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Alarming! Professor Abba Heladu Says 70 Million Nigerians Cannot Read Or Write

Professor Abba Haladu, the Executive Secretary for the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) has said about 70 million Nigerians cannot read or write. He stated this in an interview with NAN in Kano on Friday. According to Haladu, the commission is focusing on strategies to increase literacy level, as more…

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Independence Day! Buhari Warns Nigerians Against Disruptive Forces Hidden In Social Media

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians to beware of disruptive forces which he said were hidden in social media. Buhari said this in his national broadcast aired early on Monday, 1st of October, to mark the nation’s 58th independence anniversary. He urged Nigerians to all rise to the responsibility of shutting out “those disruptive and…

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Delusional Nigerian Parents Arrested In US For Killing Son During A 40-days Dry Fast 

Nigerian parents, Titilayo and Kehinde Omosebi, have been arrested by the Reedsburg Police in Wisconsin, US, after their son, Ayanfe, starved to death, leaving another child emaciated during a religious fast. According to the Facebook page of Reedsburg Police, the father of the deceased, Kehinde walked into the police station to report that his son…

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80 Million Persons Already Registered For 2019 Election -INEC

Actress Mercy Johnson & Husband Prince Odi Okojie registering for PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday revealed that it had received additional 11 million voters registration as at August 5 which is to be added to the existing 70 million registrants, making over 80 million Nigerians registered for 2019 general elections. Meanwhile INEC has set…

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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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Polish Police Hold Nigerian Man Wanted In US Over $7m Fraud

Poland’s police say they have arrested a Nigerian man who is wanted in the United States for alleged cyberfraud and extortion done over the internet totaling an estimated $7 million. The Police Central Bureau of Investigation said in a communique Wednesday that the 27-year-old Nigerian was tracked down in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, as…

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