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World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

BREAKING: World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

The world population hits 7.7 billion, the United Nations Population Division said on Monday. According to the World Population Prospect released by the UN on Monday, the medium-variant projection indicates that the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion [...]

June 18, 2019 Health issues
Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy (pic)

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy There is a popular adage that says “whatever that does not break us will end up only making us stronger.” Mr. Abiodun Orebela and his wife, Lola, from Ogun [...]

June 16, 2019 Health issues
Apapa

Again, another container falls, crushes 2 cars in Apapa

It was another tragic day in the Apapa area of Lagos state as another container fell on cars on Saturday June 15, 2019. A photo of the incident shared on Twitter by an eyewitness, Toba Samuel showed a container that fell off [...]

June 16, 2019 Incidents
yahoo boy

Yahoo boy dupes police officer and wife using Osinbajo’s name (video)

Advanced fee fraud, popularly called Yahoo boy, is not just a big deal in out society, it is a sickness eating deep into our morality. In a video circulating online, a police officer narrates his sad encounter with a yahoo [...]

June 16, 2019 Crime
7 Internet Fraudsters

EFCC Smokes Out 7 Internet Fraudsters From Their Abuja Hideout [Photo]

Operatives of the Abuja Head Office of EFCC have apprehended 7 internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa. They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise and Ibrahim Adiat. The suspects, who [...]

June 15, 2019 Crime
ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Polytechnic Act (Amendment) Bill to address many challenges confronting the sector. Its National President, Mr Usman Dutse, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...]

June 14, 2019 Education
Four Nigerians

Four Nigerians Arrested Over Kidnap Of Canadians In Ghana

Four Nigerians have been arrested in Ghana over the alleged kidnap of two Canadians on Friday. The suspects, who are yet to be identified, kidnapped Bailey Jordan Chitty, 20, and Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, who were volunteering in Ghana. [...]

June 13, 2019 Crime
Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.  The immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, at the end of his administration elevated [...]

June 11, 2019 Education
FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education has confirmed that every qualified and licensed teacher would be employed as part of efforts to rid the system of unqualified teachers. He said this while monitoring the May Diet of the Teachers [...]

June 10, 2019 Education
Bandit Attack In Sokoto

Buhari Condemns Bandit Attack In Sokoto, Reveals Next Line Of Action

Bandit Attack In Sokoto: President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of scores of people in the banditry attacks which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto [...]

June 10, 2019 Crime
Man Wants Divorce After Getting Married "Blind"

Man Wants Divorce After Getting Married “Blind” But Now Sees

Man Wants Divorce After Getting Married “Blind” But Now Sees A friend of mine happens to be in a serious dilemma, he is a Successful young man, a Muslim but Unhappily Married! Some few years back my Buddy (Ibrahim)was fortunate [...]

June 8, 2019 Societal issues
Obizi Community Secondary School

Poor State Of Obizi Community Secondary School In Ezinihite LGA, Imo State

Attention has been drawn to the pathetic state of the Obizi Community secondary school in Ezinihite LGA, Imo state, Nigeria. Students of the school are subjected to classes taught in dilapidated buildings or under trees. The buildings are in such [...]

May 31, 2019 Education

EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Delta State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning [...]

May 18, 2019 Crime
President Buhari

“University Degrees Won’t Give You Jobs” – President Buhari Tells Graduates

President Buhari has told graduates from Nigerian Universities that a university degree won’t necessarily usher them into an El Dorado and its not a meal ticket. The President said this today May 10th at the 13th Convocation ceremony for the [...]

May 11, 2019 Education
Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

EFCC, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, arraigned a banker, one Ogunleye Bamidele Ayodele before Justice Hussaini Baba Yusuf of Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama Abuja, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N74, 760,000 fraud, under false pretence from [...]

