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Friday 19th October 2018,
Hope for Nigeria

Oyo employs 5,300 teachers and others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has introduced appointment letters to 5,300 teaching as well as non-teaching personnel in the 33 local government areas. At the ceremony in Ibadan yesterday, letters were distributed to the workers employed from the 11 [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy, Employment

FG, Joins 3 Companies on Power Supply

The 3 additional Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), aimed at enhancing electricity generation as well as distribution within the country was lately signed along with private sector investors by the federal government. The MoU include an agreement for the construction of [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy, Power

Reps Approve N4,000 NYSC Online Registration Fee

The House of Representatives has okayed the controversial N4,000 online registration fee for the members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The decision reverses earlier House resolution urging the NYSC to suspend the policy following public outcry against the fee. [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy

Orange Maize Enhances Vitamin A in Kids

A research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has proven that ‘orange’ maize boosts vitamin A storage in your body. This maize has been traditionally bred to obtain higher beta-carotene levels, a natural plant pigment in which the [...]

October 21, 2014 Health issues

Heritage Bank Roll-outs ‘SkoolBank’ Savings Account

Heritage Bank Limited has introduced a proposal to inspire the whole school community. The product tagged: ‘SkoolBank’ according to the bank, is part of its vision to transform the education landscape of the nation and prepare a generation that is [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy

Jonathan Commences National Schools Agriculture Programme

As part of efforts to modernise agriculture, President Goodluck Jonathan unveiled the National Schools Agriculture Programme (NSAP) on Monday. When fully on steam, it will ensure the building of technical and entrepreneurship skills in the students with a view to [...]

October 21, 2014 Economy, Education

CDC releases improved Ebola gear guidelines

Medical officials have introduced new guidelines how health workers should gear up to handle Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the long-anticipated updates on Monday evening. Health workers have been pushing for new standards since two [...]

October 21, 2014 Health issues

Nigeria clear of deadly Ebola virus, declare health chiefs

Nigeria got exceptional praise from health officials because the World Health Organisation announced there was no confirmed outbreak within the country for Forty two days. Health chiefs declared Nigeria to be officially free of the deadly Ebola virus yesterday, giving [...]

October 21, 2014 Health issues
Independence Day Speech for Nigeria at 52

2012 Independence Day Broadcast by President Jonathan Goodluck

Beloved countrymen and women, on this day, fifty-two years ago, our founding fathers brought joy and hope to the hearts of our people when they won independence for our great country. Nigeria made a clean break with more than six [...]

October 20, 2014 General, Government and politics

Lagos will host 2014 Glo/CAF awards

The Glo-CAF awards 2014 edition will be held on January 8, 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria. The awards gala will see players and officials who have distinguished themselves during the year (2014) receiving honours for their achievements. Legends of the game, [...]

October 20, 2014 Sports

Another Endangered White Rhino In Kenya Died

[cleveryoutube video=”-ineIT9jzA0″ vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”580″ quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”” showexpander=”off” alignment=”left” newser=”Endangered White Rhino's Death Puts Species On Brink Of Extinction”] One of only 2 white rhino breeding males proven to exist was seen dead at the Ol Pejeta [...]

October 20, 2014 General

FG plans to coordinate workplace on renewable energy

In an attempt to harmonise as well as speed up implementation of renewable energy intended for electricity generation, the Federal Government also considers a corresponding workplace under a Presidential Initiative for Renewable Energy. Minister of State Power, Mohammed Wakil made [...]

October 20, 2014 Economy, Power

Nigerian Rising Music Star, Faycol is Dead

Faycol, rising music star, has apparently died this week on the day of her baby's dedication ceremony. The musician's real name is Faycol Feyisayo, was wedded early this year. As at the time of this report, no cause of death [...]

October 20, 2014 Nollywood

Diamond Bank will Support Health Sector

Diamond Bank has shown its dedication to the overall health and wellness of Nigerian women through sponsoring medical surgeries for 15 ladies experiencing Vesico Vagina Fistula (VVF) as it gives medical apparatus to chosen fistula centres across the nation. The [...]

October 20, 2014 Economy

FG Focused on Paying Verified Subsidy Claims, Declares Okonjo-Iweala

The federal government has rendered its dedication to keep pay all verified subsidy claims to oil marketing and trading (OM &T) firms as well as other independent petroleum product exporters. The Co-coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, [...]

