Leicester miss out on permanent of Ademola Lookman as he signs for Italian side Atalanta

SUPER Eagles winger Ademola Lookman will not be making a permanent transfer to English Premier League side Leicester City after Italian Serie A club Atalanta concluded a deal to sign him for the forthcoming 2022/23 season.

 

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10-point plan to get Nigerian maize to replace Russian wheat on the global grains market 

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] A lot has been written about Western sanctions against Russia but a lot of it is hot air. As we speak, Russia is on course to produce about 90bn tonnes of wheat this year and export revenue looks set to top $8.8bn

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If Nigerians are serious about change they should make waging a war against extravagance and ostentation the first criteria for determining who to vote for next year

Ayo Akinfe

[1] My people are yet to smell the coffee but the fundamental problem with Nigeria is that we consume more than we produce. We are not productive enough to sustain the lifestyles we live, so have no choice but to be a little more modest. Cutting back on out opulence is a must or we will simply perish

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Lai Mohammed asks Google to shut down all the Ipob YouTube channels on its platform

NIGERIA'S federal government has written to Internet company Google asking it to shut down all the YouTube channels on its platform belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) because it is an illegal organisation.

 

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Ekweremadu to remain in detention until at least October 31 with main trial to start next May

FORMER deputy senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu has been remanded in custody until October 31 by London's  Central Criminal Court known as the Old Bailey after he appeared today in his ongoing organ harvesting case.

 

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PDP to appoint director-general of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation from the southwest

NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned the position of the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation to the southwest geo-political zone ahead of next year's presidential elections.

 

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APC youth leader in Osun State accuses Aregbesola of working against Tinubu's ambition

INTERIOR minister Rauf Aregbesola has been accused by the youth wing of All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Osun State of working against the party's presidential candidate in next year's elections Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

 

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Arsenal sends Nigeria-eligible striker Folarin Balogun out on loan to French side Reims

ENGLISH Premier League giants Arsenal have sent Nigeria-eligible striker Folarin Balogun out on a season-long loan to French Le Championet side Stade de Reims for the duration of the 2002/03 campaign.

 

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This Russia/Ukraine war could provide Nigeria with not only a new source of income but also help resolve all her internal power generation problems 

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Last month, a European Union delegation visited Abuja and said they want Nigeria to replace Russia as their main gas supplier. We should have gone to that meeting equipped with a programme of action that involved building pipelines, signing long term supply contracts and a masterplan that would guarantee at least $50bn generated in income annually 

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Nigerian Muyiwa Oki elected as president of the Royal Institute of British Architects

NIGERIAN Muyiwa Oki has been elected as the new president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) in a sweeping victory that saw him voted in as the candidate representing architectural workers and the profession's grassroots.

 

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