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Malala Meets Osinbajo behind Closed Doors
Pakistan-born UN ambassador Mala Yousefzai on Tuesaday met with the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria behind closed doors. The meeting which lasted hours at the State House, Abuja had Malala urge Osinbajo to declare a state of emergency in the nation’s education sector, as well as implement Child Acts Right in all states of the federation.
WAEC Releases 2017 WASSCE Results
The West African Examination Council has released results of the May/June Senior School Certificate Examination. In total, about 59.22% of students obtained five credits in subjects including mathematics and English language which is a better mark than those of previous years.
Lagos LG Polls Already Decided
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has assured that it will sweep the 20 Local Government Areas and 30 Local Council Development Areas in Saturday’s polls. This is just as the publicity secretary of the Lagos APC on Tuesday, Joe Igbokwe reiterated the party’s resolve to emerge victorious in the polls.
More Confusion over Etisalat Name Change
Just as Etisalat Nigeria has concluded plans to change name to 9mobile, the company has yet to release any official statement concerning this. This is happening at a time major investors in the company, UAE based Mubudala Group are pulling out totally from the management of the company. As more news unfold, idonsabi blog will keep you updated.
Ambode Deposes Lagos Baale who Faked Own Kidnap
The governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwumi Ambode has deposed the suspended Baale of Shangisha in Magodo, Chief Yusuf Ogundare who faked his own kidnap. The incident which was poorly executed happened on July 5 at CMD road, Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Authority.
Presidency Seeks Supreme Court Interpretation over Magu’s Appointment
The federal government has sought the Supreme Court’s interpretation of Section 171 of the Constitution (amended) which relates to presidential appointments. This is largely related to the belated crisis between the executive and legislative arms of government over the non-confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the EFCC chairman.
Group Orders Fayose to Stop Attacks on Buhari
A pressure group has urged Governor Ayodele Fayose to desist from attacking the health status of Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that, the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo returned on Monday from a brief meetng with his ailing boss Muhammadu Buhari in London, United Kingdom. More so, he reassured Nigerians that the President was recuperating fast and would soon be back to power.
Health Minister Suspends 8 NHIS Management Staffs
The minister of health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Isaac Adewole has suspended 8 top staff members of the National Health Insurance Scheme in a sweeping investigation of corruption and gross financial misappropriation. This follows the suspension of the executive director Usman Yusuf.
Abia Speaker Whose Police Aides Shot FRSC Officials Visit Victims
The speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Hon. Chikwendu Kalu on Tuesday visited officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps who were shot by policemen attached to his convoy. However, the speaker was barred from entering the wards as the victims claimed he ordered the shootings which could have as well claimed their lives.
Naira Stabilizes at N364 to $1 at the Parallel Market
Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N368 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.