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Late Chief Judge, Innocent Umezulike who was buried last month is among the 50 Nigerians President Buhari banned from travelling

Professor Innocent Umezulike, the former Enugu State Chief Judge, who was buried last month, is on the list of 50 Nigerians banned by the Federal Government from travelling abroad.   Umezulike, a renowned Professor of Land and Property Law, died in a London hospital on June 26. He was recommended for compulsory retirement

Nollywood actress, Dakore Akande turns 40 today!

Nollywood actress, Dakore Omobola Akande is a year older today October 14th.   The award winning actress was born in Bayelsa State as the first child of her parents. She attended Corona School and Federal Government Girls' College in Lagos and Bauchi respectively.   She studied Mass Communication at the University of Lagos but had to drop

‘It’s useless to make a leader of a guy who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game’: Deigo Maradona slams Lionel Messi

Football legend, Diego Maradona has accused his fellow compatriot Lionel Messi of not being a natural leader for Argentina and has urged his country to stop treating the Barcelona icon as a 'God'. Maradona made the statement while speaking about Messi's performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, 'Messi's a great player, but he's not

‘Fake news fuels crisis in Nigeria’ – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday appealed to all Nigerians to join forces with government to combat the menace of fake news.   The minister made the appeal while speaking at the inaugural lecture of the Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) in Lagos with the theme

Nigerian, others win nuclear energy video competition

A Nigerian, Ugenyi Igbokwe, alongside others from four African groups, has emerged a winner in the recent Atoms Empowering Africa Youth Video Competition that focused on nuclear energy. Organisers of the competition announced that Igbokwe stood out as the ‘Special Decision Winner’ with his video entitled, ‘Sustainable Development Goals’. The competition, which

BEDC, others sign MoU on mini-grid project

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a United States firm, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Rubitec Nigeria Limited to provide mini-grid electricity for customers. The power firm, in a statement on Friday, described the initiative as a bold step towards connecting communities in its franchise

NEMA seeks proactive measures on disaster risk reduction

The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday called on citizens, governments at all levels and the private sector to take proactive measures on disaster reduction in the country. The NEMA Head of Operations in charge of Niger and Kwara states, Alhaji Aliyu Kanfindangi, made the appeal on Saturday to commemorate the

Candidate imposition, chaotic primaries and helpless electorate

The just concluded party primaries aimed at choosing candidates for executive and legislative positions at the state and federal levels in the 2019 general elections have thrown up disputes over the age-old practice of imposition of candidates by political parties. READ ALSO: Strong cartel, PoS aid activities of new naira notes’ hawkers In