Gov. AbdulRazaq invites EFCC, sets up independent panel to probe LG funds

*Urges Assembly to hold public hearing on alleged diverted funds. Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has…

UNILAG: Former ASUU Chairman , others disown union over Babalakin

Some lecturers at the University of Lagos, including a former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union…

Major Shake-Up As Nigerian Army Redeploys 37 Generals

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37…

How To Be An Estate Agent In Lagos – By Bayo Adeyinka 

Lagos is a small place where 20m people live. 77 people arrive every hour- most of…

Probiotics may reduce symptoms of depression

A new review has found that probiotics, or a combination of prebiotics and probiotics, may help…

Why Senate passed sexual harassment bill – DSP Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie OmoAgege, has said the approval of the Sexual Harassment Bill by the Senate is in furtherance of its Legislative Agenda, which seeks the protection of women’s rights. *DSP Omo-Agege* Senator OmoAgege stated this on Monday in Abuja when he played host to the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Pauline Tallen. He noted that when signed into law, it would not only send a strong signal to those who may want to abuse women but ensure that students are not at the mercy of ‘sexual predators’. L-R: Mrs Pauline Tallen (4th left), DSP Omo-Agege* The Bill to Prevent, Prohibit and Redress Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions, 2020, which was passed by the Senate at its sitting on July 7, 2020, prohibits sexual harassment of students in tertiary institutions and prescribes jail term ranging from two to 14 years for various degrees of offences. Sponsored by the Deputy President of the Senate and cosponsored by 106 lawmakers, the proposed legislation also prescribes N5million fine for offenders. When signed into law, any educator who whistles or winks at a student or makes sexually complimentary or uncomplimentary remarks about a student’s physique would be liable to two  years imprisonment or a fine of N1million, if found guilty. OmoAgege commended his colleagues for looking beyond cultural, ethnic and religious differences to approve…

NITDA holds a 5-day Training for ICT Media Practitioners

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communication and…

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist…

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86 – Dr. Kayode Fayemi,

Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today.…

To Beat Covid-19, Governments Need to Open Up – By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

We won’t recover from the pandemic unless leaders can persuade citizens that they’re spending wisely. The…