KACRAN Commends NEDC on Contributions Towards Prosperity of North East

KACRAN Commends NEDC on Contributions Towards Prosperity of North East

The Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has acknowledged the North East Development Commission (NEDC) as a pivotal force for progress and prosperity in the Northeast region. KACRAN noted that since its inception, the NEDC has operated under the stewardship…

Nigeria, Cameroon Sign MoU to Fight Trans-border Wildlife Trade, Others

Nigeria, Cameroon Sign MoU to Fight Trans-border Wildlife Trade, Others

The Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with neighbouring Cameroon to both collaborate to fight against transborder wildlife trade, and promote ecosystem conservation and management of forestry and wildlife resources. The agreement was signed in Abuja on Friday by…

ECOWAS Expends Over $26 million on humanitarian activities between 2023-2024- Commissioner

ECOWAS Expends Over $26 million on humanitarian activities between 2023-2024- Commissioner

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said between 2023 and 2024 it splashed over $26 million on humanitarian activities in West Africa. The regional political cum economic bloc said it also supported sport federations in the region with $100,000 each…

Sudan Appeals for Humanitarian Assistance for People Affected by Ongoing War

Sudan Appeals for Humanitarian Assistance for People Affected by Ongoing War

The government of Sudan has called on the countries across the globe and international agencies to come to the aid of the countries by sending in into the crisis ridden country humanitarian assistance. The government also alleged that the protracted crisis should…

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

…Promises to remain upright no matter the challenges …Says his administration improved IGR from N12 billion to N27billion, executes project without borrowing …Commends Reps members for acknowledging his work, peace in Rivers …Says RS civil servants were stagnated for 11 years without…

FG Tasks Stakeholders to Bring up Strategies to Address Climate Change

FG Tasks Stakeholders to Bring up Strategies to Address Climate Change

The Federal Government has called on stakeholders in the nation’s environment sector to come up with adequate strategies to address hazards posed by climate change in the country. The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr Mahmud Kambari this call…

NIPR Restates Commitment To National Development

NIPR Restates Commitment To National Development

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has reaffirmed its commitment to fostering national development through strategic communications and public relations practices. Dr. James-Wisdom Abhulimen, the Chairman of Edo State NIPR Chapter made this declaration at its maiden public lecture with the…

80.2 Bn: EFCC Arraigns Ex Kogi State Gov Yahaya Bello

80.2 Bn: EFCC Arraigns Ex Kogi State Gov Yahaya Bello

Blank NEWS Online have gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today arraign a former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Adoza Bello before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. He is being arraigned on a 19-count charge before…

ECOWAS Court to Train Sierra Leone Lawyers, Law Students

ECOWAS Court to Train Sierra Leone Lawyers, Law Students

The ECOWAS Court will organize a training programme for lawyers and law students from Sierra Leone on the margins of its 2024 international conference to deepen their knowledge of the Court for improved practice, the President of the Court, Justice Edward Amoako…

UNICEF, Stakeholders Call for Proper Coordination for Improved School Safety

UNICEF, Stakeholders Call for Proper Coordination for Improved School Safety

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Plan International, Center for Advocacy, Transparency and Accountability Initiative (CATAI), UKAID, Unique Care and Support Foundation (CASFOD) and Borno State Government have called for proper coordination among government, community and humanitarian organisations to improve school safety….

Military to Partner Ministry of Environment to Preserve Nigeria’s Forest, Wildlife

Military to Partner Ministry of Environment to Preserve Nigeria’s Forest, Wildlife

The military and the Ministry of Environment have agreed to partner in the protection and preservation of the nation’s forests and wildlife. The agreement was reached on Wednesday during a visit of the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa and his…

Inflation: Oborevwori, a prudent resource manager— Commissioner

Inflation: Oborevwori, a prudent resource manager— Commissioner

Delta Commissioner for Works (Rural and Riverine Roads), Mr Charles Aniagwu, has said that Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori was a prudent manager of state resources. The Commissioner stated this when the executives and members of the Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union…

