President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act 2016, earlier passed by the National Assembly.
Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), made this known while briefing State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja. Continue reading
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court in Abuja today ordered the unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Malami Zeenat within 45 days. Delivering judgement in a case filed by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shiites against the Federal government, Justice Kolawole ordered the Federal government to pay the religious leader and his wife N50m as damages and also build a new accommodation for the family in any part of Kaduna State or the Northern region of their choice.
El-Zakzaky and his wife have been in DSS custody since December 2015 following a clash between his members and the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna state.
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti on Tuesday said persons with one disability or the other in the state, especially the literate ones are henceforth to enjoy priority attention by government.
The governor, who spoke at a ceremony to mark his 56th birthday at the Government House ground in Ado Ekiti, said he deliberately chose to mark the day with the disabled from across the 16 local governments because of his passion for the downtrodden. Continue reading
A golden pheasant in China has become an internet sensation because some Chinese people seem to see a striking resemblance between the bird’s hairstyle and that of Donald Trump.
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By now I am sure that you might have heard how the fashion industry will impact the Nigerian economy, “WILL” is the word, since what feels like ages, it has not yet started the foundation in other to impact the economy, its still trying to gather energy to start the thinking process required for building a foundation. Continue reading
The Senate on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to issue a proclamation for the holding of a population and housing census in Nigeria, in 2018. Continue reading
The Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder of Co-Creation Hub (CcHub), Yaba,Bosun Tijani, in an interview with PUNCH’s Tobi Aworinde, has shared how the business – an incubator for technology start-up companies – started, and how Mark Zuckerberg‘s first visit to Nigeria, was kept a secret. Continue reading
Despite the old stereotypes about video games rotting your brain, a new study provides the latest evidence to the contrary, with the data showing that gaming every day is linked to improvements in academic performance.
Research in Australia involving more than 12,000 high school students found that, when it came to Internet usage, students who regularly played online video games scored higher in maths, reading, and science tests than their peers who didn’t. Continue reading
Singer Dr. Sid and wife Simi are celebrating their second wedding anniversary today. The couple wedded on August 2nd and are blessed with a beautiful daughter. Simi shared their wedding photo on social media with the caption.
“Ain’t nobody in the world but you & I…I remember our first dance like it was yesterday… Happy 2nd wedding anniversary baby! Couldn’t imagine my life without you in it… I look back today and I’m thankful!”
Samsung is planning to bring its Tizen-powered phones to Africa. According to a new report, the upcoming Samsung Z2 will be launched in African countries like South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, in addition to some Asian markets including India, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. The launch is expected to happen sometime in October this year. Continue reading
Ten-year-old boy born without arms is determined to conquer the world with his “magical feet” and has refused to give in to his physical disabilities. Continue reading
Moving to a new place we aim to make it cozy and warm as soon as it is possible. But home is like a human. Expensive furniture doesn’t always mean a lot like expensive clothes don’t always the whole look unique and impressive. The main role is played by details. We can see the same situation concerning home interior. When we come to someone’s house, we don’t pay attention to parts of furniture as well. Continue reading
Tennis Champion Serena Williams finally clinched a record 22nd grand slam singles title in the Wimbledon final today. The world number one is now tied with Steffi Graf at the top of the open era women’s champions list and just two short of Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 titles. Beyonce and Jay Z, Natalie Portman, singer Alesha Dixon and others were present to watch the Wimbledon ladies final. See more photos after the cut…. Continue reading
For Fall 2016/2017 couture, Dior looked extremely wearable? They made use of black and white in every way. The collection was refined and minimalist in its approach to couture. Continue reading
Nana Otedola, the beautiful wife of Femi Otedola stepped out looking stylish for the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club in London, with her daughters; Florence, Temi and others. Still checking for the designers thou..
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu
The Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have agreed on N2,500 as the fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening.
This is contained in a statement issued by Professor Michael Faborode, the Secretary-General, Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) on Wednesday in Abuja. Continue reading
President Buhari today said the unity of Nigeria as a country is non-negotiable and would be protected by his government. Speaking when Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led other government functionaries to pay him a visit to mark Eid Mubarak, President Buhari said those who were around between 1967 and 1970 when former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon was preaching the one-Nigeria message, would understand that the unity of the country is not negotiable. Continue reading