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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Ghana refutes Jonathan’s comment, provides excerpts of President Akufo-Addo’s speech

Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Rashid Bawa, has faulted ex-president Goodluck Jonathan for allegedly misrepresenting the country’s president, Nana Akuffo-Addo over the security situation in Nigeria.   Bawa quoted on Friday as saying that Jonathan “took the words of President [...]

June 3, 2018 Government and politics

PDP members act like mental patients – Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, SAN, and spokesman for Buhari’s re-election campaign says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are not thinking straight because they are being haunted by their “atrocities” against Nigerians. Keyamo made this remark in reaction to the purported clampdown on the [...]

June 3, 2018 Government and politics

Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Tunisian coast

The bodies of 11 migrants have been recovered and 67 others rescued after their boat began sinking off Tunisia’s southern coast, the interior ministry said Sunday. Those rescued from the fishing vessel off the coast of southern Sfax province included [...]

June 3, 2018 International

Nigeria must improve before World Cup admits Mikel

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to make an impact at the World Cup. The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to England in a friendly at Wembley on Saturday. Nigeria were punished [...]

June 3, 2018 Sports

2019: Why we want to continue in office – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that a four-year term is inadequate for political office holders to achieve their plans.   He stated this in a chat with Financial Times in Lagos, while answering a question on Nigeria’s manufacturing capabilities. “There [...]

June 3, 2018 Government and politics

Groups endorse Ambode for second term

Lagosians have been enjoined to work for the re-election of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The advice was given, yesterday, during a rally staged by some groups in Mushin Local Government, during which they endorsed the governor for a second term. The [...]

June 3, 2018 Government and politics

Ondo government stopped school feeding over discrepancies

Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Yemi Olowolabi, has explained that its free school feeding programme was suspended due to discrepancies in bank accounts submitted by food vendors. He said many of the vendors did not have bank [...]

June 3, 2018 Government and politics

NiMet to establish weather station at every 100 square km

To boost accurate weather forecast in Nigeria, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) will establish weather forecasting stations at every 100 square kilometre of the country. NiMET’s Director General, Prof. Abubakar Mashi, while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Bayero University [...]

June 3, 2018 General

Helen Keller performs groundbreaking ceremony on school gardening for Lagos schools

Helen Keller International (HKI), Nigeria, in partnership with the Lagos State government and funding from Mondelez International Foundation has flagged-off the school garden sites in government primary schools and communities in Ikeja Local Council Area of Lagos State. The project, [...]

June 3, 2018 Education