VIDEO: I was sexually assaulted at 17 –Chimamanda Adichie

SEE VIDEO BELOW Oluwakemi Abimbola Awarding winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, joined the #MeToo movement as she shared the story of her sexual assault at age 17. She disclosed this during an address at the just concluded Stockholm Forum for Gender Equality. Adichie, who delivered the closing keynote address, shared how she had written […]

Osinbajo challenges youths to brace up for political leadership

— 19th April 2018 Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday challenged Nigerian youths to brace up for assuming political leadership of the country in the years ahead. According to him, Nigerian youths must be be ready for the political offices they intend to occupy, pointing out that leadership positions are not automatic. He […]

Osun Assembly passes N179.2bn Appropriation Bill

Osun Assembly passes N179.2bn Appropriation Bill — 19th April 2018 Clement Adeyi,  Osogbo Osun House of Assembly has passed  2018 appropriation bill of N179.2 billion. The passage followed a motion moved  by the leader of house,  Mr Timothy Owoeye and seconded by Mr Kamil Oyedele,  the House Chairman  on Finance and Appropriation at the plenary yesterday […]

APC releases timetable for congresses, national convention

— 19th April 2018 Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC), has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the party’s congresses and national convention, picking May 14, 2018 as the culmination of the activities with an elective convention scheduled to hold in Abuja. In the schedule of activities signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, […]

Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely

Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely — 19th April 2018 A professor at the centre of a sexual harassment sex-for-marks scandal, Mr Richard Akindele, has been suspended by his university, having been found culpable and liable of serious misconduct by an investigative committee set up to look into the allegations. Akindele, a professor at the […]

CHAN Eagles receive N3m each

Super Eagles players at the 2018 Africa Nations Championships reportedly have been paid N3m million each for their troubles at the tournament where they came second behind hosts Morocco. The payment it was gathered was their share of the prize money from the tournament as well as the outstanding win bonus in the semi-final. “The […]

Taraba killings: Soldiers arrest suspected masterminds of Fulani killers, others

— 15th April 2018 Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian army said soldiers on internal security operations in Taraba State have arrested two persons suspected to be the masterminds of recent attacks in that state. The suspects, Danasebe Gasama and one Danjuma a.k.a.  American, according to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, are responsible for […]

Nigeria’s growing population: A blessing or a curse?

— 15th April 2018 Since the National Population Commission (NPC) revealed that the population of Nigeria has official reached 198 million, experts have lent their voices to its benefits to the economy. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) captured some of such debates at the Vanguard Economic Discourse with the themed “Economy in Recession: Pitfalls, […]

Who is Danjuma Speaking for? By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | April 15, 2018 – On 19th October, 2001, 19 soldiers were viciously murdered by suspected Tiv militia in Benue State. In a retaliatory action, soldiers from the 23rd Armoured Brigade invaded some villages including Zaki Biam. When the operations ended, over a hundred villagers had been killed while […]

Nigeria loses $70m annually to illegal fishing –Navy

Nigeria loses $70m annually to illegal fishing –Navy — 14th April 2018 Philip Nwosu About $70 million is lost annually to illegal unreported and unregulated fishing in Nigeria, so the Nigerian Navy has said. Addressing student of the United States War College on a study tour to Nigeria, at the naval base in Lagos, the Navy […]

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