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Foursquare Church, Unilag suspend randy pastor-lecturer

Foursquare Church, Unilag suspend randy pastor-lecturer

The Foursquare Gospel Church has suspended Dr Boniface Igbeneghu allegedly involved in the sex-for-grades scandal from all ministerial assignments. He is a pastor in a local branch of the church. The University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he is a lecturer has also suspended him, following the documentary by BBC exposing sexual harassment of students by lecturers. Igbeneghu, a senior lecturer ... Read More »

Let’s look inward to solve our unique challenges, Buhari charges public and private sector leaders

Let’s look inward to solve our unique challenges, Buhari charges public and private sector leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development. President Buhari also pledged that his administration will continue to collaborate with the private sector in designing and implementing developmental projects that will keep ... Read More »

Ekiti To Benefit From World Bank Rural Access & Agric Marketing Project

Ekiti To Benefit From World Bank Rural Access & Agric Marketing Project

The World Bank has said Ekiti would soon join the list of states that will benefit from the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) in year 2020. Engr. Fahard Ahmed, the World Bank Team Leader, made this disclosure in Ado Ekiti on Saturday when the World Bank team and the National office of RAAMP paid a visit. He said ... Read More »

Terminal closure: BUA clears air on NPA’s claims

Terminal closure: BUA clears air on NPA’s claims

  Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman BUA Group* BUA Ports and Terminal has described the recent claim of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) that it closed the company’s terminal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for health and safety reasons, as misleading and inaccurate.   Disputing NPA’s claim in a statement issued by the company, BUA disclosed that the port authority failed to carry out any of its own obligations under the Lease Agreement, which ... Read More »

Sex tape scandal: Don’t allow indicted Unilag lecturer commit suicide- Lawyer

Sex tape scandal: Don’t allow indicted Unilag lecturer commit suicide- Lawyer

  * Preaching to the BBC uncover reporter he attempted to sexually harass* “Given the enormity of the disclosures in the BBC Africa Report, contemplation of suicide in a situation like this ( to escape public shaming ,, social humiliation, career ruination and ecclesiastical excommunication) can be imagined.” Asking the undercover reporter to switch off the light and lock the ... Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa writes South Africans on outcome of talks with Buhari

Cyril Ramaphosa writes South Africans on outcome of talks with Buhari

  “Dear Fellow South African, Last week, I had the honour to host President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on a state visit. Some people had thought that the visit would be tense and difficult following the attacks last month on foreign nationals living in South Africa, and the angry reaction to these events in Nigeria and some other African countries. ... Read More »

GITEX 2019: Pantami calls for ICT exploration

GITEX 2019: Pantami calls for ICT exploration

  R-L: Pantami, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi (NITDA DG),Hon Abdullahi Bello, member NITDA Board* The Minister of Communications and leader of Nigeria’s delegation to Gulf Information Technology Expo (GITEX) 2019, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has enjoined stakeholders in Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT)ecosystem to align themselves to exploration rather than exploitation of ICT development. The Minister gave the advice ... Read More »

AfDB Presidency :Buhari nominates Adesina for  re-election

AfDB Presidency :Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). Akinwunmi disclosed this on Sunday in Lagos after his conferment with the Emeka Anyaoku Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding performance by the Hallmarks of Labour Foundation. The former Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development thanked the Buhari for the opportunity. Akinwunmi ... Read More »

At GOCOP 2019, NCC highlights ICT sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy

At GOCOP 2019, NCC highlights ICT sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy

  L-R: Ibietan; Omotor; Ejiofor; Dotun Oladipo, President, Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP); Brigadier-General Aminu Goni (Representative of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai); Femi Adesina; Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity; Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations; Rev Fr. Hassan Kukah  and Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.   …Telecoms Positioned ... Read More »

Kickboxing: Dabiri-Erewa hails Adesanya over victory

Kickboxing: Dabiri-Erewa hails Adesanya over victory

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya for knocking out 185-pound challenger, Robert Whittaker to become UFC undisputed world middleweight champion. In a statement by the NIDCOM Director of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, she stated that by the feat, Israel has brought honour and glory not only to Nigeria but to all black Africans. ... Read More »

Hijab: ISI Principal lacks crisis management skill, says MURIC

Hijab: ISI Principal lacks crisis management skill, says MURIC

“It is as clear as daylight that the school principal has very poor crisis management skill and she manifests desertification of damage control techniques.” The Muslim Rights Concern(MURIC) has said Mrs Phebean Olowe, principal of International School (ISI) of the University of Ibadan (UI) lacks the crisis management skills to successfully steer the affairs of the institution. This followed the ... Read More »

A Ganja Trip With Fela, By Babafemi Ojudu

A Ganja Trip With Fela, By Babafemi Ojudu

  Fela* This is Fela’s week. We must continue to thank Femi, Yeni and their siblings as well as the devotees of The Shrine for keeping the memory of our icon alive . What they are doing  billions of Naira left by the rich could not do for the departed owner. Which is to say do what is worthy , ... Read More »

UTME: Sokoto State Govt assures on early purchase of forms

UTME: Sokoto State Govt assures on early purchase of forms

  The Sokoto State Government has re-affirmed its commitment to ensuring early purchase of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examiation(UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) forms for distribution to qualified indigenes. The state commissioner for higher education, Professor Bashir Garba gave the assurance while receiving officials of JAMB Sokoto State Office led by its Coordinator, Malam Malami Salihu, who paid him a ... Read More »