Chairman Onitsha South Honour By Catholic Church With Chieftaincy Title

Chairman Onitsha South Honour By Catholic Church With Chieftaincy Title

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In recognition of his outstanding performances and services to humanity, St. Dominic’s Catholic Church Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra State has conferred on the Transition Council Chairman of Onitsha South Local Government Area Honourable Emeka Orji with the chieftaincy title…

Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Federal Polytechnic Students, Oko in Anambra State, have staged a protest against imposition of compulsory N5000 examination fees on them by the management. The protest is also on insistence of the school management to deny those who have…

Leading Intellectuals, Policymakers, Technocrats to Gather in Abuja for Reawakening African Renaissance

Leading Intellectuals, Policymakers, Technocrats to Gather in Abuja for Reawakening African Renaissance

Leading intellectuals, policymakers, technocrats, and changemakers would be gathered in Abuja to engage in stimulating discussions and showcase bold ideas and disruptive solutions that can propel Africa towards a future of inclusive prosperity and sustainable development. The gathering is organized by the…

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed a total of 304,436 kilogrammes and 40,042 litres of illicit substances seized from parts of Lagos and Ogun states. Speaking at a brief ceremony where the seized drugs were publicly destroyed in Badagry,…

Zulum: Borno Committed to Agricultural Development

Zulum: Borno Committed to Agricultural Development

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has reiterated his administration’s commitment to developing agriculture in the state. Zulum stated this on Tuesday in Maiduguri during the flag-off ceremony of the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme (RHI-WASP). RHI-WASP is the initiative of…

Egwunyenga reassures DELSU students’ll not spend extra year in academic programmes

Egwunyenga reassures DELSU students’ll not spend extra year in academic programmes

By Patrick Ijeh The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka, Prof Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, has given the reassurance that the University will continue to ensure that none of her students will have to spend so much as an extra year in any of her academic programmes.The Vice Chancellor made the…

EDO 2024: NNPP NAMES AZEMHE’S RUNNING MATE

EDO 2024: NNPP NAMES AZEMHE’S RUNNING MATE

By Austen Akhagbeme The New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has named Hon Edith Ihueghian Isokpan as the running mate to Dr Azemhe Azena, the NNPP Governorship Candidate in the upcoming election in Edo state. This was disclosed to the party faithful and…

NO FUNCTIONAL INTERMEDIARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE – GOV. FUBARA

NO FUNCTIONAL INTERMEDIARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE – GOV. FUBARA

…Confirms Prof. Alikor as substantive CMD, RSUTH …Set to revive Zonal Hospitals …Says health is key to development Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara said the state has no functional intermediary health facilities to support the primary and tertiary health services in…

GOV. FUBARA LAMENTS POOR HEALTH FACILITIES ON ASSUMPTION AS HE COMMISSIONS HEALTH CENTER IN NDONI

GOV. FUBARA LAMENTS POOR HEALTH FACILITIES ON ASSUMPTION AS HE COMMISSIONS HEALTH CENTER IN NDONI

…Affirms his govt approved recruitment of 1000 medical personnel …To revive Zonal General Hospitals … Says those disrespecting him will fall into the pit already dug by them for themselves …As Odili affirms Gov. Fabura as Rivers political leader Rivers State Governor,…

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited has emerged Independent Newspapers “Independent Security Company of the Year 2023” in its fight against oil theft in the Niger Delta region. This is even as Independent Newspaper is set to confer the security firm with the…

Prioritize Health of Citizens: NAWOJ South South Tells Government

Prioritize Health of Citizens: NAWOJ South South Tells Government

In its vowed commitment to cotinue to advocate for better life for citizens, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists. NAWOJ. has called on governments in the south south region to focus attention on providing quality healthcare for citizens. This is contained in…

WE’LL PARTNER FHA HOUSING PROJECT IN RIVERS – SAYS GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL PARTNER FHA HOUSING PROJECT IN RIVERS – SAYS GOV. FUBARA

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has said his administration will partner with the Federal Housing Authority to deliver affordable housing projects to Rivers people. Governor Fubara stated this at Government House, Port Harcourt while playing host to the Management of the…

