N30,000 fraud: Court grants man N100,000 bail

A 53-year-old man, Taiwo Ademola, on Friday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged N30,000 fraud. He was, however, released on bail in the sum of N100,000. Ademola, who resides at Agege...

Buhari appoints Kabiru Bala as High Commissioner to South Africa

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama presenting letter of credence to the new Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala in Abuja. Source: NAN President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Kabiru Bala as new High Commissioner...

ICYMI: Again, FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked as strike continues

The Federal Government and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities met on Monday at the Ministry of Education headquarters, Abuja, to review the grey areas in the 2017 Memorandum of Action, trying to...

2019: Nigerian workers should bargain with N30,000 minimum wage – TMG

A coalition of 400 civil rights organisations under the aegis of Transition Monitoring Group has expressed concern over the irregular payment of salaries by state governments, describing it as “a recipe to vote-buying and threat...

Missy Elliot becomes first female artiste nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

American singer, Missy Elliot, acclaimed as ‘one of Rap’s greatest voices’ in the world, has been nominated for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of  Fame. Elliott is the first female rapper nominated for the prestigious prize and...

Self-styled company director bolts with bank’s N6.6m

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday granted reprieve to 43-year-old, Odutayo Odufote, charged with N6.66 million theft. The accused, who is being tried on charges of stealing and obtaining money under false...

UNILAG joins ASUU strike

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Lagos Chapter, has ensured total compliance with the strike directive given by the union’s National Executive Committee. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr Dele Ashiru, made the disclosure...

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

  Immigration, health care, jobs. The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump, the man who isn’t...

Actor Idris Elba named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive

Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when...

Oil prices slip on rising supply, trade tensions

Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, depressed by concerns that the U.S.-China trade dispute will dent economic growth and by signs of rising global supply in spite of upcoming sanctions against Iran. Oil Benchmark Brent crude oil was...