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13.2 million out-of-school Nigerian children find voice-seats at UNGA

By Agbonkhese Oboh There is no way of knowing if Nigerian delegation to the 74th United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, visited, or are even aware of, a mirrored room that appears filled with an infinite number of empty school seats [...]

September 28, 2019 What the papers say

Virgin van driver kills 10, says he was ‘sexually frustrated’

Footage has emerged of a man alleged to have killed 10 pedestrians in Toronto, telling police that he was part of an online group for sexually frustrated men. Alex Minassian acknowledged that he used the van as a weapon and [...]

September 27, 2019 What the papers say

How 17 died in Kwara auto-crash

An auto-crash on Thursday at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa expressway in Kwara, has killed 17 people. Wreckage of the bus after the accident with an articulated DAF truck at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway on Thursday 22/08/2019 (NAN) The News [...]

August 23, 2019 What the papers say

How Oyetola, Adeleke fought at apex court

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court will deliver judgement on four different appeals PDP Candidate, Senator Adeleke lodged to challenge the Court of Appeal verdict that affirmed Governor Oyetola’s victory. Oyetola 2019 elections: Large number of political parties created logistics [...]

July 5, 2019 What the papers say
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May 10, 2019 What the papers say

Tension, as APC, PDP trade tackles ahead of make-up polls in 5 states

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Umar Yusuf, Peter Duru,Marie-Therese Nanlong and Abdulmumin Murtala Ahead of Saturday’s make or mar supplementary governorship elections in five states, tension has gripped political actors in the affected states as they work towards getting the [...]

March 19, 2019 What the papers say

THE DAILY TRUST SIEGE: NPAN, Guild of Editors, Atiku, Labour condemn action as Army explains self

By Joseph Erunke, Dirisu Yakubu & Henry Ojelu THE Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN; Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE; Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar; Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and others, yesterday, condemned the invasion of [...]

January 8, 2019 What the papers say

[VIDEO] Dino Melaye Slumps As He Turns Himself In

Yesterday, January 4, eight days after police officers surrounded his residence, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi Central, opened his door in the presence of police operatives and some senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Channel reports that while coming out of the house, [...]

January 5, 2019 What the papers say
NHIS has been an abysmal failure – Usman Yusuf

NHIS has been an abysmal failure – Usman Yusuf

The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has said that corruption is fighting back just as he said that NHIS has been an abysmal failure. He said that if NHIS was a business they [...]

November 7, 2018 What the papers say

NLC Calls Off Planned Strike, Reaches Deal On Minimum Wage

NLC President. Ayuba Wabba has said the minimum wage negotiating committee has concluded its assignment and agreement has been reached and also documents have been signed. Labour leaders, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new [...]

November 6, 2018 What the papers say
Dupe Olatunbosun: Why I Endorse Olusegun Mimiko For President [MUST READ]

Dupe Olatunbosun: Why I Endorse Olusegun Mimiko For President [MUST READ]

I am delighted to be in this magnificent hall among all you who are gathered here because you care about the progress and future of our country, Nigeria. I thank the organizers of this event for the honour and the [...]

November 6, 2018 What the papers say

Ethno-religious crisis: Ambode harps on inclusive govt

By Monsur Olowoopejo LAGOS—GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said, yesterday, that operating an inclusive government would end the spate of religious and ethnic crisis rocking the country. Refuse: Ambode backtracks, engages 400 PSPs operators in new deal Akinwunmi Ambode [...]

November 2, 2018 What the papers say

Halting age fraud in Nigerian football

FOOTBALL is widely acknowledged as the only thing that unites Nigerians. Whenever Nigeria is involved in major international football tournaments, every citizen, from the President to the common person, forgets the many divisive factors wracking our national unity and commits [...]

October 12, 2018 What the papers say

2019: I have the capacity to turn Nigeria’s fortune around – Saraki

…I’ll Unbundle NNPC Politically-TambuwaBy Festus AhonASABA-PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Senate and presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, Tuesday said he has the capacity to turn the fortune of the country around, urging [...]

September 25, 2018 What the papers say

PDP Convention: Dickson Calls For Civility Among Presidential Contenders

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September 18, 2018 What the papers say

I have told INEC not to rig for me Ekiti are solidly behind our candidate – Fayose

…claims FG delaying allocations to indicate workers against himGovernor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has again raised the alarm that the flag bearer of All Progressive Congress (APC), John Kayode Fayemi has hired four top officials of the Independent National [...]

