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Top 10 airlines with the best in-flight dining

The history of in-flight dining is a journey that is closely linked to the evolution of aviation itself. In the
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How LIFE Africa is empowering widows for a sustainable future

…holds empowerment Program for widows in Epe, Lagos For Feyisara Adebanjo who became a widow 14 years ago, it’s been
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Damagun: Tension In Reps As PDP Lawmakers May Clash Over Confidence Vote

There is palpable tension in the House of Representatives as lawmakers of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are set to clash over a move to pass a vote of confidence on the party’s acting national chairman, Umar Iliya Damagun, amid clamour for his resignation over non-performance and negation of party’s zoning principle. A group […]


Serie A: Osimhen On Target As Frosinone Hold Napoli

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen was on target as Napoli were held to a 2-2 draw by Frosinone in Sunday’s Serie A game. The Nigerian international, who has made 20 appearances, has netted 13 goals and bagged three assists this ongoing season for Napoli. Politano opened the scoring with a fantastic finish, cutting inside from […]


Akpabio Meets South-South APC State Chairmen, Tasks Them On Party Unity

President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has charged the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-South geo-political zone of the country, to work harder so that the visibility of the party in the region will grow from one state to more states. Akpabio gave the charge while receiving in courtesy, APC State chairmen from […]


NEF and habitual histrionics, By Wole Olaoye

“We regret voting for Tinubu in 2023. We won’t repeat such a mistake again, say Northern Elders”. That was the banner headline carved out by the media from the latest intervention of the Northern Elders’ Forum, NEF, in Nigeria’s political space. I chuckled. It’s an old trick. Mother Fowl knows what to do when it […]
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Police Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers, Rescue Victim in Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu State Command’s Central Police Station have arrested two suspected kidnappers in Enugu State. The suspects are identified as Ejike Okorie and Christopher Kindness both of Ameke Ngwo Community, Enugu North Local Government Area of the state. LEADERSHIP learnt that angry mob had earlier intercepted the suspects before the police intervened. The […]


Bayern Suffer Another Injury Blow Ahead UCL Clash With Arsenal

France international Kingsley Coman has added to Bayern Munich’s injury woes ahead of the Champions League return leg against Arsenal. Bayern welcome the Gunners to the Allianz Arena next Wednesday with the scores level at 2-2 heading into the quarter-final second leg. The Bavarians are already without former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry, who suffered a […]


Yoruba group condemns attack on Oyo govt secreatariat

A Pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Ilana Omo Podia has condemned as well distanced itself from the attack launched at Oyo State House of Assembly by the suspected hoodlums masquerading as Yoruba Nation Agitators. The Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, apex body of the Yoruba self-determination group disowned the attackers of the Oyo State House Assembly and […]


VIDEO: Lagos seeks help in identifying woman assaulting baby in viral video

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has appraled to the public for assistance in identifying a woman captured in a viral video assaulting a baby for urinating on the floor. The agency condemned the act in a post it shared on its verified X handle @LSdsva on Saturday and urged the public to […]


VIDEO: Lagos seeks help in identifying woman assaulting baby in viral video

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has appraled to the public for assistance in identifying a woman captured in a viral video assaulting a baby for urinating on the floor. The agency condemned the act in a post it shared on its verified X handle @LSdsva on Saturday and urged the public to […]


APC chieftain decries N1,225 diesel price, seeks Tinubu’s intervention

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, on Sunday, called on President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the ongoing negotiation of diesel prices between the management of Dangote Refinery and marketers. Oyintiloye said the refinery’s pump price for diesel at N1,225 was high for a product coming from an indigenous […]


APC chieftain decries N1,225 diesel price, seeks Tinubu’s intervention

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, on Sunday, called on President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the ongoing negotiation of diesel prices between the management of Dangote Refinery and marketers. Oyintiloye said the refinery’s pump price for diesel at N1,225 was high for a product coming from an indigenous […]


Pope warns against ‘spiral of violence’ after Iran attack

Pope Francis on Sunday made a “pressing appeal” against a “spiral of violence” after Iran’s unprecedented missile and drone attack on Israel, warning of a potential regional conflagration. “I make a pressing appeal for an end to any action which could fuel a spiral of violence that risks dragging the Middle East into an even […]


Discontinue plans for new National ID, HURIWA tells Tinubu

The Human Rights Writers Association has urged President Bola Tinubu, to discontinue the plans for the issuance of a new National Identity Card, describing the planned exercise as a misuse of the commonwealth of Nigerians, and a scheme to rip Nigerians of public funds. The group also said the plan showed a lack of national […]


