Nigeria Politics

Bello, Shetima deliberate APC’s winning strategies, national development

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi received Kassim Shetima, running mate to Bola Tinubu, the Presidential Candidate of the APC, in the 2023 general elections as both discussed strategies for APC’s triumph in the forth-coming elections on Monday. Meeting in camera, their dialogue centred on various plans and strategies for winning the forthcoming presidential election for Read More…

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Volleyball: Coach names 14-player squad to represent Nigeria in Africa championship

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-19 Girls Volleyball Team, Elishama Elam, on Sunday disclosed a list of 14 players to represent the country at the forthcoming 2022 Girls U-19 African Nations Volleyball Championship. Nigeria hosts the Championship which will serve off on Tuesday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. The crew to assist Read More…

Europe Power World

EU chief plans restructuring of electricity market as prices skyrocket

Reading Time: < 1 minutes European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, revealed plans for structural reforms to skyrocketing energy on Monday, saying prices have exposed the limits of the European Union’s electricity market design. Von der Leyen stated in her speech, at an international conference in Bled, Slovenia that the market “was developed under completely different circumstances.” “That’s why we, Read More…

Crime Kidnapping Metro

Police arrest child trafficking suspect after rescue from mob

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos State Police say they detained Ayomide Fawehinmi, a 22-year-old man for attempted child trafficking. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Monday, said the suspect had been rescued from a mob in Empire Area of Surulere. Hundeyin said police operatives attached to Surulere Read More…

Fire Metro Top Story

Update: RCCG debunks rumour of gas explosion inside camp, releases statement

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The leadership of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) through its Public Relations Department has empathised with the people affected by the gas explosion which had occurred in the early hours of Monday. The statement which emphasised that it was a gas explosion and not a bomb blast read: “This incident which has been Read More…

Fire Metro Top Story

Explosion rocks gas plant near Redemption Camp on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Reading Time: < 1 minutes An explosion has occurred close to the Redeemed Christian Church of God camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has confirmed that the explosion by was caused by a truck loaded with gas that burst into flame only a few meters away from the camp. Reports states that the explosion caused dread amongst Read More…

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Police confirm the killing of Mile 12 Park leader

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the killing of one Alhaji Sulaimon Onaolapo, popularly known as Akiru, who was the leader of Mile-12 Lagos Parks and Garages. The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the killing on Monday. “One Alhaji Sule was killed following the incident at Mile 12. No arrest made yet. Normalcy Read More…

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Broken truths and broken ribs: Kukah’s forensic examination of Nigeria

Reading Time: 4 minutes The year 2018 was one of self-examination for Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari who flew in on the wings of change had been in power for three years and the situation had simply become far worse. The inflation rate when he came in was 9.01 per cent, shooting up to 15.68 per cent the following year, Read More…

Nigeria Politics Top Story

I don’t have “a special presidential candidate” – Obasanjo

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday in Minna has chosen to keep private his political preferences even as he has been the host and in the company of many elite politicians. Speaking to newsmen shortly after he paid a visit to former Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar, in Minna, the elder statesman said Read More…