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NEC To Declare State Of Emergency In Education


The National Economic Council is working towards declaring a state of emergency in the nation’s education sector. Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the monthly meeting of the council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. All the 36 state governors are members of the council.

BRT Bus Crushes Power Bike Rider To Death


A power bike rider, whose identity has yet to be established, has been killed by a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle, in the Agric area of Ikorodu, Lagos State. The incident, which happened on Wednesday, reportedly occurred in the BRT lane. Newsmen gathered that the rider had tried to avoid hitting a pedestrian who was

2019 Presidency: Catholic Church Attacks Buhari, BMO


Catholic Church in Nigeria has reacted to the call for the sack of Bishop Matthew Kukah from the National Peace Committee by the Buhari Media Organisation, BMO. The Church also noted that Buhari, who met with Muslim clerics in Aso Rock recently and solicited their support for his re-election in 2019, to which the clerics

‘If I lay Curses On You, DK Olukoya’s Prayer Will Not Save You’ – Man Calls Out Billionaire Mountain Of Fire Pastor Asking His Wife Out


A billionaire real estate agent, who also doubles as a pastor of the renowned Mountain Of Fire church, has come under fire on Twitter by a man for allegedly enticing his wife with juicy contracts and asking her out. . According to the Twitter user, the billionaire Mountain of Fire pastor who is also a real

2019 Presidency: Why Atiku Should Step Down For Me – Presidential Candidate, Adesanya-Davies


The presidential candidate of the Mass Action Joint Alliance party, MAJA, Prof. Mercy Funmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to step down for her. According to her, since MAJA party and the PDP were members of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, it was

2019 Presidency: Buhari Will Lose, Even His Wife, Aisha Is Not Supporting Him – Agbakoba


A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olisa Agbakoba, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari will lose his re-election bid in 2019. Agbakoba anchored his claim on the fact that under Buhari’s leadership, Nigeria was now “broken politically, strategically, morally, and completely bankrupt.” Speaking with Daily Independent, the former NBA President insisted that

Atiku Condemns Buhari’s ‘Draconian Executive Order’


The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday condemned the travel ban placed on some 50 Nigerians through the controversial Executive Order 6.He said the action negates the constitution President Muhammadu Buhari swore to protect when he took the oath of office in 2015 and could throw the country

Travel Ban Will Hurt Economy, Says Atiku


President Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban on 50 Nigerians over the Executive Order 6, on Sunday attracted more condemnations. The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties had on Sunday slammed Buhari for the executive order, saying it was meant to cow opposition members. But more Nigerians and groups including the PDP presidential

Yinka Shonibare, More Artists For Art X Lagos


In every event, there is always something new and refreshing to offer the audience.  For this year’s edition of Art X Lagos, scheduled to take place between November 2 and 4, the founder, Ms Tokini Peterside, promises an expanded programme that will involve many artists from different parts of Africa. During a briefing held in

Chimamanda Adichie Receives Leadership Award


Chimamanda Adichie has been honoured with the Special Distinction for Thought Leadership award by the Global Hope Coalition. This was made known in a statement issued by the coalition on Monday. According to the statement, the award-winning author was honoured during the GHC’s 2018 Annual Awards Dinner in New York, United States last Thursday. She

Nigerians React To New Executive Order Signed By President Buhari That Enforces Nigerians Who Hold Offshore Assets And Incomes To Pay Tax To Nigeria


Yesterday, Buhari singed a new Executive Order that mandate Nigerian taxpayers who hold offshore assets and incomes to, within a period of 12 months, voluntarily declare those assets and pay taxes on them. He wrote: I have signed a new Executive Order (EO 008), the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS), mandating Nigerian taxpayers who

Siblings arraigned for duping BDC operators


The police on Tuesday arraigned two siblings, David Okwuanalu and Graham Mike Okwuanalu, for allegedly swindling two Bureau De Change operators out of a total of $50,000. The Okwuanalus were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos on four counts bordering on conspiracy and fraud. The police prosecuting counsel from the Force Criminal Intelligence

Presidency Lists 64 Achievements Of Buhari


The Presidency on Thursday released 64 achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the agricultural sector. Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Sixty Four Achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in Agricultural Sector’, made available on her Facebook page. The statement read: “1) The anti-corruption drive of Mr. President put to a halt

Police Arrest Kidnapper, Rescue Five-Month-Old Baby


Twenty-two-year old Suliyat Badmus has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly kidnapping a five-month-old baby in Lagos. The state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Wednesday said the mother of the child, Shukurat Opeoluwadu, had gone to hawk local herbs on September 26, 2018, when the suspect allegedly took

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