Sunday, 29 November, 2020

Day: November 17, 2020


Abubakar Shekau, leader of Jama’atu Ahlissunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad otherwise known as Boko Haram, has claimed that he cannot be arrested because he was doing the work of God and ‘He will protect him’. Shekau, who spoke in a 30-minute Read more…


The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arrested four officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service over corrupt activities. The four officers — Adeda Retty, Abimbola Louis, Eboji Ngozi, and Okunda Olawale — were arrested for allegedly receiving Read more…


The American civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was known for his powerful speeches that immortalised his name. One that may echo for posterity, across generations, meaningful to all societies in different places and eras was the statement Read more…


UNILAG entrance. A university lecturer, Dr Peter Osimiri, has said that the currently devastating state of Nigerian education will not improve until the Federal Government take investments in education as capital expenditure. Osimiri, who is a lecturer of Philosophy at Read more…


The Nigeria Labour Congress has said that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities was not only on Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System but also the 2009 collective bargaining agreement. President of Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, Read more…


Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Katsina Stata has destroyed over 300 confiscated cans and bottles of alcohol.  The action was carried out by Hisbah personnel in Daura Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, November 17. It Read more…


Seun Kuti Seun, one of the sons of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has announced the revival of his father’s political party, the Movement of the People. He disclosed this while addressing journalists on Tuesday at the Kalakuta Museum in Ikeja, Read more…


Human Rrghts activists have told the Nigerian Government not to criminalise peaceful protests by citizens calling for good governance. They described the plan by security agents to clampdown on #ENDSARS protesters on Wednesday in Abuja as an attempt to subvert Read more…


Amid the tense situation in the northern part of the country, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is booked to speak before an international audience next week at the third edition of Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum. The theme of his five-minute Read more…


Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation for the State of Osun, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has said that the State of Osun is steadily moving from being just a civil service state to a commercial hub under  Governor Oyetola. Egbemode said  Read more…