Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Northern Nigeria is a tragic paradox. A walking contradiction, I mean. For over 40 years, the North has ruled Nigeria and controlled every aspect of her national life. The current President of Nigeria is from the North and virtually every security agencies in Nigeria including the paramilitary... read more »

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Fani-Kayode

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Mr. President, many believe that you cannot read and those that believe that you can claim that you cannot go beyond three lines. They say outside of that you can only comprehend cartoons. I do not share either view. I know you well enough to concede that when you consider a literary submission of... read more »

Oyo revokes parcels of land in Agodi, Jericho GRA over alteration of Land Use, others

Oyo Revokes Parcels of Land in Agodi, Jericho GRA over Alteration of Land U...

The government of Oyo State has approved the revocation of some plots of land located within the Agodi Government Reservation Area (GRA) and Jericho area of Ibadan. The revocation order, which was dated February 10, 2020, indicated that the affected plots of land were revoked for overriding public... read more »

IGP, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun

IGP, Southwest Governors agree on Amotekun

… To Run As State-Led Effort, Not Regional Initiative’   The Southwest Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun on Thursday has finally been adopted by Governors of all states in the Southwest and the Inspector General of Police (IGP). The Security Meeting On Community... read more »

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Sanwo-Olu opens 11 Road Network, Health Centre in Bariga

…Says Projects Symbolise ‘True Transformation’ At Grassroots     Residents of Bariga Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in the eastern part of Lagos State have reaped what could be termed “bountiful dividends” of local government autonomy... read more »

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Lagos to give Agric Estates, Farm Settlements Facelift – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards changing the face of the various agricultural estates and farm settlements in the State in order to boost production and encourage youth participation in... read more »

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GENCED, NED Trains Young Women on Political Leadership

The Gender Centre for Empowering Development (GenCED) collaborated National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USA on Wednesday trained young Women aspirants contesting for seats in Ghana’s upcoming 2020 general election on political leadership and public life. The... read more »

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Be Proactive: Provost tells Student Midwives

Be Proactive: Provost tells Student Midwives

The Provost of the Lagos State College of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health Nursing Igan.do, Mrs. Oyefunso Orenuga has urged Students Midwives to be proactive during intensive and clinical... read more »

Develop Good Networking Skills, GenCed advises Female Politicians

Develop Good Networking Skills, GenCed advises Female Politicians

In an effort to boost women’s leadership and political participation in Africa, the Executive Director, Gender Centre for Empowerment Development (GenCed), Miss Esther Tawiah has advised young women to develop good networking skills, and ensure honesty, integrity, transparency, accountability.   She disclosed this on Friday during a... read more »

Ogun State Govt Approves Amotekun Bill Proposal

Ogun State Govt Approves Amotekun Bill Proposal

The Ogun State Government on Wednesday approved the proposal for the creation of the Ogun State Security Network Agency. The approval was given at the State... read more »

Fed Poly Ilaro Suspends SUG President Caught in Cult A...

Fed Poly Ilaro Suspends SUG President Caught in Cult Activities

Ilaro Polytechnic Management  has suspended the Students Union, President, Adegboye Olatunji, who was arrested for engaging in cult activities. The young... read more »

If Nigerians Knew The Power Of Technology They Would No...

If Nigerians Knew The Power Of Technology They Would Not Accept Electricity Failure

12th February 2020 The simplest definitions for TECHNOLOGY on the internet are “Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical... read more »

Agriculture
Osun Gov Seeks Private Partnership to Revamp Agric Sector

Osun Gov Seeks Private Partnership to Revamp Agric Sector

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to partner private sector to revive the agriculture sector in the state. He said on Monday during a facility... read more »

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

The Lagos State Government has said the  sales of its popular brand, Lake Rice, will continue at all designated centres across the State despite the end of the Eid celebrations. While speaking on the reason for the continuous sales of the rice, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya affirmed that the products are... read more »

Kwara State to Partner AfDB on Infrastructure Devt., Wo...

Kwara State to Partner AfDB on Infrastructure Devt., Women Empowerment

Kwara State Government has opened talks with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on various areas of partnership, including road construction, small and medium... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultima...

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by Northern Youths

Following the decision taken by President Buhari to suspend RUGA implementation, a group known as the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has given the... read more »

Opinion Buhari’s Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

Opinion Buhari's Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

On October 18, 1990, the United States, in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), predicted the end of a country which was behaving almost as Nigeria is... read more »

Algeria
Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership champions Manchester City has finally signed Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for £60 million on a 5-year deal. This amount is about €68m or $80m. The signing finally put to rest the... read more »

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

After failing to sign the Leicester City play maker in the last transfer window, Premier league champions Manchester City is now set to close the deal for about £60m. This deals is expected to be concluded before the World Cup begins. Man City is also expected to sign Napoli midfielder, Jorginho for about £42m. Interestingly, none of these two... read more »

Aviation
AWCON
Biafra
Buried for 50 years: Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War by Frederick Forsyth

Buried for 50 years: Britain’s Shameful Role in the Biafran War b...

A million children starved to death. I’m haunted by the images I saw there – and by the complicity of the Wilson government It is a good thing to be proud of one’s country, and I am – most of... read more »

Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations

Opinion: Punch Newspapers, Kperogi and their Hypocritical Lamentations by Ikechukwu Eluigwe

How sincere is he who, having an elephant before him, uses a dog to give an example of a very large animal? How sincere is he, who having a dolphin before him, uses a frog to give an example of an aquatic animal? How sincere is he, who having a lion before him, uses a pussy cat as an example of a fierce predator? There are examples we use to... read more »

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Escapes L...

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Escapes Lynching in Austria

Another Nigerian government official has experienced the wrath of members of IPOB in Europe. This time it is Geoffrey Onyeama, the nation’s Minister of... read more »

Nigeria: Ike Ekweremadu Manhandled by IPOB Members in G...

Nigeria: Ike Ekweremadu Manhandled by IPOB Members in Germany

Former deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was shown in a video being manhandled by suspected IPOB members in Nuremburg Germany where he had gone... read more »

Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’...

Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa'ad and the Fulani Leaders by Oodua Group

The Sultan of Sokoto and Fulani Leader His Eminence Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad THE STATE OF THE NATION We write this letter to you considering your importance as... read more »

Boko Haram
Bishop Matthew Kukah's Homily at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi

Bishop Matthew Kukah’s Homily at the Funeral Mass of Semina...

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020). 1. We have gathered around the remains of... read more »

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in multiple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were... read more »

Communique: The Yoruba’s Stand on Buhari’s ...

Communique: The Yoruba's Stand on Buhari's Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria

Communique issued Today 25th of May 2019 at the end of the meeting of The Yoruba Summit Group. Present at the meeting which took place at Chief Ayo... read more »

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrori...

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrorist, Free 21 Captives

Following the hijack of a bus with about 20 passengers on Wednesday, the troops of 192 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, working... read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with abo...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with about 20 Passengers

About 20 people have been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists when their bus was hijacked at Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday. According to reports, the... read more »

Breaking News
Nigeria: DSS Invade Court while in Session to Rearrest Sowore Despite Court Order (Video)

Nigeria: DSS Invade Court while in Session to Rearrest Sowore Des...

Officers of the Department of State Services today stormed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in an attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now Movement, and his... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Declares Emergency on Lagos Roads, Rallies Julius Berger, HiTech, Others to Fix Damaged Roads

Sanwo-Olu Declares Emergency on Lagos Roads, Rallies Julius Berger, HiTech, Others to Fix Damaged Roads

…Rehabilitation Work Begins On Monday …Appeals To Lagosians, Says I Feel Your Pains Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday at the Lagos House Marina, ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the... read more »

Tribunal Sacks Osun PDP House of Reps Member

Tribunal Sacks Osun PDP House of Reps Member

“Delay will only sweeten the taste of victory – Reps Member reacted The Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Osogbo, on Monday, has nullified the... read more »

Protest as EFCC Allegedly Raids Ambode’s House in Epe

Protest as EFCC Allegedly Raids Ambode’s House in Epe

Epe Residents in Lagos State on Tuesday protested as EFCC operatives raided the house of the former Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Tony Orilade, EFCC... read more »

Nigeria: Fashola, Ngige, Keyamo Make Buhari’s Min...

Nigeria: Fashola, Ngige, Keyamo Make Buhari's Ministerial List

Nigerians’ wait for ministerial appointment may be at an end as the President has forwarded the list of his ministers to the National Assembly for... read more »

Burkina Faso
Burundi
Business
LAGESC displaces Street traders, hawkers in Iyana-Ipaja, Ikeja, Dopemu, Others

LAGESC Displaces Street Traders, Hawkers in Iyana-Ipaja, Ikeja, D...

…Vows to ensure strict enforcement of law prohibiting street trading. Officers of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) have embarked on an enforcement raid aimed at... read more »

Ikeja Electric Introduces E-Bills To Enhance Customer Experience

Ikeja Electric Introduces E-Bills To Enhance Customer Experience

Ikeja Electric distribution company has introduced its electronic billing (e-billing) platform, which enables customers to receive electricity bills promptly and conveniently, via channels such as SMS, USSD, email, IE Bill portal and IE mobile Application. This contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lagos by the Head, Corporate... read more »

Our PPP Initiative Yielding Results, Says Ogun State Go...

