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100 fake professors discovered in Nigerian universities

100 fake professors discovered in Nigerian universities

At least 100 fake professors have been uncovered by the National Universities Commission (NUC) . The Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed who revealed this, said that about 100 fake professors’ details were posted on the NUC website and the commission had to send the names to the various universities for verification. This is contained a recent bulletin of NUC.   He disclosed this at the 2019 retreats for Vice-Chancellors and thanked them for their cooperation with…

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THE QUESTION TO ASK IS WHAT ARE WE DOING?

THE QUESTION TO ASK IS WHAT ARE WE DOING?

THE QUESTION TO ASK IS WHAT ARE WE DOING? The weight of the numerous issues that burdens Nigeria is yet to be ascertained but the effects are definitely in full swing. It’s almost disgusting to talk about the problems that Nigeria faces but someone has to do the dirty work. Dino Melaye’s Dance Video This week, a certain stand-up comedian who was just recently ejected from the senate, ushered us into the new week with a video of him dancing…

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World bank says “extreme poverty may hit Nigeria soon”

World bank says “extreme poverty may hit Nigeria soon”

The World Bank in its 2019 Nigeria Economic Update Report which was released on Monday Decemeber 2, warned that Nigeria might be home to 25 per cent of the world’s destitute people if the government fails to revive economic growth and create jobs. The international finance institution urged the Buhari-led administration to increase domestic revenue, remove trade restrictions and improve the predictability of economic policy following a projection of the number of Nigerians living in extreme poverty increasing by more than 30 million…

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FFK promises to throw weight behind social media bill if politicians face death sentence

FFK promises to throw weight behind social media bill if politicians face death sentence

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, says he will throw his weight behind the controversial hate speech bill if the first victims to be sanctioned are President Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Nasir El-Rufai, Festus Keyamo and Rotimi Amaechi for the ”hateful words they have spoken over the years.”

Basket mouth releases statement concerning his removal as EU ambassador for campaign against sexual violence to women

Basket mouth releases statement concerning his removal as EU ambassador for campaign against sexual violence to women

Reacting to his removal, Basket Mouth released a statement on Instagram. He shared a photo collage of a number of women, including his daughter, his wife, Busola Dakolo, and more and wrote:   Almost every morning in the blogs, on the news, there’s a picture of a man sitting on the floor pleading, the caption is usually in the line of ‘its the devils handwork’ and the topic is from underage defilement, rape or brutality against a woman or minor. I…

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Police confirm the death of two police men in the invasion of Nnamdi kanu lawyer’s house

Police confirm the death of two police men in the invasion of Nnamdi kanu lawyer’s house

In a statement released by the command’s spokesperson Haruna Mohammed, the police alleged that there was a formal complaint against Ifeanyi Ejiofor, a member of the proscribed IPOB in Oraifite on alleged case of abduction, assault occasioning harm and malicious damage to property. He further disclosed that some IPOB members attacked police officers upon arriving the house and ended up setting ablaze a police patrol van. Mohammed said two police officers were killed in the attack while others received machete cuts. …

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Bode George appeals to foreign nations not to loan Buhari any more money

Bode George appeals to foreign nations not to loan Buhari any more money

Chief Olabode George, a Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to foreign nations not to lend President Muhammadu Buhari any money, saying the wastages in Nigeria is alarming. Speaking in a chat with DAILY INDEPENDENT on the $29.96billion 2016-2018 external borrowing plan sent by President Buhari to the Senate for its consideration and approval, George said foreign nations will be laughing at Nigeria for borrowing money while a lot of financial wastages was going on…

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Federal high court orders Saraki’s houses to be forfeited to F.G

Federal high court orders Saraki’s houses to be forfeited to F.G

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the forfeiture of two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State belonging to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Justice Rilwan Aikawa gave the order citing section 17 of the advance fee fraud and other related offences act 14, 2006 and section 44(2)B of the 1999 Constitution.Ad The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), represented by its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, had applied to the court requesting the temporary forfeiture of Saraki’s property. The…

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