The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged the federal government’s support of local food producers to meet the growing challenge of feeding the nation. Ogbeh gave the assurance in Lagos after his familiarisation visit to the production facilities of Sympli, pioneers of Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) fruits and vegetables in..."
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The Minister of
Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke was accused by Stephanie Otobo, Apostle Suleman’s alleged lover of having sexual relations and also collecting a car and a house from him. The actress who has been mute since the reports were revealed took to Instagram to deny speaking to anyone about it on the advise of her lawyers as they..."
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Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke was accused by Stephanie
Two weeks after it was signed into law by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State’s law on the environment is still inaccessible to the public. The law titled: Consolidated Laws on the Management, Protection and Sustainable Development on the Environment in Lagos State and Connected Purposes, was signed by Mr. Ambode on March 1 after a contentious..."
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Two weeks after it was signed into law by Governor
Austria Vienna striker Olanrewaju Kayode has been called up for for the Super Eagles friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso later this month. It will be Kayode’s first run-out with the Eagles as he will replace the crocked Victor Osimhen who has been ruled out of the test games due to injury. The 18-year-old..."
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Austria Vienna striker Olanrewaju Kayode has been called up for for the Super
The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere wants the South West governors to urgently rise up and defend the rights of Yoruba people to live peacefully on their land and in a secured environment. The group warned it could no longer continue to fold its hands and allow provocative and wanton killings of its citizens by suspected..."
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The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere wants the South
About 500,000 Nigerians have been equipped with digital intelligence by Google in its Digital Skills for Africa (DSA) programme. In the DSA programme, Google actually trained one million youths across Africa, with Nigeria having the largest trainees. The one million milestone was achieved within 11 months for the age bracket of 18 to 35 years.The..."
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About 500,000 Nigerians have been
Six people were on Wednesday killed in suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to a statement by the information officer in charge of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)’s North-east Zonal Office, Mallam Abdulkareem Ibrahim, the attacks happened at about 1.15a.m. on Wednesday The statement read: “Four female teenage suicide bombers and..."
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The Federal Government says it is committed to providing N701 billion as guaranty to electricity to ensure market liquidity in the country’s power sector. Alhaji Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, disclosed this on Monday in Keffi, Nasarawa State. Baba-Shehuri spoke on “Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission in Nigeria’’ at..."
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The Federal Government
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that while the introduction of technology and other rule changes may benefit the sport in certain cases there is a real danger that football could become a “stop-and-go game”. The International Football Association Board have recommended trialling video replays next season and have considered introducing sin-bins for yellow card offences..."
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The Nigerian Army has warned that it is a grievous criminal offence for individuals or communities to continue to shield or harbour any known Boko Haram terrorists in their midst. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman gave the warning in a statement on Thursday in Abuja after troops thwarted attempt by the remnants of Boko..."
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The Nigerian Army has warned that it is a grievous criminal offence for individuals
Pep Guardfiola blames himself for the failure of Manchester City to keep up with the Champions Leagues competition. “He says he didn’t convince then enough to win the match against monaco”. “I tried to convince them in all the meetings we had to come here, try to attack and score,” said Guardiola. “My mistake was..."
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Pep Guardfiola blames himself for
A former Brazilian soccer player, sentenced to more than two decades in prison for ordering the murder of an ex-girlfriend, has returned to the sport. He was released from prison on a technicality and swiftly signed by a team. The decision has prompted outrage in Brazil, The Associated Press reports. Multiple sponsors have pledging to..."
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A former Brazilian soccer player, sentenced to more than two decades
In the face of dwindling state resources, Governor Aregbesola has taken upon himself some ambitiously near impossible tasks and turned them around. Osun roads: Osogbo East by-pass project, AbdulKareem Adebisi Akande Trumpet Interchange Bridge linking the Ibadan-Ife Expressway with the new Omoluabi Motorway (old Gbongan-Osogbo Road) and others are obvious examples. It is very credible..."
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Marouane Fellaini believes Manchester United “will do everything” to reach the Champions League next season, with the club having missed out in two of their last three campaigns. Fellaini, 29, spoke about his team’s two chances to reach Europe’s top competition — via a top-four finish in the Premier League or by winning the Europa..."
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Marouane Fellaini believes
As part of the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s consultations with stakeholders in the Niger Delta, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Akwa Ibom State and, in keeping with what this newspaper has consistently advocated for years, ordered all major oil companies to relocate their headquarters to the neglected region. This is a good development, after such..."
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As part of the Muhammadu
The technical crew of Osun United FC has named its final 29-man squad ahead of the 2017 Nigeria National League new season scheduled to kick off this weekend. The head coach of the Omoluabi Giants, Duke Udi, expressed confidence in the players listed in a statement signed by the club’s spokesman, Tunde Shamsudeen. The gaffer..."
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The technical crew of Osun United FC has named its final 29-man squad ahead
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says helicopters are now free to fly in and out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. Mr. Sirika made this known while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Wednesday. The National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno, had on Monday announced the ban on helicopter..."
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The Minister of State for
Nigeria will back the candidature of incumbent, Issa Hayatou in Thursday’s Confederation of African Football (Caf) elections in Ethiopia. This follows a directive from the Nigerian government instructing Nigeria’s delegate at the elections, Amaju Pinnick to cast his vote for the 70-year-old Camerounian who has been in charge of the Africa football-governing body for the..."
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Nigeria will back the candidature of incumbent, Issa
While Apple fans still have about six months of thumb-twiddling left to endure before the hotly anticipated new iPhone 8 is finally revealed, Android lovers are now just two weeks away from Samsung’s official Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 unveiling. Of course, BGR already exclusively unveiled the Galaxy S8 earlier this month, albeit unofficially, and there..."
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While Apple fans
Three people have died out of 20 cases of monkey smallpox in northern Congo, a statement by the Congolese Ministry of Health and Population in Brazzaville warned. According to the statement, the epidemic had already surfaced in same area back in 2003. Monkey pox is characterized by button-like boils filled with liquid spread all over..."
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Three people have died out of 20 cases of monkey smallpox in northern Congo, a statement