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APC’s plan to forcibly take over Rivers has failed -PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has stated that the alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress to take over Rivers State has failed, emphasising that the state will remain a stronghold of the PDP. On Wednesday, the leadership of the APC in Rivers State urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in the Read More

Tincan Port receives 4,500 vehicles after tugboat incident

Two vessels carrying a total of 4,500 vehicles berthed at Five Star Logistics Terminal last week after a tugboat sank at the terminal. The Customs Care Manager of the terminal, Mr Chuks Okereafor, revealed this recently. Okereafor stated that a tugboat sank between berths 10 and 11 at the terminal last week while trying to Read More

How I cheated death in Ebonyi building collapse – Worker

A menial labourer, Nkwegu Shadrach has narrated how he escaped death following a building collapse that occurred on Tuesday evening in the Abakaliki metropolis in Ebonyi State. The three-storey building located within the premises of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki I, Ebonyi State, collapsed when some construction workers were working inside it. Read More

Democracy day in Nigeria is actually deception day, By Babafemi A. Badejo

On11  June at about 5 p.m., I was at my friend, Professor Femi Onabajo’s office to listen to Al Jazeera, as well as charge my phone, before returning to my apartment in Abeokuta for the usual dark nights and, of late, no water. There was no water, not because the Ogun State government or the […] The post Democracy day...

Otti sacks CPS, approves school fees of Abia students in India, law schools

Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, on Wednesday, announced the removal of his Chief Press Secretary, Kazie Uko, while approving the payment of school fees for Abia students studying in India who were abandoned by the previous administration, as well as approved the payment of school fees of those in Nigeria Law Schools in the country. Read More

Makinde approves Olakulehin’s appointment as new Olubadan

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Oba Owolabi Olakuleyin as the 43rd Olubadan of lbadanland. The state’s Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Olusegun Olayiwola, disclosed in a statement on Wednesday in Ibadan. He said Makinde gave the approval in a memo signed on Friday. Olakuleyin will succeed Oba Lekan Balogun who died...

Semi-finalists emerge in women’s President Federation Cup

Semi-finalists have emerged in the women’s President Federation Cup, DAILY POST reports. Rivers United confirmed their place in the last four following a 5-0 thumping of Osun Babes at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu, on Wednesday. Abuja-based Naija Ratels defeated hard-fighting FC Robo Queens 5-4 on penalties at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. The keenly contested game ended 1-1 in...

Atiku meets Babangida, Abubakar in Niger

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday met the duo of ex-military rulers, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar in their country homes in Niger State. Although issues discussed at the meetings were not made public, Atiku’s visit to the former Nigerian leaders was to prepare the ground for his involvement in the 2027 presidential election. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...

UCH CMD calls for deployment of apt resources to achieve healthcare digitalisation

UCH CMD, Prof. Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo (middle), CEO of OHEALTH, Dr. Temitope Farombi and others during the signing of an MoU on telemedicine for Private Suites of UCH The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, has called for the deployment of the appropriate resources to achieve digitalisation of healthcare in Nigeria. Otegbayo...

Petrol price increased to N769.62 in May — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the average retail price of a litre of petrol increased from N238.11 in May 2023 to N769.62 in May 2024. It made the declaration in its Petrol Price Watch for May 2024 released in Abuja on Wednesday. It stated that the May 2024 price of N769.62 represented a […] The post Petrol price...

Vigilante leader stabbed to death in Kano clash

A vigilante group leader in the Ja’en community, Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State, Mukhtar Baballiya, has been stabbed to death during a clash with some hoodlums. The Kano State Police Command confirmed the death in a statement on Wednesday. The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa said the incident occurred on Read More

IPPIS verification uncovers 1,618 fake appointments – HoS

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan has said that the verification exercises of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System have exposed 1,618 civil servants with ‘fake/illegal’ employment letters. Yemi-Esan also said that “69,308 civil servants who participated in the compulsory verification exercise have been fully integrated into the Read More

FG raises Bodo-Bonny Road project cost to N280bn

The Federal Government has reviewed upwards the contract sum for the ongoing construction of the multi-billion naira Bodo-Bonny link road in Rivers State from the initial N199 billion to the sum of N280 billion. The Minister of Works, David Umahi, who disclosed this during an inspection tour of road projects in Rivers State on Wednesday, Read More

Ned Nwoko’s proposal for creation of Anioma State divides Delta North

Delta North senatorial district is singing different tunes over a proposal by Senator Ned Nwoko, representing the district at the National Assembly, on the creation of Anioma State. During an interactive session with indigenes of the district in Abuja recently, he said the creation of Anioma State is both urgent and compelling, promising to present a bill for the creation...

