Category: National News

NPC Boss Decries Poor Birth Registration Rate in Cross River

•BY AKPAN EDEM in Calabar • The Cross River State Director of the National Population Commission, Bassey Eteng has decried the poor rate of birth registration in the...

NIMASA Not Responsible for Seafarers’ Detention , Says Folarin

*Dakuku Says no Seafarers, no Shipping The Chairman, National Seafarers Welfare Board of Nigeria, NSWBN, Otunba Kunle Folarin has said that the Nigerian Maritime...

Akwa Ibom: Emmanuel Urges Corps Members to Contribute to Election Success 

•New CP resumes office, tasks politicians against thuggery BY AKPAN EDEM in Uyo Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has urged the 2018 Batch C Stream 1 Corps...

Ekiti House of Assembly Confirms 2 Commissioners

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday screened and confirmed two commissioners-designate nominated by Governor Kayode Fayemi. The...

Navy Seize 210 Bags of Smuggled Rice, Apprehend 3 Suspect

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State have seized 210 bags of smuggled rice from three suspects, along with a...

Stop Playing Politics with Peoples’ Lives, Activist Tasks Okowa

A Niger Delta activist and  the national Coordinator, Center for Environmental Peace and Justice (CEPEJ), Comrade Sheriff Mulade has called on the Delta State...

UNDP, EU Engage 600 Crisis-affected People in Waste Management

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) have engaged over 600 affected by the ongoing Boko Haram conflict from across Borno state in...

We Never Considered Pulling Out of Nigeria, Says ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross said the option of pulling out of Nigeria was never considered after the killing of it’s second staff by terrorist group...

Gregory University Uturu Confers Doctorate Degrees on Peter Obi, Ugochukwu, Others

Iriji festival headlines varsity convocation The award of doctorate degrees to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, Mr...

1,300 Displaced By Boko Haram in Weekend’s Attacks, Says NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said 1,300 persons were displaced in weekend’s attacks on Borno State by Boko Haram. The agency, in a...