October 11, 2019

[VIDEO]: university student slaps lover who proposed to her inside lecture hall

It’s all proposals gone wrong as a man got slapped by a lady after he knelt to propose to her in public — their lecture hall. The video after being shared on social media is spreading like wild fire in the harmattan. The sad incident is said to have reportedly happened at Benue University in Nigeria. The lady in the video was seen making gestures that suggests that she sees the guy’s public proposal as an embarrassment. Slapping him wasn’t needed anyway. Watch video below: [Read]

Presidency finally reacts to purported Buhari’s wedding to Sadiya [READ MORE]

  ABUJA – The presidency has reacted to the rumour making round on the social media the President Muhammadu Buhari would be marrying a second wife earlier today. The report claimed that the purported marriage ceremony will be taking place today, Friday, October 11, after the Jumat (Friday prayer) services in Abuja. The more the presidency kept silent, the more the rumoured marriage gathered momentum and started trending with the Twitter hashtags, #BUSA19 and #BUSA2019 already trending on Twitter. According the Nigerian Tribune, Mr Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity has debunked the claim, describing it as a deceptive manoeuvre by those who reportedly [Read]

NYSC Arrests 95 Corps Members With Fake Certificates

  The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it has arrested over 95 corps members for presenting fake certificates during mobilization exercise. The Director-General of the Corps, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim disclosed this during the 2019 Batch “C” pre-mobilization workshop held in Minna, the Niger state capital. He says sixty-five of the culprits are from Nigerian universities while thirty were from universities abroad. The DG says the increasing rate of certificate forgery from universities in the country necessitated the workshop, which among other things aims to discuss how to proffer a permanent solution to the challenge. Also at the event, the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso assures the corps [Read]

Senate Moves To Reduce Number Of Political Parties

  The Senate of the National Assembly has said it will reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in Nigeria from the current 91 to five through legislation. It disclosed this while meeting with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Speaking during the meeting, former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu (PDP Enugu West), pointed out that the numbers of political parties contesting elections in the country is a contravention of the amended Electoral Act. He added that any Political Party that fails to win a single seat during the last general election out be deregistered. Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), the chairman senate committee [Read]

Jonathan Keeps Silent After Meeting With Buhari

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday declined to comment on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the agenda of the meeting between President Buhari and Jonathan, which lasted for about 15 minutes, was unknown to newsmen. The former president, who was escorted to his car by the State Chief of Protocol, Amb. Lawal Kazaure only answered greetings from State House correspondents and other staff. NAN observed that the former president visited the Presidential Villa for the fifth time as he was last seen in the State House in 2016. NAN reports that President Buhari had earlier today [Read]

Scam Case: Presidency Under Buhari Now A Den Of Thieves – PDP Alleges

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that the arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency further confirms that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a den of thieves. The party says that the shocking fact that the scammer, Abdulrauf Illyasu, even enjoys an office accommodation within the safety and cover of the Presidential villa, from where he carries out his fraudulent assignments, is a hard evidence that the Buhari Presidency breeds and facilitates swindlers, charlatans and treasury looters. National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan disclosed this on Thursday in a statement sent to Precise Post. The PDP however note that nothing is impossible for a [Read]

Appeal Court Upholds Tribunal Verdict Sacking Dino Melaye, Orders Fresh Election

ABUJA – The Court of Appeal in Abuja has sacked the Senator representing Kogi West, in Kogi State, Dino Melaye. The Court affirmed the judgment of the Kogi State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. It has, therefore, nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, is to conduct fresh elections within 90 days from today. Recall that The Kogi State National and State Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja had sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the representative of Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The judgment delivered by the chairman of the tribunal, Justice A.O Chijoke, [Read]