National Security Top Story

Buhari vows to defeat forces of evil

Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do all it can to defeat forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country so as to restore peace and order. The National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, said the president made this known Read More…

Business Pension funds

Nigeria hikes capital requirement for pension managers as mergers loom

Nigeria has increased the capital requirement for pension managers in an attempt to steer the biggest sector of its fund management industry to target untapped opportunities in the much larger, informal sector of small business. Three pension managers are in talks to merge to meet the new capital requirement of 5 billion naira ($13.14 million) Read More…

Abroad Religion Top Story

Pope removes legal privileges for Vatican cardinals, bishops

Image Credits: REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo, Vatican Media/­Handout/REUTERS . Pope Francis ruled on Friday that bishops and cardinals who work in the Vatican will be judged by the same lay tribunal that hears other criminal cases and no longer by an elite panel of prelates. Francis issued a decree abrogating a provision in the Vatican’s civil Read More…

Metro

Lagos community to establish textile industry to tackle unemployment

Image Credits: Wikipedia/Cliff. The Ilara community in Eredo, Epe, in the outskirts of Lagos, has concluded plans to establish a multi-million textile industry for socio-economic development of the area. The traditional ruler of the community, Oba Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, made the disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Epe-Eredo, Lagos. Read More…

Health Metro Top Story

Sanwo-Olu commissions oxygen plant, blood transfusion service office

Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (3rd right) cutting the tape to commission the Triage and Oxygen Centre at Gbagada General Hospital on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. With him are: Deputy Director, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Nigeria, Dr. Chizoba Fashanu (4th right); Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi (4th Read More…

Music & Nightlife Top Story What's On!

Bose Ogulu, Burna Boy’s mother on Billboard’s 2021 “International Power Players” list

Image Credits: BukiHQ Media/Twitter, okayafrica. Mrs Bose Ogulu, Mother of Grammy award winner Burna Boy, has been nominated by Billboard as one of its 2021 “International Power Players.’’ Bose is the talent manager and co-founder, Spaceship Collective which represents Afrobeats superstar and Grammy award winner Burna Boy as well as Buju. According to Billboard, its Read More…

Notes Owei Lakemfa

Pantamism, Talibanism, Americanism and extremism: Ingredients cooking terrorism

NIGERIA’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim, also known as Pantami, is busy fighting off those who accuse him of holding extreme Islamic views. He seemed particularly frightened by claims that the United States of America, USA, sees him as an extremist. I laugh at this because America is, in fact, Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

Fourth Mainland Bridge contract award December – Lagos Govt

Image Credits: NLE works, NAN Photo. In picture above: CONCEPT DRAWING: The Fourth Mainland Bridge in conjunction with existing road networks would establish a primary ring road around Lagos. This ring road will provide alternative traffic routes from Lekki to Ikorodu, Ikeja to Ajah, relieving the 3rd Mainland bridge of its overstretched capacity. Credit: NLE Read More…

National Politics

Tinubu vows to sustain Nigeria’s progressive agenda beyond 2023

Sen Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed strong support for the progressive agenda in Nigeria, with a promise to sustain it beyond 2023. Dr Abdulrazak Danjuma, Spokesperson of the video conference engagements, said in a statement on Tuesday, that Tinubu made the promise at a virtual conference that was Read More…