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N-power Beneficiaries Threaten To Go On Strike Over Non-Payment Of Allowances

N-Power beneficiaries under the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP) on Thursday, February 20, have threatened to Ms Hajia Farouq on a nationwide strike over the non-payment of January stipend. Beneficiaries of the N-Power teaching scheme who made the statement on Thursday, saying the stipend delayed during the present Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, the minister, Sadiya FarouqRead More

Kafayat Idowu: Cherubim & Seraphim Where Teens Are Recruited For Prostitution

Police operatives from Osun State Command have uncovered a Cherubim and Seraphim Church, where a female Pastor uses to recruit teenagers for prostitution. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened at the Church premises located at No. 37 Oriola Street, Aladelola area of Osun State. The 56 -year old woman, Pastor Kafayat Idowu, has been arrested and currently in detention overRead More

Truck Driver In Court For Obstructing Osinbajo’s Motorcade In Lagos

A 43-year-old truck driver, Abubakar Musa,appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos, for allegedly driving recklessly and swerving into the motorcade of the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Musa, who resides in Oshodi, Lagos, is charge with reckless driving and obstruction on public road. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Samuel Mishozumu,Read More

Gates Foundation pledges $100m for coronavirus response

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged on Wednesday to commit up to $100 million for the global response to the novel coronavirus epidemic that has claimed nearly 500 lives. The funding will be used to strengthen detection, isolation and treatment efforts, the foundation said, including protecting at-risk populations and developing vaccines and diagnostics. “Multilateral organizations, national governments, the privateRead More