Friday, 19 April 2013

Minister denies FG scrapping NECO, JAMB

The Minister of State for Education, Nyeson Wike, has denied the Federal Government scrapping of NECO and JAMB sequel to a recent report which generated mixed reactions amidst stating that the recommendations as contained in the Steve Oransaye report had been adopted.
Mr. Wike made the disclosure during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Education, Thursday, in Abuja.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Dangote to build $8bn oil refinery in Nigeria

Alhaji Aliko Dangote
Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, plans to invest up to $8bn to build a Nigerian oil refinery with a capacity of around 400,000 barrels a day by late 2016, the tycoon told Reuters on Tuesday.

This will almost double Nigeria’s current refining capacity.

“This will really help not only Nigeria but sub-Saharan Africa. There has not been a new refinery for a long time in sub-Saharan Africa,” Dangote said in a telephone interview.

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Famous Pastor and Author Rick Warren's son commits Suicide

Matthew Warren, the youngest son of Saddleback Valley Community Church pastor Rick Warren has committed suicide after a long battle with mental illness.  has committed suicide.

The Southern California church headed by popular evangelical Pastor Rick Warren announced Saturday 6th April, that Warren’s 27-year-old son took his own life Friday night after battling with mental illness for years which resulted in deep depression and suicidal thoughts.

Warren, the author of the multimillion-selling book “The Purpose Driven Life,” said in an email to church staff that he and his wife had enjoyed a fun Friday evening with their son before Matthew Warren returned home to take his life in “a momentary wave of despair.” 

BREAKING NEWS: Ekiti Deputy Governor Is Dead

Olufunmilayo Adunni Olayinka
The Deputy Governor of Ekiti state, Mrs Olufunmilayo Adunni Olayinka is dead.
She passed away after a battle with cancer.
A statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information; Tayo Ekundayo, announced the demise of Mrs Olayinka, late Saturday night.

May her soul rest in peace (Amen).

See the statement after the cut