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Nigerians in Diaspora To Protest Against Fulani Herdsmen

Nigerians in Diaspora To Protest Against Fulani Herdsmen

Irked by the incessant violent activities perpetrated by suspected Fulani herdsmen Nigerians in the Diaspora are planning to stage a protests started this week in major world capitals in response to the   killings and destructions recorded in the hands of armed herdsmen. This is coming in response to last week’s attack at Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani community […]

Northern Governors Divided Over Implementation Of Preaching Law

Northern Governors Divided Over Implementation Of Preaching Law

The no-licence-no-preaching law which was allegedly unanimously endorsed last Friday by the 19 northern state governors may be heading for the rocks as some of the governors may have dissociated from it, noting that the peculiarity of their states will not permit implementation of such law. The 19 northern state governors under the aegis of […]

Camerounian President, Biya Arrives In Nigeria Tuesday On State Visit

Camerounian President, Biya Arrives In Nigeria Tuesday On State Visit

President Paul Biya of Cameroun will at the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari begin a two-day state visit to Nigeria tuesday. A statement issued in Abuja monday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Biya would be accompanied by his wife, Chantal, and senior Camerounian government officials. […]

Ogun Policemen Torture Father Of Six To Death

Ogun Policemen Torture Father Of Six To Death

A mason, Adeshina Adewuyi, has been tortured to death by a team of policemen who raided his community in Itoki, Ogun State. It was learnt that the policemen, numbering about seven and attached to the Agbado division, picked up the deceased around 4pm on Saturday and ordered him to enter a bus they brought to […]

International Dance Day

International Dance Day

On April 29, 2016 International Dance Day, also known as World Dance Day, is celebrated through promotion by the International Dance Council (CID). The day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute. The date was chosen to commemorate the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, who was born in […]

Oil Theft: Multinational Taskforce To Patrol Gulf Of Guinea – Buhari

Oil Theft: Multinational Taskforce To Patrol Gulf Of Guinea – Buhari

ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that a multinational taskforce would soon be established to patrol the waters of the Gulf of Guinea. He also stated that the troops from across the lake Chad basin were now combing the Sambisa Forest, a deadly den of the Boko haram insurgents. The president made revelation while receiving the […]

Military Plans Joint Operations Against Herdsmen

Military Plans Joint Operations Against Herdsmen

Strong indications emerged on Thursday that the military high command in the country might come up with a joint operation involving the various security agencies against the menace of Fulani herdsmen in the country. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, told our correspondent on Thursday  that the expected operation would not be […]

The Art of Saying No as a Philanthropist

The Art of Saying No as a Philanthropist

  SOMETIMES the hardest part of being a philanthropist is saying no — particularly if the request comes from worthy organizations or equally well-heeled friends. “We start from a place of empathy,” said Susan Wolf Ditkoff, partner and co-head of the philanthropy practice at the Bridgespan Group, a consultancy. “It’s hard to say no to […]

Why Nigeria Agric Produce Are Rejected Abroad-NEPC

Why Nigeria Agric Produce Are Rejected Abroad-NEPC

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said that agricultural produce from Nigerian farmers are being rejected abroad, especially by countries of the European Union (EU) due to Afro-toxin materials present in the produce. This, according to the council, informed its rigorous efforts at continuous education of farmers on best practices. Trade Promotion Officer of […]

12-year-old Wins Spelling Bee After Eight Attempts

12-year-old Wins Spelling Bee After Eight Attempts

  Twelve-year old Ruth Ejims was one lucky girl last Friday.  The JSS2 pupil of Shalom College, Port Harcourt, emerged winner of this year’s The Spelling Bee competition, the Nigerian franchise of Sripps Spelling Bee of Washington DC, after misspelling her championship words about eight times. The battle for the winner dragged from the 11th round, […]