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Day: December 8, 2023

Opinion

Opinion: A Letter to President Tinubu on public varsities

By Oludayo Tade The country is hard. Nigerians are not smiling. The harsh social-economic realities are hard-hitting. When Mr President announced that subsidy was gone, it actually meant GUNshot for many people who are still nursing the unending wounds from…

Economy

Beware Of Fake Naira Notes In Circulation, CBN Warns Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Friday warned Nigerians to beware of counterfeit Naira bank notes in circulation. The apex bank in a statement advised Deposit Money Banks, Financial Houses, Bureau de Change, and the public to be vigilant and…

Uncategorized

Police Arrest Teenager Allegedly Caught Having Intercourse With Cock

The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended a 17-year-old identified as Lawali Mori, a resident of Viniklang, Girei Local Government Area, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge with a cock. In a press statement shared on the Command X account…

News

ASUU asks FG to separate TETFund allocations from national budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the federal government to set aside allocations for the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) as distinct from Nigeria’s overall annual budget. Emmanuel Osodeke, president of the union, said this will ensure…

News

Ondo Commissioner Alleges Forgery Of Akeredolu’s Signature On Official Document

Ondo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Engr. Razaq Obe, on Friday, allegedforgery of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s signature on official documents about his ministry. Obe, in a letter sent to the state Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, a copy…

News

Sacked Burundi PM Gets Life In Prison For Trying To Overthrow Government

Burundi’s Supreme Court sentenced ousted prime minister Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni to life in prison on Friday on charges including attempting to overthrow the government and threatening the life of the president, a judicial source said. Bunyoni, whose trial opened three months…

News

Benue Assembly recalls two of four suspended members

The Benue House of Assembly has reversed the three-month suspension imposed on two members, Anthony Agom (PDP-Okpokwu) and Solomon Gyila (APC-Gwer-West). This followed a motion by Isaac Ochekiliye (PDP-Ohimini) on Friday, appealing to the house to lift the suspension. Four…

Feature

Kaduna Drone Strike: CIMICO Commends Prompt Response of CDS, COAS

The Coordinator of Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMICO) and Chairperson of the Conference of Civil Societies, Adams Otakwu has commended the prompt response of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, and Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja to…

Foreign

Nigerians affected as Canada raises proof of funds requirement from $10k to $20k

Canada has announced an increase in its proof of funds (PoF) requirements for international students. PoF is a financial requirement for persons applying to migrate to countries like Canada and the United Kingdom, to show that the applicants have enough…

News

Late Alaafin’s Son, Prince Abdulfatai Dies at 47

Prince Abdulfatai Adeyemi, son of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has died. He reportedly died on Friday, a day before his 47th birthday at the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State. Abdulfatai was appointed by the…