Category: National/Politics

PDP Governors Urges INEC To Deploy Requisite Technologies For Credible Polls

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Governors elected on the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has requested of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to deploy appropriate technologies necessary to ensure that the votes of every Nigerian is counted and made to count. Similarly, the forum has also tasked the Nigerian…

Lagos Issues Three-Day Removal Notice To Owners Of Illegal Structures In Lekki

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) on Monday issued a three-day Removal Notice to all owners of makeshift structures, shanties, kiosks and vehicles at Maroko and Lekki Coastal Road, Lekki, Lagos. The Chairman of the Taskforce, CSP Shola Jejeloye, who issued the removal notice during his team’s visit to the area, stated…

Again, FG Extends NIN-SIM Deadline As Enrolment Hits 59 Million

The Federal Government has again approved extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to October 31, 2021. The government stated that the decision to extend the deadline was made following a request by stakeholders to accommodate registration in hard-to-reach remote areas, foreigners and diplomatic missions, diaspora and address…

NURTW Chairman, 3 Others Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Ijero local government area of Ekiti state, Babatunde Babade, 45, has been arrested along with two others; Ilesanmi Shola, 35, and Babajide Johnson, 45, for trafficking illicit drug. The transport union leader was caught with 52.5kilograms of skunk in Akure, the Ondo state capital…

President Buhari Departs For London

President Muhammadu Buhari will today Monday July 26, 2021, travel to the United Kingdom to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. The President will after the Summit be spending some days for an earlier scheduled medical check-up and he is expected to return to Nigeria by the…

Bigi/Silverbird Cinema Partnership: Nollywood Celebrities Thrills Crowd With Tickets Giveaways

Prominent Nollywood celebrities, Eniola Badmus, Kunle Remi, Tobi Bakre, Uzor Arukwe,  and event anchor Toppy Banks, thrilled the crowd consisting of consumers of  Bigi brands and shoppers with cinema tickets giveaways and multiple rewards at the Bigi and Silverbird Cinemas exclusive partnership announcement event held at the Ikeja City Mall, in Lagos, recently. The celebrities…

IFMA Nigeria Partners LSDPC To Train Artisans Within The Built Environment

In furtherance of its commitment to training artisans and other professionals within the built environment, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Nigeria Chapter has partnered with the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) to train artisans within the built industry tagged “A Day with the Artisan” which took place at the LSDPC complex, Ilupeju,…

Africa’s Best Bank: Guaranty Trust Dominates at Euromoney’s Awards for Excellence 2021

Africa’s leading financial services institution, Guaranty Trust, has been named Africa’s Best Bank 2021 by Euromoney, the premier information authority on global finance. Guaranty Trust Bank was also recognized as Nigeria’s Best Bank for a record 11th time. “Not the biggest but the most profitable. That’s the strategy of Guaranty Trust Bank,” said Euromoney, following…

Wakanow Unveils State Of The Art Experience Center In Lekki

As travelers adapt and social interactions slowly return to normalcy, Wakanow, the largest online travel agency in Africa has once again has taken the lead by opening up an experience center in Jubilee Mall, Admiralty way, Lekki, Lagos as it positions to deliver an unparalleled immersive travel experience in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The…

First Batch of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft Departs US for Nigeria

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that the first batch of six A-26 Super Tucano aircraft have departed the United States of America on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 enroute Nigeria. In a statement on Thursday, NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet said the aircraft will be leapfrogged through five countries before arriving Nigeria towards…