Traditional Institution Remains Unique Addition To Rich Diversity Of Nigeria- Benin Monarch
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NRC waiting for CCECC over suspended Lagos train operations
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You will have pleasure on our roads this ember season- Fashola assures Nigerians
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Olu of Warri urges Buhari to make Ogidigben Gas Revolution Park a star project
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Traditional Institution Remains Unique Addition To Rich Diversity Of Nigeria- Benin Monarch

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Questions Amaechi Should Answer On Transportation University By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

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NRC waiting for CCECC over suspended Lagos train operations

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the NRC, had on Sept. 30, stopped daily train services on the existing narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa in Lagos. The suspension was to fast track the completion of the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line which required shifting the existing narrow gauge and […]

You will have pleasure on our roads this ember season- Fashola assures Nigerians

Babatunde Raji Fashola   .      As Minister hosts Public Transport Owners of Nigeria Association (PTONA) ·      Says contractors have remobilized to sites to repair and restore  portions of the roads affected by adverse weather ·      “Your industry can lift a lot of people out of poverty to prosperity and we have a role […]

Olu of Warri urges Buhari to make Ogidigben Gas Revolution Park a star project

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, on Thursday, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to make the Ogidigben Gas Revolution Park his star project by resuming work in the shortest time possible. This is just as His Royal Majesty (HRM), Ogiame, has urged members of his kingdom to get ready to work with officials of the […]

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Waltersmith sponsors, partners Imo State on electrification project

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Nigerians React As Anambra State First Lady Donates To The Helpless In US

First lady of Anambra State, Mrs Obiano in USA A new photo is currently circulating on social media capturing the moment the first lady of Anambra State, Mrs. Obiano was spotted allegedly donating relief materials to the helpless in Houston Texas, United States. Read Also: There Are Evil Spirits In Anambra Government House – Governor Obiano […]

Hyundai Will Showcase Its New EV Concept ’45’ at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai has teased its new electric vehicle concept that will be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The company has revealed little so far, only unveiling a tantalizing image and revealing a few choice details about where the company’s vision for EVs is headed. RELATED: HYUNDAI UNVEILS NEW CONCEPT CAR THAT HAS […]

Anambra 2021: Transcorp President, Ozigbo joins guber race

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (TRANSCORP), Mr Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, has declared his intention to contest the Anambra governorship election under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) come 2021. Declaring his intention at the weekend to his ward members at Amesi ward in Aguata local government area, he appealed […]

ANALYSIS: Despite poor allocations to health, education, lawmakers want 20% of national budget for constituency projects

Advertisement FEDERAL lawmakers are asking for at least 20 per cent of Nigeria’s annual budget to compulsorily be spent on constituency projects. This is coming at a time when the country has yet to make good on similar commitments towards improving budgetary allocations to education, health, and food production. In November, the Constituency Projects (Budgetary) […]

Sports

1xBet granted full national licence in Nigeria

1xbet has been granted a full National Licence to operate in Nigeria until 2024. The licence allows the operator to do business in all states and local government regions across Nigeria. The operator said that the move will allow it to ensure high standards are upheld when it comes to responsible gambling in the country. […]

Shehu Dikko: Nigeria Football Federation have paid Super Falcons’ entitlements

Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owe the women’s team outstanding bonuses and allowances The Super Falcons crashed out of the Women’s World Cup following a 3-0 defeat to Germany in the Round of 16 at Stade des Alpes in Grenoble on Saturday. After their […]

Sports Minister Dalung keeps mum over IAAF money Nigeria illegally pocketed

Nigerian sports officials are either refusing to talk or passing blames after the country received overpayments from the global athletics body, spent the money illegally, and refused to pay back for over two years. On Monday, the International Association of Athletics Federations said it had done everything possible to get the $130,000 it mistakenly paid […]

Football agents in Nigeria tasked on trafficking, other vices

Menu <!– Skip to content –> Football agents in Nigeria tasked on trafficking, other vices The need for proper training of players’ representatives (agents) in Nigeria has again been reemphasized following the growing cases of trafficking and young footballers literally signing slave deals across the globe. A recent report on Quartz Africa claims that more […]

Sports Betting: The Unchecked Rise of a Billion Naira Gambling Epidemic in Nigeria

With the massive love for sports – especially football – in Nigeria, the sports betting industry has thrived in the last 10 years. This is because sports lovers have found a way of putting their ‘money where their mouth is’ with hopes of getting ‘a reward’ for their enthusiasm. And with the evolution of the […]

Africa News

Kenya: President Kenyatta, British PM Agree to Scale Up Kenya-UK Ties

Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson focused on scaling up the robust ties between Kenya and the UK. At the meeting held at the PM’s office on No.10 Downing Street in London, President Kenyatta and PM Johnson discussed a wide range of areas of mutual interest […]