October 20, 2014 General

AfriHeritage starts business survey

In an effort to provide an local independent business environment survey throughout the country, the African Heritage Institution (AfriHeritage) has started the 3rd cycle of the Business Environment and Competitiveness, BECANS III. The institution got conducted the very first 2 [...]

October 20, 2014 Economy

Minister hails industrialisation project of BoI

The minister of industry, trade and investment, Olusegun Aganga, has extolled the Bank of Industry's (BoI) contributions to industrial development in Nigeria. Aganga, who spoke recently in Ilorin during his pre-commissioning visit to the Cold Roll Mill project of Kam [...]

October 20, 2014 Business, Economy

DMO looks for special tax on luxury items

The Debt Management Office has searched for the development of special tax on luxury items from the Federal Government help the country bring in sufficient revenue. Dr Abraham Nwakwo, Director-General, DMO, said that revenue from luxury taxes would be used [...]

October 20, 2014 Economy

Enterprise Bank promises constant service delivery

Enterprise Bank Limited has convinced its customers that the growth of Heritage Banking Investment Services Limited (HISL) as being the new owners of the bridged bank won't in anyhow disrupt its operations. According to the management of the newly acquired [...]

October 20, 2014 Economy

Ebola scare – Parents threaten to pull out children in a British school over teachers trip to Kenya

Parents from the British school will pull out their kids from school over a planned visit to Kenya by teachers regarding fear they will get Ebola. According to report that a 60-signature petition has been circulated at Berkeley Primary School [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

Ebola vaccine tests to start next month in Baltimore

An uncommon request lately came out in classifieds as well as on campus bulletin boards – Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The result was tremendous, said Kirsten Lyke, University of Maryland School of Medicine [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

NHIS arranged to deliver affordable healthcare throughout Nigeria

In efforts to achieve the grassroots and make sure quick access to health care for Nigerians, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is placed to start an eight-city experiential campaign throughout the 6 geo-political zones. This campaign which will take [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

NAC and WesBank sign MOU on made-in-Nigeria cars

The National Automotive Council (NAC) along with WesBank of South Africa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to fund retail as well as corporate acquisition of made-in-Nigeria cars, an announcement by the Director General of NAC, Aminu Jalal. The [...]

October 18, 2014 Business, Economy

South African gains anti-corruption award

Thuli Madonsela, South African lawyer, was acknowledge by the Anti-corruption body Transparency International as a winner of the integrity award for 2014, stating her investigations in graft allegations at each level – all the way up the president. The Berlin-based [...]

October 18, 2014 Economy

Woman vomits at Pentagon causes Ebola scare

[cleveryoutube video=”b6f37_nCZzE” vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”580″ quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”” showexpander=”off” alignment=”left” newser=”Woman vomits causes Ebola scare at Pentagon”] An Ebola threaten has closed a parking area as well as Pentagon entrance. The Defence Department said on Friday that it [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

Philips improves health care with brand new solutions

In its dedication to a better, much more sustainable future as well as assisting people live a healthy life by means of innovations that can make care personalised and economical, Philips, comes with brand new health care solutions at its [...]

October 18, 2014 Health issues

Intervention fund – BOI merits10 companies, blacklists 24

The Bank of Industry has set up a hall of fame for Ten companies for paying their loans while putting 24 other defaulting firms on the black list. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Rasheed Olaoluwa, [...]

October 18, 2014 Economy

Nigeria gets deal with Boko Haram to help free Chibok girls

Over 200 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria around April will probably be set free in an agreement between the government and Boko Haram militants, as stated by the military. There will also be an immediate ceasefire between the jihadist group and [...]

October 18, 2014 General, Military

Rebels kill thirty people in East Congo, says official

Rebels crept to houses as well as attacked civilians, that kill at least 30 individuals across the town of Beni in eastern Congo, a local mayor reported Thursday. Members of the Allied Defense Forces attacked late Wednesday near the town [...]

October 17, 2014 General

Footage reveals Ebola-infected nurse bids goodbye to staff just before transfer

[cleveryoutube video=”pckWGhF0QRY” vidstyle=”1″ pic=”” afterpic=”” width=”” quality=”inherit” starttime=”” endtime=”” caption=”” showexpander=”off” alignment=”left” newser=”Nina Pham Ebola infected nurse Speaks From Hospital Bed”] The 26-year-old nurse got the virus right after taking care of the US patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died [...]

October 17, 2014 Health issues