Gridlock: Sanwo-Olu Speaks On Finding Lasting Solution As He Visits Apapa

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, on Thursday assured residents in the Apapa area of the state that plans were on the way to find a lasting solution to the gridlock in the area. While on an inspection tour of the traffic situation in Apapa, the governor said that the traffic problem in the area and […]

Osinbajo Hails 83-Year-Old Muslim Cleric Who Saved Christians In Jos

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the 83-year-old Muslim Cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved the lives of hundreds of persons fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau as a hero. The people were fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits. Mr […]

Longtime US Senator, Thad Cochran Dies At 81

Former US senator, Thad Cochran, a soft-spoken but powerful Republican who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than four decades has died today at the age of 81. His longtime spokesman Chris Gallegos said “Cochran’s family extends its gratitude for the support shown to the senator by Mississippians over the years”. A cause of death […]

24 Hours After Inauguration: New Governors In Controversial Start

After their inauguration on Wednesday, 29 governors formally mounted the mantle of leadership in their various domains yesterday. While some took off on controversial note, others warmed their ways into the hearts of their populace even as some were absent at their duty post. In his first official day on duty, Governor Emeka Ihedioha directed […]

Senate Holds Valedictory Session June 6

The Senate on Thursday announced it has concluded its business for the session and adjourned till June 6 for valedictory, to mark the end of the session. Senate President Bukola Saraki, it was gathered, was absent at the plenary. Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over plenary, made the announcement. Ekweremadu thanked […]

Sanwo-Olu appoints six new Permanent Secretaries

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in Lagos State Public Service with effect from 1st June 2019. A release by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola listed the appointed Permanent Secretaries and their previous positions as follows: Dr. Eniayewun Ademuyiwa Benjamin: MD Lagos […]

Ogun workers honour ex-deputy governor

The immediate past Ogun State Deputy Governor Chief Yetunde Onanuga has been described as an exemplary leader and a caring mother, who is always concerned about the welfare of her workers. The commendation was made by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Reverend Gbenle Olugbebi, during a get-together event organised in her honour by […]

Why I boycotted governor’s inauguration, by Ladoja

Former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja on Thursday clarified that he could not attend Governor Seyi Makinde’s inauguration on Wednesday because he was bereaved and in a state of mourning. Ladoja’s clarification is against speculations that there was a misunderstanding between him and Makinde. Besides, he explained that his absence at the venue of the […]

Trump threatens Mexico with 25% tariff over migrant surge

President Donald Trump said he would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods until that country stops immigrants from entering the U.S. illegally – brandishing a weapon used against a widening group of countries and perhaps jeopardizing a new North American trade agreement. The tariff would take effect June 10, “until such time as illegal […]

Breaking: Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday granted a musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley), bail for N2millon with two sureties in like sum. Justice Nicholas Oweibo ruled that one of the sureties must be on Grade Level 10 in the Federal or state employment. The other surety must have a landed property within […]

Fani-Kayode Speaks On Obasanjo, Jonathan Absence At Buhari’s Inauguration

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has hailed former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan for shunning the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term. In a post on his Twitter page, the PDP chieftain mocked Buhari for not delivering a speech to Nigerians after his inauguration. He also commended former Heads of […]

Man Sets Self Ablaze Near Presidential Villa (Video)

A yet to be identified man is currently receiving first aid treatment after setting himself ablaze at the Presidential Villa (White House) in Washington DC, United States. The ugly incident occurred on Wednesday, May 29 at the south of the president’s residence — near 15th Street and Constitution Avenue, the Secret Service said on Twitter. […]

What Reno Omokri Told Oshiomhole For Breaking Protocol

Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has mocked the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole whose video went viral across social media platforms for breaching protocol during the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Omokri who took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to react also […]

Real Reason Buhari Refused To Deliver Speech At Inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday sworn-in for a second term alongside the Vice President, Yemi Osinabjo at the Eagle Square Abuja. After taking his oath and partaking in other ceremonies, Buhari failed to deliver any speech to Nigerians. The oath of office was administered on them by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), […]

Exclusive Photos From The Presidential Inauguration State Banquet

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, joined other Nigerians to attend the Presidential Inauguration State Banquet that took place at the state house last night. President Buhari and his wife, Aisha, were however not in attendance. See more photos below.

Oyo Governor Sacks All Council Chairmen, Boards Of Agencies

Few hours after his inauguration, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has sacked all the local government and local council development chairmen in the state. The Chief of Staff to the governor, Bisi Ilaka, made this known in a statement in Ibadan on Wednesday evening. The governor directed all local government chairpersons to hand over to […]

No Dispute Between Jonathan And I — Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said there is no dispute between him and former President Goodluck Jonathan. Dickson, who spoke yesterday in a live media chat at the Government House in Yenagoa, criticised those aspiring for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the November governorship election. He said they lacked […]