Alhaji Fawan Foundation spreads love and joy to kayayei sisters during Eid

In a heartwarming initiative aimed at spreading joy and smiles across society, the Alhaji Fawan Foundation embarked on a special outreach programme to celebrate Eid with the kayayei sisters at the Accra – Tema Station. This programme, reflecting the Foundation’s fundamental objective of bringing happiness to every corner of society, provided much-needed support and festivities for these hardworking women. The...

Kasaï Oriental- Désenclavement du territoire de Kabeya Kamwanga: le DG du Foner déjà à pied d’oeuvre 

Kinshasa, 19 juin 2024- Le directeur général du fonds national d’entretien routier (Foner) Pierre  Bundoki est descendu, mercredi 19 juin, ensemble avec ses collègues de l’Office des voiries et drainage (OVD) et l’Office de route (OR) à Kabeya Kamwanga, l’un de territoires du Kasaï Oriental dans le cadre d’une visite d’identification des axes routiers à […] Source

Landslides kill nine as Bangladesh lashed by rain

Torrential rains in Bangladesh have triggered landslides burying alive at least nine people and forcing thousands to flee to higher ground, police and government officials in the low-lying nation said Wednesday. Schools have been turned into shelters for those abandoning their homes to rising river waters, while more than a million people have been stranded in northern areas. Bangladesh, a nation...

PHOTOS: Obi visits Bukola Saraki over mother’s passing

A former presidential candidate, Peter Obi, visited ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki’s residence on Wednesday to offer condolences on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Florence Saraki. Obi disclosed this in photos from his visit shared on X.com on Wednesday. His caption read, “Today in Lagos, I paid a condolence visit to my dear brother, former Read More

Ododo Flags- off Disbursement of Community Fund Revolving Loan

*Charges beneficiaries to utilise loans for farming The Kogi State Government has flagged off the Community Revolving Fund (CRF) loan disbursement under the ACReSAL project. The scheme, in partnership with the World Bank, is an initiative aimed at addressing the challenges of climate change and support community agricultural efforts. Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo, in his remarks at the flag off...

Atiku meets IBB, Abdulsalami Abubakar [PHOTOS]

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday visited ex-military Head of State Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Atiku also visited another former military Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar. The former Vice President met both former Nigerian rulers at their respective residence in Minna, Niger State. Posting on X, Atiku wrote: “Today, I paid Sallah homage...

Sanwo-Olu vows crackdown on kidnappers of Fouani brothers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday vowed to ensure the arrest of those behind the recent kidnapping of three Lebanese nationals, including the Managing Director of Fouani Nigeria Limited, Muhammed Fouani. This was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Gboyega Akosile. According to Sanwo-Olu, his administration would Read More

Cholera outbreak: Ogun puts school heads on red alert 

The Ogun State Government on Wednesday, directed school heads to ensure good health and safety of all learners and staff to prevent the spread of cholera within the school communities. The state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Abayomi Arigbabu, in a statement on Wednesday, said preventive measures have been put in place to control Read More

Nigeria, other African nations secure only $13.7bn of $150bn gas investment

Nigeria and other African countries pushing for energy transition with gas as a temporary option may face serious challenges in securing capital for power plants and gas infrastructure. Although there are about $62 billion in planned power generation projects on the continent and another $89 billion in planned gas pipeline projects, translating to $151 billion, only $13.7 billion worth of...

Olubadan: Makinde approves nomination of Olakulehin

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of Owolabi Akinloye Olakulehin as the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadanland. The governor made this declaration via a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday, in Ibadan, the state capital. The approval is coming 10 weeks after Olakulehin had been appointed by the Olubadan-in-Council. Members of the Olubadan-in-Council, who are the...

Osimhen not banned from Super Eagles – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has denied reports it has banned Napoli forward Victor Osimhen from playing for the Super Eagles. Osimhen’s ban from the national team was reported in some online publications on Wednesday. NFF General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi stated that the football house has not initiated any move to ban the powerful forward. “The NFF hereby implores the media...

