Why NYSC Should Be Scrapped Now

Like By Sebastine Ebhuomhan Sir: If it is true that Nigerians do not need the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate for appointment into ministerial and, ipso facto, other public offices at the federal, state and other levels as a court of competent jurisdiction has in unquestionable wisdom delivered in a landmark judgment, it is now crystal clear too that the NYSC has outlived its …

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How Boko Haram Terrorists Forcibly Take One Out Of 40 Cows From Herders, Issue Tags, Receipts In Yobe

Like According to a report by SaharaReporters, the Islamic West African Province-Boko Haram terrorist groups have taken over the Gonisaleri, Dawayya, and Abari villages in the Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State. A resident in the area told SaharaReporters that people in the community, particularly herdsmen are compelled to pay levies/taxes to insurgents. According to him, insurgents visit herders, count the number of cows …

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2023 Presidency: Governor Yahaya Bello Kicks Against Zoning, Says It Is Not Recognized By the Constitution

Like The Governor of Kogi State has frowned at the thought of zoning the 2023 presidential tickek of his party. According to Yahaya Bello, the 1999 Constitution does not recognise the zoning of the Presidency. He said this just days after southern governors issued a communique after a meeting in Lagos demanding that the next president of Nigeria must come from their region. Speaking on …

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TAMPAN Suspends Yomi Fabiyi Indefinitely Over Oko Iyabo Movie

Like According to The PUNCH, the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners’ Association has suspended Yomi Fabiyi over his recently released movie, ‘Oko Iyabo’. The association made this known on Monday in a statement titled, ‘TAMPAN suspends Yomi Fabiyi indefinitely for gross professional misconducts & unethical practices.’ The statement read in part, “Having listened to the detailed defense of Mr. Yomi Fabiyi, who is the …

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Youths Own The Future But Less Equipped -Kumuyi

Like The General Overseer of Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Chancellor, Anchor University, Lagos, Pastor William Kumuyi, says Nigeria and other African countries must empower the younger generation because they are the future. Kumuyi made this assertion at the maiden convocation ceremony and awards of first degrees and prizes on Friday in Lagos. The convocation ceremony was tagged: “The Emergence of Peculiar Pearls (Class of …

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22 parties besiege INEC office, protest exclusion from Anambra poll

Like Not less than 22 political parties besieged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Abuja on Friday to submit names and particulars of candidates for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. The parties, which were part of the 74 parties deregistered by INEC last year, insisted they must be on the ballot papers. They claimed to have obtained a declarative judgment by the …

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We’re on different lanes, Burna Boy speaks on competing with Wizkid

Like Grammy award-winning singer, Burna boy insists there’s no competition between him and colleague turned friend, Wizkidayo. Speaking in a recent live broadcast with American–Haitian Hip Hop disc jockey, DJ Whookid on ‘WHOOARMY LIVE’, the ‘Twice as Tall’ crooner admitted that there are but a few similarities between Wizzy and himself. He however said they are on different lanes. When asked about fans beef and …

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Abducted lecturers, students of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic regain freedom

Like Abducted lecturers and students of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna, have regained freedom, an official said on Friday. The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Malam Abdullahi Shehu, made the disclosure in Zaria in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ((NAN). Shehu said that the two lecturers and six students regained freedom on Thursday night and had been reunited with their families after spending …

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LG poll: Ogun APC leaders protest alleged imposition of candidate

Like Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Arigbajo ward, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State have protested the alleged imposition of a candidate on the ward. The party ward leaders appealed to the state Governor, Dapo Abiodun and other chieftains of the party to wade into the crisis as a result of the alleged imposition of a candidate on them. The aggrieved …

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Reps probe $3.2bn Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project, grill NRC, contractors

Like An Ad Hoc Committee of the House of Representatives has queried the award Port Harcourt-Maiduguri narrow gauge railway project for the $3.2bn when there is a subsisting N72bn rehabilitation project on the same rail line. The committee chaired by Abubakar Nalaraba issued the query at its investigative hearing in Abuja on Thursday. The committee asked why the project, which was awarded since 2011, was …

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Pope to lead Sunday Angelus prayer from hospital

Like Pope Francis will lead Sunday’s Angelus prayer from the Rome hospital where he is recovering from colon surgery, the Vatican said Friday. “The Angelus will be recited from the 10th floor of the A. Gemelli University Hospital,” spokesman Matteo Bruni said, adding Francis was continuing to improve following last Sunday’s operation. The pope continues to “eat regularly” and has “resumed his work” just five …

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Protesting youths block highway as bandits abduct 14 in Kaduna

Like Gunmen have invaded Ungwan Gimbiya, near Juji in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, kidnapping no fewer than 14 residents. The hoodlums, it was learnt, attacked the community at 10:30pm on Wednesday. The kidnapping led to a protest by youths in the area. It was gathered that the bandits later released two nursing mothers and two hypertensive elderly patients when they noticed …

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Igboho drags FG before Abuja court, demands release of detained aides

Like Chief Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, for the release of his aides arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services at his house in the Soka area of Ibadan on July 1. Counsel for the Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Yomi Aliyu (SAN), told our correspondent on the telephone on Thursday that he had filed an action …

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