Author: Adewale Adeyemi

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Independent marketers of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, plan a lockdown on their operations beginning Monday once the government starts enforcing the N195/litre pump price. The Punch newspaper gathered on Saturday that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria, Independent Petroleum […]

The Network of Civil Societies for Economic Sustainability (NCSES) has warned the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited of massive nationwide protests because of the lingering petrol scarcity. The organisation, in a letter, addressed to the Group Chief Executive Officer, NNPCL, Mele Kyari, noted that mass action was inevitable in the coming days if nothing […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the Green Chamber would have no option but to reconvene before the presidential and National Assembly elections on February 25 if the Central Bank of Nigeria failed to address the hardship Nigerians face due to its currency swap policy. Gbajabiamila noted that the House […]

As part of his long-term plans to develop long-distance running in Nigeria to a world-class standard, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare says the first National Cross Country championships to be organised by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will hold on February 18 in Jos, the capital of Plateau […]

Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems was among the guests invited to the annual Roc Nation pre-Grammy Brunch on Saturday. In a viral social media video, Tems, who dressed in a white gown, was seen conversing with Roc Nation founder Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé. The pre-Grammy brunch was held at a private […]

Regional heads of state have called for an immediate ceasefire by all parties in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tensions there have grown amid talk of war as Congo and neighbouring Rwanda trade allegations of backing armed rebels. The ceasefire call was issued in a communique at the end of the East […]

The founder of Royal Media group , owners of Royal FM , online news paper ( RoyalTimes ) and Royal TV Engineer Gbenga Adebayo  has joined Kwara residents in celebrating with the Kwara state governor, His Excellency Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on the occasion of his sixty third birthday. Adebayo in his message , prayed  God […]

A 25-year-old suspected informant to armed bandits in Niger State, identified as one Ibrahim Ali (Banana) has been arrested by Police attached to Gawu- Babangida Division of the state Police Command in his hideout at Gwalo village, via Paikoro Local Government Area of the State. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of […]

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof.  Emmanuel Osodeke, has said the establishment of universities with the wrong template for funding is one of the factors responsible for the falling standard of tertiary education in the country. He stated this while delivering a paper at the 14th Ralph Opara Memorial Lecture, tagged, […]

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has urged Nigerians to bear with the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over the redesigned naira notes. Speaking via his verified Twitter handle today, Peter Obi called for patience, saying he hopes the masses will harvest the gains that will come […]

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