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Independence Day: Oyo Government Charges Citizens On Tolerance

Independence Day: Oyo Government Charges Citizens On Tolerance – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Independence Day: Oyo Government Charges Citizens On Tolerance …
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In Nigeria, lady justice wears no blindfold, By Osmund Agbo

Lady Justice with her trademark blindfold is a personification of the moral force in judicial systems all over the world. Her blindfold represents the idea of impartiality in the nature of law and justice, be it for the rich or poor, man or woman, elder or child… Unfortunately, our nation continues to maintain an unsafe…
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AfDB Approves Policy For Victims Of Bank-Financed Operations

AfDB Approves Policy For Victims Of Bank-Financed Operations – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Latest News AfDB Approves Policy For Victims Of Bank-Financed Operations …
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Can Real Madrid continue winning streak against Villarreal?

Can Real Madrid continue winning streak against Villarreal? – Businessday NG Sports LaLiga,Real Madrid Home Sports Can Real Madrid continue winning streak against Villarreal?  This post was written by Anthony Nlebem and was first published at businessday.ng

Nigeria To Provide Electricity To 5m Households By 2030 – President Buhari

Nigeria To Provide Electricity To 5m Households By 2030 – President Buhari – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Nigeria To Provide Electricity To 5m Households…
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Falconets confident as race to FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup begins

Falconets head coach Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 begins for Nigeria in Douala on Saturday, with a first-round, first leg encounter against the U20 girls of Central African Republic. Falconets flew into the Cameroonian…
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All Haitian Migrants Gone from Texas Border Camp, US Officials Say

No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said. It’s a dramatic change from last Saturday, when the number peaked as migrants driven by confusion over the Biden administration’s policies and misinformation on…
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BP, Glencore suits allege role of oil bribe money in Nigeria’s 2015, 2019 elections

BP, Glencore suits allege role of oil bribe money in Nigeria’s 2015, 2019 elections – Businessday NG News 2015 elections,2019 elections,APC,BDlead,BP,Glencore,NNPC,PDP Home News BP, Glencore suits allege role of oil bribe money in Nigeria’s 2015, 2019 elections  This post was written…
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Two Canadian Citizens Detained in China for More Than 1000 Days Have Been Released

Two Canadian citizens who were detained by Beijing for more than 1,000 days have left Chinese airspace and will arrive back in Canada early on Saturday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters on Friday. Trudeau said Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor boarded a plane headed for Canada at about 7:30 p.m. ET Friday night and…
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I caught my husband in my sister in-law’s bedroom —Wife

The marriage between a Ndola man and his wife has been dissolved after his wife caught him in the bedroom of his late brother’s widow. According to Zambian Observer, Ketty Mfune, 24, sued Samuel Siwale, 32, for divorce in the Chipulukusu Local Court, Zambia,  for allegedly cheating on her with her sisterin-law. She said after…
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Why I dumped banking for photography —Badejo

Victor Badejo, a.k.a. Majesty, is a graduate of the Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye) and a former banker. He speaks to SEGUN ADEEKO on his decision to jettison ‘lucrative’ banking and embrace his dream profession, photography.   Banking is generally believed to be a lucrative job, but you left it for photography.…
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She was born during COVID, spent her first 18 days in ICU

Janice Ona Odobo is a one-year-old infant, who after surviving severe jaundice at birth, now needs a Cochlear implant to overcome the hearing loss the disease has caused her. Her mother speaks with IMOLEAYO OYEDEYI on the help the family needs from Nigerians to save her life.   Can you explain what exactly has happened…
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Brazil calls up eight EPL players for World Cup qualifiers [Full list]

Brazil has called up eight England-based players for October’s triple-header of South American 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. This comes amid hopes of a resolution to a stand-off with English Premier League (EPL) clubs. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday that the 30-man squad has Manchester City pair Gabriel Jesus and Ederson, and…
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Iluebbey: Remembering a distinguished technocrat

The death of Chief James ILUEBBEY greatly decimated the declining strength of Nigerian patriots. He held his head high far beyond his colleagues as the highest and finest example of decency in the Public Service. He was outstanding as one of the best informed minds and brightest brains among Senior Civil Servants in the then…
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Nestlé to invest N535bn in regenerative agriculture

Hours after the United Nations Food Summit was held in New York, Nestle, a Switzerland owned food and beverage company, announced its intention to invest N535 billion in regenerative agriculture food systems. Nestle currently operates a large investment in 22 countries including Nigeria with its country headquarters located in Ilupeju, Lagos State, and its factories…
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FIBA AfroBasket: Nigeria’s D’Tigress secure ticket to Women’s Basketball World Cup

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, are through to the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia. They did this courtesy of their 73-63 victory over Senegal on Friday night at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports in Yaounde, which qualified them for the final of the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket Women’s tournament. In the…
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Adamu Adamu, ASUU must not strike again!

