POLL RANKS NIGERIA 99TH OUT OF WORLD 100 BEST COUNTRIES TO LIVE

Nigeria’s Minister of Information Prof. Dora Akunyili’s re-branding campaign yesterday suffered a deadly blow as Newsweek.com  in its ranking of best places to live in the World placed Nigeria at number 99th just one step above Burkinafaso. The Netherlands is the eighth best place to live, according to the top 100 published in Newsweek. The […]

Rotterdam to scan passengers’ faces

The public transport authority in Rotterdam RET is to put face recognition scanners in thirteen trams on line 2 in October, RTV Rijnmond reports on Thursday. The scanners will record the biometric features of passengers as they enter the tram. If a passenger with a public transport ban is spotted, an alarm will sound in […]

2011: YARADUA’S CABAL ROMANCES JONATHAN

Members of the kitchen cabinet of the late President Umaru Yar’Adua are now making overtures to President Goodluck Jonathan to carry them along in the bid to form the next government after the 2011 general elections. Investigations revealed that the cabal are also ready to support President Jonathan in next year’s polls, as a way […]

LAGOSIANS REJECT TOLL GATE ON LEKKI-EKPE EXPRESSWAY

Residents of Lekki and Ajah areas of Lagos State, Nigeria, this morning, trooped out in their thousands protesting the proposed toll gate the government was planning to erect on the road. The protesters blocked the ever-busy Lekki-Ajah expressway from as early as 8 am when they started to show their aversion to the toll plaza […]

NUC’S HAMMER FALLS ON TUNEDIK

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has announced the withdrawal of licence for recognition granted The University of Education, Ikere-Ekiti (TUNEDIK) for the inability of the state government to meet up with the requirements for the establishment of the university. NUC Executive Secretary, Professor Julius Okojie, in a letter to the state governor, Mr Segun Oni, […]

OHAKIM ASKS COMMISSION TO PROBE UDENWA

The Imo State governor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has sworn in an eight- member Judiciary Commission of Inquiry with a mandate to probe all contracts awarded by the Chief Achike Udenwa-led administration. The commission would probe all the contracts awarded from May 29, 1999 to May 28, 2007, valued at N5 million and above. The governor […]

PROMOTION SCANDAL ROCKS UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

Hardly can anyone imagine that the intrigue and politicking amongst university dons surpasses those amongst politicians. Unfortunately at the University of Ibadan , such is the case as series of promotion racket, blackmail, falsification of panel reports, intimidation and academic fraud rock the nation’s premier university. Since 2006, several mind-boggling fraudulent activities of some professors […]

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