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It took the conviction of Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden, for me to conclude that the most significant thing that would happen to the United States of America is for Donald Trump to return to the White House. When Hunter Biden was found guilty of lying about drug use while buying a gun, his […]

Good morning, sir, what do you think about the South-West governors’ forum and their recent collaboration efforts? Let’s leave Tinubu for a week or two and discuss other things. “Man shall not write about Tinubu alone nah! Variety, they say, is the spice of life.” That came from my cousin a few days ago. It […]

The World Day Against Child Labor is celebrated every June 12 of the year. It is a day set aside to raise awareness and solicit for prompt actions to stopping child labour in all of its forms. The International Labour Organziation (ILO) launched the Day in 2002. Since then, the day has focused attention on […]

The media has widely been acknowledged as a fourth tie of government. Besides it’s informative role, it has been credited as a watchdog. Beyond this role, the media has become an advocacy tool for social development. Remarkable achievements have been accoladed to journalists, On-Air-Personnel and even media houses in actualizing social developmental objectives of communities. […]

Kano State governor, Abba Yusuf has officially presented letter of appointment to Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, reinstating him as the 16th Emir of Kano. The presentation followed the signing into law, the Kano Emirates bill that dissolved the five Emirates earlier created by the Ganduje administration. This comes amid legal controversy with ex parte order issued […]

Twenty-two and half (22.5) kilometres south-west of Sokoto, there used to exist a community called Satiru. In March 1906, it was extinguished from the face of the earth. Three years earlier, in July 1903, the British had massacred Muhammadu Attahiru, the 11th Sultan of Sokoto together with over 1,000 of his followers, decapitating him in […]

The International Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 every year. The day was set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also to enhance the voices and abilities of women in the society. The day was recognized by United Nations in 1977 but its root goes way back to […]

In many developing societies where the government of the day is unable to provide basic facilities to improve living standards the way out is usually to resort to the tokenism of distributing palliatives to citizens. Nigeria adopted the option in 2015 – an option which from inception has been unable to wear a transparent and […]

As the new year 2024 begins with a positive outlook, Nigerians can look forward to a great and economically rewarding year as the Federal Government is set to launch a massive consumer credit system in the country. While seeking the mandate of Nigerians during the last electioneering season, President Bola Tinubu was big and loud […]

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigates people in all sectors who appear to be living above their means, and is empowered to investigate and prosecute money laundering, advance fee fraud, counterfeiting, illegal fund transfers, futures market fraud, contract scam, etc; the coordination and enforcement of all economic and financial crimes laws.  The establishment of […]

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to hold Nigeria’s state governors, their deputies and others to account over cases of electoral violence, bribery, vote-buying, and conspiracy during the chaotic 2023 general elections. Justice Obiora Atuegwu Egwuatu judgment followed a suit by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project. […]

Court-reinstated deputy governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, on Saturday, officially rejoined the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party. Shaibu who was impeached by the Edo State House of Assembly was ordered reinstated last Wednesday as the Deputy Governor of Edo State. But on Saturday, Shaibu announced his return to the APC […]

Meta Platforms Inc., has been fined $220 million by the Federal Government over the unauthorized appropriation of personal data without user consent, discriminatory practices against Nigerian users, and the abuse of Meta’s dominant market position. Meta Platforms, Inc., doing business as Meta, is an American multinational technology conglomerate based in Menlo Park, California. The company […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has updated guidelines for managing dormant accounts, unclaimed balances, and other financial assets in banks and financial institutions following a review of the guidelines issued in October 2015. Consequently, it directed banks and other financial institutions to deposit unclaimed balances and funds in dormant accounts to the apex bank […]

President Bola Tinubu on Friday in Abuja commended international energy company, ENI, for its proposed new investment in Nigeria, reiterating his vision of making the nation more globally competitive and an investment destination. The President said by exploring the possibilities of innovative thinking, strategic planning, new technology, and research into best practices, his administration’s reforms […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the sale of $106.5 million as foreign exchange (FX) to 29 FX dealer banks. In a statement signed by Dr Omolara Omotunde Duke, Director, Financial Markets Department, it was disclosed that on July 18 and 19, 2024, the CBN sold $106.5 million to 29 authorized dealer banks […]

Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, has rejected the chairmanship of the Committee on Tourism offered him, saying he is not a tourist. Ndume was removed as Senate Chief Whip on Wednesday following his criticism of the President Bola Tinubu’s administration. Recall that the National Working Committee, NWC, of APC had removed Senator Ndume (APC, Borno South) […]

President Bola Tinubu will on Saturday, July 20, depart Abuja for Accra, Ghana to participate in the Sixth Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union (AU), the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the Regional Mechanisms (RMs), and the African Union Member States. According to a statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday, in his capacity […]

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has published the identities of some inmates who escaped from its Medium Security Custodial Centre in Suleja on April 24 following a heavy downpour which affected parts of the perimeter fence. On April 24, rainfall destroyed the walls of the Suleja Custodial Centre and led to the escape of 118 […]

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted another batch of seven containers bearing 1, 229, 400 bottles of codeine syrup worth ₦9.8bn at the Onne ports. This is barely three weeks after seizing 6,125 cartons of the same product containing 1,050,000 bottles worth ₦7.35bn in street value, at the Port Harcourt […]