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…

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…

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…

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…

Abducted INEC Official Found Dead In Anambra

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed this in a statement on Friday. According to him, the commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Mr. Okwuonu Jude, had reported the disappearance of Joel, a Principal Executive Officer II on Grade Level 10. “On Thursday, 29th…

Organisers Laud Dangote As Abuja Trade Fair Opens Today

Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, the Director-General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Ms. Victoria Akai said: “As a member of ACCI, the Dangote Group further strengthens the position of ACCI in implementing business activities and advocating for business-friendly policies.” The DG said the Dangote-ACCI partnership is…

Pinnick’s Successor To Emerge Today As NFF Elects New Board

Preparations for the elections had been mired in legal battles but a ruling by the Court of Appeal yesterday ordered a stay-of-execution of an ex parte injunction secured to stop the elections which will be monitored by the world football-governing body, FIFA’s representatives who arrived in Benin City yesterday. Among…