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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying that the 44-feet edifice symbolises the phenomenon that the rights activist represented in his life time. The unveiling of the statue, in commemoration of the 80th posthumous birthdayRead More
  First Bank of Nigeria Limited is partnering with The London School of Economics  (LSE) to present the fifth LSE Annual Africa Summit with the theme ‘Africa at Work: Educated. Employed. Empowered’. The summit presents the opportunity to discuss the spate of social, economic and security challenges in Africa with the intent to influence policiesRead More
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on youths in Nigeria to show President Muhammadu Buhari that they were not lazy and uneducated by voting against him in 2019, saying; “it is painful that the President could describe youths in Nigeria that are daily struggling to make a living under a harsh economy asRead More
The Africa America Institute (AAI) just signed an MoU with Covenant University, making the prestigious institution the second university partner for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship (JOFLS). Both Covenant University, Nigeria and Ashesi University, Ghana – AAI’s initial university partner – are set to oversee the admissions of the JOFLS applicants according to theRead More
The Senator representing Kogi State, Senator Dino Melaye has been released from detention. The Senator was released after he was detained by officials of the immigration service at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on his way to Morocco The officials allege that he was detained based on an order from Interpol. However, the policeRead More
Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The lawmaker tweeted this on Monday morning. Melaye said he was on his way to Morocco for an official assignment when  the police arrested him. ‘I have just been arrested at the international wing of the NnamdiRead More
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday told the British Prime Minister Theresa May at her No. 10 Downing Street office in London that he was more worried about the state of Nigeria’s security and the economy than the 2019 election, which he declared last week that he intends to re-contest. The president, who made the remark whileRead More
California rapper Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album “DAMN”, organizers announced. Lamar, 30, is the first rapper to win the prestigious award. The Pulitzer follows the five Grammy awards won by Lamar in January for the album Previous Pulitzer music winners include jazz musicians Wynton Marsalis andRead More
A former military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida, says Nigerians no longer take him seriously because he annulled the June 12, 1993 Presidential election adjudged as the most credible election in the history of Nigeria. Babangida said this during a programme on Channels Television titled, ‘Roadmap 2019’ on Monday. When asked to explain further if it wasRead More
Immediate-past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has said he wants to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019 because of his desire to pursue quality legislation that will lead to the end of the crisis in the Niger Delta region. In a media chat recently, the medical doctor whoRead More

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