World class Nigerian doctors? Not yet sir

Yesterday, I was about a television programme. And the hostess said that Nigerians are terrific professionals, especially abroad. Out there in America and Britain, Nigerian professionals, especially doctors, are shinning like a... Read more »

FG accepts Bill Gates’ challenge on Nigeria’s development strategy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo responded Thursday to the call by world’s richest man Bill Gates urging Nigeria to resolve challenges surrounding human capital development. According to Osinbajo, investing in people is a... Read more »

Yoruba elders reply ACF, insist North a setback to Nigeria

  The Secretary General of the Yoruba Council of Elders, Dr. Kunle Olajide, has declared that the North is a big problem and a great obstacle to the development of Nigeria. Olajide... Read more »

Precision instrument landing systems underway for Lagos, Abuja airports

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has announced plans to install Category 3A Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) at the Lagos and Abuja airports. The new equipment will enable aircraft to land, even... Read more »

Senate confirms 5 CBN nominees, rejects 1

The Senate, on Thursday, confirmed three nominees for appointment as members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Those confirmed for the appointment are Prof. Adeola... Read more »

Abia 2019: APGA raises alarm, alleges plot to rig polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has raised the alarm, warning of scheming by some politicians to rig the 2019 election in Abia State. The party raised the alarm in a statement... Read more »

Irate youths raze church, police station in Kaduna

Pandemonium broke out Thursday morning when about 200 youths burnt down a Church and a police station in Narayi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Reports say trouble started following the... Read more »

Marketers not justified to sell petrol above N145 per litre – Baru

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has declared that there is no reason for marketers to sell Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) above the... Read more »

Teleology beats deadline, pays $50m deposit for 9Mobile

Teleology Holdings beat the March 21deadline given under the bid process for the acquisition of 9mobile by paying a $50 million non-refundable deposit for Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator. Teleology, which emerged... Read more »

Ibori begins appeal against UK conviction

A former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who spent years in UK prison after pleading guilty to money laundering in Britain, has launched an appeal against his conviction, alleging corruption within... Read more »
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