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Daily Archives: February 21, 2019

NSE Commends NNPC For Championing Cause Of Women Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its exemplary role in the advocacy of science and engineering-based education for the girl child through support for the activities of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN). Engr. Adekunle Mokuolu, President Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), stated this Thursday in Abuja while ... Read More »

Plot To Bomb INEC Headquarters Abuja Unveiled

Erstwhile Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has raised an alarm over an alleged plot to destabilise the rescheduled polls after the postponement of the Presidential Elections last Saturday, including bombing of Abuja headquarters of the INEC. According to Frank, the deadly plan is being orchestrated by those who are bent on destroying democracy ... Read More »

Osinbajo: Ignore Fake News, I Have Not Resigned

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has debunked the rumour of his alleged resignation as the Vice President of the country. On his verified Twitter handle, Professor Osinbajo said, “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! I remain committed ... Read More »

Delayed Poll: Buhari, Atiku Make Final Appeal

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his closest rival Atiku Abubakar made their final appeal for votes on the last day of campaigning on Thursday ahead of a tight contest in a presidential election on Saturday that was delayed by a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the delay in the early hours of last Saturday citing logistical reasons, ... Read More »

Concern As Misfiring Suarez’s Goals Dry Up

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia. Suarez laboured throughout much of the Champions League last 16, first leg in ... Read More »

Elections: FG Declares Friday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, a public holiday, in preparation for the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Bello Dambazau (retd), made the declaration in Abuja on Wednesday. The Ministry of Interior in a statement on Wednesday night by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, however, excluded bankers ... Read More »

CBN Lifts Forex Market With $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made a fresh injection of $210 million into the inter-bank foreign exchange market in its determination to boost supply in that sector of the market. Figures released by the Bank on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, indicated that it offered the total sum of $100million to the wholesale segment, while the Small and Medium ... Read More »