AkinfeAyo's blog

Lagos high court sentences Dane Peter Nielsen to death for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter

DANISH national Peter Nielsen has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Lagos high court after being found guilty of killing his Nigerian wife and three-year old daughter at their flat in Ikoyi in 2018.



Providus Bank meets with high commissioner Sarafa Ishola ahead of Canuk AGM tomorrow

PROVIDUS Bank has announced ambitious plans to step up its presence in the UK as part of a major plan to tap into the Nigerian diaspora by offering a variety of packages including mortgages and business loans.



Former Ekiti State deputy governor pulls out of senate race accusing Fayose of deception

FORMER Ekiti State deputy governor Professor  Kolapo Olusola has withdrawn from the Peoples Democratic Party's  (PDP) Ekiti South Senatorial primary elections saying that he was deceived into standing by his ex-principal Governor Ayo Fayose.



Nidcom launches diaspora housing mortgage scheme designed to allow diasporans buy homes

NIGERIA'S federal government is planning to launch a comprehensive diaspora housing mortgage scheme that will all diasporans to purchase houses through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).



Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers keen to sign Ademola Lookman permanently

LEICESTER City manager Brendan Rodgers has asked the club to open talks with German side RB Leipzig about signing Nigerian winger Ademola Lookman on a permanent basis at the end of the season after being impressed with him during his loan spell.



Frederick Lugard was Nigeria’s most successful economic manager ever and I would actually like to see the next president replicate his feat

Ayo Akinfe

[1] On August 30 1894, British explorer Frederick Lugard began his expedition of the Niger which led to the eventual creation of the nation state called Nigeria. In just 20 years, Lugard had captured nearly 1m square kilometres, subduing about 20m people from 250 different ethnic groups. He created the biggest and most lucrative British colony south of the Sahara to the envy of the Germans and French


Archbishop of Canterbury adds his voice to condemnation of Deborah Samuel's murder

ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury Rt Reverend Justin Welby had added his voice to the global condemnation of the killing of Shehu Shagari College of Education Deborah Samuel saying such violence is a sin against God.



Muric director Ishaq Akintola says hate speeches by pastors are responsible for the rise in blasphemy

ISLAMIC body the Muslim Rights Concern (Muric) has responded to the recent murder of Deborah Samuel at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto by stating that the rising incidents of blasphemy is partly due hate sermons delivered by pastors.



APC spokesman says it is likely Goodluck and Adeshina's nomination forms were submitted

UNCERTAINTY sill surrounds the presidential application forms of former president Dr Goodluck Jonathan and that of African Development Bank (AfDB) president Dr Akinwunmi Adeshina after it appears that they were both submitted.



Hausa community leaders in Lagos appeal to Sanwoolu to reconsider his ban on Okadas

LEADERS of the Hausa community in Lagos State have appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwoolu to review his recent ban on Okada commercial motorcycles in six local government areas as the move would deny their members of their livelihood.




Subscribe to RSS - AkinfeAyo's blog