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World Albinism Day: Osinbajo Calls for a Reverse of Negative Mindsets on Those Living With Albinism

World Albinism Day: Osinbajo Calls for a Reverse of Negative Mindsets on Those Living With Albinism

World Albinism Day: Osinbajo Calls for a Reverse of Negative Mindsets on Those Living With Albinism

The 2021 World Albinism Day was marked on Sunday, June 13, globally with the theme: “Strength Beyond All Odds.” In Nigeria, it was marked virtually because of the COVID-19 restrictions. At the event, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN called for more attention to be paid to the needs of this special

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

*Says Project Not a Priority Amidst Hunger, Poverty Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has called out the state governor, Godwin Obaseki over his decision to build another airport in the state. Edo State currently hosts a federal government-owned Benin Airport. The airport being conceived by the governor would be sited in

Esijolomi Anthony Afejuku, professor of Creative Writing in the department of English and Literature

UNIBEN Don Recommends Study of Autobiographies of Awolowo, Azikwe, Bello to get Nigeria Out of the Woods

Erudite scholar and professor of Literary Criticism at the University of Benin, UNIBEN Edo State, Anthony Esijolomi Afejuku, has underscored an urgent need for the diligent study of autobiographies of Nigeria’s founding fathers in order to know where the country got it wrong as a nation. He said failure of the country so far to

Protesters Carry placard and banners during a June 12 democracy day rally in Abuja. Photo: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuter.

Nigerians Denied Freedom on Democracy Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021, appeared to have been a national referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari’s six years rule as Nigerians protested bad governance, attempt to regulate the social media, intimidating the electronic media through the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC and spiraling insecurity across the country. Nigerians gathered in their numbers in Abuja, Lagos, and other

Wike Says Rivers Can’t Provide Free Medicare, Lays Foundation For Renal Centre

Wike Says Rivers Can’t Provide Free Medicare, Lays Foundation For Renal Centre

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said that harsh economic realities would not allow the state government to provide free medical services to people in the state. The governor, who was responding to an appeal by the management of the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital to consider paying the bills of indigent renal

President Muhammadu Buhari

Speech by President Muhammadu Buhari, on The Occassion of Commemoration and Celebration of Democracy Day on 12th June, 2021

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY DAY ON 12TH JUNE, 2021 Fellow Nigerians, ​I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a

Ogie (left) and Akhigbe, after signing the agreement

Edo Govt, Firm Sign Agreement on Establishment of Inland Dry Port, Project 70% Completed

When completed, the ongoing Edo Inland Dry Port will reduce the current pressure on the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA Lagos, as ships conveying cargo from any part of the world would have the option of berthing in the new port. On Friday, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with

Bonny Youths Attack Journalists, Burn Bus, Gadgets

Bonny Youths Attack Journalists, Burn Bus, Gadgets

Angry youths of Bonny Island in Rivers State on Thursday attacked journalists on official duty and burnt down the bus conveying them to the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited premises. The youths had gathered at the gate of the company where they were protesting an alleged unjust distribution of the N3 billion annual community development

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