General Babangida Is Not Dead — Spokesperson Afegbua

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, is not dead, his spokesperson has said. Kassim Afegbua, Babangida’s spokesperson, stated this on Sunday, against the rumored death of former Nigerian ruler. News had broken out on the social media that Babangida had passed on. But, speaking directly to the issue, Afegbua,…

Schweppes Rewards Winners Of Photo Challenge

A young man, Chukwuma Okoye has won the Schweppes #TakeYourSchhotphotography challenge for consumers and budding photographers. Okoye, who emerged first, got a reward of N500,000 while UzorUgoala and Adetayo Adegoke, who came second and third respectively, got N300,000 and N100,000. Participants were encouraged to take creative images of the newly…

Bauchi Was A Failed State When I Came On Board, Gov Mohammed Declares

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has described Bauchi State as a ‘failed state’ where nothing was working as at the date he took over the mantle of leadership on May 29th, 2019. The governor made the expression when he presented the 2020 proposed budget tagged ‘Budget of Renewal of…

19 Fulani Herdsmen Killed In Gunfight With Boko Haram Terrorists

Boko Haram jihadists gunned down 19 cattle herders on Saturday in Nigeria, civilian militia sources and residents told AFP on Sunday. Ethnic Fulani herders, besieged by a spate of armed attacks targeting their cattle, pursued Boko Haram, sparking a fierce gunfight outside Fuhe village, near Ngala close to the border…

God Said Those Who Stick To Me Will Not End Small ― Adeboye

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) late Saturday said that God told him to announce that anyone who sticks close to him (Adeboye) will not end small. He made the disclosure on the night of the sixth day of the just-concluded 2019 Holy Ghost Congress held…

Institute Asks President Buhari To Decline Assent To Public Procurement Amendment Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to withhold assent to the amendment to the recent amendment of the Public Procurement Act, 2007 which was passed by the Senate. President of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN), Mr Ado Jibrin who gave the charge at the Institute’s…

EFCC Has No Locus Standi To Seal Our Office —The Sun

The management of The Sun Publishing Limited, publishers of national daily, The Sun newspapers, has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) possesses no locus standi to seal its premises, declaring that there is a subsisting appeal case over the properties the commission was marking for closure over the…

Killing Of Aid Workers In Borno Is A Clear Desecration Of Islam ― ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual. In a statement issued to the press in Kaduna and signed by the National Publicity Secretary…

Foundation Sponsors 300 Students To Write 2020 WAEC Examination In Osun

On Thursday, not less 300 students drawn from 70 public senior secondary schools in Ijesaland received cheques to pay their 2020 West African Examination Council (WAEC) registration fees, courtesy of Asiwaju Yinka Fasuyi Foundation (AYFF) scholarship scheme. Community leaders, parents and students unanimously confirmed that the scheme is drastically turning…