WhatsApp will stop working on many smartphones from Jan 1
WhatsApp is about to stop working on a range of old smartphones, meaning owners will have to buy newer gadgets if they want to continue using the chat app to the best of its capabilities. On New Year’s Day, WhatsApp will ‘remove support’ for a number of devices –... Read more
CHAN Eagles Maul Capital City 4-1 in build up
Coach Salisu Yusuf led CHAN Eagles continued their build up to the forthcoming  championship in Morocco, with a 4-1 demolition of Federal Capital Territory league side Capital City FC on Saturday Emeka Ogbuchi, Kingsley Eduwo, Okechukwu Gabriel and Sunday Faleye all found the net in the course of the... Read more
Powerful women around George Weah, Liberia’s President-elect
Liberia, a country yet to fully recover from many years of civil war and senseless blood-letting, might not be popular with many around the world but that has not stopped the name – George Weah – from being prominent on the lips of millions across continents. One of the... Read more
FG appoints Med-view Airline to evacuate Nigerians from Libya
The Federal Government has appointed Med-View Airline, through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to participate in the evacuation of 5,037 Nigerians from Libya. The Airline’s Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Mr Isiaq Na’Allah, and Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the spokesman of NEMA, South-West Zone, confirmed the development in... Read more
Here are the Nigerian women of 2017
All over the world, Nigerian women have been blazing the trails in different fields of endeavour, raising the country’s flag high and challenging those behind to aspire to the stars. Here are some of the women who attracted attention for their great feats in 2017 Nigeria’s bobsleigh team For... Read more
WAEC will be 100% technology driven in 2018 – HNO
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it will sensitise and train its workforce on key areas of technology deployment in order to improve its operations in 2018. The council’s Head, National Office (HNO), Mr Olu Adenipekun disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more
Presidency promises major facelift in power, rail, roads
The Presidency on Saturday told Nigerians to expect major facelift in power, rail and roads in 2018 based on the present administration’s investment in infrastructure. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja.... Read more
Buhari appoints 209 Board Chairmen, members
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress. More appointments are on the way,... Read more
Buhari congratulates George Weah
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated Mr. George Weah on his election as the next President of the Republic of Liberia. President Buhari also commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election, stressing that “this is another plus on Africa’s democratic scoreboard.” The... Read more
Eko Disco CEO, Amoda, retires
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Dr. Oladele Amoda, has retired after over three decades in the company and the nation’s power sector. “It has been a long journey for me in the sector; I started in 1983 when I joined the then National Electric Power... Read more