Obaseki Pledges Support For Okonjo-Iweala, Says Fmr. Minister Best Option For WTO Top Job

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed his support for the candidacy of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of  World Trade Organisation (WTO), noting that her competence and experience as a renowned economist and international development expert make her eminently suited for the WTO top […]

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Lekki Toll Gate Shootings: Lagos Govt. Requested Military To Intervene To Restore Normalcy–Army

    The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army has stated that soldiers were deployed to Lekki Toll Gate on the instance of the Lagos State Government. The latest development by the 81 Division of the Army further  faults the denial by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu that he did not invite soldiers to […]

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Reopening Of Lagos Markets  

    The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu has approved the full re-opening  of both food markets and non food markets in the state . With the governor’s approval, markets are now to open daily as obtained before the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic. The re-opening of Lagos markets is contained in a statement […]

Edo Govt., FG Begin Free Business Registration For MSMEs

    The Edo State Government in collaboration with the Federal Government has commenced the registration of free business names for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, explained that the free business name registration is part of […]

#EndSARS: Obaseki Inaugurates Judicial Panel Of Inquiry, Says  Hearing Will Be Made Public

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry established to look into the activities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and the circumstances surrounding #EndSARS protests in the state and investigate cases of human rights abuses by operatives of the defunct unit. The panel headed by […]

(Opinion) PVCs Before Placards: Agenda For 2023 By Muhammed Belgore

      Placards are fabulous, but Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) first. It’s been a past few days of revelation in my fatherland Nigeria. The supposedly lazy Nigerian youths have had the audacity, and most of all the energy to turn out enmasse in protest against police brutality, particularly the SARS who are notorious for […]

Air Peace To Begin Commercial Flight Operations Into Johannesburg Route Soon

  Foremost Nigerian airline and West Africa’s largest carrier reputed for its trailblazing footprints, Air Peace, has stated that it would commence regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub into the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, soon. A statement issued by the Senior Communication Executive, Stanley Olisa said it was in keeping with the […]

The #EndSARS Protests: A Fundamental Lesson In Democratic Governance By Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

    I heavily grieve for those who have lost their lives or been injured during the period of these protests. My deepest sympathies go to their families and loved ones for none should have been made to pay such a dear price. My career as an active politician spans nearly three decades.  In that […]

#EndSARS Protests: NECO Postpones Exams Indefinitely

        The National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has postponed the ongoing nationwide Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCEs) indefinitely following the security challenges caused by the #EndSARS protests across the country. The postponement  was made known in a statement issued  by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division NECO, Azeez Sani […]

Lekki Toll Gate Shooting: Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu

  …Says I Came To Ask Sanwo-Olu If He Was The One Who Ordered Soldiers To Attack #EndSARS Protesters …I Did Not Travel Out Of Nigeria, I Am A Lagosian … I Still Hold The Title Of Asiwaju Of Lagos, I Am Still Jagaban     The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]