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FEATURED NEWS

NLC Gives States December 31 Ultimatum To Implement New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has given states in the country yet to implement the new national minimum wage December 31 ultimatum or face dire...

Migrant Women, Girls Are Facing Dire Conditions In Greece, Says Rights...

By Akanimo Sampson A global rights group, Human Rights Watch has released a video that shows that women and girls are facing relentless insecurity in Greece’s overcrowded Moria “hotspot”...

House Of Reps To Resist Attempt To Frustrate Electoral Act Amendment...

The House of Representatives has restated its readiness to resist any further attempt to frustrate the enactment of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Delivering a...

ECONOMY

Nigeria Inflation Jumps To 11.34% In September- NBS

Higher food prices helped push up annual inflation in Nigeria last month after three consecutive months of declines, the National Bureau of Statistics said...

ICAN Gets Nobel Peace Prize, Says World One Tiny Tantrum Away

The world is "one tiny tantrum away" from a nuclear crisis, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons said on Sunday as it accepted...

EDUCATION

Revalidation Of Biometrics: We’re Flooded With Applications For Correction Of Data–JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it was overwhelmed with applications for correction of data by candidates who sat for its...

POPULAR ARTICLES

Patrick Henry Edet

Appreciate People Who Raised You To Zenith -Pastor Henry Edet

The pastor of Grace Family Global Outreach, Patrick Henry Edet has advised highly placed people in the society to always remember to show appreciation...
International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

Nigeria: UN Migration Agency Trains 93 Returnees On Small-scale Businesses

By Akanimo Sampson Ninety-three returning migrants who are interested in setting up small-scale businesses as well as mentorship and job placement opportunities are currently being...

A’Ibom Paramount Ruler Receives Crown

Glitz, glamour, and nobility evinced in the rich Ibibio culture were on display at the crowning of Edidem Sylvanus Effiong Okon as Paramount Ruler...
Ukraine

Ukraine: Temperatures Terrorising Forgotten Thousands Affected By Conflict

By Akanimo Sampson The lives of the largely forgotten hundreds of thousands of people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine are at risk once...
Udom Emmanuel inaugurating the FRSC office

FRSC To Deploy 26,000 Regular Marshals, 15,000 Special Marshals For Yuletide

As the Yuletide approaches, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is set for massive deployment of 26,000 regular marshals and 15,000 Special Marshals to...
Anthony Joshua Triumps

Anthony Joshua Regains Heavyweight Titles With Classy Points Win Over Andy Ruiz Jr

Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr by unanimous decision to regain his unified heavyweight world titles on Saturday night in Saudi Arabia. Following the Mexican-American’s...

FG To Spend N750.8b On Petrol Subsidy In 2020

The Federal Government intends to spend N750.81billion on petrol subsidy in 2020, latest data from the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) have shown. For...
IOM logo

Labour Migration: IOM Moves To Smash Unethical Recruitment Practices

By Akanimo Sampson The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has taken a seeming bold step against unethical recruitment practices and gaps in the governance of...
Disabled persons

Persons With Disabilities Are The Most Marginalised Groups In Conflict, Says IOM Chief

By Akanimo Sampson Deputy Chief of Staff of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Vincent Houver, has said that persons with disabilities are amongst the...

2019 Miss Nigeria Emerges

The 2019 Miss Nigeria beauty pageant has been crowned. Etsanyi Tukura who is Miss Beauty Taraba State was announced among the 18 finalists at the...

FOOD & RECIPES

Abak Atama

Atama tree is commonly found in compounds, bush and forest. Its leaves have strong scent, making some people to wash it or to allow...

FITNESS

5 Benefits Of Fasting Weekly- Shares Dietitian

With winter fast approaching, many of people try to stick to a healthy eating plan to avoid gaining the excess kilos during the colder...

