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How we duped Lagos businesswoman –Conmen

How we duped Lagos businesswoman –Conmen

By Andrew Utulu –  Correspondent, Lagos   Three suspects, Usman Ibrahim, Ramoni Raji aka Yakubu Lawal, and Adekunle Thomas, are currently telling the police all they know about the swindling…

Enugu CID detains corpse of businessman murder by military man

Enugu CID detains corpse of businessman murder by military man

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The recklessness, brutality and abuse of force uniform, was once again displayed at Zik Avenue, Enugu, when a military man allegedly head butted…

Rain of endorsements as AVRS steps out

Rain of endorsements as AVRS steps out

Nigeria’s sole collective management organisation for cinematograph films, Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), held its maiden stakeholders’ forum on Thursday, February 20, 2015 at the Planet One Entertainment…

Rediscovering the goldmine in Lagos beaches

Rediscovering the goldmine in Lagos beaches

By Sam Anokam, Assistant Editor, and Oluikpe Nkasiobi, Senior Correspondent   Many countries of the world have created diverse sources of income by virtue of their natural resources, peculiar landmarks,…

Cultism: Pastor’s son others nabbed with guns

Cultism: Pastor’s son others nabbed with guns

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Timothy Obi wept profusely when Saturday Independent interviewed him at the premises of Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos. He said he,…

FG and the war on terror

FG and the war on terror

By Emmanuel Udom / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   In Nigeria, the military, Boko Haram war has entered the final stage. Troops detailed to crush terrorists, who for six years have held…

How fraudsters duped pastor of N4.5 million

How fraudsters duped pastor of N4.5 million

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   A four-man gang of fraudsters Chuks Anorebe, Adekunle Thomas, Thomas Bens and Yakubu Lawal real name Ramoni Raji have been busted by the the…

Education not only for money making, but social service – Prof. Ayo

Education not only for money making, but social service – Prof. Ayo

Professor Charles Ayo is the Vice Chancellor of the Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State. In this interview with journalists, he speaks on the aspirations of the management of the…

Poor govt attention to blame for Polytechnic teachers’ strike

Poor govt attention to blame  for Polytechnic teachers’ strike

President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP), Dr. Chibuzor Asomugha recently issued a notice that members should today resume the strike suspended last July. Correspondent, Oyeniran Apata…

Adeboye accepts Doctoral award from UNILAG

Adeboye accepts Doctoral award from UNILAG

Vice Chancellor University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahamon Bello has announced the conferment of the institution’s honorary doctoral degree of Science on the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church…

Bombings: Kwankwaso deplores 7,000 vigilant men to secure Kano schools

Bombings: Kwankwaso deplores 7,000 vigilant men to secure Kano schools

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja    Owing to insecurity in some northern states of the federation, where public schools have become target of bombings, no fewer than 7,000 young men…

Babcock varsity partners firm on e-learning

Babcock varsity partners firm on e-learning

Babcock University and Edutech Advanced Business Solutions, a private education technology company championing e-learning in Nigeria, have signed an agreement to deploy solutions for some of its programmes.. Speaking at…

Produce food for Nigerians, Jonathan urges agric varsity graduates

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Graduates of the University of Agriculture,Makurdi (UAM) have been admonished by President Goodluck Jonathan to maximise the knowledge and skills acquired from the institution…

FG may peg minimum teaching qualification at First Degree

FG may peg minimum teaching qualification at First Degree

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   As part of measures to raise the bar of education and the teaching profession in the country, plans are afoot by the Federal Government…

School donates to orphanage

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   As part of measures to extend love to the less privileged and the need for children to show compassion to people around them, Crusaders…

Groaning under the yoke of estimated billing

Groaning under the yoke of estimated billing

By Funmi Falobi / Senior Reporter, Lagos   Electricity consumers in different parts of the country have continued to suffer the issue of estimated and outrageous billing whereby the electricity companies…

NAFDAC’s quest for malaria-free Nigeria

NAFDAC’s quest for malaria-free Nigeria

By Hassan Zaggi  / Correspondent, Abuja   During a recent courtesy visit to the Director General of the National Agency for Foods, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Paul Orhii, the Cuban…

Addressing recurring farmers, herdsmen clashes

Addressing recurring farmers, herdsmen clashes

By Tor Vande-Acka Correspondent, Makurdi Last year, suspected Fulani herdsmen almost overran some parts of Benue state; but for the timely intervention of President Goodluck Jonathan who deployed soldiers to…

BSF: Uplifting the lives of orphans

BSF: Uplifting the lives of orphans

By Chinyere Abiaziem Reporter, Lagos Best Spring Foundation (BSF), a faith based non-governmental organisation (NGO) that caters and advocates for Orphans and vulnerable children recently hosted her partners’ to a…

How I became car snatcher

How I became car snatcher

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos   Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command have smashed a four-member gang, which specialises in  snatching vehicles at…

How Lagos businesswoman lost N10m to fraudsters

How Lagos businesswoman lost N10m to fraudsters

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Fortnight ago, a couple told the police how a gang of fraudsters defrauded them of over N10 million under the pretext that they were going…

Rivers: Allegations and counter-allegations

Rivers: Allegations and counter-allegations

By Daniel Abia / Snr Correspondent P/Harcourt   The general elections earlier slated for February 14 and 28 had since been postponed but the effect of such shift is already taking…

Politicians make us hungry –Printers

Politicians make us hungry –Printers

With the high tempo of political activities in Nigeria now, many would think that printers would be raking in millions from the posters, fliers and other publications of politicians, but…

Ijamido: A home where orphans find fulfilment

Ijamido: A home where orphans find fulfilment

By Chukwudi Nweje  -  Acting Features Editor   Orphanages are often associated with deprivation; a place where kids who have the ‘misfortune’ of losing one or both of their parents,…

Why military failed to create open varsity – Alkali

Why military failed to create open varsity – Alkali

By Oyeniran Apata - Correspondent, Lagos   Special Assistant to the President on Political Matters, Professor Rufa’I Ahmed Alkali said the Federal Government did not establish an open university while the…

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