Our PPP Initiative Yielding Results, Says Ogun State Gov.

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday reiterated that his government Public Private Partnership initiative is already yielding results as large... read more »

Development: Reps Member Harps on Payment of Tax

Development: Reps Member Harps on Payment of Tax

A member, House of Representatives, Hon. Jide Jimoh on Wednesday called on the corporate organizations, business groups and Nigerians to pay tax for the... read more »

We are Looking at the Possibility of Starting the Kwara...

We are Looking at the Possibility of Starting the Kwara Version of Trader-Moni - AbdulRazaq

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has affirmed his position to understudy the TraderMoni programme of the Federal Government to extend soft... read more »

Cameroon
Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing - Nnamdi Kanu to Atiku

Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing – Nnamdi Ka...

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is on the search list of the Nigerian government, has decided to offer a legal advice to the candidate of the Peoples... read more »

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He's Not a Nigerian - APC to Election Tribunal

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He’s Not a Nigerian – APC to Election Tribunal

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the winner of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election, has filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian and therefore not qualified to have stood for the election. The... read more »

Celebration
Kwanzaa – Our Tool to Push Away the Looming Darkness

Kwanzaa – Our Tool to Push Away the Looming Darkness

24th December 2019 When explorers, missionaries and historians described Africa as the “Dark Continent” we condemned them as being antinubianists (Antinubianism is racism specifically against... read more »

Sallah: Sustain the Tempo of Peace, says Kwara State Gov

Sallah: Sustain the Tempo of Peace, says Kwara State Gov

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appealed to Kwarans to sustain the tempo of peace existing in the state for overall development. Speaking at the Ilorin praying on Sunday, the governor said the prevailing peace would attract investment and socioeconomic development. AbdulRazaq, who was represented by his Chief of Staff Adisa Logun,... read more »

Child Abuse
Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Lagos Partners Religious Institutions in Campaign Against Domesti...

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has concluded a two-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of religious institutions to respond to domestic violence as it remains a... read more »

Sanwo-Olu's Wife Pledges Support for Joint Legal Clinic

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Pledges Support for Joint Legal Clinic

The First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Friday vowed to support the Joint Legal Clinic of the State Ministry of Justice as part of efforts to preserve and protect the rights of citizens of the State. Mrs. Sanwo-Olu, who declared her support while welcoming the Joint Legal Clinic team on a courtesy visit at the Lagos House,... read more »

Corruption
How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of Liars? by Reno Omokri

How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great ...

I watched Femi Adesina’s interview on Channels Television on Sunday January 26, 2020, and I felt sorry, very sorry for General Muhammadu Buhari. First, his own wife, Aisha Buhari, exposes one of... read more »

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

26th January 2020 We need an answer to give African children and young people when they ask us, “Why is there so much stealing going on?” and “Why do our civil servants and politicians keep on looting public resources?” They deserve to be answered not only because they are going to have to suffer the consequences of living with the... read more »

The Idiot Class of Nigeria

The Idiot Class of Nigeria

10th October 2019 We can look around us at the type of society that different nations have created for themselves and come up with a general evaluation of the... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Operatives Arrests 18 Suspected Internet ...

Nigeria: EFCC Operatives Arrests 18 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arrested 18 (Eighteen) suspected internet fraudsters in Alagbado area of Lagos State. The... read more »

Poor Procurement Processes, Corruption Causes Education...

Poor Procurement Processes, Corruption Causes Educational Deficit in Lagos, Says Banwo

A consultant, Mr Kolawole Banwo has said facilities in Lagos schools remained dilapidated as a result of poor procurement processes and corrupt contracting of... read more »

Crime
Lagos Assembly Worries over Entry of Unchecked Foreign Nationals into the State

Lagos Assembly Worries over Entry of Unchecked Foreign Nationals ...

Lagos State House of Assembly has expressed dissatisfaction over the unchecked migration of foreign nationals into the State, expressing security concern and the need to arrest the situation... read more »

Lagos State Donates Patrol Vehicles, Motorbikes to Security Operatives

Lagos State Donates Patrol Vehicles, Motorbikes to Security Operatives

… creating a security trust fund has worked well for the State, says Sanwo-Olu Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has re-stated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that Lagos is free of crime as patrol vehicles and motorbikes were donated to security operatives. He made this known at the commissioning of... read more »

Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Warns Against Rep...

Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Warns Against Reprisal Attacks on Foreigners

….we’ll deal with troublemakers, Gov vows Lagos State Governor has vowed to deal with troublemakers exploiting the ongoing xenophobic attacks on... read more »

RE: Unlawful Killing, Nchatancha Community, Emene, Enug...

RE: Unlawful Killing, Nchatancha Community, Emene, Enugu East LGA

Ladies and gentlemen, everyone, today again, 22/08/2019, our stalls and offices received disheartening news over the unlawful killing of a woman (an Igbo... read more »

EFCC Raid: No Cause for Alarm, Says Ambode

EFCC Raid: No Cause for Alarm, Says Ambode

Former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday urged his supporters and the general public to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no... read more »

Drug Abuse
Economy
Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atiku Abubakar

Opinion: Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing by Atik...

John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three... read more »

Education, Healthcare top Lagos' N1.1trillion 2020 budget

Education, Healthcare top Lagos’ N1.1trillion 2020 budget

… Sanwo-Olu earmarks 62 per cent for capital spending With a proposed fiscal plan of N115 billion for public infrastructure, Lagos State, next year, will be a massive construction site. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, presented the Year 2020 Budget proposal to the House of Assembly, unveiling his administration’s plan to... read more »

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business ̵...

Nigeria: Northern Borders Still Open for Business - Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Federal government to fix the Lagos – Badagry road, saying such move will boost the... read more »

Employees in Lagos are Stressed, Burned Out and Exhaust...

Employees in Lagos are Stressed, Burned Out and Exhausted because of 'Hellish Traffic'

On 2nd August 2019, CNN published an article describing the state of traffic in Lagos, Nigeria and how that it was causing employees to burn out. A few months... read more »

Nigeria’s Impending Debt Default: A looming African Dis...

Nigeria’s Impending Debt Default: A looming African Disaster

In 2018, a BusinessDay editorial sounded the alarm about the prodigious growth of Nigeria’s debt profile at a time when government revenues were either flat... read more »

Education
Lagos State Prepared to Provide Quality Education to all Residents

Lagos State Prepared to Provide Quality Education to all Resident...

The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents. The move was disclosed on... read more »

We’ll Recruit Teachers to Maximise Quality Training - Sanwo-Olu

We’ll Recruit Teachers to Maximise Quality Training – Sanwo-Olu

…Commissions 110-Bed Maternity Home, School in Ajah Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday disclosed that the State would be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools. The Governor said his administration would spare no effort to expand quality teaching to pupils in all state-owned schools. The... read more »

Lagos State Govt. Meets School Administrators Ahead of ...

Lagos State Govt. Meets School Administrators Ahead of September 9 Resumption Date

… Urges Them To Advance the Education Sector Lagos State Government on Thursday met Head Teachers of public primary schools in the State with a call on the... read more »

Lagos SUBEB to Partner LNSC in the Fight Against Social...

Lagos SUBEB to Partner LNSC in the Fight Against Social Vices in Schools

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Thursday reiterated his commitment to seek the support of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Agency... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Reiterates Need to Promote Bilateral Relation...

Sanwo-Olu Reiterates Need to Promote Bilateral Relations

The Lagos State Government has restated its commitment to strengthen  and promote existing bilateral relations with United States. Governor Babajide... read more »

Egypt
World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi...

The Egyptian team lost 1:2 to Saudi Arabia, ending their World Cup campaign without a win. Having earlier lost to Uruguay and Russia, they ended without a single point. Salah opened scoring in the... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt's Exit

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt’s Exit

Uruguay won the Saudis by a lone goal to confirm their qualification to the round of 16 and Egypt’s exit from the tournament. In one of those tough permutations, Egypt would have stood a chance had Saudi Arabia won Uruguay. Luis Suarez’s 23rd minute strike was all Uruguay needed win the match.With Uruguay’s win, Egypt is now... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts Russia

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts, Russia

The Egyptians playing with their star player, Salah were defeated 3:1 by hosts Russia. The first half of the encounter ended goal-less but things changed when... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

In a keenly contested encounter, the Uruguayans narrowly edged past the Egyptian team by a lone goal. Just when fans were settling for a goal-less draw, Jose... read more »

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

Five countries will be flying the flag for Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. These countries include: Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and... read more »

Employment
Lagos Govt. to Create One-Stop Shop for Filmmakers

Lagos Govt. to Create One-Stop Shop for Filmmakers

As part of efforts to boost the film and entertainment industry, the Lagos State government is set to create a one-stop-shop of conceptualisation to finality for filmmakers in the State. The Lagos... read more »

Lagos Flags Off Skills Acquisition Program To Train 10,000 Girls In Furniture Upholstery

Lagos Flags Off Skills Acquisition Program To Train 10,000 Girls In Furniture Upholstery

…Reiterates Sanwo-Olu’s Commitment To Empower Women, Youths The Lagos State Government on Thursday reiterated the unwavering commitment of the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to continually implement initiatives targeted at empowering women and youths to become useful and responsible citizens. Speaking while flagging off... read more »

Lagos Govt Debunks Media Reports on Abolition of Wealth...

