By Sunday Etuka, Abuja  The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris has charged the team representing Nigeria at the global robotics competition in Dallas, Texas, later this month to make the country proud. Idris gave the charge when the team paid him a courtesy call on Friday, according to...
By Sunday Etuka, Abuja President Bola Tinubu has felicitated Mr. Tunde Onakoya on setting a new world chess record. Tinubu’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Recall that Mr. Onakoya broke the Guinness World...
By Sunday Etuka, Abuja Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the Chess Master, Tunde Onakoya on Breaking the World Chess Marathon Record in Times Square, New York. Onakoya achieved the remarkable feat by setting the Guinness World Record for the longest marathon chess playing session, clocking in at an impressive...
By Sunday Etuka, Abuja The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), shared a total sum of N1,123.391 trillion to the three tiers of government as Federation Allocation for the month of March, 2024 from a gross total of N1,867.808 trillion. This was contained in a Communique issued at the end of the...
By Alice Etuka, Abuja The 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has commenced in the 700 Computer Based Test (CBT) centers across the nation, with some recording technical glitches. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyode has in response to the development called for calm on the part of candidates. Oloyode made the appeal...
By Stella Enenche, Abuja The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), and the International Rescue Committee (IRC),has disclosed plans to strengthen their partnership as the nation approaches rainy season. The Director General, NiMet, Professor Charles Anosike, while receiving the Governance Coordinator of IRC, Mrs Dorcas David and her team, on Friday said the...
By Sunday Etuka, Abuja In a bid to ensure the proper regulation of the Capital Market, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of some Nigerian professionals to serve in the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale disclosed this...
By Anne Osemekeh, Abuja. Nigeria's First Lady, Senator (Dr) Oluremi Tinubu, has launched the second 76-meter High Endurance (HE) Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) built for the Nigerian Navy (NN). The vessel launch which took place on Friday, 19th April 2024 in DEARSAN Shipyard Turkey, was graced by the Minister of State...
By Anne Osemekeh, Abuja Gunmen have again reportedly attacked the Tilengpat Pushit community in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing twelve persons. It was learnt that the attacks leading to the death of the victims occurred in the late hours of Thursday. Although the spokesman for the Plateau State...
By Anne Osemekeh, Abuja The authorities of the Nigerian Army have released Prince Clement Ikolo Ogenerukevwe, the monarch declared wanted over the killing of 17 military personnel in Okuama, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. Spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Maj. Gen.Onyema Nwachukwu, specifically said, the decision to release...