I grew up in a community in dire need- Dr. Tanimu

I grew up in a community in dire need- Dr. Tanimu

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Tanimu Foundation Medical Diagnostic Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria is the latest addition to communal assistance by the Foundation     US-based Dr. Sabo Tanimu is Founder, Tanimu Foundation Dr. Sabo Tanimu is Founder and President, Tanimu Foundation. He has a strong…

Why Finance Bill 2019 is important to Nigeria’s economy – Minister

Why Finance Bill 2019 is important to Nigeria’s economy – Minister

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Finance minister, Zainab Ahmed At the presentation of the details and analysis of the 2020 Budget to civil society groups in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, fielded questions on a variety of issues. She…

There’s need for consultative stakeholders’ meeting to solve Taraba crisis – Senator Yusuf

There’s need for consultative stakeholders’ meeting to solve Taraba crisis – Senator Yusuf

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Senator Yusuf Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf, representing Taraba Central Senatorial District under All Progressives Congress (APC). He is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Special Duties. In this interview with Apex News, he bared his mind on 9th Senate and other issues of…

Most illegal arms money are in hands of Customs and hoodlums – Chief Okereke

Most illegal arms money are in hands of Customs and hoodlums – Chief Okereke

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…World Bank in 2012 says $888m worth of illegal small arms entered Nigeria Chief Osita Okereke is the Director-General of the National Taskforce on the Prohibition of Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunitions and Light Weapons (NATFORCE). He is passionate about checking…

We want to be the best construction company in Nigeria- Jose, MD, Juba Construction

We want to be the best construction company in Nigeria- Jose, MD, Juba Construction

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Cuban-born Engineer Jose Enrique Rodriguez Pupo is the Managing Director of Juba Construction Company Nigeria Limited. The firm was incorporated in Nigeria in 2009 and actively involved in the construction industry. Here he speaks to Apex News in various issues. Excerpts: Can…

‘That I get Nigerian food in Japan excites me’

‘That I get Nigerian food in Japan excites me’

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Mr Dansu, his wife Adesewa, toddler son Maupe and daughter Mauyon Anthony Maliki, from Tokyo Emmanuel Jesuyon Dansu is a Mathematics Biology doctoral student at the Tohoko University, Sendai, Japan. He is from Badagry, Lagos State. He is also the Secretary-General, African…

‘Why Buhari should reappoint Ogbeh into his cabinet’

‘Why Buhari should reappoint Ogbeh into his cabinet’

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Chief Iwodi Friday Adogo An chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Founder, Idoma/Buhari Support Group, Hon. Iwodi Friday Adogo, in this interview explains why immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh should be reappointed by President…

‘Most African countries neglect cotton production’

‘Most African countries neglect cotton production’

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Baba Berthe is the President, African Cotton Association as well as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Malian Company for the Development of Textiles. In this interview, he spoke about the difficulties to develop cotton production in the continent and preparations to host its…

How I established Faculty of Environmental Sciences at Nasarawa State University- Professor Nasiru Idris

How I established Faculty of Environmental Sciences at Nasarawa State University- Professor Nasiru Idris

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Professor Nasiru Idris Professor Nasiru Idris rose to become a professor at age 40 years. Presently, the Adamawa State-born academic is the Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nasarawa State University, Keffi.  A strong voice on environment matters in the country…

My life as a woman firefighter in Nigeria

My life as a woman firefighter in Nigeria

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Firewoman Taiwo Oyerinde Taiwo Oyerinde is a female firefighter in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The 53-year-old indigene of Ogun State joined the Federal Fire Service Department immediately she left secondary school in 1986 in Lagos State, but later obtained higher educational certificates….