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Educating Nigerians before birth and after death

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. A STORY trended in the social media on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the International Teachers Day. On that day, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Alhaji Yahaya Mohammad as a Board Member of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Many Nigerians appeared scandalised that the Senate would clear a man Read More…

Metro Religion

Lagos Christian Pilgrims Board takes advocacy to LGs, LCDAs

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (LSCPWB) has commenced a sensitisation and advocacy tour of the 57 LG/LCDAs to create awareness about the activities of the Board and the proposed November/December 2021 general pilgrimage. The Board Secretary (CPWB), Mrs. Florence Yetunde Gbafe, spoke about the upcoming exercise, noting that the advocacy was to enlighten Read More…

Environment Nigeria Top Story

Climate Change: Nigeria signs Global Methane Pledge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Hannah McKay. In picture above: Methane bubbles are seen in an area of marshland at a research post at Stordalen Mire near Abisko, Sweden, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Nigeria is among two dozen countries that have joined a U.S./EU-led effort to slash methane emissions by 30% by 2030, giving the emerging global Read More…

Boxing Sports Top Story

Anthony Joshua triggers rematch clause against Usyk as Fury retains WBC title

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Steve Marcus, SkySports. Anthony Joshua quickly triggered the rematch clause in his fight contract against Oleksandr Usyk on the day his rival, Tyson Fury, retained his WBC heavyweight title. On Saturday, Tyson Fury sent Deontay Wilder to the canvas for a third time with a vicious right hand to the head in the Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

God can give power to anyone He wishes to – Tinubu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Lagos, Oct. 11, 2021 (NAN) The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says God can give power to anyone he wishes to give. Tinubu said this in Lagos on Sunday, as he reunited with his political associates and proteges at a welcome-back event and prayer, hosted by Read More…

Metro Society

#EndSARS: Lagos CP warns against planned protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Al Jazeera. Lagos, Oct. 11, 2021 (NAN) The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday warned against any planned protest in the state. A statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, revealed that the command had received information of a planned protest to mark one year Read More…

Business Nigeria Oil & Gas Top Story

Nigeria’s petroleum tanker drivers suspend strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes ABUJA, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Nigerian petroleum tanker drivers have suspended a nationwide strike that was due to start on Monday to give negotiations a chance, their union said, after state-owned oil firm NNPC warned that the job boycott could disrupt fuel supplies. The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) had called the Read More…