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Farmer Urges Women, Youths to Embrace Vegetable Farming

Farmer Urges Women, Youths to Embrace Vegetable Farming

A vegetable farmer in Delta, Mr Paul Ukpe, has called on women and youths in the Niger Delta region to venture into vegetables farming to improve their sources of revenue. Ukpe, who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba on Sunday, said that the soil in the […]

South Sudan Accepts 4,000 More UN Peacekeepers

South Sudan Accepts 4,000 More UN Peacekeepers

South Sudan has agreed to allow 4,000 additional UN peacekeepers enter the country, after first rejecting the regional protection force as a breach of national sovereignty. The announcement late on Sunday came after a meeting in the capital, Juba, between President Salva Kiir and ambassadors from the UN Security Council’s 15 member states. “The transitional […]

You Are Out of Tune With Reality – Govt Replies U.S. Congressman

You Are Out of Tune With Reality – Govt Replies U.S. Congressman

The Federal Government has condemned the letter of a US Congressman, Tom Marino, asking his country to withhold security support to Nigeria, describing it as “out of tune with reality’”. Marino had written the letter to the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, alleging infractions on some principles and local and international regulations and conventions […]

Buhari Hails Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigerian Youths

Buhari Hails Zuckerberg For Inspiring Nigerian Youths

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, yesterday found an admirer in President Muhammadu Buhari on account of his simplicity. Zuckerberg yesterday hurried back to Nigeria from Kenya after an earlier visit to keep an appointment with Buhari. The president told Zuckerberg, who visited him at the Presidential Villa, […]

Cameroon: 2016 Female AFCON – CRTV Acquires Ultra-modern Broadcast Equipment

Cameroon: 2016 Female AFCON – CRTV Acquires Ultra-modern Broadcast Equipment

Cameroon’s State broadcaster, CRTV, has acquired two state-of-the-art Outside Broadcast Vans (OB Vans) in view of an optimal coverage of the upcoming Female Africa Nations Cup billed for Yaounde and Limbe from 19 November to 3 December 2016. Communication Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary on September 1, 2016 received the ultra-modern equipment from officials of China’s […]

Zimbabwe: Woman Charges Four Male Friends to Rape Her Maid

Zimbabwe: Woman Charges Four Male Friends to Rape Her Maid

A Dzivarasekwa woman, Jubilee Chinyenge, allegedly hired four male friends who took turns to rape her housemaid in exchange of money. The desperate maid had just been thrown out of her grandfather’s house following a misunderstanding. The Suspects Mazwa Manyondo, Mcdonald Tembo (22) and a member of the Zimbabwe National Army Lincollin Tendai Kadengu (32), […]

Audu’s Family Rejects Gov Bello’s Award

Audu’s Family Rejects Gov Bello’s Award

The family of late Prince Abubakar Audu has described the award given to the family by Governor Yahaya Bello in commemoration of the silver jubilee anniversary of the state as self-serving and diversionary. A statement issued in Abuja by the son of the late Prince Audu,  Alhaji Muhammed Audu, advised the governor to pay entitlements […]

President Buhari Targets Officials Accused of Stealing Food From Boko Haram Victims

President Buhari Targets Officials Accused of Stealing Food From Boko Haram Victims

Hundreds of people displaced by Boko Haram last week left their camps to stage a protest in Maiduguri, Borno’s capital, to demand more aid, accusing officials of stealing food rations. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered police to arrest and make an example of government officials accused of stealing food aid intended for victims of […]

NLTF Presents Sports Equipment to 48 Kano Primary Schools

NLTF Presents Sports Equipment to 48 Kano Primary Schools

The National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) has officially presented branded sporting equipment to 48 benefitting public primary schools drawn from 44 local government areas of Kano State as part of the Fund’s intervention programme in promoting sporting activities in school children. Speaking during the presentation, Executive Secretary/CEO NLTF Engineer Habu Ahmed Gumel stated that the […]

First Nation, After Aero Contractors, Suspends Flights

First Nation, After Aero Contractors, Suspends Flights

First Nation Airlines has technically suspended its operations in line with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCARs) which stipulates that no airline operator shall carry out scheduled commercial operation with only one aircraft. The minimum acceptable number is three aircraft. The suspension of operations by First Nation is coming few hours after Aero Contractors, the […]