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Captain Idahosa Speaks On Edo Election

A Statement From Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo. In the past three months, pitched battles have raved in the airwaves, in towns, in the streets, in...

Edo 2020: Before You Cast That Vote Today By Olusegun Odulana-George

If ever a single snapshot told a complete story, the outcome of the Edo Governorship Debate organised by Channels TV last Sunday and capped by...

Facebook Announces its New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its...

Buratai Defends Buhari In Osun

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TY Buratai has defended President Muhammadu Buhari's policies and efforts at ensuring that the nation enjoys peace and...

Remembering Ize-Iyamu’s Class Act at Debate By Derinsola Simeon

Electoral debates are oftentimes about gauging which candidate connects more with voters while presenting policy alternatives to undecided voters. In the end, debates are potential...

Fraud In the Osadebe House By Emmanuella Bakare

More than 72-hours after a foremost whistle-blower and anti-corruption crusader, Dr. George Uboh, chairman of George Uboh Whistleblowers Network (GUWN), issued a 48-hour ultimatum to...

Entertainment

PRESIDENT BUHARI SALUTES SGF BOSS MUSTAPHA AT 64

President Muhammadu Buhari joins governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC) and Federal Executive Council (FEC) to celebrate with Secretary to the Government of the Federation...

Idahosa Wells Okunbo Bags Forbes Best of Africa

September 11, 2020 will mark an auspicious day for the Chairman/CEO of Ocean Marine Solutions Ltd, Captain Dr. Idahosa Wells Okunbo. He will be honored...

Int’l Youth Day: Ooni wants Big Brother Naija show replaced

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has called for the replacement of the Big Brother Naija show with better show that will...

How I made my first million on Instagram — Debbiebarbie

Deborah Iwakun Edileola is the CEO Debbiebarbie skincare line. In this interview with ROTIMI IGE, she talks about the industry and how she aims to...

Afro Heritage Broadcasting & Entertainment Awards (AHBEA) Postponed Till Next Year

As a result of the current realities of the Covid-19 pandemic, the organizing committee of the Afro Heritage Broadcasting & Entertainment Awards (AHBEA) has decided to postpone...

Captain Hosa’s Generosity Is Incomprehensible! -Moses Siloko Siasia

Captain Idahosa Okunbo's benevolence transcends his achievements in business. As a well-known and celebrated philanthropist in Sub-Sahara Africa, he has contributed immensely towards the development...

Business

Facebook Announces its New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its...

STOP PRESS: NIGERIA @ 60 LOGO NOT PLAGIARISED

The attention of Chain Reactions Nigeria, The Temple Management and TBWA Africa have been drawn to an unfortunate conversation in some sections of the online...

‘God told me not to set up foundation so I am not the type to celebrate the philanthropy that I do’ Capt. Hosa

At the Philanthropic Roundtable and Forbes Africa Awards 2020 presentation held virtually last Friday, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Marine Security...

A man without blemish… Captain Wells Hosa Okunbo. by Rt. Hon Bright Omokhodion, former Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly

Captain Hosa Wells is a consummate philanthropist and a household word in Edo state, emanating largely from his deep impart on the lives of the...

OMSL DIRECTORS REFUTE ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIATION OF $18M DOLLARS BY CHAIRMAN

Our attention has been drawn to a malicious and spurious publication by a one-man blog (nurajos.blogspot.com) on alleged schism in the board of OMSL over...

141m Africans benefit from improved agricultural techniques — AfDB

President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina says 141 million people have benefitted from improved agricultural technologies to enhance food security in the...

sport

Amaju Pinnick Led NFF, Setting A Good Standard~ ANFSC Boss

The national president of Authentic Nigeria Football Supporters Club Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi has described the Nigeria Football Federation lead by Amaju Melvin Pinnick as pace...

Youth Congress passes vote of confidence in Sports Minister

The Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a coordinating youth body, has passed a vote of confidence in Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare and kicked any...

