Two Policemen Arrested For Assaulting LASTMA Officials

Two policemen had been arrested for allegedly assaulting officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA). Spokeswoman of the Lagos State Police Command, DSP. Patricia Amadin made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. “The command has arrested two policemen for complicity in the assault of LASTMA officials while on their […]

Kaduna State To Maintain Single Bank Account From September- El-rufai

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday has said it will commence implementation of consolidated single account, otherwise known as the Treasury Single Account (TSA) framework from 1 September 2015. A statement signed by the media aide to Governor Nasir El-rufai,  Samuel Aruwan, stated that all banks holding monies of Kaduna state government should close them […]

Niger Delta Women Protest River’s REC Detention.

Under the aegis of the Niger Delta Women for Peace and Development, women from states in the Niger Delta on Thursday went all out to protest the continued detention the Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mrs. Gesila Khan, labeling it violation of the rights of women. The women who protested in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, said […]

Lagos First Lady Preaches Exclusive Breast Feeding

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Thursday tasked working class nursing mothers on diligent and exclusive breastfeeding of their babies, just as she urged employers of labour, to support global breastfeeding campaign, through liberal work conditions for nursing mothers. She made the call at a symposium organized by the Department of […]

Man 21, Remanded In Jail For Alleged Bag Snatching

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered the remand of 20-year-old Emmanuel Abiodun in prison custody after he pleaded guilty to snatching a pedestrian’s bag. The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi, ordered that the unemployed accused be remanded in prison pending the review of facts and sentencing slated for Aug. 13. Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. […]

Buhari Gives Directive For Implementation Of UNEP Report.

Following a report by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) on the environmental restoration of Ogoniland, President Muhammad Buhari has given directive that plans for the clean up of Ogoni land be approved and implemented. President Buhari also approved the compositions of the Governing Council and Board of Trustees of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) […]

Election Tribunal Dismisses Petitions Against Nyesom Wike

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed four out of the five petitions filed to challenge the election of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as the governor of the state. The only surviving petition challenging the declaration of Wike as the winner of the April 11 election […]

Ambode Approves N11Billion To Off Set Pension Liabilities

In a bid to bring succor to all retirees in the Lagos State Public Service, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday directed that pension cash assets in the sum of N11billion be immediately deployed to offset pension liabilities in arrears since 2010 not only of the Lagos State Government mainstream retirees but also […]