Late Alaafin’s son, AbdulFatai Adeyemi, dies hours to 47th birthday

December 8, 2023 Admin III 0

One of the sons of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, AbdulFatai Adeyemi, is dead. Adeyemi, popularly known as D-Gov, died at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, in the early hours of Friday. The Oyo prince, who was the immediate-past Chairman of Oyo State Local Government Pension Board, died a few hours before his 47th birthday. The Read More

Police summon Mr Ibu’s son, adopted daughter

November 24, 2023 Admin III 0

The police in Lagos have invited Chioma Jasmine Okafor, the adopted daughter of Nollywood comic actor, Mr Ibu, amid claims she withdrew N300 million from the ailing actor’s donation account. In a recent Instagram post, actress Doris Ogala alleged that Stella Maris, Mr. Ibu’s wife, ordered the arrest of Jasmine and the actor’s sons. Ogala said Stella accused Jasmine of Read More

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SON to unveil 20 security features to curb fake goods

April 17, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has completed arrangements for the launch and unveiling of its Product Authentication Mark (PAM) sticker to check the inflow of fake, substandard and counterfeit goods into the country. The Director General and Chief Executive, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim disclosed this at a stakeholders sensitisation programme on Product Authentication Mark (PAM) in Lagos. According to Read More

SON unveils plan to encourage local manufacturers, investors to protect investments

April 6, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has put in place various standardisation products to encourage local manufacturers, prospective investors and importers of goods into Nigeria and protect their investments . According to the Director General of SON, Malam Farouk Salim explained that this products includes Standards, Product & Systems Certification, Registration, Accredited Laboratory Testing, Metrology Services, & Human Capacity Building Read More

SON director hammers on need to assist less privilege

December 13, 2022 John Shiaondo Makurdi 0

Director of Projects Certification, at Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Tersoo Orngudwem, Monday stated the need to assist the less privilege to acquire education. He also said education enhances the beauty of the mind by learning to see the beauty in every little thing.Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the John’s Secondary School, Gboko and 100 million naira appeal Read More

Court exonerates SON over importation of Sugar unfortified with vitamin A

August 25, 2022 Adeola Tukuru, Abuja 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja recently dismissed the appeal filed by Sunshine Chemical Development Company Limited against the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) claiming that SON had acted in bad faith in rejecting the company’s application to import sugar unfortified with Vitamin A. Dissatisfied with the ruling of Justice B. F. M. Nyako of the Federal High Court, Read More

SON berates absence of regulators at seaports, destroys fake products

June 23, 2022 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on Wednesday bemoaned the absence of the regulatory agency at the nation’s seaports warning that importers have seized the opportunity to flood the markets with substandard goods. The agency destroyed thousands of confiscated imported substandard goods such as Electric Cables, Engine OiL LPG, Gas Cylinders, Stuffed new Tyres, Substandard and unapproved Cigarettes and substandard Read More

SEC to partner SON on commodities standards

November 8, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria are set to take their collaboration on Commodities Trading Ecosystem a step further with the hosting of a Commodities Standards Sensitisation Workshop. The workshop which holds Monday and Tuesday in Lagos will see Processors, Farmer Groups, Exporters, Farmer Co-operatives, Merchants/off takers as well as Agric Extension Officers in attendance. Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage – Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as ‘bondage imposed by the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

APC appeal com’tt okay Niger Congress, says no petition, complaint received

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the State Congress Appeal Committee in Niger state, Chief Ray Morphy, has said that his committee did not recieve petition or complaint regarding the recently conducted state congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state. Chief Morphy declared that the appeal committee’s exercise was open, inclusive and democratic. The national secretariat of APC had Read More

Insecurity: Stop tagging terrorism as banditry, Akeredolu warns

October 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has warned that the various criminal activities of kidnapping, bombing and assault on the people in some parts of the country which are being referred to as banditry must be appropriately addressed as terrorism. Governor Akeredolu said that infiltration of the country’s borders and burning down of railway are activities that must be Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

Cultists clash in Osun: Amotekun, JTF raid hideouts, arrests 11

September 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

There was panic in Owo-Ope area, Osogbo, Osun state, as suspected cultists clashed and killed one person. The victim whose name was not confirmed as at the time of filing this report, was allege to be a member of a rival group of the cultists. It was gathered that residents scampered for safety when the suspected cultists stormed the area, shooting Read More

FG wants attackers of firefighters in Kogi brought to book

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has condemned the reported attack on some firefighters and fire trucks by hoodlums in Kogi state, saying such act “is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not go unpunished.” Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Dr. Liman Ibrahim, has however has vowed that those behind the act described as ‘dastardly’ will surely be punished The Read More

25 feared dead as cholera breaks out in Ogun

September 7, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

No fewer than twenty-five persons have been reported dead following the cholera outbreak at Magboro in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun State. The outbreak which affected Arepo, Akesan, Akintonde, Sofolarin and Abule-Oko communities have created palpable fear among residents’. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker who confirmed the incident, said the outbreak affected mostly the motorcycle riders and Read More