Rotimi Amaechi In History
Rotimi Amaechi In History
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The history of modern Nigerian politics, especially since the return to civil rule in 1999, cannot be written without generous space devoted to the personality of Rt Honourable Rotimi Chibuike…

Nigeria: Why Nigeria Air Was Suspended – Amaechi
Nigeria: Why Nigeria Air Was Suspended – Amaechi
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By Ayodeji AdegboyegaThe Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, said the Federal Executive Council was 'divided' on the modalities for the establishment of the proposed…

Buhari’s First Term: I Will Consider Myself A Huge Success – Amaechi
Buhari’s First Term: I Will Consider Myself A Huge Success –…
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 The former Minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi says he considers himself a huge success in the first term of President Muhammadu Buharis administration.During an interview on Channels Television in…

Nigeria: I Pray Next Transport Minister Has My Kind of Passion – Amaechi
Nigeria: I Pray Next Transport Minister Has My Kind of Passi…
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Ahead of the May 29 second term inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari when he is expected to dissolve his cabinet and constitute a new one, the…

EVD: NCDC Conducts Risk Assessment Amidst Ongoing Outbreak in the DRC and Uganda – Nigeria
EVD: NCDC Conducts Risk Assessment Amidst Ongoing Outbreak i…
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16 June, 2019 | Abuja – EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE: NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL CONDUCTS RISK ASSESSMENT AMIDST ONGOING OUTBREAK IN THE DRC AND UGANDA

Following a preliminary risk assessment conducted…

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Rotimi Amaechi In History

The history of modern Nigerian politics, especially since the return to civil rule in 1999, cannot be written without generous space devoted to the personality of Rt Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. This enigma of a personality is currently the Minister of Transportation and in the last general elections, was the Director General of the President […]

Nigeria: Why Nigeria Air Was Suspended – Amaechi

Photo: Hadi Sirika/Twitter By Ayodeji Adegboyega The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, said the Federal Executive Council was ‘divided’ on the modalities for the establishment of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, hence its inability to take off. The minister disclosed this in Abuja, during a valedictory press briefing. Mr Amaechi was appointed […]

Buhari’s First Term: I Will Consider Myself A Huge Success – Amaechi

  The former Minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi says he considers himself a huge success in the first term of President Muhammadu Buharis administration. During an interview on Channels Television in Abuja, Amaechi said his re-appointment as a minister for another term is at the discretion of the President. I have to be the […]

Nigeria: I Pray Next Transport Minister Has My Kind of Passion – Amaechi

Photo: Premium Times Ahead of the May 29 second term inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari when he is expected to dissolve his cabinet and constitute a new one, the minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday said he hoped that the next Transportation Minister would have the same zeal and passion especially to deliver the […]

EVD: NCDC Conducts Risk Assessment Amidst Ongoing Outbreak in the DRC and Uganda – Nigeria

16 June, 2019 | Abuja – EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE: NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL CONDUCTS RISK ASSESSMENT AMIDST ONGOING OUTBREAK IN THE DRC AND UGANDA Following a preliminary risk assessment conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the overall risk of importation of Ebola Virus Disease to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of […]

Other States News

Minimum Wage: Workers in Niger Delta states waiting for governments to walk their talk

In a clime with no social security for workers, who face escalating costs in housing, food, education, and healthcare, the prospect of earning the new minimum wage has excited trade unions in the Niger Delta. Meanwhile, in a bid to defray financial burden associated with the increment, some Niger Delta State governments have started diversifying […]

EDITORIAL3 days ago Decongest Lagos Ports, Make Eastern Ports Work

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the immediate removal of all trucks from the roads and bridges within Apapa, Lagos. This was to clear the gridlock in the area and restore sanity in the transportation system that has become hellish. We recall that in 2018, a similar directive was issued by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with […]

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Cross River Roots and Blues Festival: ‘Everything you need all under one roof’

