Dubai Education Tourism Initiative Partners with Princewills Trust …To Host Vision and Success Challenge 2021

LAGOS/Nigeria, The Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) under its Education Tourism Initiative, CLR education consulting, and in partnership with Princewills Trust has officially announced the commencement of the 2021 Vision and Success Opportunity Challenge. The Vision and Success Opportunity Challenge is a forum created by Princewills Trust, where ambitious young leaders pitch ideas and strategies for furthering their vision and success in life. The challenge is designed to help current Nigerian university undergraduates and postgraduates imagine realistic career models and investigate how to shift from concept to…

Delta Will Host Befitting National Sports Festival In 2022, Says Okowa

BENIN-CITY/Nigeria: The Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured the readiness of the state to host a befitting 21st National Sports Festival in 2022. Senator Okowa, who stated this in Benin-City, Edo State, during his remarks shortly after Team Delta was declared the overall winner of the just concluded 20th National Sports Festival, said that he was overwhelmed with joy that Delta had successfully defended the trophy she won in the last edition of the fiesta. Represented by the state Commissioner for Basic and Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah,…

A Decade Later, Rugby Union Returns To Nigeria National Sports Festival – Edo 2020

BENIN-CITY/Nigeria: Rugby Union returned to the National Sports Festival (NSF) 2020 after a ten-year absence having missed out the last three editions held in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja. The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the 36 States of Nigeria. Rugby last featured as a medal winning event in Kaduna 2009 having debuted at the 2006 Gateway games in Ogun State. Prior to that, Rugby went through a mandatory demonstration in three consequent events. Kano…

Dear Presidents Museveni and Suluhu Hassan (OPINION)

By Vanessa Nakate & Landry Ninteretse Your Excellencies, building the world’s longest heated crude oil pipeline in the midst of a climate emergency is a terrible development that must be stopped As you were signing the long-awaited contract that will finally allow the construction of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline – African longest crude oil pipeline – hundreds of young people, activists, environmentalists and ordinary citizens from all over the world, including representatives from East Africa, were gathered online for workshops, panels and discussions focused on a just and…

Disconnected High-Tension Cable Wrecks Havoc In Delta Community

BOJ-BOJI/Nigeria: A high-tension cable allegedly belonging to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has fallen on some shops, along the Old Abraka Road in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta, destroying property worth millions of naira. It was gathered the incident took place in the middle of last night while power was on. According to our sources, the damage would have been more if people were still in their various shops and that fire was prevented from spreading to other buildings by the swift response of personnel of…

INSECURITY: Eze Condemns Attacks On Two South East APC States … Ebubeagu In The East Is A Welcome Development

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has condemned in very strong terms, the rising spate of killings and wanton destruction in parts of the country, which is now progressively blossoming into an overwhelming security challenge for the country. Reacting to the worrisome trend of rampaging bandits and marauders, who have continued to operate and unleash mayhem on citizens and residents unfettered especially, the recent onslaught against defenceless citizens and natives of…

PDP Congratulates Team Delta For Confirming Supremacy At Edo 2020 National Sports Fiesta

ASABA/Nigeria: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State, has congratulated Team Delta for successfully defending its champion’s title at the National Sports Festival, tagged “Edo 2020”. The party’s position on the cheering news, in which Team Delta recorded an impressive total haul of 158 gold medals (and a total of 384 medals) at the 20th National sports competition, ahead of its closest rival Edo State with 129 gold medals (and a total of 341 medals), was conveyed in a Press Release signed by its State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza.…

RAMADAN: Reps Minority Caucus Urges Peace, National Reawakening

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on Nigerians to use the Holy Month of Ramadan for spiritual introspection, and supplications to God to intervene in the many challenges facing the nation. The lawmakers also urged Nigerians to use the period “to rekindle the spirit of selflessness, love and tolerance towards one another as enjoined by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.” The caucus, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on Wednesday, stressed that “Ramadan points us to a…