Politics

BREAKING: Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died. It was learned he died on Wednesday evening after falling critical ill at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. “Yes, he is dead. May his soul rest in peace,” an...

Top Black Billionaires in 2021

Black billionaires make up fewer than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?In this graphic, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.Black Billionaires, RankedThe data is...

APAPA GRIDLOCK: LAGOS GOVT, NPA TALK TOUGH, TO IMPOUND TRUCKS PARKING ON HIGHWAYS

 Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) with Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a courtesy visit at Lagos House, Alausa, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Lagos State Government and the leadership of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) have recorded a major progress in an effort to proffer lasting solution to the...

A New Era At World Trade Organization – Challenges And Opportunities Ahead

A new era has dawned at the World Trade Organization, as Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes up the mantle of leadership as Director-General of the WTO, becoming the first woman and the first African to lead the global trade body. We applaud her ruggedness, deep-negotiation skills, and international experience in building virile Global economies.https://ab6534c63859f84b3361a3df5d0a79d3.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html As she...

BE READY TO BEAR HIGHER PETROL COST – FG TELL NIGERIANS

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has admonished Nigerians to be ready to bear the pains of increased petrol pump price as crude oil price climbs above $60 per barrel. Speaking at the official launch of Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Program on Tuesday, Sylva said with no provision of...

BREAKING: Nigeria Announces Second Corona-virus Case

Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, has confirmed that Nigeria has recorded a second case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Dr Ehanire confirmed this on Monday at a press conference in Benin, Edo State capital. The victim, he said, had contact with the Italian who was the first index case of coronavirus in Nigeria during his visit...

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, a collosus at 83

Oluṣẹgun Mathew Okikiọla Arẹmu Ọbasanjọ, GCFR , born on the 5 of March 1937 is a former Nigerian Army General and former President of Nigeria. A Nigerian of Yoruba descent, Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as Nigeria’s head of state, once as a military ruler, between 13 February 1976 to 1...

Engr. Dideolu Falobi, Takes Mantle at UNILAGFEAA

The University of Lagos Faculty of Engineering Alumni Association (UNILAGFEAA) held her third Annual General Meeting on February 27, 2020 at the Faculty. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Engr. Oye Eribake, the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Funso Falade as well as the out-going Chairman, Engr. Titi Omo-Ettu showered praises on the...

Coronavirus: Cases of Second Time Infection Confirmed as Death Toll Rises

A number of countries including China and Japan have confirmed cases of second time Corona Virus infection. The Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak which started from China is now reported to have killed at least 3,000 people globally. As of Monday, almost 90,000 confirmed cases with the numbers outside China growing faster than inside China. As the disease pattern...

Veteran Actor, Pa Kasumu Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He was 66. The actor died on Sunday afternoon. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a lifeline for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. Pa...