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Humanitarian crisis: US’ support for N’East hits $1.45bn –Consulate

Humanitarian crisis: US’ support for N’East hits $1.45bn –Consulate

..says military intervention not enough to solve security challenges The Public Affairs Officer of the US Consulate in Lagos, Stephen Ibelli has said military intervention is not enough to solve Nigeria’s myriad of security challenges…

Reps decry rising suicide rate

Reps decry rising suicide rate

The House of Representatives yesterday decried suicide cases in the country and urged the Ministry of Health to come up with a national strategy to address mental problems. It also constituted an ad hoc committee…

As NFF, LMC await Dare’s orders for NPFL kick-off

As NFF, LMC await Dare’s orders for NPFL kick-off

The last domestic football season in the elite class, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), ended on August 1 with Akwa United emerging champions ahead of Rivers United (second) and Enyimba (third). It was a…

New Telegraph Awards: Our father’s legacy more valuable than diamond –Osahon Okunbo

New Telegraph Awards: Our father’s legacy more valuable than diamond –Osahon Okunbo

Osahon Okunbor, son of late Capt. Hosa Wells Okunbo, has said that he is honoured to receive the New Telegraph’s ‘Posthumous Award on Philanthropy’ on behalf of his father. Late Captain Okunbo, a distinguished entrepreneur,…

Avert fresh strike, honour pact with ASUU –Sultan tells Buhari

Avert fresh strike, honour pact with ASUU –Sultan tells Buhari

Cooperate with FG to stamp out corruption in varsities, President tells UI mgt The Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to…

Deputy Minority Leader alerts Senate on threat to Nigeria’s sovereignty

Deputy Minority Leader alerts Senate on threat to Nigeria’s sovereignty

The Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, yesterday, alerted the Senate, that the sovereignty of Nigeria had come under serious threat from Cameroonians. Bwacha, who gave the alert during plenary, said that the country’s…

PRAWA to FG: Declare state of emergency in Justice system

PRAWA to FG: Declare state of emergency in Justice system

The Executive Director of the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), Dr Uju Agomoh, yesterday called on the Federal Government to immediately declare a state of emergency in Nigeria’s justice system. Agomoh insisted that Nigerians…

Many Corps members are drug addicts –NYSC

Many Corps members are drug addicts –NYSC

…says female ‘Corper’ brought over 100 Diazepam tablets to camp …we had one suffering from withdrawal syndrome ‘Some scream at night ‘ The Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State, Mrs…

Nigeria to receive $17.6bn inflows –World Bank

Nigeria to receive $17.6bn inflows –World Bank

…says inflation may push 6m Nigerians into poverty Editors laud CBN on eNaira, interventions TheWorldBankhasestimated that remittance inflows into Nigeria increased to $17.6billion this year from $17.21billion last year. The bank, which stated this in…

Capital projects: Budget Office confirms release of N2.5trn

Capital projects: Budget Office confirms release of N2.5trn

The Fderal Government has confirmed the release of N2.5 trillion for capital projects as part of execution of the 2021 budget as of September, 2021. The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation (BOF), Mr. Ben…