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Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

NDLEA Raids Anambra Parks, Arrests 35

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday raided some motor parks in Anambra State and arrested no fewer than 35 alleged drug suspects. The agency carried out the raid in a joint operation with soldiers, police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Prisons Service and Nigeria Immigration Service. The area raided included Nnewi, Ihiala, Aba, Obosi, Okija, Okpoko, Owerri, ... Read More »

Electoral Reforms ‘ll Begin Immediately, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said it would work with the 9th National Assembly to review and strengthen the electoral laws of Nigeria. The commission also said it would immediately commence work on the aftermath of the 2019 general elections and set a roadmap for the general elections in 2023. The tendency to leave electoral reform, particularly the ... Read More »

Eight Tips For Healthy Eating

These eight practical tips cover the basics of healthy eating, and can help you make healthier choices. The key to a healthy diet is to: Eat the right amount of calories for how active you are, so that you balance the energy you consume with the energy you use. If you eat or drink too much, you’ll put on weight. If you ... Read More »

MTN Nigeria’s Investment In Network Expansion Hits N2.5trn

The Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman, Wednesday put the total value of investment made by the telecommunication company since its entrance into the Nigerian market at N2.5 trillion. Moolman, who disclosed this during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos, said the telecom company invested N184 billion on network expansion in 2018 alone. “You can’t achieve growth if ... Read More »

Setting Healthcare Agenda (3)

HEALTH CARE AGENDA 2019-2023 In this third and final sequel of advisory healthcare template for the incoming governments at federal and state levels, shared by some of Nigeria’s best brains in the health sector, including the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, World Bank experts, and other stakeholders in the sector, there seems to be a unanimous belief that the ... Read More »

JAMB Fixes 2019 Mock Examination For April 1

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed Monday, April 1 for its 2019 mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019. The Head of Media of the board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin in a statement issued yesterday said the change was due to certain circumstances beyond the control of the agency. According to him, candidates who had indicated ... Read More »

President Revokes OML 11 Licence, Transfers Operatorship To NNPC

Exactly 26 years after the people of Ogoniland in Rivers State sacked Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) following the killing of Dr. Ken Saro-Wiwa, President Muhammadu Buhari has revoked the operating licence granted the oil giant for Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11, located in the area, THISDAY’s investigation has revealed. OML 11, one of the most important oil blocks in ... Read More »

PDP Decries APC’s Justification Of Killings In Rivers

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the reasons given by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to justify the killing of scores of people by hired military and police operatives during the presidential, National Assembly and governorship and state assembly elections respectively. A statement by the state Chairman of PDP, Felix Obuah, ... Read More »

Neymar Risks Euro Ban After Ref Rant

Neymar could be hit with a Champions League ban after UEFA opened an investigation on Wednesday into his foul-mouthed social media outburst about the refereeing during Paris Saint-Germain’s controversial exit to Manchester United last week. Injured Brazil forward Neymar told match officials to “Go fuck yourselves” on Instagram after watching on incredulous from the sidelines at the Parc des Princes ... Read More »

NNPC Confirms Recruitment Of Fresh Graduates, Others

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says it has commenced recruitment of fresh graduates and experienced professionals. The Group General Manager, Public Affair Division, NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, was quoted by The Cable to have confirmed on Wednesday that the recruitment advert on its portal was genuine. He said, “The portal was opened today and I have received hundreds of inquiries whether ... Read More »