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Inter- Agency collaboration,strong institutions prerequisite for effective transport system – NIMASA DG, Utomi 

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that collaboration among relevant agencies and professional bodies remains the sin qua non for the development of an effective transportation sector in Nigeria, stressing that this is a basic condition for economic …

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Atiku Abubakar says his programmes will end the dark era of Buhari

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate  and Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared that the difference between his proposed programmes and the failed All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government can be likened to the distinction between darkness and light. Addressing the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers at their  …

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Raypower reporter, others receive Wole Soyinka’s Investigative Journalism Awards

By Grace Alegba/Franklin Ohaegbu Lagos, Feb. 5, 2019 Mrs Adejoke Fayemi has emerged the winner of the 2018 Fellows of Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme (FRLP), initiated by Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ). The Fellows were trained on reporting issues of women and girls. Fayemi, a staff of Raypower …

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Annual Oringo Cultural Festival organized by Izunne Social Club holds in Lagos

The Annual Oringo Cultural Festival  organized by Izunne Social Club was held at the Upbeat Center Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria on January 27, 2019. It was an exciting event, attended by Very Important Personalities, including the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, who was Chairman of the program, presidential candidate …

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Chief (Mrs) Pauline Okechukwu passes on to glory; Requiem Mass, Wake keep hold in New Jersey, USA, Saturday, Feb. 2

The  families of Okechukwu from  Umuezem-Otulu, Oru West Local Government Area, and Obioha from Isieke-Awo Omamma, Oru East Local Government Area, both in Imo State, Nigeria, have announced the glorious passing of their Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and Mother-in-Law, Chief (Mrs) Pauline Okechukwu. The Christian Wake Keep for late Chief …

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2019: NSA moves to shutdown internet access for rigging purposes, says Gov. Wike 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with internet service providers to shutdown internet access  during the forthcoming elections. Governor Wike said …

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SDP presidential candidate legal tussle: Jerry Gana to challenge Appeal Court’s judgment

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Jan. 25, 2019 The Prof. Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team says its candidate will appeal the court judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, as the Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidential candidate. The Director-General of the campaign Team, Mr Ike Neliaku, at …

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Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem gives farewell message to retired IGP

By Collins Yakubu-Hammer Abuja, Jan. 16, 2019 Barely 48 hours after the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris bowed out of service, controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem on Wednesday gave a farewell message to him. The `One Leg up’ and `Jagajaga’ crooner took to his Instagram handle @abdulkareemeedris on …

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Tonto Dike rejects prayers to be reunited with ex-husband 

 By Collins Yakubu-Hammer Abuja, Jan.12, 2019 Nollywood actress turned Evangelist and philanthropist has rejected prayer of one of her followers on Instagram who wished for reunification with her ex-husband, Mr Churchil Olakunle. The follower known by Instagram handle @tobi_nextlevel took to Dikeh’s @Tontolet Instagram account comment section to wish that …

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Abubakar, SGF, Amaechi lead stakeholders to NIMASA Maritime Awards  …Dangote, Otedola, Sanusi, Ooni, others to attend

  Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, and the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, will be leading other stakeholders to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Maritime Awards scheduled to take place …

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Buhari challenges NIJ Provost on setting proper standards for journalists

 By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Jan. 5, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Provost of Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr Gbemiga Ogunleye, to use his versatile experience in setting proper standards for journalists in the country. The president made the call  in a congratulatory message issued by Presidential Spokesman, …

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Gani Adams and the preservation of indigenous culture By Tayo Ogunbiyi

  On 13th January 13, 2018, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, officially installed Iba Gani Abiodun Adams 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland at the ancient town of Oyo. The pomp and grandeur of the event sufficiently attests to the substance of the Kakanfo chieftaincy title in Yorubaland. The office was last …

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Awkunanaw people present ‘Ofo’ to Gov. Ugwuanyi for his re-election … Say he will surely hand over to Nkanuland in 2023

The people of Awkunanaw clan comprising 21 autonomous communities in Enugu South and Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State have presented ‘Ofo’ (the traditional symbol of authority) to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a symbol of their solidarity and endorsement of his re-election bid and proclamation of more successes …

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