Governor Hope Uzodinma empowers unemployed Imo youths with rabbits

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has empowered unemployed youths with rabbits during a flag-off ceremony in the state. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony on Friday, November 27, the Governor said he is determined to engage the youths in productive ventures like agriculture that will guarantee employment, Daily Nigerian reports. He stated that the empowerment program was going to...

Insecurity: I’ve realised my mistakes for criticising Jonathan – Ndume

The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume has taken back some of the words he said during the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan. Recall that he was a critic of the government under Jonathan. The lawmaker spoke on Saturday at Apo legislative quarters, Abuja, during the Grand Opening of Dr. PhysiQ Specialist Center for Wellness and Medical Lifestyle...

US President-elect, Biden to appoint Nigerian lawyer, wally Adeyemo as US Deputy Treasury Secretary

Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo is to receive a high profile appointment from US President-elect, Joe Biden. According to CNN, Adeyemo is to be appointed as deputy Treasury secretary. Adeyemo, who is a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration, will serve under former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who Biden plans to appoint to lead the US Treasury...

Nigerians to pay N4,000 monthly for solar system, says presidency

The presidency has revealed that Nigerians who would benefit from the Federal Government’s Solar Home Systems that would commence this week will pay a sum of N4,000 per month. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande who disclosed this in a statement titled “25m Nigerians to own 5m solar systems at N4,000 monthly" and...

‘No way we lost this election’ – Trump laments in new  tweets

Donald Trump is still lamenting his electoral loss to Joe Biden. The US President has refused to concede to Joe Biden since media agencies projected the Democrat won 306 electoral college votes in the November 3 elections. Despite losing his legal challenges so far to the electoral results, Trump late Sunday night, November 29, 2020 took to his Twitter...

VIDEO | Media personality, Debola WIlliams, gets engaged

Media personality and Chief Executive Officer of RED For Africa, Debola Williams, is engaged. Debola popped the question to his beautiful bride-to-be, Kehinde, while cruising on a boat around Lagos on Sunday evening, November 29. Congrats to him. See clips from his engagement below https://www.instagram.com/p/CINLBxvLDD6/?igshid=mov8xzjyp5xa

83 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria

82 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, November 29. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 48 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Rivers-8, Kwara-6, Yobe-6, Katsina-5, FCT-3, Nasarawa-2, Plateau-1, Ogun-1, Kano-1, and Osun-1. Nigeria now has 67,412 confirmed new...

Suspected kidnapper nabbed after boarding a vehicle owned by one of his victims

A suspected kidnapper, pictured above, has been nabbed after mistakenly boarding a commercial vehicle owned by one of his victims in Sokoto state. The driver who was kidnapped along Kankara in Katsina state while returning from Kano about two months ago, reportedly spent three weeks in captivity and was released after paying an undisclosed amount of money...

Boko Haram as at 2007 nominated a commissioner to Borno state cabinet – Nigerian Journalist, David Hundeyin reveals how Boko Haram was allegedly born

A Nigerian journalist, David Hundeyin has revealed how Boko Haram was allegedly born in Nigeria. Hundeyin who accused the north of incubating a monster that is beyond being tamed now, said he lost his sympathy when he worked on origins of violence in the north in 2019. He tweeted; When I worked on a report on the origins of violence in the...

Seven killed in fresh attacks in Kaduna communities

No fewer than seven persons have been killed in reprisal attacks in Je'ma local government area in Kaduna state. A statement released today by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the military in the state on Saturday, November 28 reported to the state government that one herder, Isiyaka Saidu, of Ungwan Pah...