Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

Buhari set to visit Sambisa Forest

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship in Sambisa forest in Borno. David Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and Operations, Nigerian Army headquarters, disclosed this at a news conference on the championship ...

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We have received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers – FG

The ministry of finance says it has so far received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers, on cases bordering on embezzlement of government funds, looting of assets, contract inflation, among others. In a statement signed by Festus Akanbi, special adviser, media to Kemi ...

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Police rescue woman who attempts to jump into Lagoon

The Nigerian Police in Lagos State has rescued a woman named Taiwo Titilayo Momoh who attempted to jump into the Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge on Friday. This is coming five days after a medical doctor, Allwell Orji jumped into ...

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Nigeria climbs to 34th in FIFA Women’s World Rankings

Nigeria’s women have moved up one place on the monthly FIFA world rankings to 34, retaining their place as the top-ranked African side. The rankings released on Friday showed Nigeria as having amassed 1613 points to maintain their status as ...

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Chimamanda makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking. The Half of a Yellow Sun writer was ranked number 42 on the list with Chicago Cubs baseball team president Theo ...

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Transcorp Power Positively Impacts Host Community

On the 13th of March 2017, Transcorp Power Limited commissioned a 115MW gas turbine to much fanfare. This commissioning is one of three milestones the GENCO intends to achieve in order to increase the power plants total generating capacity to ...

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Federal character shouldn’t be an excuse for nepotism – Emir Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says federal character should be based on merit, and not be used as an excuse for nepotism. The revered monarch said this at the 10th memorial lecture of Kehinde Sofola, with the theme ‘The ...

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155 Nigerians return home from Libya

At least 155 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya barely two weeks after 171 returned home from the north African country. They were brought into Nigeria on Thursday aboard a chartered Nouvel Air aircraft with registration number TS-1NB. The News ...

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5 bodies recovered, hundreds feared dead as migrant boats sink off Libya

Five migrants were found dead in the sea off Libya on Thursday after the boats they were travelling in sank, likely carrying hundreds more to their deaths, an aid organisation said. Proactiva Open Arms, one of several groups operating in ...

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Naira appreciates further, sells for N390 to $1 at parallel market

The value of the dollar continued to diminish against the naira as the Nigerian currency was traded at N390 at the parallel market on Thursday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Naira had also appreciated against ...

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