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Lagosians Must Embrace New Thinking –Sanwo-Olu

Lagos’ dream of a 21st Century economy requires Lagosians to embrace the ideals of a global city: “benchmarking ourselves and our thinking and actions by...

Buhari Leaves Abuja For Russia-Africa Summit In Sochi, Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja today (Monday) to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, October 23rd – 25th, with focus on exploring and...

ASUU Begins Member Mobilisation For Showdown With PMB Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is poised for another showdown with the federal government over planned imposition Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS) on...

World Bank Approves $3bn Loan To Revive Power Sector

The World Bank Group has granted Nigeria a loan of $3bn to revive its ailing power sector. Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed announced the development...

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...

News

Buhari Leaves Abuja For Russia-Africa Summit In Sochi, Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja today (Monday) to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, October 23rd – 25th, with focus on exploring and...

World Bank Approves $3bn Loan To Revive Power Sector

The World Bank Group has granted Nigeria a loan of $3bn to revive its ailing power sector. Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed announced the development...

Eruwa Dam: Oyo Speaker Assures Of Govt Intervention

The Speaker Oyo state house of Assembly ,Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has assured that the Oyo state Government will look into the request of the people...

Rural Electrification Key To My Administration’s Agenda —Makinde 

…says Govt Is Committed To Improving Rural Communities   The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Friday that the rural electrification is...

Ending Drug Abuse Is Important To My Administration –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that winning the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of this...

Soyinka Salutes Keith Richards’ Courage For Writing “Never Quite The Insider”

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has commended the candour, courage and confidence displayed by Chief Keith Richards in his latest book, Never Quite the Insider:...

Politics

Be A Statesman, Reinstate Democratic Local Government In Oyo State, ALGON Appeals To Gov Makinde

Effective democratic governance at the grassroots is vital to sustainable development of the country and states of the federation. It is in this view that...

Buhari Cuts Estacode On Trips For Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is cutting down on the estacode for Ministers and top government officials adding that they are to henceforth...

INEC Chairman Recommends Attitudinal Change As Electoral Crises Solution

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday has declared that array of electoral crises in the country cannot be solved only with constitutional and...

I Prevented Ajimobi from squandering N7.6bn Farm Settlement’s Loan, Says Makinde

The Government of Oyo State has observed certain misinformation, misconception and outright mischief in the interpretations being given to the N7.6 billion Agriculture loan, which...

Melaye Reacts To Appeal Court Judgment Says, ‘No Tension, No Pains’

The lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to his loss at the Court of Appeal in his bid to overturn...

Appeal Court Sacks Melaye Orders Fresh Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application filed by the lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye. Melaye in...

Business

Canon At West Africa Digital Construction 2019, Invites Visitors To Experience The Latest Innovations In Printing

Canon (CanonCNA.com), world-leader in imaging solutions participated in the recent West Africa Digital construction, the event was held over the past two days in Lagos....

CHI MD, NSN Chairman Advocates Daily Fruit Juice Intake

The Managing Director of CHI Limited Nigeria, Roy Deepanjan, and Chairman, Lagos State Chapter of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Dr. Oluwatosin Adu, have...

GTBank Releases Q3 2019 Unaudited Results

... Reports Profit before tax of ₦170.7 Billion Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited financial results for the period ended September 30, 2019...

Innoson CEO/MD To Meet With Graphics Designer Who Re-Designed IVM Logo

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma has requested to meet the graphics designer, Osuolale Farouq who re-designed...

FBRA Deepens Commitment With Appointment Of An Executive Sec

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has appointed Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, as the Executive Secretary of the Alliance to drive its ambitious goal...

Chivita To Celebrate World Juice Day in Nigeria

CHI Limited, makers of popular Chivita range of fruit juice brands and leader of the fruit juice category, will mark Chivita World Juice Day, the...

Entertainment

Davido, Chioma Welcome Baby Boy

Davido, Chioma Welcome Baby Boy Popular Nigerian artiste, David Adeleke also known as Davido on his Twitter page this morning announced the birth of his...

See The Nominees And Winners Of Headies Award 2019

See the full list of Nominees and Winners of  2019 edition of Headies Award. Artiste Of The Year Winner: Burna Boy  Nominees: Burna Boy Wizkid...

Falz Calls For Release Of #RevolutionNow Convener, Sowore

Falz Calls For Release Of #RevolutionNow Convener, Sowore Nigerian rap Artiste, Folarin Falana also known as Falz has called for the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protester, Omoyele Sowore as he received...

#BBNaija Tacha Deletes All Posts On Her Instagram Page

Former Big Brother Naija 2019 season four housemate, Tacha has deleted all the posts on her Instagram page. Tacha who was disqualified from the Big...

#BBNaija Evicts Diane From The Show  

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) has evicted Diane from the 2019 edition of the reality show called Pepper Dem gang. Her eviction announcement was made after...

Why BBNaija Is Holding Tacha Hostage

The management team of the recently evicted from the House of the Big Brother Naija Show, Tacha have accused the organisers of the show of...

Fashion and Lifestyle

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...

Police Gives Reasons For Inviting Timi, Busola Dakolo

...Dakolo Accuses Pastor Fatoyinbo Of Bribing Security Officials   The Nigeria Police Force says it is not arresting popular Nigerian musician, Timi Dakolo, and wife,...