NIGERIA is once again sloppily sleepwalking into yet another avoidably stultifying and potentially long-drawn-out ASUU strike that will snap the life out of what remains of our public universities, crush the hopes of hundreds of thousands of young people, and heighten social tensions in an already volatile country. For many months, the Academic Staff Union…
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Chelsea vs Man City: We know your dangers – Chalobah sends warning to Guardiola

Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, has warned Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, that the Blues are aware of the dangers his team can cause. Chalobah gave the warning on Friday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Man City in the Premier League. Chelsea will on Saturday afternoon host Man City at Stamford…
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Joshua v Usyk: There is no game plan, I just want to win

ANTHONY JOSHUA and Oleksandr Usyk went face to face in an intense stare-down after unveiling musclebound physiques for their world heavyweight title fight. Joshua weighed a solid 17st 2lbs (240lbs) while Usyk was at his heaviest ever at 15st 11lbs (221lbs). Their fascinating collision for the IBF, WBA and WBO belts is on Saturday night…
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Lagos brutal murder of a policeman

•The slain police officer, Abonde By Emma Nnadozie More facts have emerged on the circumstances that led to the brutal killing of the police officer in charge of operations at the Lagos state police command headquarters, Ikeja, Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, Kazeem Abonde, last Thursday, during a clash with commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada…
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Pros to play for N2m at Nigeria Cup Golf Tournament

By Taiwo ALIMI THIRTY professional golfers drawn from Lagos golf clubs will be playing for N2million in the 2021 Nigeria Cup Golf Tournament which tees off on Monday. Chairman, Ikoyi Golf Community Nigeria Association (IGCNA) Wahab Aminu-Sarumi said caddies will tee of the event on Monday, September 27, while ladies will take their turn on…
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Lobi Stars appoints Shav Academy director

By Uja EMMANUEL, Makurdi COACH Aondona Shav, has been appointed as Director of Academy, Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi. Coach Shav, is an experience Youth Football coach of many years experience. He has natured many youths football players to stardom. Since coming on board ,the vice chairman of Lobi stars  football club Makurdi, Mr.…
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Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

COACH Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 begins for Nigeria in Douala on Saturday, with a first round, first leg encounter against the U20 girls of Central African Republic. A contingent including 23 players of…
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Ekiti confirms five cholera cases, warns residents against epidemic

The Ekiti State Government on Friday announced it had discovered five suspected cases of cholera in Moba Local Government Area of the state. The discovery has heightened fears that the state may be set for an epidemic. At least 27 states and the FCT have been ravaged by cholera outbreak this year, leading to hundreds…
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VAT War: PNG backs southern Govs, says it’s part of restructuring

•Condemns Buhari’s warm reception to Fani-Kayode The Convener of Pro-Nigeria, Mr. Lai Omotola, has broken silence on the Value Added Tax, VAT war going on currently between the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, and the Rivers, Lagos, Ogun, Ekiti, and Akwa-Ibom States. It will be recalled that a Federal High Court in Portharcourt gave a…
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FG expends N8.9 trillion on Infrastructures says Vice President

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration spent the sum of N8.9 trillion on infrastructural development in 2020. Osinbajo made the disclosure at the inauguration of the 21-storey Dakkada Tower, in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, on Friday. “We have invested more than any administration on infrastructural development. “As at last…
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Raducanu splits with coach after US Open win

BRITISH number one Emma Raducanu has split with the coach who guided her to a first major title at the US Tennis Open. Andrew Richardson was hired for the summer tournaments in the United States, which ended with the 18-year-old’s improbable victory in New York. Raducanu had entered the tournament as a qualifier, and the…
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Thumbs up for troops in war against terror

By Vincent Akanmode Perhaps for the first time since he was sworn in as Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle did a gig about three weeks ago. It was a rare spectacle as he posed for photographs with troops and others in celebratory mood after another in the series of victories recorded by the army against…
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How my business has thrived despite the harsh economic climate in Nigeria —Abidoye, home decor expert

