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England moves to save its only minority language

A drive to preserve England’s only official minority language was given a major boost on Friday. Communities Minister Lord Bourne announced the new fund worth over 250,000 U.S. dollars...

Elton John receives France’s highest civilian honour

Sir Elton John has received France’s highest civilian award, the Legion d’Honneur. Through his own charity, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, the singer has raised more than...

Lagos assemblyman, council boss task Governor Sanwo-Olu on infrastructure

A Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Rasheed Makinde, on Saturday urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to ensure infrastructure development in Ifako Ijaiye area of the state. Makinde, a...

I Procured Arms To Protect Myself, Nabbed 400-Level Medical Student Confesses

A 400-level student of Medicine and Surgery at University of Calabar arrested by police in Cross River over alleged illegal possession of arms, said he got the weapon to...

Senator Kalu: Why I’m passionate about peace in Venezuela

The senator representing Abia North in the Senate, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has said his interest in the peace process in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was borne...

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has declared a state of emergency in the education sector. Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was...

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said on Wednesday...

Ex-President Obasanjo: Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country is no longer as a result of lack of education...

Munzali Jibril: Private Universities Neglect Staff Development

A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Munzali Jibril, has said many private universities in the country neglect staff development and welfare. Professor Jibril was speaking...

Women, youth empowerment top Kwara agenda

The Kwara State Transition Committee 2019 at the weekend concluded the public interaction phase of its assignment, focusing largely on agricultural value chain, rapid infrastructure development, women and...

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head of...

UTME: A Candidate Registered 64 Times, Arrested, Says JAMB

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said, on Monday, that a candidate that registered 64 times at different locations was among 100 persons arrested nationwide for examination malpractices at...

Native Of Anambra, Raised In Sokoto… Lady Breaks 100-Year Record At Indian University

Stella Emelife Chinelo, a 2012/2013 First Class Graduate of Chemistry from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has emerged the best graduating student from a Master's degree from University of...

Comedienne Helen Paul dedicates Ph.D to Mum, says she was born out of rape

Superstar comedienne and media personality, Helen Paul, revealed she was “born out of rape” in a heartfelt appreciation message to her mother. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals that...

Former NUC boss, Okebukola, in age falsification scandal

When was Peter Okebukola, a former executive secretary of the Nigerian University Commission (NUC), born? Was it on February 17, 1949; February 17, 1948; or February 17, 1951? The professor...

UNIBEN approves dress code rules for students

The University of Benin, has approved dress code rules for students of the department of management science in the school. See list of dos and don’ts to be complied to...

Gov Okorocha’s Wife Steps Out In School Uniform (Photos)

I'm state first lady, Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha had so much fun when she reflected on her days in the high school. She was all smiles as she rocked her old...

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: ASUU Rejects Govt’s Offer, Strike Continues

The hope of many university students across the country to resume academic activities soon may have been dashed. The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the offers...

Just In: FG Reaches Agreement With ASUU

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) thereby raising the possibility of the end of the ongoing strike. Premium Times reports that...

MURIC Rejects Kukah’s Plan To Train 10m Almajiris

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected Rev. Matthew Kukah’s initiative to train 10 million Almajiri children in Northern Nigeria. In a statement on Wednesday, MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola,...


Ibi Residents Lament Wadume’s Arrest, Say They Will Miss His ‘Generosity’

The residents of Ibi, the hometown of the suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume have said they will miss the man following his arrest.

BBNaija: What I Would Have Done To Tacha, Ike, Khafi – Omashola (Video)

The housemates were nominated after the 'Cruistopia team' were defeated during the arena game challenge.

54-year-old Father Confesses After Sleeping With Daughter In Lagos

Security operatives have apprehended a man who has been sleeping with his daughter following the death of his wife.


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