May 25, 2024
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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has condemned today’s revocation and withdrawal of the broadcast licenses of 52 broadcast stations across Nigeria by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) describing the action as ill-advised, insensitive, and antithetical to the interests of the Nigerian public. In a statement by Ms. Obioma Okonkwo, Head of its Legal Department, MRA said Continue Reading
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…as Company promises N1billion rain for its customers Six consumers of Dangote Cement yesterday emerged as the first set of millionaires in Lagos with the Company presenting them with their winnings amidst pomp and pageantry in its ongoing “Bag of Goodies Season 3” National Consumer Promotion Several others also won prizes such as Television sets, […]Continue Reading
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By Yushau A. Shuaib He is one of the finest gentlemen of the press that I have ever encountered. A courageous, fearless, humane, and humble editor, Mallam Yusuf Alli has come a long way in redefining investigative journalism from his decades of experience in the coverage of various beats in the Nigerian media. Born on […]Continue Reading
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 Nigeria’s largest sugar refinery, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has recorded a profit before tax (PBT) of N29.73 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2022. According to the refiner’s unaudited results posted on the portals of the Nigerian Exchange, PBT rose by N10.97 billion compared to N18.76 billion recorded in the corresponding period in […]Continue Reading
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APC looking like a “janjaweed” party Nigeria of 2022 is not 1993 Tinubu has made a fatal error of judgment The adoption of a Muslim-Muslim Presidential and Vice Presidential ticket by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is capable of leading Nigeria to disintegration like Yugoslavia, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the immediate past Speaker of […]Continue Reading
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Daniel Adaji The price of locally-produced rice has continued to increase in Nigeria despite the increasing volume of rice production in the country. In 2017, it cost N16,000 on average to purchase 50kg of locally-produced rice. Due to multibillion Naira intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), under its Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, the price […]Continue Reading
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MYTHS, FACTS AND DATA ABOUT NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS By Daniel Adaji In the next few weeks, we shall make recourse to data to examine 10 myths about contemporary politics in Nigeria, especially in the context of the ongoing fears, tension, and hysteria over same-faith tickets in the race to change the baton of leadership in the […]Continue Reading
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By Kelecho Ogunleye The police say they have yet to receive reports of violence or vote-buying in Saturday’s Osun governorship election. Mr. Johnson Kokumo, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) said this after a visit to ward 5, unit 5 Salvation Army alekuwodo polling unit in Osogbo. Kokumo said that […]Continue Reading
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By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Sen. Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the victory of the party in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Osun. The President’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Sunday in Abuja. The president expressed conviction Continue Reading
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By Chief Malcolm Emokiniovo Omirhobo With the hue and cry of some Nigerians over the Muslim – Muslim ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s decision to pick Senator Kashim Shettima as his running mate, I cannot but ask why are they being unnecessarily emotional, sentimental, hypocritical and dramatic? As […]Continue Reading
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… IGP calls Governor’s support enormous Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Thursday in Maiduguri, announced the government’s allocation of 259 houses and the release of N110m to the Nigerian Police Force in the state. Zulum made the announcement during the commissioning of Borno’s branch of the Nigerian Police Force Microfinance Bank (NPFM Bank). […]Continue Reading