Despite holding a degree in Biology Education from the Ekiti State University, Abidoye Kehinde runs AR-Craft Company with the mission to provide homes in Nigeria and beyond with dazzling decorations. She speaks with IMOLEAYO OYEDEYI on how her business has been thrivng despite the surging inflation crippling many businesses in the country.   AT a…
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NMA, affiliates meet October 2 to decide on strike notice to FG

By Moses Emorinken, Abuja The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), alongside its other affiliate bodies will on October 2, 2021, meet to review the progress made concerning the ultimatum given to the Federal Government on August 28, 2021. The NMA gave the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum to resolve all the issues contained in the various…
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Halting acts of lawlessness by herdsmen

APART from Boko Haram and the North West “Bandits”, armed herdsmen embedded in farmlands and forests all over the North Central and Southern parts of Nigeria constitute the biggest threats to our collective safety. Herdsmen, in times past, were harmless nomads who went about tending to their livestock. But since Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association…
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EPL: Man City owner vows to sign Mbappe from PSG ‘at any cost’

Manchester City owner, Sheikh Mansour, has issued a “mandate” to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain “at any cost”, SportsMail reports. Mansour wants Mbappe to join the Premier League champions as early as January. The France forward, who has one year left on his current deal, almost moved to Real Madrid this summer. Madrid failed…
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Pep seeks revenge against Tuchel

By Paul Erewuba One of the standout matches on the Premier League calendar will take place at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, as early league leaders Chelsea welcome the reigning champions Manchester City. Chelsea top the table with 13 points to show from their opening five matches, while Man City occupy fifth, having collected 10 points…
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Felman backs Cavani leaving Man U

Boca Juniors legend Dario Felman thinks Edinson Cavani would be joining the “best club in the world” should he move to La Bombonera. Cavani joined Manchester United as a free agent from PSG in the summer of 2020 and scored 17 goals in his debut campaign. United were keen for Cavani to sign a one-year…
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Suspected Boko Haram financiers still in custody – Malami clarifies

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Malam Abubakar Malami has clarified that all the suspected Boko Haram financiers apprehended so far are in effective custody of the federal government on valid court order. Malami, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria said that none of the suspects has been released by government…
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari has asked world leaders to consider debt cancellation for developing countries. The president made the appeal in his speech at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly. 2. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government spent N8.9 trillion…
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Kumuyi: How I started Deeper Life with 15 persons in 1973

General Overseer of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi has explained how he started the ministry in August 1973, with 15 “truth-seekers.” While speaking at the launch of his book, he also stated why he’s known as Defender of Faith. The speech is reproduced below: Why I’m called Defender of the Faith I…
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Emerson: Mancini pushed me to leave Chelsea

Olympique Lyon fullback Emerson Palmieri has explained leaving Chelsea last month. The Euro 2020 winner admits he needed to be sure of regular football this season. He told La Gazzetta dello Sport: “I decided to leave Chelsea as I didn’t have playing time. “Roberto Mancini told me: ‘You have to play, you have to be…
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Figo: CR7 right to choose Man U over Man City

Former Real Madrid and Barcelona star Luis Figo says Cristiano Ronaldo made the right call returning to Manchester United. As he was departing Juventus, Ronaldo was holding talks with Manchester City before United’s intervention. Figo said: “I think Manchester United is the best option for Cristiano, because it’s a place he knows. “He already has…
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Ikpeazu assures he will work with relevant agencies to deliver projects to Abia citizens

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured a delegation of the House of Representatives Committee on Power, that his administration will continue to work closely with all agencies of the Federal Government who are in the state to deliver projects for the people. He gave the assurance when he received the delegation of the hallowed…
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Barca job: Laporta shortlists Leeds manager, Bielsa

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa on his shortlist. With Barca coach Ronald Koeman remaining under pressure after last night’s draw at Cadiz, Laporta is considering replacements and has Bielsa on his radar. Deportes Cuatro says with Bielsa working from a year-to-year arrangement with Leeds, it has left it open to…
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Parenting in Nigeria

As Nigerians, our parents and grandparents told us tales of the good old days, when the dollar and naira were at par, when N 5 could feed an entire family, when education was free and when the public-school system was of international repute. The era when agriculture was flourishing and life in Nigeria was peaceful…
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Man City challenges Man U for Dembele

