APC Chieftain Salute Caliber Of PMB’s Ministerial Nominees
APC Chieftain Salute Caliber Of PMB’s Ministerial Nominees
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The pioneer national vice chairman North East of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr Umar Duhu has said that President Muhammadu Buhari selected high calibre people as minister. According to…

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…

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APC Chieftain Salute Caliber Of PMB’s Ministerial Nominees

The pioneer national vice chairman North East of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr Umar Duhu has said that President Muhammadu Buhari selected high calibre people as minister. According to Duhu, the team selected by Buhari as ministers will help him achieve his next level plan. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, Duhu, a former FCT […]

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 […]

Other States News

Anambra State First Lady Attends Church Service Wearing N1million Gucci Glasses (Photos)

The First Lady of Anambra State, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has been spotted wearing a pair of Gucci glasses which is valued at about $2,755. She made the choice of the designer glasses while attending the funeral mass of the late Chief Michael Chukwuka Onyema, father of CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema. Obiano was […]

Onnoghen suspended, not removed, FG tells Supreme Court

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja  The Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, had not been removed from office but only suspended. Responding to a suit filed before the apex court by the Cross River State Government, the two respondents […]

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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Sports

Nigeria To Host The 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup

10 years after hosting its last global football event, Nigeria is getting another chance, as FIFA has awarded the hosting rights for the 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup to the country – putting Nigeria in line to become the first African country ever to host the tournament. Selecting a host for the tournament, which will […]

PMB Urged To Appoint Fearless Minister To Cleanse Sports Of Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to appoint courageous and fearless person with a strong will as sports minister to cleanse Nigeria’s sports of corruption and rotten elements. Former chairman of Gombe State Football Association and renown sports critic, Ahmed Shuaibu Gara-Gombe made the call while chatting with LEADERSHIP Sports in Abuja over the weekend. […]

National Sports Festival opens in Abuja (Live Updates)

National Sports Festival opens in Abuja (Live Updates) All is now set for the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival. President Muhammadu Buhari is slated to attend the opening ceremony at the National Stadium, Abuja. The president, who recently arrived from Poland, may, however, be represented at the event. Already, athletes and officials […]

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. […]

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

Women Producers, Directors Blazing The Trail

Women have been known to strive for excellence and thus step up to the plate in any given endeavour. In this report, SAMUEL ABULUDE looks at the art of movie making and celebrates women movie producers and directors in Nigeria who have proved their mettle. The contributions of women in the art cum entertainment sector […]

What Does The Success Of ‘King Of Boys’ Mean For Nollywood?

Written by Daniel Okechukwu. Daniel is a Nollywood blogger. He discusses the latest happenings in the Nigerian film industry on his blog. Tweet at him @That_Nollywood_Blogger. Nollywood has a few problems preventing it from being a globally respected film industry. For some, those problems are poor data collection, lack of technical know-how, inadequate funding, and lack […]

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 […]

Health

Nigeria Of Hope Amidst Despair

The dawn of democracy in May 1999 brought a refreshing hope for Nigerians after 16 years of military intervention in national politics.  The attempt by late General Sani Abacha to transmute into a civilian president had come to naught, following the death of the dark-googled General. In a twist of fate, the angel of death […]

WHO certifies new HIV treatment drug

WHO certifies new HIV treatment drug The World Health Organisation (WHO) has certified Dolutegravir (DTG) as a safe and preferred first-line and second-line treatment drug for HIV/AIDS, adding that pregnant women can also use it. In a statement posted on its official website on Monday, it said initial studies had flagged DTG as having a […]

Mental Health Personnel Inadequate In Nigeria – Igwe

With an increase in mental illness in the country leading to many unfortunate deaths, well-meaning Nigerians are lamenting the non-availability of facilities and personnel to curb the situation. In this interview with the Medical Director of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Enugu, Dr. Monday Igwe, he speaks on the rising trend with PATIENCE IVIE IHEJIRIKA What, […]

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 […]