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KWARA GUBER ASPIRANT, DR. BOLA OLAOSEBIKAN (OON) PROFFERS STRATEGIC SOLUTION TO HERDSMEN/FARMERS CLASHES

Kwara’s gubernatorial aspirant and foremost health strategist, Dr. Bola Olaosebikan (OON) has lent his voice towards the adoption of the possible lasting solution to the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes and killings in some parts of the country. Rather than allow the clashes to plunge the nation into unnecessary crisis, the statesman has advised lawmakers to look into turning the development into ... Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA GETS NEW PRESIDENT, CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AFTER ZUMA’S EXIT

South Africa’s parliament has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s new president today, after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address. The African National Congress (ANC), which has a large majority in parliament, nominated Mr. Ramaphosa, a wealthy former businessman “to be elected as the new President of the Republic of South Africa”. After being voted in, Mr Ramaphosa hours ... Read More »

N400M FRAUD; PRESIDENCY MOCKS OLISA METUH’S APPEARANCE IN COURT ON STRETCHER

The Presidency has mocked Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for arriving an Abuja Federal High Court on a stretcher. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, described Metuh’s appearance in court as a scene from Nollywood movies. The presidential aide also mocked the former ruling party for claiming it is ... Read More »

EX-IGP COOMASSIE BLAMES GOVERNORS FOR CAUSING HERDSMEN/FARMERS CLASHES

State governors have been blamed by a former inspector general of police, Ibrahim Coomassie, for causing the crisis between herdsmen and farmers across the country – He also blamed land grabbers for contributing to the problem by conniving with corrupt government officials to purchase land reserved as cattle routes – Coomassie warned that if the situation is not managed properly, ... Read More »

EFCC ARRESTS 13 SUSPECTED INTERNET FRAUDSTERS

In its continued bid to fight corruption, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, has arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters for conspiracy, possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money under false pretense. The suspects are- Badejo Tobi, Abiola Dimeji, Anthony Godwin, Osoba Adeboye, Adeleken Abiodun, and Awokoya Oriyomi Yusuf. The others are- Oyatayo Ismail; Coffie Meschark, Sylvester Amaddin, Olawale Farouk, ... Read More »

GOV. AMBODE’S UNSCHEDULED VISIT TO OJOKORO OVER 2ND TERM BID

In furtherance of his bid to campaign for his second term in office, Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode today paid an unscheduled visit to Ojokoro community in Ifako/Ijaye local government area of the state. Welcoming the State’s No 1 citizen, Ojokoro LCDA Chairman Hamed Tijani was full of excitement as it was the very first eventful visitation of the Governor since ... Read More »

TINUBU REVEALS LESSONS OF LIFE FROM SON’S DEATH *NOW IN LONDON TO SYMPATHISE WITH JIDE’S WIFE & CHILDREN

  National leader of the All Progressives Congress, and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his gratitude and deep appreciation to those who had shown sympathy and sent condolences on the passing away of Jide, his eldest son. In a statement issued today, November 3, Tinubu specially thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, state governors, ... Read More »

NIGERIA TRAILS UK, USA, INTRODUCES NIN SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

DIRECTOR General, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, has advised Nigerians and residents in the country to regard the National Identification Number, NIN, as a crucial feature of their life as it is the unique identifier for all in Nigeria. Aziz, through the Head, Corporate Communications NIMC, Mr. Loveday Ogbonna, stated that the NIN is the same ... Read More »

NIGERIAN STUDENT JAILED IN US OVER $3.7m

A Nigerian student living in the United States, Amechi Amuegbunam, has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for perpetrating fraud to the tune of $3.7m. Amuegbunam, 30, was also ordered to pay $615, 555.12 in restitution for his role in a sophisticated email phishing scam otherwise known as Business Email Compromise that caused $3.7m loss to US companies. The ... Read More »

LAGOS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY PASSES YORUBA LANGUAGE BILL INTO LAW

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill which makes the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in schools in the state into law. The passage of the bill was sequel to the bill successfully scaling through the third reading on the floor of the House. The bill, among others, makes the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in all ... Read More »