Over 18,000 Pilgrims airlifted for 2024 Hajj

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Over 18,000 Pilgrims airlifted for 2024 Hajj. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced that a total of 18,906 Nigerian pilgrims have been airlifted for the 2024/1445 Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. In an update provided on Saturday, the agency detailed that these pilgrims were transported via 45 flights over […]

MED-EL expands with new Lagos office

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi MED-EL expands with new Lagos office. World-leading hearing implant company, MED-EL, has opened a new office in Lagos, creating opportunities for better healthcare access for those with hearing impairments. With the new MED-EL office, patients needing cochlear implants can now access this essential service. At the opening ceremony, Stephanie Unterrieder, Business Development […]

Traditional Oath-Taking for Politicians

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Traditional Oath-Taking for Politicians. A Professor of Political Science at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Prof. Sunday Akindele, has suggested that traditional oath-taking for politicians upon assuming office could transform the country’s political landscape. Akindele believes this practice could instill greater integrity in the system. “An average African, particularly a Yoruba person, […]

Court orders forfeiture of Emefiele’s assets

By Akinsuroju Olubunmi Court orders forfeiture of Emefiele’s assets. The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered an interim forfeiture of $4,719,054, N830,875,611, and multiple properties linked to the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele. Justice Yellim Bogoro issued the order on Thursday, following an ex-parte application filed by Economic and Financial Crimes […]