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Infantino Emerges FIFA President

Gianni Infantino has succeeded Sepp Blatter as the new president of FIFA after winning an election that went to two rounds on Friday in Zurich. The 45-year-old UEFA General Secretary, a lawyer and sports administrator, who joined European football’s governing body in 2000 and rose through the ranks, became FIFA’s first new president in 18 […]


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NDLEA Arrests 4 Suspected Traffickers In Abuja Airport With N61m Drugs

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) has arrested four suspected drug traffickers including a Birmingham based cleaner with 6.822kg of narcotics worth N61million. The seized drugs consist of 4.193kgs of heroin and 2.629kg of cocaine destined for Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Rome and Mumbai, India. […]


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FIFA Reforms Passed: Salary Disclosure, Limit On President’s Term, Women’s Football

The FIFA president will be limited to three terms in office, in a raft of reforms passed by world football’s governing body as it aims to recover from a corruption crisis. A new council will replace the current executive committee, featuring a female representative from each confederation. The reforms, announced at an extraordinary congress in […]


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Supreme Court Affirms Rev King’s Death Sentence

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the judgment of a Lagos High Court sentencing a man, Nonso Okeke (a.k.a Rev King) to death for murder of one Chinwe Ofomatu on October 28, 2004. The Appeal Court in Lagos had earlier affirmed the judgment of the lower court. Okeke was convicted by the Lagos High Court […]


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BRT Crushes Okada Rider To Death In Ikorodu

Tragedy struck, on Thursday, in Ikorodu, Lagos, when a commercial motorcyclist popularly called Okada rider was allegedly crushed to death by a Bus Rapid Response BRT on Mile 12 \Ikorodu axis. The incident occurred at about 8.05am at Agric bus-stop when the deceased who was plying the BRT corridor was trying to evade arrest by […]


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NDLEA Boss Assures US Of Nigeria’s Partnership In Drug Control

Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd) has pledged Nigeria’s continued partnership with the United States in the fight against illicit drugs. The NDLEA boss gave the assurance during a working visit to the agency’s headquarters by top officials of the United States Government led by James […]


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Runsewe Breaks 2 Years Silence On Tourism

…Advocates Total Industry Leadership Overhaul …Seeks Fresh Focus For Sector …Commends NATOP Foremost tourism administrator and former Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Otunba Segun Runsewe, has called on tourism practitioners in Nigeria to wake up to their responsibilities by tracking the activities of Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) and holding their […]


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Schneider Electric To Sponsor Nigerian Athletes To 2016 Paris Marathon

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation has said that it will sponsor the Nigerian male and female winners of the recently held Lagos State Marathon to the 2016 Schneider Electric Paris Marathon scheduled to hold in Paris, France on April 3rd, 2016. It further stated it was part of the company’s […]


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IATA, NCAA Partner To Develop Measures To Enhance Abuja Declaration

  As part of efforts to further improve air transport safety in Africa, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Nigeria though the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)have pledged to collaborate closely in developing and rolling out a set of measures intended to enhance the African Union’s 2012 Abuja Declaration on Aviation Safety in Africa. […]


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First Africa Solo Flight: It Is To Change Africa Narrative———Pilot

…Identifies Lack Of Sponsors As Team Main Challenge A Nigerian pilot, Mr Ademilola Odujinrin has described the forthcoming first Africa Solo flight round the world flight as a dream which the team have been working assiduously to achieve. This is just as he stated that one of the essence of the flight is to change […]