16 years after, Leeds back in EPL

Leeds United have ended their 16-year wait for Premier League football after West Brom failed to beat Huddersfield on Friday night. Marcelo Bielsa’s side, who...

MMA Fighter, Jahreau Shepherd Stabbed To Death At Own 30th Birthday Party

A pro MMA fighter known professionally as Jahreau Shepherd has died after he was reportedly stabbed at his own 30th birthday party in London. Shepherd...

Adebayor makes Olimpia debut after Paraguay move

Emmanuel Adebayor made his eagerly anticipated debut for Paraguayan side Olimpia on Sunday, coming on as a substitute for his former Manchester City teammate Roque...

Ighalo told he’s not the right striker for Man Utd after completing move

Former Cardiff manager, Neil Warnock, has said Odion Ighalo is not the right player for Manchester United. Warnock, speaking with Sky Sports, blasted United for...

Gist

Suicide: Police investigate death of jilted lover in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State says it has begun investigations into the death of a 22-year-old jilted lover, Ashiru Danrimi, who allegedly committed suicide....

No mask, no entry in station facilities, environs, NRC tells travelers

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has declared its facilities and environs a no-mask no-entry zone in preparation for resumption of operations on July 29. Mr...

TRAFFIC ‘LL NOW IMPROVE AROUND ALLEN AVENUE, MARYLAND, IKOTUN AXIS, SANWO-OLU ASSURES COMMUTERS

•Gov Excited At New Designs In Six Gridlock-Prone Junctions •Says 10 More To Be Completed Soon Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, spent an ample...

Reps moves to resolve “gridlock” in oil spills cleanup

The House of Representatives has commenced investigations to unearth factors preventing clean-up of oil spills in the Niger Delta region in the past five years....

PHOTOS:Dr. Sulaiman Adesina And Iba Community Youths in Cleaning-up exercise

Oniba of Iba-Elect, Dr. Sulaiman Adesina has supported the environmental sanitation programme organized by the youths in the community in order to rid off dirts...

LIRS to Implement Additional Tax Incentives and Reliefs to Taxpayers in Lagos State

In furtherance of the commitment to mitigate the negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has commenced...

Lifestyle

Nigerian doctors separate conjoined twins (photos)

A team of doctors in Nigeria have successfully conducted a surgery that separated a set of conjoined twins. The doctors spent 13 hours performing complex...

LASG Calls For Precautionary Measures Against Gastroenteritis, Diarrhea

Lagos State Government has once again reiterated the need for citizens to maintain high standard of personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part...

Nigerian neurosurgeon takes pay cut to perform free operations

Neurosurgeons are known as skilled operators. But straddling surgeries across two continents? That's a different skill entirely. Dr. Olawale Sulaiman, 49, is a professor of...

Here’s what happens to your body when you stop drinking alcohol

Taking a break from alcohol is always a good thing. Whether it's for your physical health, your mental health or indeed, your spiritual health, dropping...

Why humans age (2)

Factors that accelerate aging include but are not limited to: Nutrition: It is commonly said that you are what you eat. The need to carefully consider...

6 things to do immediately after sex

Immediately after sex, many women want to be cuddled, have conversations or drift off to sleeping. These are not bad ideas but there are things...

Opinion

Beyond the Façade of Ambode’s Probe

By Victor Ojelabi It is no longer news that the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has been undergoing probe by the Lagos...

Independence

By Aofiolujuwon Dele-Olukoju We finally had it We were finally free We get to celebrate this great day every year Yes, we are Nigeria The...

As They Return To The Classroom

By Victor Ojelabi The social media has always provided an avenue for entertainment for everyone including my humble self. That is why you will see...

The Potential Role Of Private Sector In Ending Open Defecation In Nigeria

At nearly 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. With a population of this scale, any progress or regression in development...

OPINION: It’s time for Joe Biden to drop out of the race

By Michael Goodwin Asked recently why he was running for president, Joe Biden insisted to a reporter that burning ambition was not the reason. “Could...

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