Seyi Shay Bursts Into Tears In Abeokuta Amidst Break Up Rumours

Seyi Shay Bursts Into Tears In Abeokuta Amidst Break Up Rumours

Seyi Shay recently revealed that she was brought to tears in Abeokuta after hearing a young girl’s rendition of Adele’s – “Someone Like You”.   Seyi, who is currently a judge on the new music reality TV show, Access The Stars, relived her emotional encounter on Instagram, where she narrated the entire experience.   in […]

Ethiopian minority group eagerly awaits autonomy referendom

Ethiopian minority group eagerly awaits autonomy referendom

Awol Beyene got married on Sunday (November 17) in a white tuxedo, with his voting card in one hand and his bride’s hand in the other. On Wednesday (November 20), Awol’s Sidama people will vote in a referendum on whether to form their own self-governing region in southern Ethiopia, as sweeping reforms under Prime Minister […]

Desperate to keep girls in school

Desperate to keep girls in school

Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi Recently, I have been involved in advocacy in Ekiti State on strategies to keep girls in school. The trends in Girl-Child education across Africa at the moment indicate that enrolment levels are way up than where they were years ago, but a common problem is retention of girls in school. Even where education […]

Hate Speech Bill Duplicating Cybercrime Act – Saraki

Hate Speech Bill Duplicating Cybercrime Act – Saraki

Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki has criticised sponsors of a new bill on hate speech, saying the Cybercrime Acts(2015) which is already in existence will suffice to check social media violators. Saraki reacted to the contentious bill on Wednesday, which is already before the National Assembly. The bill was sponsored by Senator Sabi […]

FG orders stop of cash payment at NIPOST offices nationwide

FG orders stop of cash payment at NIPOST offices nationwide

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has  directed that there should no cash payment at  Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST) offices nationwide. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday the spokesperson to the Minister, Uwa Suleiman noted that some unscrupulous elements have been taking undue advantage of the cash payment system under the  NIPOST to […]

FG declares Monday, Nov 11 public holiday for Maolud Nabiyy

FG declares Monday, Nov 11 public holiday for Maolud Nabiyy

THE Federal Government on Thursday declared Monday November 11, 2019 as public holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Maolid celebration in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. A statement issued by Mohammed Manga,  Director, Press and Public Relations at […]

Buhari, Osinbajo in cordial relationship – Presidency

Buhari, Osinbajo in cordial relationship – Presidency

The Presidency has debunked reports of a misunderstanding between the Office of the President and the Vice President. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters Senator Babajide Omowurare made this clarification while briefing journalists at the National Assembly. Responding to critics who have questioned President Buhari’s decision to sign the amended […]