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March 19, 2018 2:28 PM Bolt Ready For Commonwealth Games

The world’s greatest athlete in history Usain Bolt is ready for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The retired Jamaican sprint superstar will grace the track and field events in the second week of April as a celebrity spectator. The flamboyant eight-time Olympic champion will become arguably the Coast Games’ biggest drawcard, overshadowing 15

March 8, 2018 11:44 AM IWD 2018: Fifi Ejindu, Aisha Bagudu, Tonto Dikeh for Women Summit in Abuja

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, a gender based NGO, FAME Foundation Africa, has put together a one-day event for women to converge and share their stories. The annual gathering of successful and up and coming women across different walks of life meet to share experiences and motivate one another. Speaking in a press statement, Global Volunteer 18

March 6, 2018 5:35 PM Gov Bello condemns attack on PDP Senator, supporters, orders arrest of culprits

​Kogi governor Yahaya Bello has directed the arrest of suspects ​who attacked some political leaders in Okene, Adavi and Okehi local government areas. In a statement in Lokoja on Tuesday, the governor said he would ensure that the perpetrators faced justice. The statement signed by ​his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Petra Akinti–Onyegbule, condemned the attack 25

March 6, 2018 7:58 AM How Buhari snubbed Obasanjo on his 81st birthday

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo clocked 81 yesterday with congratulatory messages coming from well-wishers and critics alike. Among those who sent their goodwill were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, David Mark, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, former Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore 25

March 4, 2018 1:16 PM National Assembly urged to override President’s stance on Peace Corps Bill

Ikubese called on President Buhari to prevent unemployed youths from committing suicide by assenting to the Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill. “Taking about 150,000 youths off the unemployment market and engaging them productively to the benefit of society is a venture that the administration should be proud to champion, having promised to create jobs,” he argued 30

February 26, 2018 4:52 AM NDDC awards scholarship to slain policeman kids

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has awarded scholarship to university level, to seven children of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko, the policeman who died during an armed robbery attack on a bank in Owerri, Imo State, last year. NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, announced the scholarship last Saturday, after receiving the Public Service Award 24

February 21, 2018 5:45 PM Over 9,000 Police Officers Retire, Die Annually – IGP

The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja. The IGP said that the development had seriously affected the manpower of the force. He noted 25

January 21, 2018 8:13 AM Ayegbaju Market Not Recommissioned – Management

It is an undeniable inexpedient to acknowledge the fact that, buying and selling are one of the essential routine in human life and this is what made the management of Ayegbaju International Market led by Hon Hakeem Okunade(SAMANJA) organised a formal opening of weekly market day fixed for every Saturday from dawn to dusk. The motive and notion behind 21

December 14, 2017 8:11 AM It’s unfortunate PDP is losing Akala, Folarin to APC – Deputy Spokesperson, Diran Odeyemi

he Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Diran Odeyemi has expressed concern over the planned defection of ex-Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala and former Senate Leader, Senator Teslim Folarin from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Odeyemi who said he was working to persuade 43

November 5, 2017 11:39 PM Nigerian Sports Awards: Voting ends November 12

The voting phase for the 6th edition of the Nigerian Sports Awards will close on November 12, 2017, this is even as the countdown to the award gathers momentum. Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, Mr. Kayode Idowu, disclosed that midnight of November 12 is the stipulated closing timeline of the voting phase which started on Thursday 43