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“We should Beg Biafran Agitators”-Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called for dialogue with Biafran agitators. Obasanjo speaking in Abuja on Thursday at “Biafra, 50 years After” Event forum at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre said “We should beg those agitating for Biafra that there is enough cake to share and that Nigerians must treat the country with care”. He said the country’s fundamental ... Read More »

#Africa Day: Toyin Saraki congratulates new WHO Director-General

To mark Africa Day, HE Toyin Saraki, the Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and the wife of Nigerian Senate President formally congratulated the new WHO Director-General Dr.Tedros Adhanom. Toyin Saraki noted:  “On Africa Day, I would like to celebrate and congratulate our first African WHO Director General Dr.Tedros Adhanom. “ “My support for Dr.Tedros goes beyond borders, and beyond ... Read More »

After 17 years, Senate Passes Petroleum Bill

At long last, the senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) after a 17-year legislative gridlock. The upper legislative chamber passed the bill after the senators considered clauses in the bill. The bill was broken into four parts to allow easier passage. While considering clauses of the bill, the senators disagreed on who would have the responsibility to guard against ... Read More »

Ifeanyi Ubah:Lagos and Abuja Courts give Conflicting Orders

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged “economic sabotage”. The court directed the SSS and its director general, Lawal Daura, to release Mr. Ubah from detention if no criminal action is instituted against him ... Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer barred from Nigerian Courts for Misconduct

Emeka Ugwuonye, who recently joined the legal team of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu can no longer practice law in Nigeria-his name has been struck off the list of lawyers following allegations of misconduct and breach of trust. Ugwonye who was peviously barred in New York and Maryland for alleged professional misconduct was hit by a sanction ordered by the ... Read More »

NairaBet Agent commits suicide over Client’s N600,000 win

An agent of NairaBet, a sports betting platform, has ended his life over his inability to pay a customer who allegedly won a N600,000 bet. PUNCH Metro learnt that residents of Obadeyi Ajala woke up on Wednesday to find the deceased dangling from a rope in an uncompleted shop at Ajala bus stop, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. The incident was ... Read More »

Evander Holyfield is Greatest Living Boxer of All Times-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday lauded the achievements of five-time world cruiserweight and heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, describing him as the greatest living boxer of all times. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received Holyfield on courtesy visit, said he was personally proud of the achievements of the legend in the ... Read More »

UBA excites Customers with new Mobile Banking APP

United Bank for Africa Plc, pan African financial institution, has announced the launch of a brand new mobile banking application with many user friendly features, in in demonstration of its commitment to deliver superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers. The new mobile app which comes with the biometric log-in feature for secure, personalized access is now available for ... Read More »

Top Entrepreneurs and celebrities unite to empower Nigerian Youths

Successful entrepreneurs, celebrities and scholars will gather in Lagos on Monday, May 29 under the auspices of Discovery for Youths to help Nigerian youths navigate their way into gainful employment and flourishing businesses in promotion of national development.   According to a statement by the Coordinator of the project, Mrs Francisca Ajakaiye. She indicated that the entrepreneurs and celebrities uniting ... Read More »

Obasanjo goes back to school

Former President and a doctorate student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Olusegun Obasanjo, has presented his research proposal to the university’s Faculty of Arts as part of the requirements for the award of a PhD degree. Mr. Obasanjo, who is pursuing a PhD in Christian Theology, was at the university on May 3 to present his PhD ... Read More »