Nigerian Customs records 74 % revenue growth in 1 year — C-G

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it has recorded 74 per cent increase in revenue growth in the last one year. The Comptroller General of the service, Adewale Adeniyi, stated this on Wednesday in Abuja, during a Press briefing on NCS’ achievements in the last one year. Mr Adeniyi said that the service recorded a […] The post Nigerian Customs...

TRENDING: About Farooq Oreagba, who stole show at 2024 Ojude Oba

His viral pictures and videos have resonated well with the local palance of ‘steez and composure’, as he effortlessly embodies style. The post TRENDING: About Farooq Oreagba, who stole show at 2024 Ojude Oba appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

APC’s plan to forcefully take over Rivers has failed – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has stated that the alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress to take over Rivers State has failed, emphasising that the state will remain a stronghold of the PDP. On Wednesday, the leadership of the APC in Rivers State urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in the Read More

Obaseki orders police to fish out killers of 22-year-old UNIBEN graduate

The Edo State Government has given seven days to the State Police Command to fish out the killers of 22-year-old Miss Adekolure Idowu Glory, a recent graduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN. DAILY POST reports that Adekolure was allegedly raped and killed in Iyowa, a community along the Benin-Lagos expressway, Benin City, in Ovia North-East Local Government Area, on...

Nigerian woman appointed into board of philanthropy group for children

The organisation said Ms Olusola is expected to provide its team strategic guidance and support to shape initiatives that drive positive outcomes for children. The post Nigerian woman appointed into board of philanthropy group for children appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

‘Aisha Yesufu incurably bitter, toxic’ – Onanuga

President Bola Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, said on Wednesday that frontline activist, Aisha Yesufu is bitter and toxic over the outcome of the 2023 presidential election. Onanuga said Yesufu is bitter that the presidential candidate she supported, Peter Obi of the Labour Party, came third. He was reacting to Yesufu’s remark over South African President...

Lady vows to sleep with 365 men in 365 days (Watch Video)

A lady driven by her desires, has vowed to achieve a body count of 365 within one year. She described herself as very honest and revealed she is on track to reach 365 partners in 365 days. Last year, she claims to have been with 300 different men, pushing her to aim even higher. If she surpasses the 365 mark,...

Amerado finally talks about the alleged reports of impregnating Delay and dumping her afterwards (Video)

Award-winning Ghanaian rapper and prolific songwriter who performs under the stage name Amerado has finally reacted to the reports that he has impregnated Delay and dumped her afterwards. As we all know, Amerado and Delay have been tipped as secret lovers ever since they made their friendship public but the two have maintained otherwise Even in a recent interview, Amerado...

Watch what these two girls were recorded doing during house party (Watch Video)

Two ladies have captured netizens’ attention after putting on a hilarious show at a friend’s birthday party. During the ongoing party, they took to the dance floor and performed an erotic dance, rubbing on each other to entertain their friends. In the video, one woman is even spat on while on the floor. They allegedly consumed puncheon rum and were...

Police arrest Nsubuga Denis for distributing Milk Bae’s alleged pornographic video

Uganda Police has responded swiftly and arrested TikTok user Nsubuga Denis for disseminating pornographic content claiming it belonged to Milk Bae alias Doreen Nalunga. For a couple of days, social media has been awash with pornographic videos that originated from Nsubuga Denis’ device. The video has since negatively impacted Milk Bae’s reputation, hence filing a cyberstalking case at Central Police...

How do we make the most of this ‘GNU’ opportunity?

Christo Wiese says the first step is to do what common sense dictates and ‘fully exploit’ the many opportunities in SA by creating jobs. ‘That should be the light guiding us. All the rest will follow.’

Ituri-Criminalité grandissante à Bunia: 35 jeunes présumés bandits présentés au gouverneur

Bunia, 19 Juin 2024- Au total, 35 jeunes parmi lesquels 3 femmes arrêtés par la police nationale congolaise (PNC) ont été présentés, mardi 18 juin, au lieutenant général Luboya NKashama Johnny, gouverneur militaire de la province de l’Ituri. Auteurs de plusieurs actes de violences et de banditisme enregistrés dans les différents quartiers de la ville […] Source

Goma: Formation des journalistes sur les techniques de production des reportages de grande qualité, sensibles au conflit et au genre.

