Over 250 University graduates in Akure, Ondo state capital have established a factory for the production of toothpicks and pencils, under the sponsorship of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). The factory, where over 250 graduates are currently working, is said to be the first of its kind in Africa. The idea of local toothpicks … Continue reading Ondo-250 graduates establish toothpick factory
The year is fast coming to an end and as usual, many people are already penning down a list of endeavours they hope to achieve next year. Budding actress, Sotayo, is one of those already writing down their New Year’s resolution. In a chat withSaturday Beats, the actress said that in 2017, she would focus … Continue reading My New Year resolution is to breed new talents –Sotayo
An al-Shabab suicide car bomber has struck the entrance of Mogadishu’s largest port and an adjacent police complex, killing at least 29 people and wounding nearly 48 others, according to police sources. Initial reports had put the toll at 12 dead and 14 injured, but more bodies were discovered in the rubble of the collapsed … Continue reading Mogadishu port attack kills dozens
President-elect Donald Trump has rejected as “ridiculous” a CIA assessment that Russian hackers tried to sway the election in his favour. He told Fox News the Democrats were putting out the reports because they were embarrassed at the scale of the election defeat. On Friday, CIA officials told US media they had concluded that Russians … Continue reading Donald Trump rejects CIA Russia hacking
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the 2017 Appropriation Bill that he will present to the joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday would take Nigeria out of its current economic woods. Buhari said this in his Eid-el Maulud message to Nigerians. In the message which he personally signed, the President said with collective … Continue reading 2017 Budget’ll take Nigeria out of economic woods – Buhari
2016 was an eventful year for the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood. Many chart-buster movies were released and we saw the best in our much-loved actresses. As the year runs to an end, NAIJ.com has gathered a list of our favourites, who did their best and brought their characters to life. Now, it is time for you … Continue reading Who is your favourite Nollywood actress of 2016?
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gogo Tamuno has been announced as the winner of the Okrika Ogu/Bolo federal constituency of Rivers state in the Saturday, December 10 re-run election. Tamuno’s victory is the first result of the heavily tensed election in the state that has been marred by reports of violence in some … Continue reading PDP wins first house of reps seat in Rivers re-run election