BBC AFRICA TO START FOCUS ON AFRICAN FASHION


In a post today on BBC Africa’s social media pages, they announce their intention to start featuring African Fashion as one of their segments. In their words; “In the next couple of weeks, BBC Africa is going to be looking at #AfricanFashion. As the topic is so vast, we want to hear from you on…

OONI OF IFE DIES AT 85


The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubose II,  is dead.  He was 85 years old. The foremost Oba died in London at about 7:30pm last night. Condolences to the entire kingdom of Ile-Ife.   Details coming soon.

EKSU-MOCPED Students Protest to APC Campaign Rally at Epe


The students of Ekiti State University in affiliation with Michael Otedola College of Primary Education are obviously not ready to rest until the world hears them and their problems solved. They all marched to All Progressive Party (APC)’s campaign rally at Epe yesterday, which had the likes of the Governor of Lagos State and other…

EKSU-MOCPED graduates cry for certificates


Be patient —MOCPED Until we receive bank alert —EKSU What Adeniyi Owoduni was told when coming to Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija, Epe Lagos State for a degree programme was that the students of the institution enjoyed similar privilege with that of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti. The college in additional…

Protest turn sour as students protests at Eksu-Mocped Epe, Lagos


The drama started when the students of Ekiti State University in affiliation with Michael Otedola College of Primary education staged a peaceful protest to agitate against the unfair treatment of d management of the institution. A press release by the mother institution (Ekiti State University) on the 23rd of January 2015 prompted this protest. In…

Don’t Politicise Chibok Girls Abduction– Group


The abduction of over 200 girls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, on April 14 by Boko Haram sect is a security issue which should not be politicised. Aruwa Ismail, National Coordinator, Amalgamated Northern Youths for Peoples Democratic Party PDP (ANY4PDP), made the remark in Abuja on Thursday. Ismail, who spoke at the inauguration…

Ebola: Doctor Appeals To U.S To Save Colleague


A Partner at the First Consultant Hospital, Lagos, Dr Ladi Okubadejo, on Thursday appealed to the U.S. government to urgently send whatever medication is in its possession on Ebola virus to Nigeria. Okubadejo, who made the appeal at a news conference in Ikeja, said this become necessary to save the life of his infected colleague,…

Ebola: Avoid bush meet, Sultan warns Muslims


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, yesterday, warned Muslims against the consumption of monkeys and bush meat to avoid contracting the dreaded Ebola virus. Abubakar noted that since it was first confirmed medically that the disease was discovered in monkeys and fruit bats, it would be reasonable for Muslims to steer clear of…

FG confirms another Nurse, 21 others quarantined in Enugu


An additional twenty one persons including a nurse have been quarantined in Enugu state on a suspicion of likely infection with Ebola Virus Disease. Minister of Information Labaran Maku told State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting that the affected nurse had primary contact with the late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, who brought the…

ASUP suspends 10-month-old strike


Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its 10- month-old strike. This was disclosed by the President of the union, Dr Chibuzor Asomugha, yesterday, after their National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held in Abuja. Students Of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, in a peaceful protest over the nationwide strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union…

Chibok Girls: Group Gives 48-hour Ultimatum To Jonathan


The BringBackOurGirls Campaign team has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to  President Goodluck Jonathan to respond to their letter demanding answers to questions raised by the abduction of over 200 Chibok schoolgirls.   The group stated that if the president failed to respond to its letter, it would stage a mega protest on Tuesday.   Speaking…