SPORTS

AFCON 2019: HOST COUNTRY, EGYPT, IN WINNING START

Hosts Egypt got their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign off to a winning start as Trezeguet’s excellent strike saw the Pharaohs secure a slim 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. While Mohamed Salah was in sparkling form in Cairo on Friday it was another winger who broke the deadlock for Egypt shortly before half-time in the Group A… Continue reading AFCON 2019: HOST COUNTRY, EGYPT, IN WINNING START

Security

MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS:INFORMATION SHARING A MUST- REAR ADMIRAL AKPAN

In the wake of increased threats to Nigeria's waters, the need to create networks in security collaboration has been emphasized. Rear Admiral Francis Akpan made this call at a workshop on The role of Maritime sector in achieving the sustainable development goals organized by the Abuja transport and aviation correspondents association supported by the Maritime… Continue reading MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS:INFORMATION SHARING A MUST- REAR ADMIRAL AKPAN

Security

NIGERIAN ARMY COMMENCES PRODUCTION OF LIGHT VEHICLES_Ada Nkong

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says, light tactical vehicles and other weapons being locally produced by its company, Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company (NAVMC), will help to solve Nigeria’s internal security challenges. Buratai, stated this in an interview with newsmen on Thursday after he toured production lines in the company located at… Continue reading NIGERIAN ARMY COMMENCES PRODUCTION OF LIGHT VEHICLES_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

NEPOTISM, A FORM OF CORRUPTION_OBASANJA

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that nepotism in Nigeria is obstructing the fight against corruption. In what seemed like reporting the country’s leadership to the world, the elder statesman, before a gathering of investors at the ongoing yearly meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow, accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari… Continue reading NEPOTISM, A FORM OF CORRUPTION_OBASANJA

SPORTS

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16: NIGERIA QUALIFY

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for Round of 16 in the ongoing Women’s World Cup in France. The Falcons picked the last best loser’s slot after Chile failed to score four goals against Thailand in the last Group F match. Chile beat Thailand 2-0 but still had minus 3 goals difference, giving the Falcons an… Continue reading WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16: NIGERIA QUALIFY

POLITICS

DR FESTUS ADEBAYO LOSES APPOINTMENT AS SPECIAL ADVISER

Mohammed Isa, the special assistant media and publicity to the senate President has released a statement relieving Dr festus Adebayo of his appointment. In a tease statement signed by him, it stated that "The office of the President of the Senate has reviewed the appointment of Dr. Festus Adebayo as special assistant on Media and… Continue reading DR FESTUS ADEBAYO LOSES APPOINTMENT AS SPECIAL ADVISER

ECONOMY

NNPC GMD: MAIKANTI BARU OUT, MELE KOLO KYARI IN

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to replace Mr. Maikanti Baru. The corporation disclosed this in a statement released by the  NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu,in Abuja, on Thursday. He said that the appointment… Continue reading NNPC GMD: MAIKANTI BARU OUT, MELE KOLO KYARI IN