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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Receives Founder Alibaba Group, Jack Ma

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday received the founder and former Executive Chairman of popular Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba group, Jack Ma. Vice President Yemi...

Senate Swears-In Biodun Olujimi

The Senate on Thursday swore-in Biodun Olujimi as the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Olujimi is replacing Senate spokesperson, Dayo...

JUST IN: Court Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case Against Biodun Fatoyinbo

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Court 12, sitting at Bwari, Abuja has dismissed the case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun...

PDP Rejects Hate Speech Bill

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned and rejected the Hate Speech Prohibition Bill in the National Assembly which seek stringent punishment including death by...

Insecurity: Are Ona-Kakanfo Expresses Worrisome Over Attitude Of Southwest Governors

The Are Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has exppresed worrisome over the reluctant attitude of Southwest governors to the insecurity in the zone, saying...

News

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Receives Founder Alibaba Group, Jack Ma

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday received the founder and former Executive Chairman of popular Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba group, Jack Ma. Vice President Yemi...

JUST IN: Court Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case Against Biodun Fatoyinbo

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Court 12, sitting at Bwari, Abuja has dismissed the case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun...

PDP Rejects Hate Speech Bill

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned and rejected the Hate Speech Prohibition Bill in the National Assembly which seek stringent punishment including death by...

Insecurity: Are Ona-Kakanfo Expresses Worrisome Over Attitude Of Southwest Governors

The Are Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has exppresed worrisome over the reluctant attitude of Southwest governors to the insecurity in the zone, saying...

Over 400,000 Projects Abandoned Annually In Nigeria —UI Don, Says Nigeria Is Enslaved By Unbridled Borrowing 

Professor of Economics at the School of Economics, University of Ibadan Professor Ademola Ariyo on Wednesday raised the alarm that Nigeria has over 400,000 abandoned...

Olubadan Applauds Media Roles During Ibadan Chieftaincy Crisis

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso I on Wednesday commended the media houses over their objectivity and neutral roles they played during...

Politics

Senate Swears-In Biodun Olujimi

The Senate on Thursday swore-in Biodun Olujimi as the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Olujimi is replacing Senate spokesperson, Dayo...

Appeal Court Judgement: Adelabu Vows To Approach Supreme Court To Validate Victory

In his efforts to upturn the victory of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and the winner of March 9th gubernatorial election, Governor Seyi Makinde, the...

APC Governors To Oshiomhole: Convene NEC Meeting Or Resign

The Governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have called on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to convene a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting...

NASS To Pass 2020 Budget November 28 –Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019....

Ogun Gov. Dapo Abiodun Wins At Appeal Court

The appeal court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has affirmed the victory of the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the...

My Mandate As Oyo Gov Remains Intact —Makinde

…Says No One Can Snatch The Joy Of Oyo People, Calls For Calm The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the...

Business

Heritage Bank Identifies High Prospects In Nigeria’s £4bn Gold Market

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, disclosed that Nigeria’s Gold market is worth £4 billion Pounds with high prospects of profitability for all...

Railway Holds Master Key To Transforming Commerce In Nigeria –Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday at the official ground-breaking ceremony of the Wagon assembly plant in Kajola, Ogun sate, said railways hold the master key...

US-China Trade War: Huge Export, Trade Opportunities For Africa

…Africa can capitalise on international trade wars by stepping up its export capabilities, says NWU trade expert African countries have a lot to gain from...

Wakanow To Focus On Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Expansion And Automation, Says CEO Adebayo Adedeji

The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Wakanow.com Limited, Mr. Adebayo Adedeji has promised to focus on customer satisfaction, innovation, expansion and automation. Mr. Adedeji...

Odu’a Investment Earns N849m Profit In 2018, Approves N292m Dividend For Shareholders 

The Odua investment company limited own by south western states has declared the sum of N849m as profit for the financial year ended in December...

