The Federal Capital Territory chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Saturday, endorsed former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as its preferred presidential candidate for the 2023 elections. Saraki’s adoption came on the heels of similar endorsements by the Benue, Nasarawa and Niger states chapters within the last seven days. Shortly before the announcement, party leaders
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has cautioned state varsities to stop indiscriminate conferment of doctoral degrees on all manner of questionable candidates and people of material influence. He stated this during the 33rd Convocation of the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, on Saturday. This is as he honoured a student living with disability,
The Budget Office of the Federation has said restructuring Nigeria into six regions is pivotal to reducing the high cost of governance. It noted that the number of ministers also needs to be pruned and the number of political office holders and their aides reduced, lamenting that the huge recurrent expenditure had constrained the
An infant was injured following heavy rockets early Saturday. It was suspected to have been fired by Islamic State for West African Province, ISWAP, into Maiduguri this morning. Residents of 1000 Housing Estate along the Maiduguri, Damaturu road said an infant was injured but no loss of life. The rockets fell close to a
Two students of Bashorun High School, Ibadan, have reportedly turned into tubers of yam. The news which spanned through the social media yesterday got many Nigerians worried on the happenings in secondary schools. Just recently, the story of the death of one Sylvester Oromoni Jnr of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos circulated, causing panic everywhere.