CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 24

Falana Faults FG, Says Decision To Meet With Twitter Should Have Come Earlier Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, has faulted the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter in Nigeria and its recent decision to hold talks with the company. Speaking during an interview on Wednesday, the SAN said the decision to meet should have[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 21

Tokyo 2020: Sports Ministry Assures Nigerians Of Better Outing As the battle for a place among the athletes at the Olympic trials continues today, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has assured Nigerians of a better outing at the Olympic Games holding in July, in Tokyo Japan. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Engr. Nebeolisa[…]

CHATSANDBANTER EARLY MOMO HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 16

South Africa Extends Curfew As COVID-19 Cases Surge South Africa tightened coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday, extending a curfew and limiting alcohol sales in the face of a surge in infections over the past two weeks. The country, the worst affected by the pandemic on the continent, has seen the daily figures for new cases double[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 15

Unchecked Borrowing May Force Nigeria Into Avoidable Bankruptcy – PDP Governors Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday raised an alarm over the rate at which the All Progressives Congress (APC) is borrowing money to fund projects in the country. This formed part of the resolutions reached at the[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 11

Again, Buhari Restates Order For Security Operatives To Shoot Anyone Wielding AK-47 President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Lagos reiterated that his directive to security agencies, to shoot any person or persons found illegally wielding AK-47s and other assault weapons, remains in place. The President also vowed that his administration will act firmly and decisively ‘‘against[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND- FOR JUNE 7

#TwitterBan: Buhari’s Government Has Thin Skin For Criticism – Ozekhome A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has thin skin for criticism and cannot take ‘punches.’ This is in reaction to the Federal Government’s announcement placing a ban on Twitter operations in the country. Read Full Story WHO[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR JUNE 2ND

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[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR MAY 31

200 Islamiyya students abducted in Niger state Two hundred students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi local government Area of Niger State have been abducted by yet to be identified gunmen on May 30. There have been reports that one person was shot dead while another is currently in a critical state[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR MAY 27

Accountant General recants, says Ibori loot not yet returned to Delta The Federal Government has denied returning £4.2 million loot recovered from former Governor James Ibori to Delta Government. A statement from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) on Wednesday said: “The money is still being awaited after which the issues[…]

CHATSANDBANTER “EARLY MOMO” HEADLINE ROUND-UP FOR MAY 26

Clark: Buhari’s Opposition to Southern Govs’ Ban on Open Grazing, Ill-advised A former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday expressed sadness over President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement criticizing Southern governors’ decision to ban open cattle grazing, describing it as ill-advised and unfortunate. He stated that Buhari’s public opposition to the halt on open grazing[…]