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  • U-17 AFCON: Beware Of Congo, Manu Tells Golden Eaglets

    BY OLAWALE AYENI, Abuja Ahead of the 2021 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Cup (AFCON), former Golden Eaglets coach, Manu Garba, has tipped Congo as the most difficult opposition to Nigeria’s U17 national team. Five-times world champions Nigeria are grouped alongside Tanzania, Algeria and Congo in Group B of the ...

  • The No-Nonsense Phase

    By Wole Olaoye Mohammed Babagana Monguno, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser, usually doesn’t hug the klieg lights. In the face of the unprecedented spate of kidnappings, armed banditry and other threats to society, however, the retired army general recently spoke in unmistakable terms which many analysts have interpreted as signalling the ...

  • Why Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Must Be Reviewed – Former Envoy

    this Interview with INNOCENT ODOH, former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bulus Lolo, says Nigeria’s Foreign Policy must be comprehensively reviewed to address new challenges facing the global community, especially as they affect Nigeria in the 21st Century You have advocated a comprehensive conference to review ...

  • FRSC Decorates 123 Special Marshals In Rivers

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday, decorated 120 Special Marshals and three Honorary Special Marshals in the Rivers state Command.   Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, while decorating the new special marshals during the induction ceremony  in Port Harcourt, reaffirmed the agency’s commitment of service to ...

  • Ganduje Cautions Against Politicising Security Matters

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has cautioned politicians against  making unguarded comments on security-related matters that could  undermine Federal Government’s efforts at securing the nation. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammed Garba, on Saturday in Kano. Ganduje described the declaration of ...

  • Late Arrival Of Materials Characterises LG Election In Delta

    Late arrival of election materials and low turnout of voters characterised Saturday’s local council poll in parts of Delta. The News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some of the few voters who turned out at the polling units expressed disappointment over the late arrival of voting materials. NAN reports ...

  • Yvonne Jegede Awarded For Consistent Scholarship Payment

    By Our Correspondent The management and staff of Roy-Dek Academy recently honoured one of Nigeria’s finest actresses, Yvonne Jegede for being consistent in paying the tuition of more than 20 pupils of the school for years. The actress who graduated from the University of Cyprus was duly honoured by the ...

  • Insecurity: FCTA Introduces School Security Guidelines Watch

    Following the fear of insecurity among students in Abuja schools, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it has introduced routine strategic school security system, known as School Security Guidelines Watch (SSGW), to ensure the safety of students. Acting director of administration and finance, FCTA Education Secretariat, Mallam Leramoh Abdulrazaq, ...

  • End Trade In Babies

    Recently, 24 pregnant women and 11 children were rescued from a ‘baby’ factory in Calabar by operation Akpakwu, a security outfit set up by the Cross River State government.  In Lagos too, a young mother of 22 was reported to have sold her three month old baby boy for a ...

  • My Secret Life: Life Is Not A Bed Of Roses – Su’ad

    LIFE IN BRIEF Chef   Su’ad Abubakar Zubairu, of Fulani extraction from Adamawa State. She is political science graduate and boasts of two Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Education. She was out of job for 10 years after her graduation before she jointly opened the Spicy Sweet Culinary School with ...

  • API, NBS Set To Partner On Nigeria Disability Data

    Abuja-based opinion research think-tank, Africa Polling Institute (API), has unveiled plans to partner with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on the collection of data on people living with disabilities (PWD) in Nigeria, under the Nigeria Disability Project. The plan was made known during a recent courtesy visit by the ...

  • UN, Germany, Unveil Plans To End Nigeria’s Illegal Wildlife Trade

    BY CHIKA OKEKE, Abuja The United Nations has unveiled plans that would culminate into strategic partnership with the federal government, Germany and the European Union (EU) to end Nigeria’s wildlife trafficking and forest crimes through the development of the first-ever national strategy. Country representative of United Nations Office on Drugs ...

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