Obasanjo Identifies Bane Of Agric Sector Development

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified lack of political will to implement various policies formulated by successive administrations in support of agriculture as the bane...

INEC Declares PDP Candidate Winner Of Zamfara Governorship Election

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu on Saturday in Abuja declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara,...

New Africa In London Festival Launches At City Hall As Bamanga Tukur Calls For More Unity Across Africa

A brand new summer-long, London-wide celebration of African culture and creativity has been launched at City Hall, London. Africa in London will celebrate the diversity...

I Have Served Humanity To My Best –Ambode

The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, said that he has served humanity to his best and posterity will judge him. Ambode spoke...

UK PM, Theresa May Announces Resignation

United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May has confirmed that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on 7 June in order for a...

News

Rep-Elect, Akinremi Urges Muslims To Pray For Prosperous Oyo State, Nigeria During Ramadan

The Southwest coordinator for the newly elected members of the House of Representatives, Hon. Musiliudeen Olaide Akinremi has urged Muslims to use the month of...

Nigerian Senate Reconsiders, Passes Social Work Bill

The Nigerian Senate last Wednesday re-visited and passed the Nigerian Council for Social Work Bill.   The Bill entitled, "Nigerian Council for Social Work (Establishment)...

Ajimobi Advocates State Police, Modern Technology As Panacea For Armed Banditry

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has renewed his advocacy for the introduction of state police to curb the pervading armed banditry and insecurity threatening...

Oyo Must Not Return To Violence Era, UI VC Admonishes Incoming Administration

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, has charged the incoming administration to do everything possible to prevent the state from slipping...

New Africa In London Festival Launches At City Hall As Bamanga Tukur Calls For More Unity Across Africa

A brand new summer-long, London-wide celebration of African culture and creativity has been launched at City Hall, London. Africa in London will celebrate the diversity...

UK PM, Theresa May Announces Resignation

United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May has confirmed that she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on 7 June in order for a...

Politics

We Will Always Remember Your Good Deeds, Alaafin Tells Ajimobi

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that the state will always remember the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, as the purveyor of...

INEC Declares PDP Candidate Winner Of Zamfara Governorship Election

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu on Saturday in Abuja declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara,...

Why I Asked Bulkachuwa To Withdraw From Election Petitions Tribunal –Atiku Abubakar

The main opposition presidential candidate in the February election, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed the real reason why he requested that the President of the Court...

Osinbajo Presides Over Valedictory NEC Session

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on today chaired the valedictory session for the National Economic Council (NEC). State governors were also in attendance at the meeting...

Nigeria Governors’ Forum Elects Fayemi As Chairman

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi of has been elected chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). Fayemi, who succeeds Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State,...

Rivers State Gov. Wike Dissolves Executive Council

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council on Wednesday during the Valedictory Session of the executive council....

Business

Segun Agbaje, Building A Great African Institution Through Digital Transformation

By Steve Coomber When is a bank not a bank? That is a question Segun Agbaje, the multiple award-winning CEO and Managing Director of Nigeria’s...

PFN Endorses Hymnodia

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has endorsed Hymnodia, the first-ever reality TV show created around hymns and worship and wished it many more life...

Oyo, FG fine-tune agreement on proposed N35.9bn Ibadan inland dry port

Oyo State Government and the Federal Government have fine-tuned agreement on the proposed $99,665,626 (N35.9bn) Ibadan Inland Dry Port, which is expected to ease the...

AfDB Approves $15m Equity Fund For SMEs

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $15 million equity investment in Verod Capital Growth Fund III, a private equity...

Shareholders, Workers Express Disappointment Over The Performance Of Managing Director Of GWVSL

The family of Late Captain Romeo Itima, majority shareholder at Global West Vessel Specialists Limited (GWVSL) have expressed disappoint over what they termed as ‘the...

Mouka Rewards Mum in Business with $1,000 on Mother’s Day

To cap up its “Mum in Business Pitch Competition”, Mouka Limited, Nigeria’s foremost foam and mattress manufacturing company, has rewarded one mother in commemoration of...

