BUHARI, Don’t Be Afraid
BUHARI, Don’t Be Afraid
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They have reported that the president said he was disappointed with the Nigerian Police and when asked what he would do to the IG of Police who is reported to…

Shocker! Wizkid reportedly loses belongings at Port Harcourt Concert [VIDEO]
Shocker! Wizkid reportedly loses belongings at Port Harcourt…
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Nigerian pop-star, Wizkid was reportedly mobbed last night at his anticipated Port Harcourt concert.
 
Wizkid who loves to engage with his fans during his performances was said to have lost his…

Rotimi Amaechi warns Nigerians against voting for Atiku
Rotimi Amaechi warns Nigerians against voting for Atiku
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The Director-General of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has cautioned Nigerians against voting for Atiku Abubakar in 2019.

Efficient rail line, solution to Lagos gridlocks — Amaechi
Efficient rail line, solution to Lagos gridlocks — Amaechi
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Speaking during an inspection of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project, the minister said that the major challenge at Lagos seaports was not clearing but inefficient rail line.

PDP Convention: Visitors stranded as aspirants overbook hotels in Port Harcourt
PDP Convention: Visitors stranded as aspirants overbook hote…
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It was only Thursday – two days to the showdown – but hotels in Port Harcourt were so occupied that visitors who arrived ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the…

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BUHARI, Don’t Be Afraid

They have reported that the president said he was disappointed with the Nigerian Police and when asked what he would do to the IG of Police who is reported to have completed his required service period, he was said to have remarked that he will soon take action and that he is watching. My lord, […]

Shocker! Wizkid reportedly loses belongings at Port Harcourt Concert [VIDEO]

Nigerian pop-star, Wizkid was reportedly mobbed last night at his anticipated Port Harcourt concert.   Wizkid who loves to engage with his fans during his performances was said to have lost his personal effects to the crowd. In a video shared on social media, a fan was captured trying to forcefully remove his ‘socks’ even […]

Rotimi Amaechi warns Nigerians against voting for Atiku

The Director-General of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has cautioned Nigerians against voting for Atiku Abubakar in 2019. According to Daily Post, the minister made the comment on Friday, December 28, 2018, while speaking at the flag-off of President Buhari’s re-election campaign in Akwa-Ibom state. Amaechi said that the […]

Efficient rail line, solution to Lagos gridlocks — Amaechi

Speaking during an inspection of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project, the minister said that the major challenge at Lagos seaports was not clearing but inefficient rail line. “The problem at the Lagos seaports is not clearing because goods are cleared on time. The problem is movement of those goods out of port. “I am not […]

PDP Convention: Visitors stranded as aspirants overbook hotels in Port Harcourt

It was only Thursday – two days to the showdown – but hotels in Port Harcourt were so occupied that visitors who arrived ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are at the risk of being stranded. A PREMIUM TIMES survey of both luxury and budget accommodations in the Rivers State […]

Other States News

Police Nab 103 Hardened Criminals in Anambra

CP Garba B Umar Anambra Police Commissioner Police Nab 103 Hardened Criminals in Anambra In continuation of its efforts to stem the tide of crime and ensure safety of lives and property in Anambra State, the Command Special Anti Cultism unit,FSARS and Divisional Police headquarters had during the period under review carried out a coordinated […]

Cross Rivers APC: Minister’s Ambition Not Behind Party Crisis – Aide

Chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) and an aide to the Minister of Niger Delta, Mr Sam Bassey has absolved the Minister, Mr Usani Uguru Usani, from being the reason for the crisis bedevilling the party in Cross Rivers state. Bassey further debunked speculations that Usani’s political ambition is responsible for the crisis […]

Local governments in Anambra state and their towns

Local governments provide services to the population in the areas of education, culture, health care, social welfare, public parks, water supply, and sewage. All of them operate by decrees which are supplementing national laws and approved by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. This post will tell you about local governments in Anambra state and their […]