Lagos Govt Debunks Media Reports on Abolition of Wealth Creation Ministry

The Lagos State Government has denounced a report in a section of the media alleging that the Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has abolished the Ministry of... read more »

Over 25,000 Candidates Register on Ogun State’s J...

Over 25,000 Candidates Register on Ogun State Job Portal

The Ogun State government  has said over 25,000 unemployed youths have registered with the state Job Portal opened last week Thursday. Mr Mr Lekan Olude,... read more »

Lagos Emergency Workers Protests, Demand 5 Month Unpaid...

Lagos Emergency Workers Protests, Demand 5 Month Unpaid Salary

Some members of staff of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Response Unit (LRU) on Friday protested demanding the payment of over five months’... read more »

Entertainment
You – A Platform For Social Change

You – A Platform For Social Change

14th January 2020   Most people want to be commended, or valued, or “blessed” after they have done a good deed. Most of us want to be recognised after we have done something helpful. This is... read more »

Opinion: Are You A Marlian? - Bayo Adeyinka

Opinion: Are You A Marlian? – Bayo Adeyinka

It looks harmless- just ordinary dancing steps. Great legwork and body movements. Very rhythmic and colourful. It’s just a fad. And like all other fads, it will come, be around for a while and then expire. Ar least, we’ve had other fads and none lasted forever. Fads come and fads go. Another one will soon replace this Marlian Fad.... read more »

Nigerian Culture or Alternative Culture?

Nigerian Culture or Alternative Culture?

1st January 2020 Living in Nigeria, it is tiring to hear the usual response of, “This is Nigeria” or “This is not the UK” or “Are... read more »

Eid el-Kabir: Remember The Needy, As You Celebrate, Law...

Eid el-Kabir: Remember The Needy, As You Celebrate, Lawmaker Charges Well Meaning Nigerians

As Muslims faithful celebrate this year’s Eid el Kabir, a member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa... read more »

Eid-El-Kabir: Cleric Urges Nigerians to Live in Togethe...

Eid-El-Kabir: Cleric Urges Nigerians to Live in Togetherness and Peace

A renowned Ibadan based Islamic Cleric, Prof. Sabit Ariyo Olagoke on Friday  urged Nigerians to live in togetherness and peace as exemplified by Prophet... read more »

Environment
Lagos Commences Rapid Waste Recycling, as Sanwo-Olu Launches Initiative

Lagos Commences Rapid Waste Recycling, as Sanwo-Olu Launches Init...

Lagos State Government on Thursday introduced a new culture of waste disposal and management with the launch of Blue Box Initiative aimed at achieving greener city and wealth generation. The... read more »

Two BRT Buses Involved in a Head-on Collision

Two BRT Buses Involved in a Head-on Collision

Two BRT buses were involved in a head-on collision on Monday at Asolo, Ikorodu road in Lagos while trying to avoid knocking down  Okada riders who were illegally plying the route. This was confirmed by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) via their official Twitter handle. The accident which occurred on the BRT corridor resulted... read more »

Lagos to Boost Capacity of PSP Waste Operators to Procu...

Lagos to Boost Capacity of PSP Waste Operators to Procure Equipment, Says Bello

Lagos State Government on Monday emphasized its readiness to boost the capacity of Private Sector Participation (PSP) waste operators in the state through the... read more »

Ogun Govt Distributes Relief Materials to Flood Victim...

Ogun Govt Distributes Relief Materials to Flood Victims

Ogun State government has distributed relief materials to victims of flood disaster caused by torrential rainfall in Opako-Adigbe, Abeokuta. Speaking during... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Appoints Dr Fasawe General Manager of LASEPA

Sanwo-Olu Appoints Dr Fasawe General Manager of LASEPA

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Princess Dolapo Fasawe as the General Manager of Lagos State Environmental... read more »

Fashion
Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

It’s an already known fact that the kit of the Nigerian Super Eagles took center stage. Following in this path, the Super Eagles traveled to Russia in a stylish traditional outfit that is... read more »

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle's Kit Sells Out On First Day

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit Sells Out On First Day

The replica of the Nigerian Super Eagle’s kit which was released for sale to the public on June 1 has sold out on the first day with about three million pre-orders. People were seen queuing up outside Nike’s store in London in a bid to get the kit which sold for £64.95 (about N32,000). The Nigerian kit appears to have won them new... read more »

Finance
Nigeria: EFCC Arraigns Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer for $2. 14Million Fraud

Nigeria: EFCC Arraigns Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer for $2. 14Milli...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office on Wednesday arraigned one Abdullahi Babalele before Justice Iniekenimi Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, sitting in... read more »

No Account of Mine Has 9.9BN, I Served with Integrity - Ambode

No Account of Mine Has 9.9BN, I Served with Integrity – Ambode

The former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him. Saying he deserved rest with his family and loved ones without the unwarranted attacks on his well-earned... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests Youth Corps member, NAU Graduate ...

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests Youth Corps member, NAU Graduate for Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested the duo of Ademola Babajide Adeniyi, a serving youth corps member, and... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests Man for Alleged N150m Money Laund...

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests Man for Alleged N150m Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested one Nelson Emuobosa Omo-Ode, for alleged money laundering. Omo-Ode, a 32,... read more »

Nigeria: Investigate Pre-shipment Inspection Cancellati...

Nigeria: Investigate Pre-shipment Inspection Cancellation Order, Groups Urges Lawan

A group, Social Integrity Network (SIN) on Tuesday urged the Senate President,  Dr.  Ahmad Lawan to urgently investigate the pre-shipment inspection which... read more »

Fitness and Wellbeing
Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If...

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if institutions of... read more »

A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Because He Can WORK, Not Because He Can WALK – Reno Omokri

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run for a second term having trekked for 800 meters yesterday. In a series of tweets, Reno said that since he jogs 5 miles daily, he was clearly better suited for the job. He statement read... read more »

Food
Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sales of Lake Rice for Eid Celebration

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sales of Lake Rice for Eid Celebration

The Lagos State Government has commenced the sales of Lake Rice at various outlets across the State in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of... read more »

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic 'Ponmo'

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘Ponmo’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday destroyed a truckload of toxic “ponmo” which was seized a few days ago at Ijegun by the Igando/Ikotun Police Command. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, made this known at the Medical Dumpsite, Ewu Elepe, Ikorodu, where the destruction of the toxic Ponmo took... read more »

Nigeria: Osinbajo is a Liar – Reno Omokri

Nigeria: Osinbajo is a Liar - Reno Omokri

Former assistant former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has taken to his Twitter account to call out Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, calling him an... read more »

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotech...

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers T...

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen
We Shall Not Bow - Femi Fani-Kayode

We Shall Not Bow – Femi Fani-Kayode

“I am the leader of Uthman Danfodio dynasty. I have never seen where in the hundred books that Uthman Danfodio said Nigeria belongs to the Fulani. What he wrote was the role of Islam in... read more »

Nigeria: Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Snub Abdusalam's Meeting Over Invitation of Miyetti Allah

Nigeria: Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Snub Abdusalam’s Meeting Over Invitation of Miyetti Allah

Leaders of the Southern and Middle belt areas of Nigeria have declined the invitation extended to them by former head of state, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar to a roundtable on national issues and security. The decision not to attend the meeting was based on the inclusion of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in the round... read more »

Opinion: Arewa Consultative Forum – A People in S...

Opinion: Arewa Consultative Forum - A People in Self Denial

The Arewa Consultative Forum on Wednesday kicked against what it termed “Criminalising the Fulani. This is a fallout of the atrocities committed by... read more »

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah and Fulani Herdsmen Commence Vig...

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah and Fulani Herdsmen Commence Vigilante Operations In Yorubaland

In a shocking development, a Miyetti Allah vigilante group has been spotted operating in Ondo state, Nigeria. This revelation was made by one Kayode Ajulo, a... read more »

Opinion: A Word for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah –...

Opinion: A Word for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah - Fani-Kayode

“If it is Fulani today, yesterday it was the Igbos”- Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. I have immense respect for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah but to compare the... read more »

Gabon
Ghana
Non-Profit Startup, Liars & Phonies is Introducing a New Culture of OP-EDS to the World

University of Ghana Student Has Created the World’s First P...

