Politics

‘Be courageous to hand over power to PDP in 2023,’ Wike urges APC, claims Ogoni clean-up politically-motivated

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike says Nigerians are earnestly waiting for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take over power at the federal level in order to enshrine good governance. Governor…




Business

Nigeria’s crude output plunges by 70kbd

[By Sopuruchi Onwuka] Nigeria’s crude oil output in December stood at 1.43 million barrels per day (mbd) as the country begins to compensate for past overproduction in compliance to shrewd…




Sports

Opiah preaches forgiveness, unity at Mgbala Agwa football tourney

[From Collins Ughalaa, Owerri] Rt. Hon. Goodluck Nanah Opiah, the Coordinator for Oil and Gas/ Special Adviser  to Governor Hope Uzodimma, on Saturday called on the people of Mgbala Agwa…

Opinion

Igbo advocacy groups and hope of a greater quest

[By Theo Rays] At the close of the year 2020, there are three organisations that were conspicuously at the forefront of the cause for the well-being of the Igbo race.…

Entertainment

Chico Ejiro, ’a shining star of Nollywood,’ says Minister

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the shocking death of veteran film producer Chico Ejiro as a huge blow to the nation’s Creative Industry in general…

Education

FG approves January 18 resumption date for schools

Federal Government, through the Ministry of Education says the January 18 earlier date advanced for resumption of academic studies by schools in the country still stands. The decision to stick…

Crime

Missing Alex Ekwueme varsity lecturer found dead

[From CHINEDU NWAFOR, Abakaliki] A lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Mr Kyrian Nwoke, who was declared missing, Sunday night, has been found dead with gunshot…

Insurance

Teachers’ pension: TESCOM commences virtual verification exercise for pensioners

Lagos State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), has commenced the Year 2020 Online Teachers’ Pensioners Verification Exercise aimed at giving those who were deleted from the payroll for non-appearance during the…

Interview

‘ESN already working on mandate’

Director of Media and Publicity to the Federal Government-proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)  Comrade Emma Powerful reveals that the Eastern Security Network (ESN) set up by the leadership of…

Health/Living

WHO team in Wuhan for Covid-19 pandemic origins

A 10-man team of researchers assembled by the World Health Organisation (WHO) have arrived in the Chinese city of Wuhan for fact finding on the origins of the Coronavirus disease…

Money market

CBN assures increased access to credit in 2021

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured Nigerian households of improved access to credit starting from the first quarter of 2021. This is also as the Credit Condition Survey Report…

Travel and hospitality

FG releases passport details of 100 Covid-19 test defaulters, places 6-month travel ban on culprits

Federal Government has made do its promise to publish a list of passengers who have defaulted in submitting themselves to mandatory Covid-19 test in line with the new entry requirement…

Energy

Nigeria’s crude output plunges by 70kbd

[By Sopuruchi Onwuka] Nigeria’s crude oil output in December stood at 1.43 million barrels per day (mbd) as the country begins to compensate for past overproduction in compliance to shrewd…

Aviation

Crash: Indonesian airliner carrying 56 passengers, six crew members missing

A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said. Indonesian Transportation…

Capital market

NSE launches X-PO to simplify public offerings subscription

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has launched the X-PO, to simplify the process of subscription for public offerings by investors, especially those in the retail segment. The online platform for the…