South China’s Pinglu Canal Starts Construction

The construction of the Pinglu Canal, one of the major projects of China’s new western land-sea corridor, kicked off on Aug. 28. The canal, located in south China’s GuangxiZhuang autonomous region and stretching 135 kilometers from Xijin Reservoir in Hengzhou

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Umahi Approves Payment Of Severance Allowances, Flags Off Agro Capacity Workshop

By Oswald Agwu, Abakaliki Governor David Umahi has approved payment of severance allowances to all past chairmen, Vice chairmen and 171 ward Councillors from 2015. The Governor disclosed this Monday, while performing the opening ceremony of a two-week training workshop

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Group Donates School Bags, Shoes To Over 500 Children

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu A group called the Abuja Moms Empowerment Foundation has donated school bags, shoes including water bottles to over 500 children in Jiwa Community, Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Speaking during the event

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Canadian Investors Eyeing Abuja for Business Opportunities – FCTA

By Ismaila Jimoh, Abuja As part of take-away from the just concluded Investment Expo in Canada, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disclosed that various business groups in Canada have indicated their interest to come and invest in the

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Mrs Okowa Offsets N12m Bills Of Indigent Patients, Less-privileged At FMC, Asaba

By Owen Akenzua, Asaba No fewer than 25 indigent patients including less privileged had their bills paid on Sunday by the wife of the Delta State Governor, Mrs Edith Okowa. The patients were discharged at the Federal Medical Center (FMC

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CCB Chairman Reiterates Committment To Ending Corrupt Practices In Public Service

By Blessing OtobongGabriel  Prof. Mohammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has reiterated his committment to ending corrupt practices in public services. Isah gave the assurance at a workshop organised for staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

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NANS Spits Fire, Calls Buhari To End ASUU Strike

… To launch ‘operation back to class’ protest By Joel Ajayi The newly elected president of National Association of Nigerian Student, NANS, Usman Umar Barambu has called on President Muhammadu Buhari as matter of urgency to find a lasting solution to the lingering Academic Staff

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US Open: Nigerian 56 Years Old Shines Amid 500 Judokas

Joel Ajayi The 33rd edition of the United States Open Judo Championship must have come and gone. but the memories of being the only medal winner will remain fresh in the memories of a 56 years old Nigerian. The journey

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CAC  to Formalize more SMEs at 50% Discount

… Sets to Roll out 3 more modules on its Online Registration Portal   By Ladi Patrick-Okwoli  Registrar General,  Corporate Affairs Commission CAC, Alhaji Garba Abubakar has disclosed that it has  secured an approval to register 20,000 more businesses at 50% discount in

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Liz Truss Is Next Britain Prime Minister

Liz Truss was named as Britain’s next prime minister on Monday, winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative party at a time when the country faces a cost of living crisis, industrial unrest and a recession. After weeks of

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