Author: Taiwo Adediran

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The 29 per cent allocation to capital budget in the 2021 appropriation bill is not sufficient to bridge the nation’s infrastructural gap and there I need to explore the capital market to bridge the gap. President, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, said the 29 per cent allocation to capital expenditure –about N3.4 […]

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed into law, the bill for the state’s free and compulsory Universal Basic and Secondary Education bill 2020. The Assembly passed the bill into law after the third reading by the Clerk of the Assembly, Abdullahi Alfa, during a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Abdulazeez Gafasa. […]

The Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has explained why youths in the state have refused to join the orgy of violence unleashed by their counterparts in Kaduna, Plateau, Adamawa, Taraba and southern states. He said the youths in the state have been exerting their energy on farming to ensure food security rather than engaging in […]

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River says the state will require N5 billion to repair the Calabar International Conference Centre (CICC) vandalised by hoodlums. Ayade made this known on Monday, while restating the curfew imposed on Calabar and its environs. The hoodlums had on Friday and Saturday taken advantage of the #ENDSARS protests to loot […]

  Mr Yusuf Mugu (PDP-Kaura), a lawmaker in Kaduna State House of Assembly, has urged members of his constituency to remain calm, tolerant and obey constituted authorities in view of the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state. Mugu made the appeal in Kaduna on Monday. He said although the entire polity was heated, constituents should […]

By Babatunde Okunlola “He picked up the boiling pot of soup alongside the stove and threw it at me.  It was boiling. The stove exploded”  Mary Sunday, light skinned, in her late 30’s, quiet and withdrawn, her oval face and head now covered with a silk brown scarf to hide the scars caused by a […]

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are making power moves together, one of which includes being featured on Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. The publication which has other names like Tyler Perry, Anthony Fauci, JoJo Siwa, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, named Mr and Mrs Wade as two of the recipients for this year’s honour. Gabrielle Union, who […]

Kit Harington wants to reinvent himself in the movie industry. The actor who is best known for playing Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, says he doesn’t want to play traditional male “hero” roles anymore. “I feel that emotionally men have a problem, a blockage, and that blockage has come from the Second World War, passed […]

Lola Okoye is celebrating her prince and first born, Cameron Jayden Okoye as he turns 12 today. The proud mama thanked God for blessing her with such an amazing son as she showered prayers on the preteen. Lola Okoye revealed that she is very proud of the young man she’s raising and the man he […]

During late night conversations in the Big Brother Naija house on Tuesday, September 22, one of the five finalists, Laycon, revealed his genotype to be Sickle Haemoglobin-C, a slightly milder form of sickle cell anaemia. The rapper who has enjoyed massive support from a teeming fanbase in the course of the 2020 lockdown edition of the […]

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