Afternoon Update: Peter Obi Reveals Nigeria’s Major Problem, Super Eagles Depart For Freetown Ahead Of Crucial AFCON Qualifier, Kogi Records 20 New Cases Of Leprosy

Peter Obi Reveals Nigeria’s Major Problem

A former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has declared poverty as Nigeria’s main problem.

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 warned that no nation can prosper with a rising poor population.

Obi said this on Monday in a statement to mark the World Poverty Day.

He noted that the growing poverty rate in Nigeria should be of great concern to leaders…READ MORE>>>

 

The Money APC Looted Can Settle Lecturers’ Demands – Bamgbose

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq, the National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has alleged that the amount of money embezzled by All Progressives Congress, APC, government was enough to settle all the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

He said that in a matter of days, his team will contact the ASUU Chairman and know the modalities to settle the union’s demands and resolve this issue once and for all.

“We can’t just helplessly watch this administration destroy our hope of better tomorrow overnight,” he said…READ MORE>>>

 

‘Certificate Forgery’: Hearing On APC Suit Against Edo Gov Obaseki Begins

A Federal High Court, Abuja, will today begin hearing in the certificate forgery suit instituted against Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In June, the University of Ibadan (UI) confirmed that Obaseki was a product of the institution.

The Registrar, Olubunmi Faluyi, in a statement, said he gained admission in 1976 and studied Classics…READ MORE>>>

 

Kogi Records 20 New Cases Of Leprosy

No fewer than 20 new cases of leprosy have been recorded in Kogi State.

Briefing journalist in Lokoja on Monday at the COVID-19 palliatives distribution for communities of persons affected by leprosy and disabilities in Kogi State, the State Program officer, Leprosy Mission Nigeria, (LMN) Mrs Hannah Fashona explained that the new cases were recorded between January to November 2020.

Fashona who noted that the organization was determined towards ensuring that Nigeria is free from the disease added that the state referrer center located in Ochadamu, Eastern flank of Kogi State had succeeded in treating some patients affected with the disease…READ MORE>>>

 

Super Eagles Depart For Freetown Ahead Of Crucial AFCON Qualifier

The Nigeria national team have departed the country for Freetown, ahead of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.

The Super Eagles had their last training session on Monday before their flight.

Gernot Rohr’s men are under pressure ahead of their reverse fixture against the Leone Stars…READ MORE>>>

 

Again, Yul Edochie Shares Near-Death Experience

Yul Edochie, a Nigerian movie star turned politician, is thankful for getting a second chance at life as he once again recounts his near-death experience after freak car accident a year ago.

Yul took to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter on Sunday, November 15, 2020, where he shared a photo from the accident scene.

It would be recalled that in 2019, Edochie was involved in a car crash…READ MORE>>>

 

FG’s Freezing Of #EndSARS Promoters’ Accounts A Sign Of Regression, Says Tunde Bakare

The overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare has condemned the freezing of bank accounts of #EndSARS promoters.

Recall that a federal high court sitting in Abuja had granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests.

The condemnation was made by Tunde Bakare during a service in his church on Sunday…READ MORE>>>

 

Actor Frederick Leonard Explains Why He’s Still Single At 44

Nollywood actor, Frederick Leonard, in a fresh interview revealed why he is not yet married at 44.

In a chat with Allure Vanguard, the actor emphasized the need for couples to take their time and be more realistic in order to avoid broken homes.

He said “I have not lost hope in marriage. It is just the time we live in. I believe in marriage and even the Bible says that it is not good for man to be alone. I do not want to end up alone. I do not want to end up miserable…READ MORE>>>

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