Biggie Gives Last Five A Treat

Biggie Gives Last Five A Treat

Biggie threw a spectacular party to host the last five housemates standing in House. The party was held on day 65, Monday evening, September 5 inside the garden area. Nengi, the first Head of House, handed over the title to Vee, who will lead the last five to the end of the season as she won the title for the first time in the tenth week. After the Housemates completed their Monday night task, they proceeded to keep each other company through an evening of banters, reminiscences and laughter. The…

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Building collapse: Exams to go ahead, says Head Teacher

Building collapse: Exams to go ahead, says Head Teacher

Head Teacher of Excel College, Ejigbo in Lagos State, Kehinde Oke, has said the collapsed wing of the school building will not affect the National Examination Council (NECO) examinations. She described the incident as unfortunate but thanked God no life was lost. “First, we are grateful to God that no life was lost when the building collapse. Much as it is natural to feel the pain of such a loss in infrastructure, we give glory to God because we lost no student, staff or anybody at the end of the…

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Spain Calls On Madrid Residents To Restrict Movements Due To COVID-19

Spain Calls On Madrid Residents To Restrict Movements Due To COVID-19

Spain’s health minister on Tuesday called on residents of Madrid to limit their movements and social contacts to the “essential” to put the brakes on a surge in COVID-19 infections, a day after new restrictions came into effect in part of the region. Spain is struggling to contain a second wave of the virus, which has already infected over 670,000 people and claimed over 30,000 lives, one of Europe’s highest tolls. Madrid has become the epicentre of the contagion with a rate of infection of nearly 700 cases per 100,000…

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Edo varsity resumes November 16

Edo varsity resumes November 16

Edo University, Iyamho, has concluded its 2019/2020 academic session online on its CANVAS LMS due to COVID-19. The university will hold its  post-UTME screening on Thursday to admit students for 2020/2021  session. Vice Chancellor Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor said the completion of 2019/2020 session online was in line with the university’s calendar, which was hinged on acquisition and utilization of the Canvas – Learning Management System despite COVID-19. He said the institution will resume on November 16. The university is among the few where academic activities did not shut down due…

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Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now a grandfather after his daughter, Oluwadamilola, welcomed a baby boy with her husband, Oluseun Bakare.  “All glory to GOD!” he tweeted on his handle Monday. “I am now a granddad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning!” All glory to GOD!I am now a grand dad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning!~YO pic.twitter.com/w7jcRRteQW — Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) September 21, 2020 Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the…

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OOOUTH Doctors Suspend Strike

OOOUTH Doctors Suspend Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (ARD, OOUTH) has suspended its industrial action after reaching agreement with the State Government on its demands. This was contained in a communique to Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun jointly signed by the President of the association, Dr. Popoola Abiodun and the General Secretary, Dr. Osundara Adewale after an online emergency meeting. The doctors appreciated Abiodun for his kindness. They said further most notable is the agreement Ogun State government reached with ARD, OOUTH and other doctors in Ogun State. It…

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Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, has disowned suspected thugs arrested with firearms at Ifon in Ose Local Government. He was scheduled to stop at Ifon as part of his local government campaign tour. The suspected hoodlums were inside a Toyota Sienna bus branded with Jegede’s campaign pictures. Last week, supporters of Jegede and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu clashed at Oba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government. Eight persons were injured and several vehicles destroyed. The Chairman of Jegede Campaign Organization, Gbenga Akinmoyo, alleged in…

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‘No Development Without Peace’: Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna

‘No Development Without Peace’: Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday asked all indigenes of Kaduna to cooperate with the government and security agencies to secure “peace and harmony in the state.” The President made the plea during his speech at the fifth edition of KADINVEST, Kaduna state’s annual economic and investment forum. Buhari’s call for peace comes amid recent efforts to secure the state from incidents of violent crimes. For example, Southern Kaduna has endured ethnic violence this year, prompting the federal government to send Special Forces to the region. Earlier on Monday Governor Nasir…

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Why Kiddwaya participated in BBNaija, by Dorathy

Why Kiddwaya participated in BBNaija, by Dorathy

Dorathy has explained evicted Kiddwaya, got into the House to chase his dreams. While Vee wondered why Kiddwaya participated in the show being a billionaire son, Dorathy reasoned he only wanted to chase his dream. Dorathy said this during a conversation with Vee and Laycon in the garden on Saturday night. Vee had questioned why Kiddwaya would think of coming to the shoe because he has more than the grand prize in his account. “I’m going to ask Kiddwaya why he was really in this show,”Vee said. She replied: “Just…

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JUST IN: Buhari, Ghana President meet in Abuja

JUST IN: Buhari, Ghana President meet in Abuja

President Muhmmadu Buhari had a closed-door meeting with President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, late Sunday night at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was made public at about 11:36pm on Sunday by Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter handle. “President @MBuhari receives Ghanian President H.E. @NAkufoAddo tonight in his official residence at the State House, Abuja,” the tweet said. Ahmad, who did not elaborate on purpose of the meeting, however posted a picture of both presidents on a walk. Although tips…

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Gana’s death: Council Chairmen, Traditional Rulers flee to Makurdi

Gana’s death: Council Chairmen, Traditional Rulers flee to Makurdi

The Local Government Area chairmen in Sankaraland of Benue State have deserted their domain and relocated to Makurdi for fear of their lives. It was also learnt that many traditional rulers involved in the surrendering of the notorious militia leader, Terwase Akwaza (aka Gana) have abandoned their palaces  for unknown places. A member of the House of Representatives, Dr Richard Gbande, has raised alarm that his life and those of other leaders who negotiated the surrender of Gana was in danger. Gana was killed last week by soldiers in a…

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Ebonyi Indigenes hail Sanwo-Olu for Odii’s Appointment

Ebonyi Indigenes hail Sanwo-Olu for Odii’s Appointment

Ebonyi indigenes in Lagos State have lauded Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointing an Igbo businessman, Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, as member of the governing council of the state university (LASU). They assured Sanwo-Olu that Dr. Odii would use his vast experience and wisdom to contribute meaningfully to the growth of the …year-old ivory tower. The indigenes, under the aegis of Ebonyi State Development Association (ESDA) made the commendation when they paid a visit to Odii  on Sunday to congratulate him on the appointment. President of the association, Dr. Felix  Nnachi,…

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Ending Malnutrition through Women Empowerment

Ending Malnutrition through Women Empowerment

One of the best ways to end malnutrition in Nigeria is women empowerment. This was the submission of medical and nutrition experts at the Protein Challenge webinar, which had the theme: “Empowering women to break the cycle of malnutrition in Nigeria.” In his keynote address, Ibiyemi Olayiwola, a professor of Human Nutrition at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, explained that countries that witness tremendous advancement in health, education and economic security at the family levels are countries that have designed ways of empowering women economically. Therefore, the country benefits…

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