Sports ministry congratulates Joshua for boxing victory

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has congratulated Anthony Joshua, the Nigerian-born heavyweight boxing world champion, on his victory over Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in London on Saturday.   John Joshua-Akanji, Special Adviser (Media) to the Minister of Youth…
Abducted students to be rescued soon, says defence minister

The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Salihi-Magashi, has given an assurance that the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, will be rescued soon.   Salihi-Magashi gave the assurance on Sunday in Katsina, when he…
Nda-Isaiah, a hardworking, faithful party man – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee says Samuel Nda-Isaiah, the late publisher of Leadership Newspapers, was a hardworking and faithful party man.   The committee, who said this in a statement signed by Mr Ismaeel…
Committee says 2nd wave of COVID-19 hits Kwara

The Kwara Medical Advisory Sub-Committee on COVID-19 says a second wave of the pandemic has hit the state.   The committee made the announcement on Sunday in Ilorin in a statement by its Chairman, Dr Femi Oladiji.   “Now, there are…
NIOB bemoans increase in cement prices

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) on Sunday complained about the increase in the price of cement from N2,600 per 50kg. bag to N3,500, saying the increase would affect the quality of products in the construction industry.   The President…