The 8th annual Cross River Roots and Blues Festival kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Port Cape Girardeau, and according to local musician Ivas John and the show’s founder, “it’s all centered around the music.” “My idea with starting this mini festival was to bring together musicians I’ve met in different places in Chicago, […]

Ex-minister’s son abducted at gunpoint

Two United States’ institutes that monitored the 2019 general elections said yesterday that the election did not meet previous standards and the expectations of Nigerians. In their Joint report, presented in Abuja, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) said that 2019 elections were marred by irregularities, such as intimidation of […]

Sports

2019 All African Games draw: Nigeria, South Africa rekindle rivalry in Morocco

Two-time winners Nigeria will face South Africa, Cameroon and Zambia in Group B at this year’s All African Games women’s football tournament in Morocco. Following the draw held at Caf headquarters in Cairo, hosts nation Morocco will square up against Equatorial Guinea, Mali and Algeria in Group A. In February, Caf issued automatic qualification tickets to […]

Super Eagles’ debt settled ahead of Madagascar game

With a few hours to Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) clash against Madagascar, Nigeria’s national team players have been paid their outstanding bonuses and allowances. The buildup to Wednesday’s clash with Guinea had suffered a setback as a bonus row grabbed the headlines, with players boycotting the pre-match conference and arrived late for training. […]

What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister – Dalung

What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister — Dalung The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role. In an interview with The Punch, Mr. Dalung dismissed suggestions that the crisis that characterised his […]

HONOURING CLASS OF 94 GOOD FOR NIGERIA’S IMAGE

Top players agent and President of FC Ebeide FC, Churchil Oliseh has said the recent honouring of Class of 94 Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation is good PR for Nigeria.   Several major actors were crowned by the NFF last week at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, with several dignitaries from Government, FIFA […]

Mikel Obi must SAVE the Super Eagles and His Legacy, as Rohr is Failing

(Top L-R) Nigeria’s goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Nigeria’s forward Odion Ighalo, Nigeria’s defender William Ekong, Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun, Nigeria’s midfielder John Ogu, Nigeria’s midfielder John Obi Mikel, (Bottom L-R) Nigeria’s midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo, Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa, Nigeria’s defender Olaoluwa Aina, Nigeria’s forward Samuel Kalu and Nigeria’s defender Chidozie Awaziem pose before the 2019 Africa […]

Africa News

Zimbabwe: I Am Ready to Talk

By Idah Mhetu MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has indicated he is willing to talk to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in order to move the country forward if the dialogue does not result in him being part of government. Chamisa told thousands of party supporters gathered to mourn Glen View South MP, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java in the sprawling […]

South Africa: Teacher Suspended for Allegedly Carrying a Gun While Invigilating Exams

By Balise Mabona, Correspondent The Mpumalanga Department of Education has suspended a male teacher of Mabusabesala Secondary School, in Weltevrede near Siyabuswa, for allegedly invigilating a Grade 11 mid-year examination while holding a gun in his hand, the department said on Friday. “This incident happened on June 4, while pupils were writing the tourism paper,” […]

Sudan: UN to Remove Some Civilian Staff

Photo: Jason Patinkin/Voice of America Cape Town — The United Nations is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, Reuters reports from the United Nations. Medics linked to the opposition said the death toll from Monday’s a deadly raid on a protest camp and subsequent unrest had […]

South Africa: Grade 8 Pupils Allegedly Stab Grade 10 to Death Outside Gauteng School

Two Grade 8 pupils have allegedly stabbed a Grade 10 learner to death outside a school in the south of Johannesburg. Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona said that Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on his way to Forest High School in Turfontein following the incident. More to follow. News24 Culled from :Here We […]

Nigeria: You Can’t Become President Through Backdoor

Photo: Vanguard By Soni Daniel The federal government on Thursday warned the Presidential candidate of the of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, not to do anything that could land him in avoidable trouble by desperately trying to become president through the backdoor after being rejected by Nigerians at the polls. The Minister of Information, […]

