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Firm, states partner to promote healthy lifestyle

In a bid to promote healthy lifestyle among Nigerians, Power Oil said it had partnered with the ministries of Health and Women Affairs in states across the country. This is just as the firm said it had extended its health camp initiative to Ondo State. In a statement on Friday, …

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CRK, IRS to be taught under new subject – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education on Friday debunked claims that Islamic and Arabic Studies have been reintroduced into the curriculum. It added that the subject, as well as Christian Religious Knowledge, would be taught under a new subject. The ministry was reacting to reports that Christian Religious Studies had been …

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FG to enforce N50,000 fine for public smoking

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Health, has launched a campaign to ban smoking in public places including motor parks, shopping malls and health care centres. In a communiqué, the ministry said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 2015, once convicted, offenders are liable to …

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Amaechi sacks Rivers APC LGA leaders

Chukwudi Akasike, Port-Harcourt The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State took a fresh turn on Friday as the leader of the party in the state and Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, removed some APC leaders in their various local government areas. It was learnt that Amaechi, …

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Glo to feature Tuface, Olamide, others in Lagos music show

Globacom said that its mega music show would hold in Lagos on Saturday (today), saying the show was designed to appreciate its teeming subscribers across the country. The telecoms company added that 10 of the best music stars in the country, including Tuface, PSquare, Olamide, Flavour, Yemi Alade, Phyno, Reekado …

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‘Education key to creative thinking’

The Principal of Dowen College, Lagos, Mrs. Olawumi Togonu-Bickersteth, on Friday said education was key to thinking creatively. She said this during a valedictory service and graduation ceremony for the 2017 graduands of the school. In a copy of her address to the graduating students of the school, Togonu-Bickersteth encouraged …

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Farouk Lawan: Wheels of justice grind slowly

The corruption case against the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, has been transferred to a fourth judge to start afresh after four years, GBENRO ADEOYE writes about the delay If there is one thing that readily comes to mind …

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Covenant University students seek to empower widows, artisans

Enactus Covenant University, a platform run by students of the institution, has said its projects were geared towards empowering widows and artisans in the country. The platform was created to inspire students to improve the society through entrepreneurship by creating community development projects that improve people’s livelihoods. The group, during …

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YouTube’s heatmaps show where eyes linger in VR videos

YouTube's growing library of VR content is a definite asset in Google's struggle to dominate the virtual reality sphere. The video platform isn't just improving the consumer experience either, as it did when it added shared virtual viewing rooms and… Source: Engadget YouTube’s heatmaps show where eyes linger in VR …

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Are you truly the ‘hero’ your children would like to be?

Fathers are the bedrock of the family and many studies have shown the significance of their role especially in modern day challenging parenting times. Father’s day is celebrated throughout the world to show the importance of a father in every family unit, his role as a husband, father and guardian …

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Moving ordeal of Nigeria’s unsung police heroes

Eric Dumo Over the last 10 days, only few news items had dominated public discourse in Nigeria than that of a robbery scene captured on closed circuit television camera in the premises of the bank where the incident took place. In the almost three-minute video that had since gone viral, …

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16 LESSONS FROM EVANS’ SAGA…

For every evil deed…the comeuppance is ‘sure’ to come. It’s a matter of time. Life always offers a window of repentance to an evil doer. But most of them do not recognise such opportunities and what comes afterwards usually spells doom for them. Evans was said to have had a …

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Blame selfish leaders for Nigeria’s poverty –ANN

The Convener of Alliance for New Nigeria, Dr. Jay Osi-Samuels, said it was due to the selfishness of some of the country’s leaders that Nigeria had remained underdeveloped and poor for many years. In a statement, Osi-Samuels also said the reason why many Nigerians had remained in poverty was because …

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