A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has called on NASS to impeach the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and order the Directorate of State Security, DSS to arrest and prosecute him for misappropiation of public funds, diversion, money laundering, concealment and stealing. He tweeted, “I call on NASS to impeach VP Yemi Osinbajo and on the DSS to arrest and prosecute him for misappropiation of public funds, diversion, money laundering, concealment and stealing. Given his illegal approval of 5.8 billion naira to NEMA I have no doubt that he is a cheap crook.”
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The management of University of Ibadan International School, yesterday, closed the school over wearing of hijab by the Muslim students. The management put the classrooms under lock and key, following the appearance of some female students in hijab against the school’s dress code. The development followed a letter received by the school on November 9, 2018, from the International School Muslim Parents’ Forum (ISMPF), signed by Abdurrahman Balogun (chairman) and Bilikis Badiru (secretary).
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Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, has said that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) cannot have everything that they want. Fayemi speaking in Paris during President Muhammadu Buhari’s interactive session with Nigerians living in France, said ASUU cannot have all its demands met in the face of Nigeria’s competing needs. He also said that his salary as a governor is N500,000 and that most university professors earn about the same amount, if not more. He said “If you talk about tertiary education, ASUU is on strike, but you ask
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The Federal Government has reacted to claims of intimidation by presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar over checks on his flight upon his return from Dubai yesterday. Security agents on Sunday searched the aircraft that brought into the country the former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. The development was confirmed by the former vice president in a tweet by him. He said the incident was planned to intimidate him. In a quick reaction however, the Minister of State Aviation, Hadi Sirika, in a statement yesterday accused Atiku of scaremongering in order to grab media headlines.
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L-R Auwal Abdullahi, Head, Enterprise Business (North), MTN Nigeria; Bridget Enuma, Manager, Enterprise Business, MTN Nigeria; Nwajagu Lotanna, Facilitator, MTN–Google Training; and Nkechi Chimezie, Beneficiary, MTN–Google Training, at the Digital Skills training for SMEs, organised on Friday by MTN Nigeria, in collaboration with Google, in Abuja. With over 35 million registered Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, the need to empower and encourage the growth of small businesses in Nigeria has led MTN Nigeria to collaborate with Google to train owners of SMEs in different parts of the country. The October edition of the training was taken to the city of Abuja where about 30 entrepreneurs were trained on how to grow their businesses using digital tools.
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Niger Delta Support Group, NIDSG, has demanded an explanation from the Federal Government on the state of seaports in the region, saying it needs to know why the seaports are not functioning like Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos. File|: Mile-2 to Tincan, along Oshodi-Apapa expressway NIDSG, in a statement by its Convener, Vincent Odogbor, said: “We are suspecting that there is a conspiracy to deliberately sabotage port
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Fidelis Tapgun, a former governor of Plateau State, has said Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful is not from the Fulani extraction. Tapgun who spoke to our correspondent in Jos at the weekend said most Nigerians are confusing the identity of Atiku to be Fulani, but the PDP presidential aspirant hails from the tribe of Jada Local Government Area in Adamawa state “Atiku is not Fulani, he is from Jada tribe and his mother from Chamba community in Adamawa state”. The Daily Times recalls that since the
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Security operatives allegedly swooped on a private jet conveying the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku yesterday. The aircraft, which touched down at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at 1:30 a.m. from Dubai, was said to have been boarded by the armed personnel in a search operation. Describing the event on his Twitter handle, Atiku wrote: “I arrived Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state aimed at intimidating my staff and me. I am committed to building a Nigeria where no citizen is intimidated by agents of state who are paid to protect them.”He was joined on the social media platform by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, who “totally condemned this reckless harassment of @atiku, the candidate of the @OfficialPDPNig as he landed in Abuja. Nigeria is not a fascist state. We will not return to a jackboot dictatorship. This government should face Atiku at the polls, not with force.”
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