Why I Want N3.5m Monthly Child Support From Femi Fani-Kayode — Ex-Wife

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu, has accused him of beating her up at several occasions including when she was pregnant. Chikwendu, who’s demanding full custody of their four sons, made the allegations in an affidavit she deposed in support of an originating motion brought pursuant to Section 69 of the Child’s Rights Act, 2003. “From the early days of our relationship, the respondent (Fani-Kayode), has always maintained a lifestyle of utter disregard to my feelings. This was evident in the way and manner the respondent assaulted me while pregnant with our first son. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) kicked me severally on my stomach over a petty argument that ensued. It was my friend, Vanessa, who was around at the material time that intervened at the nick of time to save me. I had to leave the respondent’s (Fani-Kayode’s) house a few days after this incident. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) repeated the same act when I was pregnant with tripl

WAEC Issues Fresh Update Concerning Its 2020 Examination

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) said on Sunday, June 7, that it is set to commence its activities in Nigeria.

The organisation said it would commence examination after the Nigerian government reopens schools across the country.

WAEC had suspended its examinations in March 2020 following the closure of schools in the country as the government announced lockdown of some states and Abuja.

The Nigerian Tribune quotes WAEC's spokesperson, Demianus Ojijeogu, as stating this during an interview. WAEC says it is prepared to conduct examinations in Nigeria

He explained that the organisation was fully set to commence its operations and conduct examinations for candidates but that it is not in a hurry.

He also said after schools resume, the organisation would have guidelines for conducting the examinations. He expects that WAEC would not rush its candidates into the examination even though it had provided them online study materials.

He said WAEC would release a new timetable for the conduct of the examination and that this is sure to give candidates enough time to get prepared. He explained that school teachers, and principals would be given enough time too to perfect their plans ahead of the examination.

It said provision would be made for the government to secure centres and schools for the examination since WAEC cares about the safety of its candidates and other stakeholders.

“So, we would be liaising with the federal ministry of education and that of the state in order to ensure we all have a hitch-free exam,” the spokesperson said.