Goma, 19 juin 2024- La conseillère du Gouverneur militaire du Nord-Kivu en charge de la communication et Médias, Prisca Kamala Luanda a procédé ce mercredi 19 juin, au lancement de la formation des journalistes sur les techniques de production des reportages de grande qualité, sensibles au conflit et au genre. Dans son discours, elle estime […] Source

Germany ease past Hungary to reach last 16 at Euros

Jamal Musiala and Ilkay Gundogan scored as hosts Germany became the first team to qualify for the last 16 of Euro 2024 on Wednesday after beating Hungary 2-0 in Stuttgart. Musiala struck for the second game running midway through the first half, much to the anger of Hungary players who felt a foul should have been awarded in the build-up...

Ogun gov’s wife seeks collaboration to improve sickle cell care

The wife of the governor of Ogun state, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, on Wednesday, called for increased collaboration between healthcare providers, governments and international organisations towards supporting sickle cell patients with qualitative healthcare. Abiodun made the call during a sensitisation programme to commemorate 2024 World Sickle Cell Day at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta. Read More

Soludo unveils Anambra varsity governing council

The Anambra state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has inaugurated the governing council of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University. Soludo performed the function at the State Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Awka, the state capital, according to a press statement by his Press Secretary, Christian Aburime, on Wednesday. Members of the council include Prof. Chidi Odinkalu Read More

Anambra community celebrates first-ever pipe-borne water

The residents of Olumbanasa community in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State are ecstatic as they witness the arrival of the first-ever pipe-borne water supply in their ancient community. People of all ages gathered at the water supply locations on Wednesday, welcoming the arrival of clean water. They described the project as “historic” Read More

Customs revenue hits N4.49trn, surges 74% in one year

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, who marked his one-year anniversary in office on Wednesday, said that under his leadership he has generated a total of N4.49 trillion in revenue, surpassing the 2023 target by 74%. Celebrating a remarkable milestone in revenue generation, he attributed it to improved enforcement, enhanced automation, and strengthened stakeholder engagement. CGC Adeniyi disclosed...

Sack IG Egbetokun Now, PSC Union Tells Tinubu

Ikechukwu Aleke in Abuja  The Police Service Commission (PSC) has called on President Bola Tinubu to sack the Inspector General of Police (IG), Kayode Egbetokun for peddling falsehood and misinformation about the ongoing 2022/23 Police Constable Recruitment exercise by the commission.  The IG Egbetokun had earlier alleged irregularities and corruption in the recently released names of successful candidates in the...

Maduka University launches Entrepreneurship Centre to equip students with essential skills

Maduka University has declared open its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub (EIH) as part of the bid to becoming a leading entrepreneurship university, innovation and resource centre dedicated to supporting business in the South East and Nigeria in general. The Entrepreneurship Centre and Innovation Hub is divided into four units which include Innovation and Research Centre, ICT and Technical Support Unit,...

‘My idol is Cristiano Ronaldo’ – Arsenal star Martinelli

Gabriel Martinelli of Brazil and Arsenal has named Cristiano Ronaldo his idol. Martinelli said that he had followed Cristiano Ronaldo’s game as a child, right from the legendary forward’s time at Real Madrid. Martinelli joined Arsenal for £6 million from Brazilian outfit Ituano in 2019 and has become a key player for the Gunners. Playing from the wings, the 22-year-old...

Kano cracks down on drug diversion in public hospitals

The Kano State Government, on Wednesday, confirmed that it has put in place necessary measures to halt the diversion of drugs and essential medical consumables in the entire state-owned medical facilities across the 44 local government areas of the state. The Director General, Kano State Drugs and Medical Consumable Supply Agency, Gali Sule who disclosed this Read More

EFCC arraigns woman for alleged N39.8m fraud

The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Nwodo Martha, a former Principal Manager at Fidelity Structures Limited before Justice H. U. Ezugwu of the Enugu State High Court sitting in Independence Layout, Enugu State. Martha was arraigned on nine-count charges bordering on stealing by fraudulent conversion to the tune of N39, 847,...

Benue may lose over N29bn if it fails to implement nutrition policies -– Evnoesor

The Programme Officer, Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN, Ambrose Evnoesor, disclosed that Benue may use ₦29,271,692 on treatment of malnourished children yearly, if the state failed to implement policies in Nutrition. Mr Evnoesor stated this during the policymakers meeting on implementation of six months Maternity Leave with pay for women of reproductive age […] The post Benue may...