Cross River Community sends SOS to government

Governor of Cross River state Ben Ayade From EMMA OBI, Calabar Indigenes of  Ebom in Cross River State on Thursday reported the missing of one of their kinsmen, Obeten Ube, who went to in his farm and has not been seen ever since then. The suspicion is that he might have been kidnapped and whisked […]

Episode 127 – Crossing Rivers To Aso Rock feat. Donald Duke

[No available link text] For Apple users, you can listen to this episode of the Loose Talk podcast The latest guest of Loose Talk podcast is none other than former Cross Rivers state Governor Donald Duke. Donald Duke who has declared his intent to run for President in 2019, speaks on a range of issues […]

Sports

Hannover defender Kevin Akpoguma says Super Eagles boss wants him to play for Nigeria

Hannover 96 defender Kevin Akpoguma has stated that Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr still wants him to play for Nigeria’s senior national men’s football team. The 23-year-old defender is a youth international for Germany and even captained the Europeans against the Flying Eagles of Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The youngster […]

We won’t show up for super eight, 3SC dares NFF

The General Manager of 3SC has hinted that the club will not be honouring the NNL super eight that is scheduled for today in Aba and the has written to the NFF. The Nigeria Football Federation has been at loggerheads with the some Nigeria National League clubs on the number of teams to be promoted […]

Griezmann the saviour for Atletico again

Griezmann has now scored all of Atletico’s last six goals and this latest one, from the penalty spot, was all that separated the teams in a cagey contest at the Wanda Metropolitano. A 1-0 victory for Diego Simeone’s side cuts the gap from five points to two behind Barca, who will restore their advantage with […]

Here are the contestants that want to lead Nigerian football for the next 4 years

After avoiding a FIFA ban and postponing the Current committee members will come up against some old administrators and new faces as the list of cleared contestants that want to lead Nigerian football for the next 4 years have been unveiled. Gianni Infantino and Amaju Pinnick at AITEO-NFF Awards The list of contestants were cleared […]

Lobi Stars are Nigeria Professional Football League champions after abrupt ending

Lobi Stars have emerged as champions of the 2017-18 Nigeria Professional Football League season. The League Management Company stated in a meeting on Friday that they reached a consensus to end the league season after 24 games. They were concerned about missing the October 15 deadline set by the Confederation of African Football. Every nation across […]

Africa News

South Africa: What Matric Pass Rate Means for Universities

Photo: SABC Digital News/YouTube analysis By Suellen Shay, University of Cape Town South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements. These are academic results of students in their final year of high school. The […]

Africa: Is Boko Haram’s Notorious Leader About to Return From the Dead Again?

Photo: Premium Times analysis By Jacob Zenn Two years ago, Islamic State expelled Shekau from its West Africa “province” for being too hard-line. Is it preparing to reverse course? Since 2009, when Boko Haram first launched its insurgency, the group’s most recognisable leader has been Abubakar Shekau. The notorious leader has featured in countless videos, […]

Kenya:National Examiner Issues Tough Rules to Curb Cheating

Photo: Tonny Omondi/Daily Nation By Ouma Wanzala The national examiner has issued strict guidelines to school principals on how they should administer exams to curb cheating. In a circular to the principals dated October 22, Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) said they will be required to pick the examination materials from containers at 6am. The […]

Kenya:1 Dead, 15 Rescued in Malindi Building Collapse

Photo: The Nation By Charles Lwanga One person has died and 15 so far rescued from the building that collapsed in Malindi on Friday. Teams from the Kenya Defence Forces, National Police Service, Kenya Red Cross and county fire brigade are at the scene to comb through the debris in bid to save those trapped […]

Togo:Signature of the concession agreement for the Kékéli power plant between the Togolese Republic and the Eranove Group

press release Lomé, 23 October 2018 – Under the high patronage of His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic, the Minister of Mines and Energy, Marc Dèdèriwè Ably-Bidamon, and the Director General of the pan-African industrial group Eranove, Marc Albérola, signed on 23 October a power generation concession agreement for the design, financing, […]

