Abuja to host National Sports Festival as Cross River loses hosting right

Abuja to host National Sports Festival as Cross River loses hosting right

The 19th edition of National Sports Festival scheduled to told in November has been officially withdrawn from Cross River state. According to statement released by a spokesperson to the Sports Minster, Solomon Dalung, the decision was taken at the National Council on Sports meeting which ended on Thursday at the General Hassan Katsina House, Kaduna.   A voting process was thrown open on the floor of the meeting by the Chairman of the meeting and…

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Enugu State Government commences work at Akwata Pedestrian bridge

Enugu State Government commences work at Akwata Pedestrian bridge

Enugu State Government commences completion work on the Pedestrian bridge at Akwata, Ogbete Main Market, Enugu. The Government of Enugu state has closed the Akwata Pedestrian bridge, this is no enable the worker who are working on the bridge carry out their work without disturbance or distraction. The bridge is being railed to enable the residents of the state use the bridge without fear. It would be recalled that the state government closed the bridge last…

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Enugu State Gov. To Commence Maintenance work At Ebeano Turnel Enugu

Enugu State Gov. To Commence Maintenance work At Ebeano Turnel Enugu

Enugu State Government has notify the public especially road users of its plan to commence desilting of drainage channels and outflows as well as the on-going maintenance work on the Ebeano Tunnel, G.R.A, Enugu, ahead of the rainy season. Road users are therefore advice to use alternative road. Although the maintenance work will not be going on simultaneously on both lanes as only lane one of the tunnel dual carriageway will be temporarily closed during…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES COMMITTEE TO REBUILD COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY HERDSMEN-FARMERS CONFLICTS

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES COMMITTEE TO REBUILD COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY HERDSMEN-FARMERS CONFLICTS

In line with the administration’s commitment towards finding permanent solutions to the herdsmen-farmers clashes in some parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the formation of a new Committee to look into the rebuilding of communities affected by the violence in the affected states. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, announced the approval today at the monthly meeting of the National Economic Council, of which he is chairman. The Committee, which would be headed…

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Cross River North senatorial zone to host Gov Ayade

Cross River North senatorial zone to host Gov Ayade

Plans have been concluded by the people of Northern Senatorial district of Cross River State to host Governor Ben Ayade to a civic reception in acknowledgement of his good works and for being the first governor to emerge from that zone since the creation of the state in 1976 Chairman of the Publicity Committee, Dr. Peter Ojie disclosed this while briefing journalists, yesterday in Calabar. On why the senatorial zone decided to host to the…

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N3.9bn Airport Fund Diversion, Ex-Aviation Minister Refutes Report

N3.9bn Airport Fund Diversion, Ex-Aviation Minister Refutes Report

A former Minister of Aviation, Senator Oduah, has refuted reports that the sum of N3.9 billion meant for the installation of security devices across the nation’s airports, was diverted during her tenure. Oduah who represents Anambra North senatorial district in the Senate, said the report published in a national daily was instigated by detractors who plan to strike at her politically as the 2019 polls approach. She described the report, which claimed that the money…

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Alleged N400m Fraud: Supreme court dismisses olisa metuh’s no case submission appeal

Alleged N400m Fraud: Supreme court dismisses olisa metuh’s no case submission appeal

The Supreme Court, on Friday, affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which dismissed the appeal on no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Delivering the judgment on the consolidated appeal filed by Metuh and his company, Destra Investments Limited, Justice Ejembi Eko held that the appeal was incompetent. The judge held that the appellants failed to obtain leave of the court as specified…

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Three killed, others missing as herdsmen attack Benue again

Three killed, others missing as herdsmen attack Benue again

Three persons have been confirmed dead while many others are still missing following a fresh attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area on Thursday night by some unknown armed men. The Chairman of Logo local government, Nyajo Richard, told Channels Television on Friday According to our source, the attackers suspected to be herdsmen stormed the village around 8:00 pm in large number shooting at different directions and burning down houses in the…

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JAMB extends UTME registration deadline

JAMB extends UTME registration deadline

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has extended the registration for 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board said registration for the examination will now end on February 11, 2018 instead of the earlier date of 6th February. The spokesman for JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin announced this in a statement on Tuesday evening. “JAMB as a responsive organization has taken the decision although with great hesitation to accommodate candidates who failed to register between the two months window period that ended at…

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Genevieve Nnaji, step out in style (photos)

Genevieve Nnaji, step out in style (photos)

Genevieve Nnaji looks stunning and gorgeous as she stepped out in style. Genevieve rocked the look to the premiere of the movie, Royal Hibiscus Hotel which held over the weekend. Miss Nnaji shared these stunning photos of her in her Gucci dress paired with a Louboutin shoes and Chanel clutch on Instagram page.  view photos below.

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