Daily Archives: January 17, 2021

UNILAG denies charging N50,000 for online classes

Days after the senate of the University of Lagos approved January 25 as the resumption date for academic activities, the management of the institution has denied charging N50,000 for online classes. In a statement titled ‘Disclaimer: UNILAG resumption is absolutely free’, Head of the Media Unit of the university, Mrs Olufadeke Akinleye insisted that the online classes are “absolutely…

Nigerians keep blaming northerners for their problems – Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai

Founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum and elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has faulted the continuous blame on northerners over the challenges the country is going through. Yakasai who noted that the North has produced more leaders compared to the South while speaking at an online conference themed ‘The 2nd Never Again Conference: 51 years after…

Joe Biden to sign executive order ending Muslim travel ban and 11 other Trump policies on first day in office

US President-elect, Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders on his first day in the White House, that will show a stunning rebuke of outgoing US President Donald Trump’s policies . The executive orders include rejoining the Paris climate accord and ending the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, according to a…

Kogi governorship aspirant, Natasha Akpoti slams National Council for Women Societies for naming Gov Bello the ”Most Gender Sensitive Governor in Nigeria”

One-time Kogi state governorship candidate, Natasha Akpoti, has blasted the leadership of the National Council for Women Societies NCWS for bestowing the award of the ”Most Gender-Sensitive Governor in Nigeria” on the governor of her state, Yahaya Bello. The award ceremony was held on Saturday, January 16 and televised live. Reacting via her Twitter…