Nigeria Politics

NOA tasks Anambra residents over NIMS, voter registration exercise

By Uzo Ugwunze Abagana (Njikoka LGA), Aug. 17, 2018 (MOI) Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Anambra, Mr Charles Nwoji has called on Ndi Anambra to endeavour to register to acquire their National Identification Numbers (NIN). Mr Nwoji said that all Local Government Council Headquarters has a National Identity Management Corporation (NIMC) office, where anyone […]

Sports News

Lagos Set For First Media Marathon

The stage is for the inaugural edition of the Lagos Media Marathon. At a press conference held on Thursday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, the modalities and motivation behind the 10km Road Race were revealed to newsmen. Tony Ubani, the Chairman of the Lagos Media Marathon committee said it was necessary for journalists and indeed […]

IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced

IOC Commissions move toward gender equality with new compositions announced The International Olympic Committee on Aug. 8 announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2018, with continued progress toward gender equality. Women will now occupy 30 more commission positions than last year, reflecting the IOC’s commitment to improve gender equality throughout all levels of […]

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member

Death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Nat Indrapana, IOC Member in Thailand, at the age of 80. With a strong academic background, Nat Indrapana was a key figure in the development of sport in Thailand and Asia, holding numerous positions within […]

Terrorism & Security

7 persons apprehended at Amansea for extortion

By Rita Okonkwo Amansea (Awka North), Aug. 14, 2018 (MOI) Seven suspected illegal revenue collectors have been nabbed at Old Garki, Amansea on the old Enugu-Onitsha road for extortion and violent attacks on lorry drivers. The suspects were apprehended by men of the Department Security Service (DSS) on the directive of the Anambra State Commissioner […]

ECOWAS mission to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls

ECOWAS mission to help secure Guinea Bissau’s November polls The ECOWAS peace Mission in Guinea Bissau, ECOMIB, has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its total commitment to complementing the national security agencies in securing Guinea Bissau’s parliamentary elections slated for Nov.18. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, ECONEC board President […]

Take charge of generators in communities – Govt directs Vigilance groups

By Tony Nezianya Awka, July 11, 2018 (MOI) Anambra State Government has directed that Vigilance Groups in communities should henceforth take charge of providing security for electricity generating sets and electricity infrastructure installed within their areas. Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba told newsmen in Awka on July 11 […]