Ibadan most wanted criminal Ebila killed

The police in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have killed the leader of the ‘One million boys’ gang and most wanted criminal, Biola Ebila. Police spokesman Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the death of Ebila yesterday in Ibadan in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Fadeyi, however, said he did...



Lai Mohammed, CBN Gov Godwin Emefiele with Lagos Gov discussing issues relating to the National Theatre

Revamping national theatre will boost Lagos’ economy, says Sanwo-Olu

Forty-four years after its establishment, the Federal Government, on Sunday, handed over the National Arts Theatre in Lagos State to the private sector for a complete revamp and modernisation. The national heritage, sitting on an expansive land in Iganmu area of Lagos, became an eyesore, following years of facility deterioration...


Gov. Sanwo-Olu and others sign the N100bn bond

Lagos raises N100bn bond to finance infrastructure

Lagos State Government has opened a new chapter in its stride towards attaining self-sustenance in finance and governance. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, signed documents for the issuance of N100.33 billion bond, which the State raised from capital market to fund infrastructure and pressing capital projects. At a signing ceremony...



Bournemouth stun Leicesity

Bournemouth boost survival hopes with stunning win over Leicester

Bournemouth came from behind to thrash 10-man Leicester City and boost their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League. In a calamitous two minutes, the Foxes threw away a 1-0 lead as Junior Stanislas scored from the spot, Dominic Solanke put the hosts in front and Caglar Soyuncu was...
Wilfried Zaha received abusive messages on social media before Sunday's match at Aston Villa

Wilfried Zaha: West Midlands Police arrest boy, 12, over racist messages

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating racist messages sent to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha on social media. Zaha revealed he had received several abusive messages on social media before Sunday's trip to Aston Villa, a game they lost 2-0. His manager Roy Hodgson called the abuse "cowardly...







What APC needs to do to win the Lagos East Senatorial...

It is expected that INEC would announce the date for a fresh election to fill the vacant seat in the Senate owing to the shocking death of Senator Bayo Osinowo. The election will involve every registered political party willing to field a candidate for the election. This election will...
Stamp Duty

FIRS: Making stamp duty the new black gold, by Muhammad Nami

This matter of making the Stamp Duty (and by implication tax revenue) the next black gold has occupied my mind even long before I was appointed the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. I have thought that given the way the Nigerian economy has been experiencing some...