NANS To Resist Increase Of School Fees By Tertiary Institutions

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has today vowed to resist plans by some tertiary institutions to increase school fees. A press statement signed by the National president of NANS, Comrade Chinonso Obasi reads “NANS received the report that about 38 tertiary institutions have concluded plans to jack up tuition fees in their institutions with utter pain and disgust, because over the years Nigerian students have been made to bear the brunt of poverty

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Nigeria Approves Inclusion Of NYSC Corps Members In Health Scheme

The Federal Executive Council (on Wednesday approved the inclusion of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) across the country. Speaking to State House corres- pondents after the council’s meeting presided over by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said the approval was given in order to put a stop to unnecessary deaths being recorded among

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28-year-old Driver Absconds With Boss’ Car (Photos)

A Nigerian man, Abiola James, has taken to social media to raise an alarm, that his 28-year-old driver Yusuf Uche Tobi, reportedly absconded with his car. It was gathered the incident has been reported at the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) as investigation commences, as he also shared photos of the driver on Twitter. Always stay tuned for more Entertainment & News Update»»»

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2017 Budget: Nigeria Is In Big Trouble – Minister Of Power, Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has continued to trade words with members of the National Assembly over tampered 2017 Budget which recorded some added projects by Lawmakers. According to the Minister, Nigeria is in big trouble if lawmakers do not understand the difference between cash and budgets. Fashola had earlier complained that some provisions of the budget violate the nation’s constitution. The National Assembly however clapped back that the Minister was spreading

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‘Why I Sacked My Commissioner’- Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given a hint on why he dissolved his cabinet. He, however, insisted that there was no crack in his government. The governor said that the dissolution of the State Executive Council was done in consultation with the leadership of the PDP in the state. He spoke during the Election Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Majority Whip, of Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, at Saint Martin’s Anglican

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MTN Ends Sponsorship Deal With Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ After 13 Years

Popular Nigerian TV show, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ has gone on a hiatus, for the first time since its inception 13 years ago. The 13th season of the popular family quiz show ended yesterday, June 25, 2017 and won’t be back until the show gets a new sponsor. The host, Frank Edoho, took to social media to announce this break and said it is because the show’s sponsor, MTN Nigeria has pulled out.

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Strike: ASUU Goes Tough On FG, Vows To Resist Hike In Tuition Fees In Nigerian Universities

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Biodun Ogunyemi, has vowed that the union will resist any attempt to increase tuition fees in the country’s public universities. While speaking in an exclusive chat with Premium Times, the ASUU president also assured that the union will embark on an industrial action if the federal government fails to meet its demand on adequate funding of the institutions and payment of salaries. He said: “We will

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Governor Wike Sacks All Members Of His Cabinet

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sacked all members of his cabinet, less than 48 hours after the State’s commissioner of information Austin Tam-George resigned. Tam-George had tendered his resignation less than 24 hours after Harrison Iheanyichukwu, the state commissioner for works, was sacked. “I wish to resign my appointment as commissioner for information and communication with effect from today, June 23, 2017,” his resignation letter read. “I have handed over officially to the

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Police Should Arrest Arewa Youths And Invite Crisis- Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a frontline Northern politician, member of the National Assembly in the Second Republic, has warned that the arrest of Arewa youths over the issuance of quit notice to Igbo would lead to crisis in the region. This He gave during a speech With Saturday PUNCH on Friday, Mohammed furtheer stated that the Federal Government acted irresponsibility in its selective handling of the threats from the southern and northern regions of the country.

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“No Referendum, No 2019 Election in South-East Says Nnamdi Kanu

Following the successful Sit- At-Home excercise held on May 30th Biafra Day, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has disclosed there will be no election in 2019 in South-East Nigeria, if the FG fails to call for referendum. He further disclosed that they will be No-election exercise whichwill start with Anambra state come November 2017 when the gubernatorial election will be held. According to Igbobia and the viral video

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