Tag: Commonwealth

Peace keeping: Nigerian Army officer bags Commonwealth Peace Award

Abdul Jimoh- February 10, 2020

The Commanding Officer, 72 Special Forces Battalion Makurdi, Lt. Col. A.D. Alhassan, has been honoured by the West African College of Freelance Journalism, for the ... Read More

Nigerian Emerges 2nd Best in 2019 Commonwealth Essay Competition

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2019

A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. Mr Blackson Bayewumi, Country ... Read More

Amusan Gets Nigeria’s First Athletics Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2018

Oluwatobiloba Amusan has won the gold medal in the Women’s 100m hurdles event on Friday at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. She ... Read More

Ministry of Sports Releases Time Table for Commonwealth Games

AMT Tanimu- March 14, 2018

Nneka Anibeze, Abuja: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has rolled out a timeline for the 10 participating National Sports Federations ahead of the XXI ... Read More

Text of Speaker Dogara Address The 16th Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference, Africa Region

AMT Tanimu- July 25, 2017

Protocols It is my singular pleasure and honour to welcome you all to the 16th edition of the Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference (CSPOC), ... Read More

Commonwealth To Empower Young Women With Critical Life Skills

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2017

Young women across the Commonwealth are set to benefit from a new initiative to help them acquire critical life skills and to progress in their ... Read More

National Open University To Offer Scholarships To 100 IDPs

admin- July 28, 2016

National Open University of Nigeria Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has said that the university is working towards offering ... Read More

President Buhari Address at the workshop on The role of The Judiciary in The Fight Against Corruption

inno.korie- July 18, 2016

President Mohammadu Buhari PROTOCOL 1.      Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, it is a great pleasure to be amongst you today as stakeholders in this national fight ... Read More

Anti-Graft War: NLC Pledges Support for EFCC In The Fight Against Economic and Financial Crimes

Abdul Jimoh- April 21, 2016

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Wabba, has assured the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of the union’s unalloyed support in the ... Read More

CTO’s Council Approves New Four-Year Strategic Plan

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 23, 2016

The Council of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) has approved a new Strategic Plan for the Organisation for the period 2016 - 2020. The new ... Read More

Incorruptibility; A Spritual Premise For Material Wellbeing, Keynote Address By President Muhammadu Buhari At The Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation Lecture

Abdul Jimoh- December 11, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari PROTOCOLS Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I want to begin by appreciating the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation for its impact on the development of ... Read More

Terrorism Can Only Endure If Good People Remain Idle And Complacent – President Buhari

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari declared Sunday in Malta that violent extremism and terrorism can only thrive and endure if good people ... Read More

International Observers Raise Concerns Over Cancellation of Zanzibar Polls

Henry Solomon- November 2, 2015

The International Election Observer groups in Tanzania comprising the Commonwealth, European Union, African Union and the Southern African Development Community has expressed concern at the ... Read More

Buhari Host Commonwealth election observation

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 10, 2015

The leader of the Commonwealth election observation team in Nigeria and former president of Malawi, Dr Bakili Muluzi has appealed to Nigerians to remain calm ... Read More

African Leaders at Commonwealth Confab

admin- May 20, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan and his counterparts from Uganda, Sri-Lanka and Rwanda have given their support for the stregthening of Local Government Administration as a means ... Read More

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

admin- March 13, 2013

The Speaker praised the efforts of the Executive Committee over the years. The agenda of this years deliberation is on the four year strategic plan ... Read More

Sec-Gen of the Commonwealth in Nigeria

admin- March 5, 2013

By Emma Okondo The Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, Kamalesh Sharma is in Nigeria to among other things strengthen and deepen trade and ... Read More