Thursday, 5th October 2023

Atiku MaiAhu

16 Feb
Ahead of the February 25 general elections, yesterday the Kebbi State Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, Atiku MaiAhu, along with 34 other candidates contesting for various political positions...


8 mins ago
Former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has congratulated the Island Club of Lagos on its 80th anniversary.  He described the 80th anniversary as a great feat and an opportunity to tell those that question the Island Club’s capacity ....
11 mins ago
Plans are underway by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, to unbundle the ministry in a bid to ensure higher productivity, efficiency and cohesion.
11 mins ago
To discover future generation of Olympics athletes for Nigeria at the grassroots level, telecommunications giant, MTN, in partnership with Making of Champions (MoC), yesterday, unveiled the MTN Schools’ Athletics Championships in Lagos.
14 mins ago
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called for immediate government action in response to the disturbing revelations by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) 2021 Oil and Gas Industry Audit Report.
19 mins ago
Standard Chartered Bank has rolled out enhanced global parental leave benefits for its employees. Effective September 1, 2023, the bank standardised the number of parental leave days it offers, providing parents the option of undertaking more equitable...
21 mins ago
Experts in transport development, under the auspices of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) commission, yesterday, said it was possible for governors, stakeholders and other partners to achieve 4,000 kilometres of railway across the region in four years.
22 mins ago
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Turkey, Hidayet Bayraktar, has expressed his country’s readiness to improve existing ties with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) through transfer of defence technology. 
24 mins ago
African female 100m record holder, Marie-Josee Ta Lou, has revealed that she cried alone in her room when she placed fourth in the 100m final at the last World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She said her target for now is a podium finish at the Paris 2024 Olympics Games.
27 mins ago
Worried by what they termed ‘indiscriminate use of firearms’ by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), which has resulted in killings of Nigerians in land borders and checkpoints, Youths in Yewaland, Ogun State, have called for a change of approach to arresting smugglers.
28 mins ago
Police detectives attached to the Zonal Inquiry Bureau (ZIB), Onikan, Lagos, have arrested a member of a robbery gang, which specialises in stealing phones and using victims’ Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards to transfer money from their respective bank accounts.