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24 Nigerians Arrested For Entering Ghana Through Unapproved Routes

Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, in the early hours of Tuesday, arrested 24 Nigerians for allegedly entering the country through unapproved routes. The immigrants, that included five females, admitted entering the jurisdiction but refused to give reasons for their entry. Chief Superintendent, Mr Shradrach Azangweo, South Tongu District […]

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I Didn’t Collect N4bn From Magu – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied receiving N4bn from the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, on Wednesday, said there was no truth in some reports claiming that Magu told the presidential panel probing him […]

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United States Tops Three Million COVID-19 Cases, Trump Pushes For Schools To Reopen

The United States on Wednesday passed another grim COVID-19 milestone with three million confirmed cases, as President Donald Trump aggressively pushed for schools to reopen. The coronavirus is surging in several southern hotspots of the nation, including Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona, while it has almost entirely receded from its former epicentre in New York […]

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NECA calls for caution as CBN moves to unify forex market

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called for caution following the adjustment of the Naira against the Dollar from N360 to N380 by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). However, NECA acknowledged that the move was supposedly in furtherance of the apex bank efforts to strengthen the Naira. Speaking on this development, the Director-General […]

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FG urges Christians, Muslims to intensify prayers over Covid-19

As the dreaded Coronavirus disease also referred to as ‘COVID-19’ spreads across the country, the federal government on Sunday called on Christians and Muslims to resort to prayers. The government also expressed displeasure over what was termed as “reckless confidence” of Christians who have continued to flout the guidelines put in place by the Presidential […]

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Nigerian content intervention fund hits $350m

The Governing Council of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has approved the expansion of the Nigerian Content Intervention (NCI) Fund from 200 million dollars to 350 million dollars. Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum and Chairman of the NCDMB Governing Council, announced this in a statement posted on the NCDMB’s […]

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Ngige tackles NECA over N3.4bn NSITF fraud

Labour and Employment minister, Dr. Chris Ngige, has maintained that the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), followed due process. He also accused the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) of negligence which, he alleged, gave room for the suspended managing director of NSITF and some members of his executive to […]

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Fidelity Bank appoints Chike-Obi Chairman, as Ebi retires

Fidelity Bank Plc has announced that two of its Board members: Mr Ernest Ebi (MFR), who has been serving as Chairman, Board of Directors and Mr Seni Adetu, who has been serving as an Independent Non-Executive Director, having successfully completed their tenure in accordance with the Bank’s internal governance policy will be stepping down from […]

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WHY NATIONS FAIL (III)

In this third part of the examination of Why Nations Fail, we shall be looking at Chapters 8 to 12, while we hope to conclude next week. The Industrial Revolution created a critical juncture that affected some countries positively but some absolutist regimes like the old China lagged behind as they blocked the spread of […]

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Men’s Club returns this July

Tola Odunsi directed series; ‘Men’s Club’ is scheduled to return for another series on Wednesday, July 22. The series is returning for the third season after a widely accepted two season between 2019 and 2020. For the third season, Dami Elebe takes the audience on the twists and turns about love, betrayal, and friendship involving […]

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Why going on vacation is important

A real vacation, where you completely unplug with work and focus on things you want and like to do, has a variety of benefits to your physical and mental health. The fact is, careers are time-consuming and at times, challenging and stressful. Getting away from your responsibilities and focusing on yourself can do wonders, and […]