Category National Issue

BREAKING: FG of Nigeria Announces Implementation Of New Minimum Wage Is In Effect

It’s been a long time coming and Nigerian workers finally can heave a sigh of relief as the federal government under  President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the immediate implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage. The law according

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Federal Government Set To Prosecute Parents Who Refuse To Enroll Their Children In School

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu says Nigeria will soon effect policy to prosecute parents who refuse to enroll their children of school age, in schools across the country. Adamu made this known in Abuja on Monday, while addressing

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“I Am Afraid To Go To School Again” – 3-Year Old Lagos School Building Collapse Survivor

A 3-year old survivor of the recent school building collapse at Ita Faji on Lagos Island, Kabiru Sasore, has expressed his fear at going to school again. Narrating his experience, the little man said he was eating in his classroom

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“Are We Sweeping This Under The Carpet, Too?” -Singer, Simi Insinuates As She Reacts To Ita Faji School Building Collapse

Nigerian singer, Simisola Ogunleye, 30, has reacted to the ill-fated school building collapse at Ita Faji, Lagos; which has reportedly claimed lives with several left badly wounded. Taking to her Twitter page, the award-winning singer, who has always advocated for

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International Women’s Day: Presidency Celebrates 31 High-Profile Female Appointees In President Buhari’s Administration

To celebrate the 2019 International Women’s Day -March 8, 2019;- the presidency acknowledged 31 high-profile female appointees who are making waves and representing well in President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Administration. Below are their names and offices (in no particular order) as

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Has This Message For You From Her 90-Year Old Father, Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo And It Is Thought-Provoking

In this season of elections in Nigeria, former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 64, has relayed a message to all from her 90-year old father, the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Prof Chukwuka Okonjo, and it is thought-provoking. Sharing a lovely photo

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On Nigeria & Elections: Mom-Of-2, Georgina Onuoha Slams CNN For This

This is known all over the world to be electioneering period in Nigeria. As a result, citizens trooped out en-masse to exercise their civic duties casting their votes for their preferred aspirants in the presidential, senate and house of representative

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President Buhari Makes Double Sure His First Lady, Aisha Is Loyal In Viral Election Video

Pictures abound of Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari laughing heartily or causing those around him to do so, but that image is not something many Nigerians can relate with. For the better part, he is perceived as a former military ruler

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#ArewaMeToo: SARS Arrests Sexual Abuse Activist, Maryam Awaisu For This Appalling Reason

It is disheartening to see the lid culture and religion has placed on humans across the world; most especially in Africa. A movement, #ArewaMeToo, trended on Twitter over the weekend. This movement saw women and a few men from the

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Why “Petrol Is To Be Sold At N140 Per Litre From Wednesday February 20, 2019” – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members nationwide to reduce petroleum pump price from N145 to N140 per litre from Wednesday, February 20, till Monday, February 25; 2019 lasting 5-days. This was made known in

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“This Is Blatant Disregard!” -Toke Makinwa Reacts To INEC, Shares An Heartbreaking Photo

Nigerian OAP, Toke Makinwa, 34, has learnt her voice to the now postponed 2019 general elections’ matter currently being talked about by everyone. Taking to her Instagram page, the author of ‘On Becoming’ shared a photo of some youth corp

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INEC Postpones 2019 Elections, Nigerians React

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections initially scheduled to hold today, February 16, 2019. In the same vein, the Gubernatorial and State House Of Assembly elections initially scheduled to

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Bereaved Mom, Judy Akpala Cries Out After Son, Paul Junior Dies From NHA Management’s Ineptitude

A bereaved Nigerian mom, Judy Onwuachuke Akpala has cried out after her 17-year old first son, Paul Kelechi Akpala Jnr died from National Hospital, Abuja’s management’s ineptitude. According to the story as relayed by the distressed mom, Paul Jnr could

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“Anyone Caught Stealing Underpants Might Be Charged With Attempted Murder Henceforth”- PPRO, Dolapo Badmos

Just as the year 2018 was moving to a end, a growing report of theft of ladies’ underpants proliferated the news across different Nigerian states, after many perpetrators were caught and arrested by vigilant members of community or police. READ

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Omotola Ekeinde On Why “Women Should Be Taught Self-Defense From Primary School.”

One of Nigeria’s leading actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has thrown her weight behind the #YabaMarketMarch pulled by some group of women over the weekend. Taking to Twitter, the mom-of-4 advocated that women should be taught self defense from school and also,

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Aftermath Of Taking Fake Anti-malaria Drug, Innocent Little Boy Battles For Life

Nigerian man, Promise Amahah took to his Facebook page to narrate the pathetic story of a little boy who is battling for his life because fake anti-malaria drugs were administered to him. Sharing photos of the innocent boy, Amahah who

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NAPTIP Warns Against Illegal Adoption Of Children Amidst The Conviction of 5 People

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned Nigerians against illegal adoption of children. The Director-General of the body, Ms Julie Okah-Donle issued the caution in a statement in Abuja, on Friday while reacting to

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Government Officials Accost Fake Blind Beggars Using Rented Kids For Their ‘Trade’ In Anambra| Photos

Nigerian man, Chika Ibeneme has taken to his Facebook page to share the unpalatable story of fake female blind beggars in Anambra state, who would rent children at N1,000 per day to carry out their ungodly vocation of attracting sympathy

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Muslim Students Protest Over Hijab Wearing at International School Ibadan (ISI)

Following the protest on to wear or not to wear hijab at The International School Ibadan (ISI), the school has been closed until further notice. The atmosphere in the school had been tensed for weeks following this face-off between the

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Federal Government Of Nigeria Declares Tuesday As Public Holiday To Celebrate Eid-El Maulud

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, November 20, 2018; as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, called on Muslim faithfuls to

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Hairstylist, Olorogun Marbel Recounts How She Was Unjustly Arrested, Detained, Extorted And Sexually Harassed By SARS Operatives

A Nigerian hairstylist and fashion designer identified as Olorogun Marbel Peters took to her Instagram page to share an unpalatable encounter she had with some SARS operatives. Recall that just a day ago, popular TV personality, IK Osakioduwa had recounted

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Woman, Oghene Karo Battered For Resisting A Rapist, Police Role Pathetic

Nigerian woman, Oghene Karo, who recently, was a victim of rape has taken to social media to narrate her ordeal. According to the young woman, she was battered by the rapist identified as Wale who lives somewhere in Oluyole, Ibadan,

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Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Cautions Nigerians As Poisoned Beans Flood Markets

A few days ago, the video of beans sellers lacing their product with an insecticide went viral. (Read Here) Well, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Friday has cautioned Nigerians about the availability of poisoned beans sold in the markets which

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Father, Njama Paul Takes Extreme Measures To Support Newborn Lying Critically Ill In Teaching Hospital, Calabar

Nigerian man, Njama Paul Asu with Twitter handle @Njamapaul has taken to same to recount the extreme he took to provide alternative power source for his newborn son who is in a critical state at the University Of Calabar teaching

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Did You Know That Nigeria Has More HIV-Infected Babies Than Anywhere In The World? See Shocking Report By Prof Isaac Adewole

The Federal Government has confirmed a report which ranks Nigeria first on the list of countries with high record of HIV-infected babies via mother-to-child transmission in the world. This report given by an international survey was confirmed by the Federal

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