WHY SOUTH EAST IS QUIET, JOSEF ONOH REPLIES USMAN YUSUF

WHY SOUTH EAST IS QUIET – JOSEF ONOH REPLIES USMAN YUSUF Former Spokesman of President Bola Tinubu in the South East, Dr. Josef Onoh has stated that the region has restrained itself from the isolated hardship protests across the country because Nigeria has refused to accord the South East its due status as an integral part of the country, but …

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IBADAN RESIDENTS JOIN PROTEST, BLOCK ROADS

IBADAN RESIDENTS JOIN PROTEST, BLOCK ROADS As hunger continues to bite hard in Nigeria, some residents of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state have blocked major roads to protest against the economic hardship caused by the policies of President Bola Tinubu’s administration. The protesters were seen matching through Mokola area, that was also barricaded by the protesters. The protesters could …

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NO AFRICAN UNIVERSITY AMONG WORLD’S 100 TOP UNIVERSITIES IN 2024

NO AFRICAN UNIVERSITY AMONG WORLD’S 100 TOP UNIVERSITIES IN 2024 The Times Higher Education has released the World University Rankings 2024, Brainnews can confirm. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 include 1,906 universities across 108 countries and regions. The table is based on our new WUR 3.0 methodology, which includes 18 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an …

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NO COUNTRY EVER DEVELOPED FOLLOWING ADVICE OF WORLD BANK, IMF

NO COUNTRY EVER DEVELOPED FOLLOWING ADVICE OF WORLD BANK, IMF Over the years, heated debates have raged over whether countries should heed the advice of the Bretton Woods institutions – the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – regardless of their development status. These institutions stand as pivotal pillars in global development, offering guidance and support to member …

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TINUBU WON’T RESIGN OVER ECONOMIC HARDSHIP, MINISTER TELLS PDP GOVERNORS

TINUBU WON’T RESIGN OVER ECONOMIC HARDSHIP, MINISTER TELLS PDP GOVERNORS The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, on Sunday dismissed calls by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum, for the resignation of President Bola Tinubu over the current economic hardship in the country. The PDP Governors Forum, in a statement signed by the director-general, Hon. CID Maduabum, …

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GAS SUPPLY DROPS NIGERIA’S ELECTRICITY GENERATIONS TO 2,000 MW DAILY AVERAGE

GAS SUPPLY CRISIS DROPS NIGERIA’S ELECTRICITY GENERATIONS TO 2,000 MW DAILY AVERAGE The gas crisis in the country has reportedly affected the power sector as the grid remained below 3,500 megawatts despite an installed capacity of 13,000 megawatts. While there were about 20 power plants on the grid, the level of generation fluctuated between 3,000MW and 3,500MW as industries and …

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UMAHI GIVES TERMINATION NOTICE TO CONTRACTOR HANDLING ENUGU-PORT HARCOURT HIGHWAY

UMAHI GIVES TERMINATION NOTICE TO CONTRACTOR HANDLING ENUGU-PORT HARCOURT HIGHWAY The Minister of Works, Engr. Nweze David Umahi,, has directed that 14 days termination notice be issued to Messrs China Civil Engineering Construction CECC) handling the Abia Section of Enugu-Port Harcourt Highway currently undergoing rehabilitation for reason of non-performance. Umahi gave the directive Sunday when he inspected the progress of …

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NIGERIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS SAY NO TO POPE’S ORDER ON BLESSING OF SAME-SEX COUPLES

NIGERIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS SAY NO TO POPE’S ORDER ON BLESSING OF SAME-SEX COUPLES Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have rejected the position of Pope Francis on the blessing of same-sex marriages which, according to many, is an indirect endorsement of gay unions by the church. This was contained in a speech delivered by President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), …

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TINUBU’S REFORM AGENDA, HURTING – CATHOLIC BISHOPS

TINUBU’S REFORM AGENDA, HURTING – CATHOLIC BISHOPS The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has said that the reform agenda of the present administration has added to the plight of the citizens. The President of the CBCN, Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, stated this in his welcome address on Sunday at the Opening Session of the 2024 First Plenary Assembly …

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WHO ARE THE 24 ELDERS IN HEAVEN MENTIONED BY THE BIBLE?

WHO ARE THE 24 ELDERS IN HEAVEN MENTIONED BY THE BIBLE? According to the Bible, elders in heaven play a significant role and are mentioned in several passages throughout the book of Revelation. These elders were described as sitting on thrones and were presented as representatives of the redeemed and glorified saints in the presence of God. The first mention …

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NIGERIAN BREWERIES HIKES PRICES OF ITS PRODUCTS

NIGERIAN BREWERIES HIKES PRICES OF ITS PRODUCTS Amidst the economic hardship in the country, Nigerians who find succour in alcoholic beverages may have to turn to other options as Nigerian Breweries has announced a price increase in some of its products effective. Nigerian Breweries said the price hike became necessary due to the continued rise in input costs and the …

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WE DON’T KNOW WHAT CRIME TO CHARGE FORMER CBN GOVERNOR EMEFIELE, WITH – AKPABIO

WE DON’T KNOW WHAT CRIME TO CHARGE FORMER CBN GOVERNOR, EMEFIELE, WITH – AKPABIO Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has stated that President Bola Tinubu’s administration does not know what crime to charge a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele with. The former Minister of Niger Delta noted that the actions and policies taken under Emefiele’s watch …

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FRANK NDILI, FORMER UNN VICE CHANCELLOR, DIES AT 90

FRANK NDILI, FORMER UNN VICE CHANCELLOR, DIES AT 90 Professor Frank Nwachukwu Ndili, first African Professor of Nuclear Physics, and seventh Vice-Chancellors of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka has died. He was aged 90 years. A statement signed his Children Dr. Isioma Ndili-Nwokolo and Dr. Amaechi Ndili announced his demise. In a statement, the duo wrote: “the Family of Professor …

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NIGERIA TO OPEN TALKS WITH MALI BURKINA FASO NIGER DESPITE COUPS – TINUBU

NIGERIA OPEN TO TALKS WITH MALI, BURKINA FASO, NIGER DESPITE COUPS — TINUBU President Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, declared that Nigeria remains open to dialogue and rebuilding ties with Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso and Niger Republic, despite recent coups in the three countries and their decision to withdraw from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Addressing African leaders …

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