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Nigerian parenting conference being organised to address growing youth violence

NIGERIAN families across the UK are being invited to a special parenting conference in London on June 10 as part of an initiative to address the growing breakdown of family units of late that has resulted in a significant rise in violent youth crime.


Nigeria desperately needs to do a Wernher von Braun in solid minerals

[1] This gentleman in the picture bears the name Wernher von Braun and although he was an aeronautical engineer, his story is of utmost relevance to Nigeria and her solid minerals sector as we desperately seek to diversify our economy and end this dependence on crude oil


Nigerian event planners in the UK to launch umbrella body at this year's NEA

NIGERIAN events planners in the UK are to launch a professional association that will serve as an umbrella body for them and regulate the guidelines under which they operate at the forthcoming Nigerian Events Awards (NEA) UK in London later this month.


Governor Akeredolu denies asking Ondo State civil servants to forfeit salary arrears

ONDO State governor Rotimi Akeredolu has denied claims he asked civil servants to forgo the six months salary arrears his government owes them adding that his administration plans to clear the payments as soon as possible.



Abuja spinster Khadija Ibrahim drags her dad to court for refusing to allow her get married

ABUJA spinster Khadija Ibrahim has dragged her father Bassa to court for breaching her fundamental human rights by not allowing her to marry a man of her choice after he constantly refused to meet with her chosen suitor.


Ms Ibrahim, 23, dragged her father before the an Upper Area Court in Karu, in the Federal Capital Territory, claiming that she had a suitor, who was willing to marry her but her dad refused to give his consent. She pleaded with the court to order her father to allow her to get married to the suitor, whose name she gave as Abdulhamidu.



Stand-up comedian Kenny Blaq to perform at UNA 2017

RED hot stand-up comedian Kenny Blaq has agreed to perform at this year's Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards (UNA) UK in London taking place at the Mayfair Banqueting Suite on September 30.



Attitudinal change is probably our most needed requirement right now

[1] I am sure that by now you have all seen this picture of the flooding at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Owerri. I must admit, it is the first time I have seen an airport flooded


[2] Earlier today, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) urged the public to totally disregard the online video, saying that the images were from an in incident in 2014. Let us assume that this is correct and the incident is three years old, we all know that nothing has changed significantly in our mindset to prevent such a flooding happening again



Buhari to discipline key aide for undermining the vice president and heating up the polity

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari plans to discipline a top member of his kitchen cabinet thought to be his chief of staff Alhaji Abba Kyari for mischievously re-wording the handover note the presidency sent to the National Assembly omitting the phrase acting president.



Nnamdi Kanu says prominent Igbo politicians are soliciting his support ahead of 2019 polls

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has claimed that prominent Igbo politicians are soliciting his support in the run-up to the 2019 elections in response to his sudden popularity following his two year incarceration.


In 2015, Mr Kanu was arrested by security agents after he travelled to Nigeria from the UK where he runs an unregistered radio station called radio Biafra. Following a lengthy legal battle, he was finally granted bail last month and has begun touring the country to thank his supporters and all those who campaigned for his release.



Presidency officials deny rumours President Buhari has passed away in London

PRESIDENCY officials have denied recent stories that President Muhammadu Buhari has passed on in London describing them as rumours as baseless rumours being peddled by political detractors to cause panic across the nation.


Over the weekend, rumours circulated on social media that President Buhari passed away in the UK where he is currently undergoing medical treatment. Earlier this month, President Buhari embarked upon indefinite leave to the UK for treatment on an undisclosed but serious ailment that kept him out of the country for 50 days earlier this year.




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