Manchester City are ready to challenge Manchester United for Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele. Catalonia’s El Nacional says Barca have not given up hope of agreeing a new deal with Dembele, with his deal to expire next summer. But United’s interest in him could end up disrupting their bid to tie him to a new contract.…
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Kwara: Damage to major pipeline at Asa dam stops water supply to Ilorin

A major damage to a pipeline from Asa Dam waterworks, has resulted in the stoppage of water supply to major parts of Ilorin metropolis, the Kwara State capital. The Kwara State Ministry of Water Resources, announced in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. “This is to inform members of the public, that the main pipe…
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Mines and Steel Minister Ogah woos investors

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu  Ogah, on Friday wooed investors in solid minerals and metals sectors to invest heavily as the sector is the future economy of the country. Speaking at the 6th edition of the Annual Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit (KADINVEST), Ogah said the summit…
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Rohr lauds Samuel Kalu

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised Abia-born Super Eagles star Samuel Kalu after his heroics for Bordeaux on Wednesday. Kalu scored an 85th-minute equaliser to help Les Girondins secure a point in their Ligue one fixture against Montpelier. The former Gent star has had a torrid start to the Ligue one season. The 24-year-old…
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Constitution amendment: Delays, intrigues, distrust as Nigerians await new law

Currently, the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria has begun to undergo an amendment at the National Assembly, however, there are citizens, cut across different fields of endeavour who do not believe that the document would see the light of the day. Some are of the view that it has become a tradition that…
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ANALYSIS: PDP Chairmanship: Can Secondus retain seat despite opposition from old friends?

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will elect new leaders at its national convention fixed for October 30 and 31 in Abuja. Unless Uche Secondus stages a miraculous comeback there, the event will end his tumultuous reign as the national chairman of the party. The convention will also indicate where the party will look in picking…
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Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

Coach Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 begins for Nigeria in Douala on Saturday, with a first round, first leg encounter against the U20 girls of Central African Republic. A contingent including 23 players of…
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Can Usyk Shock Anthony Joshua?

The die is cast. The stage is set for “The Perfect Storm” other­wise known as the An­thony Joshua takes on Oleksandr Usyk to de­fend his world heavy­weight titles. The 31-year-old Brit­on puts his Internation­al Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organ­isation (WBO) belts on the line against the Ukrainian, who is…
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Court remands policeman over 18-year-old’s death

By Robert Egbe A YABA Chief Magistrate’s Court, yesterday, remanded a dismissed Police Sergeant, Samuel Philips, in prison custody over the alleged murder of a teenager, Monsurat Ojuade, at his home in Surulere, Lagos. Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo ruled that the order stands pending legal advice on the case from the office of the Director…
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Jesulade, Afolabi break 19-year-old record, bag First Class in LAUTECH

Mary Jesulade and Blessing Afolabi are two out of three students that finished with a First Class, for the first time in the Department of Biochemistry in LAUTECH. They share their journey, challenges and ambitions with ENIOLA OYEMOLADE. After Mary Jesulade sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) three times, with the hope of…
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An Early EPL Title Decider? The Blues Against The Citizens Live On DStv

An Early EPL Title Decider? The Blues Against The Citizens Live On DStv – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Sports An Early EPL Title Decider? The…
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Widow asks court to exclude Helen Prest from husband’s estate

By Robert Egbe A Lagos State High Court has been asked to exclude Helen Prest-Ajayi, a former Miss Nigeria and widow of Dr. Tosin Ajayi, founder of the First Foundation Medical Engineering Co. Ltd from benefiting from the estate of the deceased. Dr. Ajayi’s estranged wife, Oluyemisi Ajayi, and her five children made the prayer…
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Those Associating Me With IPOB Are Mischief Makers – NUJ President

Those Associating Me With IPOB Are Mischief Makers – NUJ President – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Those Associating Me With IPOB Are Mischief Makers…
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The deliciousness of garden egg sauce

Egg sauce, combined with yam is one of the breakfast staples in Nigeria, but over the years, eggplants, popularly known as garden egg, when made as sauce, has also been discovered as a staple that can also give delicious taste like that of egg sauce. For those who dislike eggplant due to its somewhat bitter…
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7 dressing rules everyone should learn

There are some obvious, embarrassing and unforgivable mistakes we shouldn’t be making in this modern era. Some of these mistakes happen due to ignorance or negligence. To avoid these mistakes, here are seven dressing rules we should learn. Jacket (for men): The middle button of a jacket should always be closed. The lower should never…
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Design fashion Africa, DFA, announces it’s season 3 top 10 countries