Discontinue plans for new National ID, HURIWA tells Tinubu

The Human Rights Writers Association has urged President Bola Tinubu, to discontinue the plans for the issuance of a new National Identity Card, describing the planned exercise as a misuse of the commonwealth of Nigerians, and a scheme to rip Nigerians of public funds. The group also said the plan showed a lack of national […]


AbdulRazaq governing Kwara State via WhatsApp messages – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, Kwara State branch, has accused Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of governing the state ‘via WhatsApp messages.’ The party also chided AbdulRazaq for neglecting the road projects in the state. The PDP, in a statement signed by its state Publicity Secretary, Olusegun Adewara, on Saturday, urged Abdulrazaq to explain his interest in the […]


APC chief calls for N100bn budget to end party’s reliance on elected officials

A former National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (North-West), Salihu Lukman, has disclosed that the Dr Abdullahi Ganduje-led National Working Committee of the party must work towards raising an annual budget of N100bn to operate at an optimal level and to avoid depending on elected officials for funding. Lukman also demanded that deliberate […]


Late MKO Abiola’s Wife Declares Secession From Nigeria (Watch Video)

A self acclaimed President of Yoruba Nation, Ms. Modupe Onitiri Abiola has announced secession from Nigeria. Modupe is one of the wives of the late MKO Abiola. Osun Defender recalls that “OminiraYoruba” group led by Ms Modupe Onitiri Abiola whose members and supporters allegedly invaded the Oyo State Government House on Saturday hoisted Yoruba Nation […]
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Late MKO Abiola’s Wife Declares Secession From Nigeria (Watch Video)

A self acclaimed President of Yoruba Nation, Ms. Modupe Onitiri Abiola has announced secession from Nigeria. Modupe is one of the wives of the late MKO Abiola. Osun Defender recalls that “OminiraYoruba” group led by Ms Modupe Onitiri Abiola whose members and supporters allegedly invaded the Oyo State Government House on Saturday hoisted Yoruba Nation […]
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Gombe CSO’s Leadership: We’re Not Divided – ANGO

Gombe CSO’s Leadership: We’re Not Divided – ANGO | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Gombe CSO’s Leadership: We’re Not Divided – ANGO Source: State Lagos – Independent


Late MKO Abiola’s Wife Declares Secession From Nigeria (Watch Video)

A self acclaimed President of Yoruba Nation, Ms. Modupe Onitiri Abiola has announced secession from Nigeria. Modupe is one of the wives of the late MKO Abiola. Osun Defender recalls that “OminiraYoruba” group led by Ms Modupe Onitiri Abiola whose members and supporters allegedly invaded the Oyo State Government House on Saturday hoisted Yoruba Nation […]
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Yoruba Nation: Adeleke Orders Tight Security At Govt House, Secretariat, Others

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has ordered tight security around government establishment in the state. The move followed the invasion of the State Government Secretariat in Oyo State by suspected Yoruba nation agitators. The Governor reiterated the need to be proactive in order to curb similar occurrences by suspected agitators in the state. A statement […]
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Yoruba Nation: Adeleke Orders Tight Security At Govt House, Secretariat, Others

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has ordered tight security around government establishment in the state. The move followed the invasion of the State Government Secretariat in Oyo State by suspected Yoruba nation agitators. The Governor reiterated the need to be proactive in order to curb similar occurrences by suspected agitators in the state. A statement […]
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Osun Cautions Youths Against Drug Abuse, Related Vices

Osun Cautions Youths Against Drug Abuse, Related Vices | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Osun Cautions Youths Against Drug Abuse, Related Vices Source: State Lagos – Independent


Grid Collapses: Expert Recommends Battery Service To Boost Nigeria’s Power Supply

Grid Collapses: Expert Recommends Battery Service To Boost Nigeria’s Power Supply | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Grid Collapses: Expert Recommends Battery Service To Boost Nigeria’s Power Supply Source: State Lagos – Independent


Nigerian Idol 2024: Simi, D’banj, Obi Asika dropped

In anticipation of the upcoming season of Nigerian Idol, fans are buzzing with excitement as renowned personalities step into the spotlight. The stage is set for a captivating journey as fresh faces join the esteemed panel of judges while familiar figures bid farewell. Obi Asika, Simi, and Dbanj, who have played integral roles in past […]