Benefits of Walking at Least 30 Minutes Per Day

REAL ESTATE

SerenaWilliams house

2 US Celebrities Sell Their Houses At $11.25m

Tennis star Serena Williams, Friday last week, sold her Los Angeles house for $8.1 million after listing it for 18 months. Williams had sought $12...
Mr. Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of NNPC

NNPC To Raise Funds From Capital Market For 7 oil Projects- Baru

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, would raise funds from the capital market to finance a minimum of seven new oil and gas projects in...
Housing Scheme

China To Invest $300m In Nigeria’s Housing Scheme

Chinese government says it will invest 300 million dollars in Nigeria’s mass housing scheme soon. Mr. Steven Kim, Director, One Belt and One Road, Financial...

Subsidise Housing For Low-Income Earners, Surveyors Urge Govts

Professional surveyors and estate valuers under the auspices of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers have urged governments at all levels to provide affordable...
His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Owns World’s Most Expensive Home worth $300m

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is waging an anti-corruption probe and wealth accumulation at home, is the...

HEALTH

Malaria Consortium

Group Unveils Measures To Battle Malaria As It Threatens 3.2b People

Despite being preventable and treatable, malaria, an infectious disease is currently threatening the lives of 3.2 billion people around the world. Malaria Consortium, a civic...

Frequent Use of Aspirin Can Lead to Peptic Ulcer, Expert Warns

Frequent use of non-steroids and anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin can lead to peptic ulcer, says a consultant gastroenterologist of the University College Hospital (UCH),...
Utazi leaves

15 Medicinal Values Of Utazi

Utazi whose botanical name is Gongronema latifolium) is a medicinal plant.  Traditionally, it has been used in the treatment of various ailments and diseases. It...

Ondo First Lady Gets Namesake

The baby girl born on the roadside by a mentally challenged woman in Ondo State has been named after Ondo first lady, Morenike Betty...
Prof. Isaac Adewole

FG Okays N6.071trn For Comprehensive NHSP 2

The Federal Government, Wednesday, approved N6.071 trillion for a comprehensive National Health Strategic Plan 2. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this while...

TECHNOLOGY

Ajaokuta Steel Mill

Reps Want $1b From ECA For Completion Of Ajaokuta Steel Complex

The House of Representatives will soon commence consideration of a proposal to set aside $1billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account for completion of...
Women in technology

UNCTAD Chief Cries Out: Women In Technology Are Underrepresented, Poorly Funded

By Akanimo Sampson Women in technology are underrepresented and poorly funded, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) eTrade for Women Project Manager,...
Women in Tech

With UN Backing, Women From Developing Countries Are Disrupting The Tech & e-Commerce Industry

By Akanimo Sampson Women are currently battling to shake the table at the technology and e-commerce industry largely dominated by men. There is a surge...
Samsung

Samsung In Deal With Bloom Energy To Produce Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Tech-powered Ships

By Akanimo Sampson Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, and Bloom Energy have announced a collaboration to design and develop ships powered...
Microsoft

6-Year-Old Nigerian Student Emerges Africa’s Youngest Microsoft Specialist

A six-year-old Nigerian student has emerged Africa’s youngest Microsoft Specialist in the Certiport international certification examination. Master Damilare Akano alongside 200 other students participated in...

TRANSPORTATION

NLC

NLC Gives States December 31 Ultimatum To Implement New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has given states in the country yet to implement the new national minimum wage December 31 ultimatum or face dire...
Migrant women

Migrant Women, Girls Are Facing Dire Conditions In Greece, Says Rights Group

By Akanimo Sampson A global rights group, Human Rights Watch has released a video that shows that women and girls are facing relentless insecurity in Greece’s overcrowded Moria “hotspot”...
IOM logo

Labour Migration: IOM Moves To Smash Unethical Recruitment Practices

By Akanimo Sampson The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has taken a seeming bold step against unethical recruitment practices and gaps in the governance of...
Wrecked vehicle

Four AKNC Staffers Perish In Auto Crash

At least, four staffers of Akwa Ibom Newspaper Corporation (AKNC) are alleged to have died in an auto crash in Ekpene Ukim in Uruan...
Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio Backs Out From A’Ibom Senatorial Rerun, Gives Reason

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn from Akwa Ibom North West senatorial rerun election. Akpabio confirmed his decision in a...

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