Category National Issue

Lagos State Chairman Of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Bolanle Adeniran, Explains Why Cost Of Drugs Is About To Go Up By A 100%

The Chairman of the Lagos State Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mrs. Bolanle Adeniran, while speaking at an event organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries on Thursday, gave heads up on possible price increase

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Federal Government To Proscribe The Almajiri Phenomena – Babagana Monguno

Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria, but it has become a source of worry for the country because that system does not balance religious education with western style education, causing a high number of out-of-school

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President Muhammadu Buhari Reveals Why He Has Been Appointing Women To Head Nigeria’s Treasury

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed there’s a special reason he has been appointing women to head Nigeria’s treasury since his administration came into power in 2015. The president made the revelation on Wednesday when he received some representatives of Nigerian women on

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Eid-Al-Fitr: Federal Government Declares Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June, 2019 as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-il-Fitr Celebration. The declaration was announced in a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of

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NYSC Moves To Checkmate Age Falsification

In a bid to checkmate age falsification by graduates, the National Youth Service Corps says it has decided to introduce modifications to discharge certificates of youth corpers. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Shuaibu Ibrahim, who made this known when he spoke

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NAPTIP DG, Dame Julie Okah Gives Details On The Gruesome Realities Of Nigerian Women Trapped In Mali

Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah – Donli, has alerted the nation and the entire Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament of the imminent xenophobic attack on

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FG Blames Mass Failure In Mathematics On Poor Teaching

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that the generally poor performance of secondary school pupils in Mathematics examinations in recent times is due to poor teaching and lack of adequate infrastructure. Adamu stated this on Thursday last week

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Suicide Epidemic: Former Presidential Aide, Reno Omokri Proffers Solution

Suicide rates in Nigeria have risen sharply and is now a subject of national concern; former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has however suggested ways to the government of president Muhammadu Buhari to mitigate the unprecedented spike in suicide incidents in

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See Why FG Is Proposing To Stop Cooking Gas Consumers From Owning Cylinders

The Federal Government says it is coming up with a policy that would remove the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders from consumers. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, made this disclosure on Tuesday. Speaking

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One Of Former Abducted Chibok Girl, Palmatah Mutah, Blazes Trail In America

Palmatah Mutah, one of the 276 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Northern Nigeria in 2014 has done well for herself against all odds. Palmatah obtained an associate degree in America last week and is now on the path

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“How my wife died of wrong diagnosis” – APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole Reveals

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has narrated how his late wife, Clara Oshiomhole was a victim of quack medical doctors. Mr Oshiomhole who spoke at the Founders Day and Launching of Endowment fund of the

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Why Customs Boss, Hameed Ali, Is Appealing To Nigerians To Stop Eating Imported Rice

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has appealed to Nigerians to stop eating imported rice. On Thursday in Abuja at a news conference organised by the Ministry of Finance, Ali said the Federal Government has not issued

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Leah Sharibu Trends On Social Media Again

Leah Sharibu, the only schoolgirl remaining in Boko Haram captivity after the Dapchi kidnappings, turns sixteen today. Leah was held back by the terror group for refusing to denounce her Christian faith after the Nigerian government negotiated and paid ransom

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25-Year-Old Victim Of Human Trafficking Shares Her Tales Of Horror To Caution Young Nigerians

Human Trafficking is a crime against humanity. It involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harbouring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them. Every year, thousands of women

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BREAKING: Nigerian Government Secures Release Of Girl Facing Execution, Zainab Aliyu, From Saudi Detention

There is good news after the unfortunate encounter of the Nigerian student, Zainab Aliyu, who has been detained in Saudi Arabia since December 26, on suspicion that she is a drug trafficker. The detained woman faced execution by the Saudi

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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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