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Okonjo-Iweala mourns Namibia’s late president

Okonjo-Iweala with Geingob at t COP28 | Image: @NOIweala The Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Prof Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed sadness over the passing away of the President of Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala , in her X, @NOIweala, described the late Namibian president as an educationist with strong intellect. Her words: […]

Niger govt to phase out NCE in secondary schools

Niger State Governor Bago | File Image .Govt approves immediate recruitment of 1, 000 health workers She explained that part of the new order was the commencement of Earlier Child Care Development Education (ECCDE) aimed at restructuring community-based teachers for effective and efficient services delivery By Mohammed Usman Niger State government has concluded plans to […]

Why we protested in Niger, by youths

The protesters on Monday. | Image: PlatformAfrica ‘This APC government has brought so much pains and hardship to Nigerians’ By Mohammed Usman Youths in Niger State have debunked claims by the state governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, that protesters, who barricaded exit and entry points into Minna, the state capital, on Monday were looters waiting to […]

Photo: Super Eagles’ dinner at Pullman Hotel Abidjan

L-R: Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed, 100% Focus Nigeria; Moses Simon, Super Eagles star; Hon. Tunji Olawuyi Ajuloopin, Chairman, House Committee on Humanitarian Affairs; Terem Moffi, Super Eagles star; Mike Dada, Managing Director, PRM Africa Marketing and Communications & President/Executive producer, All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA; and Alhaji Umar Mohammed, Managing Director Aishah Oil and Gas  Ltd, […]

AFCON: Super Eagles remain a team to beat – Football enthusiasts

Super Eagles | File Image He however cautioned the Super Eagles to avoid missing scoring chances as witnessed in their previous matches By Ahmed Ahmed Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed confidence that Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, would beat their opponents, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, at the semi-finals of the […]

BUA Group worsens Nigeria’s economic woes with hike in cement price

The announcement is contrary to its Sunday October 1, 2023 pledge to slash the price of its 50kg bag of cement from N5,000 to N3,500. By Valentine Amanze BUA cement | Image: Google The BUA Group, one of the largest cement producers in Nigeria, has compounded the country’s economic woes with a hike in the […]