Inside Lagos

Lagosians Must Embrace New Thinking –Sanwo-Olu

Lagos’ dream of a 21st Century economy requires Lagosians to embrace the ideals of a global city: “benchmarking ourselves and our thinking and actions by...

Lagos Takes Delivery Of 800 BRT Buses

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the acquisition of 800 new BRT buses. Sanwo-Olu made this announcement via a tweet through his Twitter handle. He further revealed the...

Sanwo-Olu Promises To Drive Process For Reliable Energy

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to drive reliable energy delivery to residents of the State with adequate provision of meters. Speaking during the...

Sanwo-Olu To Approve Jetty At Unilag Waterfront

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the...

Lagos Ready To Pay Above N30,000 Minimum Wage –Sanwo-Olu

…Labour Leaders Hail Lagos Governor For Fulfilling Promises Better time awaits workers in Lagos State, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu discloses, on Tuesday, that the State...

Sanwo-Olu Reverses Ambode’s LAGESC To KAI

The Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the weekend announced the repositioning of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) formerly known as KAI to...

Opinion

Now That Osun Has Commissioners! By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Let me start by confessing that recent events in Nigeria have not only shamed my trust, they have also shown how complicated we are as...

Gov Oyetola And The Essence Of Time By abiodun KOMOLAFE

By now, Nigerians must have settled the idea of who actually governs legally in Osun, especially, after the pronouncement of the Supreme Court. That said,...

Slavery Still Exists, We Must Take Action –Buhari

August 23rd is the UN declared International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. To mark it, President Muhammadu Buhari published...

Yakubu Gowon’s Sermon By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Yakubu Dan-Yumma Gowon, 84, is Nigeria's former Head of State. He served in the Nigerian Army between 1954 and 1975. Wikipedia describes him as Nigeria’s...

Between  Atiku’s  Gaffe and Adeleke’s Allocutus By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Atiku Abubakar and Adedeji Adeleke are two particularly angry Nigerians and their anger is well-placed! While the former was a presidential candidate of the People's Democratic...

REJOINDER: Seyi Makinde And The “Solo Makinde” Syndrome

By Engr Akeem Olatunji   Once material gain exchanges hand, professionalism eludes journalism and objectivity gets a new habitat in dustbin. The article credited to...

Education

ASUU Begins Member Mobilisation For Showdown With PMB Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is poised for another showdown with the federal government over planned imposition Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS) on...

Ajayi Crowther University Produces First Set Of Law Graduates, 44 First Class 

The management of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo on Monday said it has produced first set of law graduates. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor...

Parents Besiege Oyo Public Schools Over Makinde’s Education Policy

…As State govt announce procedures for transfer to public schools   The Government of Oyo State has announced that it was pleased to discover that...

Teachers Registration Council Conduct Professional Qualification Examination Successfully, Says Registrar

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, Professor Segun Ajiboye has said that it has successfully conducted the October Diet of the Professional Qualification Examination....

LAUTECH: Oyo Group Blasts Osun Govt, Asks Makinde To Get Tough

…Oyo Can’t Afford To Let Varsity Go Under An Oyo State-based socio-political organisation, the Oyo Kajola Group (OKG), has weighed in on the controversy between...

UI School Suspends Muslim Student, Asks Parents, Victim To Sign Undertaking

The crisis rocking University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan over hijab wearing took another dimension as the school authority suspended a female Muslim student, Miss...

Technology

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...

Why Telecoms Consumers Experience Early Data Depletion, Rise in Data Usage –NCC

...Highlights data-draining factors on consumers' phones ...Reveals initiatives to address key industry issues Experience of early depletion and rise in data consumption by telecoms consumers...

Nokia Partners Two Leading Universities In Ethiopia To Promote Digital Skills And Innovation

Nokia is committed to working with Ethiopia to pave the way for world-class telecommunication services with advanced technologies including 4G and 5G Nokia (www.Nokia.com) will...

Internet Of Things (IoT) Under Fire: Kaspersky Detects More Than 100 Million Attacks On Smart Devices In H1 2019

This figure is around nine times more than the number found in H1 2018, when only around 12 million attacks were spotted originating from 69,000...

We’re Putting Measures In Place To Ensure Children Protection Online ―NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta in his remarks at a joint ITU-DBI workshop held on Tuesday in...

Sports

We’ll Transform Sports Sector Through PPP Approach –Minister

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has declared that Federal Government will embrace Public Private Partnership (PPP) to transform the sports...

Samson Siasia’s Mother Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

The mother of former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has regained freedom from kidnappers barely two months after she was adopted in her country home...

AFFC Lauds Heritage Bank On Youth, Entertainment Devt

African Freestyle Football (AFFC) Championship 2019 in collaboration with World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA) have commended Heritage Bank Plc for its pivotal role in enhancing...

West Ham Beats Man Utd As Fans Criticize Solksjaer’s Selection

West Ham has defeated Manchester United in their second successive home win against after losing striker Marcus Rashford through injury in the second half. Yarmolenko opened the scoring on...

FIBA 2019: The Task Before D’Tigers

The FIBA World Cup Finals tipped off over the weekend in China. It is the biggest basketball fiesta on the planet, where the best of...

How To Become A Betbonanza’s Agent

You will agree with that one source of income is not enough in this ever changing economy and the world itself. It’s always good to...

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