The non-profit startup Liars & Phonies is NOT a digital newspaper. Instead, it is a “pedpaper” that publishes op-eds, especially those focused on how democracy, human rights and freedoms have... read more »

Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the benefit of his state visit to Ghana to draw lessons from his Ghanaian counterpart, President Nana Akufo-Addo on how to run a peaceful, united and economically vibrant nation. The party also criticised the President for offering to assist Ghana in her war against... read more »

HIV/AIDS
Human Rights
Amotekun is a Battle Won in the Federalism War - Afenifere

Amotekun is a Battle Won in the Federalism War – Afenifere

The General Assembly of Afenifere held today at the Àkúrẹ́ home of the Leader, Chief R.F Fasoranti OFR. After exhaustive deliberations on the state of the country, the following communique was... read more »

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War - Reno Omokri

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War – Reno Omokri

Recently, the firebrand ex Second Republic member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, warned or threatened that Nigeria may experience another civil war if the Western Nigeria Security Network, better known as Amotekun, is allowed to go ahead. His exact words were as follows: “This idea of Amotekun was an act of recklessness.... read more »

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi ...

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala

What we now have is a government overtaken by paranoia. Omoyele Sowore planned a nationwide demonstration against the government of President Muhammadu... read more »

Lagos Assembly Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians

Lagos Assembly Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians

Lagos  State House  of Assembly on Thursday condemned in strong terms the xenophobic attacks by South Africans on Nigerians living in their country. The... read more »

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens ...

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senator Cautions Citizens Against Reprisal Attacks

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations, Senator (Dr.) Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru has... read more »

Inspirational
Judiciary
Imo Assembly: Defectors Have Lost Their Seats - PDP

Imo Assembly: Defectors Have Lost Their Seats – PDP

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received reports that some members of the Imo state House of Assembly elected on the platform of our great party, have decided to... read more »

Opinion: Push for Political Islam is Insensitive and Needless, Portends a Grave Danger to Security and Stability

Opinion: Push for Political Islam is Insensitive and Needless, Portends a Grave Danger to Security and Stability

By Majeed Dahiru The rise to power of President Muhammadu in 2015 birthed a far right political culture that sparked off a wave of ethno-geographic and religious populism across the Muslim north. President Buhari’s reputation as a champion of political Islam and a defender of northern interests was reinforced by his elevation of nepotism to... read more »

PDP Loses Out as Tribunal Upholds Reps Member, Jimoh...

PDP Loses Out as Tribunal Upholds Reps Member, Jimoh's Victory

The national and state Houses of Assembly petition tribunal sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday, struck out the petition filed by the PDP and Tajudeen Jaiyeola... read more »

Opinion: No One is Expecting the Supreme Court to Prono...

Opinion: No One is Expecting the Supreme Court to Pronounce Atiku Winner But...

No one is ever expecting the Supreme Court to pronounce Atiku winner but the point I believe they want to score has been achieved. I have been in that court... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants FG’s Request to Declare Shi...

Nigeria: Court Grants FG's Request to Declare Shiite Terrorists

With several clashes between the Nigerian Police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), aka Shiites, that led to the death of Usman Umar, Deputy... read more »

Justice
Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from African Leaders

Xenophobic Attacks: AYDEC Calls for Swift Diplomatic Redress from...

African Youth for Development Commission (AYDEC) on Tuesday called on the United Nations, African Union Commission, Diplomatic Peace Organization, African Leaders and especially the Governments of... read more »

Lagos Assembly Calls For Overhaul of Surveyor General's Office Over Unending Land Disputes

Lagos Assembly Calls For Overhaul of Surveyor General’s Office Over Unending Land Disputes

The Lagos State Assembly has set up an Ad-Hoc Committee to unravel the alleged precarious activities of officials in the State Surveyor-General’s Office and other surveyors in the State. Similarly, the House called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Surveyor General of the state to overhaul his office with a view to curb the... read more »

Opinion: I Won’t Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe...

Opinion: I Won't Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

I don’t expect that Sowore is not prepared to be in detention, so I’m not too worried about his loss of freedom. That goes with the territory.... read more »

Opinion: Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shiites...

Opinion: Buhari's Misguided Invitation of Shiites to Terrorism by Femi Aribisala

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the... read more »

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Fr...

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Freedom of Worship - Presidency

Presidency says proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shiites in the... read more »

Kenya
Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Donald Trump will welcome Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta to the White House on Monday for what will be only the second one-on-one meeting the US president has held with an African leader since he took... read more »

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again - Trump, Speaking About Buhari

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again – Trump, Speaking About Buhari

“I never want to meet someone so lifeless again”. This according to Financial Times was what Donald Trump, President of the United States said to an aid after President Buhari’s much touted visit to the United States Months back. This revelation is coming on the heels of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta’s scheduled... read more »

Lagos News
Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban - Transport for Lagos by Babatunde Gbadamosi

Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban – Transport for Lagos by Babatu...

Sometime last month, The Lagos State Government announced a partial ban on ALL operators of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in some named parts of Lagos State. The ban went into effect... read more »

BRT Bus Accident: LASG Arraigns Truck Driver for Reckless Driving

BRT Bus Accident: LASG Arraigns Truck Driver for Reckless Driving

The Lagos State Government, through the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Ministry of Justice on Friday arraigned the Dangote cement truck driver who was involved in the road accident that led to the death of four persons in Ikorodu. This contained in release by the Ministry  stated that the accused person, Mr. Sheriff Adebayo, was... read more »

Enforcement of Ban on Okada and Tricycle Operations in ...

Enforcement of Ban on Okada and Tricycle Operations in Lagos Island Commences

The Lagos State Government on Monday commenced the enforcement of the ban on Okada and Tricycle operations within the Lagos Central Business District in... read more »

New Policies on Okada to be Announced Soon – Sanw...

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has said that new policies that will regulate the operations of Okada in the state are underway. The... read more »

Lagos Residents Seeking Accommodation to Engage LASRETR...

Lagos Residents Seeking Accommodation to Engage LASRETRAD

The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Government on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka has enjoined residents seeking accommodation to engage the services of... read more »

Legislature
Senator Abaribe's Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish - Presidency

Senator Abaribe’s Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foo...

President Buhari to resign on what basis? Just because some characters think that President Buhari should resign, then they expect him to quit. That call does not represent the opinion of the... read more »

Lagos Assembly Moves Against Ambode, Begins Probe Of N45bn Buses

Lagos Assembly Moves Against Ambode, Begins Probe Of N45bn Buses

The Lagos State House Assembly on Tuesday has set-up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by the administration of former governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state. The House stated this during a plenary that it was important to investigate the purchase of the 820 buses out of the 5,000 buses proposed by former governor Akinwunmi... read more »

Updated: Lagos Assembly Confirms 35 Cabinet Nominees, R...

Breaking News: Lagos Assembly Confirms 35 Cabinet Nominees, Rejects Samuel Obafemi George, Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday has rejected the confirmation of three commissioner-nominees out of the Thirty-Eight names submitted by the... read more »

World Hepatitis Day: Lawmaker Advocates Periodic Testin...

World Hepatitis Day: Lawmaker Advocates Periodic Testing, Treatment To Achieve Global Elimination

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 on Tuesday said low coverage testing and treatment are... read more »

Lagos House of Assembly Constitutes Committee to Screen...

Lagos House of Assembly Constitutes Committee to Screen Commissioners, Special Adviser nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday constituted a 16-man ad-hoc committee to screen Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s nominees for commissioner and... read more »

Life
World Youth Skills Day: FG Tasked To Include Skill Acquisition in School Curriculum

World Youth Skills Day: FG Tasked To Include Skill Acquisition in...

In a bid to encourage entrepreneurship and improve country’s economy, the federal and state governments have been urged to accommodate skills acquisition in the school curriculum. Mrs Alaba... read more »

Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Nigeria’s second republic President Alhaji Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. Shagari passed on this morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness. He became the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria when he took over from the military administration of Olusegun Obasanjo on October 1, 1979. He however only served... read more »

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His ...

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His Death

Efemena Okedi, the wife of late Raggae artiste, Chux Ohai, aka Ras Kimono, is dead. The death of the 42-year-old is coming three weeks after her husband was... read more »

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain I...

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.

“Who is that?” He asked with feigned shock etched vividly on his face. “That White Man over there!” she said pointing at me. I looked up from my desk... read more »

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

African parents abuse their children all in the name of home training and discipline. I saw an article online and I totally agree with it. African parents... read more »

Lifestyle
Eid El-Kabir: Sanwo-Olu Assures Lagosians of Maximum Entertainment

Eid El-Kabir: Sanwo-Olu Assures Lagosians of Maximum Entertainme...

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured lagosians, fun lovers, tourists and religious faithful that all the various Parks and Beaches across the State are ready and in good shape to... read more »

Eid-el- Kabir: LAWMA Urges Lagosians on Proper Waste Disposal

Eid-el- Kabir: LAWMA Urges Lagosians on Proper Waste Disposal

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Wednesday urged  residents to properly dispose of their domestic wastes during and after the forth-coming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Assistant Director, Public Affairs of LAWMA, Mrs. Folashade Kadiri, disclosed this in a statement that adequate measures had been put in place to ensure that the... read more »

Osinbajo, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, others Celebrates Jakande ...

