• Senator Ben Bruce adopts orphan from IDP camp, calls other privileged Nigerians to follow suit

    Senator Ben Bruce adopts orphan from IDP camp, calls other privileged Nigerians to follow suit

    Senator, Ben Murray Bruce on Friday adopted a girl from internally Displaced People’s Camp in Dalori, Borno State.

    It was gathered that the Bayelsa State senator adopted an orphaned girl from IDP camp in Borno state during the visit of the ad hoc committee on North East Humanitarian Crisis (NEHC).

    The common sense senator further said he loved little ones and that they made his day. He called on other Nigerians to follow the same suit.

    Sen Bruce in his tweet said

    “I am […]

  • JAMB scraps scratch cards, adopts pin vending for 2017 UTME

    JAMB scraps scratch cards, adopts pin vending for 2017 UTME

    According to reports, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it will adopt “pin vending” for the 2017 UTME test, advising intending candidates to get familiar with the new approach.

    The board’s Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, said on Wednesday in Lagos that it would no longer use scratch cards.

    He said, “Candidates, wishing to sit for the 2017 examination, should start getting themselves familiar with the newly adopted process of pin vending by the board.

    “We must make ourselves […]

  • FG adopts 21 Chibok girls

    FG adopts 21 Chibok girls

    According to reports, the Federal Government yesterday adopted the 21 Chibok girls who were released by Boko Haram last Thursday. They were in captivity for over 900 days. The government will from now take care of all their needs.

    President Muhammadu Buhari stated this when he was presented the girls by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at a ceremony held in Aso Villa, Abuja. He said the girls’ worst days were gone.

    They were abducted by the insurgents from Government Girls Secondary School, […]

  • NCS adopts new approach to check smuggling

    NCS adopts new approach to check smuggling

    It was gathered that the Sokoto State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has adopted a community based approach to check the activities of smugglers in the area.

    Alhaji Sani Madugu, the NCS Comptroller in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Sokoto.

    He expressed optimism that the involvement of border communities, would greatly assist officers of the service to apprehend the smugglers.

    Madugu, therefore, […]

  • 2017 Budget: Ekiti adopts bottom-top approach

    2017 Budget: Ekiti adopts bottom-top approach

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the bottom-top approach being adopted by his administration in the preparation of the 2017 Budget is to ensure he has a document that will truly reflect the needs of the people.

    The governor who also promised that no project initiated by his government will be abandoned or left uncompleted before the expiration of his tenure, stated this in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital at a meeting with traditional chieftaincy title holders from across the […]

  • Ogun Government Adopts Korede Taiwo, the Chained 9-year-old Boy

    Ogun Government Adopts Korede Taiwo, the Chained 9-year-old Boy

    According to reports, the son of the celestial Church pastor who was chained for weeks by his father in Ogun State over allegations of stealing has been adopted by the government.

    The Ogun State Police Command has handed over the nine-year-old boy, Korede Taiwo, who was chained by his father, Francis Taiwo, to Ogun State Government.

    Korede made the headlines on Saturday morning after operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ogun following a tip off broke into the […]

  • NFF adopts FIFA online players transfer system

    NFF adopts FIFA online players transfer system

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has become the first member association (MA) in Africa, to adopt the FIFA TMS Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS).

    This was made possible by the League Management Company (LMC), the body that oversees the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

    The DTMS online platform will enable the NFF and NPFL, to manage local and international transfers via one system.

    It is available on the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS), which is accessible to all 211 association members of FIFA. […]