HUNGER: DANGOTE SETS ASIDE 100 MILLION DOLLARS

The Aliko Dangote Foundation has pledged to invest a 100 million US Dollars in the fight against malnutrition in Nigeria. The pledge was made at the recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit held in Milan, Italy. In a press statement, the Managing Director and CEO of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufous, explained that Nigeria’s

ROAD SAFETY CORPS DISOWN MAN FOUND DEAD WITH LOVER, SAY HE IS ATOUT

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has denied online media reports that the man found dead with his lover inside a car in Ogba, Lagos was its staff. A statement signed by Corps Education Officer, Commander Bisi Kazeem on Thursday described such reports as “mischievous” and “deliberate falsehood”. Mr Kazeem said

EXCITEMENT AS LAGOS SETS TO HOST FIRST NIGERIA BEER FESTIVAL

By Janet Simeon.../   In a bid to stimulate its economic and tourism potentials, Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from September 25 to October 1, 2017.   The Lagos State government is collaborating with beer brewers in the country and their counterparts across the globe

KWARA OBA TRACES ROOT TO ILE-IFE, VISITS OONI

By Iyanu Oluwajomiloju.../   The people of Ekan Meje Kingdom, in Oke Ero Local Government of Kwara State recently consolidated their history when leaders of the community led by the paramount ruler, Oba Michael Adeyemi visited Ile-Ife, Osun State to pay homage to the Ooni, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi. Ekan Meje located at the

ANOTHER CHIBOK GIRL ESCAPES FROM BOKO HARAM CAPTIVITY

Less than two weeks after a deal that freed 82 abducted Chibok girls, another  schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has been rescued by government troops while "escaping from captivity", Nigerian officials said on Wednesday. According to Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesman, the girl was

BIZARRE MONEY SUPERSTITIONS PEOPLE FALL FOR

Money superstitions can run the gamut from the slightly lucrative to the silly to the downright bizarre, but they are always fun to hear. Here are the common money superstitions that people take pretty seriously. Itchy palms mean you are about to gain or lose money According to the Palmistry and Hand

BUILDCON PROMISES QUALITY STANDARD AS SUBSCRIBERS COMMEND ESTATE

  By Kemi Omoluabi.../ The Managing Director of  Buildcon Global Services Limited, Mrs. Bukunola Gadzama, has affirmed that she is delighted with the commendations made on the company’s products during this year’s  CEMCS exhibition in Lagos and promises to maintain quality standard which the company is known for in order to surpass

NIGERIA CELEBRATES ODUJINRIN, THE FIRST AFRICAN SOLO TRAVELLER

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the talent and resilience of Nigerians wherever they are, noting that ``the country is blessed with great talents and Nigerians are among some of the most creative and smartest persons around the world.’’  The Vice President made the remarks when he received on a courtesy visit

RECKITT BENCKISER RESTATES COMMITMENT TO CLEAN, HEALTHY NIGERIA

By Iyanu Oluwajomiloju.../   Reckitt Benckiser, RB, world’s leading consumer health and hygiene Company has restated its commitment to a clean and healthy Nigeria that will boost the capacity and productivity of the citizens The initiative under the “Clean Healthy Naija” programme encompasses a number of steps geared towards awareness creation, education and

PRESIDENT BUHARI HAILS TINUBU AT 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Lagos State Governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 65th birthday. Buhari’s congratulatory message to Tinubu was issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. The President said he joined