Home / Tag Archives: Nigeria

Tag Archives: Nigeria

bbc #sexforgrades documentary exposes university of lagos, ghana lecturers

An undercover documentary  released by the the BBC Africa Eye on Monday, has exposed certain strategies employed by lecturers in West African universities, especially in Nigeria and Ghana, in harassing their students for sex in exchange for grades and marks. The BBC Africa Eye in the documentary video said it found out that …

Read More »

Osinbajo will have the last laugh – Pastor Bakare

Tunde Bakare, the senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, on Sunday, September 29, prophesied that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will overcome his ordeals and present predicaments. Bakare said: “Vice President Osinbajo will have the last laugh. You think I am stupid? Except he has violated his oath,” The Nation …

Read More »

Kogi election: Governor Yahaya Bello defeats others, becomes APC governorship candidate

Governor Yahaya Bello has won APC governorship ticket to contest the election for second term INEC is conducting governorship election in the state on November 16 – Bello polled 3,596 votes cast by the delegates during the primary Governor Yahaya Bello on Thursday, August 29, emerged the standard bearer of …

Read More »

Election tribunal: House of Representatives member Sarki loses seat

An election petition tribunal sacks the Abdulkadir Umar Sarki, a member of the House of Representatives from Bauchi state – The tribunal orders the withdrawal of certificate of returns to Sarki by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) – The election tribunal also directs INEC to conduct a rerun into …

Read More »

Wadume update: Kidnap kingpin testifies before army panel as more suspects arrested

Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has reportedly indicted some soldiers as he appears for an investigative panel set up by the army – The panel is probing the allegation that some soldiers aided Wadume’s escape when he was first arrested and killed three policemen and a civilian – Wadume reportedly …

Read More »

Buhari appoints 4 heads of federal agencies

President Buhari has appointed four new heads of federal agencies – The agencies affected are those whose heads were recently appointed as ministers . Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said the appointments take immediate effect President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of federal government agencies that were recently appointed …

Read More »

Firms collaborate to expand toy production across Africa

Auldon Toys has signed a memorandum of understanding with Polesie, one of Europe’s biggest toy manufacturer, for a retail deal and local assembling of high-quality toys that meet international safety standard within Nigeria. The partnership, which was sealed with Nigerian-based Auldon Toys in Kobrin, Belarus, will see Polesie JV Limited …

Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

Read More »

EMIR OF KANO, HIS MAJESTY ALHAJI SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI IS NOT THE CHIEF SCOUT OF NIGERIA AS BEEN CIRCULATED BY FRAUDSTERS

Please don’t use our Emir to perfect your errors or illegalities. The leadership and outgone Chief Scout of the Scout Association of Nigeria has faulted the selection of Emir Sanusi as the Chief Scout of Nigeria because those behind the selection were trying to cover their evil deeds which I …

Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: FINALLY NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY DISCOVERS CURE FOR HIV/AIDS

Prof. Francis Otunta, the Vice Chancellor (VC), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, in Abia, has confirmed the discovery of a new drug for the treatment and cure of HIV/AIDS. Otunta told newsmen at the university campus on Wednesday that the finding followed years of scientific research by the institution. …

Read More »

Gadzama seeks cancellation of NBA election citing lack of transparency

 The Joe Kyari-Gadzama Campaign Organisation has rejected the results of the election of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) held last weekend. A press release titled: ‘Protests Against the Results of the Nigerian Bar Association 2016 Elections’ issued a yesterday by the organisation called for the 2015 immediate cancellation of the …

Read More »

Buhari can lead Nigeria safely out of recession – Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has said President Muhammad Buhari has the vision and leadership quality to lead Nigeria out of prevailing global economic recession. Speaking at the official commissioning of the state secretariat of the Association of Concerned Civil Servants for Change in Katsina yesterday, Governor Masari …

Read More »

Budget padding: APC wades into Dogara, Jibrin feud

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has waded into the crises rocking the House of Representatives over alleged padding of the 2016 budget. Yesterday, members of the national executive committee (NEC) of the party met behind closed doors with the sacked chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, …

Read More »

FG threatens to sanction officials for jailbreaks

The Federal Government has threatened to sanction prison officers found culpable in cases of jailbreaks. It warned that officers involved in negligence, dereliction of duty and absenteeism would be severely punished. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who gave the warning during a meeting with senior prison service officers …

Read More »

Customs defaults may affect 2016 budget revenue target

The federal government’s plan to raise N4.2trillion ($14.3 billion) revenue set in the 2016 budget from its revenue agencies may not materialise, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has failed to meet the target set for it by the government. Just like most other government agencies, findings revealed that collections …

Read More »