Saturday, November 11, 2017
The decision was the outcome of the National Executive Council meeting of ASUP which held on Saturday at the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna State.
According to them, the industrial action follows the failure of the Federal Government to implement all the agreements it entered with the union since 2016.
The union lamented that despite the long period given to the government to address some of the issues it had raised, government did not consider it necessary to address the demands for improved funding of polytechnic education in the country.
She takes over from Mr. Ademola Andrew Magbojuri who was appointed as the Acting Director-General of NAFDAC in September.
Prof. Adeyeye who is the wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The new NAFDAC Director-General is the founder of Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organization committed to prevention, education, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS children in Nigeria.
The incident, which occurred on Saturday at Nwanja junction in Trans Amadi area, almost resulted in a clash between the security details of the duo.
The security operatives attached to Amaechi, made up of men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state, reportedly knocked down Wike’s Escort Rider apparently in a way to make way for the former governor.
Little Sereniti Jazzlynn-Sky Blankenship-Sutley, from Ohio, died from blunt force trauma on October 7.
Police brought 37-year-old Joshua Gurto in for questioning but when he was released he fled, which sparked a three-week manhunt and a $5,000 reward for information.
He was caught 120 miles away at a petrol station in Pennsylvania, where he had been hiding out in woodland.
Tuface had, in a series of tweets, responded to Eedris’ rants a few weeks ago, where he said Tuface should have helped his former label mate, Blackface, to rise again in the industry.
Tuface eventually replied Eedris by saying, “Dear Blackface and Idris. As na una sabi music pass, make una do the music and stop talking nonsense all the time. I’m too busy, so this is the only advice and response u’re gonna get from me. Una fit resume una nonsense rants.”
The 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI) credited to the two organisations, rated the Nigerian police the worst in the world. The ranking measured the ability of the Police to address Internal Security Issues in 127 Countries in four key areas of Capacity, Process, Legitimacy and Outcomes.
The ranking showed that Nigeria under-performed on all four domains, with a score of 0.255.
But in a statement today, the NPF trashed the assessment as unempirical and instead proclaimed itself one of the best in the world.
Wisdom has however spoken and defended her sister saying, Annie has never touched his fiancee and she has always been there for both of them. It's just all messy. What Wisdom wrote defending Annie and officially calling it off with Doris all after the cut.
And fueling the reconciliation rumours further, Faryal Makhdoom - who is pregnant with his child - stepped out wearing her wedding and engagement rings on Friday.
The 26-year-old model also looked noticeably different than usual, as she was seen wearing a traditional ensemble, covering up her growing baby bump.
According to reports, Victor Oke, 39, of Galleons Drive, Barking, used stolen data provided by Desmond Uyiosa Abifade, 25, of Henniker Road, Stratford, to falsely impersonate company directors via telephone banking.
Once Oke gained access, he diverted funds to ‘mule’ beneficiary accounts monitored by Moses Kuye, 28, of Connaught Road, Silvertown.
In May, President Pierre Nkurunziza signed a new law which the government says will help protect women and create a more moral society, but some disagree.
The government insists a legal document recognising a marriage helps protect women and their children, especially when it comes to issues such as inheritance. However, others say the new marriage law infringes on people's religious beliefs, customs and practices.
“I contested for the Federal House of Representatives in 2015 because I don’t belong to the school of thought who complains in the background about leadership. I believe we should take the lead now and set the pace on what leadership should be, she said.
She further argued that rather than exploiting the youth as political thugs and mercenaries, they should be given the opportunity and encouraged to contest political seats.
The 36-year-old man miraculously survived after the attack in his home in Everett, Washington, on October 24.
Police have since arrested Marissa Wallen, a 21-year-old escort who they say had been at his house several times.
She wept as she appeared in court to face charges on Thursday. A probable cause document filed by police for the woman's arrest said she was an 'emotionless, cold and calculating' escort.
The excited dad-of-one shared a series of pictures from his daughter's special day, including one of her sitting in a bright pink Mercedes toy car which is wrapped with a pink ribbon.
Dream looks like she's in her element with one arm cooly draped over the passenger seat while she sits in the driver's seat.
Southern City News learnt that the suspects also work in collaboration with syndicates scattered in other South-East and South-South states who illegally sell stolen children to potential buyers.
The syndicate, it was gathered, targets children from three months to three years old and are sold for between N150, 000 to N300, 000 depending on the bargaining power of the would-be buyer.
Police source said that the suspects were intercepted by personnel of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria and handed over to the Police for arrest following intelligence report.
I buried some of them and others we just threw away their bodies because there was no time to bury them. I can never wish my enemies to go through such horror in a bid to travel outside the country to earn a living”.
This was an account of one of the 84 Nigerians who tried to escape to Europe through Libya but were deported to the country after spending one and a half years in dehumanizing conditions.
It was indeed a tale of horror and a pitiable sight last Tuesday at Government House Benin City, when Governor Godwin Obaseki, received 84 Libya deportees as they narrated their ordeals in the hands of the Libyan authorities even as they also lamented the death of many Nigerians in the desert.
He described the move as “the beginning of a new journey in his life.”
Mary, an indigene of Jos in Plateau State, was taken to Nnewi, Anambra State, by her elder sister to find her a better life as their pastor father was financially challenged.
In Nnewi, Mary and her sister got separated when they had to work in different homes – her sister as a salesgirl and Mary as a housemaid for Amaobi’s mother-in-law.
