‘Almajiri Is Our Pride, I Disagree With Emir Of Kano’ – Adamu Garba

Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria. Almajiri derives from an Arabic word, rendered “al-Muhajirun” in English literal translation, meaning a person who leaves his home in search of Islamic knowledge. Underaged children are mostly the victims they begged and cater for themselves at an early age Some at age 5 […]

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Tunisia: President Saied Appreciates Qatar’s Readiness to Contribute to Fund Kairouan Medical City Project

Tunis/Tunisia — President Kais Saied and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on Monday, stressed the identical views of both sides on many internal, bilateral, Arab and regional issues, foremost of which is the Libyan issue and the Palestinian issue. The two leaders were speaking at a joint press […]

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‘If Obasanjo Had Been In Power Today, Terrorism Would Have Been History’ – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode is of the opinion that if former President ”Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today, Boko Haram would have been history.” Sharing his opinion via his Twitter handle, FFK wrote If OBJ had been in power today the terrorists that plague our land would have been history. He was a […]

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Nigeria: Ikeja Electric to Refund Customers for Pre-Paid Meters Procured Under Map Scheme

Ikeja Electric (IE) says it is designing a proposal to refund its customers for pre-paid meters procured under the ongoing Meter Assets Provider (MAP) scheme. Mr Felix Ofulue, Head, Corporate Communications, IE, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ikeja on Tuesday. Ofulue said that the proposal was, however, subject to […]

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Comedian with dwarfism raises almost $200,000 to send bullied 9-year-old with dwarfism to Disneyland

American stand-up comedian and actor, Brad Williams has raised almost $200,000 to send the nine-year-old boy who was bullied over his dwarfism, to Disneyland. The 36-year-old set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy’s mother shared an emotional video of him crying and saying he wanted to die after being […]

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Dell, Nvidia, AMD Stocks Sink As Markets Plunge In Coronavirus Crisis

A slew of technology companies saw a major drop in their stock prices on Monday as the number of coronavirus cases outside of China rapidly increases, causing the Dow to plunge more than 1,000 points today. IT infrastructure giant Dell Technologies saw its stock drop more than 7 percent on Monday to a low of […]

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I Have No Intention Of Joining ‘Coronavirus Infected’ APC – Fayose

Contrary to insinuations making the rounds, former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said he has no intention of leaving the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress (APC). Fayose who described APC as a coronavirus infected party said that someone of his status and pedigree can never contemplate joining. The […]

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West Africa: Sahel, G 5 Summit at Nouakchott – Going to the Real and the Urgent

The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies. Go to actual and urgent issuesThese expressions are understood to mean: […]

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‘My Big Chest Is A Blessing To Me. Producers Harass Me For Sex’ – Actress Mandy Obi

Curvaceous up and coming actress, Ujunwa Mandy Obi, has revealed to Inside Nollywood her challenges as a green horn in the industry. The Anambra State-born script interpreter has bemoaned that movie producers always harass her for sex. She narrates: “I started acting in 2016 because I have always loved to be an actress right from […]

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How troops repelled terrorist attack on Garkida

The Nigerian Army says its troops of 232 Battalion of 23 Armoured Brigade under Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Garkida, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa successfully thwarted planned attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists on Friday. The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations for 23 Brigade, Maj. Haruna Sani, disclosed this in a statement on […]

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