Arla to empower, transform local dairy farming in Nigeria

Arla Foods, a Danish dairy company has pledged to transform local dairy farming in Nigeria with the commencement of production in Kaduna by first quarter of 2023. Mr Peder Pedersen, Arla’s Managing Director in Nigeria told the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the project is designed to also train and empower local dairy farmers. […]


Nine killed after vehicle plunges into dam in north Nigeria

At least 9 people were killed after a vehicle carrying 12 people plunged into a dam in north Nigeria’s Kano state on Saturday, according to an official on Sunday.   Saminu Abdullahi, a spokesperson for the Kano State Fire Service, said in a statement that a Golf Wagon on Saturday evening lost control after experiencing […]


ITTF Elects Egyptian Omar Assar Into Athletes’ Commission

Egyptian table tennis player Omar Assar has been elected into the Athletes’ Commission of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), after amassing the highest number of votes at the just concluded elections. Assar was elected as one of 10 members from other continent who will serve on the Athletes’ Commission from 2022 to 2026. Despite […]

Key Issues

Lawyer calls for more Judges in Supreme, High courts

A constitutional Lawyer, Kayode Ajulo has called for constitutional amendment to increase the number of judges in both Supreme and High Courts. He said that the number of Judges addressing cases in these courts were inadequate for a country like Nigeria. He said the length of time judges sit to decide cases could affect their […]


Oyo State Government Preaches Unity Through Cultural Renaissance

The Oyo State Government has called on administrators, stakeholders and well-meaning individuals to work on bringing people together through the rebirth of cultural values, virtues and unity.   The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, made the call at a news conference, to intimate the public on the activities lined up to […]


Data Governance Will Boost Value Derivation From Digital Economy – DG NITDA

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa says effective governance of data in Nigeria is key to ensuring that maximum value is derived and will provide the needed support for the thriving innovation ecosystem. Inuwa who was represented by the Acting Director, Digital Economy Development Department (DED), Salisu Kaka made this […]


Suspected Jihadis Kill Troops, Civilians in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA — Gunmen attacked an army base and a town in northeast Nigeria killing nine soldiers, two policemen and civilians, security sources and residents said Sunday, in the latest violence in the region. Riding in trucks fitted with machineguns, the fighters, suspected to be members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), stormed […]


Governor Makinde Flags-Off Construction Of Oyo State Gas Project

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has flagged-off the construction of the Oyo State Government (OYSG)-Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd (SNG) project, for building a Pressure Reduction & Metering Station (PRMS), to create a new gas distribution infrastructure network in the state.   While performing the groundbreaking ceremony of the Gas Infrastructure Development and Distribution Project, […]


Niger State Governor Bello Commissions IT Centre

Niger State Governor in North Central Nigeria, Abubakar Sani Bello, has commissioned an Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre equipped with about 500 computers in Kontagora Local Government area of the State.   The Governor in a statement by his spokesperson Mary Noel Berje, called on members of the society to support government in developing the education […]


Nigeria To Feature At Blair’s Institute Tech Policy Accelerator Programme

The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Nigeria Aliyu Aziz, is to represent Nigeria at Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, as a key participant in the institute’s ‘Tech Policy Accelerator’, a tech policy programme for leaders. The opening of the Accelerator programme will take place in London, the United Kingdom on […]