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    FORMER Finance Minister Dr. Okonjo-Iweala and seven other candidates are contesting for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) top job. Other candidates are from Egypt, South Korea, Mexico, Moldova, Kenya, Mexico and Saudi Arabia that will vie for the top job...
Our Reporter   OSUN State Government has said it will ensure compliance with the total lockdown imposed on four local governments in Ijesaland. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Mrs. Abiodun Ige, spoke yesterday while moving round the affected councils...
  Access Bank Plc has commenced an exclusive discussion towards full acquisition of Cavmont Bank Limited, a Zambia-based financial institution. Access Bank is seeking to consummate the acquisition through its Zambian subsidiary, Access Bank Zambia Limited. In a regulatory filing yesterday at...
 Adamu Suleiman, Sokoto   NO fewer than 725 samples have been taken with 153 found to be tested positive for COVID-19 infection as at Wednesday in Sokoto State. Briefing reporters at the end of the weekly Executive Council meeting, Commissioner of Information...
 James Azania, Lokoja   KOGI State government on Wednesday swore in Justice Henry Olusiyi as the Chief Judge of the state. The swearing-in ceremony was held in Lokoja, the state capital, after Olusiyi took his oath of office. Governor Yahaya Bello led Deputy...
Another accident at the Ikorodu channel last weekend, again brought home the danger of condoning marine litters and may just be one major factor demarketing waterways transportation in Lagos State, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE   At the last count, six persons have...
  The Nigerian Model High School Old Students Association (NIMOSA) has expressed sadness over the death of one of its former teachers, Mr Olusegun Oladiran Ojo. The deceased, aged 55, until his death was Deputy Director, Lagos State Education District V. President...
  A new partnership between a firm, Leadspace, and the University of Arizona in the United States offers opportunity for Nigerians to study for programmes of the university remotely. Through the Global Campus partnership, students can earn bachelors and master’s degrees...
By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Renowned urban planner, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, has donated his collection of books to the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. The first professor of Geography in Nigeria and the first African to be President of the International...
Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja   FOREIGN Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has said Nigeria and its image abroad should not be judged by the actions of a very few criminals. Onyeama, who was the special guest on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum, said...
Eric Ikhilae, Abuja   A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja heard on Wednesday how audio and video recordings were made of the interactions between erstwhile Kaduna Central Senator Shehu Sani and a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, who accused Sani of...
By  Sanni Onogu, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the replacement and confirmation of two non-career Ambassadors-designate. The request was contained in a letter read during plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. The President...
 Sanni Onogu, Abuja   SENATORS on Wednesday paid glowing tributes to one of their own, the erstwhile Lagos East Senator Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo, who died on June 15, 2020. The Lagos senator, who was popularly called Pepperito, passed away shortly after the...
 Emma Elekwa, Onitsha   IN one minute, I will be free from the voices, from the pain, and from you,” wrote a woman, who wanted to take her life in Anambra State. Ifeoma Obiora wrote twice on her Facebook page, talking about...
 Bisi Oladele, and Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan   SOME suspects, including ritualists, have been arrested by the police for the serial killings in Akinyele area of Ibadan, The Nation has learnt. The Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Security, Mr Fatai Owoseni,...
Agency Reporter   THE Abia police command has arrested one Mrs Rose Uwaga for allegedly strangling her 83-year-old husband, Alhaji Isa Uwaga, in Umuahia, the state capital. Police spokesman Geoffrey Ogbonnaya confirmed the arrest of the woman, who was said to be...