Nigeria, home to highest number of world’s very poor people –UK Prime Minister
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mrs Theresa May, has painted a grim picture of economic inequality in Nigeria and many other countries in Africa.
May, who is visiting Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa this week, made the comment in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday. Punch
Lagos to begin recruitment of 2,200 teachers on Friday
Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it is set to recruit over two thousand teachers into its primary and secondary schools.
The recruited teachers will be posted to government-owned primary and secondary schools across the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas in the State. Guardian
Uduaghan defects to APC, says he’s ‘John the Baptist to Deltans’
Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta state, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Uduaghan confirmed his defection on Tuesday at a meeting of the APC national caucus held at the presidential villa in Abuja.
The meeting was attended by leaders of the party including national officers, state governors, former state governors, ministers and national assembly members.
Uduaghan, a founding member of the PDP, described himself as “John the Baptist to the numerous Deltans that are coming” into the APC.
The former governor said he is defecting to attract development and bring a permanent solution to the Niger Delta crisis.
Davido Becomes A Corp Member
Davido heeded the clarion call today as he headed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Lagos Camp.
NYSC is a one-year national programme organised by the Federal Government to make graduates participate in community development and also foster inter-ethnic relations. Guardian