July 2, 2018 What the papers say
Kwara tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

Kwara tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

Ilorin—Workers in the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have embarked on an indefinite strike, accusing the state government of failing to meet their five-point demands. The workers, on the platform of Committee of Unions of Tertiary Institutions, CUTI, of [...]

June 21, 2018 What the papers say

What Buhari Has Achieved In Three Years – Presidency

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the last three years it has been in power. Mr. Buhari was elected into office under the platform of [...]

May 29, 2018 What the papers say
Joseph Prince Daily Grace Inspiration: Which Is Easier To Say?

Joseph Prince Daily Grace Inspiration: Which Is Easier To Say?

Daily Grace Inspiration is a devotional that brings you the message of grace from Joseph Prince, the world celebrated TV preacher and pastor. And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with [...]

May 22, 2018 What the papers say

Reps C’ttee wants states to establish anti-graft agencies

By Levinus NwabughioguABUJA-To completely stamp out corruption from the polity, the House of Representatives on Financial Crimes has advocated for the establishment of anti-corruption agencies by the various state governments. corruption Chairman, of the committee, Hon. Kayode Oladele (APC, Ogun) [...]

May 3, 2018 What the papers say

Rep scores Buhari low on security, economy

By Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN—THE member, representing Oredo Federal Constituency of Edo State in the National Assembly, Mr Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, has scored the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari low on security and economy, just as he called on the government to deploy [...]

April 17, 2018 What the papers say

Buhari approves medical intervention in Ogoni

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT— President Muhammadu Buahri has approved further healthcare intervention in the communities of Ogoni, Rivers State, to alleviate the suffering of residents of the area following much exposure to oil pollution. [...]

April 17, 2018 What the papers say

Kwara Central Senatorial Poll: Court okays suit seeking to jail Saraki’s agent

….fixes March 13 for hearing By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, fixed March 13 to commence hearing on a suit seeking to jail one Ladi [...]

March 8, 2018 What the papers say

Shock As Two-Year-Old Pupil Reveals In Court How Her 47-Year-Old School Supervisor Sexually Defiled Her

The Alleged Supervisor A video of a two year, 11 month-old pupil of Chrisland School, Lekki, Lagos, portraying her alleged serial defilement by the school’s supervisor was played, yesterday, at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court. According to [...]

February 13, 2018 What the papers say

Haruna Yahaya, kidnapper of Chibok schoolgirls jailed for 15 years

A Federal High Court in Kainji has sentenced Haruna Yahaya, a physically challenged person who was one of those, who abducted Chibok schoolgirls, to 15 years in prison as the trials of Boko Haram suspects resume. He was among 20 [...]

February 13, 2018 What the papers say

Herdsmen’s attack on Falae’s farm not a Presidency affair — Adesina

…As Ondo govt vows to regulate herdsmen activities…We’ll nab culprits—Police Commissioner…OPC’ll continue to protect Yoruba interest — Gani Adams….Buhari’s silence disappointing — FALAE By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Olarinoye & Rotimi Ojomoyela Akure—Former [...]

January 23, 2018 What the papers say

Danbazau, Oyo-Ita battle over Maina’s reinstatement, posting

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has denied claims that she endorsed the reinstatement of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina. She also denied Maina’s subsequent posting to [...]

October 24, 2017 What the papers say
When strangers rule sons re oppressed

When strangers rule, sons are oppressed

When the Senate of a nation would overrule the peoples’ popular demand for restructure – a return to the federalist constitution that gave birth to the nation, are they now not calling up the query ‘whose interests are you serving?’ [...]

October 3, 2017 What the papers say
Kanu Re-Arrest

If Nnamdi Kanu is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than expected, IPOB warns

Nnewi – The indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Tuesday warned that if its leader is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than the Arewa North expected, just as it berated the Arewa Consultative Forum and Chief Paul Unongo for their [...]

August 30, 2017 What the papers say
Arewa Youth

Quit Notice: We can’t arrest Arewa Youths – FG

ABUJA – The United Nations has called for the arrest and prosecution of a coalition of northern groups which had on June 6 issued a “quit notice” to Igbo living in the northern part of the Nigeria.   Though, the [...]

August 27, 2017 What the papers say