Category Archives: Breaking

Jailing Corrupt People Is Wasteful – Prof. Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration under President Muhammadu Buhari for stepping up the fight against corruption in the country in a bid to ensure good governance and development. However, he lamented that jailing corrupt people was a desperate and wasteful effort given…

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I Have Sleepless Nights Over The Level Of Extreme Poverty In Nigeria – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s number two citizen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the rate at which extreme poverty unfolds in Nigeria gives him a lot of worries. Speaking  at a dinner and Interactive Session with Faculty Members, Harvard Business School (HBS) in Lagos, the VP made this known. The vice president featured alongside Srikant Datar, Professor…

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Newspaper Headlines Of The Day! -Wednesday 19/06/19-Punch,Guardian, Daily Sun & Business Day

“Soldiers’ Inadequate Commitment Affecting Insurgency War – Buratai” – The Punch It’s another cool morning here in Lagos, and to remain in a cozy position, here are the front pages of your favorite newspapers for Wednesday, 19th of June 2019, ranging from Punch, Guardian, Daily Sun and Business Day. “UK Warns Against Travel To 21…

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Federal Ministry Stopped Us From Fixing Apapa Wharf Road – Nigerian Ports Authority

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing prevented it from fixing some parts of the deplorable Apapa port access roads. The agency spoke in reaction to wide condemnation by some port stakeholders, following a recent incident where a 40-foot container fell on three cars in Lagos. The General Manager,…

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UI Maintains ‘200’ UTME Score Benchmark, Admits 4000 New Students, Rejects 16,000

The University of Ibadan on Tuesday held an orientation programme for the newly admitted 4,000 students out of over 20,000 who sat its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.  According to NAN,  the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the university, Prof Kayode Adebowale, presided over the three-day event. The  DVC said, “The number of candidates for the university…

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UBA Foundation Celebrates International Day of the African Child, with Special Reading, Mentoring Sessions

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Monday, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the African Child. The day which has been set aside by the United Nations to celebrate children in Africa, recognises the courage of students who marched for…

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Robbery Suspect Snatches Woman’s Wedding Ring and Swallows It

A suspected traffic robber has allegedly swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her in the Oshodi area of Lagos State. The suspect, 19-year-old Taofeek Adebayo, was on Friday arrested by the men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command at OshodiOke together with his accomplice, Toheeb Tijani, 20,…

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