Leicester City offer Nigerian-born goalkeeper Chituru Odunze new contract to retain him

LEICESTER City have offered Nigerian-born teenage goalkeeper Chituru Odunze a new long-term contract ahead of the expiration of his current deal which expires on June 30 in the hope of getting him to commit his long-term future to the club.



Is there anything stopping civil society groups from coming together and drawing up a developmental blueprint which we can then mandate all presidential candidates to sign in the run-up to 2023?

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Now that the presidential primaries are over, I think it is time to discuss this matter of economic growth. Nigeria is forecast to have a mere 2% gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate over the coming years, which is wholly inadequate


Ondo State high courts sentences three men to death for killing Afenifere leader Pa Fasoranti's daughter

THREE men have been sentenced to death by hanging or firing squad by an Ondo State High Court after they were found guilty of the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunri the daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti three years ago.



UK Home Office offers £1m to NDLEA with promise of further funding over the next three years

BRITAIN has agreed to provide £1m worth of funding support to Nigeria's National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in 2022 with additional funding over the next three years as part of a programme to assist the body in its fight against narcotics.



Afenifere leader says Owo attack would have been averted if Amotekun were armed

AFENIFERE leader Chief Ayo Adebanjo has called for members of the Amotekun Security Corps to be well armed ion the future pointing that it they were, the recent Owo massacre in which about 40 people were slaughtered in a church would have been averted.



Inec gives parties up until June 17 to submit the names of their candidates and running mates

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has given all of the country's 18 registered political parties eight days to submit the names of their running mates following the recent conclusion of the presidential primaries.



Osimhen closes in on Kanu and Okocha's scoring record as Super Eagles labour to beat lowly Sierra Leone

SUPER Eagles striker Victor Osimhen is closing in on the scoring tally of the likes of Nwankwo Kanu and Austin Okocha after scoring his 11th international goal yesterday in Nigeria's laboured 2-1 victory over the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.



Whoever becomes president must react to the Owo massacre by passing a law that ensures security votes are paid directly to police commissioners

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] Across Nigeria today, insecurity is a booming industry in which private armies of robbers, kidnappers, terrorists, hoodlums, etc, have taken over the country. So lucrative is this trade that it is the fastest growing sector of the economy


London Stock Exchange honours Nigeria's Ambrose Orjiako the founder of Seplat Energy

NIGERIA'S Seplat Energy and its founding chairman Dr Ambrose Orjiako has been highly praised by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this week for its role in trying to drive the Nigerian clean energy market.



Nigeria's motorcycle imports soar by 22% during the first quarter of 2022 according to NBS

NIGERIA'S spending on motorcycle imports ballooned by 22% during the first quarter of 2022 compared with the last three months of 2021 as a total of N74.6bn ($180m) was spent on purchases up from N61.25bn the previous quarter.




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