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Nigerian Navy Rescues Attacked Oil Tanker, Repels Attack On Another Vessel

(Press Release) The Nigerian Navy has recorded another major feat in its ongoing operations against piracy and other criminalities in Nigerian waters. Today, Nigerian Navy Ship OKPABANA rescued an oil tanker, MT GAZ PROVIDENCE which came under pirate attack yesterday off Bonny Island, River State. Acting Director of Information, Navy Captain Suleman Dahun said in a statement that  the rescued ship had 21 cr ...

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Nigerian Army Gears Up For 2017 Weapons’ Championship Inside Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Army has commenced steps toward holding 2017  weapons’ Championship (NASAC 2017), in Sambisa Forest,Borno State. In line with this,  troops  have “mobilized to site and commenced access roads clearance and construction of range and other facilities,”Army Spokesman, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman has said in a  statement. According to Usman, “The Nigerian ...

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How Students Can Become Proficient in Mathematics – Professor

The fact that Mathematics, commonly referred to as the backbone of all science disciplines has a link with students intellectual development was established at a lecture at the Federal University of Technology, Akure recently. A Professor of Applied Mathematics, Olubode  Koriko, who is the current Dean, School of Sciences, FUTA while delivering the 81st Inaugural lecture titled “Mathematics : It is by Faith ...

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The Common Sense In Trump’s Muslim Ban, By Majeed Dahiru

In keeping to his campaign promise, President Donald Trump has taken the first of several steps in tackling headlong the menace of radical Islam. By a stroke of pen on a controversial executive order, citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries of Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Iraq and Iran have been temporarily banned from the United States of America, for one hundred and twenty days to allow f ...

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Gov. Sani Bello Solicits for NASS Support

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has   solicited for the support of the National Assembly in actualising some of the projects and programmes proposals of his administration. He made the appeal while hosting the House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education led by its Chairman, Hon. Aminu Suleiman, in Government House, Minna. The governor told his visitors who were on oversight fun ...

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Judicial Autonomy: Walk Up The Talk, JUSUN Tells Sokoto Govt

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Sokoto State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has called on the state government to fulfill its promise to fully give financial autonomy to the judiciary arm of government as pronounced in October las Speaking Newsdiaryonline in Sokoto on Wednesday, Chairman of the chapter, Abdulnasir Muhammad lamented that since the announcement of the grant of financial aut ...

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African Cassava Establishes 563 Trials in Nigeria, Tanzania

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) has said that in the past year, it established 563 trials across Nigeria and Tanzania to help unlock the agronomy of cassava. A statement issued by the Communication and Knowledge Exchange Expert, Godwin Atser explained that the trials were part of the broader initiative by the research community led by the International Institute of Tropi ...

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Editor-in-Chief/CEO of Greenbarge Reporters Loses Brother

The death has occurred of Malam Abdulrahman Ozi-Usman in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State. Ozi-Usman died on Wednesday at the age of 60 after a protracted illness. He retired in 2010 as Assistant Superintendent of Prison in the Nigeria Prison Service after serving for over 30 years. He worked at the Federal University of Technology, Minna up to the time he fell ill due to advanced diabetes. He is s ...

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CJN: At Last, Buhari Bows To Pressure, Sends Justice Onnoghen’s Name To Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has at last sent the name of Justice Walter Onnoghen to the Senate for confirmation as Chief Justice of Nigeria,CJN. The latest development was announced via twitter Wednesday @NGRPresident thus: “Hon. Justice W.S. Onnoghen's name has been sent to the Senate for confirmation as the next CJN. His profile here: http://supremecourt.gov.ng/Profile/details/65 …” Pressure had of late be ...

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EFCC Arraigns Belgore, Ex -Minister for Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today February 8, 2017, arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Muhammed Dele Belgore and a former minister, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman before Justice R.M Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a 5-count charge of  conspiracy and possession of proceeds of crime to the tune of Four Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (N450, 000, 000. ...

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Attack On Ebonyi Community: Umahi Laments Destruction, Warns Against Killings

Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi on Tuesday lamented the attack on Azuoffia Edda in Abakaliki Local Government Area by people from  three  communities  in Obubra LGA of Cross River State,   warning that no Ebonyian would be killed anymore under his watch. Umahi, in company with security chiefs in the state, including the Commander of Abakaliki  Cantonment, Peter Kulawe and Commissioner of Police, Tit ...

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Smart City: Lagos To Train One Million Residents On Computer Coding

Ahead of the much anticipated roll out of CodeLagos, the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday said the programme would seek to teach at least one million Lagos residents to code by 2019 and also foster necessary skills to create sustainable solutions to social challenges and create employment opportunities. The government also announced the commencement of the screening and selection exercise for fa ...

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