Appointment: MTN Appoints Ralph Mupita as New Group CEO

Mr Mupita will take over from Mr Rob Shuter on September 1, 2020. MTN Group Limited has appointed Ralph Mupita as Chief Executive Officer, to pilot the company’s operations in Africa. This is in line with the company’s policy of appointing internal candidates. According to a statement by the company, as seen by Nairametrics, Mupita […]


Special Adviser to Kwara Governor on Health Matters Resigns

Special Adviser to Kwara State governor, Mallam Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, on Health Matters, Professor Wale Suleiman, has resigned his appointment from the government.Governor AbdulRazaq has also announced his replacement and named retired Brigadier-General Saliu Tunde Bello, one-time Colonel General Staff for the Nigerian contingent in the Liberian war and former military Governor, as his Special Adviser […]


Army School of Public Relations Visits NTA 2 Network Centre

1. Students of the Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information today, Wednesday 19 day August 2020 visited the Nigerian Television Authority Channels 2 Lagos Network Center (NTA2). The visit was a media tour for YOC 9/20, X1 News Reporting and A2 Photography courses. 2. The event was led by the Ag Comdt Col […]


It’s Against African Culture to Kneel While Proposing to a Woman – Kanayo

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has weighed in on the ongoing conversation regarding the common practice of bending the knee while proposing marriage to a woman. Recall that another Nollywood veteran, Pete Edochie had earlier criticized the practice, holding that it goes against African traditional norms. Expressing his view in an Instagram live post […]


President Keita Resigns, Parliament Dissolved in Mali Coup D’etat

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resigned. He announced this in a televised address on Tuesday, as the coup in Mali unravelled. He also dissolved the parliament and the government headed by Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. The turn of events followed a mutiny on Tuesday by soldiers, who later arrested him and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, […]


EFCC Acknowleges Some of its Officials are Corrupt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has admitted that some of its officials are corrupt. EFCC zonal head in Lagos State, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said officials of the commission caught involved in corrupt practices were prosecuted. Bawa stated this while responding to questions on TVC, on Wednesday. He also urged Nigerians to help identify corrupt […]


Police Confirm Death of Foreigner Abducted in Niger State

The Police Command in Niger State has confirmed the killing of a foreign national by suspected bandits. The unnamed victim was abducted together with a Nigerian between Yankila and Regina villages in Rafi Local Government Area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the command had earlier confirmed their abduction. Adamu […]


Police Arrest 4 Suspects for the Kidnapping of Syrian National in Lagos

Four suspects allegedly involved in the Kidnap of a Syrian national, Lungyn Camal, at Eko Atlantic, in Victoria Island, has been arrested by operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Lagos State Police Command. The suspects, Ayeni John, 45, Tijani Gafari, 38, Ojonla Oyetakin, 30, and Paul Orimisan,38, were alleged to have been responsible for many high […]


An Abuja Mobile Court Convicts 24 and Seals off 3 Public Bar for Violating Regulation About COVID-19

The FCT Mobile Court has convicted 24 persons and sealed off three beer parlours for violating COVID-19 regulations 2020. The regulations were made by Presidential Order, pursuant to Section 4 of the Quarantine Act, Cap. 02, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. Idayat Akanni, the trial Magistrate, awarded ₦2,000 fine each to the 24 […]


Nigerian Government Finally Approves Resumption of International Flight

The Federal Government has approved the resumption of international flights with effect from August 29, 2020. The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made this known in a tweet via his official Twitter handle on Monday. He said: “Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the 29th of August, 2020. “Beginning with Lagos […]