SPECIAL REPORT
The poor state of basic infrastructure in Ikoyi does not justify the outrageous cost of living or its reputation as the most expensive real estate on the continent. Successive Lagos State governments have shown little interest in transforming this famous suburb of the rich into a beautiful paradise truly befitting its prestige and status writes Demola Ojo
Gazing out of the full length window of the Da Vinci Bar at The George Hotel, I see a sparkling clean swimming pool within a well-manicured garden complete with coconut palms.
This boutique hotel prides itself as one of the go-to choices for visitors to Ikoyi … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: by Emmanuel Okogba

By Sam Eyoboka
“Even though the events of September 9, 2011 were localized to New York plus three other cities, and the July 2007 attacks on the United Kingdom restricted to London, the governments of the United States and Britain rightly interpreted these as acts of war against America and Britain, respectively. In the same vein, the Nigerian government should have recognized the continued acts of terrorism in the country as war against the sovereignty of the Nigerian State. Unfortunately, the Nigerian government has been in denial and the problem has continued to escalate….The consequences of Nigeria’s continued denial of the war declared against its … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Fikayo Olowolagba

Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemates on Saturday visited Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West.
The evicted BBNaija housemates including Gedoni, Jackye, KimOprah, Ella, Joe and Jeff visited Melaye at his Abuja residence on Saturday.

Melaye confirming their visit on his Twitter page wrote: “ Thank you evicted BBN crew for coming around today.”
DAILY POST recalls that the election of Melaye had been nullified by the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. 
The tribunal also ordered a fresh election in Kogi West Senatorial District.

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Evicted #bigbrothernaija #PepperDem housemates: #Nelson, #Gedoni, #Jackye #Enkay #Jeff and all others visit … >>> Read Full Story



Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara
The Zamfara Government says it will introduce Fulfulde language in its schools’ curriculum as it kick starts the construction of 300 hectare Ruga settlements during the week.
Gov. Bello Matawalle disclosed this in Gusau when he received the state’s Ruga settlement master plan from the project consultant.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had since announced the carving out of 100 hectares of land in each of the three senatorial districts of the state for the establishment of the pilot special modern Ruga settlement.
During the presentation of the Ruga settlement, the Emir of Mafara, Alhaji … >>> Read Full Story



Francis Sardauna in Katsina
Hundreds of residents, who were recently displaced by flood in Daura, the country home of President Muhammadu Buharu, yesterday claimed that the Federal and Katsina State Governments had abandoned them.
However, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) disputed the claims of the victims, noting that the state government had started enumerating all the residents affected by the disaster that brought down more than 300 houses in Daura and its environs.

Some of the victims expressed grave concern in separate interviews with THISDAY, saying six days after flood displaced several households, the federal and state governments had not responded to their plight.… >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: by Emmanuel Okogba

Nigeria’s D’ Tigers have lost their opening game of the FIBA World Cup. They fell to Russia  82-77 a in Group B match up at the Wuhan Arena.
Nigeria’s coach Alexander Nwora (L) speaks to Nigeria players during the Basketball World Cup Group B game between Russia and Nigeria in Wuhan, Hubei province, on August 31, 2019. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT
Despite catching up with the Russians at 58-58 in the third quarter and leading by eight points in the fourth, D’Tigers failed to find a cutting edge as they were punished by the Russians from turn overs. Point Guard Josh … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: John Owen Nwachukwu

A 92-year-old respected elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark has issued a strong warning to any group or region pushing against the Southeast producing the next President come 2023.
The former Federal Commissioner for Information said it would be dangerous to sideline the Igbo, adding that the amalgamation of South and Northern Nigeria, when it was made, was not made that one group of people either the North or the South should be superior to the other.

Clark, the National Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, pointed out that after President Muhammadu Buhari’s eight years in 2023, power should shift to the East.… >>> Read Full Story