Politics

YLI Convenes Political Leadership Summit

Young Leaders Initiative (YLI) will host its 2018 Youth Summit in the capital city of Abeokuta on Saturday 23rd June. According to a member of the organising team, Akanni Ola Balogun, “the Summit will serve as an avenue for many young leaders to learn more about political leadership and governance” YLI is a non-aligned coalition […]

Lifestyle

YACAP Sierra-Leone Concludes Consultative Meeting

The Youth and Children’s Advocacy Panel (YACAP) recently held its consultative meeting in Freetown. Deliberations focused on the successful organisation of forthcoming Sierra Leone’s National Youth Summit, under the auspices of the National Youth Commission. YACAP is the national youth body with District offices and Chapters across Sierra Leone. The Chairman of the consultative meeting, […]

Politics Technology

FG Inaugurates Advisory Group on Technology and Creativity

The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated the Advisory Group on Technology and Creativity in the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council. The event was presided over by His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria. Members are expected to work closely with Government and other relevant stakeholders to articulate support, implementation policies and initiatives that […]

Business

Shonubi appointed as Deputy Governor of Central Bank

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Mr Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), subject to Senate confirmation. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made this known in statement in Abuja on Friday. Shonubi replaces Adebayo Adelabu, who resigned […]

Entertainment

President Buhari honours more democracy heroes

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja approved the conferment of National Honours on three distinguished Nigerians who contributed immensely to the enthronement of democratic governance in the country. They are Rt. Honourable, Chief Agunwa Anekwe, former Speaker, House of Representatives in the Third Republic; Senator Iyorchia Ayu, former Senate President in the Third Republic; and […]

Sports

Patrick Vieira Appointed Nice manager

After 20 years away, former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, is returning to Ligue 1 to take the reins at Nice where he was unveiled as manager on Monday. “I’m very happy to return to France, which I left at the age of 19 or 20,” Vieira told a press conference. “Returning to Ligue […]