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Enugu lawmaker  tasks youths to embrace vocational skills as strategy to reduce unemployment in Nigeria

Enugu lawmaker  tasks youths to embrace vocational skills as strategy to reduce unemployment in Nigeria

  Enugu House of Assembly member representing  Awgu south state constituency, Hon.Johnson Chukwuobasi Okwudilichukwu, has tasked youths  and women to embrace vocational skills as part of strategies to create jobs and reduce rate of unemployment in Nigeria Stressing on the need for youths and women to equip themselves with vocational skills, and not education  alone,...

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Naira slumps further, exchanges for 504/$ at parallel market

Naira slumps further, exchanges for 504/$ at parallel market

The naira exchanged to the dollar at N504 at the parallel market on Friday, according to the Bureau de Change operators. It had earlier exchanged to the dollar at 500 in the previous week and at N490 a month earlier. According to naijabdcs.com, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s official rate for the BDCs, the dollar...

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TAMPAN can’t suspend me, I’m not a member –Yomi Fabiyi

TAMPAN can’t suspend me, I’m not a member –Yomi Fabiyi

Shortly after the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria announced that it had indefinitely suspended Yomi Fabiyi for making a film, ‘Oko Iyabo’ about the recent alleged harassment of a minor by another actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, the latter has called the bluff of the association, stating that he was...

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Gunmen kidnap final year student in Plateau, demand N1m ransom

Gunmen kidnap final year student in Plateau, demand N1m ransom

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a final year student of the Federal College of Education, Pankshin, Plateau State, Gele Felix Gonzuk. It was gathered that the student, who operated a provision shop close to the institution, was abducted by the gunmen on Wednesday night, July 7.  The President of the Students’ Union Government,  Mr Zuma Francis Fwanshiwa, who confirmed...

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Lauretta Onochie: CUPP reveals why Buhari’s aide shouldn’t be confirmed as INEC commissioner

Lauretta Onochie: CUPP reveals why Buhari’s aide shouldn’t be confirmed as INEC commissioner

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, should not be confirmed as a commissioner with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. CUPP, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mark Adebayo, titled, ‘Onochie’s INEC nomination is to perfect Buhari’s third term agenda...

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Corruption: Nigeria‘ll get out of its predicament – EFCC Chairman

Corruption: Nigeria‘ll get out of its predicament – EFCC Chairman

Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Thursday, expressed optimism that Nigeria would get out of its present predicament, occasioned by corruption. Bawa stated this during an anti-corruption sensitisation at Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa. The EFCC boss, represented by Head, Public Affairs unit of Ilorin Zonal Office of...

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We must start to play our role as party in opposition — PDP

We must start to play our role as party in opposition — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the time is rife for the party to begin to play its role as a party in opposition. Chief Dan Orbih, National Vice Chairman South-South of the party said this on Thursday, when he led the South-South party executive on a courtesy visit to Delta Gov. Ifeanyi...

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Gunmen kidnap final year student in Plateau, demand N1m ransom

Gunmen kidnap final year student in Plateau, demand N1m ransom

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a final year student of the Federal College of Education, Pankshin, Plateau State, Gele Felix Gonzuk. It was gathered that the student, who operated a provision shop close to the institution, was abducted by the gunmen on Wednesday night, July 7.  The President of the Students’ Union Government,  Mr Zuma Francis Fwanshiwa, who confirmed...