FG berates Atiku over Debt Profile Alarm

The Federal Government, FG has said the scenarios on the country’s debt profile, as painted by former VP Atiku Abubakar in his press statement on Tuesday, is nothing but scaremongering anchored on a false premise. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said while the Federal Government welcomes constructive criticism, such must be based on verifiable facts rather than conjectures and innuendos. ”There is no doubt that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar loves our country and wishes it well, otherwise…

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19-year-old Nigerian wins World Bank’s Writing Competition

world bank writing competition for bloggers on basic education

A 19-year-old Nigerian boy, Ayomide Olawale was announced as the winner of the World Bank Group and Financial Times’ joint Blog Writing Competition. The Bank made the announcement on its blog saying the blog competition asked young people around the world how they would help children learn to read by the time they are 10 years old. Mr Olawale is a student of Bookers International School in Lagos titled his submission for the competition as “A pathway from the street to the book” which narrated his experience in term of…

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Banditry: Exercise Patience with Military, Buhari Urges Nigerians

Nigerian Troop fighting bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari assures Nigerians, again, that the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing with the challenges of banditry and terrorism, urging more patience as the military takes appropriate steps to block gaps being exploited to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens. Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity discloses this in a statement shared on his Twitter handle on Tuesday. President Buhari, who has approved a joint military and police operation specifically targeted at combing Niger, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto…

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