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Admission in Nigeria’s first private Medical University, PAMO, continues

PAMO University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has invited all eligible candidates for screening into its first batch of undergraduate admission. PUMS’ 2017/2018 academic calendar will commence with various undergraduate degree programmes in the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences and Faculty of Clinical Sciences. For the Faculty …

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Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by Bournemouth; Walcott grabs brace as Everton beat Leicester; Tottenham wins ManU before record crowd

Bournemouth stunned Chelsea with three second-half goals in a 3-0 Premier League victory on Wednesday, inflicting on the champions their first home defeat in four months. The visitors scored on the break in the 51st minute after midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko lost the ball and Callum Wilson played a neat one-two …

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ISPS Code implementation: USCG expresses satisfaction with compliance level …As NIMASA reiterates commitment to best practices

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security (ISPS) facility Code at the nation’s ports. A delegation from the USCG led by Lt. Commander Jacob Hopper of the International Port Security (IPS) Liaison for USCG in …

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Photojournalists from 40 countries to compete in 2018 Andrei Stenin contest

Young photojournalists from almost 40 countries have already sent over 1,000 photos to participate in the 2018 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest. NAN reports that Stenin, was a Russian photojournalist contributing to several leading Russian and international news agencies including Rossiya Segodnya, RIA Novosti, Kommersant, ITAR-TASS, Associated Press, Reuters …

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MOSOP President, Coordinator, Kensarowiwa Associates, in war of words over planned resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland … Nobody has been given any license – Pyagbara … It’s not true – Topba

David Amusa, Port Harcourt President of Movement for Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr. Legborsi Pyagbara has reiterated that no oil company had been given license to operate in Ogoni land. Speaking when he appeared as a guest on a radio programme monitored in Port Harcourt, the MOSOP president said …

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President Buhari participates in the African Union Peace and Security Council meeting in Addis Ababa

President Muhammadu Buhari is participating in the four-day 30th African Union Summit which started Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said that President Buhari is meeting with 14 other members of the Peace and Security Council (PSC), …

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Trump’s speech calls for introspection – Peter Obi in Yale University speech

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has advised Africans and African leaders to stop brooding over President Donald Trump’s speech describing African countries as Shitholes and focus on development to prove Trump and others sharing the same view wrong. He said such speeches questioning our fundamental being …

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Amaechi at Chatham House UK, Says FG approves integrated maritime security—Dakuku assures of zero tolerance to piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Federal Government has approved an Integrated National Security Strategy (INSS) for the Nigerian maritime sector. The strategy which will be implemented in collaboration with other countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is aimed to stem the tide …

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FG to collaborate with stakeholders, devt agencies to boost mining …..MIST, NCMMRD created to aid state participation, says Minister

The Federal Government has said it would continue to pursue the implementation of well thought- out reforms and strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in the mining sector in the bid to make Nigeria a leading mining jurisdiction. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi who stated this …

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