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NAN Board appoints Mammaga as Acting MD

By Isaac Aregbesola Abuja, July 15, 2019 The Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has approved the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Mammaga as the Acting Managing Director and substantive Editor-In-Chief of the agency. A statement by the agency’s Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources Management, Mr …

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Taken For a Ride Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria by Owen Logan and Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Altered Images, Scotland: 2014, 105pp

  Michael Jimoh This book is a fraud at first glance. The title, Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria, warns any savvy reader who is old enough to know. The formerly slightly chubby, afro-haired prodigy of The Jacksons and then reborn twiggy, stringy-locked solo artiste was never in Nigeria all …

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 Nigerian Army redeploys Adeosun, Biu, top military officers in new massive postings

The Nigerian Army has just released the postings and appointments of its officers. The posting by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen TY Buratai is a routine exercise carried out to reinvigorate the system for greater professional efficiency. The highlight, according to a statement by Sagir Musa, Colonel, Acting Director …

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Sanwo-Olu appoints Tunji Bello, The Nation Editor, Omotosho 23 others Commissioners, Special Advisers

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has, on Sunday, transmitted a list of commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. This is in fulfilment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda in the state. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners …

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UNN unveils first five-seater electric car

It was excitement galore at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Monday, July 8, as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric automobile car. The car, Lion Ozumba 551, which was made with 80 percent locally-sourced materials, could undertake a 30-kilometer distance when fully charged. Vice …

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 85th birthday: Wole Soyinka Centre holds lecture; CDHR hails laureate’s struggle for Nigerian masses

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, July 13, 2019 The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Lagos State Branch, has commended Prof. Wole Soyinka on his struggle for the emancipation of the Nigerian masses. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commendation came as Soyinka, a Nobel Laureate, …

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