WAEC timetable anti-Muslim – MURIC reacts

Share this on WhatsAppMuslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the timetable of the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The body said the dates clashed with Muslims’ Friday prayers. The examination will commence on the 17th August, 2020. MURIC Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement on Monday …

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South African Company: Shoprite to stop operation in Nigeria

Share this on WhatsAppShoprite Holdings Limited, a South African company with hundreds of outlets in Nigeria, says it may not continue operation in the country. The company stated this in its “Operational and Voluntary Trading Update” released on Monday. It said this was due to the effect of the coronavirus …

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See why I tried to kill myself on Third Mainland Bridge – A young man narrates

Share this on WhatsAppThe Lagos State police command has rescued a 45-year-old man identified as Adeyinka Abiodun who attempted to commit suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge. The man in question tried to kill himself over a N500,000 debt he owed a microfinance bank. Bala Elkana, the Lagos police spokesperson, …

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NDDC Contract: Akpabio names top government officials who benefited from NDDC contracts (SEE NAMES)

Share this on WhatsAppTwo former governors of Delta State, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, and former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu have been linked to the various contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Also linked to the contracts in the letter submitted to the House …

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Lagos government lists guidelines for reopening of schools on Monday

Share this on WhatsAppAs students in exit classes prepare to resume in Lagos on Monday, August 3, the Office of Education Quality Assurance has issued guidelines for re-opening of schools. It urged owners to adhere to the guidelines, as reopening and assessment of schools will be done simultaneously. The Director-General, …

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Loans: President Buhari dragged to court

Share this on WhatsAppSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammad Buhari to publish details of loans obtained by his government since May 29, 2015. The details should include interest rates, total amount of debts incurred, as well as projects the …

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Insurgency in the northeast: Saboteurs in military behind lingering crisis – Gov Zulum said

Share this on WhatsAppBorno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has said that the explanation given to him by the military field commanders on the attack on his convey and general security situation in Baga town was not acceptable to the government and people of the state. Zulum, who spoke to newsmen …

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Donald Trump set to ban Chinese video app, TikTok

Share this on WhatsAppUnited States President, Donald Trump, has announced plans to ban Chinese-owned app TikTok. The American leader disclosed that he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. The intelligence community had warned that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the …

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Only a foolish old man will marry a young lady – Evans Ebenezer Obey insists

Share this on WhatsAppMusic maestro, Ebenezer Obey, has lambasted old men who go after young women for marriage. He condemned such instances, noting that ladies just starting life should be left for their peers. The Nigerian legend said this in an interview with The Nation. Nicknamed “Chief Commander”, Ebenezer Remilekun …

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Passenger dies onboard Abuja-bound Air Peace flight on Friday

Share this on WhatsAppA 72-year-old male passenger died on an Air Peace Flight P47182 from Calabar to Abuja Flight P47182 on Friday. The deceased allegedly had a case of paraplegia due to spinal injury since 2019 was travelling for medical check-up in Abuja. He became very sick mid-flight and upon …

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