News

Lagos demolishes 1700 shanties at Fagba

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have demolished over 1700 illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba Railway lines, Agege. Chairman of the Agency, Olayinka…

Politics

Afenifere tasks Buhari on insecurity

Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has bemoaned the state of security in Nigeria and charged President Muhammadu Buhari to act decisively and curb the menace. Its spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, in a…

Economy

Kwara moves to boost enterprise

Determined to remove bottlenecks associated with entrepreneurship, the Kwara State Government has inaugurated an Ease of Doing Business Council. The Council of 12 is mandated to lift bureaucratic bottlenecks that…

Entertainment

Burna Boy stands ‘Twice As Tall’ with fresh Grammy Nomination

After missing a prize this year, Burna Boy, has made another comeback in the 2021 instalment of the Grammy Awards. The singer was nominated in the Best Global Music Album…

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Sport

FIFA seeks to protect pregnant footballers

World soccer body, FIFA,  may soon introduce measures to protect pregnant footballers including mandatory maternity leave “of at least 14 weeks”, the sport’s body announced on Thursday. “We want to…

Features

Beyond the sacking of service chiefs

By Victor Mayomi Public Service is a thankless job. The Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs should therefore be comforted by this truism, stay focused and undeterred,  in spite…

Technology

EU eyes 160 million doses of Moderna vaccine

The European Union is poised to sign a sixth contract for an upcoming coronavirus vaccine, this time for up to 160 million doses of a jab developed by US firm…

Banking

GTBank posts N167.4bn profit before tax at Q3

Guaranty Trust Bank’s 3rd Quarter result shows improved performance across key financial metrics going by its unaudited financial results for the period ended September 30, 2020.  Analysts said the figures…

Global Trade

Afreximbank promotes export with $110bn

A special funding arrangement to facilitate foreign direct investment flows into Africa has been established by the African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank. Specifically, the bank and the Republic of Rwanda have…

Opinion

PTF builds 39 labs in 25 states

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 has built additional health infrastructure across the country, notably 39 labs across 25 states, writes Chido Nwakanma.  Students of Policy in Nigeria and Africa must…

Crime

Boko Haram kills scores in Borno

No fewer than 66 people, mostly farmers and fishermen, have been reportedly killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Koshobe village near Zabarmari town, Borno State. Reliable sources said the attack…

Legal

ASUU unsure when to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU is yet unsure when its members will return to the classrooms while denying that an agreement had been reached after  a meeting with…

Development

Lagos demolishes 1700 shanties at Fagba

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have demolished over 1700 illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba Railway lines, Agege. Chairman of the Agency, Olayinka…