• My Christian wife denies me s*x, her religion affecting our marriage – Muslim man tells court

    My Christian wife denies me s*x, her religion affecting our marriage – Muslim man tells court

    A 62-year-old man, Adesanya Akanni is seeking the dissolution of his 32-year-old marriage to Florence Akani, over religious differences.

    Adesanya Akanni approached a Lagos Island Customary Court, Lagos on Thursday complaining that wife’s continued practice of her Christian faith was adversely affecting the family.

    The petitioner claimed that his marital problems started about 26-years ago, when his wife, Florence resumed the practice of her Christian faith.

    He also alleged that she changed the names of their five children to Christian names without his […]

  • Recession affecting teachers’ performance – NUT

    Recession affecting teachers’ performance – NUT

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Wednesday said the economic recession in the country is now having negative effects on the welfare and performance of teachers in Niger State.

    The state chairman of the NUT, Comrade Ibrahim Umar, on the occasion of this year’s World Teachers’ Day in Minna, said the recession is also negatively affecting the smooth running of the school system and the entire education sector.

    “It is evident that teachers at both primary and post-primary […]

  • Political differences affecting Nigeria’s progress, says Keyamo

    Political differences affecting Nigeria’s progress, says Keyamo

    A Human Rights Activist and a Lawyer, Mr Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday said political differences was one of the major problems in the country.

    Keyamo said at a seminar in Lagos that people used political differences as a platform to express their long term grievances.

    The seminar organised by the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Lagos State branch, was titled: “Rising Insecurity, Child Molestation and Human Rights Violation in Lagos State: An Emergency’’.

    He mentioned historical differences between the people, adding that this had […]

  • Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    Visa, customs clearance affecting our services to Northeast – UN

    The United Nations (UN) has listed difficulty in accessing Visa from the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and delay in the clearance of humanitarian supplies by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) as the challenges confronting it in its bid to render humanitarian services in the North East region of Nigeria.

    Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, United Nations System in Nigeria, Mohamed El Munir Safieldin confirmed that they face challenges in the bid for Customs clear its humanitarian support items and also delay in the […]

  • Buhari’s military mentality affecting performance, says Balarabe

    Buhari’s military mentality affecting performance, says Balarabe

    A former Governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, says Buhari’s military background in addressing ethnic agitations in the country was affecting his performance.

    Balarabe said the Buhari-led Federal Government had not shown seriousness in using dialogue to resolve agitations from different geopolitical zones of the country.

    Speaking in an interview on Thursday, Balarabe said Buhari should show that he is now a converted democrat by using dialogue to settle crises rocking the country.

    The former governor, who described Buhari’s first […]