• Ban on conference souvenirs not addressing economic challenges – Sen. Sani

    Ban on conference souvenirs not addressing economic challenges – Sen. Sani

    The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen. Shehu Sani, has said that the recent Federal Government’s ban on conference materials and souvenirs was not a solution to the nation’s economic challenges.

    Sani made this known when he featured at the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

    He said the ban would contribute little or nothing to tackling the current economic problems in the country, describing the measure as cosmetic.

    The lawmaker urged the government’s economic team and other relevant […]

  • Mary J. Blige releases a statement addressing her divorce

    Mary J. Blige releases a statement addressing her divorce

    News broke yesterday that singer Mary J.Blige has filed for divorce from her husband of 12 years and longtime manager Kendu Isaacs.

    She has now issued a statement through her rep, saying “there is a reason for everything”. The statement read,

    “Ms. Blige is saddened to say [that] it is true that she has filed for divorce, saying sometimes things don’t work how we hoped they would… but, there is a divine plan and a reason for everything. Mary will continue writing […]

  • How Army is addressing infrastructural decay in barracks—Buratai explains

    How Army is addressing infrastructural decay in barracks—Buratai explains

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday said the Nigerian Army headquarters had adopted holistic approach in addressing the infrastructural decay in its barracks and other institutions across the country.

    Buratai said this while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after inaugurating two newly built blocks of hostels for students of the Nigerian Army School of Artillery in Kachia, Kaduna State.

    He said the infrastructure gap in the barracks were such that required consistent intervention over a period of time […]