Africa is bustling with creative talents and innovative spirits; all looking for platforms that’ll enable them to express themselves, granting them the needed jolt to a successful career launch. Design Fashion Africa, popularly called DFA, which is a reality TV show, has been one of the few platforms giving creatives across Africa, a chance at…
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Celebrities grace Marvel Studios’ Shang Chi screening

Celebrities including Denrele Edun, Elozonam, and former Big Brother Naija season 6 housemates, Yerins, Arin, Beatrice and Niyi recently graced the private screening of a latest movie, Shang-Chi and The Legend of The 10 Rings held at Filmhouse Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos. The Marvel flick, which topped the box office in the United States, had a…
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You can’t please everyone

One day, a man was going to market with his son and his donkey. They met a couple on the way. “Why walk when you have an ass to ride?” called out the husband, “seat the boy on the ass.” “I would like that,” said the boy, “help me up father.” And the father did…
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Don’t increase electricity tariff, labour warns FG – Punch Newspapers

Published 25 September 2021 The Nigeria Labour Congress has again warned the Federal Government against increasing electricity tariff until the FGN-Labour Committee on Electricity Tariff concludes its work and submits its report which would be adopted by the government and organised labour. The union cautioned that it would deploy the industrial mechanisms granted in the…
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Police Confirm Death Of Senior Officer During Ajao Estate Clash With Cyclists

 TITILOPE JOSEPH; AKINWUMI KING; JOY ANIGBOGU LAGOS – The Lagos State Police Command has con­firmed the death of one of his senior of­ficers, CSP Kazeem Sumonu Abonde who was attacked and killed during a raid on crim­inal hideouts in Ajao Estate, Lagos State on Thursday 23rd September 2021. Recalled that the incident happened on Thursday…
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2022 budget: Senate may review of $57 crude oil price benchmark

Published 25 September 2021 The Senate has said the $57 crude oil price benchmark it adopted for the 2022 national budget is still subject to a review before the eventual passage of the Appropriation Bill which the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is expected to submit to the National Assembly before the end of…
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Govs split over multi-billion naira #EndSARs victims’ compensation

Abiodun Nejo, James Abraham, Stephen Angbulu, Peter Dada, Justin Tyopuusu, Ada Wodu Published 25 September 2021 Discussions over who picks up the multibillion naira compensation bills of the over 2,500 victims of police brutality in the country have split the 28 governors that established judicial panels of enquiry following the #EndSARS protests last year, Saturday…
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Anti-open grazing: Enforce law with Amotekun, Ebube Agu, Afenifere, Ohanaeze tell southern govs

Published 25 September 2021 A pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Friday faulted the claim by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, that the anti-open grazing law passed by southern governors was unrealistic. It said the law passed by various Houses of Assembly in the southern region were in accordance with the wishes of residents in…
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Speaking your spouse’s language for marital bliss

The thought for this piece came to me through the usage of my handset functions. There is a particular function I love to use on the phone, but I could not for a long time, because I didn’t know how to access it until a few weeks ago that I had a breakthrough with the…
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21-day ultimatum: NMA to decide on strike Oct 2, Sultan urges dialogue

Published 25 September 2021 A crucial meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association’s National Executive Council where the decision on whether to embark on strike or not will be taken has be slated for October 2, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt on Friday that the meeting was convened to enable the leaders of the…
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Buhari Rallies International Support To Curtail Rising Coups In Africa

Buhari Rallies International Support To Curtail Rising Coups In Africa – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Buhari Rallies International Support To Curtail Rising Coups In…
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Could forests can help solve Africa’s housing challenges?

Could forests can help solve Africa’s housing challenges? – Businessday NG BD Weekender Housing  This post was written by Mokena Makeka and was first published at businessday.ng

Getting Nigeria back on track

In private and public conversations about the country, one thing seems to be crystal clear: this nation has derailed. We are no longer on the path to the place where we ought to be. Even more painful, we don’t seem to know where we are. So, this week on WhatsApp Conversation, the question is; what…
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Tears, eulogies, as Pastor Danjuma goes home

By Lawrence Enyoghasu The remains of Pastor Danjuma Tafawa-Balewa, Pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG Cornerstone (My Father’s House), Okota Road, Isolo, Lagos, who passed on in Lagos last month, have been committed to mother earth. The body of the deceased was interred in Ikoyi Lagos last Tuesday after a funeral service at…
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Netflix reviews for weekender weeks 5

