Amby Uneze in Owerri
The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has warned residents of the state that his administration will no longer tolerate protests that are designed to destabilize government activities and tamper with the peace of the state.
Uzodinma, who spoke during a solidarity rally organized by the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD), warned that government will no longer fold its arms and watch any group under any guise trample upon the peace of the state.
He said: “Government will do all within the ambits of the law to … >>> Read Full Story
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By Charles Kumolu
Former Chairperson of Lagos State Council for Arts and Founder, Five Cowries Arts Foundation, Mrs Polly Alakija, in this interview, talks about how she is using abstract platforms to ensure creativity in Nigeria’s education system. She also speaks on how culture could be used to sustain climate change conversation in the country.
What are the things you want to achieve with Five Cowries Arts Foundation?
We registered the NGO 18 months ago but it is a continuation of the works I have done in the last 30 years in that space.
I just realised I needed to give … >>> Read Full Story
L-R:- Akin Fajembimo; National Sales Manager Cadbury, Ologe Ogaga; Finance Director West Africa Cadbury, Oyeyimika Adeboye; Managing Director West Africa Cadbury, Ifeoma Chuks Adizue; Snr. Category Manager Cocoa Beverage West Africa, Frederick Mordi; Corporate Comms. & Govt. Affairs Manager
Cadbury Nigeria Plc, producers of Bournvita cocoa beverage, recently rewarded the top three winners in its maiden Bourn Factor Talent Hunt Competition. The winners were unveiled at a media parley held at the head office of the Company in Lagos. Mona School from Sapele, Delta State, won the grand prize of N3 million. Difference Academy from Ile Ife, Osun State, won N2 million for coming … >>> Read Full Story
File Photo: Okoi Obono-Obla.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) confirmed that all the law enforcement agencies have been put on red alert to arrest the suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla.
Obono-Obla is on the ICPC wanted list for alleged corruption and abuse of office.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja, ICPC Spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa, said the former presidential aide was back in the country and was even sighted at an event recently.
“Signals have been sent to all the law enforcement agencies. Whenever they see him I am sure they … >>> Read Full Story
Chuks Okocha in Abuja
Minister for Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Thursday said the federal government has guaranteed the provision of the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) to operate 24 hours full service.
The minister stated this yesterday in Abuja when he declared open a two-day meeting with commissioners for health from the 36 states of the federation organised by the Health Department of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).
He also stated that progress is being achieved in the production of vaccines for Lassa fever, explaining that the epidemic is now in 27 states.
It was gathered that the objective of the meeting was to onboard … >>> Read Full Story
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By Avril Eyewu-Edero
Nigeria is the most populous African nation with about 180million people. With this figure comes a huge amount of crime, because people are from different social, religious and financial backgrounds.
A huge population makes tracking criminals more difficult and therefore the whole concept of creating a criminal database is essential to aid the criminal justice system.
A criminal database keeps a record of a person’s identity profile such as DNA profile or Fingerprint record. This database can be used to check if a stored profile matches the perpetrator of a crime whose DNA or fingerprint was found at … >>> Read Full Story
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has restated its commitment to the productivity and profitability of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) through funding, capacity building, advisory and other forms of support that would boost their overall contributions to economic development.
FCMB, which is rated as the number one Bank for SMEs in Nigeria in the latest Banking Industry Customer Experience Survey report by KPMG, gave the assurance at a free and comprehensive capacity building and empowerment programme it organised for women entrepreneurs in Ogun State, in partnership with the Office of the First Lady of the State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, on February 5, 2020.
The … >>> Read Full Story