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PANDEF condemns exodus of Almajirai to Niger Delta

By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has condemned the ongoing movement of persons from the northern part of the country especially Almajiris to states in the Niger Delta region despite Presidential order banning interstate travels to check the  COVID-19 pandemic. PANDEF, in a statement by its National Chairman, Air Commodore Idongesit […]
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The Nigerian media under siege

By Tony Ademiluyi The Nigerian media has come a long way since it first berthed with the Iwe Irohin which was founded by Reverend Henry Townsend, a missionary Clergyman in the ancient city of Abeokuta. The newspaper was in the native Yoruba language and it was the trail blazer that opened up the way for […]

Lockdown: FRSC turns back 791 vehicles from Lagos, Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has turned back 791 vehicles from Ogun and Lagos States’ boundaries within five days, while enforcing the federal government’s restriction on interstate movements. Samuel Obayemi, the FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of the two states, disclosed this is in an interview with the News Agency of […]

Parents groan as schools set fees for online classes

Private schools operators are increasingly asking parents to pay for e-learning while schools are physically closed. However, many parents are bucking the move, complaining about their unwillingness to pay for online classes now and still have to pay for third term when schools resume. Though government has said schools cannot start the third term formally […]