Osinbajo, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, others Celebrates Jakande at 90

“Unbroken Progressive Governance Part Of Jakande’s Legacies” says Tinubu Asiwaju Tinubu on Tuesday described Jakande as a “foremost progressive... read more »

Wedding Ends as Mother-In Law and Bride Fight Over Food...

Wedding Ends as Mother-In Law and Bride Fight Over Food on Wedding Day

Wonders they say shall never end. What should have been a happy and joyous celebration ended in fisticuffs as a mother-in law and her daughter-in law to be... read more »

South Africa: Girl School’s Naked Cultural Perfor...

South Africa: Girl School's Naked Cultural Performance Sparks Outrage

A video of some school girls performing at a competition wearing very skimpy outfits, has sparked serious outrage. The outfit which leaves the breasts and... read more »

Magazine
Opinion: The White Man's Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man's - A Preference for All Things Foreign

Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream Is Better than the Black...

26th September 2019 This is a worldwide phenomenon. Black people seem happiest when we give over our money to someone who is not from our own community. I will give an illustration from an article by... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku Lost Our Support Because He Promised Restructuring - Arewa Consultative Forum

Nigeria: Atiku Lost Our Support Because He Promised Restructuring – Arewa Consultative Forum

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has stated that it did not support Atiku because he promised to restructure Nigeria. This revelation among others were revealed when Punch’s reporter Godwin Isenyo interviewed Anthony Sani, the group’s Secretary-General. Below is a transcript of the interview: What is your view on the just concluded... read more »

Mali
Morocco
World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

Morocco ended their World Cup campaign with a fiery performance which saw them holding Spain to a 2:2 draw. Morocco opened scoring in the 14th minute through Boutaib and Isco leveled things up for... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

Morocco has become the first African side to fully crash out of the tournament following a 1:0 defeat to Portugal today. Ronaldo’s 4th minute header was sufficient to seal the win for the Portuguese and a ticket home for the Moroccans. After the match, the Moroccan coach said “We qualified for a World Cup after 20 years and we’ve... read more »

Music
News
Amotekun: Oyo Exco Council Approves Bill, Transmits to State Assembly

Amotekun: Oyo Exco Council Approves Bill, Transmits to State Asse...

Oyo state Executive Council has approved the Oyo State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corp Bill 2020 for onward transmission to the state house of assembly. The approval was given at the State... read more »

Opinion: A Clarion Call for “CAN” to be Banned in Nigeria by Ibrahim Jalo Jalingo

Opinion: A Clarion Call for “CAN” to be Banned in Nigeria by Ibrahim Jalo Jalingo

The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN is becoming a threat to peaceful coexistence of Nigeria as an indivisible sovereign country. The Christian body resorted to inviting foreign countries of United States, Britain and Israel to invade Nigeria and handover the country to them, in their selfish interest of enslaving other religious faiths in... read more »

Opinion: The Public Discourse Over Amotekun – Bol...

Opinion: The Public Discourse Over Amotekun - Bola Ahmed Tinubu

This issue has dominated recent discourse and media headlines. Distilled to its basics, it concerns how best state governments can assist with the safety and... read more »

Opinion: Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn As a Game Changer For 2023 by Reno...

Opinion: Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn As a Game Changer For 2023 by Reno Omokri

A lot has been written about the introduction of the region wide security outfit for the Southwest, known as Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn. Much of it is built around... read more »

Opinion: Much Ado About Arabic on Naira Notes and Niger...

Opinion: Much Ado About Arabic on Naira Notes and Nigerian Army Flag

Recently, a lawyer sued the Federal Government on the issue of Arabic inscriptions on our currency and on the Nigerian Army’s logo. The fellow, Malcolm... read more »

Nigeria
Opinion: 2023, Bola Tinubu and the Cost of Political Miscalculation

Opinion: 2023, Bola Tinubu and the Cost of Political Miscalculati...

The godfather of Lagos politics, Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2015, led the Southwest into an alliance with the north to birth the All Progressive Alliance (APC). His decision, evidently, was... read more »

Nigeria: Former President Goodluck Jonathan Responds to David Cameron

Nigeria: Former President Goodluck Jonathan Responds to David Cameron

Following the claims that former prime Minister of England, David Cameron made in his book regarding former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, former President Goodluck Jonathan has released a statement as follows: “I read the comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, in his new book, For the Record, in which... read more »

Lagos Gov Appoints Abdullahi as Acting Commissioner for...

Lagos Gov Appoints Abdullahi as Acting Commissioner for Waterfront

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday approved the appointment of Mallam Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi as Acting Commissioner for Waterfront... read more »

Independence: There’s Hope for Nigeria to Emerge ...

Independence: There's Hope for Nigeria to Emerge Among the World's Greatest Nations, Sanwo-Olu

…Lauds Sacrifice Of Founding Fathers To Free Nation From Colonial Rule Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday urged Nigerians not to lose hope... read more »

Nigeria: I will be President After Buhari – Pasto...

Nigeria: I will be President After Buhari - Pastor Tunde Bakare

One time Vice Presidential candidate under President Muhammadu Buhari and Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, a church in Lagos, Nigeria has caused some... read more »

Opinion
Opinion: Like Osinbajo, like Gbajabiamila by Lasisi Olagunju

Opinion: Like Osinbajo, like Gbajabiamila by Lasisi Olagunju

A Yoruba officer walked up to Mr Oladipo Diya at the height of his 1997 crisis with his boss, Mr Sani Abacha. “Sir, what is happening?” The very senior officer looked away from the colonel and... read more »

Opinion: Judicial Coup D'etat in Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Judicial Coup D’etat in Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

The upshot of all this is that it is a waste of time casting votes in any future presidential election. We just went through the worst presidential election in Nigeria’s history.  To add insult to injury, we have now been assaulted with the worst judicial verdict in the history of Nigeria.  The presidential election petitions tribunal (PEPT)... read more »

Opinion: Can’t we Just be Normal?

Opinion: Can't we Just be Normal?

I regularly hear words such as, “Our great country” or “We can be great again” in reference to Nigeria. Such words make me wonder what... read more »

Opinion: The Courts Must Nullify President Buhari’...

Opinion: The Courts Must Nullify President Buhari's Election on Grounds of Perjury by Femi Aribisala.

In filing his INEC papers for the 2019 presidential election, President Buhari lied under oath.  He committed outright perjury. There can be no doubt that we... read more »

APC: Corruption Incorporated by Femi Aribisala.

APC: Corruption Incorporated by Femi Aribisala.

It would appear that one of the requirements for the distinction of being a member of the president’s cabinet is to have a case of corrupt enrichment with... read more »

Petroleum
Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday visited victims of the recent Ijegun pipeline fire incident who are receiving treatment at the Trauma and Burns Unit of the Gbagada General... read more »

Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board

Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr Thomas John as the acting alternate chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of the former Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, who announced this in Abuja, stated... read more »

Photos
Politics
A Message of Gratitude to Nigerians For Your Support on this Necessary Journey - Atiku

A Message of Gratitude to Nigerians For Your Support on this Nece...

Dearly beloved citizens of Nigeria, I write to personally thank you for your support for our shared common goal and the solidarity I enjoyed from all walks of life and every strata of society, right... read more »

Ogun State Governor Vows to Complete Ongoing Projects

Ogun State Governor Vows to Complete Ongoing Projects

…. we are not interested in vendetta, says Abiodun Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday vowed that all uncompleted project started by the immediate past administration that has direct impart on the socio-economic well-being of the people, will be completed, as his government is not out for vendetta. The  governor, who... read more »

Osun Govt Declares Friday, August 30 as Public Holiday ...

Osun Govt Declares Friday, August 30 as Public Holiday for Islamic New Year

Osun State Government on Thursday declared tomorrow, Friday, 30th August, 2019 public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra 1441 AH. The Hijrah... read more »

Gov Abiodun Promises to Reposition Public Service for G...

Gov Abiodun Promises to Reposition Public Service for Greater Effectiveness

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Monday reiterated his decision on working towards repositioning the civil and public service for effecient service... read more »

Sanwo-Olu’s Cabinet Ends Retreats, Pledges Commit...

Sanwo-Olu's Cabinet Ends Retreats, Pledges Commitment to Greater Lagos Vision

The retreat organised for members of Lagos State Executive Council and Permanent Secretaries ended at the weekend on high note, with the cabinet members... read more »

Press Statement
Police Killing: Where is the “Rescued” Notorious Kidnapper? Police to Nigerian Army

Police Killing: Where is the “Rescued” Notorious Kidnapper? Polic...

The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to the Press Release by the Nigerian Army dated 07 August, 2019, seeking to justify the unprovoked and unwarranted murder of three (3) Police... read more »

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Lagos: Relatives of Deceased LGs/SUBEB Staff Receive Insurance Benefits in Lagos

The families of 197 deceased staff of local governments and the State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB) received letters of Insurance benefits from Lagos State Government,  The letters which was in conjunction with LASACO preceded the presentation of cheques to the beneficiaries of deceased staff after a verification exercise by the State... read more »

Press Release: For the Records – What VP Osinbajo...

Press Release: For the Records - What VP Osinbajo Said on Kidnapping

Nowhere was the word exaggerated used Our attention has been drawn to misleading reports in a section of the media purportedly made by and attributed to Vice... read more »

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me...