But without her sister’s knowledge, Mary was sent to live with the Amaobis in Lagos. Mary’s sister, who had insisted on keeping a close watch on her, immediately relocated to Lagos in order to be close to her younger sister.
Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Friday that Magu never said the whistleblower had been paid his compensation as being insinuated in a section of the media.
The informant had provided intelligence that led to the recovery of $43.5m, £27,800 and N23.2m stashed in an apartment on Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos on April 7.
By the Federal Government’s whistleblower policy that took effect in December, 2016 informants are entitled to between two and five per cent of the looted money they helped to recover.
The ever-smiling disc jockey recently revealed that during the early stage of her career, she was not always comfortable with her background because people hardly gave her a chance.
Cuppy said, “There were definitely times that I wished I was not the daughter of Femi Otedola but that was back in the days.
Now, I am very comfortable in my own skin. In the beginning, when I first got into the Nigerian entertainment industry, I felt a lot of artistes and industry people who had not even heard me play were dismissive about me because I am Femi Otedola’s daughter.
Shortly after that day, with her teenage daughter in tow, she approached the pastor of the church, Tunde Daniel, a man in his 50s with two wives, and sought his spiritual help on the girl’s plan to become a model.
Mrs. B. told Saturday Punch that the pastor had told her he could make a super model out of the girl.
Because of the sensitivity of this case, Saturday Punch decided to keep the family anonymous. But Mrs. B. said the moment she approached the pastor for help was the day she lost control of her daughter, who is now 16 years old. For more than a year, Mrs. B said she was struggling to get a grip of her life and win her daughter back from the hold Pastor Daniel allegedly had on her.
He said that although they were in love with each other, the relationship ended because the lady wanted marriage when he was not ready to settle down.
Iyke said, “Compatibility and love are not enough to tie the knot. I have been in love before and the truth is that one of my best relationships never made it to the pages of the newspaper.
The Muslim leaders including Jama’atul Nasril Islam group during the meeting prayed for the good health of the president and also called him to maintain good governance and ensure just amongst all groups.
Muslim leaders at the meeting include Secretary General JNI, Dr Khalid Aliyu, National Chairman JIBWIS, Sheikh Bala Lauw, Ibrahim Bauchi, Sheikh Muhammad Jingir and Sheikh Qaribullah, among others.
Lola, 18, and Monica, 20, are offering their bodies for auction on a seedy German website run by an obese 27-year-old German man from his mother's basement.
The pair are two of the latest additions to Cinderella Escorts, which specialises in auctioning virgins from all over the world.
Schoolgirl Lola, who claims to be a "verified virgin" and has "a medical certificate as proof of this", is planning on using the money to fund school and pay off her family's debts.
Friday, November 10, 2017
Mr. Tinubu has been at the helm of affairs of sports since the inception of the Ambode administration; but his reign ended abruptly late Thursday.
Mr. Ambode on Thursday made sweeping changes in the administration of sports in the state with new appointments.
Kweku Tandoh, a former Director of Sports, Lagos State Sports Council, is to take over as the new head of the Lagos State Sports Commission.
Misty Spann, 26, pleaded guilty to illegally marrying 44-year-old Patricia Spann after a child welfare investigation unearthed their incestuous relationship.
Patricia Spann was also once married to her biological son but that union was annulled in 2010.
The family, from Duncan, in Oklahoma, were separated when the children were young.
"She's happy with this new chapter in her life," a source tells ET, adding that since her weight loss surgery, the singer has been feeling great.
Additionally, Carey is happy, healthy and ready to move forward without her former manager, Stella Bulochnikov. The two recently parted ways but "Mariah is less stressed now," the source adds.
The Herald says they were arrested after a rally in Bulawayo, where Mrs Mugabe spoke last Saturday.
They reportedly face charges of undermining the president's authority. It is not clear how they pleaded.
The booing came amid a bitter battle between rival factions to succeed President Robert Mugabe, aged 93.
The 27-year-old singer was spotted leaving West Hollywood hot spot Delilah on Wednesday night with a mystery woman.
The artist, born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, was seated in the back of his white luxury car as his curvy companion joined him. She flaunted her figure in a low cut top with an olive jacket, with her long locks loose and wavy.
The Starboy singer and the mystery lady were joined by two male companions.
His shock split with Selena was revealed on October 30.
'Love is like pregnancy, you can hide it for a while but as it grows, it becomes very evident! Guys say hi to my baby'
Tunde has now splashed the chats on IG and says he won't let this just slide, and Tonto will hear from his lawyers soon. What Tunde said and the chats all after the cut...
Omolara had petitioned the court to dissolve the union over alleged threat to her life.
The President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade, held that the society was fast undergoing an unprecedented decay in morality, especially how adultery was ruining marriages.
“It is so tragic that a man can deliberately impregnate a housewife with children. “It has never happened in the history of this court that a concubine will accompany his mistress to the court with the intention of daring us, saying nothing will happen.
Sagay, who spoke on Friday in Abuja during his committee’s ‘interaction with stakeholders’, said the Federal Government’s anti-corruption efforts had, so far, been extremely successful.
“Regardless of what some elites, who I think are the beneficiaries of corruption, are saying, the anti-corruption efforts have been extremely successful,” he said.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, made the appeal to the Coalition of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in the state.
We appeal to the workers in the state tertiary institutions to please bear with the government for the time being, the trying times are getting over gradually,” Baderinwa said in a statement on Thursday.