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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Osinbajo-led FG delegation meets Saraki-led nPDP

Few weeks after receiving its protest letter, a delegation of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government,  is currently meeting with the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) faction. The APC delegation led by Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo is currently holding talks with the nPDP delegation led by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, in Akinnola Aguda House. ... Read More »

Offa bank robberies: Dismissed cop admits over 20 murders

Says he was on a mission to kill policemen The dismissed Corporal turned leader of the armed robbery gang that attacked commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State, Michael Adiku has told detectives why he wasted many lives including those of policemen that day. Adiku, who said he was on a killing spree, told operatives of the Inspector-General of Police (IG) ... Read More »

Ambode: our achievements are divinely inspired

•Lagos economy among strongest in Africa, says cleric Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday attributed the achievements of his administration in the last three years to God’s helping hand. He said the feats attained across the state were divinely inspired. Ambode, who spoke at a special thanksgiving service at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, the capital, on the third anniversary ... Read More »

Fake spiritualist in court for defrauding woman of N1.5m

A 31-year-old man, Christian Chima, who allegedly obtained N1.5 million from a woman on the pretence of solving her spiritual problem, was on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who resides in Oluseesi St. in Balogun area of Iju, a suburb of Lagos, is being tried for conspiracy, obtaining under false pretences and stealing. The Prosecutor, ... Read More »

MTN Group perfects plans for Nigeria public offer

MTN Group on Monday said it was perfecting the details of its proposed Nigeria Initial Public Offering (IPO), the News Agency of Nigeria. MTN Group’s spokesperson, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed this in response to enquiries by NAN on why the company was yet to file applications for the proposed offer. Both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian ... Read More »

’Tinubu’s panel saves APC from implosion’

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) would have been worse but for President Muhammadu Buhari’s Reconciliation Committee headed by the party’s National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Coordinator of Buhari Support Organisation in Ondo State, Mike Adeyanju, has said. Adeyanju said setting up of the Committee was recognition of the problems confronting the party and the resolve ... Read More »

Presidency hits Obasanjo over Fayose, Ladoja, Obi

Ex-president accused of undemocratic actions The Presidency yesterday attacked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration, especially under former President Olusegun Obasanjo, for “toppling” elected state governments, using the police and the secret service. In an article to commemorate the third anniversary of the Buhari Presidency last night, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhamadu Buhari on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu ... Read More »


    As part of its mission to improve the lives of the communities in which the United Bank for Africa operates, UBA Foundation continues to encourage African youths to adopt the culture of reading through its ‘Read Africa’ initiative. Read Africa aims to rekindle the reading culture amongst young Africans. Designed and introduced in 2011 by the UBA Foundation, ... Read More »

Awujale’s OOU Chair on good governance first of its kind – Emeritus Prof. Asiwaju

(L to R) Chairman, Board of Trustees, Mr. Olatunji Ayanlaja, SAN ;ChairHolder, Prof. Ayo Olukotun, Mr. Folu Aderibigbe of Globacom, Mrs Stella Olukotun and Chairman of the occasion, Emeritus Professor Anthony Asiwaju at the 2nd Annual Oba SikIru Adetona Professorial Chair Lecture of the Olabisi Onabanjo University sponsored by Globacom on Thursday in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. A foremost historian, Emeritus ... Read More »

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