Economy Technology

Africa, Europe Must Collaborate To Advance Benefit Of Digital Economy – Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. has said that Africa and Europe must work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of digital economy, and at the same time prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap. Prof Osinbajo stated this today at the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna, Austria, which had in attendance […]

Economy Security

Breaking: Panic in Lagos suburb as vandals cause explosion

Reports reaching us Wednesday morning indicate that there is a raging fire at Ebule Egba in Lagos caused by activities of pipeline vandals. Residential and commercial houses are reportedly  affected. People are scampering to safety. It was alleged that vandals had caused an explosion from the pipelines, which extended to Abule Egba Bus Stop. Fire […]

Economy National Politics

It’s ‘Totally Out Of Place’ To Boycott Budget Presentation, Says SGF

A file photo of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha.   The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has condemned the call on members of the National Assembly to boycott the presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill. He said this on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing reporters […]

Economy National

Yuletide: FG opens Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Sagamu road to traffic

Ahead of the Yuletide and to ensure smooth travelling experience for motorists, the Federal Government on Tuesday opened the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic. The government also inspected the progress of repair works on the Ikorodu/Sagamu road. Opening the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, said the highway was “special […]

Economy National

Baru directs NNPC retail to secure 30% marktet share

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged the Corporation Downstream company, NNPC Retail, to increase its current 14 per cent market share to 30 per cent by 2020. Speaking yesterday  in Abuja during the first Triennial Delegates Conference of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association […]

Economy Politics

National Assembly Shutdown, A National Embarrassment, Says APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the shameful development in the National Assembly which has seen parliamentary workers shut down the legislative complex following the commencement of their four-day strike is a sad reminder of what Nigerians witnessed under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration. The PDP’s 16-year rule was characterised by […]

Economy Sports

Ladies European Tour School finals: Georgia Oboh in race for top 25

Matches at the ongoing Ladies European Tour’s Lalla Aicha Tour School finals holding in Morocco are getting tougher as Nigeria’s Georgia Oboh is in contention to finish among the top 25 at the prestigious tournament. As Nigeria’s flagbearer, the Edo State-born golfer is at present competing against 114 of golfers across the world as battle […]