Bilateral trade between Philippines, Nigeria surpasses $100m – Ambassador Mellejor

The Philippine ambassador to Nigeria, Meresole Mellejor, said bilateral trade between Nigeria and his country has surpassed more than a hundred million US dollars in the last few years. Mellejor disclosed this in his remarks on the 126th anniversary of Philippine independence, celebrated in Abuja on Wednesday. He explained that the Philippines recorded the highest bilateral trade with Nigeria in...

Fans played crucial role in title success — Rangers captain Nwaodu

Rangers captain Chukwudi Nwodu has revealed that the club’s supporters played a key role in their title success. Nwodu said that the fans stood by the team throughout the difficult times of the season. He added that the team’s return to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu also played a crucial role in their successful campaign. DAILY POST recalls that...

Fish out UNIBEN graduate’s killers in seven days, Edo gov tells CP

The Edo State Government has condemned the rape and murder of a graduate of the University of Benin, Glory Adekolure, who was allegedly raped and killed in Iyowa Community, Benin City on Thursday. Adekolure, aged 22, was said to have been on her way home from processing her clearance when she was tortured and raped Read More

Nigeria, U.S. coy to launch first human spaceflight in Africa

Nigerian government and the Space Exploration and Research Agency, SERA, from Delaware, USA, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to send the first Nigerian to space. Chief Uche Nnaji, Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, said on Wednesday at the signing of the MoU in Abuja, that human spaceflight was a major aspiration of […] The post Nigeria, U.S....

Police confirms killing of ex-student union leader in Rivers

The Rivers State police command has confirmed the killing of a former student leader in the state, Endwell Ejindu, in the state. Ejindu, who was the Student Union Government (SUG) President of the Elechi Amadi Polytechnic in Port Harcourt during the 2017/2018 academic session, was shot dead by unknown persons in the Ahoada East local government area of the state...

Yemi-Esan retires as head of service August 14

The Head of the Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, will retire on August 14, 2024. This was disclosed on Wednesday in Abuja by the Director, Communications in her office, Mohammed Ahmed, during a conversation with media executives in commemoration of the 2024 Civil Service Week Celebrations. Mohammed said the briefing was the last Read More

FG calls for investment in SME training to boost African trade

The Federal Government has tasked African countries to invest more in the training of Small and Medium Enterprises to improve trade standardisation and boost the continent’s economy. This was as the government reiterated its commitment to promoting education and technical standards as key drivers for enhancing intra-African trade. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Read More

Oyo Aggregation Project Promises Hundreds of Jobs in Sabi Partnership

Bayo Akinloye A new partnership between Sabi, the $1 billion GMV B2B e-commerce platform, and Nigerian agricultural companies Nectar Fresh Limited and Meadow Foods has been established with the support of the Nigerian government to address the ongoing supply chain and development challenges in Nigeria’s agricultural sector. The Oyo State Aggregation initiative aims to create a reliable supply chain of various premium...

Man bags life imprisonment for raping 15-year-old

The convict, who spoke through his counsel, E O. Sunmonu, gave evidence in his defence and called one additional witness. The post Man bags life imprisonment for raping 15-year-old appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

How we exposed ghost workers living abroad but earning salaries in Nigeria – Yemi-Esan

Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HOCSF, said the recent physical verification exercise by her.office, exposed workers living abroad but still earning salaries from the service. Mr Yemi-Esan revealed this during a chat with media executives on Wednesday in Abuja, being part of activities to mark 2024 Civil Service Week. […] The post How we...

Loved ones search for missing as hajj death toll passes 900

Friends and family searched for missing hajj pilgrims on Wednesday as the death toll at the annual rituals, which were carried out in scorching heat, surged past 900. Relatives scoured hospitals and pleaded online for news, fearing the worst after temperatures hit 51.8 degrees Celsius (125 Fahrenheit) in Mecca, Islam’s holiest city, on Monday. About 1.8 million people from all...

NGX: Investors return from Sallah break with N47bn loss

The equities market resumed from the Eid-El-Kabir holiday with investors losing N47 billion at the end of trading session on Wednesday. This followed a dip in the share price of stocks like CAVERTON, ABC TRANSPORT, and NB amongst others on the trading floor today. After five hours of trading at the capital market, the equity capitalization crashed to N56.4 trillion...

