Author: Ajayi Peter

Sixteen governors have expressed their support for establishing state police forces and have taken the initiative to present detailed reports concerning this matter to the Federal Government. The report was gathered among other documentation received by the Vice President, Kashim Shettima who chaired the meeting at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, during the 140th NEC meeting on Thursday, March 21. The governors also suggested amendments to the constitution to permit the establishment of state police. This development follows weeks after both the Federal and state governments, on February 16, 2024, agreed to formulate strategies to establish state police in response…

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Fenerbahce’s Bright Osayi-Samuel, a defender for both the club and the Super Eagles, may face a significant suspension for allegedly assaulting a Trabzonspor fan over the weekend. Osayi-Samuel represents Fenerbahce Spor Kulübü, a Turkish professional football club situated in Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey. Article 44 of the Turkish football regulations grants the disciplinary committee the authority to impose defender suspensions ranging from weeks to a year, depending on the circumstances. After the match, Fernerbache’s players gathered on the pitch to celebrate their victory when a single fan of Trabzonspor made his way to the pitch with his face masked to provoke…

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Zenith Bank Plc has announced Dr. Adaora Umeoji as the bank’s new Group Managing Director/CEO. Umeoji becomes the first female to hold this position in the bank’s history. Adaora Umeoji’s nomination is pending clearance from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), If approved, she will succeed Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu when his five-year term ends on May 31, 2024, with her appointment effective from June 1, 2024. Dame (Dr.) Adaora Umeoji’s appointment as the bank’s first female GMD/CEO reflects its tradition of executive transition, succession planning, and internal leadership development. Yet, she boasts almost three decades of pertinent banking experience, with…

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The Federal Government will today, Wednesday, March 20, engage in discussions with the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) today regarding the ongoing strike. Muhammed Ibrahim, the National President of SSANU made this known on Monday, March 19. “They invited us for a meeting tomorrow (Wednesday),” he revealed. Daily Insider earlier reported that; SSANU has on March 4, 2024, to close down Universities within seven days According to the report, the President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, has announced the closedown of universities across the…

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After the heartbreaking loss of at least 16 soldiers and officers of the Nigerian Army in the Okuoma community, Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwori paid a visit to President Bola Tinubu at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on Tuesday. A minimum of 16 Nigerian soldiers lost their lives during a peacekeeping mission aimed at suppressing tensions between the Okuama and Okoloba communities in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. A Commanding Officer, along with two Majors, one Captain, 12 soldiers, and one civilian, tragically lost their lives in the ambush on Thursday, March 14, 2024. Oborevwori briefed…

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Engineer Aderemi Oseni, the House of Representatives member representing Ibarapa East/Ido Federal Constituency in Oyo State has on Monday, March 18, initiated N120 Million worth of construction equipment to boost grassroots development and food security. Oseni noted that the critical poor condition of roads in his area forced him to buy the equipment. Other equipment includes; a grader and payloader to ensure smooth transportation of people, goods, and services. Oseni assures the people after the inauguration of the equipment which took place at Ibarapa East/Ido secretariat, Ologuneru, Ibadan, that the commencement of the rehabilitation of 80 roads as part of…

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The top 100 universities in Africa, as ranked by EduRank 2024, are determined based on their research outputs, non-academic prestige, and alumni influence. The rankings are derived from an analysis of 24.5 million citations garnered by 2.16 million academic publications across 1,104 African universities, alongside the prominence of 3,700 distinguished alumni and utilizing the most extensive reference database accessible. Many Nigerian universities have made the Top 100 of the ranking updated on February 29, 2024. Below is the list:

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Command, brought allegations on March 17, 2024, of Olukeye Olalekan, for child pornography, impersonation, and sextortion totaling N721,500.00. The accused faces charges against the individual involving multiple offenses, including the transmission of child pornography, fraudulent impersonation, and sextortion, amounting to a sum of Seven Hundred and Twenty-One Thousand, Five Hundred Naira only. The first count states: “That you, Olukeye Adedayo Olalekan (a.k.a hrm87, Charlotte 708 and harlilott_ 716) on or about the 13th February, 2.023 in Lagos within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court intentionally used the Instagram virtual network to create…

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Nigerian Army troops in Kaduna’s 1 Division have stopped a kidnapping by terrorists, saving hostages in Tantatu, Kajuru LGA. The soldiers rescued the individuals while preventing a terrorist kidnapping in the area. On Sunday night, the troops were acting on intelligence when they pursued the insurgents who had kidnapped several individuals in the village. “Acting on actionable intelligence, the troops promptly chased after the insurgents, who had previously attacked the community and taken several villagers hostage, on March 17, 2024, at around 10:30 pm,” the statement said. According to the statement, On arriving at the scene of the incident, the…

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Nike, the renowned fashion powerhouse, has revealed the latest jerseys for the Super Eagles’ 2024–2025 football season. Super Eagles are set to rock the new jersey for the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. On Monday, Nike’s Instagram page shared a post featuring a launch video of the new jerseys. The post reads; “Featuring ????????????-???????????? ???????????? innovation, each kit is engineered for the needs of the modern footballer, from kick-off to the final whistle.” “The ???????????????? ???????????????????????????????? ???????????????? ???????????????? disrupt convention with bold twists on icons.” The white home jersey is decorated with green hoops at the ends of the sleeves and…

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