The death of Chief Elemure Ogunyemi, a popular Ekiti State traditional musician, has been described as a big blow that will bring hardship to the family.
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Members of the National Youth Service Corps have reacted to the Corp’s decision to charge prospective members N4,000 for the online processing of call-up letters.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Monday said that sniffer dogs are to be deployed at the site of the collapsed six-storey building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations.
Youths from Koluama communities in Bayelsa State have invaded the North Apoi oil platform operated by Chevron over non payment of compensation in the explosion that occurred on the platform in January 2012.
The lamination of vehicle number plates by motorists is a traffic offence, Ogochukwu Ugboma, a Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission, has said.
The programme of celebration of her life and memory as well as internment will be announced by the family, the statement said
Malala, who commenced a three-day visit to Nigeria on Saturday, celebrated her 17th birthday in Abuja at a dinner held in her honour
Oluedo also barred the journalists from her court, saying they should obtain a written permission from the chief registrar of the court if they wished to cover her court
“The UN Media Relations Unit has already accorded all necessary rights and privileges to her,” it said
Ado said in the statement: “The purported closure of NAN office at the United Nations in New York comes to Management of NAN as strange
“I want to pledge that my tenure here will be devoted to your welfare,” he said to staff members, four days after his appointment was announced by the Federal Government
Niboro, who was received at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja by the Chairman of NAN board, Alhaji Ibrahim Buba, and other management staff, described the role of the agency’s editorial department as critical to moving NAN forward
Speaking at a send-off party for her on Thursday in Abuja, Adebayo showered encomiums on Oyo, describing her as the architect of recent innovations in the agency
Adebayo said that the agency was, however, not unmindful of the threat posed by the emergence of the social media.
He said: “If we must sustain our level of acceptability, we must continue to improve on the level of our production and quality of stories
Katibi told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Ilorin that cancer was the second leading cause of death of the cardiovascular disease, both in the developed and developing countries
He said: “We need to know that the new media (internet) is gradually posing a challenge to news agencies
He said NAN as a national and international purveyor of news and opinions, should discharge its duties without acting as an institutional opposition to government at all levels and public interests
“Onowu Obosi” or “Chief,” as he was fondly called by friends and
colleagues, joined NAN on December 1, 1989 and rose through the ranks to become a Quality Control Editor until his death