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FG approves N9.6b for purchase of stoves for rural women

By Ignatius Okorocha Special Correspondent, Abuja The Federal Government has approved the release of about N9.6 billion for the purchase of 750,000 energy clean stoves and N18, 000 bags to…

Appeal judgement on Abalaka’s HIV vaccine, NEPWHAN tells AGF

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondence, Abuja Following what it described as ‘misleading’ court pronouncement to the Jeremiah Abalaka’s HIV vaccine, the Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS (NEPWHAN) has called on…

NICC hails ICC’s decision to prosecute war criminals in Nigeria

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja The Nigeria Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NICC), on Monday, commended the recent decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda,…

Lab scientists introduce measures to sanitise profession

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has advised employers of healthcare professionals to put in place hand writing detection devices that would…

Eating of banana helps blood pressure ­– Nutritionist

Miss Yemisi Olowokere, a nutritionist with Garki Hospital, Abuja, on Tuesday, said consumption of banana is ideal for the maintenance of normal blood pressure and heart function. Olowokere told the…

LASU: ASUU urges Fashola to intervene, arrest crisis

By Akinwunmi King Snr Reporter, Lagos The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has urged Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State to call the Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University to…

Costa charged over alleged semis stamp

Chelsea striker Diego Costa could miss Saturday’s top-of-the-table Premier league clash against Manchester City after being charged with violent conduct by the FA for an alleged stamp on Liverpool’s Emre…

Residents seek ban on refuse collection with wheelbarrows

Some residents of Oke-Afa, Isolo, in Lagos, on Tuesday urged the Lagos State Government to ban the collection of refuse with wheelbarrows, to curb air pollution and blockage of public…

Fashola hasn’t invested enough on education –Agbaje

By Akinwunmi King Snr. Reporter, Lagos The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has accused the administration of Babatunde Fashola of not investing enough money…

Daily Manna World night holds

The annual international gathering of users and non-users of the worldwide interdenominational daily devotional (ODM) holds at Tafawa Balewa Square. The event ends the annual  21 days prayer and fasting…

Arsenal complete Gabriel Paulista signing

Arsenal have completed the signing of defender Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal. The Spanish side had confirmed on Saturday that a deal had been agreed with the Gunners, with the centre-back…

Gyan hails Ghana experience

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has attributed his side’s comeback triumph to eliminate South Africa from the on-going Afcon to experience. The Black Stars were on the brink of elimination after…

Federal judiciary workers on solidarity strike –JUSUN

The Chairman, Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Lagos State branch, Emmanuel Abioye, on Tuesday explained why Federal Judiciary workers backed out of the indefinite strike embarked upon by JUSUN.…

NGO tasks INEC on voters’ accreditation

By Augustine Adah Snr Correspondent, Lagos The Citizens Liberation Advocacy Initiative (CLAI), a non-governmental organisation, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to accredit voters on election dates.…

Antonio Valencia: Top-four battle ahead

Manchester United have gradually improved to break into the Barclays Premier League’s top four – but Antonio Valencia warns the hard work starts here. After a slow start to the…

Police arrest Fulani herdsmen with AK47 rifles in Asaba

Two Fulani herdsmen have been arrested by the police in Delta State on charges of unlawful possession of AK47 rifles. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state command,…

Emerhor promises industrialisation of Delta

The Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Otega Emerhor, has promised to establish strong industries in the state to  revolutionise the economy of Delta if elected. He added…

Why I want to represent my people at DSHA – Okudolor

By Emma Arubi  Snr. Correspondent, Warri THE All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly aspirant for Warri Constituency 11, Delta State, Vincent Okudolor, has said he wants to go to…

Nwaoboshi begs Anioma monarchs, Okowa over ambition

By Felix Igbekoyi  Correspondent, Asaba The immediate past Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State, Peter Nwaoboshi, has gone on his kneels begging the Anioma traditional rulers and…

Ogeah lauds Delta Gas, EPZ projects

By Felix Igbekoyi  Correspondent, Asaba DELTA State Commissioner for Information, Chike Ogeah, has described the $16 billion Delta Gas City and the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) project as ‘game changer…

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