Averted Air Crash: Osun Govt Alleges Sabotage

The Osun State Government is alleging sabotage in the averted aircraft accident involving Governor Ademola Adeleke.  A statement from Governor Adeleke’s spokesman Olawale Rasheed claimed that the engine of the aircraft carrying his principal and some of the Osun leader’s aides was tampered with. “Contrary to the claim by the hanger owner that birds’ nests […]

Tinubu Appoints Okunola As Principal Secretary 

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Hakeem Okunola as his Principal Secretary, the presidency said Sunday. Okunola, until now, was Head of Civil Service of Lagos State with a statement from the presidency saying he will be bringing his wealth of experience to bear in discharging his duties. Hakeem Muri Okunola appointed Principal Secretary to President […]

Tobi Amusan Clinches Third Diamond League Trophy In A Row

Nigerian track queen Tobi Amusan has won the 100m hurdles at the Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon, US. The Sunday feat is her third consecutive Diamond League trophy. Amusan achieved this after finishing in 12.33 seconds to see off competition from Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quin in 12.38 seconds. US Kendra Harrison came third in the […]

UK Hikes Student Visa Fee

The government of the United Kingdom has announced an increase in the cost of student and tourist visas. In a statement published by the UK’s Home Office on Friday, the fee for a student visa has been increased from £127 to £490, while the cost of a visit visa for less than six months will […]

Lagos Postpones Planned Repairs On Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government has announced the postponement of the planned palliative works on the failed sections of the Third Mainland Bridge. The repairs was scheduled to go on for two consecutive Sundays, September 17 and 24, between 7 am to 7 pm on both days. According to a release signed by the Lagos State […]

Peter Obi to File Appeal At Supreme Court Next Week

The spokesperson of Peter Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council, Yunusa Tanko, has revealed that Peter Obi’s legal team may file an appeal at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Obi is also said to have no plan of changing members of his legal team. Tanko and the National Legal Adviser of LP, Kehinde Edun, revealed this to […]

I Won’t Resign! -Ondo Deputy Governor Insists

Lucky Aiyedatiwa, deputy governor of Ondo State, has said he would not resign from the government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, despite the cold war between him and his boss. Aiyedatiwa stated this in a press statement issued to dispel the rumour of his resignation. “I wish to state that I, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, the Deputy […]

Cardoso: What You Must Know About CBN Governor-Nominee

Following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s appointment of Olayemi Michael Cardoso as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday, DAILY POST has outlined the profile of the new apex bank’s boss. Cardoso replaced Folashodun Shonubi, who served in an acting capacity after the suspension of Godwin Emefiele on June 9. PROFILE Mr Cardoso, a native […]

President Tinubu Nominates New CBN Gov.

President Bola Tinubu has nominated Yemi Cardoso as the new governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He has also nominated four new deputy governors, namely Emem Nnana Usoro, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Philip Ikeazor and Bala M. Bello. This directive is in conformity with Section 8 (1) of the Central Bank of Nigeria Act, […]

Chicago State University Confirms Tinubu Graduated In 1979

The Chicago State University confirmed to American news network, CBS, that President Bola Tinubu graduated from the institution in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Administration. There has been controversy surrounding Tinubu’s academic record with the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, filing a lawsuit in the US to compel CSU officials […]

We’re Not for ‘Sale’, Taiwan Tells Elon Musk

Taiwan has told billionaire Elon Musk it is “not for sale” after he said the island was a part of China. “Listen up, Taiwan is not part of the PRC [People’s Republic of China] & certainly not for sale!,” foreign minister Joseph Wu said on Mr Musk’s X. At a business summit this week, Mr Musk […]

Nigeria’s Inflation Hits 25.80% 

Nigeria’s inflation has jumped to 25.80% for August 2023, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).  The latest figure is 1.72% points higher than the 24.08% reported in July, the Friday report added. “In August 2023, the headline inflation rate increased to 25.80% relative to the July […]

Jim Ovia to Pocket N2.5bn Zenith Bank Dividend

Nigeria’s banking powerhouse, Zenith Bank, has unveiled impressive financial results for the first half of 2023, featuring an astounding 161.85 percent surge in profits. This remarkable achievement has propelled Jim Ovia, one of Nigeria’s most prominent bankers, to receive an interim dividend of N2.54 billion ($3.24 million) from his stake in the bank. Jim Ovia, […]

Governor Sanwo-Olu Announces Adjustments in Cabinet

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made slight modifications to cabinet designations. This announcement came during the ongoing 2023 On-boarding retreat program for the State Executive Council and the body of Permanent Secretaries on Friday. The retreat had the theme “Navigating Government Excellence: Role of Leadership in Ensuring A Greater Lagos Rises”. The key cabinet […]

UNILAG Management Reduces School, Hostel Fees

There seems to be progress in ending the face-off between the management and students of the University of Lagos over the hike in their school and hostel fees. The university management, on Friday, shifted ground and agreed to a downward review of the charges. The decision comes after a meeting between the management and leadership […]

FULL LIST: Senior Lawyers Shortlisted for Rank Of SAN

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Thursday released the full list of senior lawyers shortlisted for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The shortlisted Applicants in the two categories are as follows: SHORTLISTED ADVOCATE APPLICANTS IN ORDER OF SENIORITY AT THE BAR 1 FELIX OTA OFFIA, ESQ SHORTLISTED ACADEMIC APPLICANTS IN ORDER OF SENIORITY […]

Ajulo, Falana’s Wife, Afe Babalola’s Daughter, Others Make SAN’s List

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer and others have been shortlisted among the senior lawyers that made the list to be considered for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). This is contained in the lists released by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) in Abuja on Thursday.Also on the 69-man shortlist include Funmi,  […]

Wike Not Just FCT Minister, But My Adviser – Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Thursday said that the former governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is not just the FCT Minister but his adviser. Tinubu stated this when he welcomed the high-powered 62-man delegation from Rivers state, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He told Rivers State stakeholders that he has heard their cries on infrastructure […]

US President’s Son Indicted On Gun Charges

US President Joe Biden’s son Hunter was indicted Thursday for illegally buying a gun when he was using drugs, casting a new shadow over his father’s campaign for reelection next year. Hunter Biden was charged with two counts of making false statements when claiming on forms required for the 2018 gun purchase that he was […]