Lagos State To Enforce Laws Prohibiting Street Trading, Begging

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday directed the Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Other Special Offences to carry out full enforcement of the law restricting street trading in the metropolis. The Governor, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello,  expressed concern about the resurgence of […]

Nyako, Ohakim Arrested, In Our Custody-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, confirmed the arrest and detention of two former governors, Ikedi Ohakim of Imo and his Adamawa counterpart, Murtala Nyako. Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, Spokesman of the EFCC confirmed the detention in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Uwujaren, who said Nyako’s son […]

N713.7b Bail Out Fund: Excess Crude Account Intact-Presidency

The Presidency has denied approving sharing of the balance in the Excess Crude Account. A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, stated that the Accountant General’s position on the purported approval was wrong. The Presidential spokesman’s statement reads: Reports in sections of the  media Tuesday that […]

Stop Intimidating Ekweremadu-PDP State Chairmen Warn

Chairmen of state chapters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop the unneccesary intimidation and harassment of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. The warning was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the chairman of Conference of PDP […]

Jonathan’s Govt. Saved Up The Bail out Money-PDP

There is a new twist to the bail out of bankrupt states Tuesday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it saved the money for the fund during former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Claiming credit for the bail out, the  National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, the PDP said a significant amount of the bailout came […]

Gov Tambuwal creates Directorate of Social Media

In recognition of the role of social media in governance, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the creation of social media unit to be domiciled in the governor’s office. A statement by the Governor’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the new Unit, which is expected to operate closely with the office of the SA on […]

Insecurity: Police Place Restriction On Hawking In FCT

The Nigeria Police Force has placed restrictions on hawking in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, all Commissioners of Police are also expected to strengthen security at all mosques, churches and other worship centres across the country. This is fallout of recent bomb attacks on religious […]

BREAKING NEWS: Police Nab Ikorodu Bank Robbery Gang

The Lagos State Police Command has busted the notorious gang armed robbers that attacked banks in Ikorodu on Wednesday June 24, 2015. Reports monitored in Daily Sun says that the arrest was made by soldiers in far away Ondo State where a member of had travelled to spend his loot. Officials of the Nigeria Police […]

Why Insurgency Persists In The North-Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has explained why insurgency has been on the rise in the northern part of Nigeria. The Emir therefore urged Muslims in the north to adopt new approaches to address the social, economic and political challenges facing them. Sanusi, who gave the advice Saturday in Kaduna at the […]

Lagos Plans To Reconstruct Ladipo Market Road

Lagos State Government on Sunday indicated plans to reconstruct the popular Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market Road and other connecting roads to enhance vehicular movement within the axis. This came to fore when government officials inspected some road networks in the Papa Ajao and Ladipo Spare Parts Market areas in Mushin and Oshodi/ Isolo Local […]