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Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon

Bishop Fearon: Too much anger, hate in Kaduna people

There is too much hatred, anger and fear among citizens of Kaduna state due to ignorance fuelled by their segregation along religious and ethnic lines, which makes them disagree on common issues, Bishop Josiah Idowu Fearon has said.

Out-of-school children: Federal government set to introduce open schooling programme

The Federal Government has announced a plan to introduce Open Schooling Programme as a means of providing”accessible and flexible” quality basic education to children and youth in the country.

Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.

Islamisation: Don’t let your disappointment with President Buhari turn you into a bigot –...

A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.

Cleric: No one can force any religion on Nigerians

Alhaji Adam Ayokunnu, head of Yoruba Community Central Mosque, Umuagu, Asaba, has declared that nobody, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, can force any religion on Nigerians.
Wayne Hennessey

Roy Hodgson: Wayne Hennessey ‘desperate’ to learn about Nazis

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is "desperate" to learn about Adolf Hitler and World War Two after being accused of making a Nazi salute, says Eagles manager Roy Hodgson.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Atiku Abubakar faults INEC over comment on lawyer

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Livy Uzoukwu, his lead counsel at the tribunal, is qualified to practise in Nigeria.

Scientist to reward reported cases of guinea-worm outbreak in Nigeria

A Medical Scientist, Prof. Luke Edungbola, has pledged to reward anyone who reports any case of guninea-worm disease in Nigeria to him or any accredited authority.

Mother convicted, sentenced for beating eight-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced a 38-year-old petty trader, Vivian Onyekachukwu, to two weeks community service for assaulting her eight-year-old daughter.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government warns workers against partisanship

Ekiti workers have been urged to shun partisanship and every other unethical behaviour that have contributed to the denigration of the public service, as government would not hesitate to discipline erring workers no matter how highly placed or connected.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari unaware of Justice Onnoghen’s trials because cabal is in charge

A spokesman to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Mr. Phrank Shuaibu, says President Muhammadu Buhari was not be aware of the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, because his government is controlled by a cabal.

Experts: Ignorance, misconception major setbacks to adoption of renewable energy

Energy experts on Saturday identified ignorance and misconception as major setbacks to the adoption of renewable energy in Nigeria.

Anglican bishop urges Nigerians to pray for their leaders

Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, the Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion), has urged Nigerians to pray, ceaselessly, for leaders to enable them overcome the challenges of leadership.

Ebola spreads to major DR Congo city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Expert: Lack of regular sex can result in job loss

Not having sex regularly can result in job loss, says Tomi Imarah, a sex therapist and consultant psychiatrist.

Emmanuel Nweke: Southeast lacks basic infrastructure

Emmanuel Nweke, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Awka-North and South Federal Constituency seat, has observed that the Southeast region of the country lacked basic infrastructure in the past 16 years.

Labour Party: Ayuba Wabba’s statement on ex-Governor Mimiko’s declaration malicious

The Labour Party has described the statement of the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on the declaration of a former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, to stand for next year’s presidential election on the platform of the party as borne out of malice.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.