Photos: FG begins national consultation on Farmers-Herders conflict as Osinbajo meets with Emir of Kano, other Northern traditional leaders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, following his visit to Adamawa state on the 5th of December 2017 in the wake of the communal clashes in the area, yesterday, Monday, commenced a series of national consultations with all relevant groups designed to find a lasting solution to the farmers-herders conflict in parts of the country. The first…

Governor Ambode presents the 2018 budget to the Lagos State House of Assembly

Governor Ambode on Monday presented the 2018 Budget at the Chambers of the Lagos State House of Assembly. The proposed budget christened ‘Budget of Progress and Development’ has a size of N1, 046,121,181,680 (N1, 046tn). The governor said, ‘This budget has something for everyone; young and old, man or woman, including the physically challenged in line…

Salah beat Victor Moses, others to win BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old told BBC Sport. “It’s always…

Timaya bags Grammy nomination

Nigerian artiste, Timaya has bagged a Grammy Nomination for his feature on Morgan Heritage’s “Avrakedabra”. Morgan Heritage is a reggae band formed in 1994 by five children of reggae artiste, Denroy Morgan. The singer featured alongside Ghana’s Stonebwoy, Chubb Rock, Stylo G, Bunji Garlin, Dre Zion & Jaheil off Morgan Heritage’s new “Avrekedabra” album. “Avrekedabra”…

Photos: President Buhari departs Nigeria for One Planet Summit in Paris

President Buhari this morning departed Nigeria for Paris where he will be joining other world leaders at the One Planet Summit. He is expected back on Thursday, December 14th. Amongst his entourage are governors of Kano state Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR and his counterparts from Adamawa and Ondo Sen. Adamu Jibrilla Bindow, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akerolodu…