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Daily Archives: February 27, 2019

Trump, Kim Optimistic Over Nuclear Talks

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, shook hands and dined Wednesday in Hanoi, expressing optimism that their highly personal brand of diplomacy will lead to a deal on the totalitarian state’s nuclear weapons. At the start of around two hours of talks and dinner at a luxury hotel in the Vietnamese capital, Trump predicted ... Read More »

INEC Presents Certificate Of Returns To Buhari, Osinbajo

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has presented President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo their Certificates of Return. The certificates were issued to them at the International Conference Center, ICC, in Abuja by the Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Wednesday morning declared the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, ... Read More »

Agbakoba To Atiku: Don’t Go To Election Tribunal

Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in last Saturday’s election, Atiku Abubakar, not to approach the court because of his loss. Atiku lost the presidential election to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress in a keenly fought contest. Buhari had polled 15,191,847 votes, ahead of Atiku’s ... Read More »

Culture Of The Idoma People

The Idomas are indigenes of Benue State in North-central Nigeria, by the South-eastern flank of the region. Known to be the second largest ethnic group in the state and occupying nine local government areas, they are not only humble in nature, but are also hospitable. Little wonder visitors enjoy visiting their land which stretches from the southern banks of the ... Read More »

JAMB To Announce Dates For UTME, Mock Exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it would soon announce the dates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) and the Mock examination. The board in its In-house Weekly Bulletin, called on the public and the UTME candidates to ignore any dates being circulated about the two examinations. The Board also revealed that all arrangements had ... Read More »

Ofoedu Awaits Super Eagles Invitation

The recent pronouncement by the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr that Nigerian players doing well in their various clubs stand a chance of being invited for the upcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt has been applauded across board. Israel-based forward, Chikeluba Ofoedu who has 9 goals and seven assists in 17 games so far this season for Isreali giants, Maccabi ... Read More »

UNILAG: 5 Students Imprison For Alleged Gang-Rape Of Minor

An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Tuesday remanded five students of the University of Lagos (Unilag) for allegedly defiling a minor. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the students are- Moboluwaji Omowole, 19, Chuka Chukwu, 19, Peace Nwankama, 19, James Aguedu, 20 and Osemeka Josephine, 20. They plead not guilty to a three-count charge of ... Read More »

Saving The Girl-Child

Living in a very safe environment where there is no fear, our lives and properties are secured is the wish of every individual. According to the late Nelson Mandela, “safety and security don’t just happen: they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of ... Read More »

Al-Bashir Appoints Defense Minister, Makes Changes In Army Commands

SUDANESE President, Omar Al-Bashir, on Tuesday issued a republican decree appointing Lt.-Gen. Essam-Eddin Al-Habeeballa as state minister of defence ministry. Al-Bashir also issued republican decisions making changes in the Command of the Joint Staff of the Sudanese Armed Forces, according to a news conference from office of spokesman of Sudanese army. According to the decisions, the Command of the Joint ... Read More »

Atiku Rejects Results, Vows To Go To Court

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Abubakar kicked against the election process which he said was “heavily militarised” and results manipulated. He was defeated by President Muhammadu Buhari with over three million votes. But in a statement he issued personally on Wednesday morning, ... Read More »