Facebook to unveil new Cryptocurrency

Facebook is set Tuesday to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants. The world’s biggest social network is expected to outline details of a...

NANS laments state of higher education in Nigeria

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students has lamented what it described as the poor state of education across the states of the federation. Mr. Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer of the association made...

Buhari tells bandits, insurgents; Your days are numbered.

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, in Katsina State, declared that the days of bandits, kidnappers and insurgents in Nigeria were numbered. He insisted that his administration would overpower them wherever they operate in the country. He gave...

Commotion at ninth Senate inauguration over standing rules

The inauguration of the ninth Senate led to arguments among the senators-elect over the edition of the Senate Standing Order to be used for the election of the Senate President and Deputy Senate President. After reading...

107 senators vote, as Okorocha, one other absent

About 107 senators out of 109 shall vote for the next Senate President and Deputy Senate President. Two lawmakers from Imo State including a former Governor Rochas Okorocha, were absent and their names were not announced...

Adeleke qualified to contest Osun Gov polls, Appeal Court rules

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday ruled that Senator Ademola Adeleke was qualified to contest the September 2018 governorship election. A three-man panel of the court made the pronouncement in a unanimous judgment which...

Trump says Russia did not get him elected, contradicting tweet

US President Donald Trump briefly acknowledged in a tweet Thursday that Russia helped him get elected but quickly backtracked in comments to reporters. Trump until now has said adamantly that he won the 2016 election fair...

Inauguration: Ambode hands over to Sanwo-Olu ahead of inauguration

The out-going Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday officially handed over to the Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of his inauguration on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu’s emergence followed the decision of the ruling All Progressives...

Apapa gridlock: We are making progress on president’s directive – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that the new task team to clear Apapa gridlock were making progress as measures were also being put in place to ensure sustainability in accordance with President Muhammadu...

Lagos using corrupt firms to collect tax- Ex-CBN dep. Gov

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, has said that the Lagos State Government is using corrupt consultants to collect tax from the people. Mailafia, who described the act as daylight...