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The Lagos State Government has asked principals and teachers to allow the use of ‘smart hijab’. A statement, signed by one O.A. Olukoya, for the Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District VI, which consisted of schools in Ikeja, Mushin and Oshodi areas...
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday came under attack over their separate remarks on the growing calls for the restructuring of the country. Groups that faulted latest comments credited to Buhari and Osinbajo on the calls include...
The Federal Ministry of Health says about 20 to 30 per cent of Nigerians suffer from mental illness. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, said this at the Mental Health Action Committee and Stakeholders’ Workshop in Abuja on...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said some state governments in the country are using joint account to incapacitate and steal local governments’ funds. Obasanjo also accused the state governments that were opposed to local government autonomy of being responsible for...
Diamond Bank Plc has said it is not in talks with any financial institution about merger and acquisition. The lender, in a statement filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday, said its attention had been drawn to a rumor...
I and my girlfriend have been dating since 2015, she has always been supportive of everything and every business i do, thou we dont stay in same part of the country. I have always told her i cannot settle for...
Body marking has been used for centuries in parts of Africa to indicate a person’s tribal heritage. In Nigeria, tribal marks are lacerations made on the face practised by parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribe. Nevertheless, the custom is...
The “happily ever after”s you find in fairy tales don’t always play as smoothly in real life. But we’ve got 10 ways to work around that. “The girl who reads such fiction, dreaming her troubles will end ere she departs...
So what is a promise ring and why do lovers use them? Find out everything about promise rings, their meaning and why you should give one here. Wondering what the fuss about promise rings are all about? Why do lovers even...
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, appears to be fighting many battles just four months in the saddle. FEMI MAKINDE and ADELANI ADEPEGBA take a look at how this could affect the fortune of the party in the 2019 general...