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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 […]

UniAbuja to make study of foreign languages compulsory – VC

UniAbuja to make study of foreign languages compulsory – VC

The Vice Chancellor of University of Abuja (UniAbuja), Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, says the institution will soon make study of foreign languages mandatory for all students of the University. Prof. Na’Allah, who made this known at a media parley with Education Correspondents Association of Nigeria (ECAN)  in Abuja on Tuesday, said the move is part of […]

EFCC arrests eight for illegal broadcast of DSTV signals

EFCC arrests eight for illegal broadcast of DSTV signals

Chris Steven, Abuja For illegally broadcasting signals of Multichoice Nigeria Limited, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  (EFCC) Benin  Zonal office, has arrested eight  officials of pay television operators, Communication Trends Limited ( CTL), JAO TV and Worldlink The Commission in a statement by Wilson Uwujaren, its spokesperson, said the operators allegedly broadcast the English Premier […]

Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Teni, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tega Oghenejobo, Adesola Ade-Unuigbe, Sharon Ooja, Timini Egbuson, others nominated for The Future Awards Africa 2019

Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Teni, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tega Oghenejobo, Adesola Ade-Unuigbe, Sharon Ooja, Timini Egbuson, others nominated for The Future Awards Africa 2019

Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Teni, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tega Oghenejobo of Mavin Records, Adesola Ade-Unuigbe of BellaNaija, Sharon Ooja, Timini Egbuson, Tolani Alli, Tubobereni of Tubo Woman, Stephen Tayo and others have been nominated for the 2019 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA). The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the awards released the […]

Cardi B To Make First Ever Appearance In Africa At Livespot X Festival!

Cardi B To Make First Ever Appearance In Africa At Livespot X Festival!

… Rapper To Perform in Lagos and Accra  December in Nigeria is always a big deal! Nigerians get excited about so many things. For some people, it’s the holiday spirit, the break from work or even the trips to their hometowns. But what excites people the most are the music concerts and events that take […]

Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award at 2019 MTV EMA’s

Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award at 2019 MTV EMA’s

Serial hitmaker Burna Boy has been announced as the winner of the Best Africa Act award at the 2019 MTV EMA’s. Burna who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan, took home the prestigious award at a star studded event […]

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