98 lawyers shortlisted for SAN title

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, has shortlisted a total of 98 lawyers to be considered for the conferment of the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Among the names are the All Progressive Congress, National Legal Adviser, Prof Abdulkarim Kana (Life Bencher), former Nigeria Bar Association, national officials, Monday Ubani, Kunle Edun and Dr […]

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Argentina begin Copa title defence with 2-0 win over Canada

World champions Argentina opened their bid for back-to-back Copa America titles with a 2-0 win over Canada in front of a crowd of 70,564 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Thursday. Julian Alvarez put Argentina ahead in the 49th minute but a combination of inspired goalkeeping from Canada’s Max Crepeau and Lionel Messi’s surprising lack of precision […]

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Coastal highway will boost 30 million businesses — Tinubu

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, has said the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway will give 30 million people improved access to production and marketing centres. Tinubu disclosed this in his remarks on Sunday in Lagos during the flag-off of the 700km Lagos-Calabar highway project and several others to commemorate his first year […]

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Kano mosque explosion death toll rises to 11

The Kano State Police Command, on Thursday, said 11 persons have died following Wednesday’s bombing incident at a mosque in Gadan Village, Gezawa Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesman in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed this to our correspondent. Haruna said three more of the victims died on Wednesday, raising the figure to […]

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Pacers thrash Knicks to level NBA playoff series

The defending champion Denver Nuggets outgunned the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-107 to level their NBA playoff series on Sunday as the Indiana Pacers pulled even with the New York Knicks. The Nuggets, fueled by 35 points from NBA Most Valuable Player Nikola Jokic, Aaron Gordon’s 27 points on ruthlessly efficient 11-of-12 shooting and 19 points from […]

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Victor Wembanyama named NBA Rookie of the Year

San Antonio Spurs star Victor Wembanyama won the 2024 NBA Rookie of the Year award, the league announced on Monday, marking the first time a Frenchman has captured the honor. The 20-year-old center, a 7-foot-4 (2.24m) prodigy who was the top pick in last year’s NBA Draft, averaged 21.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, 3.9 assists, a league-high 3.6 blocked […]

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Following the church service, a reception was held at the event centre, Jewel by Aeida, along Hakeem Dickson Street in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. Other guests at the event included Chigul, Bunmi Davis, Ajebo Comedian, and Adebola Williams.

PRESIDENTIAL candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi, weekend, explained why servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, failed to work during the 2023 presidential election. According to him, the ‘establishment of criminality’ made the INEC servers not work during the last general elections. Obi stated this while addressing the issues of […]

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Kaduna govt, Google and partners launch first Hausa-language AI learning series

A new initiative aimed at empowering women in Northern Nigeria through AI education was launched recently. Google, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Government, and Data Science Nigeria, introduced the AI for Beginners Learning Video Series. This series presents Artificial Intelligence concepts in Hausa, making complex technology more accessible and culturally relevant for the region. […]

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