• Perspectives20230302 070643

    For Tinubu’s eyes only, By Dan Agbese

    This is the interregnum, the period between an out-going administration and its in-coming successor when there is usually a feeling of both hollowness and animated anticipation. It is not an idle period. This is the period during which we listen keenly to every word that falls from the mouth of the president-elect. Those words, uttered in jest or seriousness, could…

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  • Global News210201133546 biden netanyahu split

    Biden and Netanyahu trade barbs over plan to weaken courts as Israel rejects ‘pressure’ from White House

    Israel’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu escalated a rare public dispute with US President Joe Biden on Tuesday, rejecting “pressure” from the White House after Biden criticized his controversial efforts to weaken the Israeli judiciary. The back and forth thrust into public view a simmering diplomatic dispute that has mostly been kept private over the past several weeks. Biden and…

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  • Global NewsAP17075297744883

    Saudi partners with China-led security bloc as ties grow

    Saudi Arabia has agreed to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a “dialogue partner”, state media reported on Wednesday, the latest indication of closer political ties with China. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was established in 2001 as a political, economic and security organisation to rival Western institutions. Besides China, its eight members include India, Pakistan and Russia, as well…

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  • Global NewsZelenskyXi

    Zelensky invites China’s Xi to visit Ukraine

    Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to visit Ukraine during an interview on Tuesday. “We are ready to see him here,” Zelensky told The Associated Press. “I want to speak with him. I had contact with him before full-scale war. But during all this year, more than one year, I didn’t have.” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson,…

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  • PerspectivesTinubu Lagos

    My 71st birthday message to Nigerians, By Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

    Dear Nigerians, I thank all of you who have expressed your goodwill towards me on the occasion of my 71st birthday. I received your kind words with great pleasure and was profoundly touched by the depth of your care and support. Above all, I thank God Almighty for the life He has given me, for all the opportunities and doors…

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  • Homeland Newsimages 80

    LASG signs MoU with fintech company, eTransact on management of setbacks, open spaces

    Lagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with eTransact, a Fintech Company, to curb unregulated development, manage setbacks and open spaces and improve beautification of the environment in Lagos State. The Memorandum of Understanding will strengthen the partnership between Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Authority (LASPEMA) and eTransact, to sanitise and regulate activities of setbacks and…

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  • PoliticsAyo Adebanjo3

    Obi won presidential election, Afenifere insists

    …removes two officers for statement against Iwuanyanwu Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has insisted that the presidential election of February 25 was won by Labour Party candidate, Peter Obi. The group said this at the end of its meeting held on Tuesday at the residence of Chief Ayo Adebanjo in Isanya Ogbo, Ogun State. In a communique signed by its Secretary-General…

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  • Homeland NewsIMG 20230329 WA0000

    People’s will prevailed in Lagos guber poll – Hamzat

    …says opposition parties are bad losers  The Lagos State government has said that the will of the people prevailed in the last gubernatorial polls in the state, adding that the opposition parties are bad losers. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat stated this while fielding questions from journalists on Channels Television programme: “Sunrise Daily”. Hamzat said that out of the…

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  • SportsOlympic Eagles

    Guinea block U-23 Eagles from Paris 2024 Olympics

    Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles have come short of making it to this year’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 2-0 to Guinea in the second leg of their final qualifying fixture in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday. After a 0-0 draw in the first leg in Abuja on Wednesday last week, the Eagles had the opportunity of more training sessions together…

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  • National NewsIMG 20221031 WA0014

    PSC appoints AIG Egbetokun DIG, approves promotion of 24 CPs to AIG, 33 DCPs to CPs, others

    The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of AIG Olukayode Egbetokun as a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG). The newly appointed DIG will be representing the South West Geopolitical Zone, replacing DIG Johnson Babatunde Kokumo who retired on March 15. The Commission also approved the promotion of 24 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant…

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