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Emeka Anyaoku to Buhari, NASS “Nigeria Is On The Brink”

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku has revealed that Nigeria is on the brink and Presidenthe Muhammadu Buhari and The National Assembly must act fast. : “Let me now come to my message to President Buhari and all members of our National Assembly. The message is two-faced: Nigeria is on the brink, and our foremost national challenge is the management ... Read More »

Opinion: Osoba As A Historian And Patriot- Dapo Olorunyomi

By Dapo Olorunyomi   Let me share a little story with you. Fifty-five years ago, today, three young Nigerians walked into the offices of the old Daily Times newspaper, a little far afield from here, on Lagos island. Their mission was straightforward; a date with the high priest of Nigerian journalism, Babatunde Jose. That, in itself, was like having a ... Read More »

Rape: Senate Calls For Stiffer Penalty

Senate President,  Senator Ahmed Lawan has called for stiffer jail terms for rapists especially those who defile under-aged children. He made the assertion during the plenary session under matter of national importance. Senators Ovie Omo-Agege and Dino Melaye also spoke on the issue noting that stiffer  penalty will serve as deterrent.   Read More »

Drama: Atiku’s Witness Goes Blank Over Date Of Presidential Election

The 13th petitioners’ witness, Audu Sani, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Tuesday that he could not remember the date of the last presidential election. Sani, who was the Peoples Democratic Party’s collation agent in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State for the presidential election, had alleged that there were incessant incidents of thuggery and sporadic shootings in ... Read More »

“Buhari Needs To Resign Now”-Anglican Bishop

The Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Niger Delta of the Anglican Communion, The Most Reverend Tunde Adeleye has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. He said the president had not been able to galvanise good support from the larger majority of Nigerians for his government. He said Buhari’s close aides and appointees had deceived the president to fail. ... Read More »

Tony Elumelu Foundation, UNDP Unite To Empower 100,000 Young African Entrepreneurs

By Adeleke Adeosun The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering entrepreneurs — to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 years towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African ... Read More »

Cocacola Withdraws Faulty Eva Water!

The Nigerian Bottling Company has said that it had withdrawn two batches of 75cl Eva Water produced from May 22 to 23, at its Asejire Plant which did not meet the bottler’s quality standards. This was even as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control issued a recall alert for the product on Friday. The compnay noted ... Read More »

30 Second Term Promises Buhari Made To Nigerians

A non-governmental organisation, the International Press Centre (IPC), has released a document which it said contains the campaign promises of President Muhammadu Buhari, as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 General Elections. The IPC said, the compilation of the campaign promises by President Muhammadu Buhari was extracted from statements made in the media reports in ... Read More »

Otedola Moves To Next Level With $1Billion Investment In Power

Just a few days after declaring his final divorce from Forte Oil, billionaire businessman, Mr Femi Otedola has decided to invest a whopping $1billion in Geregu Power Limited where he is the Chairman. Otedola had told the world that he was leaving Forte Oil to concentrate in Power and other business and this ambitious move shows his commitment to the ... Read More »

Saraki Gives Severance Package To Leah Sharibu’s Family, others

  President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly Management should distribute his Severance Allowance  to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), ... Read More »