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British Airways to Probe Racist Comments on Nigerians by Air Hostess

British Airways has launched an investigation after a video emerged of an air stewardess making racist comments about passengers on a flight to Nigeria. MailOnline reports that the woman, dressed in a BA uniform, filmed herself as she was about to fly from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday. The footage was recorded in her car and circulated among cabin ... Read More »

FG Gazettes Proscription of IPOB

The Federal Government has officially gazetted  the proscription order issued against the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ The five-page document was printed and published by the Federal Government Printer in Lagos on September 20, 2017, the particular date the Federal High Court in Abuja issued the proscription order. The document was signed by the AGF. It is titled, ‘Terrorism (Prevention) ... Read More »

APC blasts Sagay “You are disrespectful to President, a rogue elephant”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hit the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, over his statement in a recent newspaper interview. Sagay had, in the interview, accused the party’s leaders of being a bunch of unprincipled people, encouraging and accepting rogues into the party. But in its reaction in a statement by its National Publicity ... Read More »

Ajimobi condemns attack on Olubadan Palace

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has condemned the alleged act of brigandage that occurred during a ceremony at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Monday. Ajimobi-Olubadan In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, Mr YomiLayinka, the Governor directed security agencies to ensure that the masterminds are swiftly arrested, interrogated ... Read More »

Nigerian Media: Balancing Professionalism, Advocacy And Busines-Azubuike Ishiekwene

  By Azu Ishiekwene   What, really, is the business of the media? I suspect that if this question were opened to the floor there would be as many answers as there are editors. You might also be surprised that even editors working in the same media organisation would have significantly different answers.   There’s nothing wrong with that. There ... Read More »

WAFU Cup: Nigeria, Ghana to play final

Arch rivals Ghana and Nigeria will meet Sunday in the West African Football Union Cup of Nations final with a record $100,000 (840,000 euros) first prize at stake. The teams also met at the group stage of the biennial regional competition with Nigeria emerging 2-0 winners against the host nation. On Thursday, Nigeria edged 10-man Benin 1-0 and Ghana defeated ... Read More »

Osoba Confesses “I just had Prostrate Cancer Operation”

Veteran Journalist and former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba has revealed that he had just successfully had a prostrate cancer operation. The amiable gentleman broke the news today during the All Nigerian Editors Conference (ANEC 2017) where he revealed that there was no big deal about disclosing the kind of ailment one has expecially someone who was his ... Read More »

Resident Doctors call off strike

Following the suspension of its nationwide strike yesterday, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) are expected to resume work today. The union had called off the strike after the Federal Government agreed to address the issues under contention, by implementing the contents of the renegotiated Memorandum of Settlement, including payment of salaries, allowances and other issues. Minister of Labour ... Read More »

Wike Visits Ibori over PDP reconciliation

Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike yesterday visited former governor of Delta state Chief James Ibori, calling for a stronger and united Niger Delta region to attract greater development to the area. The governor was accompanied on the visit to the Oghara residence of the former governor by his Delta state counterpart, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, former acting National Chairman, Peoples ... Read More »

El Rufai wants Buhari to run in 2019

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed that himself, a group of other governors and ministers whom he described as ‘Buharists’, want President Muhammadu Buhari to recontest during the 2019 presidential election to complete his second term in office. Governor el-Rufai stated this during an interview with the State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja after he visited Buhari. He ... Read More »