Pro-democracy and leading civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the portrayal of Shiites in a yet-to-be-released Nollywood movie titled ‘Fatal Arrogance,’ noting that the Chief of Army Staff was not the one who sponsored the movie. In a statement signed by its national Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubik […]
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President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, over the loss of his immediate elder sister, Mrs. Moji Ladeji. The president’s condolence message was conveyed in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. While praying God to comfort the former governor on […]
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International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Wednesday that global labour income dropped by 10.7 per cent in the first three quarters compared to the same period in 2019. It said in Geneva that the drop was because of the coronavirus pandemic, which had led to a sharp reduction in working hours. The wage loss, whichRead More
By Sola Ogundipe The Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 21 pharmacies, patent medicine shops, and unlicensed premises for illegal operation and operating beyond scope of practice. Disclosing this in Lagos on Tuesday, the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi said the premises located at Alakuko,Read
By Dan Aibangbe OIL exploration commenced in Nigeria as far as 1903 under licence given to Nigeria Bitumen Company and later to Shell BP (1908). A series of realignments and some six million British pounds worth of exploration expenditure culminated in the discovery of the first active oil well in Oloibiri in 1956 and productionRead More
Arewa Youth for Peace and Security has appealed to the federal government to increase the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology’s budgetary allocation, following the important roles of three of its parastatals, Raw Materials Research and Development Council, National Science and Technology Incubation Centre and Sheda Science and Technology Centre. The youths made the appeal […]
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Turkish Süper Lig?—?Gameweek 3 The top-tier of football in Turkey is gaining momentum, and with the market still open, we offer you the best help you can get fantasy-wise. Need some advice on the best picks of the gameweek? RealFevr has got you covered. Below you’ll find the crème de la crème of this week’s fantasy studs, […]
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Chelsea coach Frank Lampard said the arrival of Edouard Mendy will boost Chelsea’s goalkeeping options. This follows a dip in form since the start of last season for first-choice keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who was at fault in Liverpool’s second goal on Sunday. Lampard said on Tuesday the arrival of Mendy, who played 33 games inRead More
The Medical Representative and Director, Bentoluene International Health Concept, Ogunleye Toluwalope, has called on singles to always check their genotype before getting into any marriage relationship to avoid the challenge of sickle cell disorder in their children.
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TIME named Nigerian physician, Dr. Tunji Funsho, among 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, now in its 17th year, recognises the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals.
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From Monday, September 28, all primary and secondary schools in Enugu State will reopen following the relaxation of COVID-19 protocols. Commissioner for Education, Prof. UcheEze in a statement, said the decision was reached “following stakeholders’ consensus and the gracious approval of the governor.” Eze pointed out that “it is important to note that necessary measures […]
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Nigerian soccer legend, Kanu Papilo Nwankwo, was Wednesday afternoon, unveiled as an ambassador for Simba TVS, distributors of Nigeria's leading brands in the tricycle, motorcycle and power bike sector.
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By Theodore Opara After a successful 39-year run, and more than 3.3 million global sales, the production of the legendary Mitsubishi Pajero will be stopped by next year, gradually leaving the stage for the now popular Pajero Sport. Though the production will cease next year, the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Motors in Nigeria, Massilia Motors,Read More
Police operatives attached to the newly created CID Zone 13, Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, have arrested 35-year-old Ichie Izuchukwu Nwabueze for impersonating an aide to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, and defrauding people of their hard earned money. The suspect, who had pretended to be raising funds for the furnishing […]
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Abuja—Premium Times and Voices of the African Continent, VOTAC, has announced strategic alliance with a focus on news coverage of African Capital Markets to boost economic mobility. This happened on the heels of 29 stock exchanges representing 54 countries (markets), a $2.5 trillion of Nominal Gross Domestic Product, GDP, (2019 estimates), economic growth stabilized atRead