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Royal Baby Named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, Meets Queen

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Introducing him to the cameras earlier in the day, Meghan said: “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm. He’s been the dream.” As they laughed, Prince Harry said: “I don’t know who he gets that from.” The announcement came after the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh met their eighth and newest great-grandchild for the first time at Windsor Castle. By deciding to call their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, Harry and Meghan have chosen not to…

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VP Osinbajo Flags Off School Feeding Programme In Ekiti

…Hails Fayemi on Social Investment programmes The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday flagged off the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme tagged Ekiti-Kete School meal in Ekiti State, making Ekiti the 31st state to commence the Federal Government initiative. During the flag off, the Vice President said 75,020 pupils in all the public primary schools across the State would be fed once daily; adding that the programme will not only increase school attendance and enrolment but would equally checkmate malnutrition among the school age children. Prof Osinbajo who explained that…

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Press Freedom Day: Buhari Salutes Journalists, Urges Re Commitment To Ethics

President Muhammadu Buhari salutes journalists round the country as they join their professional colleagues round the globe to mark World Press Freedom Day. Observed every May 3 to celebrate fundamental principles of press freedom, evaluate press freedom round the world, defend media from attacks on their independence, and pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession, the President urges Nigerian journalists to use the day to appraise and recommit themselves to the ethics that guide their noble profession. “Without adherence to ethics, professions…

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Edo, Kano, Plateau Lead In NDLEA Drug Seizures

……… in 2018 Edo in South-South, Kano in North West and Plateau in North Central Nigeria are leading in drug seizures and arrests statistics by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Economic Confidential can report. Data available to this intelligence magazine indicate that out of 100,253 kilograms seized for ten states, Edo state is leading in the number of seizures in Marijuana also known as Cannabis with a total of 42, 203 kilograms. Ondo state, South West Nigeria grabs the second position in marijuana seizures with a total of…

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Shell Workers Abducted In Rivers, Police Escorts Killed

Two senior employees of the oil company Shell have been kidnapped and their police escorts killed in Nigeria’s restive Delta region, police said. The attack took place as the workers were returning from a business trip on Thursday on a road in Rivers state. Gunmen killed the guards, one of whom was driving the vehicle, and seized the two workers, officials said. A police spokesman said efforts were under way to rescue the Shell employees. Their names and nationalities have not been released. “The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria…

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FRSC Records 46 Deaths, 120 Crashes During Easter

From the just concluded 2019 Easter special patrol which lasted from Thursday 19 to Tuesday 23 April 2019, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has stated that it recorded a total of 120 crashes during the Easter celebration, as against a total of 160 crashes in the same period in 2018, representing 25% reduction in the total number of crashes that occurred during the 2019 Easter celebration. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, revealed that this height was achieved due to an overwhelming increase in the total number of…

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JAMB: Candidates ‘ll Get UTME Results On Cell Phones

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced. The board in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, said the report was false. The report had claimed that scores of candidates who sat for the UTME and were found wanting by the board were being reduced by 100…

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NOVA Merchant Bank Gets Investment Grade Rating Of 2 Leading Agencies

In furtherance of its plans to scale its operation this year, NOVA Merchant Bank Limited, in yet another milestone, has received an investment grade rating from both Agusto & Co (Bbb) and Global Credit Ratings (BBB-). The reasons given for the Bank’s rating include the strength of the Board and management team, robust capitalisation, prudent risk profile, good asset quality and strong liquidity. This achievement follows the recent publication of the Bank’s financial results where it declared a profit after tax of N1.15bn for the year ended 31stof December 2018,…

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NAF Loses Airman While Parachuting, Honours Fallen Heroes

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is sad to announce the passing of one of its airmen, Corporal Meshach Iliya Komo, who died in Kaduna today, 14 April 2019, in a parachuting accident during recurrency training. On behalf officers, airmen and airwomen of the NAF, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commiserates with the family of the late airman over this irreparable loss. We pray that the Almighty God grants his soul eternal rest. Meanwhile, the CAS has charged Nigerian Air Force personnel to remain resolute in…

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