Press Releases

Huawei Hosts the 9th Global Rail Summit in Berlin

BERLIN, Sept. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In parallel with InnoTrans 2022, Huawei held the 9th Huawei Global Rail Summit, themed “Driving Digitalization in Future Rail, Create New Value Together”. The summit brought together global industry leaders, ecosystem partners, and technical experts to discuss the future of the rail industry. At the summit, Huawei launched the […]

Key Issues

2023: APC releases 422-member Presidential Campaign Council

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released a 422-member Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) ahead of the commencement of the party’s 2023 presidential campaign to be headed by President Muhammadu Buhari.   According to the list of members of the council released in Abuja on Saturday.   Sen. Bola Tinubu, the party’s 2023 presidential candidate and […]

Athletic

FG diversifying sports to enhance youth empowerment – Minister

The Federal Government will explore all possible avenues for more youth participation in sports with a view of empowering them to become self-employed.   Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said this when he received the Executive Director of Hand-To-Hand Sports Federation of Moscow, Sorgai Poroshin.   Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and […]

Key Issues

NFF Elections: PFAN Task Force warns against defying court order

The Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN) Task Force says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should not engage in the act of defying a court order regarding its upcoming elections.   Harrison Jalla, Chairman of PFAN Taskforce, told newsmen on Friday in Abuja that all those in the NFF defying court orders would face the […]

General

Women groups demand review of force personnel deployed to VIPs

Some women groups have called for a review of legal administrative parameters used for deployment of force personnel to Very Important Personalities (VIPs) to avert assault, sexual abuse and other inhumane treatment meted on them.   These groups made the call at a joint press conference on Friday in Abuja over the alleged recent assault […]

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Nigeria Air: FG selects Ethiopian Airlines as preferred bidder

The Federal Government has selected Ethiopian Airlines (ET) Consortium as preferred bidder for Nigeria Air.   The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika made this known during a media briefing on Friday in Abuja.   According to him, ET scored 89 per cent out of 100 as regards the technical bid and 15 out 20 […]

Trading

Nigeria Seeks More Investments In Humanitarian Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for more private sector participation in the humanitarian sector in Nigeria.   This is against the backdrop of lingering challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, catastrophic weather events and conflicts.   The President  made the call at a side event at the 77th UN General Assembly, hosted by the Federal […]

General

Anambra State Governor Commissions Digital Hub

Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has commissioned a new digital hub that is fully equipped with world-class Information and Communications Technology, ICT gadgets.   This is in furtherance of his administration’s quest to provide citizens of the state, especially youths with new skills and jobs.   Governor Soludo enjoined the over 120 trainees drawn […]

General

Former Nigerian Ambassador Advocates Better Care For Elderly

A former Nigerian Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr Yemi Farounbi, has called on the Government to see the welfare of the aged as an area of need that requires urgent attention.   Farounbi noted that the effort towards better care and health for the elderly should commence with review of policies that would advance their […]

General

CJN Promises To Train Judicial Officers On Road Safety Matters

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has pledged his commitment to train Judicial officers on handling road safety cases.   The CJN made the commitment in Abuja at the annual Road Safety Press Briefing by an NGO, Kwapda’as Road Safety Demand Foundation, KRSD.   Justice Ariwoola stressed the need to train Judicial […]