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Dano Milk achieves Guinness World Records

Arla Foods in Nigeria, makers of the well-known Dano range of dairy products, have been officially presented with a certificate for achieving the world record of the Longest Drinks Pouring Relay by the Guinness World Records organization. This record was achieved in a massive event that held on the 1st of June this year at the Muri Okunola Park in ...

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Rotary announces US$96.5 million to end polio

The announcement comes as Nigeria marks two years without any reported cases of wild poliovirus, following four reported cases in 2016 Rotary.org) Tuesday announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The announcement comes as Nigeria marks two years without any ...

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Saraki Condemns DSS Takeover Of NASS

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday addressed a world press conference, following Wednesday takeover of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). With other principal officers and members of the National Assembly in attendance, Saraki condemned the DSS siege, saying it’s “an assault on democracy.” He said, “It is a matter of record that yesterday, ...

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Stanbic IBTC unveiled as major sponsor as varsity league kicks off

Stanbic IBTC Group has announced its sponsorship of the Higher Institutions Football League (HIFL), which kicked off last Wednesday (1 August 2018). Stanbic IBTC said the sponsorship is in tandem with the company’s determination to help grow and develop a vibrant and productive youth population. According to Stanbic IBTC, their involvement is equally informed by the need to foster unity ...

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MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT ON AFN DOPING ALLEGATIONS

The Ministerial Committee set up to investigate doping allegations against the Vice President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Olamide George has submitted its report to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The report which came in two volumes was submitted following months of extensive investigation with the accused persons including several witnesses. On the occasion, the Chairman of the ...

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ADB Announces Magala As Vee Pee

The African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org/en/) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mateus Magala as Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources, effective from September 1, 2018. Dr. Magala, a citizen of Mozambique, is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity of Mozambique (EDM). He holds a Masters in Economics and Econometrics (2000), a ...

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EFCC Invites Ekweremadu Again Over Assets

Detectives are to quiz Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu tomorrow on some assets linked with him. He is expected at 10a.m. at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja. This is the second time in a week that the EFCC has invited Ekweremadu. According to a source, who spoke in confidence, the invitation followed Ekweremadu’s request that he should ...

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Ortom: This Is Another Abacha Regime, PDP Reps Cry Out

MEMBERS of the House of Representatives, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, extraction on Monday declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC led Federal Government is fast manifesting all the symptoms of the former maximum ruler Late Sani Abacha. Briefing journalists on updates of the impeachment notice served on Gov Godwin Ortom of Benue by 8 lawmakers, the Deputy Minority ...

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Atiku Speaks On Plot To Oust Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the political development in Benue State where lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress launched a bid to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom. The lawmakers, not more than 10 of the 30-member Assembly were provided cover by the Nigeria Police Force to meet at the state’s parliament building on Monday morning. The majority lawmakers, who ...

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Sagay Speaks On Presidency Working On Ending Senate Recess

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Itse Sagay, SAN, has dismissed claims that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Presidency was working towards reconvening the Senate. Sagay maintained that the Presidency lacked the power to reconvene the Senate ahead of the September 25 resumption date. Following the alleged clampdown on Saraki and Ekweremadu by security operatives last week, ...

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