Breaking: Iwobi tests negative for COVID-19, ready to face Crocodiles

March 30, 2021 House keeper 0

Everton forward Alex Iwobi has tested negative to COVID-19 few days after it was reported that his initial test returned positive moments before Super Eagles faced Squirrels of Benin in Port Novo. The negative result was however confirmed on the official Twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with a hint that Iwobi will be available for selection ahead Read More

My Kano colloquium to prove secessionists wrong – Tinubu

March 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu said the choice of Kano for his 12th colloquium and 69th birthday was to prove that Nigerians are one. He said it was douse ethnic tension and promote peaceful co-existence. The All Progressives Congress(APC) chieftain said Nigerians were better off together, faulting secessionists groups’ agitations. He said: “Why are we in Kano? It is Read More

Breaking: Crocodiles invade Lagos ahead Super Eagles AFCON clash

March 29, 2021 House keeper 0

The Crocodiles of Lesotho a while ago arrived Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre Lagos day ahead of a dead rubber Nation’s Cup qualifying match against Super Eagles. Already, Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified but Lesotho being at the bottom of group L won’t be at Cameroon for 2022 continental showpiece. While Super Eagles beat Benin one nil at Port Novo on Read More

Let’s use economic solution, fiscal wisdom to tackle insecurity – Tinubu

March 29, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called for economic solutions and fiscal wisdom to address the current security challenges bedeviling Nigeria, noting that use of force alone won’t work. The former Lagos state governor said enhanced security may be the first step, but Nigeria cannot resolve the problem by holding on to one-dimensional answers, thus Read More

Tinubu is a man of excellence, APC celebrates national leader at 69

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described its national leader and former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a man of “excellence, true Democrat and a great leader.” Tinubu turns 69-year of age on Monday 29th of March 2021.In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja  by the APC’s National Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, Read More

@69: We ‘ll continue looking up to Tinubu for inspiration- APC govs

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said that they will continue to look up to the former Lagos state governor and the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, even as he clocks 69-9ear of age. The serving governors on the aegis of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), said they acknowledge and the “untiring Read More

Great Nigeria Insurance Plc strategizes to take the lead

March 26, 2021 Edet Udoh 0

To position it for better performance and for the attainment of world-class status in all areas of its operation, the management of Great Nigeria Insurance Plc recently reiterated its commitment to exceptional service delivery to ensure that the organization achieves its goal of attaining the top five position in the Insurance Industry. While addressing the media at the Head Office Read More

2023: Stop whipping sentiments, Tinubu has what it takes – Akanbi

March 26, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The former Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Sen. Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi, has warned some political elements feeling threatened by the person of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to desist from whipping sentiments about age. Governor of Ekiti state Kayode Fayemi had on Thursday said 2023 President should not exceed a 60-year-old. But former lawmaker argued that antecedent and capacity should Read More

Tinubu to chair Arewa House lecture in Kaduna

March 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of his 69th birthday coming up on Monday, former governor of Lagos state and All Progressives Congress National chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is to chair this year’s Arewa House lecture holding on Saturday in Kaduna. The lecture, which is the 11th edition of the annual Arewa House lecture, will take place at the Arewa House Banquet Hall, Kaduna. Read More

South-west leads as Nigeria’s domestic debt hits N4.18trn

March 24, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The South-West region has the highest foreign and domestic debt stock among all the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria as the thirty-six states currently have a total domestic debt of N4.18 trillion as at 31st December 2020. The South-West alone has a domestic debt burden of N1.52 trillion, accounting for 25.2 per cent of the country’s total subnational domestic debt. Read More

NAICOM unveils CIFM’s 1,500 capacity multipurpose auditorium

March 24, 2021 Edet Udoh 0

The Commissioner of Insurance, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr. Sunday Thomas, yesterday in Lagos commissioned the College of Insurance and Financial Management (CIFM) 1500’s seating capacity multipurpose auditorium located in the College Premises along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, Asese, Ogun State. The Auditorium is named after NAICOM. The NAICOM boss while speaking at the the unveiling of the auditorium listed importance of Read More

ALGON IMC disassociates self from Abuja ‘illegal meeting’

March 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has disassociated itself from a meeting purportedly convened by unauthorized persons in Abuja on Wednesday. The association described the meeting as “illegal and should be disregarded by its members nationwide and the members of the public.” A faction of the association led by one Kolade Alabi, chairman of Bariga LCDA, Lagos state, Read More

Emulate Jakande’s life, Politics, Tambuwal tells leaders

March 24, 2021 House keeper 0

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on leaders in the country to emulate the life and times of late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, former Minister and Governor of Lagos state, who passed on more than a month ago. A press statement by Muhammad Bello, the special adviser on media and publicity to the governor revealed that Tambuwal Read More

Lagos threatens to prosecute govt’s land encroachers

March 22, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Lagos State authorities have threatened to prosecute trespassers, who encroach on government land or violate building control laws.The General Manager of the state’s Building Control Agency, Gbolahan Oki, said this during the removal and demolition of illegal constructions at Oluwole Urban Mall land in Lagos Island at the weekend. Oki said government would not hesitate to remove structures built Read More

Breaking: Tragedy strikes as 19 perish along Abuja-Kaduna expressway

March 22, 2021 House keeper 0

Up to 19 people have been confirmed dead in an auto accident at the Kateri along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway on Sunday. The DAF trailer involved in the accident was said to be heading for Kano from Lagos when the incident happened. According to the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the accident, which happened late Read More

Revealed! How Armed Forces Commission caused commotion in Senate 

March 22, 2021 House keeper 0

Amid commotion over a bill seeking for the establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC), the Senate in avoiding division, hurriedly went into closed door session last week Wednesday. TAIYE  ODEWALE reports . The hope of the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe ( PDP Abia South ), to get his bill seeking for establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC) pass for Read More

Lagos Assembly committee commends council chairmen’s resilience

March 21, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. AdbulSobur Olawale has commended the Executive Chairman of Ajeromi Local Government, LG, Mr. Fatai Ayoola, management and Staff members for the resilience to rebuild the Secretariat that was destroyed during the aftermath of the ENDSARS protest. Olawale, who is also the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations, disclosed Read More

A/Ibom: Pharmacists Council immortalises, names facility after former chairman

March 18, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has immortalised a former chairman of the council, Professor Etienne E. Essien for his outstanding contributions to the Pharmacy profession. It named the conference hall of the South-south Zonal office in Uyo  Akwa Ibom state, after Professor Essien who served as Chairman Pharmacists Board of Nigeria between 1989 and 1992. The honoree was also Read More

Within 48 hours, over 12, 700 take COVID-19 vaccine in Lagos

March 18, 2021 House keeper 0

The Lagos State Government says it has vaccinated 12,720 people with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 48 hours after the vaccination exercise commenced in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16. He said that from the 12, 720 people Read More

Oman returnee lady loses memory, wanders around Lagos airport

March 18, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

A Nigerian lady, 31 years old Funmilayo Victoria Fehintola who is a native of Ondo town is currently wandering about the international wing of the Murtala Muhammad Airport in Lagos, having lost memories of her location in Nigeria. She was deported from Oman last Friday, March 12th aboard Emirates Airline flight which arrived by 2pm. Funmilayo, whose passport number is Read More

Lagos assembly tasks LGs on severance allowance

March 17, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Community Affairs, Abdulsobur Olawale Olayiwola, has reiterated the importance of prompt payment of severance allowance to political office holders by council chairmen. The lawmaker, who led the committee in continuation of their oversight function across the 57 local governments and local council development areas stated the need for proper Read More