May 9, 2019 Crime
Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack - Aide

Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack – Aide

Valentine Obienyem, media aide to Peter Obi, says the news making the rounds that his principal suffered heart attack is false. The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was reportedly admitted in a hospital in Anambra state and [...]

May 8, 2019 Health issues
Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday morning launched free shuttle buses for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the locality. Twenty six primary schools and nine secondary schools are in the area with a total [...]

May 7, 2019 Education
University Of Jos VC's Son Found Dead

University Of Jos VC’s Son Found Dead Same Day Another Student Was Found

In separate events, the son of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Professor Sebastine Maimako, has died while the body of a 200 Level student at the university has been found. Shitnaan Maimako, the VC’s son, was a [...]

May 7, 2019 Crime
Community Model High School

See Beautiful Classroom Block Donated To Abia State Community By Agbami Parties

Agbami Parties Donates Classrooms To Community Model High School, Isieke Umuahia Model Classroom block, donated to Community Model High School, Isieke Ibeku, Umuahia North LGA built and donated by the AGBAMI PARTIES (NNPC, CHEVRON, FAMFA OIL, PETROBRAS, EQUINOR) [...]

May 3, 2019 Education
Wecyclers

Wecyclers Wins €200,000 Prize In Waste Management

Wecyclers, a Lagos-Based waste recycling company founded by Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola in 2012, has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200,000 (N104 million) for its development work in Africa. Herve Lisoir, Coordinator Africa and Developing countries, King [...]

May 2, 2019 Health issues
Folashade Salako

Folashade Salako Wins Pharmacist Award For Best Pharmacy Brain

Ms. Folashade Salako, a final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has won the 2019 Shalina Young Talent Award (SYTA) where she was crowned as Nigeria’s “best Pharmacy brain” at a ceremony held at the [...]

May 2, 2019 Education
El-zakzaky

El-zakzaky And Wife Need To Be Flown Abroad – Foreign Doctors

The foreign doctors who were allowed to run medical checks on leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, have disclosed that he needs to be flown abroad alongside his wife at the conclusion of their assessment. The foreign [...]

April 30, 2019 Health issues
Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

Government Warns Residents On Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state against buying ponmo (cow skin), being sold in some markets in the state.A statement by the Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Adeola Salako, said three persons [...]

April 29, 2019 Health issues
Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire has engulfed Apo transmission substation in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Sunday. The substation which is operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).In a statement, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which feeds directly from the substation [...]

April 29, 2019 Incidents
Suntai pilot

Danbaba Suntai Pilot Not Certified To Fly Aircraft – AIB Report

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, in its new report disclosed that late Governor Suntai pilot was not certified to fly the aircraft which crashed.The AIB who identified factors that led to the crash of the helicopter conveying the late Taraba [...]

April 26, 2019 Incidents
ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari

ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari Over Proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday slammed the Federal Government and Aisha Buhari, over the proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari. ASUU who slammed Aisha Buhari, further described the [...]

April 24, 2019 Education
Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

The food vendors will join others in the preparation of meals for the public school pupils across the state. Programme Officer of the scheme, Mrs Olaniyan Kehinde, who stated this during an interaction with applicants at the O’MEALs secretariat complex [...]

April 22, 2019 Health issues
Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has said she should henceforth be addressed as the first lady.

I hope to establish Muhammadu Buhari University, Aisha reveals

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as Muhammadu Buhari University. She disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola, organised by her in collaboration with [...]

April 22, 2019 Education
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Man Dies Two Hours After His Wedding In Plateau State

A man’s sudden passing just a few hours after his wedding his caused serious grief amongs his family and community members.  A 45-year-old man identified as Felix Rwang Danjuma, a native of Rim district in Riyom Local Government Area of [...]

April 21, 2019 Health issues
US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

Nine suspected pirates comprising three Greece citizens, an American and five blacks have been arrested during a joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and United States Coast Guard. The suspects were nabbed when their vessel was stopped within the Nigerian [...]

April 18, 2019 Crime