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Buhari under fire for tagging Nigerian youths lazy

A statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that Nigerian youths are lazy has elicited angry reactions from eminent citizens and groups across the country.During a business conference in London, the United Kingdom on Wednesday, Buhari was quoted to have said that the youths “do nothing” and want

Four out of five Nigerian cancer patients die

Nigeria has the worst cancer mortality rate in Africa as four out of every five patients die from the ailment, according to recent statistics. A foremost consultant oncologist and radiotherapist at the University of Nigeria College of Medicine (UNCM) and Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, who gave the statistics,

Lagos to award Fourth Mainland Bridge contract June

The Lagos State Government will in June award contract for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge, an official said on Wednesday. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, gave the assurance at a ministerial press briefing at Alausa, Ikeja. He said that the state was collating technical proposals

 Why I sued Nigerian government – David Mark

Former Senate President, David Mark has explained why he took the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property to a Federal High Court, Abuja. In the suit, Mark claimed that the panel planned to evict him from his residential property, which he duly acquired. The Federal Government had accused

79% of N’East citizens are food insecure – Report

Borno, Yobe and some states in the North East of Nigeria have recorded over 100 per cent increase in prices of food in the last two years. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that between January, 2016 and January, 2018, and even up to last month, food prices

Nigerian Police recovers mace stolen from Senate

The Nigerian Police say they have recovered the mace that was stolen from the Senate on Wednesday. This was contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer in the police headquarters, Aremu Adeniran. According to Adeniran, they recovered the mace where the hoodlums abandoned it. “The police teams engaged in

55 Politicians Stole N1.354trn In Seven Years — SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1, 354 trillion between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.” According to the report, “The amount of money embezzled, misappropriated, or stolen by public officials and leaders

Court sacks Osanebi, Deputy Speaker of Delta

A Delta State High Court sitting in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State, has removed the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi. He was removed over alleged falsification of Information. The court presided over by Justice V. I Ofezi ordered the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC