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Dele Momodu to deliver COSON Lecture on MKO Abiola

Bashorun Dele Momodu, the Publisher of Ovation International Magazine is set to deliver a lecture organised by the  Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON),in honour of martyr of democracy, Chief MKO Abiola. The Lecture titled “June 12 and the Lessons of History.’’ will be held at the new COSON House, Ikeja, Lagos According COSON PRO, Mr. Chibueze Okereke,“Dele Momodu, who was ... Read More »

Opinion:Why Are Nigerian Youths Celestially Stupid?

By Tersoo Achineku Beware of the power of stupid people in large numbers. It’s been almost two years since I last penned an opinion piece about Nigeria and this has been a long time coming. As usual, I’ll plead that if you’re sensitive or like the Americans say, ‘a snowflake’, then please move ahead because this article will indeed hurt ... Read More »

New Research: Exercise Can Stop Cancer!

A landmark new research project that has analysed the medical records of 70,000 cancer patients has provided the strongest evidence yet that exercise slashed the risk of dying from the deadly disease. According to findings of the study published in the journal, ‘Epidemiologic Reviews,’ cancer patients who exercise regularly, were almost half as likely as non-exercising peers, to die from ... Read More »

Unsolicited Messages a Violation of Subcriber’s Right-Court

Granting unknown persons and organisations access to a subscriber’s telephone line by MTN for the purpose of sending unsolicited messages to the line is a violation of the subscriber’s right to privacy, the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has ruled. A three-man bench of the Court of Appeal  led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson, unanimously held  in its judgment ... Read More »

Adeleke:INEC fixes July 8 for Bye-election

The Independent National​ Electorial Commission (INEC) has fixed July 8 for Osun-West Senatorial District by-election to elect a new senator for the constituency after the sudden death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke. In a notice by Administrative Secretary, INEC, Osun, Mr E.A Ademusire, in Osogbo on Monday, conduct of parties’ primaries would commence on Tuesday through June 14 while the election ... Read More »

Nigeria’s debt rises to N19.5trillion

  Nigeria’s total debt rose to N19.15 trillion ($62.91 billion) as of March 2017, from N17.36 trillion at the end of last year, the Debt Management Office said on Monday. Africa’s biggest economy, which slipped into recession last year for the first time in 25 years, raised $1 billion in February and $500 million in March from Eurobond sales. The ... Read More »

Saraki’s daughter, Tosin, weds this September

Oluwatosin, the eldest daughter of Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and wife, Toyin Saraki, Founder/President Wellbeing Foundation Africa has found love and is set to wed this September. Tosin, the grand daughter of Corporate Titan, The Otunba Adekunle Ojora who like her mother is a trained Barrister At Law is reportedly in high spirits. “It will be the major ... Read More »

Exclusive:Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Spotted in United States

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is now a private citizen, but like any gold fish, he has no hiding place. In the heat of the Lagos APC LG primaries last week, Asiwaju Tinubu unknown to many had left the country-and we can authoritatively  tell you that he is presently in the United ... Read More »

SEC set to hammer 400 Operators

More hardship awaits stockbrokers and capital market operators as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is poised to revoke the licenses of 400 operators. This was coming as the stockbroking community has been besieged with numerous problems, emanating from market depression, recapitalization of dealing members by the SEC and the minimum operating standard by the NSE. The capital market apex ... Read More »

Igbonla Kidnap: Lagos instals surveillance Cameras, builds Watch Tower

The Lagos State Government has begun the construction of security watch towers at the Model College, Igbonla which would be mounted with surveillance cameras and manned twenty four hours to ensure that intruders could be located from afar before they wreck havoc. This is just as teaching and learning activities resumed at the college following the expiration of the midterm ... Read More »