Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera

Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera

The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera. A statement by the Vice President’s Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, on Saturday in Abuja said that...
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Messi and Ronaldo ‘kiss’ in Barcelona 3 days before Clásico

Messi and Ronaldo ‘kiss’ in Barcelona 3 days before Clásico

Urban artist Tvboy painted the two Clásico protagonists in a passionate kiss on the streets of Barcelona, in a piece heavily-influenced by Antonio De Felipe. Paseo de Gràcia in Barcelona became adorned with a curious image; a passionate kiss between...
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Nigeria: Dance, Jubilation Excitment as African Drums Festival Commences

Nigeria: Dance, Jubilation Excitment as African Drums Festival Commences

This year’s African Drums Festival commenced in Abeokuta, Ogun state in  Nigeria, on Thursday with dance, jubilation and excitement from more than  20 cultural troupes from about 13 countries from the continent in attendance. The festival,  which is ...
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Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Jehovah’s Witnesses has been banned in Russia. A court of jurisdiction ruled the religious organisation is an extremist group and putting its more than 170,000 Russian worshipers in the same category as Islamic State militants. The ruling, which confirmed a...
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FG appoints board, management for Rural Electrification Agency

FG appoints board, management for Rural Electrification Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a new Board and Executive Management for Rural Electrification Agency. Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation  (SGF) stated this...
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Suspended DG-NIA did not weep, says Buhari’s aide

Suspended DG-NIA did not weep, says Buhari’s aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Thursday said there was no truth in media reports that the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo  Oke, wept when he visited the...
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LASPOTECH Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike

LASPOTECH Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) chapter, will commence an indefinite strike on Friday. The union rose from its emergency congress on Thursday and resolved to embark on total industrial action. The Chairman of th...
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Negligence: Ambode Sacks 42 Health Workers

Negligence: Ambode Sacks 42 Health Workers

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it sanctioned and sacked 42 health workers for various offences relating to negligence in the last one year. Dr Jide Idris, Commissioner for Health, said this at the 2017 Ministerial Press Briefing of...
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Why UK Govt Should not Stop Foreign Aids to Nigeria- Bill Gate

Why UK Govt Should not Stop Foreign Aids to Nigeria- Bill Gate

Microsoft Founder urges UK to protect foreign aid Reducing the UK government’s commitment to foreign aid spending would cost lives, American billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has warned. The Microsoft founder is urging the UK to keep spending 0.7% of...
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‘We are not going to increase price of cooking gas’

‘We are not going to increase price of cooking gas’

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, Mr. Tony Attah, on Wednesday said the company had not increased the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, also known as cooking gas. Attah stated this during the company’s present...
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