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Benue Killings: Ortom, Benue leaders storm National Assembly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Wednesday, led other notable leaders in the state to the Nigerian Senate, to give account of the wanton killings in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state on January 1st 2018. In company of the governor, was the state deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, members of the National Assembly from Benue, ... Read More »

Dutch club sacks Sunday Oliseh

Despite creating several records and being on the verge of getting Fortuna Sittard promotion from the second division to the elite cadre, Sunday Oliseh has been fired by his Dutch employers. The club on Wednesday explained that the sacking of Oliseh was not particularly about the results no longer going his way, but more of his interpersonal relations with others ... Read More »

Register for national identity cards, Ambode begs Lagos residents

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday urged residents of the State to come out and register for the National Identity Card scheme being administered by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), saying compliance would enhance proper planning and facilitate national development. Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja after registering for the scheme, Governor Ambode said it was ... Read More »

Iwobi: We can beat Argentina again at W’Cup

Nigerian attacker, Alex Iwobi, believes the Super Eagles can beat Argentina for the second time in the space of a few months when the teams meet in the World Cup. Iwobi helped Nigeria record a 4-2 win over Argentina in a friendly match held in Krasnodar in November 2017. The teams will renew their rivalry at the World Cup in ... Read More »

Think positive and achieve

By Naphtali Hoff If you think you are beaten, you are… If you want to win, but think you can’t, it’s almost a cinch you won’t… Success begins with a fellow’s will… The man who wins is the man who thinks he can. Walter D. Wintle When Ford CEO Alan Mulally was president at Boeing, it was widely expected that ... Read More »

The role of agriculture in Nigeria’s economic development

Agriculture as a branch of the world economy plays a significant role in human life. Its main goal is to meet the population’s needs for food and provide the industry with raw materials. From this article, you will learn the role of agriculture in Nigeria economic development. Roles of agriculture Let’s highlight the main functions of agriculture contributing to the ... Read More »

10 steps to writing a Will

Follow this blueprint to ensure your loved ones are taken care of after you’re gone. By Geoff Williams It may be unpleasant to think about, but crafting a will can help to ensure your possessions are left in the right hands. The hardest part of writing a will is often finding the will to write it. After all, it’s a document ... Read More »

Shell wins first round of Niger Delta pollution case

Oil giant Shell has defeated the latest legal bid by thousands of Nigerians to have their damages claims over pollution dealt with by the English courts. Last year, a judge in London made a ruling which meant that any compensation actions by two Nigerian communities affected by oil spills would have to be heard in Nigeria. The communities later went ... Read More »

Neurosurgery: Department records 400 operations annually in LUTH

People suffering from disorders of the Nervous System have nothing to fear anymore as the Lagos University teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, now conducts over 400 neurosurgical operations annually to correct the disorders. Dr Femi Bankole, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Dele Arigbabu Neurosurgical Foundation (DANF) of LUTH’s Neurosurgery Department, made the assertion on Wednesday in Lagos. Experts, Patients and Stakeholders at the ... Read More »

Plateau govt sacks 747 teachers

The Plateau State government has sacked 747 primary school teachers. The government also announced the reinstatement of 141 teachers disengaged earlier. Some of the teachers who lost their jobs are among those who failed to tender the minimum teaching qualification certificates as required by the state’s Teaching Service Commission. The Chairman of the state’s Universal Basic Education, Mathew Sule, made ... Read More »