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Group urges NUC to mandate institutions on implementation of gender policies

A coalition, “100 Women Lobby Group”, has called on the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) to enforce the development and implementation of gender policies in institutions. The group made the appeal on the sideline of a workshop on “Engagement with female youth leaders on gender policy” for students and staff of University of Abuja. It said […]

General

2023: Kwankwaso urges electorate to study his blueprint

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Presidential Candidate, Dr Rabiu Kwankwaso, has advised all eligible voters in the country to create time and read his blueprint which seeks to ensure good governance. Kwankwaso gave the advice on Friday in Abuja shortly after the two-raka’at Jumma’at prayers at the Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society’s Mosque. The former two-term […]

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NAN reviews subscription tariff, frowns at use of random photos by subscribers

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday announced an upward review of its subscription tariff in order to meet the rising cost of operations.   The announcement was contained in a letter sent to its subscribers, which was signed by Mr Martins Asuquo, an Assistant Director, and Head, Marketing in the agency on behalf […]

Athletic

Ahmed Musa Fit For Portugal Clash

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa will be available for a high-profile friendly against Portugal later this month. This is after he returned to action for his Turkish club in the UEFA Europa Conference League. Musa was a 76th-minute substitute for Sivasspor in a final group game at Slavia Praha of Czech Republic Thursday night. This […]

General

VP Osinbajo Inaugurates Atmospheric Observatory At Bowen University

Nigeria’s Vice President,  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated Virginia Tech.- Nigerian Bowen Equatorial Aeronomy Radar VT-NigerBEAR at the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State. The observatory is the 36th Super Dual Auroral Radar Network SuperDARN in the world, but the first in the low-latitude part of the globe. At the event, Prof. Osinbajo commended the […]

General

Army Takes Recruitment Drive To Rivers State

The Army has urged the people of Rivers State, Southern Nigeria to subscribe massively to its 84 Regular Recruit Intake, RRI, currently ongoing. The Director, of Manpower Planning at the Army Headquarters Department of Administration, Major General Ibrahim Jallo, made the call when he led a delegation to visit the Secretary to the State Government, […]

General

Ebonyi Governor To Receive Service Award From Rivers State

The Governor of Ebonyi State Southeast Nigeria, Engr  David  Umahi has  been nominated for conferment of State Honours  as the Grand Service Star of Rivers State, GSSORS The award is to be conferred on the Governor by the Rivers State Government, Southern Nigeria. This was contained in the statement issued by Ebonyi State Commissioner for […]

General

NPC Holds Workshop On 2023 Census In Anambra State

National Population Commission has called on the people of Anambra state to support the commission in its efforts to give Nigeria a reliable demographic data through the forthcoming Census.   The Commissioner representing Anambra State in the National Population Commission Mr Chidi Ezeoke, made the call during a two-day workshop on Compendium of Locality on […]

Key Issues

Nigerian Government Reaffirms Commitment To Assist Displaced Persons

The Nigerian Government has recommitted to ensuring that all persons of concern affected by the increasing incidence of conflicts caused by both human and natural disasters are protected. President Muhammadu Buhari made the commitment at the Maiden edition of the National IDPs Day, organised by the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, […]

Trading

Nigeria Promises To Prioritise MSMEs Development

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the Government’s resolve to provide an enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the country. President Buhari gave the assurance at the Opening Ceremony of the 36th edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair, with the theme: “Connecting Businesses, Creating Value” held at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos. The President […]