Ambode swears in convicted fugitive, Dickson, as head of Lagos Safety Commission

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore into office Hakeem Dickson, a fugitive convicted of fraud in the United States, as Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission. Also sworn in were Gabriel Babawale and Noah Olanrewaju Lawal-Jinadu as Commissioners of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC); Bolaji Are, Iyabo Ladipo and Ayo Adebusoye for the Public Procurement Agency; and […]

Court to rule on Tompolo’s fundamental rights suit July 14

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday further adjourned till July 14, to deliver judgment in a fundamental rights suit filed by Government Ekpemulopo, alias Tompolo. Tompolo, who had been declared wanted since February 12, 2016 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is seeking court’s protection against prosecution over an alleged N45.9 […]

Kidnapped Epe School Students To Return Soon, AIG Assures

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2 comprising of Lagos and Ogun States Police Commands, Mr Adamu Ibrahim on Monday assured the public, especially parents of the kidnapped students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe that all hands are on deck to ensure the safe return of […]

BREAKING: Ex-Benue governor Suswam arraigned on fresh corruption charges

The Nigerian government on Monday arraigned a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, on a fresh 32-count charge of fraud at an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court. Mr. Suswam was arraigned alongside two others, Omadachi Oklobia, a former finance commissioner in the state and Jeneth Aluga, a former accountant general of Benue. […]

Half Of Govt Food Aid Never Reached Victims Of Boko Haram-FG Official

At least half of Nigerian government food aid sent northeast for hungry people driven from their homes by Boko Haram has been “diverted” and never reached them, a government official said. Some 1.5 million people are on the brink of famine in the northeast, where the jihadist group has killed more than 20,000 people and […]

Nigeria Can’t Afford Bloodshed Again – APGA National Chairman

Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has called on those beating the drums of war not to plunge the nation into fresh internal crisis. Oye made the call on Monday in Awka. He said the nation could not afford another war after so much life had been lost with […]

Last 10 days of Ramadan: JNI urges Muslims to intensify prayers

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) under the leadership of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, JNI, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has urged Muslim faithful to intensify prayers in the last 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan with a view to bringing the country out of misfortunes and seek relief to the […]

Six Notorious Kidnappers Terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja Highway Arrested

By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna, The Kaduna State internal security outfit, Operation Yaki, has arrested six notorious kidnappers terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja highway. The suspects were picked on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June 2017 by Operation Yaki Surveillance Patrol Teams in a joint operation with the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Teams (IRT) and with the […]

Osinbajo Accuses Politicians Of Fueling Ethnic Strife

By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday attributed the current ethnic and regional tensions in the country to the handiwork of some political elites. He stated this at a meeting of regional youth leaders organised by the Office of the Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Student Affairs at the […]