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Future Of Nigeria’s Education Lies On Private Universities – Prof Julius Okojie

Ex Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie has said the future of education in Nigeria rests solely in the hands of our Private Universities. He shared this as he delivered a lecture at the maiden convocation of Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Burutu Local Government Area, ...

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Cancer Is Not A Death Sentence — Erelu Bisi Fayemi

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has come out to say that early detection of cancer cells in the body is best for the quick treatment of the disease. She urged female Ekiti residents to go for free breast and cervical cancer screening at the Adunni Olayinka Wellness ...

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Seyi Makinde Should Be Probed Over Kogi Poll – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oyo State has asked the police and other security agencies to probe the role of Governor Oluseyi Makinde before, during and after the governorship polls in Kogi State. Seyi Makinde had temporarily relocated to Kogi few days to the November 16 until Sunday. The ...

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The Drug Situation In Nigeria Is A Public Health Crisis — Dr Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has come out to say that the present drug situation in Nigeria is a public health crisis. Dr Osagie revealed this during the 2-day 22nd Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFON) in Abuja on ...

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I Cannot Seek A 3rd Term In Office At My Age – Buhari

President Muhamadu Buhari has come out to say that he will not make the error of seeking a 3rd term in office. Buhari revealed this as he spoke at the opening of the ongoing National Executive Council meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Friday, November 22, 2019. ...

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The Reason We Are Lobbying Muhammadu Buhari ― Mudashiru Obasa

Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Assemblies and also the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, has come out to say that the thinking behind lobbying PMB is to make sure every state legislature and judiciary are given financial autonomy. He revealed this when ...

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We Will Unlock Gridlock On Our Roads Soon — Lagos State

Lagos State Government has insisted that they are committed to ending the present gridlock on roads being experienced across the metropolis, very soon. The government begged motorists and residents of the state to exercise patience because steps have been taken to tackle the traffic dilemma in the state. Commissioner for ...

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No New Request For Ibrahim Magu’s Confirmation Before The Senate – Ahmed Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said there has been no request before the 9th Senate for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. He revealed this when the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, visited the ...

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APC Congratulates Gov Udom Emmanuel On His Appeal Court Victory

APC Members from several parts of Akwa Ibom state have written to congratulate His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel, Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, on his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions and Appeal Tribunal. In their statement to newsmen in Uyo, they described the result of the election litigation ...

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FG Must Tackle Climate Change – Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Representatives Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged the Federal Government to develop the capacity to address the menace of climate change and safeguard the ecosystems. Femi revealed this recently while launching the Globe Legislators Advancing REDD+ and Natural Capital Governance towards the delivery of the 2030 Agenda, a ...

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Why Whistle Blowers Have Reduced – FG

Permanent Secretary, Special Duties in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mr. Mohammed Dikwa has come out to say that there has been a decrease in reported cases of whistleblowing because of a few challenges. Mohamed revealed this at a national workshop to discuss the draft bill of ...

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We Have Nothing Against GEJ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it has nothing against former President Goodluck Jonathan over the just concluded Bayelsa governorship election. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan revealed this in a recent interview with newsmen on Wednesday after a meeting of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) in ...

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54 Persons Died In Auto Crashes In Ogun In 10 Months – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said about 54 persons have died in auto crashes in different parts of Sagamu, Ogun between January and October this year. Sagamu Unit Commander, Taofiq Iyanda, revealed this at the “Ember Months Campaign,” at the Isale Oko Motor Park, Sagamu. According to him, ...

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Ogun State Government Set To De-worm 900,000 School Children

Ogun State government has said it has wrapped up plans to de-worm nothing less than 900,000 school kids in the ongoing health awareness programme across 10 local government areas in the state. Gov. Dapo Abiodun revealed this on Wednesday in Abeokuta. Speaking via the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. ...

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We Need Stiffer Penalties For Gender Violence – Paulen Tallen

Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Paulen Tallen, has called for harsher penalties against perpetrators of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria. She revealed this at a recent interactive session on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) with journalists by UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Abuja on Thursday. Paulen, who was represented by Mrs Funke ...

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FCT Will Prosecute Open Defecation Offenders — Malam Muhammad Bello

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has said the government is working very hard to eradicate open defecation (OD) in Abuja. He revealed this at the World Toilet Day celebration organized by Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) on Thursday in Abuja. Malam believes the best way ...

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Nigeria Will Soon Ban Donkey Exporting And Slaughtering — Alhaji Mohammed Nanono

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammed Nanono, has said he is collaborating with the National Assembly on a bill to stop the killing and exportation of donkeys or its derivatives. According to Alhaji Nanono, this kind of legislation would make sure donkeys do not go into extinction. ...

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GEJ Has Made Sacrifices For Nigeria’s Democracy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari recently hailed former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 62nd birthday. He shared his kind words via a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Buhari joined Nigerians to pray for good health and strength for GEJ to continue serving Nigeria. He added ...

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GEJ Is A Good Example To Every Nigerian – Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Representatives speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila recently hailed Former President, Goodluck Jonathan a.k.a GEJ as he clocked 62. Describing GEJ as a gentleman, Femi said the former President is now a role model for several Nigerians for being a statesman. In a recent congratulatory message issued in Abuja on Wednesday ...

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Election Is Not A Do Or Die Affair – APC

APC has begged partisans to see elections as a democratic contests and not a do or die matter. The party revealed this as it blasted the post-election violence reported in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and the destruction ...

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