*Shonekan lived selfless life, Osinbajo mourns as govs, Jonathan, others attend funeral (Punch)*UNILAG begins 24-hour transcript processing, collection (Tribune)

Shonekan lived selfless life, Osinbajo mourns as govs, Jonathan, others attend funeral (Punch) Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, said the former Head of Interim Government, the late Dr Ernest Shonekan lived an extraordinary and a selfless life while on…

Buhari launches N62b HIV Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja launched a N62 billion trust fund to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place more people living with HIV on treatment annually. According to a statement by Special Adviser…

*Lagos businessman tortures apprentice to death over missing N1,000, flees (Punch)*Those abusing Tinubu for consulting with IBB are politically ignorant – Ogunlewe (Independent)

Lagos businessman tortures apprentice to death over missing N1,000, flees (Punch) A businessman, identified simply as Uchechukwu, aka Alloy Omo Jesu, is on the run after allegedly torturing his 11-year-old apprentice to death in the Ogba area of Lagos State.…

Senate president in Kano for Sani Dangote’s burial

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has arrived in Kano Wednesday morning to attend the burial of Alhaji Sani Dangote, who died on Sunday. Lawan is being accompanied on the trip from Abuja by Senator Sani Musa, Senator Bello…

Nominations open for CAHR Awards 2021

Nominations have openned for the third Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Awards and will end on June 4, 2021. Now in its third year, the annual CAHR Awards has been extended to cover the entire African continent. CAHR Awards, according…

Let’s sell Nigeria today – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigeria as a country has served all its useful and useless purposes, and must perforce be sold for good. I have spoken. I cannot just understand the piecemeal selling of the assets of Nigeria in the name of monopoly capitalism…

Minister assures on speedy completion of Moshood Abiola, Lagos stadia

The federal government has assured Nigerians of the speedy completion of the rehabilitation of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja and National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, gave the assurance in a statement by…

#EndSARS protests, hungry & angry Nigerians, CACOVID and social safety net – Magnus Onyibe

The viciousness and desperation with which Nigerians went about looting warehouses containing food items meant to help the poor cope with the Covid-19 induced hardships reflect the frightening rate of hunger in Nigeria. And it is evidence of the total…

Sanwo-Olu attends CBN Going for Growth consultative roundtable in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, June 8 at the George Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos joined some of the country’s most respected entrepreneurs to speak at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Going for Growth consultative roundtable. The event…

Dangote not member of APC Campaign Council – Presidency

The Presidency has said that Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man is not a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Campaign Council. Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, made the clarification in a statement on…

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