COVID-19: With over 2314, Nigeria records highest cases ever

January 23, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigeria on Friday recorded 2314 COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. Out ot the numbers, Lagos, Kaduna and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) registered highest infection within 24 hours. Here is the breakdown Lagos-831 Kaduna-545 FCT-235 Plateau-127 Nasarawa-80 Oyo-72 Delta-65 Rivers-64 Kano-46 Ogun-46 Bayelsa-30 Gombe-30 Abia-28 Osun-27 Edo-25 Ondo-14 Sokoto-12 Zamfara-10 Bauchi-8 Imo-5 Jigawa-4 Ekiti-4 Borno-4 Read More

Scrap or restructure NIDCOM now, Oduduwa group beckons FG

January 19, 2021 Admin III 0

The Coalition of Oduduwa Descendants (COD) has urged the Federal Government to totally scrap or restructure the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) over threats to national security by some Nigerians in the Diaspora.  According to the Oduduwa group, this has become paramount following hate campaigns by some disgruntled elements abroad, endorsing negative publicity about Nigeria. The COD made these known at a Read More

Experts task Lagos on proper disposal of facemasks

January 18, 2021 Admin III 0

Buoyed by reports that about 1.5 billion face marks found their way into the planet’s oceans in 2020, environmentalists have urged the Lagos State government to initiate campaigns against the indiscriminate disposal of face masks. They noted that despite the vital roles played by facemasks and other protective items in the fight against COVID-19, the materials have detrimental impacts on Read More

Breaking: Ex-Finance, Commerce Minister is dead, burial day announced

January 17, 2021 Admin III 0

A former Minister Jubril Martins-Kuye has passed on. Martins-Kuye who served twice as a minister died on Sunday morning in his hometown of Ago-Iwoye at 78 years, according to one of his sons. The Ago-Iwoye born politician was appointed as Minister of Commerce and Industry on April 6, 2010, when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan announced his cabinet. He was trained Read More

Celebrating an academic icon

January 11, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

The importance of education in the society has been brought to the fore. This time around, members of family, friends, former colleagues, students and well-wishers have showered encomiums and rejoiced with Prof. Steve Afolami of the Department of Crop Protection, College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT); Pioneer Chairman, Farm Practical Year (FPY) Programme of the Federal University of Read More

Billionaire Bitcoin CEO weds heartthrob

January 11, 2021 Admin III 0

It was the gathering of crémé de la crémé in the society when billionaire Chief Executive Officer (CEO) a multi million dollar bitcoin corporation, Orhosere Okeoghene of “SenexPAY” got hooked to his long time hearthrob, Innocent Isioma, who who is also the CEO, Omani luxury nail salon in Lagos. Okeoghene who couldn’t hide his joy before and during the wedding Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu cancels ongoing appointment of LASU VC, orders fresh process

January 8, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Lagos state governor and visitor to Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive ninth Vice Chancellor (VC) of the institution. The governor further directed that a fresh process that would terminate in 45 days should commence immediately. According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Read More

Tinubu denies testing positive to COVID-19

January 4, 2021 Admin III 0

A former governor of Lagos state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has denied a report trending on social media that he is battling with COVID-19. Tinubu’s spokesperson, Tunde Rahman, said his principal has done COVID-19 test 15 times and all results came negative. There were speculations on Sunday morning about the health status of the national Read More

WAFU tourney: Golden Eaglets head to Togo

January 2, 2021 Admin III 0

Five-time world champions Nigeria and three-time world champions Ghana headline the seven-team West African Football Union (WAFU B) U17 Tournament taking place in Lome, Togo 5th  – 20th January 2021. Nigeria’s U17 Boys, Golden Eaglets will fly into Lome on Sunday morning from Lagos, with a squad of 25 players who are expected to pick the ticket from the WAFU tournament to Read More

Sanwo-Olu, stop this madness

December 24, 2020 Admin III 0

I was assailed by the gory sight that confronted me as I drove from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport on Sunday. As I descended from the international wing of the airport on my way to Isolo, the newly constructed now 10-lane expressway was a delight until I approached the Ajao Estate gate to connect Osolo Way opposite the popular 7/8 Read More

