6.3m children died in 2017-UN

6.3m children died in 2017-UN

A United Nations’ study says no fewer than 6.3 million children under the age of 15 died from mostly preventable causes in 2017. The new report compiled by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the UN Population Division and the World Bank, estimates that one child dies every […]

Many troubles of MTN

Many troubles of MTN

These are not the best of times for MTN Nigeria, the leading telecommunications operator in the country, and a subsidiary of Africa’s largest telecoms network with operation in about 22 countries. In recent times, the company has faced many challenges ranging from allegations of infractions for which it incurred the wrath of the Nigerian Communication […]

Buhari speaks on death of Saifura Khorsa, threat to Leah Sharibu

Buhari speaks on death of Saifura Khorsa, threat to Leah Sharibu

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigeria’s international partners and others who have influence on the terrorists group, Boko Haram, to prevail on it to stop its atrocities. Buhari made the call just as he commiserated with Red Cross over the killing of one of its aid workers, Saifura Khorsa. Khorsa was kidnapped along with […]

Flooding in four states is national disaster –NEMA

Flooding in four states is national disaster –NEMA

Flooding in four states of the country have been declared as national disaster. The four states are Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra. This is as eight other states have been put under watch. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, made the declaration just as the governor of Kogi, one of the […]

Prosecute Kemi Adeosun now, SPN tells Buhari

Prosecute Kemi Adeosun now, SPN tells Buhari

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) has urged the Federal Government to ensure the prosecution of former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over certificate forgery. Adeosun was indicted over the forgery of her National Youths Service Corps Exemption Certificate and has resigned. It was gathered that she left the country shortly after her resignation on […]

Presenting Linda Ikeji’s son, Baby J

Presenting Linda Ikeji’s son, Baby J

Linda Ikeji started her new story by announcing the arrival of her son, Baby J. That’s what she has called him even before putting to bed. The baby arrived on Monday, September 17, in Atlanta, Georgia and the message was on her Instagram page. “Oh dear Lord, I am a mum.  Baby J is here!  He was […]

Diamond Awards for Media Excellence calls for entries

Diamond Awards for Media Excellence calls for entries

Organiser of one of the leading media awards programmes in the country, Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME), has called for entries for the 2018 edition. Only works done and published in 2017 are qualified. The programme features 25 different categories. The statement announcing the invitation reads: DAME INVITES ENTRIES FOR 27TH EDITION IN 25 […]

Certificate forgery: After Adeniran, Obono-Obla must go –CACOL

Certificate forgery:  After Adeniran, Obono-Obla must go –CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has welcomed the decision of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to resign from office over lingering allegations that she possesses a forged National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, exemption certificate. Mr. Ikenna Aghagbobi, CACOL ’s media and publications officer, in a statement on Saturday, quoted Mr. Debo […]

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