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IDOMAS KICK AS TIVS DOMINATE BENUE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL RECRUITS

IDOMAS KICK AS TIVS DOMINATE BENUE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL RECRUITS Benue South Senatorial District residents are expressing frustration and disappointment over what they perceive as lopsided recruitment practices in the ongoing employment process at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH). The controversy arose when the second batch of the recruitment list, released on Friday, revealed a complete absence of …

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SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS FIVE-YEAR JAIL OF FORMER LAWMAKER FAROUK OVER $500,000 BRIBE

SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS FIVE-YEAR JAIL OF FORMER LAWMAKER, FAROUK, OVER $500,000 BRIBE The Supreme Court has affirmed the five-year jail term handed to a former member of the House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan by the Court of Appeal. Lawan was convicted and sentenced to prison in 2021 for accepting a $500,000 bribe from businessman Femi Otedola, Chairman, Zenon Petroleum and …

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TINUBU APPROVES N50BN SECURITY VOTE FOR SEVEN NORTHERN STATES

TINUBU APPROVES N50BN SECURITY VOTE FOR SEVEN NORTHERN STATES Vice President Kahsim Shettima says President Bola Tinubu has approved the “Pulaaku Initiative”, a non-kinetic solution to deal with insurgency and banditry in the North, and has equally allocated the sum of N50 billion to the initiative, in its first instance. “Pulaaku” is a Fulani word that loosely means “to be …

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FORMER NBA PRESIDENT, AKPATA, LOSES NJC SEAT AMID GOVERNORSHIP BID

FORMER NBA PRESIDENT, AKPATA, LOSES NJC SEAT AMID GOVERNORSHIP BID Former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Mr. Olumide Akpata, has been relieved of his membership in the National Judicial Council (NJC), authoritative sources have confirmed. The decision was communicated via a letter to the incumbent NBA President, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau SAN, signed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and NJC …

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POPE FRANCIS, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY COMMISSION BISHOPS FOR JOINT MISSION

POPE FRANCIS, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY COMMISSION BISHOPS FOR JOINT MISSION Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby on Thursday, commissioned pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world at Vespers (Evening Prayer) at the Basilica of St Paul’s Outside the Walls in Rome. marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the …

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UNN TOPS OTHER NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES IN SCHOLARLY OUTPUT

UNN TOPS OTHER NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES IN SCHOLARLY OUTPUT The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has ranked first amongst higher institutions in Nigeria with the most scholarly output. This was confirmed in the 2024 data released by Scopus, an abstract and citation database platform launched in 2004. According to recent data from Scopus, the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has secured …

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AT LAST, FG FLAGS OFF CONSTRUCTION DUALIZATION OF 9TH MILE-MAKURDI-OTUKPO ROAD

AT LAST, FG FLAGS OFF CONSTRUCTION, DUALIZATION OF 9TH MILE-MAKURDI-OTUKPO ROAD The Minister of Works, Senator Dave Umahi, has officially flagged off the second phase of the construction and dualization of the 9th Mile- Makurdi-Otukpo Road. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Thursday at Apir, near Makurdi. During the event, Sen. Umahi announced the green light for the construction of …

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TOP TEN STATES WITH HIGHEST HOUSE RENTS IN NIGERIA

TOP 10 STATES WITH HIGHEST HOUSE RENT IN NIGERIA In the vast and diverse country of Nigeria, the cost of living, especially house rent, serves as a significant indicator of economic health, urbanization trends, and social mobility. With Nigeria’s population exceeding 200 million, urban centers are expanding rapidly, exerting pressure on the housing market and inflating rent prices. Recent studies …

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BOASTFUL EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR, PHILIP SHAIBU, DARES OBASEKI, SUBMITS NOMINATION FORM

BOASTFUL EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR, PHILIP SHAIBU, DARES OBASEKI, SUBMITS NOMINATION FORM Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, Thursday, submitted his nomination form for the governorship election scheduled for September 2024. Accompanied by thousands of supporters who back his candidacy, he stormed the Wadata Plaza National Secretariat of the party in Abuja. The embattled deputy governor, it would be recalled, …

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