Sanwo-Olu: We’ll Recruit Teachers To Maximise Quality Training

..…..Commissions 110-Bed Maternity Home, School In Ajah Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday disclosed that the State would be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools. The Governor said his administration would spare no effort to expand quality teaching to pupils in all state-owned schools. The revelation followed the Governor’s […]

Gov. Sanwo-Olu Appoints Gboyega Akosile Chief Press Secretary

The governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially appointed Gboyega Akosile as his Chief Press Secretary. Recall the new Chief Press Secretary was earlier appointed Deputy Chief Press Secretary in May after Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration. This online news platform understands that Akosile was on Wednesday, August 21, elevated as the substantive Chief Press Secretary […]

Ogun Denies To Gov-elect’s Transition Team Access To Facilities

Ogun State Government has denied the transition committee set up by the governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, access to some state-owned facilities for inspection. The denial was contained in a letter from the Office of the Secretary to the State Government, which was obtained by PUNCH in Abeokuta, the state capital, on Thursday. It was gathered that […]

I’m Ready To Be Probed If I Stole, Says Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo State, says he is ready for a probe of his administration. He spoke on Thursday at a public lecture and fellowship investiture organised by Society for Peace Studies and Practice at the Subomi Balogun Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. The event was attended by members of the state executive council […]

BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Nigerian Singer, Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola. The fast-rising singer is currently being questioned at the EFFC office in Lagos. Although the reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies […]

“So Many” PDP Senators Support Me For Senate Presidency, Says Lawan

Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says “so many” senators in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in support of his bid for senate presidency. Speaking as a guest at the NAN forum on Thursday in Abuja, Lawan, who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC), promised not to let his colleagues down if […]

EFCC Is Probing FIRS Staff For Alleged Fraudulent Payments – Fowler

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a probe into the activities of some staff of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Babatunde Fowler, FIRS chairman, confirmed the development to TheCable on Wednesday saying the probe borders on alleged cases of irregularities concerning duty tour allowance (DTA). “On the DTA (Duty Tour Allowance), […]

We Don’t Know The Legal Officer Prosecuting NFF Officals – ICPC

The man who described himself as the “chief legal officer” of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in the case against officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was not authorised to do so, TheCable reports. Celsus Ukpong, in suit no. FHC/ABJ/CR/93/2019 filed on Tuesday by him on behalf of the […]

We’ll Get To The Point Where People Will Use Their Votes To Remove Bad Leaders – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says improving the standard of elections in Africa will encourage people use their votes to remove bad leaders. Speaking to the SABC News at the Independent Electoral Commission’s Results Operation Centre in Pretoria, Jonathan said the electoral umpire plays an important role in ensuring safe and successful elections. The former president, […]

No More Prison Sentences For Petty Crimes, Lagos CJ Declares

Opeyemi Oke, the chief judge of Lagos, says petty offenders will no longer get prison sentences effective from June 3. Speaking on Tuesday at the presentation of the two practice directions, the ACJL Practice Direction and Restorative Justice Practice Direction, Oke said there would, henceforth, be a speedy resolution of criminal cases to ensure an […]

EFCC Begins Fresh Probe Against Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a fresh probe against Senate President Bukola Saraki. The probe, which comes a week after the commencement of an earlier probe against Saraki, was announced on Tuesday. In a statement, Yusuph Olaniyonu, spokesman to the senate president, said the anti-graft agency wrote to the clerk of […]

Aso Rock Chief Imam Says Kidnapping, Banditry Test From God

Sheik Abdulwaheed Sulaiman, chief imam of the state house mosque, says cases of insecurity in Nigeria are a test from God. Sulaiman, speaking on the rise in cases of banditry, kidnappings, and insurgency in the country, said Nigerians should repent and pray to avert the current security problem. He said this during the daily Tafsir […]