POLITICS

Link all ports to rail lines-Buhari directs Amaechi_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Transportation to link all the nation’s ports to rail network in order to improve transportation and economic capacities. After more than three decades of neglect, President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday inaugurated the 326 KM Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line for commercial operation as well as the ancillary facilities yard,… Continue reading Link all ports to rail lines-Buhari directs Amaechi_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Two Injured in Knife Attack Outside Charlie Hebdo Office in Paris_Ada Nkong

A man armed with a knife seriously wounded two people on Friday in a suspected terror attack outside the former offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, three weeks into the trial of men accused of being accomplices in the 2015 massacre of the newspaper’s staff. Charlie Hebdo had angered many Muslims around… Continue reading Two Injured in Knife Attack Outside Charlie Hebdo Office in Paris_Ada Nkong

Transportation

World Maritime Day 2020: Minister of Transportation Calls for Reduction of Cost of doing Business at Seaports_Ada Nkong

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate world maritime day, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has charged regulatory agencies to reduce the cost of doing business by checking exploitation of operators at seaports.A statement by Eric Ojiekwe Director press and public relations says the Minister who gave this… Continue reading World Maritime Day 2020: Minister of Transportation Calls for Reduction of Cost of doing Business at Seaports_Ada Nkong

AWARDS

Hero Rat Receives Gold Medal for Discovering Landmines_Ada Nkong

A landmine detection rat has been awarded the animal equivalent of a George Cross for his 'lifesaving bravery'.Magawa, a giant African pouched rat, has discovered 39 landmines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance since he was trained by charity APOPO, which specialises in training animals to detect landmines and tuberculosis in humans.He is the charity's… Continue reading Hero Rat Receives Gold Medal for Discovering Landmines_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Approves Deep Sea Project_Ada Nkong

FG APPROVES DEEP SEA PROJECT The Federal Government has approved the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure otherise known as the Deep Blue Project to tackle insecurity in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea. The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has disclosed this virtually during an… Continue reading FG Approves Deep Sea Project_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

125 New Covid-19 Cases Reported by NCDC_Ada Nkong

Cross River state has reappeared on the list of States with Covid-19 cases as 125 new cases were reported for 24 September 2020. The total number of confirmed cases is now 57849 while 49098 patients have been discharged so far. 1102 deaths have been registered due to the virus. Lagos state has 37 cases, plateau… Continue reading 125 New Covid-19 Cases Reported by NCDC_Ada Nkong

ACCIDENTS

50 Injured as Fuel Tanker Explodes in Lagos_Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say a gas tanker exploded Thursday in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos state leaving at least 50 persons sustaining burn injuries. Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident to newsmen. The DG says efforts are being made by his men to put out the… Continue reading 50 Injured as Fuel Tanker Explodes in Lagos_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

EU unveils Proposed Plot to Curb Cryptocurrencies Ada Nkong

The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, proposing rules that could limit the development of Facebook-backed Libra and similar projects. Cryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity among investors since the emergence of Bitcoin, but the general public, banks and regulators remain wary. Pressure from member states has pushed the EU executive to unveil… Continue reading EU unveils Proposed Plot to Curb Cryptocurrencies Ada Nkong

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFE STYLE

Chief of Air staff Weds Minister of Humanitarian Affairs_Ada Nkong

About one year after it was widely circulated that she was to marry President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has tied the nuptial knots with Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, in a secret ceremony in Abuja.The event which was strictly private ,… Continue reading Chief of Air staff Weds Minister of Humanitarian Affairs_Ada Nkong