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A child dies from AIDS-related causes every five minutes globally – WHO

…says 160,000 children acquired the HIV in 2021 The World Health Organisation said a child dies from AIDS-related causes every five minutes and 160,000 children acquired the Human Immunodeficiency Virus in 2021. The WHO also said a child dies from AIDS-related causes every five minutes globally. The global health body in a press statement made […]

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From Omo Oju Oja to media mogul: The tale of Mallam Olawale Rasheed

When he speaks about Iwo, Mr Rasheed Olawale speaks with a gentle passion that is suggestive of serious thoughtfulness and undeniable love. He makes his points not by shouting or through unnecessary emphasis but by presenting facts and arguments in the most convincing manner. Before setting out to meet him for this interview I was […]

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Nigeria to be included among religious violating countries

There are indications that Nigeria might be re-included in the United State Government’s list of countries that violate religious freedom. The US government had in 2021 removed Nigeria from its list of countries that violate religious freedom against the recommendation of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. But according to a report by […]

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JUST IN: Osun Gov. approves stadium for Tinubu presidential rally

••••State Govt Counsels Residents on APC Rally The Government of Osun state has approved the use of Osogbo stadium for the APC presidential rally even though the former Governor did not approve such usage for the PDP when he was in power. In a statement issued on Wednesday signed. the spokesperson to the Executive Governor, […]

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Why we dissolved Ekiti Exco — PDP

…inaugurate 14 member caretaker committee The Peoples Democratic Party has said it was constrained to dissolve the Ekiti State Executive of the party in order to restore sanity and return the party to winning ways.Deputy National Chairman (North), Illiya Damagun, said this during the inauguration of the caretaker committee for the state, in Abuja, on […]

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FG, Uni-Abuja, ACCI commend NEPZA over proposed SEZ’s initiatives

The Federal Government has said that the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority’s (NEPZA) accelerated initiatives at designating willing Universities as Special Economic Zones was aimed at speedily reconfiguring the country’s academic environment to match with global trends and competitiveness. Otunba Adeniyi Ademola, the Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, made the remark while playing […]

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OSUN TRIBUNAL JUDGMENT: BVAS will return power to Nigerians — Igini

Mr Mike Igini, a lawyer and former Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Akwa Ibom State, in this interview, speaks on the Osun governorship Tribunal judgment and the integrity of the Bimodal Voters Accreditation, BVAS, machines among others insisting that BVAs will guarantee credible balloting What do you make of the claim of over-voting by the […]

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Pantami challenges Africa to prioritise digital skills, flexible regulation

…says degree is not enough The minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami has called for inclusion of digital skills in the school curriculum of African undergraduate students. He said the inclusion of digital skills training became necessary because degrees were no longer enough to equip the youths for the task ahead […]

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