Larry Tesler, an icon of early computing, credited as the inventor of ‘cut, copy and paste’ has died at the age of 74. Mr Tesler started working in Silicon Valley in the early 1960s, at a time when computers were inaccessible to the vast majority of people. It was thanks to his innovations – whichRead More
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Wants Oshiomhole, Lyon arrested By Dirisu Yakubu A coalition of Civil Society Group for Democracy yesterday warned the political class to leave the judiciary alone to do its job, rather making reckless comments capable of heating the polity and causing disaffection among the people. This is as the coalition counselled the Supreme Court to standRead More
The Police in Jigawa have arrested a 33-year-old man over alleged possession of fake currency in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.
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Two passengers who were suffering from coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan have died, officials said Wednesday. Japan’s health ministry said that the two patients — a man and a woman in their 80s — are among the first people aboard the boat who have died from the disease.Read More
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ABUJa- AGAINST the backdrop of increasing rate of insecurity in the country, the Catholic Church has taken proactive measure in protecting its university institution by building a police station for Bwari Community where its university, Veritas University, is situated.
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Says AGF’s Office reduced to an NGO By Dirisu Yakubu Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying a ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because, in his words, “the responsibility for protecting lives andRead
THE First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has charged the students of Ekiti State University to desist from acts capable of promoting Gender-Based Violence in the institution.
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By Alafia Oluwa A prophecy is a message that a messenger claims to have received from a divine authority for onward transmission to others or society. Evidence abounds in almost every culture across the world of instances of prophets who gave prophecies. The activities of such prophets or messenger usually involved revelation of divine willRead More
Students at a Catholic school have walked out in protest at the resignations of two teachers who allegedly resigned because they were gay. Paul Danforth and Michelle Beattie quit Kennedy Catholic High in Burien, Seattle, soon after getting engaged to their same sex partners. After hearing this, children staged a mass walk-out and many ofRead
BABCOCK University, the Isaac Delano Foundation and the Pan African University Press have instituted the Isaac Oluwole Book Prize for Yoruba Studies to recognize outstanding works and fiction that continue to uphold and represent the legacy of Yoruba icons like Isaac Delano.
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STUDENTS of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka have expressed concern over the poor learning conditions in the institution, describing them as terrible and nothing to write home about.
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BETWEEN 2015 and 2018, the Federal Government disbursed N142.6 billion to state governments and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for implementation of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC.
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The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday said daily cured cases of COVID-19 surpassed new confirmed ones for the first time, which stood at 1,749. According to a newsletter on “Fighting 2019-nCoV” by the Embassy in Abuja, there have been no new confirmed COVID-19 cases in several Chinese province, which include Qinghai, Ningxia, Jilin, XizangRead More
Members of the Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, on Wednesday, issued a fresh ultimatum to the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma. The pro-Biafra group said Uzodinma must quit the Imo Government House by March 9, 2020 for the sacked Hon. Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. This is also as they threatened to […]
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FOR Nigeria to stand tall in the comity of nations in terms of national development and improved living standard of the people, STEM education must be given a pride of place, the Vice- Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has said.
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Some prominent Yoruba elders have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the education sector, economy, security and other infrastructures, saying the country bleaks if the government refuses to do the needful urgently. The stakeholders, who spoke one after the other on Wednesday in Lagos, raised the alarm over the quality of education in Nigeria, […]
TWO hundred vulnerable youths across the 17 local government areas of Plateau State have secured scholarship to study the courses of their choice in a higher institution, Ecole Superieure Sainte Felicite University, Cotonou, Republic of Benin.
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The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, has decried what he termed as the highest level of religious intolerance and insecurity in Nigeria. The fiery cleric said it was high time Nigerians rose with one voice and say no to the endless bloodshed, reign of terror and banditry in Nigeria. Enenche, […]
Leah Sharibu: Enough