Month: September 2020

NIGERIA @60: JONATHAN, ATIKU, PDP URGE NIGERIANS NOT TO LOSE HOPE

 President Goodluck Jonathan has asked Nigerians not to lose hope despite the challenges bedevilling the nation. The former President in a statement on Wednesday, on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th anniversary, noted that the country’s journey has been that of mixed fortunes, adding that it required the commitment of all citizens to build a strong …

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EMIR OF ZAZZAU: KADUNA GOVT ORDERS FRESH SELECTION PROCESS

Kaduna State Government has directed the five kingmakers of the Zazzau emirate to begin a fresh selection of candidates for the 19th emir of Zazzau after it jettisoned the earlier list submitted to it. The state government on Wednesday stated that the earlier processes had excluded two untreated applicants including the Bunu Zazzau and the …

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ASUU will suspend strike soon – Minister of Labour, Ngige

Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, Tuesday evening said that the ministries of Finance, Education, Labour and Employment and the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation would meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to resolve issues affecting the education sector. Disclosing this when he appeared on Channels Television, …

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How herdsmen assassinated 10 Plateau monarchs, by Senator

Senator Istifanus Gyang (Plateau North) has blamed herdsmen for what he described as “serious killings and targeted assassinations” of traditional rulers in the state. Gyang, who came under order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules during plenary, said 10 traditional rulers have been assasinated mostly from his senatorial district. He said the development called for …

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BREAKING: I feel proud to win BBNaija Lockdown ― Laycon

Winner of the Big Brother Season 5 Lockdown edition, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon has expressed delight joy at winning the show.   Speaking during the prize presentation moments ago, he thanked his fans and everyone who supported him throughout the “I came to promote my song and go maybe after two weeks. But …

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Samsung introduces advanced 2020 consumer products

Samsung Electronics Nigeria has unveiled its 2020 consumer products range. The launch in Victoria Island, Lagos, recently, showcased the latest in its revolutionary and innovative QLED and Crystal UHD television series, along with Windfree airconditioners, side-by-side refrigerators and drum washing machines.   Keeping with its resolve to utilise its transformative ideas and technologies to shape …

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P&ID: London court orders release of $200m to FG

The London Commercial Court on Tuesday, ordered the release of the $200 million guarantee put in place as security for the stay of execution granted Nigeria for the appeal filed against the judgment of Justice Butcher for the execution of the Arbitral award of $10 billion in favour of Messrs Process and Industrial Development Limited …

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Pinnick: NFF to partner Rivers govt on Real Madrid Academy

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is to partner the Rivers state government for the camping of Nigeria youth teams at the Real Madrid Academy based in Port Harcourt.   NFF’s President, Amaju Pinnick stated this shortly after being taken around the facility by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Real Madrid Academy, Chris Green, …

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Clash between lawmakers prompt Reps to withdraw water bill.

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday clashed over the controversial National Water Resources Bill . Members of the House, mostly from the southern part of the country and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party , raised various legal and procedural issues on the bill . Efforts by their northern colleagues to save the bill …

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