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Opinion: Making a case for Yobe’s physically challenged and people with learning disabilities, By Najeeb A.A. Gambo

Opinion: Making a case for Yobe’s physically challenged and people with learning disabilities, By Najeeb A.A. Gambo

  *Gov Mai Mala* Making a case for the under-reported and underrepresented physically challenged and people with learning and developmental disabilities in Yobe This epistle is motivated by three exciting development in Yobe state. First, the Governor’s declaration of a state of emergency in the education sector. Second, the appointment of a technical committee on education to guide the implementation ... Read More »

52-year old man arrested for having carnal knowledge of daughter

52-year old man arrested for having carnal knowledge of daughter

By Owolola Adebola Police in ogun state on Saturday 10th of August 2019 arrested one Emmanuel Ikhine m’ 52 for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 18 year old biological daughter (name withheld). The suspect who resides at no 6, iyaniwura street joju area of sango ota was arrested following a report by one Yemisi Ashade who came to ... Read More »

Zulum to citizens at sallah: Remember soldiers making sacrifices for Borno

Zulum to citizens at sallah: Remember soldiers making sacrifices for Borno

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has called on citizens in the state and other Nigerians, to dedicate the sallah period and its spirituality in remembering and praying for soldiers, other armed forces, the Civilian JTF, hunters and vigilantes who despite the festivities, are currently in front lines, making sacrifices in fighting boko haram insurgents through ground and air operations, ... Read More »

Gov Zulum shelves sallah activities, travels to Gubio over boko haram

Gov Zulum shelves sallah activities, travels to Gubio over boko haram

… Salutes 5 brigade … Presents patrol vehicles … Assures citizens BY INUSA NDAHI,  MAIDUGURI Borno ‎Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday traveled to Gubio local government area of northern part of the state where he spent the most of the day, raising public confidence after soldiers of the 5 brigade repelled dozens of Boko Haram fighters who stormed ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja Airport on way to India

El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja Airport on way to India

  Leader of Nigeria’s radical Shiite group, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and Zeenat, his wife, have arrived at the Abuja international airport on their way to India for medical treatment.  They arrived at the airport Monday afternoon and will be flown in a private chartered aircraft to India. They were granted leave by a Kaduna State High Court to travel to ... Read More »

No N9.9b traced to my account-Ambode

No N9.9b traced to my account-Ambode

… Greets Buhari, APC, Lagosians For Sallah The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him. The former governor said no account of his contained N9.9bn let alone being frozen by the ... Read More »

Mobile strippers: FG vows to make Tekno a scapegoat

Mobile strippers: FG vows to make Tekno a scapegoat

  The Federal Government has vowed to make popular musician Augustine Kelechi, alias Tekno a scapegoat in its avowed determination to put an end to debasement of womanhood The government stated this while reacting to the controversial music video by a popular musician, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno, with scenes of four semi-nude women dancing in a moving van on the ... Read More »

NEMA says Lagos, neighbouring states will record more flood disasters

NEMA says Lagos, neighbouring states will record more flood disasters

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned of more flood disasters in Lagos and other neighbouring states. The agency’s Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Farinloye, who spoke at the 2019 NEMA staff retreat held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at the weekend, warned that Nigerians should expect a high volume of rainfall by next month. Farinloye disclosed research ... Read More »

Opinion:Forest of the Heartless, By Lasisi Olagunju

Opinion:Forest of the Heartless, By Lasisi Olagunju

  *Olagunju* “Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders…and millions have been killed because of this obedience… Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. ... Read More »

Opinion: Revolution When?,By Sam Omatseye

Opinion: Revolution When?,By Sam Omatseye

  Sowore* The story of a revolution can be strange. Sometimes it can start because of pepper like the Yoruba Wars that changed the face of the tribe, even some say Nigeria, forever. Bread can provoke it as in the rumble of the French Revolution that capsized the history of Europe and even civilisation. Or the killing of a mere ... Read More »

South Africa worried over NANS protests against its businesses

South Africa worried over NANS protests against its businesses

“Nigeria is home to approximately 120 South African companies, amongst which are MTN, Shoprite, Multichoice, South Africa Airways and Game – to mention but a few.”   The South Africa government has expressed concern over the call by the National Association of Nigerian Students for the expulsion of South Africans and protest at South African owned businesses in Nigeria. The ... Read More »