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Queens College Management Reacts To Eyelashes Issue

Queens College Management Reacts To Eyelashes Issue

Owing to the public outcry that has characterized the incident between a Parent of Queens College, Lagos and some officers of the School over the student that came to school with eye lashes, the Parent Teachers Association of the school has reacted to the case. Below is the statement released…… QUEEN’S COLLEGE CARETAKER COMMITTEE’s POSITION. We condemn in totality the ... Read More »

Fayemi in US, delivers keynote speech on Nigeria at USIP (See pictures)

Fayemi in US, delivers keynote speech on Nigeria at USIP (See pictures)

  Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Wednesday November 20, 2019 was the Guest Speaker during a session on “20 years of Democratisation in Nigeria: Successes ad Challenges” at United States Institute of Peace, USIP, Washington D.C. Picture L-R Senior Advisor, Africa and Asia, United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Michael Phelan; Guest Speaker/ Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode ... Read More »

Jonathan worked for APC in Bayelsa to avoid probe in Malabu oil scam-Sule Lamido

Jonathan worked for APC in Bayelsa to avoid probe in Malabu oil scam-Sule Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of working against the interest of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just-concluded governorship election in Bayelsa State. In a short Facebook post sent by Lamido’s media aide, Mansur Ahmed, the former governor said Mr Jonathan supported the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC ... Read More »

Zulum inaugurates committee to deliver 500 houses; approves ‘owner-occupier’ sale of 2,787 govt houses  ‎

Zulum inaugurates committee to deliver 500 houses; approves ‘owner-occupier’ sale of 2,787 govt houses ‎

By: Inusa Ndahi Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of building a new estate of 500 houses to be started immediately in Maiduguri. The Governor also approved the sales of 2,787 houses in five government estates, to persons who were allocated the houses by successive administrations. Speaking during the committee’s inauguration ... Read More »

The Journey To Hajj 2020 Begins

The Journey To Hajj 2020 Begins

BY MOUSA UBANDAWAKI “Where all thinks alike, none thinks very much” – – Walter Lippmann. The above saying might have spurred the management of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), to the realization that if it must succeed in its endeavor, it must galvanize its staff and the entire Nigeria Hajj family to start preparation for the 2020 edition ... Read More »

FEC approves Euro 500m credit for BOI to create 1.2 million jobs

FEC approves Euro 500m credit for BOI to create 1.2 million jobs

Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved that 500 million Euro loan be sourced for the Bank of Industry from external creditors. This was disclosed by the Minister of State Finance, Clement Agba, at the end of FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, the The loan is to support industrialisation and agriculture, ... Read More »

PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi results,want Salome’s murderers prosecuted

PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi results,want Salome’s murderers prosecuted

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, led by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, made the rejection at a news conference in Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had declared the ... Read More »

Why we voted out ‘Dickson  boys’in Bayelsa- Alameisegha’s  family

Why we voted out ‘Dickson boys’in Bayelsa- Alameisegha’s family

The family of late former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Diepreye Alameisegha, Wednesday said it worked assiduously with other stakeholders to end the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because the incumbent state Governor, Seriake Dickson disappointed the people of the state. Speaking under the auspices of Alamcoism Movement(AM), the family said Dickson insulted the late Alameisegha and disrespected Ijaw ... Read More »

Buhari Signs Executive Order 009 Banning Open Defecation In Nigeria

Buhari Signs Executive Order 009 Banning Open Defecation In Nigeria

In a move to check the menace of indiscriminate defecation in public and the associated health challenges, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 which outlaws open defecation anywhere in Nigeria. The policy is expected to make Nigeria open defecation free by 2025 in consonance with her commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). President signed ... Read More »

P&ID: Malami unveils FG’s ‘enhanced’ strategies to get contract quashed

P&ID: Malami unveils FG’s ‘enhanced’ strategies to get contract quashed

Federal Government has started implementing enhanced strategies geared towards setting aside the entire P&ID liability and possible nullification of the contract. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami made this known as he sheds light on the development relating the case. This was contained in a statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, the Special Assistant on ... Read More »

