We’ll make Epe safe during council polls – Police

Divisional Police Officer in Epe, Lagos State, CSP Sunday Adeyeri, on Friday assured residents that no fewer than 250 personnel had been deployed to ensure security in the area during the council polls. Council polls hold in Lagos State on Saturday to elect chairmen and councillors in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs). In ...

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Police arraign bank manager in Lagos for stealing $110,000

The police in Lagos have docked a Lagos based bank manager, Mr. Elliot Abiodun has been charged to court for allegedly stealing the sum of 110,000 dollars (N40 million) from Sterling Bank. Abiodun was on Friday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos to answer the charges of conspiracy and theft preferred against him by the police. The Prosecutor, ...

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Afenifere, OPC, others mourn late justice minister Onagoruwa

Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation Afenifere joined other Nigerians on Friday to mourn Dr Olu Onagoruwa, a former Attorney-General of the Federation. Afenifere’s spokesman Yinka Odumakin said that Nigeria had lost a prolific legal mind. “We have lost a brilliant attorney and prolific legal mind. His death has robbed the country of one of its foremost jurisprudence giants. May his soul ...

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Children of public office holders should attend schools in Nigeria-Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that all his children are products of Nigerian Universities, urging public office holders to endeavour to send their children to schools in the country. Governor Fayose, who was at Covenant University, Ota in Ogun State to witness the graduation ceremony of one of his sons, Ayorogbayimika Fayose, told journalists that there was no reason children of ...

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Olabimtan Hails Akeredolu at 61

Former Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Victor Olabimtan on Friday extolled the virtues of the state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his 61st birthday, saying “You are a character that outwit, outlast, and outplay the rest of your contemporaries”. Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who was born on 21st July 1956 at Owo in ...

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Ex-minister to Ortom: Don’t divert Paris Club loan refund, pay workers’ salaries

The immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Patrick Abba Moro, has strongly warned the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, not to divert the latest tranche of the Paris Club loan refund for any other purpose, but for the payment of salaries and allowances owed workers in the state. Benue State had gotten N6.8 billion from the latest tranche of the ...

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Breaking: Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, is dead.

Breaking: Former Attorney-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and human rights activist, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, is dead. He passed on this morning. Details coming soon Facebook Comments

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Wizkid, Damian Marley set for music ‘collabo’

Nigerian music youngster, Wizkid has revealed that he is working to create a song with Damian Marley, son of late Jamaican legend Bob Marley. The ‘Starboy’ disclosed this on Thursday via his  Twitter handle-@wizkidayo, and  shared a photo of himself seated with the Jamaican artist. He wrote: “Talked about working with this man. Today we dey here! Legend! To the ...

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NBA to assign 20 lawyers to monitor Lagos LG election

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Epe Branch, is to assign no fewer than 20 lawyers to monitor the forthcoming local government election in Lagos State. According to a statement signed by the Chairman of the association, Mr Sunday Abimbola and the Social Secretary, Mrs Funmilola Adeogun, on Thursday in Lagos, those assigned will monitor the election in Epe. The chairman ...

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Senate confirms 8, reject INEC commissionership nominees

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mrs Asmanu Maikudi from Katsina State and seven others as Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC). Other nominees, who were equally confirmed are, Mr Sam Olumekun from Ondo State, Prof. Riskuwa Shehu from Sokoto State, Mr Kassim Geidam from Yobe and Jibrin Zarewa from Kano State. Prof. Samuel Egwu from Kogi, Mr Mike Igini from Delta ...

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