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29 Dec 2020
Prominent Nigerians, including the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Channels Television
17 Dec 2020
Tributes poured in torrents for the erudite scholar, Prof Peter Okebukola for his contributions to the development of African education and humanity.
2 Dec 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has canvassed strong drug laws in Central and West Africa owing to the effects of hard substances on both regions.
20 Nov 2020
A retired Federal Permanent Secretary and professor of Public Administration, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, yesterday, said the morale of government officials declined and corruption became pronounced in the civil service shortly after the regime of Generals Murtala Muhammed and Olusegun Obasanjo sacked top government officials, leaving them…
23 Oct 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a crucial virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders. This is coming barely 24 hours after the President presided over the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and later addressed the nation in a broadcast. The former Nigerian leaders participating virtually from their locations are Generals Yakubu…
1 Oct 2020
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the challenging state of the country was caused by previous governments from 1999 to 2015 when he was elected to office. Buhari made the accusation in a national broadcast for Nigeria's 60th anniversary. The president said his administration had the least resources to work with and has out-performed…
21 Sep 2020
All is not well with the state of the nation. Recently, some eminent Nigerians drew the attention of the country and indeed Nigeria’s leader to the parlous state of the nation.
15 Sep 2020
Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka on Tuesday supported the criticism of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo against the Muhammadu Buhari government, saying the country is close to extinction. "We are close to extinction as a viable comity of peoples, supposedly bound together under an equitable set of protocols of co-habitation, capable of producing its own…
3 Sep 2020
Continued from yesterday They drum up myths, fictitious non- existent and never-existed dates, heroes, and heroines. In the book “A Text Book of West African History (A.D 1000 to the Present Day), the author Ola Abiola, not too sure of dates and scenarios wrote, “several hundreds of years in the past there existed in what…
31 Aug 2020
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to factor insurance products into their personal and corporate decisions because of its key benefits to human and business survival in the country. Obasanjo, who made the call at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when a delegation of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB),…
25 Aug 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has canvassed avocado farming as replacement for oil as Nigeria’s major foreign income earner. The most populous black nation
23 Aug 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday declared that in Nigeria today, over 14 million children that should be in school were not in school,


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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…
56 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…
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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…
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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…
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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…