Entertainment

Decoding a Scene: Zakariya on the football matches in ‘Sudani from Nigeria’

One of the most successful Malayalam films of 2018, Sudani from Nigeria, which is directed and scripted by Zakariya, is set in Malappuram. Football has always been a passion and a celebration for the people here. Zakariya’s debut venture tells the story of an unlikely friendship that rises above language barriers in the football-crazy region. Malappuram […]

Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde passes away after a brief illness

Gbenga Akintude popularly known as ‘Burger’ has died after a brief illness. According to Kunle Afod, an actor and producer, who announced his death via Instagram, Akintunde died on Thursday, January 3, 2018, after visiting the hospital to complain of malaria. “You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year […]

Wakanda Forever: Nollwyood Releases Spin-Off For ‘Black Panther’ (WATCH Movie)

Barely a month after the release of Marvel’s “Black Panther” – a movie that has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office – Nigeria’s movie industry Nollywood decided to produce its own version of the game-changing movie “Wakanda Forever”. Only Black Panther Can Stop Boko Haram While Wakanda is a fictional African nation […]

INTERVIEW: Most Nigerian Nollywood Movies are Dedicated to Occult Kingdom Managed by Queen of Heaven- Nigerian Pastor

Relligion By: Okafor Joseph Monday, December 12, 2018 Ohesz Azuka, is the dynamic pastor of the Kingdom Power International Praying Centre, aka Solution Ground with over 1,000,000 members in Lagos, Nigeria. A former Deeper Life Church Location Pastor. His diligence, foresight, distinctive and deliverance leadership styles have pedestalled him as one of the greatest deliverance […]

Pulse List 2018: Top Nollywood movies of the year

From “New Money” to “King Of Boys,” viewers were treated to some of the best storylines, dialogue and good use of camera angle in the movies released in 2018. The top Nollywood movies 2018 was arrived at after considerations on the storyline, character interpretation of roles and the overall acceptance of the movie by viewers. […]

Health

Should Nigeria emulate Rwanda and ban bleaching products?

In 2017, a 2002 survey by Zero Hg, Mercury Working Group which placed Nigeria second on a list of bleaching product consumption with a staggering 99 million users, underlining the effects of colorism in Nigeria and the need to be the societal standard for ‘beautiful’ resurfaced – India is first with 735 million users. Pulse […]

Buhari inaugurates 2nd Strategic Health Development Plan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated the Second National Strategic Health Development Plan (2018 – 2022). He also launched the Universal Healthcare coverage documents as well as the implementation of the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund Programme. The president, who was represented on the occasion by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. […]

Employing innovation, research to address Nigeria’s needs

Nigeria’s healthcare system is faced with different challenges ranging from inaccessible and unaffordable care, lack of infrastructure and information technology thereby limiting efforts to meet the health needs of its teeming population Effective health tools such as drugs, vaccines and diagnostics are fundamental to tackling the diseases that excessively affect the country. However, these tools […]

Malnutrition: UNICEF tasks health workers on exclusive breastfeeding

Dr Martin Jackson, UNICEF Nutrition Officer, Bauchi Zone, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN). Jackson said that taking the lead would encourage mothers to effectively practice exclusive breastfeeding as against what is obtainable in some health facilities. The nutritionist frowned at the poor exclusive practice by some health workers […]

Brain Drain: About 12 doctors leave Nigeria weekly – Resident doctors

Brain Drain: About 12 doctors leave Nigeria weekly — Resident doctors Resident doctors say that about 12 of their colleagues leave Nigeria every week to practise overseas. The president of the Association of Resident Doctors Federal Capital Territory Administration, Abuja chapter, Michael Olarewaju, stated this at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday. He spoke […]