Low Turnout As LG Elections Hold In Lagos, Ogun

  Many eligible voters failed to turn up as local government elections were held in Lagos and Ogun states on Saturday. According to some voters who spoke to Channels Television, a perceived lack of transparency and a growing trust deficit plaguing the conduct of elections in the country contributed to the widespread disinterest. The exercise … Continue reading Low Turnout As LG Elections Hold In Lagos, Ogun

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Passengers Cheat Death As Plane’s Tyre Bursts At Ilorin Airport

  Sixty-six passengers onboard an Air Peace aircraft narrowly escaped death as the plane’s tyre burst on landing at the Ilorin Airport in Kwara State. The incident happened on Friday while the B737-500 aircraft with registration number 5N-BQR was taxiing to the parking bay at the airport. The passengers are said to have disembarked safely. … Continue reading Passengers Cheat Death As Plane’s Tyre Bursts At Ilorin Airport

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Insecurity: Ortom Backs Kukah, Asks FG To Stop Intimidating Nigerians

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has backed the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah over his recent comments on insecurity.

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‘People Are Working behind The Scenes’: Sanwo-Olu On Igboho

  Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said certain people are working behind the scenes after Yoruba Nation campaigner Sunday Igboho was arrested in the Republic of Benin. The Governor made the comment after casting his vote at the Lagos local government elections in Ikoyi. He was responding to a question about the apparent … Continue reading ‘People Are Working behind The Scenes’: Sanwo-Olu On Igboho

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Tokyo Olympics Medal Table: Every Country’s Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals

  China claimed three gold medals on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday and cyclist Richard Carapaz became just the second competitor in Ecuador’s history to top the podium, with victory in the road race. Nigeria’s first two participants, Olufunke Oshonaike (Table tennis) and Esther Toko (Rowing) lost out in their events … Continue reading Tokyo Olympics Medal Table: Every Country’s Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals

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Coronavirus Forces Four Athletes Out Of Tokyo Olympics

    Four competitors including a shooting world number one saw their Tokyo Olympic dreams dashed on Wednesday after testing positive for the coronavirus. British shooter Amber Hill, top-ranked in the women’s skeet, was forced to pull out before she departed for Japan after testing positive. “After five years of training and preparation, I’m absolutely … Continue reading Coronavirus Forces Four Athletes Out Of Tokyo Olympics

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LG Polls: Ogun Governor Commends Electorates For Peaceful Conduct

 Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has commended electorates and officials of the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) for the peaceful conduct of local government elections in the state. The governor made the comment on Saturday after voting at Itaosanyin Ward 3, in Iperu, Ikenne Local Government Area of the state. “I commend the … Continue reading LG Polls: Ogun Governor Commends Electorates For Peaceful Conduct

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Colombia Authorizes Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers

    Colombia gave the green light Friday to export dried cannabis flowers for use in medical products in addition to allowing manufacturers to produce goods such as textiles or food containing the plant. In a bold embrace of a booming global market, President Ivan Duque signed a decree ending “the ban on the export … Continue reading Colombia Authorizes Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers

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Lagos Poll: This Is The Time For Electorates To Express Themselves Freely – Gov Sanwo-Olu

  Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has called on electorates to seize the election period to express themselves freely. The governor said this on Saturday while addressing journalists at the Polling Unit 019 Ward 08, Ikoyi II, where he cast his vote during the Local Government/Council Areas election on Saturday. “As electorates, this is about … Continue reading Lagos Poll: This Is The Time For Electorates To Express Themselves Freely – Gov Sanwo-Olu

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US Celebrity Chefs To Pay $600,000 Settlement Over Sexual Harassment

    US celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich agreed to pay $600,000 in a settlement to 20 former employees over sexual harassment allegations, the New York Attorney General said Friday. A four-year investigation launched after accusations of sexual harassment were leveled against Batali concluded that “more than 20 employees were subjected to a … Continue reading US Celebrity Chefs To Pay $600,000 Settlement Over Sexual Harassment

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