Pics: Osinbajo Visits N-Power Office, Extends Application Deadline

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo today visited the situation room of the N-Power programme,the Federal Government’s job creation and empowerment scheme. Prof. Osinbajo who arrived at exactly 10.29 a.m was conducted round the office where he interacted with some members of the social media response team and inquired about how the team is responding to enquiries from applicants and how the job is being done. Head of the N-Power team, Ibilola Essien spoke about the unprecedented enthusiasm of Nigerians about the scheme and revealed that in less than 30 days,…

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NB Launches Zobo-Flavoured Alcoholic Drink

The Nigerian Breweries Plc has launched, Ace Desire, a zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink to the Nigerian market. The Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, described the new product as a sophisticated blend of spirit, natural Hibiscus or zobo extracts. He spoke at the launch of the product in Lagos, saying, “This rich combination of a balanced mix of spirit and Hibiscus extracts contains 5.5 per cent alcohol, and offers a tingling sensation and rich aroma.” According to him, Ace Desire, packaged in a 33cl glass bottle, stands out…

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North Korea Threatens UN

On Friday North Korea threatened to take “corresponding measures” if the UN Security Council adopts another sanctions resolution in reaction to the North’s test-launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on July 4. The North’s foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency that the ICBM test was an exercise of its legitimate right to self-defense against nuclear threat from the United States. The U.S. has been trying to get China and Russia to back a new UN Security Council resolution imposing stiffer sanctions on North…

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