Special Reports

Photo News: Ambode Storm Oshodi to Commission Building Named After Tinubu’s Mother, as Council Chairman distributes Books, Uniform, others to Indigent School Children

    By Bowale Aboyade Cole Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode yesterday stormed one of the popular commercial areas of the state, Oshodi to commission a legislative building named after late Habibat Mogaji, the mother of a former Governor of the state and National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. School Uniform, Biro, Pencil and ...

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More roads for commissioning

L-R: Representative of Lagos State Governor, Head of Service, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola; being assisted by Sole Administrator, Onigbongbo LCDA, Mr. Samson Oloyede (right); Director, Community Affairs, Ministry of Local Government & Community Affairs, Mrs. Sherifat Dosunmu (middle); Akiogun of Oregun Olusosun, Chief Femi Akilori (2nd left) and Permanent Secretary, Office of Deputy Governor,  Mrs. Odejayi Yetunde (left) during the commissioning of ...

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Breaking News Poll: DSS, Police seek postponement over threat to security

  By Our Correspondent Indications have emerged on Wednesday that the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Department of State Security (DSS) have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to shift this Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Edo State to another date. They said the advice is based on credible security threats against the peaceful conduct of ...

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UNESCO says Nigeria 60 years behind in UPE goal

 By Wahab Akanji, Abuja   The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has stated that Nigeria will achieve the Universal Primary Education goal in 2070, 60 years behind the global target of 2030.   According to the agency’s recent Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report titled “Education for people and planet”, Nigeria would achieve the goal 10 years earlier ...

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IGP deploys 25,000 personnel for Edo governorship election

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed additional 25, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. According to a statement from the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Don Awunah, the personnel have been deployed to ensure safety before, during and after the election. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by ...

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Police nab, charge two for ‘attack’ at Tin Can Island

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos   The police in Lagos have arrested two men, Ayinde Kasali and Nojeem Adunfe, for allegedly being part of a gang that attacked the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) premises at Tin Can Island last July.   Kasali and Adunfe, of the Apapa area of Lagos, were apprehended following police investigation into a petition ...

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Police in Lagos nab house guard over master’s death

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old guard, Tanko Abdulateef, who allegedly killed his employer, Mrs Mabel Mba Okafor in Ajah area of the state. The suspect, who was arrested from his hiding in Bali, Taraba State, was said to have stabbed the victim in the stomach and left her stomach ripped ...

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Ondo APC primaries: Aspirants make desperate jostles for delegates

By Maxwell Adeleye, Akure With less than 24-hours to the much touted governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, the aspirants are in cut throat manoeuvring and intrigue to win the ticket. The primaries are scheduled to hold on Saturday at DOME International event centre, Akure, the state capital. In all, the leading aspirants are a ...

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Air Force bombs Boko Haram hideouts in Borno

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has renewed its onslaught against Boko Haram terrorists in their hideouts by bombing some of its locations in the northern part of Borno State. Making the disclosure was the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, in a statement on Friday, said that NAF bomber jets succeeded ...

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Evidence of misconducts that nailed Osun judge, Oloyede, two others

By Our Correspondent BLACKFACE has laid its hands on the facts that prompted the nation’s judicial ombudsman,  Nigerian Judicial Commission (NJC) to sack three judges from service.

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