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A literary activist and professor in North Carolina University in Charlotte, United States of America (USA), Tanure Ojaide, has frowned at the jumbo pay given to legislators in Nigeria not minding the fact that a vast majority of Nigerians live in crippling poverty and advised citizens to oppose it including other aspects of corruption, warning that doing nothing about it is dangerous to future generations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured corps members serving in Kwara State of payment of monthly allowances from the state government.
The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria will flag-off a 2-day training programme for no fewer than 120 Nigerian entrepreneurs on April 10 at the University of Port Harcourt.
The National Youth Service Corps has ruled out suicide attempt in the death of a corps member, Nneka Odili, who was killed in a train accident on Thursday in Lagos.
The Police Command in Rivers said it arrested 20 suspects in connection with various crimes in the last five months in the state.
An economist, Prof. Okey Onuchuku on Monday, said Britain’s export finance agency’s plan to add the Naira to its list of pre-approved currencies would boost the value of Nigerian currency.
A Consultant Paediatrician with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital says parents and the government are to blame for the alarming incidence in rape cases, sexual molestation and other forms of abuse.
Prof. Andrew Efemini of the Department of Philosophy, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has called on concerned authorities to intervene on his alleged victimisation by management of the institution.
The Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prince Mohammed Momoh, on Monday, warned that the scheme would not hesitate to blacklist employers that connive with corps members to play truancy during the service year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has named four heads for major health institutions across Nigeria.
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, who ran for governor in Anambra State under the Democratic People’s Congress has hinted that he will seek election as Nigeria’s president in 2019.
The Federal Government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and Jan 8, 2018.
Former Rivers State Governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, promoted insecurity during his 8-year administration of the state, Chief of Staff to the Rivers State Governor, Engr Chukwuemeka Woke, has stated.
At least 10 people have been killed by suspected rebels in Eastern Congo, Authorities said on Monday, the latest killings in the troubled region.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has been left out of Belgium's World Cup squad for this summer's tournament.
Kenyan investigators have summoned 40 people for questioning after a “massive theft of public funds” at the country’s National Youth Service (NYS), the head of the Directorate of criminal investigations has said.
Dogu Perincek, a Turkish presidential candidate from the left-wing Patriotic Party (VATAN) on Monday, said he will take the country out of the NATO military alliance if he wins in the upcoming election.
The trial of nine current and former executives or contractors from Italy’s Eni and British-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell, including ENI Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi, over a 1.3 billion dollars oil deal in Nigeria, will begin in Milan on June 20.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has mourned the death of prominent politician and former governorship aspirant in the state, Barrister Kole Ajayi, who died on Friday.
Former Everton manager Sam Allardyce says he knew he would be sacked before it happened, and maintains more fans backed him than wanted him out.
Last week, a man travelled over 8,000 miles from Australia to Switzerland for help to kill himself.
Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, said President Muhammadu Buhari still remained the best presidential material for Nigeria considering his laudable achievements in the country.
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has rebuked the leader of Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, for declaring May 22 as Biafra Day against the May 30 declaration of late Dim Chukwuemeka Oduegwu Ojukwu, who instituted the Republic of Biafra in 1967.