Euro 2024 Opening Game: Host Nation Germany Humiliates Scotland 5 – 1

Germany kicked off the Euro 2024 on Friday in Munich against Scotland, the start of a journey the three-time continental champions hope will conclude with victory in the final in Berlin on July 14. After three dismal tournaments in a row — including going out in the group stage at the 2018 and 2022 World Cups — Julian Nagelsmann’s side take on the challenge of putting Germany back among Europe’s heavyweights. Three wins in 11 matches last year reduced already low expectations, but under Nagelsmann the outlook has gradually improved,…

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Abia State Prioritises Agriculture, Sponsors 300 Beneficiaries To Nasarawa For Agro Training

300 hundred beneficiaries of the fully sponsored training programme in agriculture by the Abia State Government have arrived at CSS Global Farms, Nasarawa State, for the two weeks training. Recall that a few weeks ago, the State Government organised a capacity-building programme for the first batch of the 300 candidates selected for the training. The capacity building programme had in attendance the founder of CSS Global Integrated farms, Prof. John-Kennedy who in a presentation titled: “Agricultural Development and Food Security – the Path to Human and Capital Resources Development”, said…

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Avoid Offering Bribes, Encouraging Extortion, FAAN Charges Airport Users

Airport users were on Friday warned against offering bribes and encouraging extortion this Sallah season. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) gave this caution in a statement issued by Obiageli Orah, its director of public affairs and consumer. Any staff or government agency operating at the airports found guilty of accepting bribes, FAAN stressed, would face punishment. Stated the Authority: “The MD of FAAN, Mrs. Olubunmi Kuku, at a recent event had sent out a severe warning to staff as well as all government agencies that operate at our…

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Governor Alex Otti Congratulates Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Who Is Celebrating 70 Years

Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has sent heart-felt congratulations to the President of World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her 70th birthday. Dr Otti, in a goodwill message on behalf of himself, family, government and people of Abia State, felicitated with the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, on attaining the landmark age of 70. “On behalf of my family, government and good people of Abia State, I wish to offer our congratulations to you on this auspicious day of the 70th…

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Fidelity Bank Public Offer, Rights Issue To Open On Thursday, June 20

Nigeria’s 6th largest bank, Fidelity Bank Plc will on Thursday, June 20, 2024 open its public offer and Rights Issue. As part of this capital raising process, Fidelity Bank will same Thursday, June 20, 2024, at the NGX hold a Facts Behind the Offer presentation. According to an article posted on the Businessday website and authored by Iheanyi Nwachukwu, 3.2 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each will be offered in the ratio of 1 new ordinary share for every 10 ordinary shares held as of 05 January 2024, at…

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FRSC Deploys 701 Personnel For Eid-El-Kabir Special Patrol In Enugu

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has  deployed 701 personnel for its Eid-El-Kabir Special Patrol to ensure free flow of traffic within road corridors in Enugu State. The Sector Commander of FRSC Enugu State Command, Mr Adeyemi Sokunbi, disclosed this on Friday in Enugu during a press briefing on the address by the FRSC Corps Marshal, Shehu Mohammed, on Eid-El-Kabir Special Patrol in Enugu. Sokunbi noted that the Corps had also deployed 17 vehicles for the special patrol, adding it included: 11 patrol vehicles, one ambulance, one tow truck, two…

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