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Korea nationals celebrate 2019 Korean Cultural Festival with glitz in Abuja

Korean nationals in Nigeria have celebrated this year’s Korean Cultural Festival with glitz and glamour in Abuja, yesterday. The annual festival which aims at providing viable platforms for the Koreans living in Nigeria and Africa to showcase their cultural values, Korean arts, Korean cuisine, Korean music and artistes among other exports with the ultimate goal of exploring sustainable collaboration thereby ...

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“Stop Desecrating the courts”, Ojukwu urges Law Enforcement Agents

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq, has advised law enforcement agents to stop desecrating the judiciary. Ojukwu said this while reacting to the alleged refusal of officials of the Department of state services to release on bail the social campaigner Sowore after the order of his release by the trial court and his lawyers ...

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FG AGENCIES SUPPORT RESPONSE TO INCREASE IN YELLOW FEVER CASES IN KASTINA, BAUCHI AND BENUE

Between the 1st of August to 5th of November 2019, Nigeria has experienced an upsurge in cases of yellow fever with 511 suspected cases in three states – 309 from Katsina, 162 from Bauchi, and 40 from Benue. Of the samples tested from these cases, 83 were confirmed positive in Katsina (43), Bauchi (34) and Benue (6). Since the beginning ...

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Nipost’s ‘Easy Life’ Banking Service to Stop Cash Transactions Amid Corruption claims

The Federal Government has ordered the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to stop all cash transactions in its offices across the country. Dr Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy The instruction was issued by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, after it was discovered that the use of cash payments in NIPOST offices was ...

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Falsehood on Internet, social Media soon attracts 3years incarceration!

The Nigerian Senate, in her effort to sanitize the cyber space particularly the social media has reintroduced a Bill entitled “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill” 2019’’ and being sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa. The Bill which scaled the first reading this week November 5th, came days after the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, announced plans by the ...

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#EndImpunity: JAP, Actionaid advocate Safety of Journalists, Promotion of Press Freedom in Nigeria

On the occasion of the 2019 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, Journalists Against Poverty (JAP) in collaboration with ActionAid Nigeria call for the safety of Journalists as they carry out their legitimate assignments anywhere in the country. JAP, a network of Journalists drawn from Print, Broadcast and Online mediums having witnessed the outright assault, violent attacks, ...

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“NNHRI-WA Set to release Human Rights Situation Report of Member States” says NHRC Boss

The Network of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa (NNHRI-WA) is to publish a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in it’s member states. The immediate past President of NNHRI-WA, Tony Ojukwu Esq disclosed this in Abuja recently during a formal handover ceremony to the new President of the network, Mr. Joseph Whittal and Chairman Ghana Commission on ...

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Will Nigeria become Global smartphone super-power by 2025 as predicted??? As Kenya joins Most improved nations

The Mobile Economy Report by the GSMA offers some unique intelligence on the mobile technology space as it stands and what to expect in about half a decade. One of the striking insights in the 2019 report is a forecast of the 10 countries that dominate the Global Smartphone space in 2025. Nigeria was listed on number 9 of the top 10 ...

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“Africa is the best place for your investments”, Tony Elumelu tells Foreign Investors

Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has encouraged the foreign investors to see Africa as the best place to put their investments at the moment. He said this while delivering his opening speech at “Ambition Africa” conference organised by the France Invest Africa Club in Paris, France. As Elumelu ...

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“Poor Sanitation is one of the glaring indicators for urban poverty” – Country Director, WaterAid Nigeria

The Country Director, WaterAid Nigeria, Chichi Aniagolu-Okoye has said poor sanitation is one of the disturbing indicators for urban poverty, epidemics and poor health which has been globally recognized as being at the root of dozens of fatal contagious diseases, many of which are particularly prevalent among children. She made this known during the week at a two-day National Dissemination ...

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