Ighoho’s Home Invasion: Court Awards N20bn Against Malami, DSS

An Oyo  State High Court has awarded the sum of N20 billion as damages against the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami( SAN), and Department of State Services(DSS) in the suit filed by Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho. Justice Ladiran Akintola gave the order while delivering judgement in a N500 billion […]

The Spirit Led Me To Join APC -FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) he previously criticised is different from the present ruling party. On Thursday, Fani-Kayode was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari as a new member of the APC. Fani-Kayode was presented to Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja — present at the event was […]

‘I Was Dehydrated’ — EFCC Chairman

Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says he had a dizzy spell midway through his speech on Thursday. While giving my goodwill message during the programme organised by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), there was a sort of dizziness on me and I had to excuse myself from the […]

Dortmund and Debutants Tiraspol Get Champions League Wins

Jude Bellingham opened the scoring and set up Erling Haaland for the other as former winners Borussia Dortmund had a successful start into their latest Champions League campaign, 2-1 at Turkey’s Besiktas on Wednesday. Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel made a crucial early save against Michy Batshuayi before England teenager Bellingham fired into the far left […]

German President At Rome Meeting: Europe Is At A Crossroads

Speaking at a meeting of heads of state in Rome, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe at a crossroads in view of the current situation in the world. The European Union must show unity “more than ever” in the face of various crises and threats to democracy, Steinmeier said on Wednesday at the Arraiolos meeting […]

Nigeria To Partner Bitt Inc To Launch ‘eNaira’ Digital Currency

Nigeria will partner with Bitt Inc as a technical partner in its bid to launch its own cryptocurrency, the “eNaira”, the Central Bank said on Monday. The Central Bank announced plans to launch its own digital currency later this year after Nigeria barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies […]

LG Polls: Correcting Former Governor Akala by Prince Dotun Oyelade

It made quite an interesting reading the statement credited to former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala in the dailies regarding the Supreme Court Judgement which ordered the Oyo State Government to pay the accumulated arrears and salaries of the sacked Local Government Chairmen installed via a fluke and controversial election at the tail end of the immediate […]

Germany To Send 15,000 Vaccine Doses To Hard-hit Czech Republic

By Michael Heitmann and Birgit Zimmermann, dpa A total of 15,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses will be sent starting on Monday from Germany to the neighbouring Czech Republic, which is struggling with the highest infection rate in the entire European Union. The German states of Saxony, Bavaria and Thuringia have spearheaded the effort to help the Czech […]

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“WE MUST ACT WITH KNOWLEDGE, NOT FEAR” – OSINBAJO TELLS

• Advocates scaling-up of national projects • Says building 300,000 housing units in a year not too ambitious Rather than adopt a policy that prohibits cryptocurrency operations in the country, “we must act with knowledge and not fear” and develop a robust regulatory regime that is thoughtful and knowledge-based, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, […]

BCOS Staff Bags Fact-Checking Fellowship In Style

Ms Atinuke a member of staff of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo state was today, Feb 26,2021, honoured by the Nigeria’s independent fact-checking platform, Dubawa, as a fellow The fellowship wind down with an end of fellowship event and award dinner held at Ibeto Hotels, Abuja. Under the auspices of the Premium Times Centre for […]