Traffic Offence: Lagos To Establish Special Courts

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his wife, Dr. Ibijoke and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Lagos State Chapter, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola during the CAN Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service in honuor of the new administration in the State at the Deeper Life Bible Church, Gbagada, Lagos, on Sunday, June 16, 2019 The Lagos State Government has declared total war on traffic offence, saying special courts would be created to try offenders, who would be made to serve their punishment if found guilty at the point of contravention. The State governor,…

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PDP Rejoices Over EU Report On Nigeria’s 2019 Polls

European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the European Union (EU) on its final report on the 2019 general election. The party made the commendation in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan lauded the union for stating the facts on the elections. He said that the fresh revelation in the EU report further vindicated the position of PDP and millions of Nigerians on the elections. Ologbondiyan noted that…

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Kwara Poly staff, Students Oppose Rector, Registrar Appointments

Kwara Poly gate Some Kwara State Polytechnic Staff, Ilorin, on Sunday complained against the manner in which the Rector and Registrar of the polytechnic were appointed, describing it as lacking in due process. Mr. Jubril Abdullahi, a lecturer and leader of the staff in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, expressed dissatisfaction over the process of appointing the rector and registrar. Abdullahi said that the advertisements and short listing of candidates were intentionally done to edge out other qualified candidates in the school. “We discovered that the advertisements…

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Elder Day: Address Welfare Of Elders, Ex-Law Maker, Older Persons Task FG

Older persons task FG on welfare As the world marked the 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the Coalition for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) called on governments to address the welfare of older persons. The group is asking for improved healthcare, social security and prompt payment of pensions and stipends for older persons in the country. The coalition noted that the senior citizens have contributed to national progress in their prime and consequently deserve attention now that they are less active. Sen. Eze Ajoku,…

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Fake Drugs Manufacturer, 26, Aprehended In Bauchi

Illustration of fake drugs A 26-year-old Victor Oguwa, a suspected fake drugs manufacturer, has been arrested by the police in Bauchi. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Kamal Datti, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the arrest of some suspects in Bauchi on Saturday. He said the police acted on a credible intelligence and raid a black sport at Gwallameji area on June 13, and arrested the suspected fake drug producer. According to him, the police recovered 71 bottles of locally produced codeine, 30 bottles of Tutolin, one carton of…

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Sanwo-Olu Ups LASTMA Operatives Allowance, Warns Against Corruption, Harassment

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, inspecting the guard of honour during his visit to the LASTMA Yard, Oshodi, on Friday, June 14, 2019. With him is General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Olawale Musa (left) In a bid to encourage and motivate the workers in the performance of their duties and also in fulfilment of its vision to make traffic management and transportation number one priority in the administration, the Lagos State Government has announced one hundred percent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic…

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After Accident: Yul Edochie Gives His Life To Christ

Yul Edochie After experiencing a ghastly car crash that nearly claimed his life recently, actor Yul Edochie has given his life to Christ. He made this disclosure on tweeter during the week. He said in his tweet that his brain had undergone a factory reset because of his accident and he had given his life to Christ. Said he: “Someone said to me ‘that accident really shook you’. Well, that’s an understatement. Actually, it reset my brain to factory setting. God gave me a second chance. I’m a new man…

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$8m Fraud: Bamaiyi Reveals How Ajudua Swore With Son’s Life Not To Defraud Him

Former Army chief General Ishaya Bamaiyi A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Friday revealed to an Ikeja High Court that Fred Ajudua, alleged serial conman, defrauded him in spite swearing with his son’s life. Bamaiyi made the disclosure while being cross-examined by Ajudua’s counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo, at the resumed hearing in alleged swindling of Bamaiyi of 8.4 million dollars at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons by Ajudua in 2004. Friday’s session was the fifth in the proceedings in which Bamaiyi was cross-examined by the defence since…

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Blood Donation: Nigeria Needs 2million Units Of Blood Every Year

Illustration for blood donation Nigeria requires an estimated two million units of blood per annum to adequately meet the blood requirements of the populace. The Federal  Ministry of Health ( FMoH) made this known in Abuja on Friday. Addressing a press conference to commemorate “World Blood Donor Day” marked on June 14 with the theme: “Safe blood for all”, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Abdullahi Mashi, said that less blood was currently being donated thereby leading to avoidable deaths, morbidity or ill health, particularly among the women folk, new-born and…

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Nigerian Copyright Commission DG, John Asein To Serve As Member Of THECSPC

Mr. John O. Asein, NCC DG The Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr. John O. Asein, has been nominated to serve as a member of the Steering Committee of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment, Creatives and Sports Policy Commission (THECSPC). The NESG is an indigenous public-private sector think-tank and policy advocacy organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, development and championing socio-economic reforms in the Nigerian economy with a view to creating an open, globally competitive and sustainable economy. The nomination, conveyed in a letter from the…

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