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University of Calabar Resumes February 5
University of Calabar Resumes February 5

University of Calabar Resumes February 5

The University of Calabar will resume on February 5 for the 2019/2020 academic session. A statement by the Registrar & Secretary to Council, Gabriel Egbe, announced the resumption date following the approval by the Senate of the University. According to Egbe, “This is to inform the general... read more »

IGP Orders Arrest of Sunday Igboho
IGP Orders Arrest of Sunday Igboho

IGP Orders Arrest of Sunday Igboho

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, over an eviction order on Fulanis in Oyo State. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this in an interview with BBC Hausa. He told BBC... read more »

Don’t Rely on Politicians to Defend Your Territories, Kanu Warns S'West Youths
Don’t Rely on Politicians to Defend Your...

Don’t Rely on Politicians to Defend Your Territories, Kanu Warns S’We...

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has asked Yoruba youths to defend their land and forests against gunmen attacks. Kanu alleged that politicians could not defend the South-west if the youths rely solely on them for security. The IPOB leader in a statement issued... read more »

CBN to Shut Accounts of Diaspora Remittance Violators
CBN to Shut Accounts of Diaspora Remitta...

CBN to Shut Accounts of Diaspora Remittance Violators

The Central Bank of Nigeria has threatened to suspend the operating licences of operators who continue to violate rules guiding diaspora remittances into the country. The apex bank said it would not tolerate the explicit flouting of its directive that all remittances be paid to beneficiaries in... read more »

My Gay Son Not a Criminal, to be Celebrated in Nigeria and Globally – Okupe
My Gay Son Not a Criminal, to be Celebra...

My Gay Son Not a Criminal, to be Celebrated in Nigeria and Globally – Okupe...

Doyin Okupe, a former presidential aide has said his gay son, Bolu Okupe, is not a criminal and will one day be celebrated in Nigeria and globally. Bolu had disclosed his sexuality through an Instagram post that pictured him holding a rainbow flag with the caption, “Yes I’m Gay AF.” In his... read more »

2021 Forbes List: Dangote, Adenugu, Rabiu Among Africa’s Top 10 Billionaires

2021 Forbes List: Dangote, Adenugu, Rabiu Among Africa’s Top 10 Billionaires

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote has made the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday as the richest person in Africa, a position he has held for the past 10 years. Also,... read more »

Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK, others

Supreme Court Rejects Request to Unfreeze Abacha’s Accounts in UK, others

The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined the request by a brother to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Alhaji Ali Abacha, to unfreeze the accounts traced to him and relatives of the late Head of... read more »

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Joe Erico is Dead

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Joe Erico is Dead

Joe Erico, former Nigerian goalkeeper and assistant coach of the Super Eagles has died. Erico, widely known as ‘Jogo Bonito Exponent,’ was the goalkeeper of Electricity Connectors of... read more »

My Son’s Gay Status a Spiritual Challenge – Doyin Okupe

My Son’s Gay Status a Spiritual Challenge – Doyin Okupe

Dr Doyin Okupe, former Presidential Spokesperson has said his son’s decision to go public about his gay status is a spiritual challenge. The former Senior Special Assistant on Public... read more »

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions... read more »