Euro 2024: ‘One of the best’ – Jack Grealish hails German star

Manchester City midfielder Jack Grealish has hailed Germany star Ilkay Gundogan after the Barcelona midfielder dazzled in his country’s 2-0 win against Hungary at Euro 2024. Germany qualified for the last 16 of the tournament after making it two wins from two in Group A. Gundogan, 33, was on the scoresheet in the victory at Stuttgart Arena. Before finding the...

Experts, HR managers underscore talent management at PCL forum

Partner PCL, Dele Phillips (left); Head of Human Resources at PCL, Oredolapo Adedayo; MD of PCL, Rob Taiwo; Partner in Business Solutions & Training at PCL, Modupe Thomas-Owoseni; and Partner in People Transformation, Olawanle Moronkeji Experts and HR managers at the PCL forum have advocated strategies to optimise talent management practices in a competitive business landscape. They spoke on the...

Court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping minor In Ekiti

A High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has sentenced Ayegbusi Ojo to life imprisonment over the rape of a minor. Justice J.O. Adeyeye on Wednesday convicted and sentenced Ojo on a lone count offence of rape of a 15-year-old girl. The victim was coming from school when she was accosted by the convict, who lured her into his room...

$80,000 prize for grabs as Omotayo, Edem lead Nigeria’s charge at WTT Contender

In the absence of Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem will take centre stage as Nigeria’s flag bearers in the singles event of the 2024 WTT Contender. The prestigious tournament unfolds at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State. In Men’s Singles, Omotayo, the 2019 African Games champion, will lead a contingent of seven Nigerian...

I regret leaving Kwame Despite’s Peace FM – Abatey

Popular radio personality Kofi Asare Brako aka Abatay after years of leaving Peace FM has come out to state that he regrets his decision. Listeners of Accra-based Peace FM woke up in 2008 to hear that the popular Sports Presenter had ditched the station. Abatay by then had cemented his name in the media space as one of the best...

Rapper Rema’s son Jayson Scott charged with first-degree murder

American rapper,  Remy Ma’s son has reportedly been charged with first-degree murder. According to Fox 5, Remy’s son Jayson Scott, 23, was charged with another man with first-degree murder. The pair were also charged with two counts of weapons possession and reckless endangerment. The charges are reportedly in connection with a June 7, 2021 murder of 47-year-old Darius Guillebeaux in...

Aradel strikes first oil at Omerelu field

Aradel Holdings Plc has announced a milestone in the history of the Company’s operations, with the successful re-entry of Well read more Aradel strikes first oil at Omerelu field

US LGBTQ club shooter given another 55 life sentences

A mass shooter who killed five people at an LGBTQ club in the US state of Colorado pleaded guilty to hate crimes Tuesday over the horrifying 2022 massacre, and was given another hefty sentence. Anderson Lee Aldrich was already serving five life sentences for the gun rampage at Club Q in Colorado Springs that also injured 22 people. A US...

5 Ways a tax advisory firm can elevate your business

Your business is more than just numbers on a balance sheet. In today’s dynamic business landscape, a company’s success is not merely about crunching numbers and filing taxes—it’s also about strategic decision making, planning for the future and identifying opportunities for growth. The post 5 Ways a tax advisory firm can elevate your business appeared first on AfricaBusiness.com.

Torrential rains kill 11 in Ivory Coast

At least 11 people were killed in torrential in Ivory Coast last week. The country’s Minister of National Cohesion, Solidarity, and the Fight against Poverty, Mysss Belmonde Dogo, disclosed this to journalists in Abidjan on Wednesday. He said: “The provisional report shows 11 victims dead and identified, several others not yet identified and seven injured noted and taken into account....

MAPOLY SUG disrupts exams, accuses school management of incompetence

The Student Union Government, SUG, of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta , Ogun State, on Wednesday halted the the first semester exams for the 2023/2024 academic year. The SUG leaders, in a video seen by our correspondent, blocked the entrance of the CBT center. An ND 2 Mass Communication student told our correspondent that the examination was disrupted by the...

NAFDAC denies lifting ban on sachet alcoholic drinks, codeine-containing syrup

Director General (DG) of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christianah Mojishola Adeyeye, has denied the publication and claims that the agency has lifted the ban on sachet alcoholic beverages and codeine-containing syrup. The DG, lamented on Wednesday, in Lagos, during a press briefing that some newspapers and online publications, including other social media...