EFCC Opens Case In Trial Of Former Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday called its first witness in the money laundering trial of former Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji of the Lagos State House of Assembly. Ikuforiji is charged with N338.8 million money laundering. He is facing trial alongside his former Personal Assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi, on 54-count bordering on the offences. […]

Lagos Police Ban Independence Day Rallies, Protests

The Lagos State Police has warned against any protest or rally in commemoration of the country’s Independence Day anniversary. This warning is coming on the heels of planned million-man protest across the country by the #RevolutionNow campaigners to register their displeasure on the state of the nation. According to the Commissioner of Police (CP) Hakeem […]

Queen Elizabeth II congratulates Nigeria on 60th Independence Anniversary

British Monarch Queen Elizabeth 11 has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary. The message, conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria, was quoted in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and made available to […]

Ooni Of Ife’s Wife, Olori Silekunola Welcomes His First Son

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has welcomed his first son with his wife young wife, Olori Silekunola. Though as at the moment of publication the date and place of birth of the new Prince are yet to be confirmed. The Olori Silekunola has been away from the public eye since she conceived and […]

Nigeria at 60: President Buhari to address nation from Eagle Square

AS part of activities commemorating the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Thursday, October 1, 2020. This was made known in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja on Wednesday. […]

Hours After Declaring Governorship Ambition, Obasa sack Abdul Hakeem As SA

Hours after launching the Iyepe Political Movement for 2023, a political group intended to actualise his governorship ambition, Hon AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef’s appointment as Special Adviser to the Speaker on the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has been terminated. On Tuesday, 29 September, 2020, AbdulLateef launched his Iyepe Political Movement meant to […]

Ajayi to Ijaw leaders: your votes can’t make me Gov

It was a day of mixed feelings over the weekend when the governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Agboola Ajayi, told leaders of the Arogbo Ijaw community resident in Akure he did not require their votes to be Governor. The Deputy Governor had sought audience with leaders of thought of Arogbo Ijaw Kingdom […]

“We are backing you for honouring Agagu” – Ikale Traditional Rulers to Rotimi Akeredolu

“Electricity Power will be restored to all communities in Ondo South Senatorial District through Omotosho Power Plant… Before, we have installed solar powers in our primary schools and some communities; Okitipupa benefitted well from this. Okitipupa benefited the most from the schools and hospitals we renovated” – Akeredolu “Ore Industrial Hub is a masterpiece, sincerely […]

LIRS Sends Pre-2021 Tax Payment Notification To BBNAIJA Winner, Laycon

Hours after organisers of Big Brother Naija announced Olamilekan Agbeleshe, also known as Laycon, 2020 BB NAIJA winner, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), has send a pre-2021 tax payment notification to the new celebrity. The revenue agency, through a statement on its official social media handle, congratulated the 26-year-old for the achievement and reminded […]

N2.67bn school feeding funds found in private accounts — ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Monday, said that it uncovered the sum of N2.67 billion payment made to some federal colleges for school feeding during the lockdown in personal accounts. The ICPC said that the money diverted into personal accounts was paid when children were not in school. Chairman […]