Sunday, May 16, 2021

Prof Gana Heads Taskforce On Proposed Anglican University Of Technology

The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Henry Ndukuba, has inaugurated a taskforce for the actualisation of the proposed Anglican University of Technology, Kwaita, Abuja, headed by Prof Jerry Gana, a former Minister of Information and Culture. Speaking at the 2020 Divine Commonwealth Conference (DIVCCON) held at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, Archbishop Ndukuba...

Buhari and Tinubu deceiving each other: Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo, the acting Leader of Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and Bola Tinubu for their political opportunism and selfish-interests. Referencing Mr Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition, even though the so-called national leader of the All Progressives Congress has not publicly declared his ambition, Mr Adebanjo asserted...

Buhari flags off Bonny deep sea port, Port-Harcourt-Maiduguri railway

President Muhammadu Buhari has performed the virtual ground-breaking ceremony of three projects in the South-South region. They are the rehabilitation of Port Harcourt– Maiduguri Eastern Narrow Gauge railway, Bonny deep sea port and Railway Industrial Park, Port Harcourt. He said the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt–Maiduguri railway would reactivate economic activities along the Eastern corridor, which...

COVID-19: President Buhari Extends Lockdown In Abuja, Lagos And Ogun

President Mohammadu Buhari has extended the movement restriction in the FCT, Lagos and Ogun state by another 2 weeks starting from 11:59pm Monday 13th of April, 2020. He made this pronouncement in his National broadcast made on Monday 13th of April 2020. He noted that palliative measures are in place and will be sustained during...

BREAKING:Lateef Jakande, First Civilian Governor Of Lagos, Dies At 91

The first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead. He died in the early hours of Thursday at the age of 91. Jakande, a former journalist became governor of Lagos State in Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, and later was Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime. His administration as governor of...

Lent 4: Standing on God’s word

Luke 1:38 (ESV): And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. If there is a singular benefit that comes with the abstinence (from food and other luxuries) observed as part of the discipline in Lent, it is...

Facebook Bans Deepfake Videos, Okays Parody Clips

Facebook will ban deepfake videos ahead of the US elections but the new policy will still allow heavily edited clips so long as they are parody or satire, the social media giant said Tuesday. Deepfake videos are hyper-realistic doctored clips made using artificial intelligence or programs that have been designed to accurately fake real human...

Journalist Agba Jalingo granted N10 million bail

A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State, presided over by Justice Sule Shuaibu has granted bail to journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo. Justice Shuaibu sat over the case for the first time after taking over from Justice Simon Amobeda who recused himself from the case following condemnations that trailed refusals to grant...

Nigeria@60: Oil Cannot Be Cheaper In Nigeria Than Saudi Arabia – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has defended the current price of fuel in the country, stating that a responsible government must face realities. In his Independence Day Speech, President Buhari stated that while petroleum prices are to be adjusted, the government must take tough decisions. The president compared the oil price in Nigeria to those of neighbouring countries, arguing...

End SARS: Another Lekki Toll gate protest looms as Sowore calls for justice

Former Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore has announced plans to lead a protest to Lekki Toll Gate. This is following the approval for the reopening of Lekki toll gate. Recall that Lekki tollgate was shut down after several persons were gunned down on October 20, 2020 by some persons believed to...

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