Sunday Igboho's lawyers are optimistic that he will get a response on his asylum application this week

LAWYERS representing Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo are optimistic that their client will be released from jail this week as they should get a response to the asylum application he has made.



Viera looks to take Nigerian winger Ademola Lookman to Palace on season-long loan

ENGLISH Premier League side Crystal Palace are looking to sign Nigerian striker Ademola Lookman on a season-long loan as part of manager Patrick Vieira's ongoing programme to significantly strengthen his squad ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.



I hope President Buhari promised other leaders at the London summit that if the world invested in Nigerian education they would see this level of productivity within the next five years

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] 10m tonnes of steel

[2] 20m pre-paid electricity metres

[3] 5m electricity transformers

[4] 20m mobile phone handsets

[5] 2m automobiles must be assembled locally

[6] 10m flatscreen TV sets

[7] 10m tonnes of maize

[8] 5m tonnes of sugar

[9] 10 tonnes of rice

[10] 50m pairs of footwear

[11] 1,000 railway carriages

[12] 20bn kg of milk

[13] 2m tonnes of beef


Let us bounce back from the disaster of the Tokyo Olympics and try and console ourselves by building a vibrant sports industry economy

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Nothing cures boredom like the beautiful game called football with its creativity. Football was actually the only thing the Taliban could not ban in Afghanistan. I do not know of one thing that unites humanity like football. Nigeria needs to cash in on it


Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife to travel abroad for medical check-up following their acquittal

ISLAMIC Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeena are planning to embark on a foreign medical trip following their recent acquittal and release by a Kaduna high court after six year in detention.



Blessing Okagbare's Olympic dream ends after shock revelation that she failed dope test

NIGERIA'S greatest Olympic medal hope Blessing Okagbare has been suspended from further participation on the games after failing a dope test this morning when she tested positive for using a human growth hormone.



I hope President Buhari is exploiting Nigeria's clout at the London summit to sell the country as a tourist destination in exchange for him eliminating insecurity

Ayo Akinfe

[1] As we enter August, the height of the summer period when tourism is at its peak, Nigeria needs to start thinking tourism. Due to Covid-19, many traditional tourist destinations cannot be visited, so we should be using it as an opportunity to fill that vacuum. President Buhari should be offering to eliminate Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen, bandits, kidnappers, etc bu 2022 in exchange for the rest of the world adopting Nigeria as a major tourist destination


Federal government concedes that it needs $2.3trn to fund its infrastructural deficit

NIGERIA'S federal government has conceded that it needs to find a sum total of $2.3trn to fund its national integrated infrastructural masterplan if it wants to bring public facilities up to scratch.



Nigeria confident more Tucano aircraft will be delivered despite US concerns over Buhari's human rights record

NIGERIAN government officials are confident that the US will deliver the remaining six Super Tucano military aircraft and other hardware it ordered despite President Joe Biden being under pressure to halt arms sales over the Buhari administration's human rights record.



Igboho's lawyers step up legal activity as Benin Republic feels the heat of Nigerian pressure

LAWYERS representing Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo have stepped up legal activity in Cotonou amid signs that the Republic of Benin may bow to incessant Nigerian pressure and extradite their client.




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