As supremacy battle for the soul of UNILAG rages

• Afe Babalola-Jelili Omotola saga set precedent Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr Wale Babalakin, is engaged in a battle of supremacy with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, which culminated in the announcement of the latter’s reported sack. As UNILAG boils again over leadership tussle, Head, Education Desk, […]

NEMA lists LGAs to suffer massive flooding in Rivers

The Nigeria Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has listed 16 Local government areas in Rivers State to experience flooding. Rivers State has 23 Local government areas. South-South Zonal Head of NEMA, Walson Ibarakumo disclosed this while speaking to the media in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital. Ibarakumo while charging authorities of the listed Local government area […]

Nigerians Held Captive in Lebanon Arrive Abuja

Temitope Ariwolo, a 31-year-old female Nigerian who was abused by her employers in Lebanon and prevented from leaving the country, and other Nigerians held captive in similar circumstances have arrived in the country. The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora had on Thursday announced their impending return, after a closed-door meeting with the Lebanese ambassador […]

FG scratches surface as NIPOST suffocates under pressures

Federal government recently said it will carve out three subsidiary companies out of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) with the hopes of turning around the fortunes of the tottering giant. According to Alex Okoh, director-general, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), three commercial ventures to be carved out of NIPOST as NIPOST Properties and Development Company; […]

238 Nigerians stranded in Turkey arrive Abuja

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, have announced that Two Hundred and Thirty-Eight, 238, Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey arrived have at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The Commission confirmed their arrival in a tweet on its official Twitter account on Sunday. According to the commission, the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 but […]

We’ll punish people behind the demolition of Nigeria High Commission’s building —Ghana Govt

The Ghanaian government on Sunday condemned the demolition of a building owned by the Nigeria High Commission by “unknown persons” in Accra. In a statement issued by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, the Ghanaian government said it would go after the perpetrators of the act. Armed men had on Friday stormed the staff […]

Nigeria: ACCI President Urges Govt to Review ‘Obsolete’ Nigeria-India Economic Ties

The President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode has called on the federal government to renegotiate economic ties between Nigeria and India to achieve a win-win situation. He noted that the existing 1973 trade agreement between both countries had become obsolete and needed a review for their mutual benefits going forward. […]