‘He Deserved That’ — Brentford Boss Hails Onyeka After Scoring First Premier League Goal

Brentford manager, Thomas Frank was full of praises for Frank Onyeka after the midfielder scored his first-ever Premier League goal for the club against Sheffield United on Saturday. It took Onyeka over three seasons to achieve the feat. The Nigeria international slotted the ball into the net on 93 minutes pouncing on a flick from […]


Power Minister visits Ibadan meter manufacturing factory

Chairman and Managing Director of Protogy Global Services, Ademola Agoro, recently played host to the Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, in his metre manufacturing factory in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.Agoro, who took the Minister and his entourage on a tour of various sections of the factory, disclosed that the company currently runs on […]


Nigerian Goalkeeper Okonkwo Helps Wrexham Gain Promotion To League One

Arthur Okonkwo was in goal as Wrexham thrashed Forest Green Rovers 6-0 to gain promotion to the English League One (third division) on Saturday with two round of fixtures left to play. It was Okonkwo’s 34th appearance for Wrexham in League Two this season. The 22-year-old joined Wrexham on loan from Arsenal in September 2023. […]


Yankassai, others advise Tinubu to promote inclusion

Some eminent Nigerians have called on President Bola Tinubu to prioritise inclusive governance to tackle the challenges facing the country. Tinubu succeeded Muhammadu Buhari whose eight years of administration were characterised by allegations of nepotism in the distribution of democratic dividends by political commentators and civil society organisations. Speaking with Sunday PUNCH in Abuja on […]


Yankassai, others advise Tinubu to promote inclusion

Some eminent Nigerians have called on President Bola Tinubu to prioritise inclusive governance to tackle the challenges facing the country. Tinubu succeeded Muhammadu Buhari whose eight years of administration were characterised by allegations of nepotism in the distribution of democratic dividends by political commentators and civil society organisations. Speaking with Sunday PUNCH in Abuja on […]


Labour submits N615,000 minimum wage demand in fresh proposal

Organised labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, has demanded N615,000 as the new minimum wage for workers in the country, Sunday PUNCH has learnt. An impeccable source, who is an executive of organised labour, who did not want to be named because he was not authorised to speak on the matter, […]


Labour submits N615,000 minimum wage demand in fresh proposal

Organised labour, comprising the Nigerian Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, has demanded N615,000 as the new minimum wage for workers in the country, Sunday PUNCH has learnt. An impeccable source, who is an executive of organised labour, who did not want to be named because he was not authorised to speak on the matter, […]


Disclose Nigeria’s loan agreements since 1999, SERAP urges Tinubu

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Bola Tinubu to disclose the agreements and spending details of loans obtained by the administrations of Nigeria’s past presidents since May 1999. SERAP urged Tinubu “to direct appropriate ministries, departments and agencies to provide our organisation with copies of the loan agreements obtained by the governments […]


Soludo Charges Nollywood To Embrace Safety Measures 

Soludo Charges Nollywood To Embrace Safety Measures  | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Soludo Charges Nollywood To Embrace Safety Measures  Source: State Lagos – Independent


Disclose Nigeria’s loan agreements since 1999, SERAP urges Tinubu

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Bola Tinubu to disclose the agreements and spending details of loans obtained by the administrations of Nigeria’s past presidents since May 1999. SERAP urged Tinubu “to direct appropriate ministries, departments and agencies to provide our organisation with copies of the loan agreements obtained by the governments […]


I can’t believe that after 10 years, we are still talking about Chibok girls in captivity — Aisha Yesufu

At the forefront of the move to secure the release of the abducted girls, was the BringBackOurGirls group. The group mounted a campaign to put pressure on relevant authorities to ensure release of the girls. Daily Trust in this interview, with co- founder of the BringBackOurGirls movement, Aisha Yesufu, sought to know the impact of […]


Onuh Was Principled, Decent, Soludo Mourns Ex-Abia Gov

Onuh Was Principled, Decent, Soludo Mourns Ex-Abia Gov | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Featured Onuh Was Principled, Decent, Soludo Mourns Ex-Abia Gov Source: State Lagos – Independent


US helped Israel down ‘nearly all’ Iran drones – Biden

President Joe Biden said Saturday that US forces helped take down “nearly all” the drones and missiles fired by Iran at Israel, adding that he had reaffirmed his “ironclad” support to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Biden added in a statement that he would convene his fellow leaders of the G7 group of wealthy nations on […]