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me Is an Abuse of Process Taken Too Far- Innoson

Filed Notice of Appeal and Motion for Stay of Execution Against The Order. The issuance of bench warrant against me by the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos,... read more »

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Afri...

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right's Promotion

STAND Foundation has urged humanitarian agencies in the Africa continent to keep working to promote, protect and enforce the rights of children, creating a... read more »

Real Estate
LASG Warns Residents Against Alteration of Approved Designs

LASG Warns Residents Against Alteration of Approved Designs

Lagos State Government has issued a warning to the residents of state-owned housing Estates to desist from modifying the approved designs of structures within their environment. The Permanent... read more »

Three-storey Building Collapses in Lagos

Three-storey Building Collapses in Lagos

A three-storey has reportedly collapsed in the Ososa area of Bariga, Lagos State. The building collapsed around 9.30pm on Sunday. According to the Eye witness, six people had been rescued, and that many more might be trapped in the rubble. Residents said men of the Lagos State Fire Service were already on the ground, but were unable to gain entry... read more »

Religion
Eid-el-Kabir: Do Gods Will, Pray For Your Leaders - Obasa

Eid-el-Kabir: Do Gods Will, Pray For Your Leaders – Obasa

Lagos Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has charged Nigerians to constantly submit to the will of God and pray for his guidance and divine direction in giving the leaders the right ideas for a... read more »

Eid al-Adha: Sanwo-Olu Urges Muslims to Emulates Prophet's Lessons, Sacrifice

Eid al-Adha: Sanwo-Olu Urges Muslims to Emulates Prophet’s Lessons, Sacrifice

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged Nigerians to emulate the lessons of sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim and work for the progress and stability of the nation. In a statement by Gboyega Akosile, the Governor’s Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Sanwo-Olu noted that Eid al-Adha became a symbolic event in the history of mankind,... read more »

Kwara Imam Cautions Nigerians Against Personal Demands ...

Kwara Imam Cautions Nigerians Against Personal Demands from Govt. Officials

The Chief Imam of Admiralty Villa Central Mosque, Sheikh Sa’adudeen Muhammad Jamiu, on Friday cautioned Nigerians to refrain from making personal demands... read more »

Nigeria: Respect the Rule of Law, Lawmaker Urges FG, Sh...

Hon. Jimoh Olajide

A member, House of Representatives Hon. Jimoh Olajide has called on the Federal government, the Shi’ites group to respect the rule of law and the... read more »

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate –...

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate - Presidency

The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where... read more »

Safety
Security
Ondo State Officially Bans Okada Riders on Ore Expressway

Ondo State Officially Bans Okada Riders on Ore Expressway

The Ondo State Government on Thursday officially ban the operations of commercial motorcycles, popularly called `Okada’ on the Ore Expressway following the frequent incidences of crimes in the... read more »

Abiodun Tasks Traditional Rulers on Security

Abiodun Tasks Traditional Rulers on Security

….be careful of how you treat traditional rulers – Olu of Ilaro tells Politicians The Ogun State Governor,  Prince Dapo Abiodun on Friday tasked traditional rulers to ensure peace and security in their respective communities as the security challenges threatened peace in the State. The governor charged them while receiving the... read more »

Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Assures Police of Improved We...

Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Assures Police of Improved Welfare Package

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo – Olu on Tuesday assured improved welfare of the officers of the State Rapid Response squad (RRS) towards ensuring... read more »

Lagos RRS Nabs Suspect Planting Maids to Steal

Lagos RRS Nabs Suspect Planting Maids to Steal

The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command, has arrested  a suspect who specialised in planting maid in homes to rob... read more »

NIgeria: Kwara State Government Calls for Calm after Ab...

NIgeria: Kwara State Government Calls for Calm after Abduction Incident

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has called for calm following the unfortunate abduction of some Turkish nationals in Edu local government area of... read more »

Senegal
World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

Senegal has crashed out of the World Cup after losing 0:1 to Colombia. Senegal was Africa’s last representative in the tournament which means no African side made it out of the groups. A 74th... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

Senegal has drawn 2:2 with Japan in their second group match. The Senegalese opened scoring in the 11th minute through a Sadio Mane tap in. 23 minutes later, The Japanese leveled up the score through Takashi Inui ending the first half in a 1:1 draw. In the second half, Senegal took the lead in the 71st minute through Moussa Wague. However, the... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

Senegal defeated Poland by 2:1 to give Africa its first win in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. Senegal’s first goal was put down as an own goal after a... read more »

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a 5-0 thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday to march towards the Champions... read more »

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Senegal have been disqualified from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a riot forced the abandonment of Saturday’s home tie with Ivory Coast. It is not... read more »

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South Africa
SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Zimbabwean Government on its People and Student Leaders

SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Zimbabwean ...

The Southern African Student Union (SASU) is utterly disgusted and dismayed by the ongoing criminal behaviour being carried out by security forces in Zimbabwe. The corrupt Zimbabwean government... read more »

South African: President Zuma Resigns

South African: President Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.. The BBC reports that Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Zuma’s governing ANC party had told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old had been... read more »

Sport
Lagos Sports Summer Camp Holds from August 31

Lagos Sports Summer Camp Holds from August 31

The Lagos State maiden multi-sports camp for children between ages 9 and 16, tagged “Lagos Sports Summer Camp”, will kick-off at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Saturday,... read more »

National Youth Games: LSSC Conducts Screening for Athletes

National Youth Games: LSSC Conducts Screening for Athletes

The Lagos State Sports Commission, LSSC, has conducted screening for all Athletes who will represent the State at the forthcoming Fifth National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara State from 7th to 17th September 2019. The exercise, which took place inside the main bowl of the Teslim Balogun Stadium and conducted by LSSC and some of the Sports... read more »

Sports: Iwobi Finally Signs a 5-Year Deal with Everton ...

Sports: Iwobi Finally Signs a 5-Year Deal with Everton FC

Alex Iwobi has signed for Everton from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee after agreeing a five-year deal until the end of June 2024. The 23-year-old forward is... read more »

José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst s...

José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst start in 28 years

José Mourinho has been sacked as Manchester United manager following Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool, ending a tenure that began in May 2016. United... read more »

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Nigeria’s ace winger and Chelsea player Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football. Moses who will turn 28 in December says he... read more »

Tanzania
Terrorism
Nigeria: Get Obasanjo Arrested, He Doesn’t Mean Well for the Country - Miyetti-Allah

Nigeria: Get Obasanjo Arrested, He Doesn’t Mean Well for the Coun...

In a letter dated July 15, Obasanjo asked the president to take decisive action on insecurity, saying the situation could degenerate into a full-blown crisis if not tackled appropriately. Obasanjo... read more »

Opinion: You are a Disgrace to the Noble Yoruba Ancestry - Nnamdi Kanu to Tinubu

Opinion: You are a Disgrace to the Noble Yoruba Ancestry – Nnamdi Kanu to Tinubu

You cannot sacrifice the blood of your brethren on the shrine of your greed, conceit and unbridled 2023 presidential political ambition. You are a disgrace to the noble Yoruba ancestry. You allow your self-centred avarice and ego to stifle the aspirations and destiny of your people. I must remind you today that your Fulani masters will never do... read more »

Nigeria: UK Report Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousa...

NIgeria: UK Rreport Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians

The global independent report on the persecution of Christians authored by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen Bishop of Truro in the United Kingdom was recently... read more »

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Cal...

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified... read more »

Opinion: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elec...

Nigeria: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elections

With the current exchanges of verbal batons across political parties, there is no doubt that the 2019 general elections are presenting the nation a lot... read more »

Transportation
Ogun State Govt. Commences Sango/Agbado/Oke Aro-Ojodu Abiodun Road Projects

Ogun State Govt. Commences Sango/Agbado/Oke Aro-Ojodu Abiodun Roa...

The Ogun state governnor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has commenced extensive palliative measures on the 32Km Sango ,/Agbado/Oke Aro -Ojodu Abiodun road. The Sango-Ojodu-Abiodun road is one of the roads... read more »

Badagry Expressway : Lagos Govt Commences Demolition of Shanties

Badagry Expressway : Lagos Govt Commences Demolition of Shanties

The Lagos State government taskforce on Tuesday commenced the demolition of shanties along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway after the expiration of 7-days ultimatum issued to the traders. The Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salaam, who led the cleanup team in the company of the Chairman, Lagos Task Force CSP... read more »

Lagos Task Force Orders Removal of Illegal Structures, ...

Lagos Task Force Orders Removal of Illegal Structures, Kiosks on Badagry Expressway

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force Lagos State Taskforce on Wednesday ordered the removal of all illegal structures, Kiosks and the end to commercial... read more »

Lekki Toll: Lagos Residents, Motorists Commends Sanwo-O...

Lekki Toll: Lagos Residents, Motorists Commends Sanwo-Olu's Decision on Electronic System

Residents and motorist in Lagos have commended the State Government for proposing a “touch and go” electronic payment system that will allow... read more »

Nigeria: Court Rules that FRSC Can No Longer Fine Motor...

