AJIMOBI REOPENS CLOSED SCHOOLS BUT KEEPS PROTESTING STUDENTS AT HOME UNTIL THEY APOLOGISE

The Oyo State Government has reopened public secondary schools earlier closed in the wake of the education crisis in the state. The crisis was due to opposition to Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s proposed policy to involve private bodies in the operation of the schools. The schools will resume on July 11. However, pupils of 17 schools who protested against Mr. Ajimobi’s policy over fear the governor was planning to privatize their schools will remain at home. This information was contained in a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Toye Arulogun,…

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SACK BURATAI OR ASK HIM TO RESIGN, FALANA TELLS BUHARI

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, if the army chief fails to voluntarily resign following the revelation that he purchased properties worth $1.5m in Dubai. Falana said in a statement that despite Buratai’s commendable feat of leading the Nigerian Army to defeat Boko Haram in the North East, the war on corruption was also a must-win for the Buhari Administration. The lawyer ‎described as a “cock and bull story” the explanation by the…

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HUSBAND DISAPPEARS AFTER WIFE GAVE BIRTH TO TWINS, HOW HE WANTED PREGNANCY ABORTED

A man identified as Mr Martin Nwosu reportedly ran way as his wife was at the verge of delivering a set of twins in Abuja recently. The whole scenario started when the man reportedly told the wife to abort the pregnancy, saying that he did not want to have more babies, but the woman, Mrs Gloria Johnson, refused to abort the pregnancy. While speaking to Saturday Tribune, Mrs Johnson said that months into her pregnancy, Nwosu packed out of the house owing to his inability to live up to his…

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WE ARE STILL THE BEST OF FRIENDS EVEN AFTER 21 YRS OF BEING TOGETHER- FIDELIS DUKER

Nollywood producer and founder of Abuja International Film Festival, Fidelis Duker, is  enjoying the benefit of early marriage. He kept his vow  when he impregnated his wife,Temitope, at a very young age, and went ahead to marry her despite the odds. Today, the couple are better off for it, as their children are all grown up. Their first daughter will be 20 in another two years when they will be marking their twentieth wedding anniversary. In this encounter, Fidelis recounts some of the challenges he faced with his wife four…

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SCHOOLGIRLS DRAFTED INTO PROSTITUTION: HOW WE WERE HYPNOTISED & MADE TO SLEEP WITH 20 MEN A DAY

By Emmanuel Unah Four schoolgirls have narrated how they were recruited into prostitution by a suspected human trafficker, Abigail Nweke Alo, in an alleged brothel located in Calabar business area. Felicia Nzuworgar, 17, Patience Williams, 18, Angela Benjamin, 17 and Charity Nkwogor, all from Okun and Vandeikya Local Government Areas of Benue State, said Abigail, who they called ‘Chairlady’, took them from their homes, in January, under the pretense that she was taking them to Lagos where she had a drinking spot to work as sales girls but ended up…

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MAY D AND PAPPY J FIND THEMSELVES ON DIFFERENT SIDES OF DIVIDED P SQUARE

You know they have gone their separate ways, but it seems their music families also took sides. We all know Kaffy’s husband, Pappi J is with Peter and officially signed to his record label and also a part of his band, but what was however not clear was, on whose side may D (a former signee of the twin brothers) was. But yesterday, the clear picture surfaced. May D is on Paul’s side and they are both currently out of the country to attend the three shows P-Square was billed…

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FG TO PHASE OUT MUD HOUSES IN THE COUNTRY

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnay Onu yesterday said that the Federal Government is developing a draft action for the phasing out of mud houses across the country. Speaking during his visit to the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state, Onu noted that the task would be made possible through research that would bring about cheap building materials that would enable Nigerians have affordable decent houses. He maintained that it is the desire of the government led by…

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