I-G orders arrest of anyone with prohibited firearms after 21 days

Abuja, Feb, 23, 2018 ( TNE) The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has directed Commissioners of Police in all the State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory to commence the recovery of prohibited firearms across the country.…

General

For fear of sack, 834 new teachers demand job security

Plateau Govt. privatises, commercialises waste management

Jos, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) The Plateau Government on Thursday assured its 834 recruited secondary school teachers of the security, stability and sustainability of their jobs. The Chairman, Teachers' Service Commission (TSC),…

COE Gindiri shut as protesting students burn school clinic, 6 vehicles

COE Gindiri shut as protesting students burn school clinic, 6 vehicles

Jos, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) The College of Education, Gindiri in Plateau has been shut following a violent protest by students who burnt down the school’s clinic and six vehicles, including two…

Eulogies for Billy Graham

Eulogies for Billy Graham

Lagos, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) Some Nigerians on Thursday joined the world in eulogizing United States Evangelist Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday at the age of 98 years. Mr David Okechukwu,…

Politics

Buhari to address Nigerians on second term – Okorocha

Buhari to address Nigerians on second term – Okorocha

Abuja, Feb. 23, 2018 (TNE) The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) Governors’ Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, says President…

Political parties are not interested in governance but power – CDD

Abuja, Feb.22, 2019 (TNE) The Centre for Democracy Development (CDD), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Thursday said that political parties are more…

Entertainment

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Abuja, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming…

2000 trumpeters for Badagry Agidigbo Music Festival

2000 trumpeters for Badagry Agidigbo Music Festival

Badagry (Lagos State), Feb. 21, 2018 (TNE) The 2018 annual Agidigbo Musical Festival in Badagry, Lagos State, is expected to be spiced up…

Sports

Blatter says Morocco would be logical choice for 2026 World Cup

Blatter says Morocco would be logical choice for 2026 World Cup

Bern, Feb. 23, 2018 (TNE) Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has put his support…

Napoli win but exit Europa League, Lazio’s Immobile hits hat-trick

Napoli win but exit Europa League, Lazio’s Immobile hits hat-trick

Bern (Switzerland) Feb. 23, 2018 (TNE) Serie A leaders Napoli came agonisingly close to pulling…

Winter Olympics: S. Korea spent $223,237 on sister of Kim Jong Un, entourage

Winter Olympics: S. Korea spent $223,237 on sister of Kim Jong Un, entourage

Seoul, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) South Korea spent around 240 million won (223,237 dollars) on…

Business & Finance

Lagos Govt introduces electronic system for tax collection

Lagos Govt introduces electronic system for tax collection

Lagos, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) The Lagos State Government on Thursday introduced Electronic Revenue Assurance…

FG sells N79.62bn bonds of 5, 10-yr tenors

Abuja, Feb. 22, 2018 (TNE) The Federal Government has sold N79.62 billion worth of bonds…

DPR discovers 8 illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom

Eket (Akwa Ibom), Feb. 20, 2018 (TNE) The Eket Field Office of the Department of…

Technology

Use social media to grow faster, IT analysts tells SMEs

Use social media to grow faster, IT analysts tells SMEs

Lagos, Feb. 23, 2018 (TNE) Mr Ekundayo Ayeni, Chief Innovation Officer, BusinessPlus Services, a digital marketing organisation, on Friday described…

FCT Secondary School begins test-run of “Mbele APP” learning programme

Abuja, Feb. 21, 2018 (TNE) “Mbele App” an app designed to increase access to quality education using technology to create…

Microsoft 365 Education launched in Nigeria

Abuja, Feb. 20, 2018 (TNE) Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft 365 Education in Nigeria – a single, affordable…

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Kudos To Trail-Blazing Lagos State For Setting Up Special Courts

EDITORIAL: Kudos To Trail-Blazing Lagos State For Setting Up Special Courts

Lagos State, known by its sobriquet of  “Centre of Excellence”, has again blazed the trail…

Pictures

The Minister’s Face Shows It, As Search For The Missing Girls Continues

A Federal Government delegation, led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was in Dapchi,…

Opinions

EXTRA REPORT: Tackling The Unending Slavery Called Child Labour

By Supo Balogun, The Nigerian Expression (TNE) The International Labour Organisation is unequivocal about the global definition of child labour-- “Work that…