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Ex-Rep Daramola Procures 1,000 UTME Forms for Ekiti Indigenes

In his quest to promote education in Ekiti State to an enviable eight, a member of the seventh House of Representatives and governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, is to distribute 1,000 free Unified Tertiary Education forms to Ekiti indigenes. The step, according to the APC chieftain, was to relaunch Ekiti to an enviable height in the education ladder am ...

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‘We Have Robbed About 35 ATM Users’ In Lagos Market – Suspect – See Photos

A gun – wielding robber, Gbenga Babatunde, 35, arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police,  Command, has confessed to have robbed about 35 ATM users in Alaba Rago Market, Ojo area of Lagos before his arrest. The suspected robber, who was arrested after a failed bid to rob a lady who withdrew an unspecified amount of money around 5:48 a.m. at an ATM point in Alaba Rago Mar ...

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Boko Haram’s New Baby Bombers

The Nigerian terror group that is known for its use of teenage girls for suicide attacks has now created a new system of bombings, using babies. By Philip Obaji Jr.  The town of Madagali, located just at the edge of Sambissa forest in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, is a place where Boko Haram girls like to bomb. Since Nigerian forces regained control of the town from Boko Haram in 2015, bomb attacks ...

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Renewed Boko Haram Attacks: Shettima Holds Emergency Meeting With Military, Police, DSS

Following resurgence of attacks by remnants of the ‎Boko Haram insurgents in some parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima on Friday evening held an emergency security meeting that was attended by heads of Heads of the Nigerian Army, Air Force, Police and the Department of State Security with proactive measures taken on how to increase surveillance and forestall unanticipated security breach. The Gove ...

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Unical And The Triumph Of Change, By Nkechi Odoma

For most Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari’s (PMB) mantra of “change” in attitudes and behavioral dispositions in private homes, offices and elsewhere is a mere slogan and more like a sound of distant echoes. Those who benefit immensely from the old, corrupt order of handling official business in Nigeria are most stoutly opposed to this #ChangeBeginsWithMe. Professor Zana Akpagu the Vice Chancellor (VC) ...

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Multiple Suicide Bombing Targets Nigerian Refugees, Boko Haram Blamed-Reuters

(Reuters) Seven suspected Boko Haram militants blew themselves on the outskirts of a northeast Nigerian city on Friday, a local aid agency said, in an attack witnesses said targeted refugees preparing to return to their home villages. The bombing took place outside Maiduguri, the population center at the heart of a government campaign to eradicate the Islamist group, whose more than seven-year insurgency ha ...

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Boko Haram Terrorists Attack NAF Helicopter

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter conveying personnel on medical outreach programme at Gwoza has come under attack by members of the Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) group, Director of Public Relations & Information,  Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa  disclosed in a statement Thursday. He said “The Mi-17 helicopter was shot at severally by the insurgents however there was no casualty except for an airman th ...

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UNILORIN: VC Suspends ASUU Officials For Reporting On Second Wife, Sleaze

Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, chairman and secretary, University of Ilorin branch have been suspended by the university administration after the local branch drew attention to illegal appointment of the vice chancellor’s second wife and her promotion in less than a year. The academic union has been in the news lately after a series of whistle blowing on graft, extortion and nepotism perpetrated ...

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LASU Flags Off Two-Day Staff Orientation Workshop

In order to place Lagos State University (LASU) as the preferred brand among universities in Nigeria, the university management will tomorrow flags off a two-day staff orientation workshop, Thursday February 16. The workshop billed to hold at the School of Transport has the university’s Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations (CIPPR) as its primary beneficiary. Workshop Coordinator, Dr. Sylvester ...

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FUTA Senate Resolves Not To Remove VC Yet

FUTA has resolved not to move for the removal of its Vice -Chancellor, Professor Adebiyi G. Daramola who is on trial by the EFCC. Also,  the VC will not be compelled  to “proceed on leave” yet.These resolutions were announced in a  statement by Dr Mrs. Modupe Ajayi Registrar and Secretary to Senate  Wednesday. The statement said “Since the allegations levelled against the Vice -Chancellor, Professor Adebiyi ...

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Fresh Boko Haram Attacks: Borno Group Sends SOS To Military

The Abuja Branch of  Uba Emirate Development Association has called on the military  to deploy troops to Askira, Rumirgo, Mussa and Lassa to contain Boko Haram attacks within the Emirate in Borno State.According to the group, Boko Haram terrorists displaced from Sambisa forest have moved to Uba Emirate  area and they have been attacking town and villages. Also,  the group  called for  relief materials  to b ...

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‘Market Your Strengths,’ Health Minister Tells Nigerian Teaching Hospital Staff

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has called on staff of Federal Teaching Hospitals and Centers across the country to market their strengths, capabilities and accomplishments in order to showcase the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to providing quality healthcare to the people. The Minister gave this remark during a meeting with management staff of the Obafemi Awolo ...

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