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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Maina: Prove your innocence in court, not requesting to see Buhari – Human rights lawyer, Ogunye

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Jiti Ogunye, has asked the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, to present himself before the court rather than requesting to meet with the President. Ogunye made [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria has repatriated 242 migrants from Libya

Slave trade: Nigerian government repatriates 242 migrants from Libya [VIDEO]

The federal Government of Nigeria has repatriated 242 migrants from Libya following several “save our soul” messages from migrants stranded in the country. Nigerians, numbering 242 from Libya were returned to the country Tuesday evening.   Federal Government had earlier [...]

November 29, 2017 International
Isaac Kekemeke

Kekemeke remains suspended – Ondo APC acting chairman, Adetimehin insists

The acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has informed the suspended chairman of the party, Isaac Kekemeke that he’s a ‘sinner that can never forgive sinners in the party.’ Adetimehin said Kekemeke [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics

Woman crushes church member to death while driving and making calls

The operatives of the Lagos State Police command have arrested a woman identified as Obiageli Ezeanowiyi for reportedly killing her church member with her car. It was gathered that the accident occurred while Ezeanowiyi was driving and making a phone [...]

November 29, 2017 Incidents

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding date announced

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding date announced: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the nuptial knots at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle next May, Kensington Palace has announced. “It will be a moment of fun and joy that [...]

November 29, 2017 International
Akinwumi Adesina

Adesina reveals plan to create 25 million jobs for unemployed youths

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has set up a 9-member Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) on job creation to provide insights and innovative solutions to the problem of youth unemployment across Africa. He inaugurated [...]

November 29, 2017 Employment

Libya slave trade: Nigerians hold protest Friday

A protest against slavery in Libya has been announced to hold on Friday in Lagos. This follows global outcry on alleged slave trade boom, killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country.     The protest tagged [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics

Lagos rolls out culture carnival to herald festive season

Lagos State has concluded plans to hold this year’s culture carnival on the mainland, specifically on Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja on Sunday, December 3. The event starts from 12 noon till late in the evening. The entire industrial road stretch [...]

November 29, 2017 Culture

Delta primary teachers lament non-payment of salaries

Delta primary teachers lament non-payment of salaries: Primary school teachers in Delta State yesterday protested at the state House of Assembly over non-payment of their salaries.The protesting teachers with placards at the Assembly premises saying: “We want our salaries removed [...]

November 29, 2017 Education
malaria cases

Malaria cases rise in Nigeria, Congo

A report released today in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo DRC  have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing the gains recorded since 2000. The Roll Back Malaria Partnership,  which released the report, said unprecedented [...]

November 29, 2017 Health issues

Buhari in Abidjan for EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit slated for Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. The President was received at the Houphet Airport by Ivoiren President Alassane Ouattara. Those on the President’s entourage [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics