Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

Ighalo loses sister Former Nigerian footballer, Philip Osondu, has died in Belgium after taking self to the hospital to be examined on Thursday. He was said to have felt unwell at work... Read more »

Release Sowore now, UNILAG alumni tells Buhari

The University of Lagos Alumni Association, North American Chapter, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to release Omoyele Sowore, who is one of its members. The group in a statement expressed grave concern... Read more »

Senate orders probe of court invasion, Sowore’s re-arrest by DSS operatives

The Senate on Thursday ordered its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate Friday’s invasion of a Federal High Court and re-arrest Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the State... Read more »

Apapa gridlock: Sanwo-Olu reveals fresh plans to build 6,000 capacity truck park

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed plans to construct a 6000-capacity truck park as parts of measures to decongest Apapa axis of perennial traffic gridlock. Sanwo-Olu unveiled this through his... Read more »

Blackout imminent as electricity workers begin strike

A nationwide blackout is imminent as electricity workers began indefinite strike Wednesday. The industrial action is declared under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) The union said the... Read more »

Declare state of emergency on unemployment situation, senators tell FG

Senator Istifanus Gyang has asked the Federal government to declare a state of emergency on the growing unemployment rate in the country. “The government of Nigeria should declare a state of emergency... Read more »

Senate seeks payment of stipends to jobless Nigerians

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal government to set up a sustainable unemployment fund for the payment of living stipends to jobless Nigerians until such persons secure any kind of employment.... Read more »

Yuletide: FG urges Nigerians to be patient over bad roads

The Federal government has appealed to Nigerians to be patient and show understanding over the current state of roads across the country, assuring that a lot is being done to ease the... Read more »

Senate probes un-remitted N20tr stamp duty revenue

The Senate has directed its Committee on Finance to investigate the circumstances surrounding the issue of over N20trillion un-remitted stamp duties revenue due to the Federal government from banks and other financial... Read more »

Nigeria faces backlash over arrest of US-based activist cum journalist

The Nigerian government is facing immense criticism over the re-arrest and detention of investigative journalist and activist, Omoyele Sowore, on treason charges. Sowore and activist Olawale Bakare were arrested by the Department of State... Read more »
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