Entries by Moses Adeyemi

Doyin Okupe : Time To Hold National Summit On Insecurity

Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has said now is the time for Nigeria to have a national summit to profer solutions to insecurity in the country. In a post on Twitter titled ‘Insecurity And Galloping Inflation,’ Okupe said productivity has declined in the country which is visible in the agricultural sector affected by the activities of herdsmen […]

Oyo State Governor Sacks LAUTECH Vice Chancellor

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has sacked the Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso, Prof Michael Ologunde. The governor’s decision was communicated in a letter through the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Friday. The letter read, “His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State and the visitor […]

United State Imposes Visa Ban On Election Riggers

The United States Government says it has imposed a visa restriction on some individuals for their actions during the January 2021 presidential election in East African country Uganda. US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Friday said all those who interfered with democratic process in the last election were, henceforth, banned from America. “There are […]

Jamb Bars Parent From Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has barred parents from the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination centres. This is as the body also said applicants between 14 and 15-year-old are not qualified to take the examination. JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, was quoted as saying this in a statement obtained by our correspondent on Friday. Newsmen […]

Nigeria Police deploy SWAT officers in state commands

The police authorities have deployed officers of the new Special Weapons and Tactics Team in state commands, Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, has said. Dingyadi stated this on Friday while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme monitored by The PUNCH. He said, “They (SWAT officers) have ended their training and they have been posted […]

Lagos State Government Eases Restrictions On Social Gatherings, Event Centres

The Lagos State Government has further eased restrictions on social gatherings and event centres across the state. This was contained in a press statement titled ‘Lagos State Government eases restrictions on social and event centres’, on Friday. The statement was signed by Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile Yusuff, and the Director-General, […]

Queen Elizabeth Set For 8days Mourning

Queen Elizabeth II will go into an eight-day period of mourning following the death of her husband Prince Philip, Evening Standard reports. The death of the Duke of Edinburgh was announced on Friday in a statement issued by Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip died at the age of 99 after a period of illness that saw him get […]

WAEC To Start By August Not May

The West African Examinations Council, Nigeria, says the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination will commence in August and not May. WAEC also debunked reports by some news platform that it postponed the examination. In a statement on Friday, Acting Head, Public Affairs, WAEC, Nigeria, Demianus Ojijeogu, said WAEC Nigeria Head, Patrick Areghan, was […]

NCDC Confirms Bird Flu Outbreak In 7 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 also called “Bird flu.” The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, on Tuesday in Abuja, while providing highlights of […]