SHOCKING! Adamawa State Govt To Spend N200 Million Naira On Prayers

The Government of Adamawa State shocked Nigerians when it announced that it had set aside N200 million to engage prayer warriors to seek divine intervention toward ending the state’s lingering security challenges. Alhaji Abdurahman Jimeta, Chief of Staff, Adamawa State, disclosed this in a media chat aired on the Adamawa State Television in Yola. Jimeta […]

Books On Fashola For Launch In Lagos

Arrangements are in top gear for the public presentation of The Big Leap, a book on the speeches of a former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola (SAN). The book will be presented to the public in Lagos on August 18 at MUSON Centre, Lagos. The book, which was compiled by Hakeem Bello, a former […]

Bode George Contributed To Our Defeat In Lagos-Acting Chairman

The acting Chairman of the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party, Kamaldeen Olorunoje, has accused a former National Deputy Chairman of the party, Chief Bode George, of contributing to the party’s defeat in in the state. Olorunoje, who is the acting chairman of the party after the suspension of the substantive chairman, Capt. Tunji Shelle (retd.), […]

Sokoto Employs 500 Teachers

Sokoto State Government has announced the immediate employment of 500 teachers to address the shortfall ‎in teaching personnel in public secondary schools in the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said this Thursday when he received a UNICEF delegation who paid him a courtesy visit in his office. In addition to the employment, he disclosed that […]

Ambode Mourns Ooni Of Ife

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commiserated with the family, friends, associates, subjects and the government and people of Osun over the transition of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Olubuse Sijuwade II, saying the nation and most especially the Yoruba race has lost a rare gem. Oba Sijuwade who became the fiftieth […]

FG To Give Priority To Power Supply

In the bid to rebuild the Nigeria economy and bring about fast-paced socio-economic development, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday promised that his administration would prioritize power supply in Nigeria. He said that steady electricity would launch the country into faster socio-economic development. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, […]

Lagos State Government Re-strategizes To Combat Insecurity

The Lagos State Government has re-strategized its tactics in combating insecurity and the resurgence of the activities of hoodlums in Oshodi. The new Chairman of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences Unit, Olubukola Abe, said this on Wednesday during a sensitisation tour of the area. He pointed out that activities of hoodlums, […]

IPMAN Blames Oil And Gas Sector For 80% Of Corruption

An estimated 80% of the decay in Nigeria’s economy which is spurred by corruption is accounted for by the country’s oil and gas sector, the Independent Petroleum Marketers of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said. The group noted that even though not all corruption related cases may be seen as stemming from the oil sector at the […]

WAEC To Release Results Of Indebted States

The West African Examination Council has agreed to release the and upload the results of candidates of indebted states on its website in the next 24 hours. Charles Eguridu, the Head of the Nigerian National Office of WAEC, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Eguridu explained that the Council’s decision was as […]

Ambode Commiserates With Victins Of Helicopter Crash

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has commiserated with the victims of the helicopter that plunged into a lagoon around the Oworonshoki area of the State on Wednesday afternoon, expressing his deep regrets over the unfortunate incident. The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Oluranti Adebule said that the government dispatched its emergency […]

Lagos Court Remands Man, 45, For Raping 14 Year Old Girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded 45-year-old Santana Obend, charged with rape of a minor at Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered the remand of the accused in prison pending the determination of his bail application on Sept. 18, 2015. The accused, a security man who lives […]