Security of lives, property top priority in 9th Senate – Senator Musa

June 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As part of activities to commemorate the second anniversary of the ninth Senate, the chairman Senate Committee on Senate Services, Senator Sani Musa, in this interview with ROSEMARY MORIBIRIN delves into a range of topics including the insecurity and measures towards restoring peace. How has the 9th Senate been able to manage its differences in cooperating with the executive? Right Read More

Breaking: Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Posters of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have flooded parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja even as Nigeria celebrates her democracy day anniversary. The posters which carries Tinubu’s bold picture and name surfaced on Sunday strategically pasted on public infrastructure like traffic kiosks, bus stops and other public places in the nation’s Read More

Breaking: IGP escapes death in Lagos

June 10, 2021 NAN 0

Usman Alkali Baba, the inspector-general of Police, IGP, narrowly escaped death as a canopy nearly collapsed on him during an official function on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The incident took place at the Lagos State Police Headquarter Ikeja when the newly confirmed IGP, who was on his first official visit to the state, was about to address senior police officers. Read More

Breaking: Confusion over Prophet T.B Joshua ‘s death rumour

June 6, 2021 Editor 0

Unconfirmed report is claiming that Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T. B. Joshua, has died. He reportedly died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church. But his friend, former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode debunked the report as fake news. “The story that is being peddled around by some fake news merchants that Read More

76,855 candidates sit for 2021 entrance exams into unity schools

A total of 76,855 candidates, Saturday, sat for the 2021 national common entrance examination for admission into the 110 federal government colleges, otherwise referred to as unity schools.  Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, was accompanied by the Acting Regjstrar and Chief Executive of National Examinations Council Read More

Iganmu FC organizes end of season event to celebrate players, fans

June 1, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The management of Lagos-based NLO side Iganmu FC Sunday in Lagos, held a thank-you event to recognize and celebrate some of its players who distinguished themselves in the 2020/2021 season. The impressive event was to recognize some of its outstanding fans for their unflinching support for the team during the season, was also witnessed by the five grassroots football coaches Read More

Breaking: Fire wrecks havoc inside popular Lagos market

May 30, 2021 Editor 0

Fire on Sunday morning gutted popular Ladipo market in Lagos state. Already, officials of the state fire service battling to the fire at Alapeju part of the market. The spokesman of the state fire service, Amodu Shuabu, who confirmed the incident , said efforts were in place to put out the raging inferno. In August, similar fire incident destroyed goods within same Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s beach soccer head coach, Adamu, is dead

May 22, 2021 Editor 0

Head coach of Nigeria’s Beach Soccer national team, Audu Adamu, is dead. Coach Adamu died in Anyigba, Kogit state on Saturday, Blueprint reports. Adamu became the technical adviser of the Supersand Eagles in 2009, and inspired the country to one Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations triumph same year in Durban, South Africa. Coach ‘Ejor’ as fondly called by friends Read More

NCPC and the footprints of a colossus

May 18, 2021 Best Agbese 0

The appointment of the Plateau-born famed minister of the gospel, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam, as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), on June 26th 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari attracted loud applauses within the Christian community in Nigeria. Rev. Pam emerged leader of the commission on the hills of the unceremonious exist of his predecessor, Rev. Tor Uja Read More

Lagos flood alert: Heeding the augurs

May 13, 2021 Kayode Ojewale 0

Flooding does not just suddenly happen; it is usually preceded by some occurrences hinting its imminent arrival. When the flow of rain water on its way to the drainage channels or river is impeded, then flooding occurs. Flooding is having too much water in the wrong place. The cause of flooding is mainly man-made because of our unclean environmental habits. Read More

Keystone Bank commends Nasarawa farmers, drums support for group

May 7, 2021 Editor 0

Management team of new generation bank, Keystone Bank, has commended the expansion project of farmers in Nasarawa state after a surprise visit to the farm on Wednesday, saying the team was impressed with the ongoing expansion at the farm. A team from Lagos and North Central led by Divisional Head, Abuja-Wuse Division, Mr. Akinsanmi Falaki, paid a visit to the Read More

Man arrested for killing mother-in-law in Ogun

May 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 28-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, was on the 3rd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for killing his mother in law, Abosede Oyewole.  The suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who reported that the suspect, who is married to the daughter of the deceased, Read More

Iganmu FC ace striker Nwala joins Remo Stars on loan

May 3, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Remo Stars football club have fortified its attack with the signing of fleet footed Ifeanyi Nwala on loan from Lagos based NLO side Iganmu FC. Ifeanyi Nwala shone brightly for Iganmu FC during the recently held NLO zonal matches played at Remo Stars International stadium, Ikenne, scoring five goals in as many matches for his team who narrowly missed out Read More

Breaking: NAFDAC certifies Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccine

April 30, 2021 Editor 0

Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for emergency use in Nigeria. NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye who made the announcement in Lagos said the approval given was not a full one but it would be in effect within the period of getting people vaccinated and gathering data about Read More

ATR 72-600 regional aircraft lessor lands Lagos

April 29, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos based value airline, said one of its three ATR 72-600 aircraft leased from ACIA Aero Leasing, a regional aircraft lessor has arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA),Lagos. This was made known in an online statement signed by the Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Oyinade Osobajo who said this is the first of the three aircraft currently Read More

Imo Commissioner in Hospital after robbery attack

April 27, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Commissioner for Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition in Imo State, Hon Ikechukwu Umeh is reportedly receiving treatment in an unknown hospital in the state after his encounter with armed robbers Sunday night. Our correspondent gathered that the robbery incident at Orji, Owerri North area started when the gunmen trailed an unmarked vehicle carrying the commissioner and later shot at him. Read More