Amazing Talents School celebrates 10 years, advises parents to invest in children

The Proprietor and Chairman of Amazing Talents Schools, Idimu, Mr. Eddy Odivwri, has urged parents to invest more time and resources in the upbringing and education of their children, in order to guarantee a bright future for the generality of Nigerians.

Odivwri made the call during the 10th anniversary celebration of the school last Thursday in Lagos.

Integrity is the bedrock of success in politics—Dakuku Peterside

 -Urges Youths to follow God’s Principles

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General, NIMASA

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Christian youths to embrace the biblical principles of honesty and integrity, which he described as the bedrock to success in politics and good governance.

NNPP effects constitutional amendment, reconstitutes NEC

Party Executives during the New Nigeria People's Party Convention which held at the weekend in Lagos.

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) at the weekend during its National Convention in Lagos amended its constitution to extend the tenure of its officers from two to five years, for the party to key into the obtainable practice with regards to tenure of office of party officials.

NPA clarifies directive on agencies allowed at ports, includes NDLEA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given clarification on the agencies of government that are statutorily allowed to operate within the ports in Nigeria.

A statement in Lagos by the Head of Public Affairs of the NPA, Ibrahim Nasiru, said a 2011 Presidential Directive through the Federal Ministry of Transportation listed eight agencies as approved to be at the port.

NIMASA bags 2016 Public Organisation of The Year Award by TELL

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has emerged the winner of the 2016 Public Organization of The Year Award organized by TELL Magazine Nigeria Limited.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, DG NIMASA

Agric Produce Export: Ogbeh says Nigeria to formally export certified yams to UK, US from June 29

Nigeria  is set to begin the formal export of certified yams to the United Kingdom and United States from June 29,  according to confirmations given  by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh.

Ogbeh said it is a major achievement for the agricultural sector, adding that the market was lost in the past because of poor quality control and rejection of some of the products.

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

…bemoan lack of seatime training for Nigerian cadets

The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the problem of duplication of functions across the several agencies of government concerned in the maritime industry.

President, NAMM, Capt. Joseph Awodeha

President of the NAMM, Capt. Joseph  Awodeha made the call in Lagos at the weekend during the association’s quarterly paper presentation made by Retired Rear Admiral Godwill Ombo, with the theme “Coastguards and Navies: The roles and responsibilities of the Nigerian Navy."

NPA insists only 7 Agencies of Govt to operate within Nigeria’s ports

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reiterated its resolve to enforce the Presidential Executive Order concerning the 24-hour operations at the nation’s Seaports.

HURILAWS takes on legal battle for 46,351 persons awaiting trial in Nigerian Prisons

The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has filed a fundamental rights class action on behalf of all the 46,351 persons awaiting trial in Nigerian Prisons.

HURILAWS, in a statement, said “The suit is against the Attorney General of the Federation, the Administration of Justice Commission, the Administration of Justice Monitoring Committee and the Comptroller-General of Prisons.”

One sure way to get through tough times

   When you're faced with a setback, be your own best friend.

If you want to cultivate resilience, self-compassion may be more important than self-esteem, says Kristin Neff, PhD, an associate professor of human development at the University of Texas, Austin.