Eid-al-Kabir: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

Eid-al-Kabir: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

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Prices of rams gets higher as Sallah approaches The Federal Government has declared August 12 and 13 as Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement on…

Nigeria’s government promotes 2,932 senior civil servants

Nigeria’s government promotes 2,932 senior civil servants

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Head of Civil Service of Nigeria,  Winifred Oyo-Ita The Federal Government has approved the promotion of 2,932 senior civil servants in the federal civil service under the 2018 Directorate Level promotion exercise. This is contained in a circular by the Federal Civil…

Wayne Rooney to join Derby County from DC United in January

Wayne Rooney to join Derby County from DC United in January

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Wayne Rooney Former England captain Wayne Rooney will join Championship club Derby County as a player-coach in January from MLS side DC United. The 33-year-old forward, who is Manchester United and England’s all-time record goalscorer, will join the Rams on an initial…

Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 88

Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 88

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Late Toni Morrison The Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize…

Amnesty International: When an umpire becomes a vested party

Amnesty International: When an umpire becomes a vested party

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By John Ibekwe Let’s play a game. Take a statement issued by Amnesty International, or a story credited to the NGO, strip it of the organization’s name and read the story again. The outcome is that one would be left with a…

Tuface emerges Stock Exchange ambassador

Tuface emerges Stock Exchange ambassador

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Tuface Idibia The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday appointed International Award-Winning artist, Innocent Idibia’ popularly known as `Tuface or 2Baba` as its ‘Good Cause Ambassador’. Mr Oscar Onyema, NSE Chief Executive Officer said this at the unveiling of Tuface organised by…

Shun cultism, bad company, Police officer, Nwode urges students as she bags award

Shun cultism, bad company, Police officer, Nwode urges students as she bags award

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Princess Nwode receiving the award By Sunny A. David, Awka Students in Nigeria have been advised to flee cultism in all its appearances and be mindful of bad company. The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in-charge of Public Complaints and Anti-Piracy in…

Emecheta urges Igbo youths to explore agro value chain, cow breeding opportunities

Emecheta urges Igbo youths to explore agro value chain, cow breeding opportunities

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Mr Emecheta, Chairman, Willie Obiano Support Group By Sunny A. David, Awka Igbo stakeholders have been urged to support the resolution of South East Governors to reposition the zone for sustainable development. Speaking to journalists in Awka, the Chairman of Willie Obiano…

RevolutionNow: Coalition reveals how foreign interests spent over $500m on Sowore

RevolutionNow: Coalition reveals how foreign interests spent over $500m on Sowore

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…reaffirms commitment to indivisibility of Nigeria under PMB Mr Sowore In a desperate bid to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari by whatsoever means available, some foreign interests lavished around $500m on Omoyele Sowore to execute their scheme through the RevolutionNow protest. This was…

Amnesty International as a new identity for corporate terrorism?

Amnesty International as a new identity for corporate terrorism?

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By Benjamin Angwe I am constrained to lend my voice to the ongoing debate on the activities of Amnesty International in Nigeria. I must add that penning this article is borne out of genuine desire to see that the Nigeria of our…