Former Chief of General Staff under General Sani Abacha regime, Lt. General Oladipo Diya has died at 78. The news was announced in a statement issued by Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya on behalf of the family. According to the statement, the late military leader died in the early hours of Sunday. The statement read: “On behalf of the entire Diya family home and abroad; We announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Husband,Father, Grandfather,brother, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni. “Our…Read More
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Bode George, others declare ‘O to ge’ in Lagos, canvass support for Rhodes-Vivour
A group of eminent citizens of Lagos State under the auspices of Omo Eko Pataki, on Thursday endorsed the candidature of the Labour Party Governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes- Vivour, as the candidate to vote for in the Governorship election on Saturday. Membership of the group include Chief Bode George, General Tajudeen Olanrewaju (rtd), Dr. Aderemi Akintoye, Senator Kofoworola Bucknor- Akerele, Chief Olabode Oladeinde, Dr. Layi Ogunbambi and others. Moving the motion for the adoption of Rhodes-Vivour, Dr.Ogunbambi said by supporting the Labour Party candidate, the indigenes of the State will…Read More
Nigeria: Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour: I’ve Had Mentors, Not Godfathers
The Labour Party gubanitarial candidate, Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has disclosed that his ambition to occupy the state governorship seat is not backed by any godfather as claimed by the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor. Rhodes-Vivour revealed this on Thursday morning on Arise News. Jandor was quoted to have said on Tuesday that Rhodes-Vivour was being endorsed by godfathers such as the PDP chieftain, Chief Bode George. “I fought against godfatherism in the APC, Lagos. My refusal in recognising (Chief) Bode…Read More
Nigeria: Why 2023 election is the worst in Nigeria’s history — say’s Peter Obi
The 2023 presidential election, according to Peter Obi, is the worst in Nigeria’s recent history and a setback in the democratic process. This was the Labour Party (LP) flag-bearer’s submission when he was featured on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday. His words; “We have seen probably what I consider the worst election in our recent history because of the Electoral law [Act] of 2022 which gave so much hope and the huge expenditure we put into technology. “Do you know what it means to spend over $1bn? So, there…Read More
The Nigeria Labour Party National Chairman Inaugurate’s first diaspora NLP- UK Chapter and Executives.
The Labour Party National Chairman, Hon. Barr. Julius Abure inaugurated the first diaspora Nigeria Labour Party United Kingdom and Executives as the party has also begun a membership registration. The Nigeria Labour Party UK will be headed by Chief Matthew Daniel as the Party Chairman followed by his deputy, Mayor Olalekan Ajibola who is the Co-Founder/CEO FancyTV Channel UK. By Colin Martins. The Nigeria Labour Party- UK has five zonal officers overseeing each of Nigeria’s diaspora political zones and a regional coordinator for each of the 36 states. The meeting…Read More
The Nigeria Labour Party National Chairman inaugurate’s first diaspora NLP- UK Chapter and Executives.
The Labour Party National Chairman, Hon. Barr. Julius Abure inaugurated the first diaspora Nigeria Labour Party United Kingdom and Executives as the party has also begun a membership registration. The Nigeria Labour Party UK will be headed by Chief Matthew Daniel as the Party Chairman followed by his deputy, Mayor Olalekan Ajibola who is the Co-Founder/CEO FancyTV Channel UK. Other members of the Executives of the NLP-UK are: By Colin Martins. The Nigeria Labour Party- UK has five zonal officers overseeing each of Nigeria’s diaspora political zones and…Read More
Private sector receives N1.18trn new loans in Q1 2022
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said, bank credit to the private sector rose to N36.37 trillion as of March 2022, representing N1.18 trillion net new loans to the real sector in the first quarter of the year. The banking sector has been encouraged by the CBN to continue to inject funds into the real sector of the economy in order to promote growth and ensure recovery from the recession witnessed during the covid-19 lockdown in 2020. The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank during the 284th MPC…Read More
Tinubu Returns to Nigeria, Receives N100million APC Nomination Form.
The National Leaders of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has returned to Nigeria after three days in Saudi Arabia for Umrah (lesser hajj). Tinubu on Saturday was seen posing with the N100milion nomination and expression of interest forms of the ruling party bought for him to pursue the 2023 presidential contest, which he described as his “lifelong ambition”. Tinubu arrived last night after completing his lesser hajj in Mecca. On Saturday, he showed his nomination form, which had been picked up by his supporters’ group, led by James Faleke, a…Read More
India announce 3,688 new Covid-19 infections, 50 fatalities
India saw a single day rise of 3,688 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,30,75,864, while the active cases increased to 18,684, the government said on Saturday. According to the Union Health Ministry data updated at 8 am, the death toll rose to 5,23,803 with 50 more fatalities. The active cases constituted 0.04 percent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 percent, the health ministry said. An increase of 883 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload…Read More
EPRA, LEADERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURIAL AWARDS NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN.
After four successful years, the Annual EPRA, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards is back and we are excited to open nominations into 13 categories. Nominations will remain open until Friday 24th June 2022 All shortlisted individuals will then be invited to the Awards Dinner & Ceremony on Friday 23rd September 2022. Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards is set to be bigger and better than ever. The evening is set out to celebrate outstanding leaders and remarkable organisations which have shown exemplary leadership core values, norms, characteristics and continuing commitment to leadership excellence….Read More