Ugandan Court bans Zuckerberg, Gates-backed schools

Uganda’s High Court on Friday ordered the closure of a chain of low-cost private schools backed by Microsoft and Facebook founders Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. A judge ruled that the 63 Bridge International Academies provided unsanitary learning conditions and had not been properly licensed. The ruling is a blow to Bridge International which has…

Goodnews: FG pays 81 months pension arrears to Immigration, Police, others

The Federal Government has paid 81 months pension arrears to Police, Customs, Immigration, Prisons and civil service pensioners. The government paid arrears which were incurred from 33 per cent pension increment but left 87 months outstanding. The 33 per cent pension payment came as a fallout of the upward review of the minimum wage to…

Aregbesola Endorses Cultural Ties With US City

Osun state governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (Photo Credit: The Trent) Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, recently pledged support for the development of cultural links between South West Nigeria and Oyotunji African Village, Sheldon city, South Carolina, U.S. The tie will boost culture and tourism in Osogbo, the state capital. Aregbesola cemented the relationship during…

Court Orders Airtel To Pay A Customer N5million Over Unsolicited Messages

On November 2nd, the Federal High Court, Maitama slammed an N5 million fine on Airtel for the violation of a customer’s right to privacy, this is in accordance with the Consumer Code of Practice Regulations, under the Nigerian Communications Act: Apparently, Mr. Anene filed a suit against Airtel for its unsolicited messages on December 21st, 2015, but it…

Oluwo of Iwo Displays Royal Dance Steps [WATCH]

His imperial majesty Oba Dr Abdul RasheedAdewaleAkanbi, the IlufemiloyeTelu 1 has proven to be one of a kind in his style of reluership. Aside from the apparent fact that He is an exceptionally religious emperor, his accommodating gesture cannot be overemphasized; a welcoming and loving emperor, whose sense of hospitality cannot be described by the…

Globacom Urges Nigerians To Buy Home-made Goods

Nigeria’s homegrown telecommunications giant, Globacom, has appealed to Nigerians to patronise made-in-Nigeria goods so as to encourage entrepreneurship in the country. The company, which recently participated at the international trade fair organised by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in the Federal Capital Territory, said such patronage would help to grow the nation’s GDP….

Tayo Sobola’s Gm, Enitan Fashina Gets Car Gift From Fan

As the yuletide season approaches, one man who is currently in happy mood in the industry is Enitan Fashina, the General Manager of Sotee Entertainment owns by star actress, Tayo Sobola aka Sotayo. This is because the vibrant actor cum manager of Sotee got a car gift from a fan recently. The car gift according…

SAD: Nursery Two Pupil Dies Of Rabies After Dog Bite

The Lagos State Police Command has detained a dog breeder on Rufus Olaniyan Estate, Irawo, Ikorodu, Lagos, in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy allegedly killed by one of the dogs under his care. Punch Metro learnt that the suspect, identified as Lola Jonathan, was apprehended by the police at the Owode Onirin…

Health Items That People should Not Share

Offering individual health items to friends, relatives, or colleagues is somewhat unavoidable. Whether that is obtaining your sister’s brush or your friend’s cleanser or your colleague’s nail scissors. However, some of those things which appear harmless can really put you at danger of skin and wellbeing issues when shared. Sharing can bring about the transference…

Oritsefemi Storms Daughter’s School For Her Birthday (Photos)

The DOUBLE WAHALA crooner, Oritsefemi yesterday stormed his daughter’s school, Sonmori Comprehensive High School in Lagos to celebrate her special day with her. Orisefemi has two daughters (Patience and Esther) from two different women but they attend the same school. The birthday girl, Patience is the first, while Esther who is still in the Junior…