Why Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccines now

• ‘Very far, we don’t have the investments’• It’s mirage to expect local vaccines now, says Akintayo• We’re making tremendous progress, says Okeakpu Many, including the leadership of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), have wished that Nigeria could begin production of vaccines and stop depending wholly on imports. At his last visit to the Presidency, […]

Review of some of the significant decisions in labour and employment 2020

Unarguably, the ex-cathedra decision of the Court of Appeal, Nigeria in Appeal No. CA/L/1091/2016 Sahara Energy Resources Limited v Mrs. Olawunmi Oyebola, delivered on December 3, 2020, represents perhaps the single most significant decision on the employment landscape in 2020. Here, the final court on labour and employment matters, in a significant shift from some […]

ICT, mechanisation to drive agric in Ogun

Ogun State Government says it is focusing more on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mechanisation among others to drive its various agricultural programmes in 2021.  In a statement signed by the Press Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Ahmed Taofeek, he said the Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, disclosed this while revealing the ministry’s plans for 2021 in […]

‘Having positive attitude to life makes a big difference’

Tola Akerele is an award-winning interior designer with passion for African arts and culture. She is the founder of iDESIGN Art, which allows both up and coming, established artists sell and showcase their work to the public. Akerele is also the co-founder of Bogobiri House and Founder of Orishirishi Kitchen, an Afrocentric cultural melting pot […]

New webinar to present insights on Dominica’s Citizenship by investment redefining wealth, safety, and travel for Nigerians

Worries about wealth conservation and border closures in times of political unrest have set the trend for high-net-worth Nigerians to attain a second passport. With a second passport at hand, Nigerians can dramatically increase their personal and economic freedom. Industry trends show that having dual citizenship – or even multiple citizenships – is an essential […]

Questions as Nigeria awaits COVID-19 vaccines

• NPHCDA, NCDC reaffirm safety of vaccines, capacity to store, transport• Frontline health workers, the elderly may take vaccines first• Prof. Sofola foresees challenges in storage Despite assurances on efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still anxiety as Nigeria awaits arrival of the first consignment this month. There are questions on the country’s capacity […]

Tourism: Journey From Ibadan To Layipo

•We had lots of visitors in 1999 when gate fee used to be N50 —Caretaker Tourist sites bring nostalgia of history, growth, time and season. It is also expected that culture comes alive when tourist attractions are explored because all that surround a place is often disclosed when there is a landmark. FAVOUR BOLUWADE who […]

Those Extorting NIN Applicants Risk Seven Years in Jail, Says NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) yesterday said the enrolment for the National Identification Number is free. The NIMC also warned those cashing in amid the ongoing NIN registration nationwide to desist as they risk seven years in jail if caught. The commission, in a notice posted on its social media platforms yesterday, encouraged Nigerians […]

Sowore Arrested for Organising Crossover Night Protest

Political activist and a former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, was in the early hours of the New Year arrested in Abuja for leading a protest against the Federal Government.The arrest happened a day after Sowore appeared to be calling on members of the public to join him in the protest against the regime in messages […]