UN appoints LASU permanent host of World Bicycle Day in Nigeria (Independent)

The United Nations has appointed the Lagos State University as permanent host of annual Bicycle Day celebration in Nigeria. This is another boost to the soaring global recognition of the varsity. In addition, no fewer than five students from the…

How Ghanaian school system eased ethnic tensions that ruined many African countries (Independent)

When, in September 1968, 11-year-old Daniel Kofi Baku arrived at the mountain town of Akropong-Akuapem, in Ghana’s eastern region, to enrol at Salem Boys’ boarding school, books, school uniforms and a box or two of sweets were not the only…

Police parade alleged killer of 38 persons (Independent)

Dan-Mallam Mohammed, Edo State Commissioner of Police, yesterday paraded nine suspected criminals including an alleged serial killer one Frank Okoeboe, who police said admitted to having killed 38 persons during operations in the state. The CP paraded the suspects during…

Nigerian workers and the new minimum wage (Independent)

Workers in Nigeria deserve to expect the implementation of the N30,000.00 new Minimum Wage, the law of which President Muhammadu Buhari recently endorsed. That expectation should not be jeopardised by anyone for any reason, considering that the struggle for the…

NUPENG to Buhari: Shun IMF’s advice on fuel subsidy removal (Independent)

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Friday implored President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the counsel of International Monetary Fund (IMF) to remove fuel subsidy in the country. Its president, Comrade Williams Akporeha, at a press conference…

There Is Nothing Progressive About APC – Babatope (Independent)

Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday lambasted the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying there is nothing progressive about the policies and practices of the party. Speaking in an…

Otedola Bridge Fire: Suspect traced to Kano (Independent)

Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem (SAN), has disclosed that the police had traced to Kano, the owner of a petrol tanker that exploded on June 27, 2018 on the Otedola Bridge in Lagos, killing 12…

Lagos Task Force nabs suspected notorious criminal (Independent)

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) over the weekend nabbed a suspected notorious criminal over alleged robbery and pick-pocketing in Lagos. The Chairman of the agency Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), Olayinka…

Lagos is facing security challenges, says CP, Initiates training for officers

Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Zubairu Muazu has initiated series of training for policemen in the state to be more people-friendly, saying that, “It is obvious that with the elections over, fresh security challenges are beginning to resurface in…

Anambra ‘Technovation’ Girls, IFEST Boys Worth Billion Of Dollars – Silicon Valley Group (Independent)

The Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development (SV-NED) says the five Nigerian girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha, and the four boys from St. John Science and Technical College, Alor, both in Anambra State, are worth several billions of dollars. Chairman…

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