Month: October 2018

President Buhari Launches 2019 Armed Forces Emblem With Appeal for Unity

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, in Abuja launched the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration Emblem with an appeal to political actors to be decorous in their conduct and utterances in order not to fan the embers of disunity. The President launched the emblem and appeal fund for the support of Nigerian veterans and fallen heroes… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Stay Faithful to Your Country, Hold Fast on Integrity, President Buhari Urges APC Aspirants

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged political party aspirants who lost out in the primaries to remain faithful to the country and hold fast on integrity as there will be more opportunities to serve along the way. Speaking at a dinner with All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants Forum at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Firstbank Partners CFA Society for Ethics Challenge

Lagos, 31 October 2018, As a way of demonstrating its commitment to ethics, professional excellence, capacity building and inclusive growth of Nigerians, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is partnering with CFA Society Nigeria for this year’s edition of its Ethics Challenge. The Ethics Challenge, one of the university outreach programmes organised by CFA Society Nigeria… Read More »

Month: October 2018

How to successfully deal with your codeine addiction

Codeine addiction has become an epidemic across Nigeria but all hope is not lost. There are ways to regain control of one’s life and combat addiction. Codeine is an opiate (sometimes called a narcotic). Other opiates include oxycodone, heroin and morphine. Codeine effects and abuse Codeine use often starts out innocently enough with a prescription… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Wizkid joins list of world’s highest paid artists

Nigerian pop star, Wizkid, has joined the list of highest paid artists in the world following his performance at a royal wedding in India. The artist is said to have performed during a royal wedding at one of the world’s top private residences, Umaid Bhawan Palace in India. He was reported to have been paid… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Super Eagles spokesman opens up on Mikel Obi’s retirement

The Media Officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye, has insisted that John Mikel Obi has not retired from international football. Mikel Obi, who is the captain of the Nigerian national team, has not featured since the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He was not named in Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to take on South… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Trump says he plans to scrap birthright citizenship

President Donald Trump said he will scrap a constitutional guarantee to citizenship for anyone born on US soil in a headline-grabbing move bolstering his anti-immigration platform a week before midterm elections. The surprise announcement in an interview with Axios, released in part on Tuesday, followed the dispatch of more than 5,000 regular troops to the… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Power generation drops to 2,390MW, 15 plants idle

Power generation in the country plunged to 2,390.20 megawatts on Monday as the number of idle power plants rose from seven to 15, according to the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Total electricity generation has been hovering below 4,000MW in recent months and stood at 3,741.30MW as of 6… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Pay N30,000 or lose 2019 polls, labour warns government

Besides insisting it would take nothing less than N30,000 as new minimum wage, organised labour yesterday threatened to vote out any government that refuses to meet its demand. It gave the ultimatum in a nationwide protest it held to reaffirm its position and warn Nigerians to stock up on food as the countdown to its… Read More »

Month: October 2018

Okowa Mourns As His Communications Manager, Ekwugum Loses Father

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed his deep condolences to the Ekwugum family of Idumu Izomor Quarter in Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, over the death of their patriarch, Late Pa Ephraim Chukwuma Ekwugum who passed on at 93 years. The Governor’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his… Read More »