Confusion As IBB Disowns Statement On 2019 Issued By Spokesman

There was confusion on Sunday over two statements purportedly written by a former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, which bordered on the 2019 elections, the herdsmen/farmers’ crisis and other issues plaguing the nation. In an earlier statement titled, ‘Towards a National Rebirth’ and signed by the Media Adviser to the former dictator, Prince Kassim Afegbua,…

Akeredolu’s Wife Takes War Against Cancer To Imo As BRECAN Kicks Off World Cancer Day In Owerri 

As part of activities lined up to mark 2018 World Cancer Day, the wife of the Ondo State Governor and the founder of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Chief Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu took the message of hope to Imo State to raise awareness and campaign against breast cancer. A town hall meeting which…

Despite Strike, LAUTECH Is Best State University

For the umpteenth time, the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, has been pronounced the best State University in Nigeria. The latest ranking by Webometric, which puts the Institution as 14th overall in the country and 3680 in the World, goes to confirm that despite the debilitating effect of the industrial crisis experienced…

Lagos Commissions Special Courts For Sexual Offences, Corruption cum Economic Cases 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned a Sexual Offences and Special Courts for Corruption and Economic Crime Cases, with a vow to make the State uncomfortable for sexual offenders and bring perpetrators of economic crimes to justice without delay. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the commissioning of the Courts at G.R.A in…

Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion For City Marathon 

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race. A statement issued on Wednesday by the Authority, said that the event will kick-off at 6am from the National Stadium,…

Commodore Olugbode Is New Navy Spokesperson

Nigerian Navy has appointed a new Director of Information at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. He is Commodore Ayo Olugbode. Before his appointment as the Navy Spokesman, Commodore Olugbode was the Assistant irector – Civil/Military Relations at the Naval Headquarters. Commodore Olugbode attended the Nigerian Military School, Zaria and the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He holds…

Liberalization Of Air Transport Market Takes Africa Closer To Desired Economic Integration By Bukola Ogunyemi

Traveling by air from one African country to another, as those familiar with the routes and processes would testify, is often strenuous, expensive and time-wasting due to poor air connections borne out of ill-advised protectionist policies. As Umaru Fofana, a BBC journalist, detailed in his experience in 2017 flying between the West African capitals of Freetown (Sierra…

South East Muslims Commend Buhari For Appointing Northern Xtians As SGF, CBN DG 

The Southeast Muslims of Nigeria (SEMON) has commended President Muhamadu Buhari for appointing Christians of the North into positions of trust, an attitude that proves that he belongs to all Nigerians. The latest in list of such appointments are Boss Gida Mustapha from Adamawa as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Edward…

NURTW Says It Won’t Increase Transport Fare Despite Upward Toll Review By LCC 

Following the announcement of the toll review at the Admiralty Circle Plaza and the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Plaza by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Jakande, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State has assured residents and commuters on the Eti-Osa/Lekki-Epe Expressway that there will be no fare…