LAUTECH fee reduced by 25% – Makinde

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced 25% reduction in school fees for students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Makinde made the announcement on Tuesday during a brief interaction with the students at the school auditorium in Ogbomosho. Read Full Story

South-east Governors Task Security Agencies to Unravel the Murder of Gulak

South-east governors had a meeting to review the security situation in the zone, during which they condemned in strong terms the killing of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Ahmed Gulak in Owerri, Imo State, and tasked security operatives to unravel the murder. Read Full Story

Bandits kill 6 villagers in latest round of terror in Kaduna

Bandits have killed six villagers in the latest wave of violence to hit numerous communities in troubled Kaduna State. The six victims were killed in three different local government areas of Kaduna. Read Full Story

Buhari vows to crack down very hard on Biafra, Yoruba Nation campaigners

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to crack down very hard on those agitating to break up Nigeria to carve out new independent nations. Buhari says his administration will be very hard on separatists sooner than later. Read Full Story

The only thing govt can do is either arrest me or assassinate me – Aisha Yesusfu replies Nigerians asking if she isn’t afraid of getting killed

Activist Aisha Yesusfu says she isn’t afraid as she continues to speak against the ”incompetence” of government. According to her, the only thing government can do to her is get her arrested or assassinate her. She said this in a video while responding to fears that she might be killed. Read Full Story

Woman calls out APC for using her tomato factory to score ‘political points’

A Twitter user has called out the All Progressives Congress after they tried using her tomato factory located in Jos to score ‘political points’. The APC handle had claimed that the factory was built with N4bn in one year and would increase the demand for tomatoes in the North-West region and also reduce the discarding of excess yield by farmers. Read Full Story

Real Madrid appoint Carlo Ancelotti as manager

Real Madrid has appointed Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement at the club. Real Madrid made the announcement in a statement via their website on Tuesday evening. Ancelotti had coached Real Madrid in the past before leaving to coach La Décima. Read Full Story

Security challenges will not define Buhari’s legacy – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the security challenges facing the country are ephemeral and will not define the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the presentation of a documentary showcasing the achievements of Buhari’s administration. Read Full Story

Biden administration halts oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

US President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday it was halting petroleum development activity in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, reversing a move by former President Donald Trump to allow drilling. The Interior Department said it was notifying firms of the freeze, pending a comprehensive environmental review that will determine whether leases should be “reaffirmed, voided, or subject to additional mitigation measures,” the agency said in a statement. Read Full Story

Gbajabiamila Faults 1999 Constitution, Calls For Amendment

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has faulted the 1999 Constitution, calling for an amendment by the National Assembly. Speaking on Tuesday in Lagos during the public hearing on the review of the Nigerian Constitution, Gbajabiamila said the National Assembly could only achieve the task after getting the inputs and support of the citizens. Read Full Story