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Gov Emmanuel celebrates wife, Martha, at 50

Governor Udom Emmanuel has expressed gratitude to God for granting his wife, Martha, good health and vitality at the golden age of 50, describing it as a milestone worth celebrating.  The governor made this known on Monday when he joined the people of Akwa Ibom state in a special thanksgiving …

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Abacha’s Family Loses Appeal To Unfreeze Foreign Accounts

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the family of late Military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, asking for an order to unfreeze some bank accounts belonging to him and other members of the family. The accounts, domiciled in banks in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Island of Jersey, …

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NECO Result: 52 Percent Fail To Get Credit In English, Mathematics

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released its November/December Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with 33,576 candidates, representing 48.68 percent, scoring credits in both English and Mathematics for 2019. NECO’s acting Registrar, Abubakar Mohammed Gana, made this known in a press statement released on Thursday. According to the acting Registrar, …

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Helicopter Crash Greatly Strengthened My Faith, Says Osinbajo

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the helicopter crash which he was involved in last year has greatly strengthened his faith. Professor Osinbajo stated this during the thanksgiving service at the villa chapel in Abuja, celebrating his survival and 11 others from tragedy a year ago. The Agusta …

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Abducted Wife Of Kaduna-Based Medical Doctor Found Dead

The wife of a Kaduna-based medical doctor,  Philip Ataga, who was abducted by kidnappers, along with her two children, on January 25, has been found dead along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The woman and her two children were abducted from their home at the Juji community in Chikun local government area …

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FG begins revival campaigns on N-Delta Port Facilities

 Set to reactivate Ebughu Fishing Terminal As Oro Nation counts losses, neglect By Joseph Atainyang.Poised to ensure full activation of Nigeria’s economic potentials via concerted restoration of viable agricultural activities, the federal government has begun the assessment of moribund port related projects, specifically in the Niger Delta region.The idea, officials say, is …

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FG Approves N33,000 Monthly Allowance For NYSC members

The Federal Government has approved the payment of N33,000 as monthly allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this during a session with some corps members at the service’s Bauchi State. Brigadier General Ibrahim, who was on a working …

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Akwa Ibom Rerun: INEC REC A PDP Agent – APC Leader

State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Comrade Stephen Ntukekpo has decried the continued retention of Mr. Mike Igini as Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State.In a statement in Uyo on Thursday, he lamented the REC’s …

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Sack All Security Chiefs, CAN Tells Buhari

Following the recent killing of Reverend Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram terrorists, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all his security chiefs.  The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), His Eminence Dr. Samson Ayokunle in a communique on Thursday asked why …

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US To Stop Issuing Visas For ‘Birth Tourism’

The United States on Thursday said it would no longer issue temporary visitor visas to pregnant women seeking to enter the country for so-called “birth tourism.” In announcing the rule change, which takes effect Friday, the White House said foreigners were using the visas “to secure automatic and permanent American …

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