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  • Cholera outbreak: Why Lagos won’t go into panic mode, by Segun Ajayi

    It crept in like the biblical “thief in the night” whose mission was to afflict, maim and destroy. Double-faced like Janus, the mythical Roman god of beginnings, cholera strikes with two lethal weapons and leaves in its trail sorrow, tears and wailing. Given the speed with which cholera kills, even the intrepid would be rattled. But for Lagos, a formidable…

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  • Nigeria Customs under Adeniyi, by Adeyinka Adedeji

    It is 133 years since the Nigeria Custosm Service was established. A colonial construct, it shares a lot with some of its peers, like the Nigeria Police, the Nigeria Army, the Correctional Service, and several other public institutions. However, arguably more than any of the others, it has had to deal with serial changes: changes in its enabling laws, changes…

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  • NNPCL shifts Obiafu-Obrikom-Oben gas pipeline project delivery date to August

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), has shifted the delivery date for the $700m Obiafu-Obrikom-Oben gas pipeline project (OB3), from March 2024 to August. This was revealed in a press statement by the company’s Chief Corporate Communications Officer, Olufemi Soneye, over the weekend. According to the statement, the Minister for Petroleum Resources for States Resources (Gas), Ekperikpe Ekpo, while…

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  • Finance Minister, AfreximBank discuss boosting foreign exchange liquidity (Photos)

    The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun met with the President of Afreximbank, Dr. Okey Oramah, on the sidelines of the AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum in the Bahamas. The meeting took place during the 31st Afreximbank Annual Meetings, where Afreximbank reiterated its commitment to supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria in a series…

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  • IGP

    Bishop Adeoye lauds IGP over rescue of 1,907 kidnapped victims

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Lead Bishop of Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC) in Nigeria, Bishop Seun Adeoye has lauded the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun for the remarkable achievements he delivered in his first year of office. Adeoye who also is the International Communication Director of the Church in a statement in Osogbo, Osun State on Friday, said the…

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  • 130 civil society groups to honour Tinubu, Soyinka, Opadokun, others

    A coalition of civil society groups on Thursday honoured President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his contributions to democracy in Nigeria. The award was part of the efforts to recognise the role of President Tinubu and other leading figures in the struggle for the enthronement of democracy in Nigeria. The Nigerian Human Rights Community, (NHRC), A COALITON OF 135 CIVIL SOCIETY…

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  • Shettima affirms FG’s commitment to North East’s economic revival, devt

    …flags off 2nd phase of Jere-Bowl road construction, agric inputs distribution  Kunle Sanni Vice President Kashim Shettima has reaffirmed the federal government’s unwavering commitment to driving economic revival and development in the North East region of the country. Shettima stressed that the only way to reclaim and shape the narrative of the North-East region is if everyone stands together. L-R:…

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  • BREAKING: Ex-Accountant-General of the Federation, Otunla is dead

    Former Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Jonah Otunla has reportedly died. According to The Street Journal, Mr Otunla died on Monday, June 17 in the United Kingdom. Mr Otunla was a financial accountant who served on the board of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was appointed accountant-general of Oyo State in 1989 and later joined the Federal Civil Service.…

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  • Amid colourful Eid, Abdulrazaq prays for peace, Nigeria’s progress

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has prayed to Allaah to make peace, unity, and progress permanent features of the state and Nigeria, urging citizens to unite and work for a better country. In a short interview after observing the Eid prayers, the Governor said: “Yesterday, the Amirul Hajj for Kwara, Senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, reached out…

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  • Former Lagos PDP chairman, Segun Adewale defects to APC

    A former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Chief Segun Adewale, has announced his decision to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adewale, also known as “Aeroland”, declared his move at a news conference in Lagos on Saturday. Adewale explained that he joined the APC to support President Bola Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda and not…

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