Nigeria at 62: Funke Kuti, Peace Anyiam- Osigwe speak on entertainment industry

Leading Nigerian entertainment practitioners, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and Funke Kuti have submitted that the Nigerian entertainment industry has grown in leaps and bounds. The two female practitioners made this known to The Nation in a brief chat over the country’s 62nd Independence Day celebration. Anyiam-Osigwe, a filmmaker and founder of the…

Ortom Faults FG’s Denial Of Weapons To State Security Outfits

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has faulted the decision of the federal government not to allow the newly formed Community Volunteer Guards (CVG) in the state and other state-sponsored security outfits to bear automatic rifles. A statement by the governor’s spokesman, Nathaniel Ikyur, yesterday, indicated that Ortom bared his…

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To 400,000 Flood Victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated relief materials to over 400,000 persons displaced by flood in 92 communities across 11 local government areas of Nasarawa State. The Director-General of the agency, Mr Mustapha Habib-Ahmed, who was represented by Director of Planning and Forecasting, Dr Fatima Kassim, donated the…

Mrs Obi: An Igbo Woman Teaching Generations Of Kano Students

“What gives me joy is that I have many children,” says Mrs Decent Obiabumuo, who has spent over 30 years teaching in public secondary schools in Kano State, in reference to the generations of students she had taught across many schools in the state. “Teachers have thousands of children…my children…

FRSC warns politicians against reckless driving during campaigns

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised political parties preparing for campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections to shun reckless driving during electioneering to avoid casualties. Mr Peter Kibo, the Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ogun and Lagos State, gave the advice on Tuesday during the Third…

Osinbajo commissions NSIA-backed Pandagric Novum farm project in Nasarawa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, assured that the Federal Government will continue to create an enabling environment to encourage more private sector investments in the agriculture sector. Prof. Osinbajo said this at the formal commissioning of Pandagric Novum Farms, an integrated feed and food manufacturing company in Panda community,…

Insecurity: Global Peace Promotes Unity Among Youths

Worried by the spate of kidnapping, banditry and herders/farmers conflict in many Kaduna communities, the Global Peace Foundation has engaged some youth in a cultural fiesta to promote unity and understanding among the diverse ethnic groups in the state. Daily Trust Saturday reports that the fiesta, which featured 10 cultural…