#EndSARS protest taught me to focus on youth devt- Desmond Elliot

December 22, 2020 Temitope Musowo, 0

The lawmaker representing Surulere constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Desmond Olusola Elliot, has said he has leant to be more committed to youth development through the #EndSARS protest. Hon. Desmond who was speaking at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday during the Surulere Farmfare organised by Coalition of Youths in conjunction with African Farmer said youth Read More

Lagos Assembly to pass a bill to regulate real estate

December 17, 2020 Admin III 0

Lagos State House of Assembly is set to pass a new bill that will regulate real estate operations in the state. The bill entitled; “Lagos Stats Real Estate Regulatory Authority” went through public hearing on Thursday 17th December, 2020 at the Assembly pavilion. Chairman of the Committee on Housing, Hon. Bisi Yusuff, Alimosho 1, said during the event that the Read More

What else does Falana want?

December 16, 2020 Mohammed Jega 0

Lagos based lawyer, Femi Falana lives in a cage. He has like the character, Malone, in Arthur Conan Doyle’s science fiction, The Lost World, who realising he had lost his fiancee to another man, gave up on trying to make meaning out of civilisation and chose to go back to the jungle. Like Malone, Falana, who delude in the deception of Read More

Lagos remits over N25bn in 18 months into 5,819 RSAs

December 15, 2020 Edet Udoh 0

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State said so far the state has paid over N25 billion into the Retirement Savings Accounts (RSAs) of 5,819 retirees of the state since the advent of the present administration. Sanwo-Olu, represented by Mrs. Olubunmi Fabanwo, Chairman, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, said this at the 81st Retirement Bond Certificate presentation to 471 retirees of Read More

Breaking: Day after going into isolation, Sanwo-Olu contracts Coronavirus

December 12, 2020 Admin III 0

Lagos state Commissioner for Health Akin Abayomi has just diclosed that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tested positive for Coronavus A statement, Saturday night, Sanwo-Olu is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by a clinical team from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba. “The governor is showing mild symptoms and fatigue typical of a mild case of COVID. Read More

IT coy, Huntella, targeting global household brand – Bankole

December 3, 2020 Admin III 0

Entrepreneur and founder of an IT company, Huntella, Bankole Bada, has said its aim is to be a global household brand in Nigeria. Bankole who spoke in an interview at the company’s corporate office in Lagos said, “We have been in the business of accessories since 2010, distributing and selling gadgets to our clients, and delivering at their homes. “One Read More

Nigeria constitution outlawed homosexualism, lesbianism – Lawyer

November 30, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Executive director, the Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERS) in Lagos, and a constitutional lawyer, Barrister Xeenarh Mohammed, has said that Nigeria’s constitution outlawed homosexualism and lesbianism. Barrister Mohammed who stated this in Ibadan added that henceforth, anyone caught involved in homosexual or lesbianism risks 14 years jail term. The constitutional lawyer stated that 47 men accused of homosexuality are currently Read More

#EndSARS: Don’t subvert truth before Lagos panel, group tells Lagos govt, Amnesty Int’l

November 30, 2020 Admin III 0

The Lagos state government and Amnesty International (A), have been told to allow the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to probe the allegation of brutality against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos state to work without any form of interference. A civil society organisation, Advocates For Social Justice, at a press conference in Abuja, warned the Lagos Read More

Shadows behind the #EndSARS mask

November 26, 2020 Charles Ibekwe 0

These days, every Nigerian has noticed the loud silence of the usually garrulous human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana and his clan of minions over preachments on the propriety of the #EndSARS protests in Nigerian. Or even, the inappropriateness of Government actions on the protestors to tame the tide of the destructive violence. The silence has become very pronounced in Read More

Lekki shooting: Int’l Journalists accuse CNN of targeting Nigerian Army

November 26, 2020 Admin III 0

The report by Cable News Network (CNN) on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos was a “poor” hatchet job targeted at the Nigerian Army, the International Institute for Investigative Journalism (IIIJ) has alleged.  In an electronic statement signed by special rapporteur, Francois Deburoiche, on Wednesday, the IIIJ said it came to this conclusion following a careful investigation on the events that Read More