Buhari To Travel Next Week

President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The President of Nigeria is listed as number seven on the provincial list of speakers. Buhari is expected to speak after the leaders of Brazil, the United States, Guinea, Switzerland, Jordan and Slovakia. Since his return to Nigeria on August 20, 2017, after 103 days of medical leave in London, Buhari has not attended any public event outside of Aso Villa and his country…

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N7.51 Trillion Borrowed Under Buhari

The Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 states of the federation as well as the Federal Capital Territory have borrowed N7.51tn in the last two years, statistics have revealed. As of June 30, 2015, just a month after the present crop of leaders took over the leadership of the country, Nigeria’s total debt stood at N12.12tn. However, as of June 2017, the nation’s total debt had climbed to N19.63tn, according to the latest debt statistics obtained from the Debt Management Office. The debt stock data released by…

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Court Dismisses Melaye’s Suit

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the suit by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, challenging the validity of the process of recalling him by his constituents. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in his judgment, ordered that the Independent National Electoral Commission “shall proceed with the recall process”. The judgment effectively terminated the earlier ex parte order made by another judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice John Tsoho, on July 6, 2017, directing parties to maintain status quo. But the Justice Dimgba, to whom the case was…

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GPtech Approved By NBTE

By Akinwale Kasali Graig Phillips College of Technology, GPtech, a monotechnic that specialises on development of multimedia to nurture talented and hardworking students in the art of film making has been approved by the National Board of Technical Education, NBTE, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, the Federal and State government. The disclosure was made by the vice-president of the institution, Mr. Phillips Bankole Longe during the graduation of students who were trained for free on a one month course on film editing, scripting, cosmetology, animation, cinematography, motion graphics…

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Ooni: Did Ifa Lie?

Controversies trail the separation of Ooni of Ife and Olori Wuraola By Akinwale Kasali Ifa kii puro, Ifa kii se eke”, which in Yoruba mythology literarily means Ifa oracle cannot lie. But some people have raised doubts on whether the oracle was right in picking the beautiful Olori Wuraola for Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Entan Ogunwusi, as a wife. This has become so following the divorce saga that trailed the marriage barely 17 months after the society wedding. A revered Ifa priest and ‘Professor’ of Yoruba Literature and Mythology,…

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The Rage Of Nature

Nature seem to rage at humans as rains unleash flood all over the world with devastating consequences By Uche Mbah Its a monster. It is deadly. It is a Hurricane. Its in a rage. It is Irma. The purr of Irma touched down at the Florida Keys in a rage, battering the Peninsula with 145mph gusts. It flooded downtown Miami, battering the die hard stay-backs-as for example, st. Petersburg, where many refused to leave- after millions were ordered to evacuate.It left a trail of destruction in the Caribbean, and according…

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