Entertainment

I Am Tired Of Breaking Heart Of Ladies – Nollywood Actor Alexx Ekubo Reveals (Screenshot) » GhBase•com™

Nollywood actor Alexx Ekubo seems to have turned a new leaf  with his recent post on his Instagram page. The actor shared a shirtless photo of himself on his Instagram page and captioned the post:“I’m tired of breaking ladies Heart, from now I want to focus on their Spinal Cords. . Sincerely yours – Bouncing […]

Colourism in Nollywood: How an industry propagates culture of self-hatred for dark-skinned girls

In the last decade, I have seen Nigerian movies pay attention to style more ever than before. Female actors in particular rock the latest trends in fashion, adorned in name brand stilettos even for scenes that do not necessarily require them, in top-notch facial makeover and hair styled in long Brazilian weaves. For critical viewers […]

Ocean’s 8 Film Premiere: Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade And Africcana Win Big

Making over 55 million Naira in the opening week of Ocean’s 8 in Nigeria, movie distributors Filmone Limited have announced Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade and Africcana as the winners of the cash prize for best dressed and best designer respectively at the Met Ball Glam themed Ocean’s 8 Movie Premiere courtesy of Diamond bank and Coca-Cola. It […]

See how Genevieve Nnaji and daughter look alike

Genevieve Nnaji and daughter Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji is certainly looking radiant with her daughter, Chimebuka Nnaji in this picture posted on Instagram. Genevieve, who celebrated her 40th birthday on May 3, 2019 is still looking beautiful, but her daughter has taken after the screen goddess in beauty as the duo struck sharp resemblance. As […]

Nollywood: Alex Ekubo, Sophie Alakija star in new movie ‘Love or Quest’

Nollywood stars, Alex Ekubo and Sophie Alakija have featured in a new thrilling romantic movie titled ‘Love or Quest.’ ‘Love or Quest’ is a new entrant movie of Toria Sample making a statement in the movie of her sick brother and poor mother. In the movie, Sample made a decision to contest in a beauty […]

Health

Nigeria: Foundation Seeks Adoption of AI Technology in Healthcare

By Emma Okonji The African ICT Foundation (AFICTF) has advocated that artificial learning and machine language will change the future by improving treatment design, fine tuning diagnosis and improving accuracy and speed of detection, improving clinical administration, patient experience and general human life. The Foundation made its position known in a paper presented at the […]

Vegan restaurant owners challenge misnomers about plant-based diets

Johannesburg, South Africa — Many people associate African cuisine with meat, but at Hombaze Restaurant in Johannesburg, the traditional African selections on the menu are mostly vegetable-based and vegan. For Kenn Ayere, owner of Hombaze, offering a menu that gets back to African roots means creating dishes that use beans, plantains and traditional African spices […]

Nigeria Baby Food Market is Expected to Reach Over NGN 200 Billion by 2023: Ken Research

GURUGRAM, India, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Key Trends The future of Nigeria baby food market looks quite promising given the positive growth and development indicators such as high birth rate and fertility rate, increasing purchasing power of people, increase in number of working mothers, growing awareness among parents about baby nutrition. The receptiveness/adoption of […]

Boko Haram adopts ‘hearts and minds’ strategy in Nigeria – inspired by Isil

When a motorbike convoy of Boko Haram fighters invaded Baga in north-east Nigeria last December, residents feared the very worst. Watching the gunmen roll in, they recalled Boko Haram’s last seizure of the town in 2015, when hundreds of their men were slaughtered and their women kidnapped as “bush wives”. This time, though, the Hells […]

Nigeria: Groups Urge Govt to Tackle Air Pollution

Photo: Bindra/UNICEF By Chinedum Uwaegbulam As the United Nations (UN) mark the World Environment Day (WED) today, civil society and conservation groups have called on the federal government to find lasting solution to air pollution in Nigeria, especially in the Niger Delta. The pollution, majorly caused by the extractive industry in the region, has led […]