NASARAWA SUBEB BLOWS 45MIL TO TRAIN 1,000 TEACHERS IN 5 DAYS

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa The Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board has explained how it spent N45 million in one week to train one thousand primary school teachers. The Board made this disclosure in response to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), asking it to disclose how “the government spent Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds on primary school education between 2015 and 2019.” This development was disclosed today in a statement by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare. The government’s response followed FOI…

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EFCC ARRESTS AKWA IBOM DIRECTOR AIDS

Operatives  of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Uyo Zonal Office have arrested the Director and Project Manager of Akwa Ibom State Agency for Centre of AIDS, Dr Nkereuwem Akpan for allegedly embezzling N30million fund meant  for HIV/AIDS programmes in the state. The programmes include outreach, sensitisation, HIV testing and counselling; the purchase of screening and confirmatory test tiebreaker. The suspect was arrested on Thursday following intelligence gathering on how he allegedly misappropriated the said funds which paid to the Agency in November 2018 by the office of the…

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BUHARI RETURNS TO ABUJA AFTER OIC MEETING, SEE PICS

President Buhari is back from Saudi Arabia. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad shared photos as PMB returns. President @MBuhari returns to Abuja, after attending the 14th Summit of the OIC in Makkah, the KSA. At the OIC Summit PMB noted with delight the decision of the organisation to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad. https://mobile.twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1135234101060022273  

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MEN INSERT BOTTLE INSIDE A LADY’S PRIVATE PART FOR STEALING PHONE

A Shocking video has drawn massive outrage on Nigerian Social Media with many calling for the Police to investigate and bring the culprits to book. The video posted online by a Twitter User, “@shetti_official” shows a group of young men molesting an unclad lady by inserting an empty coca-cola bottle in her private parts. According to eyewitness reports, the lady allegedly stole a mobile phone and the men decided to ‘punish’ her by carrying out the Dastard act. Politics Nigeria could not ascertain the location in Nigeria where the incident…

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GOMBE GOVERNOR FINALLY NAMES TOP AIDES CANCELS APPOINTMENTS, CONTRACTS AWARDED AFTER MARCH 10

After keeping people of the State in suspense for many days since his inauguration last Wednesday 29th May, 2019, Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has made his first set of appointments with the announcement of Professor Ibrahim Njodi, the immediate past Vice Chancellor of University of Maiduguri as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The also approved appointment of 11 others as contained in a statement signed by the Director Administration and Finance Government House Gombe, Mohammed Umar copies of which was made available to newsmen in Gombe on…

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COZA PASTOR, PLAYS DUMB OVER ACCUSATIONS OF SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH YOUNG CHURCH MEMBERS

Biodun Fatoyinbo – COZA Pastor Many expected Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo to address the sex scandal issued against him during the week, while preaching at the COZA service today but he smartly ignored it. Instead the COZA Church service went on in its normal routine even as Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo shared photos of himself and his wife on his Instagram page to prove that they are unperturbed by the accusations. He further shared more photos of himself ministering in the different services all through the week with captions like, “Yesterday was…

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OYEGUN EXONERATES HIMSELF FROM APC CRISIS, SAYS OSHIOMHOLE LACKS CAPACITY TO MOVE PARTY FORWARD

Oyegun and Oshiomhole Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has exonerated himself from the crisis facing the party in Zamfara and other states of the federation, saying the party’s current Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole lacked the leadership capacity to move the party forward. Odigie-Oyegun in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Chief Ray Morphy, said he could not be responsible for the crisis in the party as was being alleged in some quarters. The statement was in response to allegations…

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AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY BLAZES TRAIL ON OPEN HEART SURGERY

Ado Ekit – The 400-Bed Multi System Hospital owned by the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti, has recorded a major breakthrough in open heart surgery. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports on Sunday that a team of medical experts at the hospital in collaboration with their foreign partners performed the open surgery, which review was witnessed by scores of residents and visitors. patient undergoing kidney surgery The event became one of the first major landmarks and successful in the area of cardiovascular surgical operations to be carried out…

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MILITARY SPEAKS ON VIRAL VIDEO OF ISWAP CAPTURING PARTS OF LAKE CHAD REGION

Military authorities say the purported video in circulation by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) showing personnel and equipment allegedly captured in the Lake Chad region is an attempt to influence public opinion. The Chief of Military Public Information, Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Col Timothy Antigha in a statement said the ISWAP video is largely make believe and without any substance, as their claims are substantially debatable, while a few are pieces of information already in the public domain. He recalled previous press releases, the MNJTF had issued…

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FORMER GOVERNORS LIKELY TO DOMINATE BUHARI’S MINISTERIAL LIST, SEE SOME OF THEM

At the ministerial level, there are indications that the duo of Hadi Sirika, outgone minister of Aviation and Rotimi Amaechi Minister of Transport, will make it back for different reasons. Sirika, initially had eyed the governorship in Katsina his state and that of the president. The calculation of having both the President and the state governor coming from Daura province, Katsina, had forced Sirika to concede the ticket to the incumbent. Dropping Amaechi, for President Buhari, was not an option. Though the president is said to be happy with the…

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