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I’ve capacity to fix WTO, Okonjo-Iweala assures Trump

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• As APC govs back nomination Front runner for the office of the Director General of the World Trade Organisation and former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in...

Mass exodus of Obaseki’s supporters to PDP

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The Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr Crusoe Osagie, on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party in the state had run out of membership cards due...

Northern govs mourn first female helicopter pilot, Arotile

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The Northern Governors Forum on Thursday expressed shock over the sudden and tragic death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile.The young officer was killed a few days...

Southwest states to reopen schools Aug for WASSCE

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Ebonyi pupils to resume next monthFed Govt insists pupils won’t sit for exams The six Southwest states – Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti – have agreed to...

Police arrest another couple for causing grievous harm to daughter in Enugu

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The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested another couple for allegedly causing grievous body harm on a 12-year-old daughter in Enugu.The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a...

774,000 jobs: Keyamo gets Buhari’s nod

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly asked the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, to go ahead with the recruitment process of the 774,000 jobs across the country under...

Senate passes new bill, says no gender bias, man or woman can be raped

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The bill which was read the third time on Tuesday and passed further prescribed that there should be no gender bias in rape offences, explaining that a man or woman could be...

PTF: Airborne transmission of Coronavirus possible

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Govt cautions against mass gatheringsElectronic sharing of test results to start The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Monday said a new evidence has showed that airborne transmission of COVID-19...

Nsukka LG boss says his administration will carry everybody along.

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Felix Ikem, Nsukka The Executive Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu State Hon. Cosmas Ugwueze, has said that his administration will carry everybody along. Ugwueze...

Minneapolis ex-police officer charged in George Floyd killing moves to dismiss charges

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The attorney of one of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd is asking the court to dismiss the charges against his client. Thomas Lane,...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi, Nwodo, Chukwuma, Abdulrahaman billed for FirstNews Excellence Awards

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Chief Nnia Nwodo, Bishop Chukwuma and Mrs Josephine Ugwu are among notable Nigerians slated to be honoured during the...

NDDC has 633 ongoing, completed projects in Abia – MD

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By Desmond Ejibas Dr Joi Nunieh, Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Wednesday said the commission has...

Yuletide: DPR warns against panic buying, stockpiling of petrol

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By Desmond Ejibas The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), on Wednesday warned Port Harcourt residents against storing petroleum products in their homes...

NDDC clarifies N22bn spending in 2 months

By Desmond Ejibas The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said it spent about N22 billion in March and April to...

Blackout in 4 states – PHED

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By Desmond Ejibas The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has blamed the persisting blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River...