Elumelu seeks more jobs for African youths

Elumelu seeks more jobs for African youths

The Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), Tony Elumelu   has proposed job creation, and inclusive growth, as priority areas for Africa’s development agenda to achieve peace and stability on the continent. He spoke while on a high-level panel with President of Senegal, Macky Sall and President of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani. Other speakers ... Read More »

Gov. Dickson Inaugurates Transition Committee

Gov. Dickson Inaugurates Transition Committee

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member Transition Committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration in the state. Chief David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the Nov. 16 governorship election and is slated to assume office on Feb. 14, 2020. The committee which has the Secretary to the State Government, Mr ... Read More »

Sowore instigating violence from custody – DSS

Sowore instigating violence from custody – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said the Convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, who is still in their custody, has been making calls to mobilise people for violence and take action against Nigeria. DSS spokesman Dr Peter Afunanya, who addressed reporters on Tuesday in Abuja, said though they had received the court order that Sowore be released, they could ... Read More »

Buhari condoles Atiku over Aide’s death

Buhari condoles Atiku over Aide’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolence to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar over the death of a close aide, Alhaji Umar Pariya. The President’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Tuesday. Adesina quoted President Buhari as saying: “I received the news of the death of ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho appointed Totenham Hotspurs’ Head Coach

Jose Mourinho appointed Totenham Hotspurs’ Head Coach

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed Jose Mourinho as their new manager, replacing Mauricio Pochettino. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss has signed a deal until the end of the 2022/23 season with Spurs and will be in charge for the Premier League clash with West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday. A club statement read: We are delighted to ... Read More »

NYSC DG warns corps members to be careful on use of social media

NYSC DG warns corps members to be careful on use of social media

Corps Members have been asked to be careful on the use of the social media. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave the warning in his address to the 2019 Batch ‘C’ Stream One Corps Members at the NYSC FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa, Abuja. He also told them not to indulge in any act that can undermine their safety ... Read More »

Gov Masari presents Katsina 2020 budget to Assembly on Wednesday

Gov Masari presents Katsina 2020 budget to Assembly on Wednesday

Governor Aminu Bello Masari will on Wednesday present the 2020 budget proposal to Katsina state house of assembly. The state commissioner of finance, Alhaji Kasim Mutallab and the state commissioner for Budget and Economic Development, Alhaji Faruk Lawal Jobe announced this at a press conference held after the first executive council meeting presided over by Governor Aminu Bello Masari at ... Read More »

Ganduje in France, Strengthenes Partnership With French Universities For Education Development

Ganduje in France, Strengthenes Partnership With French Universities For Education Development

…As Kano PhD student initiates new application to guide French people have easiest shopping at malls By Abba Anwar While at CY Universite Cergy-Pontoise in France, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state was briefed by the Political Affairs Officer of the university Clara Doly-Tacconi, Joelle Gury of International Relations department, Joachim Amdreas Honecker Master Physics and was acquainted with ... Read More »

Traders applaud Ogun Govt over forest opening

Traders applaud Ogun Govt over forest opening

Traders under the aegis of Ifesowapo Traders Association from Area J4 in the Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State, have express their appreciation to the Ogun State Government for soft-pedalling the ban on illegal forest activities in the state. This is sequel to the decision of government to allow them move their agricultural produce from the forest reserves ... Read More »

FAAN staff who returned $12,200,000 found in toilet to owner honoured, given brand new apartment

FAAN staff who returned $12,200,000 found in toilet to owner honoured, given brand new apartment

 “You will recall that in a celebrated case in the year 2015, Mrs. Ugwu while carrying out her duties as a cleaner at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos saw the sum of $12,200,000 in a toilet and submitted it to security officials. The money was subsequently returned to the owner.” Press release ICPC BESTOWS INTEGRITY AWARD ON FAAN STAFF. The ... Read More »