Thursday, 30th November 2023

Saturday Magazine

18 Nov
A Comptroller of Customs, Dera Nnadi, has said that Rotary International should partner with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in its seven areas of focus for national development, noting that the club and the Service have a lot in common to share.
18 Nov
The frequent boat mishaps in the coastal and inland waterways have caused significant loss of humanlives and property. Between May and November this year, nothing less than 13 accidents have been recordedwith casualty figure put at371 lives. GBENGA AKINFENWA interrogates reasons for this and what government and sector players need to do to tame the…
18 Nov
As a medical doctor, if you have an eye for beauty and you like good things, it’s easy for you to go into that field because you appreciate beauty. This is more about detailing; you don’t just put things in people’s bodies and faces. You take your time and study them; almost like your painting and artwork. For me,
18 Nov
In the early 1900s upscale restaurants, theatres and performing facilities often had sofas within the bathroom as the space is where a lot of thoughts, ideas and inspirations on how to run each day or solve certain problems emanate.
18 Nov
Spurred by the need to help Nigerians get affordable housing rentals through monthly payment as opposed to the bulky yearly rent payment, Rentease has unveiled reliable solutions to stress-free installment payments for properties from locations across the country.
18 Nov
The inaugural Africa e-Mobility Conference  and  Exhibition, a cornerstone event within the larger Africa E-Mobility Week, was recently held in Lagos, Nigeria. It  marked a significant milestone on the continent’s transition towards sustainable...
18 Nov
Mr Ibu: Is It Not Too Early In The Day? Last week was a sad one for lovers of Nigerian film and comedy industry, as one of its greats, John Okafor, aka Mr. Ibu, had one of his legs amputated owing to an undisclosed ailment. The comic actor had recently solicited for aid online to…
18 Nov
Poised to create a premium experience out of Lagos daily shenanigans, global energy drink Red Bull, created and owned by the Austrian company Red Bull GmbH, on Thursday, held the Red Bull Danfo Rally in Lagos.
11 Nov
“Is it a crime to spend one’s youthful years faithfully serving one’s fatherland? Or is it a crime to be old in Nigeria? I cannot afford to feed or dress well. I now depend on charity to foot my medicals and sometimes my daily needs,” a retired public school headmaster, Pa Chika Chijiuba, agonised, as he recounted how the society and his Abia State government had treated him until recently when it began a save-face turnaround.
11 Nov
Capital TV is a cutting edge digital content TV channel operating from Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.  Our plan with capital TV is simply to tell the African story, shutter the nearly impenetrable glass ceiling within the walls of the global media and shape the message about Africa by providing a narrative of hope against the many who have for decades driven stereotypical narratives about the African continent.
28 Oct
Nigeria got five spots on the award slate of the 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in the best actor and actress in a leading role category.
28 Oct
To draw attention to blindness and vision impairment worldwide, every second Thursday of October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World Sight Day.
28 Oct
Aimed towards promoting indigenous industries, the yearly Mentor-Matchup Challenge (MMC) is set for its fifth edition MMC 5.0. MMC, which is an initiative of, is designed to bridge practical knowledge gaps amongst African founders.


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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
6 mins ago
The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
14 mins ago
Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has announced the cancellation of all his scheduled performances for December. The singer, who was set to embark on a tour of Lagos, Abuja, and Benin, cited health concerns as the reason behind the decision. "It breaks my heart to say that I won't be performing anywhere…
21 mins ago
Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
22 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
38 mins ago
A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
40 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…
57 mins ago
Kwara Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs Opeyemi Afolashade, said the ministry evacuated 88 mentally challenged persons and beggars from the streets of Ilorin. The commissioner told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that this was after the general evacuation carried out by the ministry within the state capital. She said the evacuation, which held between Nov.…
57 mins ago
Trial International has spent 20 years tracking down alleged war criminals so they can be brought before courts worldwide, such as the Gambian death squad member convicted in Germany on Thursday. Under the principles of universal jurisdiction, alleged perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to trial around the world, regardless of their nationality or…
59 mins ago
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has presented the sum of N300,219,705,820 as the 2024 estimated budget to the Assembly Thursday for scrutiny and passage. Mohammed said that he tagged the document as budget of "Budget Of Consolidation and Renewed Focus", comprises of recurrent expenditure of N121,341,193,343.11 (40.4%) while capital expenditure received the sum of N178,878,512,477.49…