A major step towards a cleaner Lagos will be taken on Wednesday, 4th August, 2021, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu unveiling a set of 102 new locally assembled trucks for the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). There are also 100 double dino bins painted in the all-orange LAWMA colour. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, ...
A security guard have been arrested over alleged plan to kidnap the Manager of Zenith Bank branch in Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Spokesman, SP Bello Kontongs, who confirmed the arrest, said that the security man was arrested along with another suspect. The security guard was said to have accused the bank manager, Mr ...
A billionaire and owner of FC Udala, Philip Nonso Udala has been assassinated and his remains burnt by unknown gunmen in Anambra state. The businessman was accosted on Tuesday night by yet-to-be identified gunmen along Eke Agu-Ideani road in Abatete community, Idemili North Local government area of the state. He was shot dead and his vehicle, a Lexus SUV set ...
The former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has claimed that supporters of President Muhammad Buhari are opposed to the prospect of ex-Lagos Governor and APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu becoming president in 2023. Speaking in Kano during an interview, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain said that the promoters of the Buhari Presidency would most certainly shun Tinubu’s ...
The Federal Government has arrested the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami(SAN), who made the disclosure to journalists on Tuesday, revealed that Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday. He said the arrest followed a collaborative effort between security agencies ...
The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Sheik Ahmad Gumi. The respected Islamic scholar was invited days after he said security operatives were conniving with bandits. When he featured on an ARISE Television programme earlier in the week, Gumi had said bandits would not have had access to weapons without the connivance of corrupt security operatives. On Friday, VOA’s ...
Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria and 17 other lawyers, on Thursday, appeared at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja to argue the child molestation case levelled against embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha. Dada Awosika, SAN; and Babatunde Ogala, SAN, announced their appearance before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo during Thursday’s proceedings while the Lagos State Director of ...
By FEMI ADESINA Which one is Iberiberism again o? What kind of English shall we not hear in this country? Well, the word is not regular English language, neither is it my creation. The copyright belongs to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, who created something being fast accepted in English from the Igbo word, Iberibe, meaning foolery, trickery, or ...
Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the House of Representatives have staged a walkout over the refusal of the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to grant their prayer on the Federal Government’s Twitter Ban. Gbajabiamila had earlier asked relevant committees of the House to investigate the matter within 10 days. Leader of the PDP caucus, Kingsley Chinda, much later, raised a ...