Ondo Govenor’s Wife, Betty Akeredolu, Nollywood Actress, Ngozi Nwosu, Others shut down Lekki as BRECAN walk for Breast Cancer in Lagos

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The peaceful serenity that usually pervades the highbrow Lekki metropolis in the commercial city of Lagos State witnessed a temporary shut down for hours yesterday when members of Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), led by their Founder who is also the Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu trooped into the street in their hundreds to hold a walk to create awareness against the menace of breast cancer among African women.   The awareness which kicked off at 8 am from Admiralty…

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Nigerian schools Face Poor funding, As 24 States Fail To Access N29 Billion UBEC Grant

Perhaps explaining the rot in the nation’s education system, an official data has shown that 24 of 36 states in the country failed to access own their portion of the over N47 billion basic education grants between 2015 – 2017. While the disbursement of 2018 has not started, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) report titled: “Unaccessed Matching Grant” shows that as at September 2018, 24 states had not accessed the grant that was released in April 2018. The 24 states are: Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue,…

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Bode George Lambaste Fashola To Fix Port Access Roads And Stop Postulating About 2023

A chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Olabode George, on Saturday advised the Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to leave the issue of who becomes president in 2023 and focus on improving infrastructure in the country. Mr George, a one-time military administrator of Ondo State, gave the advice while speaking with reporters in Lagos. Newsmen reports that Mr George was reacting to a statement made by Mr Fashola on Thursday in Ibadan that a vote for President Muhammadu Buhari by the South-west would guarantee the zone…

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Afe Babalola Gives Warning To Politicians Not To Hoodwink The Populance With Fake Promises

Founder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti, Aree Afe Babalola (SAN), has on Saturday enjoined politicians, especially governors and governorship aspirants ahead of the 2019 general elections, to stop deceiving the populace that if elected, they will provide free education for the people. Babalola gave this warning while delivering the 2018 annual Dorcas Oke Hope Alive Initiative (DOHAI), lecture entitled “Adequate funding for education and the challenges of the African child”, held at Previous Cornerstone University, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Dignitaries present at the event included: Professor Bolanle…

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