Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Friday said the nation should create a system that allows its best brains to take over the public sector and make it work for Nigerians.
A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, disclosed that Saraki made the call while presenting the keynote address at the inaugural National Chevening Alumni Leadership Summit, organised by the British High Commission and the Nigeria Chevening Alumni Association in Lagos.
According to the statement, Saraki said while the practice […]
A man, Mr. Echele Idah, on Wednesday demanded N200, 000 compensation from his former wife, Gloria, whom he enjoyed for only two weeks.
Idah told a Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, that he got married to Gloria in 2013.
He said that they spent only two weeks together, before she left to an unknown destination.
Idah presented evidence of payments for the traditional marriage rites, and demanded repayment of N200,000, as compensation for the troubles he went through.
He said, […]
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that only one of the 21 released Chibok girls has a baby.
On Thursday evening, Osinbajo led some top government officials to visit the girls at the DSS Medical Centre, Airport Road, Abuja, where they are currently receiving medical attention.
Osinbajo, who was accompanied by the Director-General of the DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura; Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed; Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Alhassan; Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Zaynab Ahmed; […]
Isiaka Olagunju, general secretary of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), says it is erroneous to level allegations of corruption against the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC).
Speaking on Monday on a Raypower radio programme, The Platform, while fielding questions on the recent raid of some judges’ homes by the Department of State Services (DSS), noted It’s only in Nigeria we arrest before we investigate
He said Nigerians should not forget that a week ago, the NJC not only dismissed three judges on allegations […]
A very popular singer has shared interesting photos of herself covered up in just foam and nothing else.
Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter who is considered to be one of the most successful female American pop stars.
Carey who is also a record producer, and actress, rose to fame in 1990 with the release of “Vision of Love” from her eponymous debut album
The 46-year-old who is soon going to be a reality star recently stunned fans when she […]
Mr Babachir Lawal, Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), has a gain justified the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his cabinet, the kitchen cabinet and other government agencies.
He made the declaration on the backdrop of allegations of nepotism on the part of Buhari, especially with the recent appointment of Boss Mustafa as head of the Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority.
He also stated that he is not nursing the ambition to become governor of Adamawa.
Lawal, who hails from Adamawa […]
The only local government area in Nigeria without a secondary school has just secured one.
Gudu Local Government Area in the state has suffered the misfortune of having some of the worst statistics in education in the world.
Apart from not having a senior secondary school to cater for its estimated 120,000 residents, a 2013 survey showed that out of 1,890 students in junior secondary schools in the local government area, only one was a female.
However, at the weekend, Sokoto State Executive […]