GTBank Removes All Bank Charges For Young Undergraduates On Its GTCRea8 Account Product

If you are an undergraduate, between the ages of 16-25, then you can now bank for free with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). The leading, youth-focused,...

Entertainment

Nollywood Divided Over Oscars Disqualification Of Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

The surprise disqualification of Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, ‘Lionheart’ by the 2020 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Oscars,  has set the Nigerian movie industry...

Motion Picture Academy Disqualifies Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ Oscar Entry

Nigeria’s first-ever submission for best international feature Oscar consideration, the comedy “Lionheart,” has been disqualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for...

Jubilation As Burna Boy Wins MTV EMA Best African Act Award

Music lovers were thrilled by the performance of the African Giant, Burna Boy at the SSE Wembley Arena in London on Sunday. Hosted by Nigerian...

Cardi B To Visit Africa For The First Time This Dec.

International superstar and Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B, is expected to visit Africa for the first time this December. The Queen of Bronx is expected...

#Khafinated30: Tacha, Twitter Fans Celebrate Ex-BBN Star Khafi

The former Big Brother Naija #BBNaija Housemate, Khafi Kareem is celebrating her 30th birthday with the hashtag #Khafinated30 which has been trending since morning on...

Wizkid, Beyonce Make ‘Brown Skin Girls’ Video In London

Nigerian artiste and songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun also known as Wizkid and American singer, Beyoncé Knowles, has called on people to appear on ‘The Lion...

Fashion and Lifestyle

#Trending: Toke Makinwa Steps Out Without Undies

Popular Nigerian media personality, Toke Makinwa caused commotion on and off social media as she stepped out without undies. The 35-year-old OAP and vlogger has...

Nigerian Painting Sold For £1.1 Million After Google Search

A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the “African Mona Lisa” sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1 million after the family...

GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019: Get Ready For Africa’s Biggest Fashion Experience

This November, industry leaders, style connoisseurs and fashion enthusiasts from across the globe will converge in Lagos, Nigeria for the 4th edition of the GTBank Fashion...

GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019: Africa’s Biggest Fashion Event Holds Nov

...Attendees at the 2019 GTBank Fashion Weekend will be treated to an exciting repertoire of fashion moments This November, industry leaders, style connoisseurs and fashion...

Fatoyinbo Gives Reasons Why He Boycotted PFN’s Panel On Dakolo’s Alleged Rape

The founder and Senior of Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo has revealed why he boycotted the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) investigation...

My Life And Wife Are In Danger –Dakolo

Nigerian artiste, Timi Dakolo has expressed concerns over the safety of his family, after what he termed ‘strange men with guns’ who visited their residence...

Inside Lagos

Appeal Court Affirms Sanwo-Olu’s Election

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Saturday dismissed an appeal filed by Labour Party (LP) challenging the judgment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal...

Lagos Gov., Sanwo-Olu Presents N1.168tr For Y2020 Budget

…Education, Healthcare Top Priority …Earmarks 62 Per Cent For Capital Spending Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, presented the Year 2020 Budget proposal to the House...

JUST IN: Lagos House Of Assembly To Receive Y2020 Budget Today

The Lagos State House of Assembly will today receive the year 2020 Budget to be presented by the state Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Vanguard Newspapers...

NNPC Promises To Sustain Products Sufficiency Nationwide During Yuletide

The Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari during separate visits to tank farms at the Ijegun-Egba corridor, as well as...

Address Me As ‘Mr Governor’ Not Your ‘Excellency’ Says Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanw-olu on Wednesday dropped the Title “HIS EXCELLENCY” saying only God the creator is the most Excellent. Sanwo-Olu says...

Lagos Safe For All Law-Abiding Residents, Visitors –Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated the government’s commitment to the safety of residents and visitors to the State, following the arrest of...

Opinion

A Note To Shakespearean Femi Adesina

By Segun Showunmi A fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. (William Shakespeare, As you like...

They Gave Atiku A False Sense Of Hope

By Femi Adesina After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019...