“Smart Money Woman”Now trending as no 1 on Netflix, the amazing movie produced by “Arese Ugwu” is one that would be worth every bit of your time. The movie was based on her book with the same name and the series features Africa’s best and brightest stars like “Osas Ighodalo”, Toni Tones, Ini Dima Okojie,…
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Luxury Maldives Resort Operator Soneva Hosts Exclusive Dinner at Slow Lagos

Luxury Maldives Resort Operator Soneva Hosts Exclusive Dinner at Slow Lagos – Businessday NG BD Weekender beach,Maldives Home BD Weekender Luxury Maldives Resort Operator Soneva Hosts Exclusive Dinner at Slow Lagos  This post was written by BusinessDay and was first published…
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A new guide to smart investing

Women have from time past been directly or indirectly involved in supporting their families and communities through entrepreneurial activities especially through farming and the processing of farm products, fishing, textile production, and trading in markets, thereby contributing to household incomes and growth of national economies. Even with all the historical success, women still make the…
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News Roundup: FG to roll out 5G network, China Declares Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal, Nigeria Sells $4bn Eurobond…

News Roundup: FG to roll out 5G network, China Declares Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal, Nigeria Sells $4bn Eurobond… – Businessday NG BD Weekender vaccine,WHO Home BD Weekender News Roundup: FG to roll out 5G network, China Declares Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal, Nigeria Sells $4bn Eurobond… …
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Crazy love

I have always been very close to my parents. Literally tied to my mother’s apron strings since I was a child. I have always longed for freedom. I wanted to be independent… to do things on my own. I wanted to just let down my hair and breath a little but being the only child…
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From a Poor Writer to a Rich Writer – A Review of Emeka Nobis’s Your Book Will Sell!

From a Poor Writer to a Rich Writer – A Review of Emeka Nobis’s Your Book Will Sell! – Businessday NG BD Weekender Book Review Home BD Weekender From a Poor Writer to a Rich Writer – A Review of Emeka Nobis’s Your Book Will Sell! …
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Cambridge curriculum prepares Nigerian students for international exams – Visser

Nigerian students were among the top performers in the recently concluded Cambridge International examinations, winning awards for top performance in the November 2020 exam series. As a result, fifty-three students have been granted the prestigious Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in various subjects at Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O’Level, and Cambridge International AS & A Level. Juan…
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Osinbajo lays foundation of luxury housing estate in Akwa Ibom

Osinbajo lays foundation of luxury housing estate in Akwa Ibom – Businessday NG News Akwa Ibom Home News Osinbajo lays foundation of luxury housing estate in Akwa Ibom  This post was written by Aniefiok Udonquak and was first published at businessday.ng

Mailafia: Truth never dies!

“Please, pray for me. I have reasons to believe that my life is in danger and that some powerful political forces want to silence me forever for speaking the truth.For speaking on behalf of the holy martyrs of thousands of innocent children, women, elderly and youths that have been killed in our beloved country. It…
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Arrests As Insulate Britain Climate Protesters Block Port Of Dover

Arrests As Insulate Britain Climate Protesters Block Port Of Dover – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Latest News Arrests As Insulate Britain Climate Protesters Block Port…
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Buhari to world leaders: Reject coups in West Africa

Seeks debt cancellation for countries with severe challenges Calls for equitable COVID-19 vaccines distribution By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday tasked the international community to stand up against the recent trend of power hijack by the military in some African countries. President Buhari, who spoke at the 76th Session of the United Nations’ General…
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Petrol Stations Close In UK Amid Shortage Of Truck Drivers

Petrol Stations Close In UK Amid Shortage Of Truck Drivers – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Petrol Stations Close In UK Amid Shortage Of Truck…
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PDP: Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki push for national chair from South

ByYusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja FRESH facts emerged yesterday that intrigues and horse-trading accounted for the Peoples Democratic Party’s delay in arriving at a zoning formula for its National Convention. The Nation investigation revealed that permutations over the 2023 elections have overwhelmed the party’s ongoing consideration of zoning of offices. It…
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Nigeria’s oil-based economy on verge of collapse – Sanusi

Warns country now having difficulty selling crude By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Former Central Bank (CBN) Governor and immediate past Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Friday said the Nigerian economy is about to collapse totally as he warned that oil which he described in parable as the goose laying the ‘golden egg’ for the…
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Power rotation: Southern leaders, MBF slam Northern elders