Entertainment

Davido Hits 10 Million Followers On Instagram

Nigerian pop singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has hit 10 million followers on Instagram. Davido became the first Nigerian artist to achieve such...

Ex-BBN Housemates Recommend Heritage Bank’s Octopus For Seamless Operations

The Heritage Bank’s revolutionary advanced intelligent digital experience, known as Octopus has been endorsed by the 2018 Big Brother Double Wahala (season-3) housemates for its...

Stephanie Linus Gets Special Recognition for DRY at the Black History Month

Dry, the film which was written, produced and directed by Stephanie Linus is in 2019 still making great impact around the world. The movie has...

Mavin Records Secures Multi-million Dollar Investment From Kupanda Holdings

Mavin Records, one of Nigeria’s best-known local record labels, has secured a multi-million dollar investment from Kupanda Holdings. Kupanda Holdings is a joint venture between...

300 Guests To Attend Adekunle Gold, Simi’s Wedding

Popular Nigerian singers, Adekunle Gold and Simi are reportedly set to wed few weeks after their secret wedding introduction in Lagos. The gist which is...

Arts And Entertainment Industry Remains Veritable Platform To Grow GDP- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday evening reiterated the commitment of his administration to continue to play up the arts and entertainment industry...

Fashion and Lifestyle

Harry Styles Bespoke And Fabrics Launches In Lagos

Harry Styles Bespoke and Fabrics has launched its shop in Lagos. The event attracts many people in the society including the traditional ruler of Shasha...

The 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend Model Casting Call Holds Oct. 2

Calling All Models! Have you got what it takes to strut the runways of Africa’s biggest fashion event? Then, the GTBank Fashion Weekend is looking...

Stephanie Linus Announces Season 2 Of Her Reality TV Show For Couples, Make Me Fabulous!

The unscripted, love-filled and one-of-its-kind Reality TV Show created to rekindle the spark in marriages is back with a bang! After much anticipation, Nollywood actress...

Style Spotlight: Mariam Mohammed Steps Out In Walid Atallah For Magazine Launch

Mariam Mohammed, the stylish communications expert and publisher of Maktoub Magazine unveiled a special edition of her magazine over the weekend and her look was...

Nigeria’s Leading Contemporary Female Shoe Designer, Fabfeet Fashion Launches New Website

Fabfeet, a leading Nigerian shoe brand for women is pleased to announce the launch of her new website. Having been in the pipeline for the...

Photos: Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji Completes Her Estate In Abuja

Popular Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji has completed the construction of her estate in Abuja. She had shared the photo of the building two years ago...

Inside Lagos

I Have Served Humanity To My Best –Ambode

The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, said that he has served humanity to his best and posterity will judge him. Ambode spoke...

Sanwo-Olu Promises To End Apapa Gridlock Within 60 Days In Office

The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to end the gridlock in the Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of...

Lagos Building Collapse: NITP Proffers Measures To Forestall Recurrence

Following the recent building collapse that occurred at Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island, Lagos state where people including children lost their lives, the Nigerian Institute...

Lagos Collapsed Building: Ajimobi Expresses Deep Sorrow over Lives Lost

Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed deep sorrow over Wednesday’s tragic collapse of a three-storey building in Lagos. Ajimobi, in a statement by...

Ignore Any PDP Withdrawal, Its Full Blast Against APC –Lagos PDP

The Lagos state chapter of PDP has enjoined Lagos voters to ignore the sponsored rumours that the PDP in Lagos state has dropped its governorship...

Ambode’s Former Commissioner, Oluwo Campaigns For Agbaje In Epe

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s Former Commissioner of Energy, Mr. Wale Oluwo, has assured the people of Epe that the Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic...

Opinion

Segun Agbaje, Building A Great African Institution Through Digital Transformation

By Steve Coomber When is a bank not a bank? That is a question Segun Agbaje, the multiple award-winning CEO and Managing Director of Nigeria’s...

Elections And The Dilemma Of Victory By Abiodun KOMOLAFE

With the 2019 General Elections successfully put behind us, Nigerians may now access some semblance of peace. With the contenders and the pretenders having made...

