Hijab Brouhaha: Call Lagos Teachers To Order – MURIC Tells Lagos Govt

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the action of the Principal of Isolo Senior Secondary School, Mrs J.O. Sadare, who allegedly suspended five female Muslim students on September 13 for wearing hijab. In a Monday statement signed by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the group described the principal’s alleged action as “overzealous, infantile and…

Chewing Sticks Prevent Tooth Decay More than Conventional Toothpaste

Nigerian researchers have demonstrated that local chewing sticks performed better than fluoride-based and conventional toothpastes in preventing tooth decay. They concluded: “The chewing sticks used in this study showed good antimicrobial activity against the isolates and could provide better care than fluoride toothpastes. The active compounds if isolated would be good caries-controlling components of herbal…

Principal Suspends 5 Students for Wearing Hijab, MURIC Reacts

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has kicked against the action of one Mrs. J.O. Sadare, principal of Isolo Senior Secondary School who suspended five female Muslim students on Friday 13th September, 2018 for wearing hijab. MURIC’s reaction is contained in a press statement signed by its director and founder, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Monday, 24th September,…

Osun: Read Why Atiku Is Begging Omisore

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has appealed to Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Osun, Sen. Iyiola Omisore, to team up with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Thursday’s rerun. Atiku, a PDP presidential aspirant, made the appeal in a tweet via…

Femi Falana asks FG: Where is the missing $470.4m and N8.8bn?

Popular lawyer and human rights campaigner, Femi Falana (SAN) has demanded the whereabouts of billions of naira belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) allegedly recovered by the police from some commercial banks in the country. In a Sunday statement titled, “Where is the missing $470.4 million and N8.8 billion”, Falana urged the Federal Government…

2019: APC kicks as Afenifere chieftain, 90, warns Nigerians against voting for party

The 90-year-old chieftain of pan-Yoruba sociocultural group Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has called on Nigerians to ensure the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration is voted out in 2019. Adebanjo made this known at the 80th birthday ceremony of former Secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday….

Osun Guber Poll Will End Political Careers Of Tinubu, Aregbesola – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the Osun gubernatorial election will end the political careers of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola; and the APC. The controversial ex-minister made this known in a Saturday night tweet via his verified Twitter handle….

2019: APC Postpones, Announces new Dates for Presidential Primary, Others

As Preparation for the 2019 general elections draw closer, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has altered its election timetable for primaries within the party to select candidates that would stand for various elective positions on its platform in next year’s general elections. APC also announced new dates for the primaries following the decision of the…

FIRS Collects Billions from Billionaire Tax Defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced the collection of N12.66 billion in tax revenue from billionaire tax defaulters in the country lessTop of Form than a month after the revenue collecting agency commenced its substitution of accounts of Nigerian billionaires who have refused to pay taxed commensurate with their income. This was revealed…

Osun: APC Taunts PDP for allocating Victory to Adeleke

Reactions have continued to trail the results of the just concluded governorship election exercise in Osun state which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday. The Latest reaction has come from the All Progressives Congress (APC) who taunted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allocating victory to its candidate, Senator…