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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 »

TENNIS CHAMPION SERENA WILLIAMS FLAUNTS NEW BABY TO THE WORLD

Tennis champion Serene Williams flaunts her new baby named Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr.  The new mother reveals there were complications during birth as they spent six days in the hospital. Baby Alexis is named after Serena’s father and husband Serena Williams has shared the most adorable photo of her new baby Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. on social media. The champion ... Read More »

HOW DEFORMITY SAVED WOMAN FROM BEING KIDNAPPED FOR RITUAL

Fate has smiled on a female corps member who escaped being used for ritual because of her deformity has narrated her ordeal. According to her, she boarded a bus on her way to her primary assignment around 5.00am on a Thursday morning. The young lady explained that after boarding the bus, she noticed that the conductor refused to pick up ... Read More »

EFCC CONFIRMS PLANS TO EXTRADITE FORMER JONATHAN’S MINISTER, DIEZANI

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed its plans to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke to Nigeria over alleged corruption. The former minister of petroleum resources who served during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan was accused of misappropriating funds as the EFCC continued its investigation into her dealings. It was learnt that Ibrahim Magu who is the acting chairman of ... Read More »

HOW TASUED GRADUATE SELLS HUMAN HANDS FOR 25K

The Zone II Police Command, Onikan, Lagos has arrested a 30-year-old suspected member of the Eiye Confraternity, Oluwaseun Odeh, for alleged murder and sale of human body parts. Odeh, a graduate of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu-Ode, was allegedly involved in several killings of members of rival cult group, Aiye Confraternity. The suspect, who was paraded by the ... Read More »