About 168 persons were killed in various accidents that occurred between January and July, 2019 in the three states of Bauchi, Yobe and Borno.
The Zonal Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Assistant Corps Marshall, Imoh Etuk, who disclosed this on Thursday at the 3rd Quarter retreat for Heads of Operations in the Zone, said that the strategic meeting was aimed at making plans for the end of year activities.
The Zonal Commander, also disclosed that a total of 969 people were injured representing a 56 3% reduction in the number of those injured within the period in the zone in 2018 which … >>> Read Full Story
Neymar’s PSG exit uncertain
Neymar’s dream away from Paris Saint-Germain remains uncertain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid of 100 million euros ($111 million) plus players.
French sports daily L’Equipe said Real had offered cash plus Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but PSG turned it down because “the overall value of the offer did not match their expectations”.
Paris paid 222 million euros to sign Neymar from Barcelona two years ago and their sporting director Leonardo is understood to be determined to only sell the forward for a deal considered to be of the same … >>> Read Full Story
Besides discussing issues of law, the conference should also harp on the prevailing insecurity in the country, writes Sonnie Ekwowusi
The 2019 Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is scheduled to hold in Lagos from August 23-29, 2019. The theme of the 2019 Conference is “Facing the Future”. So far not less 10,000 legal practitioners are expected to participate in this year’s conference. NBA President Paul Usoro SAN maintains that the key conference sub-themes are: Leveraging technology in justice administration, modern trends in evidence, social media-culture, liability and professional ethics, code of conduct: clash of judicial and executive powers. Lofty sub-themes no … >>> Read Full Story
Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State
The commissioner gave the assurance while monitoring an adult education class held at Wesley United Primary School, Iworo Quarters, Omuo-Ekiti, Ekiti East Local Government Area.
He said plans were underway to give the Agency for Adult and Nonformal Education the needed support to enable it achieve its mandate.
According to the commissioner, the mandate of the agency is to provide adults without formal education the basic skills in reading, writing, simple mathematics and language proficiency.
FG appoints Kashifu … >>> Read Full Story
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is grilling a former chairman of the Kwara State Scholarship Board, Mrs Fatimoh Yusuf, over an alleged N150m bursary fraud.
A credible source in the Ilorin Zone of the anti-graft agency told DAILY POST that the former chairman alongside some officials of the board allegedly connived and converted a large chunk of the 2017 and 2018 bursary funds of the state indigent students to personal use.
The source disclosed that ” less than 4,000 students of the state origin in tertiary institutions were paid bursary allowances in two years, out of the N150m released to the board to … >>> Read Full Story
By Funmilola Olukomaiya
Charming award-winning TV Host, News Anchor, and model, Idia Aisien, is certainly living her best life at the moment – it’s been such an amazing year for her.
Just a few months ago, she bagged an endorsement deal with the number 1 brand in the global luxury cosmetics market, Lancome. And now, she has just been unveiled as official brand ambassador for BNatural Spa, a leading luxury medical spa in Nigeria, specializing in innovative medical services and beauty treatments administered by US board-certified aestheticians.
Speaking about this milestone, Idia says: “I’m super excited for this new journey with the BNatural Spa family, … >>> Read Full Story
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan
The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has commended the Old Students’ Association of Ibadan City Academy, Eleta and the School Governing Board (SGB) for spending over N40 million on the rehabilitation of 15 structures, including classrooms, laboratories and the school library, while five other structures are currently under renovation.
The school also has six teachers under the employment of the old students to take care of various subjects like English Language, Mathematics and sciences to support teachers under the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), while a borehole was sunk for the students to have access to portable water.
The governor, … >>> Read Full Story