Nigeria: ICC Identifies Potential War Crimes by Nigerian Security Forces, Boko Haram

The Office of Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has outlined 10 possible cases it could press against Nigerian security forces and the three factions of insurgent groups operating under the popular name of Boko Haram. The war against Boko Haram has lingered on since 2009, spreading to swathes of land in the Lake […]

Kenya: Key Leaders Seek Kenyatta’s Blessings For 2022 Election

Barely days into 2020 and President Uhuru Kenyatta is turning out to be the political bride every suitor wants. Interest is mounting for his nod with all and sundry trying to get his ear — some are falling over themselves to carry favour with the Head of State. Besides opposition leaders led by ODM leader […]

Nigeria: Africans Travelling to Nigeria Can Get Visa On Arrival From 2020

Other Africans travelling to Nigeria will from January 2020 be able to get their visas at the point of entry. This was stated by President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday at the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa, holding in Egypt. “We in Nigeria have already taken the strategic decision to bring down barriers […]

Nigeria: Why Russia Is Nigeria’s Friend

President Mohammadu Buhari says Russia is a partner because it is “visibly helping” Nigeria in all the priority areas of his government, including security, economy and the fight against corruption. Buhari, who said this at a panel discussion on the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, was responding to a […]

Entertainment

Nigerian movie industry expects foreign investments – Xinhua | English.news.cn

ABUJA, April 3 (Xinhua) — Nigeria’s movie industry, also known as Nollywood, is open for foreign investments in order to have a wider outreach, according to industry stakeholders. Nollywood is perhaps the largest movie industry in the world in terms of quantity of movies produced every week. However, the stakeholders said funding is one of […]

Nollywood Movies On Netflix You Need To Watch

Nollywood movies on Netflix has shown great growth this year, and we’re so here for it. The world is paying more attention to Nigeria’s movie industry, and Netflix isn’t left behind. With such great line ups we’ve had this year, I’m looking forward to what will come out of Nollywood in 2020. Before the year […]

Adom FM, Doreen Avio, win big at Nollywood Entertainment and Leadership Awards

Adom FM and Doreen Avio, one of The Multimedia Group’s leading entertainment presenters, have won big at this year’s Nollywood Entertainment and Leadership Awards (NELAS). While Adom FM was adjudged the Best Radio Station in Ghana on the night, Doreen won the Best TV Presenter at an event held in London in the United Kingdom. Doreen was […]

Moshood Fattah nominated for 2019 Future Awards for acting

One of Nigeria’s fast-rising actors, Moshood Fattah has been shortlisted as one of the nominees for The Future Awards Africa 2019 for his outstanding contributions in the development of Nigeria’s movie theatre world. Every year, The Future Awards Africa celebrates young Africans, innovators, entrepreneurs and community advocates between the ages of 18 and 31, young […]

Photos from actress Chizzy Alichi’s Beautiful Traditional Wedding

Nollywood actress Chizzy Alichi and hubby 25-year-old Nollywood actress Chizzy Alichi over the weekend wedded the love of her life, Chike Ugochukwu, traditionally in a traditional marriage held at her hometown in Enugu State. Chizzy and her beau got engaged to in September 2019. Their big day was well attended by friends, families and colleagues, […]

Health

Nigerian man Festus Mbasiogu celebrated for building health centre in Imo

– Nigerians in the diaspora are making Nigeria proud for their contributions towards the country’s development – Festus Mbasiogu recently built a health centre in Imo state and handed it over to women – The disclosure was made on Sunday, January 5, by the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa The […]

Nigeria’s Health Care System On the Mend

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No plan to stop Basic Healthcare Fund — Senate

Sen. Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, says there is no plan to stop the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund as rumoured by some stakeholders in the sector. Oloriegbe gave the assurance when he co-chaired a panel on ‘’Innovative Financing for Non-Communicable Diseases in Nigeria- Setting Up of Catastrophic Health Fund’’ at the ongoing 3rd […]

Nigeria: Adamawa – Health Sector Reporting Partners (September 2019) – Nigeria

Humanitarian Transparency: Information-sharing during protracted emergencies As an outcome of the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, the Grand Bargain aims at improving the efficiency of humanitarian action. Visit the blog Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

Under-five children: NPC begins survey in Ondo

Bimbola Hundeyin: Acting Chairman of NPC. The National Population Commission (NPC) says it has started collection of data for 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy (VASA) in Ondo State to determine the causes and contributory factors of deaths in under-five children. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Bimbola Hundeyin, made this known on Wednesday at a […]