A Showdown Looms!

By Abiodun Komolafe The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II recently told a moving story of how a mother watched her sick child die...

The Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To Russia By Garba Shehu

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit, which outcome...

Emir Sanusi’s Lamentation! By abiodun KOMOLAFE

The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II recently told a moving story of how a mother watched her sick child die while waiting to...

Oyo, Osun And LAUTECH: Counting The Cost By Abiodun KOMOLAFE

For quite some time, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has been in the news for negative reasons. At the centre of this threatening...

Education

Lagos, Ogun Produce 2019 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Champions In A Thriling Final Battle

In a trilling, but energy-sapping mental duel last weekend, representatives of Lagos and Ogun States shrugged off all challenges to emerge victorious in the finals...

JAMB 2020/2021 Registration Form, Starting & Closing Date

JAMB REGISTRATION UPDATE AND PREREQUISITES: We are glad to inform you the portal for registration of the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is now...

NASWE Scribe, 15 Others Promote As University Of Ibadan Professor

The National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of Social Work Educators (NASWE), Professor James Ayanrinde Ayangunna is among the sixteen academic staff appointed as full...

LAUTECH ASUU Issues Ultimatum, Strike Notice Over Unpaid 11 Months’ Salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Ladoke Akintola University of Technology chapter on Wednesday issued ten-day ultimatum (November 15) to the University administration to...

Lagos, Ogun Osun Romp Into Finals Of 2019 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Tv Quiz Show

Superlative outing by students of Lagos, Ogun and Osun states shot the states to the finals in the on-going Season 5 of the Cowbellpedia Secondary...

Mogaji Adegoke Implores Oyo, Osun Govts To Device Peaceful Resolution On LAUTECH Ownership Crisis

The Executive Director Finance and Chief Financial Officer of OES Energy Services, Chief Adegboyega Adegoke has said there is need for both Oyo and Osun...

Technology

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Visits Nigeria

Twitter Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jack Dorsey, arrived in Nigeria yesterday as part of his listening and learning tour across Africa. This follows his...

PocketMoni Partners Imo State

…Empower students with Fintech skills PocketMoni, the mobile money flagship brand of eTranzact, has successfully trained an initial batch of 1000 youths, under its FinTech...

NCC Prioritises Issues Of Citizens With Special Needs –Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will continue to prioritise issues pertaining to people with special needs in the country with respect to the provision of...

NIRA Holds 2019 Bloggers Summit

The Internet and particularly social media has revolutionized the way news, views and opinions are expressed and consumed in our society today. Coming on the...

FG Orders Immediate Suspension Of USSD Bank Charges After Complaints By Nigerians

The Federal Government has directed the immediate suspension of the proposed Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) charges by commercial banks on customers. It was reported...

CKN Wins African Digital Heroes Award

The Editor in Chief and Publisher of CKN News, Chris Kehinde Nwandu popularly known has CKN last night honoured with the prestigious African Digital Heroes...

Sports

Super Eagles Defeat Squirrels Of Benin

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Wednesday beat the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo in their first qualifying match for...

Nigeria Refunds IAAF Over-payment Fund

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed the receipt of the balance of the overpayment made to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN)...

Juventus Secures Spot In The Champions League Last 16

Juventus has secured their spot in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday after a 2-1 victory over Lokomotiv Moscow. Substitute Douglas Costa’s injury-time winner...

Hamilton Wins Sixth Formula One World Title

Lewis Hamilton has won his sixth drivers world championship, but not in the style he hoped for on Sunday when he finished second behind his...

Bayern Munich Sack Niko Kovac As Manager After Frankfurt Defeat

Bayern Munich Manager, Niko Kovac has been sacked the Bundesliga champions have confirmed. The 48-year-old Croatian took over at the club from Jupp Heynckes in the summer...

Buhari Urges Golden Eaglets To Go For The Cup

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria for a fantastic beginning in the group opening match of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2019....