Nigeria: Court Rules that FRSC Can No Longer Fine Motorists

In case you missed this: FRSC ‘can no longer’ fine motorists, court rules. A federal high court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road... read more »

Tunisia
World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

The Belgian team saw off their Tunisian opponents with a 5:2 scoreline. Hazard opened score with a penalty in the 6th minute while Lukaku doubled the lead in the 16th minute. The Tunisians looked... read more »

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

England edged past Tunisia with a 2:1 score line. The match which was looking like it was going to be Africa’s first result at the on-going World Cup ended up in another loss for an African team. Harry Kane had opened score for the English in the 11th minute, pouncing on a parry by the goalkeeper to tap in the first goal. Tunisia responded... read more »

Uganda
Videos
Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

A road safety officer had the misfortune of hitting a Benz G-wagon while drunk-driving. Road safety officers are usually dreaded by road users because of their eagerness to pounce on real and... read more »

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG's Speech?

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG’s Speech?

A video of the Nigerian Inspector of Police, Idris Ibrahim, fumbling badly with his speech has been trending online. The speech was given on May 14 2018 at the commissioning of the Police Intelligence Unit at Kano. It is not clear what happened or if he was not privy to the speech. One thing however was very clear – this was a disgrace to... read more »

World Cup
World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden... read more »

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4:2. In a match that saw Croatia having about 61% of the ball possession, the French took the lead through an 18th minute own goal, off a Mandzukic header. Croatia equalized in the 28th minute off a Perisic shot. Ten minutes later, France took the lead through a VAR awarded penalty... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England ...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th... read more »

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium...

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

The French team triumphed over the Belgians to advance to the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. France went ahead in the 51st minute from an Umtiti... read more »

Youths
Ogun Job Portal: Students' Association Applauds Governor Abiodun

Ogun Job Portal: Students’ Association Applauds Governor Ab...

The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) on Thursday has applauded the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, for launching a portal to provide job opportunities for youths. This contained in a... read more »

Nigerians Must Get Involved in Active Youth Engagement Says Lagos Lawmaker

Nigerians Must Get Involved in Active Youth Engagement Says Lagos Lawmaker

In commemoration of 2019 World Youth Skills Day, a member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has called on Nigerians to get involved in active youth engagement, saying this would help achieving sustainable development goals and stable society. In a statement signed and made available to... read more »

Zimbabwe
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Success of this Administration not Negotiable, Tinubu tells Sanwo-Olu, Lagos Cabinet Members

Success of this Administration not Negotiable, Tinubu tells Sanwo-Olu, Lagos Cabinet Memb...

…APC National Leader, Fashola Grace Lagos Exco Retreat The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has charged the Lagos State newly sworn-in cabinet... read more »

Sanwo-Olu confirms Gboyega Akosile as Chief Press Secretary

Sanwo-Olu confirms Gboyega Akosile as Chief Press Secretary

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has confirmed Mr. Gboyega Akosile as his Chief Press Secretary. Until now, Akosile served as the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the... read more »

BUHARI IS NOT Qualified to be President of Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Buhari is not Qualified to be President of Nigeria by Fe...

If a presidential candidate does not have a school-leaving certificate, he is ineligible to stand for election as president of Nigeria. Anywhere else, it would be an open and shut case... read more »

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Agriculture

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria and all the other developing countries of the world will continue to experience hunger if they fail to shift from depending on imported foreign food. This is the underlying... read more »

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

The Kaduna state commissioner of police sunday confirmed that 52 cows were crushed to death by an kaduna-Abuja bound train. Addressing a press conference in Kaduna, police Commissioner... read more »

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs - Garba Shehu

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs – Gar...

  Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Garba Shehu has once again given the Buhari led administration very high marks for performance. According to... read more »

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Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Conti...

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and directed that his trial on charges... read more »

Nigeria: Kaduna State Commissioner Calls Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu o...

A commissioner commissioner of Women Affairs & Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat M Baba, has referred to Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu as a Biafra-apologist. In a tweet that has... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms Met

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms...

In a surprising turn of events a day to the elections, it appears that IPOB has called off its decision to boycott the elections. In a tweet released on Nnamdi Kanu’s Twitter handle,... read more »

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Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded By the Police

Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded By the Police

The Nigerian Police today paraded eight men who are suspected to have been part of the kidnapping of the Chibok girls. The eight suspects were part of a group of 22 men paraded by the Borno... read more »

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Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmation by Senate

Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmation by Senate

Following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad be confirmed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Can...

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The... read more »

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We'll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

We’ll Partner with EFCC to Recover Looted Funds in Kwara: AbdulRazaq

…. Laments diversion of N2bn SME funds Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said his administration would partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Lied That His Certificate Was With Military - Chidi Cali

Nigeria: Buhari Lied That His Certificate Was With Military ̵...

Buhari LIED That His Certificate Was With Military – His Witness Confirms. Two of Buhari’s Witnesses Disagree on Year He Joined the Army. 1] Buhari’s Witness: Rtd General... read more »

Nigeria: Ministership for Sale - Up to N2.5b Per Slot, by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Ministership for Sale – Up to N2.5b Per Slot, by F...

except for a few ministerial nominations, every other post was literally auctioned off to the highest bidder. I declined to comment on the ministerial list Buhari sent to the Senate for... read more »

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Lagos Police Commissioner to Partners NIM on Capacity Building

Lagos Police Commissioner to Partner NIM on Capacity Building

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zubairu Muazu on Thursday promised to collaborate with Nigerian Institute of Management through capacity building training of officers of the... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC, Lottery Commission to Partner on Intelligence Gathering

Nigeria: EFCC, Lottery Commission to Partner on Intelligence Gath...

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, has resolved a collaboration towards the achievement of their respective... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Orders Investigation into Lagos Poly Crisis, Vows to Deal with Troublemakers

Sanwo-Olu Orders Investigation into Lagos Poly Crisis, Vows to De...

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, constituted a visitation Panel with a task to investigate all contentious issues that are setting the staff union against the management of Lagos... read more »

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Kwara State: Gov. AbdulRazaq Pledges Support for SME Growth

Kwara State: Gov. AbdulRazaq Pledges Support for SME Growth

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Thursday pledged adequate support for the growth of small and medium scale enterprises, saying their success is key for socioeconomic... read more »

Nigeria: Pension Fund Administrators Exploiting Pensioners

Nigeria: Pension Fund Administrators Exploiting Pensioners

Nigerian workers have been faced with different challenges over the years. All of these challenges hinge around government’s insensitivity to their plight. We have heard stories of... read more »

We're Committed to Making Ogun State Investment Choice Destination - Abiodun

We’re Committed to Making Ogun State Investment Choice Des...

The Ogun State governor, Prince  Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday said that the state is irrevocably committed to ensuring that it becomes the investment choice of the country and the world. He... read more »

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Dr. Yakubu Nura Did NOT Win Any “World Physics Competition” - Farooq Kperogi

Dr. Yakubu Nura Did NOT Win Any “World Physics Competition” – Farooq Kperogi

Nigerian cyber space is being lit up with the news that a certain Dr. Yakubu Nuru of the University of Maiduguri has won “the World Physics Competition by defeating about 5720 contenders... read more »

Kwara Government Mourns the Deaths of Ex-Offa Poly Rector and Kaw...

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has symphastised with the Offa community over the death of the former Rector of Federal Polytechnic (FedPoly) Offa, Dr Muftau... read more »

YABATECH: ASUP Quits from Part-Time Programmes Over Shortfall in Wages

YABATECH: ASUP Quits from Part-Time Programmes Over Shortfall in ...

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), on Monday disengaged from all the part-time programmes in the college following the shortfall in the... read more »

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Kwara Donates Land for Federal Fire Service School, Regional Office

Kwara Donates Land for Federal Fire Service School, Regional Office

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has agreed to allocate land for the establishment of the proposed Federal Fire Training School and regional office for the north central to be... read more »

Lagos Public Works Begins Massive Roads Rehabilitation

Lagos Public Works Begins Massive Roads Rehabilitation

In fulfilment of Lagos State governor,  Babajide  Sanwo-Olu on zero tolerance  for potholes, the Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC)  has commenced full-scale routine repair... read more »

Lagos Govt charges CBS Drivers to Obey Traffic Rules

Lagos Govt charges CBS Drivers to Obey Traffic Rules

The Managing Director of the Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr. Idowu Oguntona has charged the newly trained Civil Service Staff Bus Drivers to obeyed all traffic rules in the... read more »

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Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as "Disrespectful of the President and His Office"

Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as “Disrespectful of the President an...

The Presidency has described the Punch Newspapers as “disrespectful of the President and his office”. This was in response to an editorial published by the Punch Newspapers on... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

About 50 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh attacks in Adamawa state. The attack which was reportedly carried out by armed fulani herdsmen took place in Gojefa, Bujum Yashi, Bujum... read more »

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Herdsmen Movement

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Herdsmen Move...

