Category Archives: Breaking

Youths May Determine 2019 Election – INEC Chairman

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could be the ones to determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections. He also revealed that in addition to 68 existing political parties, the commission was processing over 130 fresh applications from associations seeking to…

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Osinbajo Sacks DSS DG, Daura, Replaces Him With Seiyefa

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura and replaced him with the most senior Director in the Department of State Service (DSS), Matthew Seiyefa. According to Punch, a top government official confirmed that Daura was “handed over to law enforcement agents” immediately after his appointment…

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Buk Expels 33 Students Over Examination Malpractice

The authorities of the Bayero University Kano have expelled 33 students for their alleged involvement in various forms of examination malpractice during the first-semester examination for the 2017/ 2018 academic session. According to a statement signed by the Acting Director, Directorate of Examinations and Records, Hajiya Amina Abdullahi, the Senate of the university approved the…

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Senator Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

Senator Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position as the Senate Minority Leader. The senator took to his official twitter account @SenatorAkpabio on Tuesday, August 7 to announce his resignation which came into effect on August 4 The letter read in part:  “This letter is to formally inform you of my resignation as the senate minority leader with…

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Video: “Shame! Shame! Shame!” Honorable EJ Agbonayinma Booed As He Enters National Assembly

Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma, representing Egor/Ikpobaoka constituency, Edo State, was booed by a group of youths at the national assembly gate on his way to a sitting of the lawmakers. The honorable, who gained his seat in the house under the banner of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), but later on defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC), was booed by…

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Open Accounts, Check Balances & Carry Out Other Banking Services On WhatsApp! UBA Launches ‘Leo’

Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) who recently clinched the Euro money awards as the Best Digital Bank in Africa, is once again asserting itself as a pace setter. UBA’s chat banker, Leo has launched in pilot mode on WhatsApp and will be fully available to customers by September 1st, 2018. With Leo…

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Nigerian Heptathlete Moe ‘Wonder’ Sasegbon Sets New High Jump Record

Young and exceptional British born Nigerian heptathlete, Moe Sasegbon, popularly known as ‘Moe Wonder’ has set a new personal best of 1.85m in high jump at the UK Women’s league in Crawley, England, where she finished in first place. The current national high jump record which stands at 1.95m is held by Nigerian female track…

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