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 A/Ibom guber aspirant, Inoyo, institutes N500,000 Ray Ekpu Investigative Journalism Award; Denies membership of Pyrates Confraternity

By Dennis Udoma, Uyo Former Vice President, Exxon – Mobil subsidiaries in Nigeria and Akwa Ibom state governorship aspirant, Mr Udom Inoyo, has announced the institution of a N500,000 Ray Ekpu Award for Investigative Journalism to promote excellence among practitioners in the State. Inoyo, who has not yet announced the …

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Archbishop Kaigama decries high cost of foodstuffs; Huge loans without impact on people’s lives; Warns, don’t divert N12.3 billion agric subsidy

***Flays lavish funerals by Nigerians ***says don’t distance yourselves from grandparents, elderly cos of COVID – 19 The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama has condemned the escalation in the prices of foodstuffs, noting that the problem was also biting hard in his home. The Cleric, in his Homily, delivered …

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Gender Based Violence: Traditional ruler seeks more support for physically challenged persons

By Muhammad Nasir Sokoto, July 29, 2021 The District Head of Gagi in Sokoto State, Alhaji Sani Umar Jabbi, has called for more support to physically challenged persons to overcome Gender Based Violence (GBV) challenges in the country. Umar-Jabbi urged stakeholders to increase provision of economic empowerment opportunities for the less …

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No Nigerian parent plays with education, Buhari tells Summit; Welcomes Commonwealth support on security, climate change, others 

No Nigerian parent jokes with education, as they know that if their children or wards missed the opportunity of being educated, they have missed a lot, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared. Speaking during a panel session Thursday at the Global Education Summit in London, the President according to a statement …

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Terrorism: Let judicial process run its course, Buhari, UK’s Johnson agree at bilateral meeting 

President Muhammadu Buhari and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, Thursday, appraised the war against different forms of terrorism in Nigeria, and agreed that the judicial process be allowed to run its course. Holding bilateral talks at the sidelines of the Global Education Summit in London, the two leaders, according …

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Grand debut of commemoration of 1st World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly in Amuzi, Imo State

Amuzi, Ahiazu-Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria, Sunday July 25, 2021: A Nigeria-based non-governmental organization, the Professor Celestine Onwuliri Foundation (PROFOUND), collaborating with a US-based counterpart, Eze Cletus and Ugoeze Dorathy Oparaoji Memorial Educational Foundation (ECUDOMEF) has concluded a 2- day celebration of the first “World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly”, …

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