Following the threat of herdsmen attack on farms and farmers, the South-East Governors’ forum held a meeting at the Enugu government house where it made some resolutions. After the... read more »

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Governor Abiodun Charges Religious Bodies, Corporate Institutions To Engage in CSR

Governor Abiodun Charges Religious Bodies, Corporate Institutions To Engage in CSR

The Governor of Ogun State, Mr. Dapo Abiodun has charged religious bodies and corporate institutions to engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes. He disclosed this at the... read more »

Lagos State: Sanwo-Olu Promise to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

Lagos State: Sanwo-Olu Promise to Achieve Universal Health Covera...

Lagos State Government has reemphasized its commitment to strengthening public health research and boosting the capacity of healthcare workers towards achieving the Item 3 of the... read more »

STAND Foundation Advocates Breastfeeding Friendly Policies in Public, Private Sectors

STAND Foundation Advocates Breastfeeding Friendly Policies in Pub...

An NGO, Support Towards Advancement Networking and Development for Women and Children ( STAND FOUNDATION) has advocated for policies that would create a conducive environment and provide... read more »

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Nigeria: Senator Elisha's Act, A show of Shame - Barrister Adeleye

Nigeria: Senator Elisha’s Act, A show of Shame – Barrister Adeleye

A lawyer and human rights defender, Olusayo Adeleye on Wednesday condemned the barbaric action of Senator Elisha Aboo, senator representing Adamawa-North Senatorial Districts who publicly... read more »

Sand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referral Centers

Nigeria: Stand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referr...

STAND Foundation has called for the establishment of Sexual Assault and Referral Centers (SARC) dedicated to offer Medicare, and emotional support to the victims of any sexual assaults in... read more »

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai's Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai’s Plan to Licence PFN Pastors...

A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) using the Religious Regulatory... read more »

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Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal resumed sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding... read more »

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial...

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member panel said during its ruling in... read more »

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter O...

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified... read more »

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Opinion: INEC Server - The Trap that Caught Baba, INEC and APC

Opinion: INEC Server – The Trap that Caught Baba, INEC and APC

This INEC hide & seek game has become nothing but comical… Stage 1: INEC discovered late that they didn’t cover their dirty tracks very well and that Atiku has already... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari's Certificate Issue

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari’s Cer...

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of... read more »

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declaration Fraud by Farooq Kperogi

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declara...

Buhari’s asset declaration fraud is more damning than Onnoghen’s, yet it is Onnoghen who has been illegally “suspended” and pilloried in the media. In this piece I’ll show you... read more »

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Sanwo-Olu Swears-in New Permanent Secretaries

Sanwo-Olu Swears-in New Permanent Secretaries

The Lagos State governor on Monday swore in new permanent secretaries, saying the implementation of government policies and programmes depends on the orientation and qualitative service... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Swears In Commissioners. Will Swear in Special Advisers Tuesday

Sanwo-Olu Swears In Commissioners. Will Swear in Special Advisers...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu will on Tuesday swear in Commissioners and Special Advisers that will work with him to deliver a greater Lagos. African News Today gathered that... read more »

Sanwo-Olu appoints LASTMA Boss, Others Permanent Secretaries

Sanwo-Olu appoints LASTMA Boss, Others Permanent Secretaries

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of the General Manager of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Wale Musa as a BabPermanent... read more »

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Lagos Lawmaker Presents Free GCE Forms to Students

Lagos Lawmaker Presents Free GCE Forms to Students

A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 on Thursday presented free General Certificate Examination (GCE) forms to students,... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special Advisers to State Assembly for Screening

Sanwo-Olu Transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special Advisers t...

In fulfilment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of... read more »

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections - Senator Lawal Shuaibu to Oshiomhole

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections – Senato...

Embattled chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress seems to be sinking each day as speculations of his removal as chairman of the party continues to gain momentum. The results of... read more »

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World: Human rights gone wrong - The case of sex selection

World: Human rights gone wrong – The case of sex selection

In a perfect world, sex selection would not exist. Parents would not prefer a male child, even to achieve a gender balance in their offspring. Vulnerable women would not be subjected to... read more »

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Kwara Gov Commiserates with Emir of Gwanara Over Wife's Death

Kwara Gov Commiserates with Emir of Gwanara Over Wife’s Death

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday commiserated with the Emir of Gwanara, Alhaji Idris Sabi Kotokotogi, over the death of his wife, Hajia Hadizat. Hadjia Hadizat died on... read more »

Kwara: 'Judicial Solution' Likely as Committee on Sales of Public Assets Submits Report

Kwara: ‘Judicial Solution’ Likely as Committee on Sal...

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said recommendations of the committee on sales of public assets may be tested in the court in a bid to get justice for the people of... read more »

Kwara Gov AbdulRazaq Promises not to Abandoned Projects

Kwara Gov AbdulRazaq Promises not to Abandoned Projects

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said his administration would complete abandoned or ongoing projects in the state because ignoring them would amount to wasting public funds... read more »

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Opinion: The Revolution will not be Televised by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: The Revolution will not be Televised by Femi Aribisala

In Nigeria, things have surely fallen apart and the center can no longer hold. It is no longer conjectural; Nigeria is at war.  In July 2019 alone, some 282 of our citizens were gunned... read more »

Nigeria: 'I Am the Best Person to Continue PDP Legacies - Tari Oba

Nigeria: ‘I Am the Best Person to Continue PDP Legacies ...

Hon Tari Oba Oliver, the only female Aspirant vying for the candidature of the People Democratic Party, (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said she would continue the legacies of the party if given... read more »

AbdulRazaq congratulates Kwara Ministerial Nominees

AbdulRazaq congratulates Kwara Ministerial Nominees

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the two ministerial nominees from the state, Alhaji Lai Mohamed and Senator Gbemisola Saraki. The Governor, in statement... read more »

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Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The 14th session of the Summit... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Mond...

The Independent Electoral Commission has postponed to opening of the national collation center to 11am Monday morning. The commission had earlier told reporters that the collation center... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

…Charges Members To Resist Intimidation The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands the immediate and unconditional release of our Kwara South Senatorial candidate, Senator Rufai Ibrahim... read more »

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Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

A northern or southern president cannot solve our problems, a Nigerian president can. You can’t have excuses and results. Sentiments don’t solve problems; they compound... read more »

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

A deliverance pastor in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, who was recently attacked by a mysterious big snake, says no form of attack will stop him from preaching the gospel of Christ and... read more »

Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant - Femi Fani-Kayode

Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant – Femi Fani...

Much has been brewing in the circles of power of our nation in recent weeks. Permit me to share some of my findings with my readers today. The rest will come later. Key players and leaders... read more »

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Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force Appoints Branch Chiefs, Redeploys AOCs

Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force Appoints Branch Chiefs, Redeploys AOCs

In a bid to adopt effective operational system, the Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed 2 Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers. In a... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Pipeline Explosion Attributed to Acts of Vandalism

Nigeria: Lagos Pipeline Explosion Attributed to Acts of Vandalism

…..nolmacy now restored to the community A fresh pipeline explosion which occurred on Monday at Gloryland Community in Isheri – Olofin, Egbe – Idimu LCDA of Lagos state has been... read more »

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State's Security Architecture

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State’s Securit...

Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday promised to address the emerging security challenges facing the state through an overhaul of the state’s security... read more »

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Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded In Lagos Airport

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded In Lagos Airpor...

Several athletes arriving in Nigeria to take part in the Africa Senior Athletic Championship are stranded at Murtala Muhammad Airport in the main city of Lagos and at Asaba airport, 500km... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Receiving Bribe

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Receiving Br...

Assistant coach of the Super Eagles and current coach of the Nigerian team to the 2020 Olympics was caught on camera taking bribe to feature certain players. The Video which was Ghanaian... read more »

Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Liverpool has finally signed Roma’s Brazilian goal stopper, Alisson Becker for £67 million. With Roma and Liverpool agreeing to the terms of the deal, Becker is now expected to fly... read more »

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation board

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation bo...

After a 3-year tenure as an Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) where she provided guidance and advocacy to help drive down internet costs, Dr. Omobola... read more »

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Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Streets - Reno Omokri

Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Streets – Reno Omokri

I thought I had heard all there was to hear until Monday, July 2, 2018 when the Buhari Presidency came down hard on all those opposed to the administration’s cattle colony... read more »

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed - Fani-Kayode

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed – Fani-Kay...

Femi Fani-Kayode has described the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a very sick man. This description came on the heels of the Vice Presidents statement that there will be... read more »

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me - Ezekwesili

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me – E...

Oby Ezekwesili has taken to her Twitter page to call attention to the unsavory response to her protests. In her tweets, she noted that regardless of what part of the country the injustice... read more »

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World Cup: Russia's World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

Despite scoring the first goal of the match, hosts Russia lost the game 3:4 on penalties to Croatia. After Cheryshev put Russia ahead in the 31st minute, it only took the Croatians 8... read more »

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins S...

The 3-Lions this evening sailed into their first semi-finals since 1990 after winning Sweden 2:0. The two goals which came off a Maguire header in the 30 minute and a Dele Ali header in the... read more »

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for... read more »

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