FG issues travel advice to Nigerians over Zika Virus

 *Urges Nigerians to shelve travelling to Latin America

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has urged pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over outbreak of a viral disease known as Zika.

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Aisha: ‘Supreme court must revive faith of Nigerians in judiciary

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the party’s governorship candidate in Taraba State, Senator Aisha Alhassan, “deserves the mandate that she was given by people of the state.”

Senator Salisu Musa Matori, who spoke in Gombe said Senator Aisha Alhassan was elected by the people of Taraba State in the last governorship election “because of their love for her and their desire for change.”

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S’Court sacks Oduah, Uba from Senate, replaces them with Chris Uba, Emeka  

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Supreme Court has sacked all the senators and members of the House of Representatives from Anambra State.

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LASG lights up Third Mainland Bridge, seeks night economy for Lagos

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

As part of its ongoing statewide “Operation Light up Lagos” project, Lagos State Government has completed the illumination of the Third Mainland Bridge. 

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Group lauds LASG over action on ex-Lagos deputy governor’s mansion

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos 

A group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has lauded the Lagos State Government for sealing off a set of building belonging to the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire. 

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Ooni of Ife visits Awujale, sues for unity in Yorubaland

By Tunde Ademola, Abeokuta

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has paid a royal courtesy call on the Awujale of Ijebulan, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Ogbogba II, in his (Awujale’s) palace in Ijebu-Ode on Friday.

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Crude tactics |- The Economist

MORE than 30 years ago, a young general swept to power in the fifth of Nigeria’s military coups since independence in 1960. The country he inherited was a mess: bled dry by pilfering politicians within and hammered by falling oil prices without.

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APC backs Ambode on moves to rid Lagos of gangs, cultism

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has thrown its weight behind Governor Ambode's resolve to rid Lagos of gangs and cults.

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Osun Tablet Of Knowledge Influenced Us To Give Out Tablets – VC, Unilorin

Joshua Dada

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof AbdulGaniy Ambali, has revealed how the introduction of the Tablets of Knowledge (Opon Imo) into schools by the Government of Osun influenced the decision by his institution to make it mandatory for every undergraduate of the university to have a tablet in the school. 

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Ajimobi, Alao-Akala, others mourn former IGP, Adewusi’s demise

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has described the death of a former Inspector General of Police(IGP), ChiefSunday Adewusi, as a great loss to the government and people of the state.

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