Home Topics Empowerment


Zenith Bank pledges support for children, youths development

Zenith Bank has reiterated its commitment in supporting children and youths to positively engage technology in setting goals and having the goals met.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa PDP’s Ahmadu Fintiri promises free education

Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa, has promised free education in primary and secondary schools of the state.

NCC threatens to sanction erring service providers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to penalise or sanction any service provider that failed to comply with its directive of ensuring effective service to the consumers in the country.

Mega Party promises to revive moribund industries in Kaduna

Malam Muhammad Usman, the Governorship Candidate of the Mega Party Nigeria (MPN) in Kaduna state, has vowed to revive moribund industries if elected in the 2019 poll.

2019: Arewa Youth Assembly to partner NYCN to curb electoral violence

The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) says it will partner with the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) to curtail electoral violence in the 2019 general elections.

Willie Obiano presents N157.1 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill to Anambra Assembly

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, on Wednesday, presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N157.1 billion to the state’s House of Assembly with a plea for its speedy consideration.

NCDMB to review offshore rig, vessel acquisition strategy

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has announced plans to finalise the review of offshore rig acquisition and vessel strategy.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Owolabi Salis

Lagos AD candidate empowers 51,600 youths

Chief Owolabi Salis, the Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate in Lagos State, yesterday empowered 51,600 youths in different parts of the state under his skill acquisition scheme.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: Kaduna gets N13 billion SIP fund

Counting on the gains of Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Sunday, disclosed that Kaduna State has benefited over ₦13.5 billion from the scheme since its inception.

Nicholas Ukachukwu: Why I’m eyeing the Senate

The Anambra South Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the coming 2019 general elections, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, has said that he was inspired to throw his heart into the next elections in order to provide services as never been done before in the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki: Edo Central must be liberated from PDP dominance

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central senatorial district to ensure that the zone is liberated from the dominance of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the 2019 election draws nearer.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje meets a Kano disadvantaged. Governor says he has spent N134m to empower petty traders

Abdullahi Ganduje empowers petty traders with N135 million

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano said his government has spent N135 million on empowerment of 6,873 motor park petty traders.

Nigerian women need empowerment to overcome common challenges – UK envoy

The envoy said the challenges facing Nigerian women and girls cannot be ignored and the society should not fail to take necessary action necessary action to empower them.

10 arrested as suspected wonder bank operators defraud over 1,000 in Aba

Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that 10 suspected operators of wonder bank, who defrauded over 1,000 people in the state have been arrested by the Police.

US consulate grant program gives $453, 568 to 45 Nigerian civic organisations

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.

Niger Delta militants threaten attacks on oil firms in Akwa Ibom

A group of Niger Delta militants have ordered multinational oil companies out of Akwa Ibom State or risk being attacked.

Recent Stories

2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.

FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.

Gianni Infantino: Majority back 48-team Qatar World Cup

A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

Ekiti Assembly holds public hearing on local council finances

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday held a public hearing on the financial transactions of the 16 local governments across the state within the last one year.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun ready for tough Chelsea test

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.