General National

FG to award Lagos-Calabar coastal highway to Hitech

 Our Correspondent Mr David Umahi, the Minister of Works, has opened discussions with Hitech Construction Company Ltd. on the proposed Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway. Umahi, during a meeting with engineers from the Federal Ministry of Works and the contractor’s team, on Saturday,  in Lagos. He said the project would boost interconnectivity to link the entire nation. […]

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Foreign News National

Nigerians raise alarm over fresh attacks in S/Africa

By Peter Ejiofor, London Nigerians in South Africa have raised an alarm over fresh terror attacks being unleashed on them by a criminal vigilance group in Sasolburg, Freestate Province. The Nigerians, under the aegis of Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA), raised the alarm in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Habib Miller, and […]

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National Transportation

Alkali says P/Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project disappointing

From Our Correspondent Sen. Ahmed Alkali, Minister of Transportation, on Friday, scolded the contractor handling the reconstruction of the  Port Harcourt–Maiduguri narrow gauge rail project. Fielding questions from newsmen in Port Harcourt, Alkali described the project as “disappointing”. The minister was in Rivers to inspect the work sites in Port-Harcourt and Kom-Kom Community in Oyigbo […]

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Features/Opinion Science & Technology

JavaScript Enigmas: Cracking Closures

By Abdullah Olalekan Abdulfatah Closures, Closures, Closures !!!!🤔 If you’ve ever felt puzzled by closures in JavaScript, you’re in good company. You could be using closures every day in your code and not even know it! Yep, true story. Believe it or not, I once aced a closure-based interview question without fully understanding what closures […]

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General TeleCom

AI holds key to societal, economic transformation – Danbatta

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umaru Danbatta, says Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds the key to driving societal, economic and well-being of African peoples. Danbatta made the remarks at the opening of the 11th Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition (DACE), held, on Wednesday, in Abuja. TheNewsZenith reports that the theme […]

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NCC announces change to fixed lines numbering format

From Abdulfatah Babatunde The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced a new numbering format for fixed lines in the nation’s telephoning system. Reuben Muoka, NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the new format is in keeping with NCC’s responsibilities under the enabling law, the […]

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MohBad: PDP’s Jandor urges dilligent investigation

 By Our Correspondent Dr Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, gubernatorial candidate of Lagos PDP in the 2023 general elections, has called for diligence in the investigation into the death of an Afrobeats musician, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba. Adediran (a.k.a JANDOR) made the call in a statement issued by Gbenga Ogunleye, Head of Media and Communications for JANDOR4GOVERNOR Campaign Organisation, […]

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Foreign News General National Uncategorized

Remilekun: NIDCOM petitions EgyptAir

From Our Correspondent The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has petitioned the Egyptair management over its non-responsiveness on the death of a Nigerian, Ms Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye. TheNewsZenith reports that Meshioye died on board the Egyptian airline on Sept. 4. In the petition she personally sighed, NIDCOM Chairman, Abike Dabiri-Erewa demanded justice from the airline. […]

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General Transportation

Alkali assures better welfare for railway staff

By Our Correspondent The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Sa’idu Alkali, has assured staff of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) of improved welfare to enhance productivity. Alkali announced the proposed welfare package during a familiarisation visit to the NRC headquarters in Ebute-Meta, Lagos. He also assured the corporation of the ministry’s support toward realising its statutory […]

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Politics Uncategorized

NNPP writes INEC, Kwankwaso over logo, MoU

By Our Correspondent  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has written to intimating the INEC of alleged plans by some groups to change the party’s logo. The party also wrote to Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, its 2023 presidential candidate, to end the MoU it entered with the Kwankwasia group for the 2023 general elections. TheNewsZenith reports […]

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