Group Berates Basiru Over Comments On Aregbesola

The Osun Democrats for Democracy (ODD) has reacted to the statement made by the National Secretary of APC, Senator Ajibola that omitted Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s name from the names of former governors in the Osun APC because he has never “participated” in any election since 2022. In a press statement on Saturday signed by the […]
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Group Berates Basiru Over Comments On Aregbesola

The Osun Democrats for Democracy (ODD) has reacted to the statement made by the National Secretary of APC, Senator Ajibola that omitted Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s name from the names of former governors in the Osun APC because he has never “participated” in any election since 2022. In a press statement on Saturday signed by the […]
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Don’t Speak Ill Of Your Country, Sanwo-Olu Urges Nigerians

Don’t Speak Ill Of Your Country, Sanwo-Olu Urges Nigerians | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Don’t Speak Ill Of Your Country, Sanwo-Olu Urges Nigerians Source: State Lagos – Independent


Why Jnr Pope Refused To Wear Life Jacket – Movie Producer Narrates

Adanma Luke, the producer of the ill-fated movie that claimed the lives of actor, Pope Odonwodo, Junior Pope, and four others when their boat capsized on River Niger during the week, has disclosed how the late actor declined to use a life jacket. Luke who had been silent since the accident happened, in a series […]
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Why Jnr Pope Refused To Wear Life Jacket – Movie Producer Narrates

Adanma Luke, the producer of the ill-fated movie that claimed the lives of actor, Pope Odonwodo, Junior Pope, and four others when their boat capsized on River Niger during the week, has disclosed how the late actor declined to use a life jacket. Luke who had been silent since the accident happened, in a series […]
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Chibok Girls’ Decade In Captivity: CAN Expresses Solidarity With Families

Chibok Girls’ Decade In Captivity: CAN Expresses Solidarity With Families | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Chibok Girls’ Decade In Captivity: CAN Expresses Solidarity With Families Source: State Lagos – Independent


Edo 2024: Factional LP guber candidate, Idahosa calls for reconciliation

As the countdown to the Edo Governorship election billed for September 21 continues, the factional Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Dr Hilton Oduwa Idahosa, has called on the party members to be united and close ranks. Idahosa noted that if the current imbroglio in the party is not quickly resolved it would affect the electoral…
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Ask Bob for update-EFCC uses Bobrisky’s case to warn naira abusers

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has used Bobrisky’s case as an example to show what will happen to
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JAMB, Police warn candidates against fake 2024 UTME slip printing websites

As candidates gear up for the upcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) kicking off on April 19, the Joint Admissions
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Body of missing passenger recovered days after Third Mainland bridge accident

A grim discovery today offers a heartbreaking update on the Third Mainland Bridge accident that occurred on Wednesday. Lagos State
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Nigeria is a country with a population of over 200 million people, and a rich and diverse culture. It is also a country that faces many challenges, such as poverty, insecurity, corruption, and unemployment. In this blog post, we will look at some of the latest news in Nigeria and how they affect the lives of Nigerians.

One of the most pressing issues in Nigeria is the security situation, especially in the northern regions where bandits, terrorists, and kidnappers have been terrorizing the people. Recently, the Nigerian military suffered a major setback when 20 soldiers were killed in an ambush by bandits in Niger State. The soldiers were part of a joint operation to clear the bandits from the area. The military held a mass burial for the slain personnel on Thursday. This incident has raised questions about the effectiveness of the military and the government in tackling the security challenges.

Another issue that affects many Nigerians is the state of the economy, which has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the fall in oil prices. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.51% in the second quarter of 2021, compared to 5.01% in the first quarter. This shows a slowdown in economic activity and recovery. However, the bureau also reported that the unemployment rate fell to 4.1% in the second quarter, from 33.3% in the fourth quarter of 2020. This was due to a change in methodology that excluded some categories of workers from the labor force. Some analysts have criticized this change as an undercount of the true unemployment situation in Nigeria.

On a positive note, Nigeria has been making some progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are a set of global targets to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure peace and prosperity by 2030. The Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, has reaffirmed the government's determination to eradicate poverty in Nigeria in line with the SDGs. She also said that the government is partnering with universities and other institutions to provide skills acquisition and empowerment programs for youths and women.

These are some of the latest news in Nigeria that reflect the challenges and opportunities that Nigerians face every day. Nigeria is a country with great potential and resilience, but it also needs more support and cooperation from its leaders and citizens to overcome its problems and achieve its goals.