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Presidency reverses suspension of Damilola Ogunbiyi, REA MD

Presidency reverses suspension of Damilola Ogunbiyi, REA MD

Chris Steven, Abuja The Presidency on Tuesday announced the reversal of the suspension of Damilola Ogunbiyi, managing director of Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Ogunbiyi’s suspension was ordered in December 2019 by the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman and was announced in a statement by Aaron Artimas, Special Adviser to the minister. But the Presidency in a […]

Buhari will not declare his assets because no law mandates him to do so- Presidency

Buhari will not declare his assets because no law mandates him to do so- Presidency

Chris Steven, Abuja Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, says President Muhammadu Buhari would not declare his assets publicly because there is no law that mandates him to do so. Adesina was reacting to the demand of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) asking President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the 36 state governors to […]

NECO denies news of recruitment

NECO denies news of recruitment

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Examinations Council (NECO) says members of the public should disregard any news of purported recruitment by the Council. A  statement on Thursday by Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division at NECO noted that the online publication claiming that the Council was recruiting was product of the imagination of fraudsters […]

MFM clarifies position on Christmas celebration

MFM clarifies position on Christmas celebration

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM has clarified its position on the celebration of Christmas. The MFM in a statement by Collins Edomaruse, the head of the PR Unit of the church in a statement issued today said, “With reference to the varied reactions that have been trailing the message of our General […]

Buhari’s achievements and the poor image gap

Buhari’s achievements and the poor image gap

By Philip Agbese This is indeed a serious topic. I choose to write on this topic for the fact that President Muhamadu Buhari has been receiving bashes from all fronts, and the media think tank appointed to rise to his defense has gone to sleep. The slumber is so deep that one is tempted to […]

Hundreds arrested in India during days of protests over citizenship law

Hundreds arrested in India during days of protests over citizenship law

More than 1,500 protesters have been arrested across India in the past 10 days, officials said on Saturday (December 21), as police try to quell sometimes violent demonstrations against a citizenship law that critics say undermines the country’s secular constitution. Additionally, some 4,000 people have been detained and then released, the officials said. Those arrested […]

Bolt takes to track to open Tokyo national stadium

Bolt takes to track to open Tokyo national stadium

Sprinting great Usain Bolt ran on the track at Tokyo’s newly-completed National Stadium on Saturday (December 21) during an event to celebrate the opening of the venue set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympics. Bolt, the eight-times Olympic gold medallist, jogged around the track as part of a relay race in front of […]

First Ebola relapse recorded in Congo outbreak, WHO says

First Ebola relapse recorded in Congo outbreak, WHO says

Health officials in eastern Congo have documented the first relapse of the current Ebola epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has so far infected more than 3,300 people and killed more than 2,200 since the middle of last year, making it the second-worst on […]

The Most Popular Google Searches of 2019

The Most Popular Google Searches of 2019

The Most Popular Google Searches of 2019. From Area 51 raids to Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” Google has rounded up its ‘2019 Year In Search.’. Here are 2019’s top 10 Google searches in the United States. 10. Jussie Smollett. 9. iPhone 11. 8. ‘Game of Thrones’. 7. ‘Avengers: Endgame’. 6. Luke Perry. 5. […]

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