From Magnus Eze, Enugu, Chukwudi Nweje, Lagos, Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan For insisting that the presidency would be retained in the North in 2023 and beyond, the Northern Elders Forum has attracted the wrath of leading groups in the South-West, South-East and Middle Belt. They have slammed the Northern leaders, saying they were living in the…
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HELWEI to empower women-led MSMEs with micro credit, bridge financial gap

Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative (HELWEI), a non-governmental organisation, has taken the initiative to deepen and bridge the financial gap of small business owners with capacity training and micro credit empowerment. The two-day capacity building for women-led small businesses on book keeping, customer relations and digital marketing in Egbe/Idimu Local Council Development Area (LCDA)…
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Group honours NGA DG with award

The Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) has bestowed its prestigious Distinguished Service Award on the Director General, National Gallery of Art (NGA), Chief Ebeten William Ivara. The investiture took place in Abuja last week during the inauguration of the 11th President and executive members of the SNA.  Explaining the rationale for the award, the Coordinator,…
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Ogoni group vows to change Niger Delta story

From Tony John, Port Harcourt A Niger Delta group under the aegis of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI), has vowed to change the story of the people of the region through effective engagement with government and the private sector. President of the group, Fabeke Douglas, who spoke with journalists during the launch and unveiling of…
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UK: Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing Primary School Teacher Sabina Nessa

UK: Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing Primary School Teacher Sabina Nessa – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News UK: Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Killing…
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Rivers will ensure safe, secure environment for economic growth –Wike

From Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that his administration will continue to support security agencies in the state to ensure a safe and secure environment for the economic prosperity of citizens. The governor said the Rivers State Neighbourhood Watch, the Operation Sting and the revitalised C4i security outfits were…
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Buhari at UN calls for term limits for African leaders

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, New York President Muhammadu Buhari has told world leaders at the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, to set term limits especially for African leaders. His call came after the continent has experienced three successful coups (two…
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FG issues security alert ahead of 61st independence anniversary

From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government has alerted the general public to heightened security activities preparatory to the events marking the country’s 61st Independence anniversary. The alert was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The minister however urged residents of the…
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Faleke provides constituents with free medical check-up, treatment

By Ayo Alonge Residents of Ojodu, Alausa and Ikeja have benefited from the free medical outreach and screening exercise sponsored by the lawmaker representing Ikeja Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, James Faleke. In partnership with the Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, the politician mobilised his constituents to benefit from the free…
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Nigeria to face Mali in Afrobasket final – Punch Newspapers

Published 25 September 2021 D’TIGRESS will face Mali on Sunday in the finals of the 2021 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Yaounde, Cameroon after defeating 11-time champions Senegal 73-63 in a keenly contested semi-final fixture on Friday at the Palais Polyvalent des Sports, Saturday PUNCH reports. Against Mali, who defeated host Cameroon 52-51, D’Tigress will be…
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Obasanjo, Osinbajo to attend Abuja House Fair – Punch Newspapers

Published 25 September 2021 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will in October join other dignitaries to attend the Bstan Homes National House Fair, the organisers of the event have said. Bstan, an Abuja-based real estate company, said in a statement on Friday that the event, now in its fifth edition,…
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Epic Fail: Thousands Of Passengers At Heathrow And Gatwick Stuck As Border Force’s E-Gates Get Stuck

Epic Fail: Thousands Of Passengers At Heathrow And Gatwick Stuck As Border Force’s E-Gates Get Stuck – Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Epic Fail: Thousands…
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NSA seeks UN’s support to combat terrorism – Punch Newspapers

Published 25 September 2021 The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.) has sought the assurance of the international community in supporting the continued and sustained efforts of the Nigerian government in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. This is as he said Nigeria would continue to work with the United Nations Office of…
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Kalu extols Ladoja’s virtues, as ex-Oyo gov turns 77

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu has described former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja as a consummate politician and patriotic statesman. Extolling the virtues of the shipping magnate turned politician, Kalu acknowledged the contributions of the former governor to the social, economic and political development…
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Haunted by the law, abandoned by families: Underground lives of Nigerian homosexual men, lesbians, others – Punch Newspapers

Published 25 September 2021 Godfrey George takes a journey into the lives of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community in Nigeria If anyone had told a gay identified only as Stephen that his mother would one day disown him, he would have laughed it off as a dry joke. But reality…
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