#COVID19: Unilag Orders Immediate Closure Of Hostels

  To check the spread of Covid-19 on campus, the University Senate has directed that all students vacate the halls of residence latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday 15 July 2021. No access will be granted to any student after 12.00 noon on 15 July. The hostels will be locked indefinitely therefore students are advised [...]

By | July 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Asset declaration: EFCC Targets Over 120 Bank MDs, Top Executives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has issued a final warning to over 120 managing directors and top executives of banks to submit their asset declaration forms. The anti-graft agency gave the top bankers till June ending to obey the order even as the initial deadline of June 14 has passed. The EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed [...]

By | June 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Iodine Deficiency In Pregnancy Can Cause Sluggishness, Deafness, Neurological Conditions In Children

Nutrition experts say iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a devastating impact on babies in the womb and also delay their growth after they are born. According to the experts, it is important for pregnant women to avoid having iodine deficiency as it can cause sluggishness, deafness and impaired neurological conditions in children. Also, according [...]

By | June 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lagos State Government Set To Replace Motorcycles, Tricycles With ‘Last-Mile Buses’

The Lagos state government on Monday disclosed plans to completely get rid of motorcycles and tricycles from the state, with “last-mile” buses provided as alternatives. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos, announced this during a security town hall meeting on Monday. Commercial motorcycles and tricycles, popularly called Okada and Keke respectively, are the means of [...]

By | May 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Insecurity: Schools In Bwari Local Area Council Shut Down As Truckload Of Bandits Arrives In Border Town

  Despite assurances by the police authorities that the Abuja is safe, private schools in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, yesterday, hurriedly shut down their activities over fear of possible attack by kidnappers. LEADERSHIP learnt that some schools hurriedly sent their students home when news got to them over 200 unidentified men [...]

By | May 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kayan Mata: The Mythical Age-Long Sex Enhancer

Claimed to be potent as sex enhancer among users, Kayan Mata — some local herbal preparations (aphrodisiacs) — has generated an electric mix of feelings among women and men when issues on love-making arise. Literally interpreted as “women things’’ from Hausa language, Kayan Mata is a generic name for a range of aphrodisiacs. However, as [...]

By | April 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NBC Suspends Channels Television For Interviewing IPOB Leader, Slams N5m Fine

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended Channels Television with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. A letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television, signed by the Acting Director General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast programme of Sunday, April 25, 2021, accusing the TV [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sunday Igboho Ibadan Residence Attacked

  The residence of popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho has been allegedly attacked by men of the Nigerian Army. Naija News reports that this was made known by Igboho's spokesman, Olayomi Koiki - IKoikimedia -  who did a live video to make the announcement. In the video on his Facebook [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Identities Of BDC Operators Arrested For ‘Transferring Funds To Boko Haram’

Last month, Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant To The President On Media and Publicity, said the Federal Government had arrested some Bureau De Change operators who were facilitating transfer of money to Boko Haram terrorists. He had said some Nigerians transferring money to the sect from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were working with [...]

By | April 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fifteen Decomposing, Beheaded Bodies Found In Calabar

Fear gripped some residents on the outskirts of Calabar on Tuesday morning as beheaded bodies numbering about fifteen were found dumped at the Five Miles area of the state. The dead bodies comprising both males and females were dumped in a steep valley along the double carriageway which is currently under construction by Governor Ben Ayade [...]

By | April 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

40-year-old Moribund Ikun Dairy Farm Bounces Back

For prolonged years, Ikun Dairy Farm in Ikun-Ekiti, Moba Council Area of Ekiti State was a tale of utter neglect due to negligence by successive governments. But now, the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led administration has resuscitated the facility to boost the state’s economy via a public-private partnership, writes Correspondent RASAQ IBRAHIM Ikun Dairy in Ikun-Ekiti was [...]

By | December 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Nigeria Spends Billions On Coconut Importation

  Despite its huge coconut consumption record, Nigeria buys the bulk of its coconuts from Ghana and Ivory Coast, and ranks 19th on the list of producers in the world. Nigeria’s expenditure on coconut importation annually cannot be described as anything short of outrageous, as shown by data from the United Nations Statistical Office. The [...]

By | November 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#EndSARS: Sam Adeyemi, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Aisha Yesufu, Others Dragged To Court

  An activist identified as Kenechukwu Okeke has moved to file a criminal complaint before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja against Fifty (50) #EndSARS promoters. In the complaint filed in the court, entertainers and influencers were the most mentioned. The case which was instituted on Monday is in pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#COVID19 :Governors Got N1bn Each From Buhari, N1.1bn From World Bank – Yahaya Bello

Governors of the 36 states were said to have received ₦1billion each from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Governors were also said to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to receive a sum of ₦1.1billion for the same purpose. Governor Yahaya [...]

By | November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Untold Story Of What Happened At Lekki Toll Gate

After days of extensive reporting, PREMIUM TIMES can paint a clearer picture of what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20. At about 6:45 p.m. on October 20, men in military uniform arrived at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos in three Toyota Hilux vans and immediately began shooting into a crowd of [...]

By | November 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nigerian Army Responsible For Lekki Shooting – Sanwo-Olu

  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, says footage has shown that the Nigerian Army is responsible for the shooting that occurred at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. On Tuesday, armed men in army uniform stormed the toll gate where #EndSARS protesters had gathered for 13 days and dispersed them with live bullets. The incident [...]

By | October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FG Fines Channels Television, AIT, Arise TV N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage

  FG Fines Channels Television, AIT, Arise TV N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage The National Broadcasting Commission has fined Channels Television, AIT and Arise TV over alleged ethical infractions during the #EndSARS protests and the crisis that followed it. NBC Acting Director-General, Prof Armstrong Idachaba, disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. Idachaba [...]

By | October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FG Moves To Reduce Cost Of Data From N1000 To N390 Per Gigabyte

  The Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, of the Nigeria Communication Commission, Umar Danbatta, has revealed that the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy is planning to reduce the cost of data from N1,000 to N390 per gigabyte. Speaking to journalists in Kano on Saturday,  Mr Danbatta disclosed that part of the plan was the new [...]

By | October 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hoodlums Invade, Loot Senator Teslim Folarin’s Residence

Hoodlums Invade Senator Teslim Folarin's Residence, Cart Away 300 Motorcycles, Deep Freezers, Others Some suspected hoodlums on Saturday invaded the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) in Ibadan and carted away empowerment materials worth N200 million. The ugly incident was confirmed by Folarin during a radio programme, monitored on Saturday in Ibadan. The News Agency [...]

By | October 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nigerian Troops Tricked By Boko Haram Insurgents, Seven Soldiers Killed

  At least seven soldiers have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Doska, Borno state, military sources have told TheCable. The troops were said to be on a patrol to the area when they got tricked by the insurgents who appeared in military uniforms and gun trucks. Doska, a village in between Ajigin and [...]

By | October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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