Jimi Agbaje, Thorn In The Flesh Of ‘Eko’ By Abayomi Oladapo

At the last count, there were more than ten persons vying for the governorship seat of Lagos in the 2019 elections. The candidates included the...

Remembering Bola Ige By Komolafe Abiodun

Ethno-religious leanings or socio-political ideology notwithstanding, it is almost improbable for any society to underestimate the contributions of some people to the emancipation of its...

Agbaje’s Experience In Altruistic Integrity By William Peters

For the past 20 years, Lagosians have been subjected to the same leadership of vested interests. This leadership of vested interests has left insecurity, crime,...

Fasehun, Doctor Who Became A Legend By Felix Oboagwina

In Grecian mythology, Frederick Fasehun’s heroism could effortlessly earn him a place in the pantheon of the demigods. He lived a life of which folktales...

Education

Oyo Commits More Than N61bn To Tertiary, Secondary Education In 7 Years –Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Wednesday disclosed that the state had committed about N46bn to funding of state-owned tertiary institutions in the last...

Oyo Public Primary School Teachers Begin Indefinite Strike

The public primary school teachers in Oyo State yesterday commenced an indefinite strike to press home their demand in the area of delay in salaries...

Oyo Commits More Than N61bn To Tertiary, Secondary Education In 7 Years –Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Wednesday disclosed that the state had committed about N46bn to funding of state-owned tertiary institutions in the last...

Cowbellpedia Semi-Finalist Emerges Overall Second Best In The 2019 UTME

A semi-finalist in the 2018 editions of Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Show, Master Emmanuel Chidiebube Igban has emerged the second-best candidate in this...

JAMB Explains Admission Procedures

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday explained that admissions would be given only to qualified candidates who applied for courses into the...

Success’ Viral Video: Delta Govt. Suspends Head Teacher, Sets Up Panel

The Delta State Government has suspended the head teacher of Okotie-Eboh Primary School in Sapele Local Government Area, Mrs Vero Igbigwe, for allegedly collecting unauthorised...

Technology

WAYSA President Expresses Worrisome Over Africans Lagging Behind In Handling Big Data Techniques

Despite the fact that data is now the most valuable commodity, the President of West African Young Statisticians, Mr. Oyebimpe Adeniji has expressed worrisome over...

Oyo Owns Tech-U Wholly, Not Me –Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has put to rest the controversy surrounding the ownership of The First Technical University, Ibadan, saying that the institution...

Nigeria Attracts Over $100m Investments In ICT

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Dubai, United Arab Emirate at the Annual Investment Meeting 2019 announced that young Nigerians Entrepreneurs have attracted investments worth...

Globacom To Launch Mobile Money

Nigeria’s financial inclusion initiative would take a giant stride as Globacom says it was ready to bring innovation to the financial transaction process in the...

Mark Zuckerberg Now 5th Richest In The World

Mark Zuckerberg added $6.2 billion to his net worth Thursday, jumping two places to No. 5 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, after his Facebook Inc....

DigiClan Africa Announces New Board Of Directors

DigiClan Africa has announced new board of directors who will steer the affairs of community for the year 2019.  A statement by the community made...

Sports

Pres. Buhari Congratulates Super Falcons For Winning WAFU Women’s Cup

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerging as 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with...

NBA And Youtube Partner To Launch Live Games On League’s First Channel Dedicated To Fans In Sub-Saharan Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- The National Basketball Association (NBA) (NBA.com) and YouTube (YouTube.com) today announced the launch of the NBA’s first YouTube channel dedicated to fans in...

Bill Clinton Lauds 8yr-Old Nigerian Boy For Winning Chess Championship

A former US President, Bill Clinton, has congratulated the eight year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewunmi and also invited him and his parents to his...

GTBank Masters Cup Season 8 Enters Quarter Finals Stage

Sixteen teams across the Male and female categories are set to compete in the quarter-finals stage of the GTBank Masters Cup. The tournament, which is...

GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament

Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the...

Heritage Bank, Para-Powerlifting Body Task Stakeholders To Build Generational, Healthy Athletes

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has tasked stakeholders in the sports industry to key into the vision of the bank...