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Federal Government Sets To Suspend N-Power, School Feeding And Other Social Investment Programmes

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has begun the process of suspending the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) with an immediate effect to restructure the programme for the greater good of its aim. Following a press statement signed by the director of information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, “The decision by the ministry […]

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President Buhari silent as defence minister is named in $550,000 fund diversion

President Muhammadu Buhari came under heavy criticism yesterday for his failure to act in the alleged indictment of his Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, for a $550,000 security fund diversion. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu deflected response on the allegation to the office of the Minister of Defence when The Guardian sought the presidency’s reaction on […]

EDUCATION NEWS

Yahaya Bello suspends KSU VC, poly rector over non-compliance with TSA

Yahaya Bello, Kogi state governor, has suspended Mohammed Abdulkadir, the vice-chancellor (VC) of the Kogi State University (KSU), Ayangba, over “insubordination.” Bello also suspended Muhammed Atureta, the rector of the Kogi State Polytechnic (KSP), an institution also situated in Lokoja, for the same offense. Kingsley Fanwo, the state’s commissioner for information, confirmed this while speaking […]

NEWS Politics

All children kidnapped by Boko Haram will be freed – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to secure the freedom of all children and other victims abducted by Boko Haram in the country. The Nigerian leader who expressed the commitment of his administration to secure the freedom of victims of Boko Haram at a High Level Breakfast Dialogue on ‘‘Stop the War on Children Affected by Armed Conflicts, Dividend […]

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Big Brother Naija 2019 star, Thelma Ibemere has taken to her Instagram page to react to the death of Kobe Bryant – but it is in a way different from others.

Thelma wondered why the NBA legend is being more celebrated now than when he was alive. She concluded by asking her fans to celebrate people more when they are alive than when they are dead. Her post reads ; I just found out that people celebrate you most when you die thn when you are […]

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[Video] See the moment Legendary singer Angelique Kidjo dedicates Grammy award to Burna Boy after beating him to it

Legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo on Sunday night beat Burna Boy and a host of others to win the Best World Music Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards that held in Staples Center, Los Angeles. Angelique Kidjo didn’t only just receive the award but graciously dedicated it to Burna Boy in recognition of the hard work […]

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[photo] ‘I’m still alive!’: 75-year-old man tells his friends who thought he was dead after his ex-wife erected his gravestone

A Man has debunked death rumors about himself after his ex-wife erected his gravestone which made his friends stopped calling him for months. ‘People think that I’m dead,’ said Alan Hattel, 75, from Tayside, Scotland. ‘My phone hasn’t rung for three or four months. I’ve been confused by it all but now I know why nobody […]

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Ex-Man.U striker Javier Hernandez becomes highest-paid player in MLS after joining LA Galaxy in a three-year deal

Former Manchester United and Mexican striker, Javier Hernandez is now the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer after agreeing a three-year deal worth £103,000 a week to join LA Galaxy from Sevilla. According to Mail Online Sport, the deal is worth £8million – £3m more than Galaxy paid Villarreal for Giovani dos Santos in 2015. The deal comes days […]

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Nigerian professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa arrested for spending nearly $200k research funds on strippers

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, a former Drexel University professor in Philadelphia, who spent federal grant money on strippers and made other ‘improper purchases’ has officially been arrested and is set to appear in court.  The Nigerian professor was last week arrested and charged with two counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant funds, according to […]