Folashade Ogunrinde

2023: Emefiele withdraws suit seeking eligibility to contest presidential election

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has withdrawn his lawsuit seeking an order to run for president without resigning from the apex bank....

2023 Elections: APC fixes new date for screening of presidential aspirants

The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has announced a new date for the screening of its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections. This was made known by...

President promises to fight insecurity, says his government will not rest until peace is restored

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s GDP grows by 3.11% in Q1 2022

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 3.11% year-on-year in real terms in the first quarter of 2022, indicating the sixth consecutive quarter of positive...

WHO issues fresh COVID-19 alert, warns against relaxing efforts

The World Health Organisation, WHO has warned countries that COVID-19 is not over. The Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus, spoke...

Oil firms on tight supply as U.S. driving season looms

Oil prices gained on Monday with U.S. fuel demand, tight supply and a slightly weaker U.S. dollar supporting the market. Brent crude futures rose 97 cents to $113.52 a...

FAAN begins investigation into unidentified body discovered on Lagos airport runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has said an unidentified body has been discovered on runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport. In a statement signed by FAAN’s...

Buhari appoints Semiu Adeniran as new statistician-general

 President Muhammadu Buhar has approved the appointment of Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer...

Danish man gets death sentence over murder of Nigerian wife, daughter

A Lagos High Court on Friday has sentenced a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. The state government had,...

Deborah: Sokoto State Gov., Tambuwal lifts curfew

 The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has lifted with immediate effect the curfew earlier imposed to curtail the spread of violence in the state,...