GOV FUBARA DECRIES POOR STATE OF PRY SCHOOLS IN RIVERS * AS MUSLIM COMMUNITY VISITS

GOV FUBARA DECRIES POOR STATE OF PRY SCHOOLS IN RIVERS * AS MUSLIM COMMUNITY VISITS

…Says he won’t interfere in their worship Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has decried the poor state of primary schools in the state with over 75% without classroom teachers and 90% of them in a dilapidated state. Governor Fubara made this…

FUBARA: BUILDING RELIGIOUS INCLUSIVITY AS MUSLIMS CELEBRATE

FUBARA: BUILDING RELIGIOUS INCLUSIVITY AS MUSLIMS CELEBRATE

Since his assumption of office, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has continued to bring every segment of the society in Rivers State together. One of his first lines of actions after May 29, 2023 was his receiving in courtesy the Christian Association of Nigeria…

Wednesday Declared Eid-El-Fitr By Saudi Arabia 

Wednesday Declared Eid-El-Fitr By Saudi Arabia 

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has declared Wednesday as the first of Shawwal and Eid day, commemorating the completion of the 2024 Ramadan fast. The Saudi Arabia, on Monday, said the crescent of Shawwal has not been sighted, indicating that the fasting…

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

The Edo State House of Assembly has reportedly impeached the state’s deputy governor Philip Shaibu. He was impeached during the house’s plenary session on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Shaibu’s impeachment followed the adoption of the report of a…

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has discovered in Egbema West of Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State illegal petroleum refinery site with massive capacity. A statement on Friday by the spokesman of the security agency, Afolabi Babawale read:…

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a Delhi, India-bound passenger, Freeman Ogbonna at the screening point of terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for ingesting 80 wraps of cocaine. According to a statement on…

FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-el-Fitr

FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-el-Fitr

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 9th and Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 as Public Holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government congratulated all Muslim Ummah for the…

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA By Austen Akhagbeme Amidst the fanfare which accompanied the well-attended 2024 National Convention of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in Abuja on Saturday, the Party’s flag bearer in the upcoming Governorship…

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

By Austen Akhagbeme Amidst the fanfare which accompanied the well-attended 2024 National Convention of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in Abuja on Saturday, the Party’s flag bearer in the upcoming Governorship election in Edo state, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed optimism…

BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

It’s been two and a half years since the passing of the revered Prophet TB Joshua, and yet the BBC seems relentless in its pursuit of discrediting the legacy of this esteemed man of God. Despite their attempts to tarnish his reputation,…

FG, EU Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Waste in Nigeria

FG, EU Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Waste in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) is collaborating with the Federal Government to reduce environmental waste in Nigeria. This year, the EU is joining the Federal Ministry of Environment, including other stakeholders around the globe to mark the International Zero Waste Day in Nigeria….

U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria Confers “Woman of Courage” award toMs. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo

U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria Confers “Woman of Courage” award toMs. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo

The United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria has named the Executive Director of Braveheart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI), Ms. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo as its 2024 Woman of Courage. According to a statement from the embassy on Wednesday, the March 27…

NSCDC Dismantles Activities of Oil Bunkerers in Abia

NSCDC Dismantles Activities of Oil Bunkerers in Abia

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismantled the activities of oil bunkerers in Ukwa East Local Government Area in Abia State. A statement on Wednesday by the spokesman of the paramilitary outfit, Babawale Afolabi read that: “In its determination…

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

A fresh round of squabbles is currently rocking the board of First Bank of Nigeria, a development shareholders fear poses major threat to the bid by the first generation financial institution to strengthen its capital base in line with the recent directive…

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

By Felix Ofou “Young people have the power to change the world; they just need the opportunity to do so”.Malala Yousafzai Twenty six year-old Malala Yousafat is on record to be the youngest person to have been bestowed with the prestigious Nobel…

Global Challenges: Chinese Government Rolling out Blueprints

Global Challenges: Chinese Government Rolling out Blueprints

By Raphael Oni In today’s interconnected world, it is crucial for us to come together and address the global challenges that affect all of us. From climate change to poverty, from disease outbreaks to political conflicts, these issues require collective efforts and collaboration…