Killing of ex-colleague Omomeewa: LASU students give govt, management ultimatum
By Adesina Wahab The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, has set up a committee to reconcile the two warring factions of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the university. In a statement on Tuesday night by the Coordinator, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, CIPPR, Mr
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Hungary fans clash with police during England qualifier
Hungary fans at Wembley for their World Cup qualifier against England Hungary hooligans clashed with police and stewards at Wembley during Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against England. Just moments after kick-off, trouble flared among the pocket of around 1,000 Hungarians in one corner of Wembley. Dozens of Hungary supporters charged
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Luan Becerra, Founder & CEO of ProSession
Luan Becerra is a Brazilian-American surfer, and a 3X Founder Serial Entrepreneur raised on the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawai’i. ProSession, aspiring to become the most inspiring sports media and lifestyle brand on Earth, is Luan’s latest venture. Luan Becerra thrives in creatively envisioning innovative companies. He is enthusiastic
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CNPP, political parties disown PDP over call for Emefiele's sack
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Central Bank o Nigeria (CBN) has engaged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on the establishment of a Special Tribunal  for the Enforcement and Recovery of Eligible Loans. The Special Tribunal is one of the provisions of the Banks
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{TIMELINE} Okonjo-Iweala: Taking the baton of leadership
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja The Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, ministers and other top government officials that Nigeria’s trade costs are too high. Dr Okonjo-Iweala, who was a former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of Economy under
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Nigerian Commodity exchange moves to crash food prices
…Deploys warehouses across the nation By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Nigerian Commodity Exchange (NCX) has engaged various stakeholders in the nation’s agro-commodities sector, with a view to crashing the soaring prices of food items, across the country. Mr. Chris Echikwu, the NCX spokesman, said that the move to
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Just In: Bandits Attack Catholic Seminary in Kaduna, Abduct 3 Students, Injure 6 Others
By John Shiklam The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna state has confirmed the abduction of three seminarians at the Christ the King Major Seminary, domiciled within St. Albert Institute, Fayit, Fadan Kagoma, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The fourth year theology students, were said to have been abducted
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CJN Laments, Says Journey to Supreme Court in Commercial Dispute Could Last for 8 to 20years
By Alex Enumah The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad on Tuesday, said that the timely dispensation of justice will enhance financial stability in Nigeria. He made the remarks while declaring open a Two-Day Workshop for Judicial Officers on Recent Reforms of Banking and Financial Services Law and
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Court remands man for allegedly raping 18-year-old girl
A High Court in Jos on Tuesday ordered that a 25-year-old man, Atagan Danladi, who allegedly beheaded his brother after accusing him of killing their father through witchcraft, be remanded in a correctional centre. The police charged Danladi, who resides in Bomo village in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau
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Senate Bows to Pressure, Adopts Electronic Transfer of Election Results
By Deji Elumoye and Juliet Akoje The Senate on Tuesday bowed to public pressure as it adopted electronic transfer of election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Also at plenary, the Red Chamber okayed direct conduct of primaries by registered political parties in the country. The Senate, at
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Lawmakers Begin Debate of 2022 Budget Wednesday
By Udora Orizu Members of the House of Representatives will on Wednesday and Thursday debate the N16.39 trillion, 2022 Budget proposal, which was presented to the parliament last week, by President Muhammadu Buhari. Announcing the dates for the debate at the plenary on Tuesday, the Speaker of the House, Hon.
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Exclusive - Stephen HA, General Manager, TECNO, speaks about what the business is doing to make life better in Africa
TECNO’s commitment to responding to local consumer demand has meant for its camera capabilities alone, it has analysed millions of data points, reviewed over 3,000 social environments and assembled six global R&D centres to make over 1 billion R&D investments. In 2020, its extensive technology research and data-driven R&D methodology
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What's next for Efe Ajagba after his first professional boxing career loss?
Nigeria’s heavyweight boxing sensation, Efe Ajagba, suffered his first professional boxing career loss on 9 October 2021 at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas in the hands of Frank Sanchez of Cuba, what is next for the power-punching boxer? How it all happened. Frank Sanchez dominated and knockdown Efe Ajagba in
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Niger Delta
By Daniel Ajisogun The Host Communities of Nigeria, Producing Oil and Gas (Hoscon), has rejected the decision of South-South governors to appoint trustees for the Host Communities Trust Commission. The governors had indicated interest to appoint trustees for the Commission, directly responsible for the development of oil and gas communities.
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International Day for Girl-child: UNICEF trains 100 girls in Kebbi
The girls at the event. By Haruna Aliyu, BIRNIN-KEBBI The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, Monday, October 11 set aside to celebrate the girl-child, trained 100 girls on gender sensitivity in Kebbi State. This year’s day began with a procession in Birnin Kebbi with schools drawn from some selected local
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Magboro Gas Leakage: NNPC depressurizes, isolates rupture pipeline
By Prince Okafor Despite lack of activities at the nation’s four refineries, pipeline vandalism continued across the country with over 151 pipeline points in the first quarter of 2021. This upward trend reflects a surge of 26.5 per cent when compared to 111 pipeline points recorded in the corresponding period
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Considering the digital drivers of cryptocurrency growth
There are a lot of factors that can contribute to the growth of any asset, whether it’s shares in a business, or an equity investment. In the case of cryptocurrency, it’s surprising to many the sheer number of correlations that crypto can have with other factors in the global climate.
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Seplat
By Udeme Akpan & Obas Esiedesa SEPLAT Energy Plc, Nigeria’s foremost indigenous energy company has disclosed its readiness to champion the quest to improve Africa’s energy access by repurposing its operations with a focus on cleaner energy. This came from the decision to make sure that Seplat is committed to
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Naira devaluation increases Nigeria’s debt profile ― Alaje
…Says exchange rate artificially low, adds there’s need for synergy between monetary, fiscal authorities …Economists, experts raise controversies over VP’s position …Nigeria to start local production of weapons to address over-dependence on foreign supplies, says Buhari …Promises completion of key projects before tenure expiration …Fear grips ministers as Buhari opens
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Fish farmers association lauds Africa’s confidence in Adesina as AfDB President
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, yesterday asked the federal government to decisively resolve the nation’s debt challenges to trigger economic growth. Recall that the Debt management Office, DMO. Had in September, put the country’s total public debt (federal and state governments)
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