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I was determined not to ‘carry over’ the course –Bride who took exam in her wedding gown – Latest news Nigeria

Dooshima Aondaver Moses, a 300 level economics student of Benue State University, Makurdi, recently created a scene as she sneaked out of her wedding to take an examination in her wedding gown. She speaks with JOHN CHARLES why she decided to abandon her husband and other guests for the examination hall. Excerpts: When did you

Lagos To Establish Commercial Courthouse – Local news Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said the State Government is set to establish a commercial courthouse. The courthouse according to the governor will the set up with the objective of ensuring speedy resolution of disputes as well as drive commerce and enhance the ease of doing business in Lagos. Speaking at the State Executive

Buhari and APC: Reversal of change – Best nigeria News

By Emmanuel Aziken One of the indignities that Nigerians have continued to suffer since the advent of our “fledgling democracy” is the impunity with which elected public officials assault our sense of propriety in the use of our common patrimony.  Particularly revolting is the personalisation of government property by elected office holders who make no

Ondo State set to build cancer treatment center

The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has disclosed that his administration is already working on building a cancer treatment centre in the state as part of its efforts to tackle the disease. He said the medical committee in his administration had recommended the project and it would be carried out before the expiration of

Tobacco firms evolving new strategies to attract younger generation – Report – Best Nigeria News

Tobacco companies in Nigeria have evolved a new strategy of deliberately targeting the younger generation by situating their products near primary and secondary schools, a new report by the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group has shown. The report, presented to the public in Ibadan on Thursday, said points of sales of tobacco products were found

Visiting my daughter in Aso Villa is like going to jail –Soyode, father of Vice-President’s wife – Latest news Nigeria

Adeola Balogun and Tunde Ajaja The father of the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, Elder Olutayo Soyode, says in spite of his daughter’s position and the exalted office of her husband, he dreads going to Aso Rock for a visit. He said going to the villa was like going to jail, given the

Buhari Has Lost The Trust Of The People, Says UK-Based Activist Kayode Ogundamisi

Kayode Ogundamisi, a popular social activist and political commentator who campaigned for President Muhammadu Buhari as a presidential candidate in 2015, on Friday lamented that the Nigerian leader has lost the trust the people had when they cast their votes for him. He was speaking to SaharaReporters on the prospects of the two major political parties

Buhari Congratulates Former Vice President Ekwueme At 85 – Local news Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Vice President and elder statesman, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme who will turn 85 years tomorrow, October 21, 2017. The President in a statement on Friday celebrates the octogenarian’s love for knowledge and search for wisdom from an early age which led him into obtaining many degrees in various fields of study,

Budget 2018: FG to spend N8.06 trn – Best nigeria News

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief & Emmanuel Elebeke The federal government plans to spend the sum of N8.6 trillion in 2018, going by the details of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, submitted to the National Assembly in the week. This indicates about 15.5 percent increase over 2017 figure of N7.44 trillion. The expenditure

Buhari’s government full of lies, propaganda – Jonathan – Best Nigeria News

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday that the government of his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, is full of lies and propaganda and has achieved nothing since coming on board. Mr. Jonathan said this in Abuja when one of the national chairmanship aspirants of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Tunde Adeniran, and members of his campaign team

Must Read: Health Benefits Of Paw-paw a.k.a Papaya

Papaya also known as pawpaw is a cerise-orange coloured juicy fruit, which is not only fragrant and delicious but also very healthy. It has been famous for hundreds of years and it was once called the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. Papaya is a natural source of vitamins and minerals that are essential

Oyedepo celebrates escape from third potential plane crash – Latest news Nigeria

Kunle Falayi Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, on Friday chronicled his escape from a recent incident that could have led to a crash of the plane that he was travelling in. Saturday PUNCH learnt that Oyedepo was travelling from Cyprus to Israel in company with his