FG to give N20,000 cash grant to 160,000 poor, vulnerable rural women — Minister

The Federal Government is targeting over 160,000 poor and vulnerable rural women, to benefit from the N20,000 cash grant, across the country to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kevin McCarthy Admits Trump ‘Bears Responsibility’ for Capitol Attack — but Still Won’t Vote to Impeach

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the House Republicans, believes President Trump “bears responsibility” for the Jan. 6 riot in the U.S. Capitol—but still doesn’t support impeachment, he said during the impeachment debate Wednesday. “He should have immediately denounced the mob when he saw what was unfolding. These facts require immediate action of President Trump,”
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Edo NUT directs primary school teachers to begin indefinite strike Jan 18

The Edo chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has directed primary school teachers across the state to embark on an indefinite strike from Jan. 18. The directive is contained in a communiqué jointly signed by the union’s state Chairman and Assistant Secretary-General, Pius Okhueleigbe and Moni Itua respectively, and made available to newsmen
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TIPA decries lack of infrastructure in Isoko despite contribution to GDP

The Isoko Professionals Association, TIPA, has decried the abysmal level of lack of infrastructure in the two local governments of Isokoland in Delta State, despite its huge contribution to the Nigerian economy through its rich oil deposits.

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Ndubuisi Kanu, rare breed in consistency— Tinubu

FORMER governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, described former military administrator of the state, late Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu(retd), as a rare breed for his singular consistency and unwavering commitment to social justice, democracy and federalism in Nigeria.

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Insecurity: Lagos becoming volatile, says Yoruba One Voice

The Yoruba One Voice, YOV, on Wednesday, urged the Lagos State Government to urgently inaugurate the Southwest Security Network, Amotekun, in the state, warning that the state is becoming volatile with activities of cultists and ritualists.

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Senate Leader McConnell also open to impeaching Trump

Powerful Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell has made clear there is no time before Trump’s January 20 exit to hold an impeachment trial, given that the Senate is in recess until January 19. However, he said Wednesday that he was open to the possibility of voting to convict Trump in a trial, which could still
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Non-academic Staff tell Fayemi to increase subvention to Ekiti varsity

By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado Ekiti The non-academic staff of the Ekiti state University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) under the auspices of Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU ) have joined the national strike , with a call to Governor Kayode Fayemi to increase subvention to
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BREAKING: Donald Trump impeached for ‘incitement of insurrection’

The United States House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot. He is the first president in US history to be twice impeached – to be charged with crimes by Congress. Mr Trump, a Republican, will now face a trial in the Senate, where if convicted
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