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We are totally confronting water challenge in Enugu, says SPA

We are totally confronting water challenge in Enugu, says SPA

…Reassures residents on adequate potable water supply soon The Special Adviser (SPA) to the Governor of Enugu State, on Water Resources, Hon. Anthony Dubem Onyia, has reassured residents of the state that the issue of inadequate water supply, one of the key challenges the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi inherited, will soon be history. In...

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Gunmen kill two police officers in Cross River

Gunmen kill two police officers in Cross River

Unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday killed two officers in Cross River State, Nigeria’s South-south, bringing to six the number of officers killed in the last six days in the state. Four police officers were killed recently, on February 25, in Calabar, by some gunmen. The police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the...

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IPOB won’t handover ESN to govs – Nnamdi Kanu replies Uwazuruike.

IPOB won’t handover ESN to govs – Nnamdi Kanu replies Uwazuruike.

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday berated Ralph Uwazuruike, founder of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, for asking that the Eastern Security Network, ESN, be handed over to the Southeast governors. Kanu challenged Uwazuruike to create his own security outfit and hand it over to the governors. Kanu stated...

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Messi vs Cristiano: Goals, titles and statistics

Messi vs Cristiano: Goals, titles and statistics

There have been more than a handful of great players to play football throughout the years, but only a select few go on to carve their name into the game’s history to be remembered for decades to come. Pele, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyffand Alfredo Di Stefano are names who everyone with a passing interest in football knows,...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at LeBron James

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits back at LeBron James

Racism and politics are different things Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reiterated his stance that athletes should not get involved in politics following LeBron James‘ criticism of the AC Milan player. The former Sweden international is not in favour of athletes speaking out about politics, but the Los Angeles Lakers star made clear that he will always express his opinion on such matters....

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RBREAKING: COVID-19 VACCINES ARRIVE NIGERIA

RBREAKING: COVID-19 VACCINES ARRIVE NIGERIA

Nigeria has received nearly four million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. UGAMATV learnt that COVAX shipped 3.94 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, arrived from Mumbai to Abuja around 11.30 am. “Nigeria has just received the...

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Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,615.40MW

Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,615.40MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,615.40MW. A statement issued on Tuesday in Lagos by Ms Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, said the new record was achieved on Feb. 28. The statement said the power generated was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s...

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Govt officials should be first to take COVID-19 vaccines – Prof Tomori

Govt officials should be first to take COVID-19 vaccines – Prof Tomori

Professor of Virology, Oyewale Tomori, on Monday, said all government officials should be compelled to take the COVID-19 first when they arrive the country. Tomori while speaking during an interview on Channels TV programme, ‘Sun Rise’, on Monday, said doing that would change the perception of some Nigerians towards the vaccine. He noted that once...

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Bandits: Kidnapping school students is lesser evil – Sheikh Gumi.

Bandits: Kidnapping school students is lesser evil – Sheikh Gumi.

Controversial Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi on Monday described the kidnapping of school children by bandits as lesser evil. Gumi said kidnapping school students was a lesser evil when compared to the ransacking of towns and killing of its residents. He made the remark while featuring on BBC Pidgin. The cleric also stated that his meetings...

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Insecurity: Osinbajo no longer part of Buhari govt, he’s been left out – Bamgbose.

Insecurity: Osinbajo no longer part of Buhari govt, he’s been left out – Bamgbose.

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, on Monday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari has left Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo out of the scheme of things. According to him, Osinbajo is no longer part of the decision-making caucus of the current administration, a situation he described as “embarrassing.” “It’s quite...