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My friend said ‘glory be to God’ when he heard about Nigeria’s N55trn debt —  Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has said his friend reacted to Nigeria’s debt of N55trn by saying “glory be to God”. Recounting the scenario, Adeboye during a sermon at an interdenominational church service held in Abuja to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence[Read More…]

Meet the Gulder Ultimate Search 2021 contestants

Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) has unveiled sixteen (16) of its twenty (18) contestants for the 2021 jungle contest, while the other four will serve as wildcards on the show. According to the organiser, the two remaining contestants that would join the 16 already in the jungle will be unveiled after[Read More…]

COVID-19: Aggrieved Edo residents protest compulsory vaccination

Aggrieved residents and civil society organisations in Edo State have taken to the streets to protest against the compulsory COVID-19 vaccination policy by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration. The Punch reports that the protesters, who were armed with placards conveying their angst grounded vehicular movement in the metropolis. The placards[Read More…]

Ganduje appoints Abdulkadir’s son as new emir of Gaya

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Sunday, appointed Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chiroman Gaya, as the new emir of Gaya. Ibrahim-Gaya succeeded his late father, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, who died on Sept. 22, at the age of 91, after a protracted illness. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji[Read More…]

Amaechi says Nigerian elites are fueling ethnicity

The Minister of Transportation , Rotimi Amaechi, has claimed that the elites in Nigeria are responsible for ethnicity and enmity among the different tribes in the country.  Amaechi said this to Vanguard as he debunked an online report alleging him of blaming politicians who benefited from the Goodluck Jonathan government[Read More…]

School feeding Farouq

FG spent over N2bn on free feeding programme in Adamawa – Minister

The Federal Government (FG), has spent not less than ?2 billion on free feeding for pupils in Adamawa, under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). Hajia Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, gave the statistic during the hand over of additional 50,000 branded feeding[Read More…]

Nigerian-American, Joseph Ladapo, appointed Surgeon-General by Florida gov

Governor of Florida, United States, Ron DeSantis,  has appointed a Nigerian-American, Dr Joseph Ladapo,  as Florida Surgeon-General and Secretary of the Department of Health. DeSantis in a statement posted on the Florida Department of Health website,  stated that he was pleased to announce Ladapo for the position. “I am pleased[Read More…]

Nigeria to electrify 5m household, 20m people using solar energy by 2030 — Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has claimed Nigeria the federal government planned to electrify two million households and twenty million people using decentralized solar energy solutions. This was noted in a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina late Friday. According to Adesina, Buhari spoke in line with Nigeria’s role as a[Read More…]

FULL TEXT: Buhari’s speech at 76th United Nations General Assembly

AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 76TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY Friday, 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2021 NEW YORK, USA Mr. President, Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen. Mr. President, Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on[Read More…]

Indecent dressing: Nigerian varsity threatens to rusticate students over dreadlocks, nose rings, braids, others

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State has threatened to rusticate any student involved in any form of indecent dressing. The management of the school gave the stern warning in a circular seen by NewsWireNGR.  The circular dated September 7, 2021 warned that any student who defaults the directive will be[Read More…]