Thursday, 30th June 2022
Breaking News:


23 Feb
Implications of Nigeria’s debt burden are much more severe than official justifications would aim to palm off from notoriety.
22 Feb
Impending review of the premium currently paid on vehicle insurance in Nigeria appears necessary after some 18 years gap. But an upward adjustment solely for an increase in revenue
21 Feb
The introduction of a new tax of N10 per litre excise duty on all non-alcoholic, carbonated and sweetened beverages by the Federal Government expectedly stirred up an interesting controversy between the government and the Manufacturers Association...
20 Feb
The newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Abiodun Sylvester Alabi comes to his job with sufficient experience and reforms initiatives to make the difference that the people have been yeaning for in running a professional and ethical policing system.
18 Feb
Reports that parents are being fleeced practically by schools in many parts of the country, under the guise of various levies and charges are disheartening.
17 Feb
The Super Eagles’ outing at the just concluded 33rd African Cup of Nations (AFCON) was a flash in the pan that ended disastrously.
16 Feb
The recent show of power between Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) and Oyo State Government is merely symptomatic of the deep crisis in the power sector generally
15 Feb
Amid an inexcusable shortfall of petrol fuel supply in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja, the importation and distribution of bad fuel, with monumental consequences to many users, is adding insult to the injury of Nigerians.
14 Feb
No alarm can be louder than that sounded the other day by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), warning about real possibility of the 2023 elections not taking place by reason of insecurity.
13 Feb
It is no surprise that during this year’s annual stakeholders’ national review and planning meeting on Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) implementation
11 Feb
Africa is again being hunted by the spectre of coup d’états that we thought had receded to the background of political events given the growing endurance of democratic politics in the continent and institutional underpinnings for peer review.
10 Feb
The growing concern being expressed by Nigerians and medical authorities over the high rate of leprosy cases in the country should not be treated lightly.


36 mins ago
US President Joe Biden on Thursday called for an "exception" to the Senate filibuster rule so that Democrats can pass an abortion rights law, reversing the recent Supreme Court decision. The "exception to the filibuster" called for by Biden would allow Democrats to pass a law enshrining abortion access rights with their current thin majority…
37 mins ago
Idris Elba apparently wants to make an offer of $1 billion GBP ($1.2 billion USD), which would be used to buy the UK broadcast service Channel 4. The CEO and founder of the marketing and communications group The Miroma Group, Marc Boyan, is reportedly in conversation with the actor about the bid. Variety also reports…
46 mins ago
Anambra State governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has barred all markets and parks executives from collecting revenue in the state for the government. Soludo's media aide Christian Aburime in a statement said the governor announced the ban at a one-day town hall meeting with the Transport and Market Union Executive Members in the State. The governor…
55 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worries over the low rate of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) collection in Lagos State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, made this known at the Eighth Annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held on Thursday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting…
1 hour ago
Countries need to ramp up controls on cryptocurrency transactions to meet international standards on transparency, a watchdog said on Thursday. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said countries had made only "limited progress" in implementing its "travel rule", which it had recommended for global adoption in 2015. Under the rule, regulators are supposed to…