Gov. Sanwo-Olu attends inauguration service, says “we will be fair to all”

…Restates Call On Religious Leaders To Propagate Government Programmes Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu today restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people and be fair to all, irrespective of their religion, tribe or party afilliation. Speaking at a Special Inauguration Thanksgiving Service held at the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, the Governor stated that since the people of the state have spoken through their votes, himself and his deputy have no choice but to serve them without fear or favour and make life worth living…

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NANS, NYCN SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH NYSC

The National Association of Nigerian Students has appealed for support from NYSC to stem the tide of increasing societal vices among youths in the country. The group however commended NYSC Management for mentoring graduate youths of the country on moral rebirth. The Chairman, NANS, Joint Campus Committee, FCT Abuja, Comrade Mojeed Omolaja made this known when he led some members of the association on a courtesy call to the Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office at Abuja. Omolaja said all stakeholders must team up to sensitize and inculcate…

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Kogi guber polls: Allow west senatorial zone to produce next governor- Group

Julius Atabor, Lokoja. Ahead of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Kogi state, a group under the aegis of Citizens for Equity , Fairness and Justice has challenged other Senatorial zones  of the state  to allow Western Senatorial District  to produce the  next governor  for the state.  In a press conference held on Friday in Lokoja, the Spokesman for the group Mohammed Abubakar appealed to kogi East and Central zones as a matter of equity and fairness to support the candidates  from the west for the plum governorship seat…

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Seyi Makinde Dissolves LG, Board Chairmen, Places Embargo On Council, State

Governor Seyi Makinde has dissolved all local government chairmen in Oyo State with immediate effect. Makinde, in a statement by his Chief of Staff, Chief Bisi Ilaka, asked them to handover to the head of local government administration or senior directors in their local government areas and councils. Read full statements below His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Oluseyi Makinde has directed as follows: 1. That all local Government authorities, Local Council Development Authorities be dissolved with immediate effect. 2. That all Local Government Chairmen are to hand…

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May 29: See How Amosun Signed Out As Governor Of Ogun State

The outgoing Governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday surprised the people of the state as he read the 8p.m. news on the state-owned television station, OGTV. Igbere TV reports that the governor read the news together with OGTV newscaster, Kemi Ewedairo Yusuph (Mrs). Amosun, dressed in “agbada” attire and his long cap, read the news on the last day of his eight-year reign in Ogun to say thank you to the people of the state for the cooperation given to his administration.

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Rochas Okorocha Leaving Imo Government House In Style (Photos)

Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that his tenancy in Imo State Government House where he has lived in the past eight years as governor has expired and also his governorship, stating that whatever has a beginning must have an end. The governor also stated that he enjoyed the wonderful support of Imo people as their governor for eight years adding that some of the elite who had certain reservations about his administrations must have had their reasons, adding that he has done very well as the governor of the State…

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FCT Police Command hits notorious robbers, cultists and one chance suspects

Juliet Ezeh, Abuja. The FCT Police Command today paraded 24 suspects for allegedly armed robbery at various locations with the federal capital territory. The deputy commissioner of police in charge of operations Usman AK Umar while addressing newsmen at the police command headquarters Abuja said that suspects were arrested with the month of May 2018 for various criminal offence and activities ranging from armed robbery cases to cultism. Parading these suspects, the DCP operations said the command will continue to be proactive in the fight against crime with FCT He…

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Enugu state commissioner of police charges officers to be professional in discharging their duties

The Enugu state commissioner of police Sulaiman Balarabe has assured of his commands continual partnership with sister security Agencies and relevant stake holders in the state for a safe and secured environment. He made this assurance recently in Nsukka on while interfacing with various stake holders from Nsukka Area command Zone at the Area Command Headquarters at Nsukka on the occassion of his official tour of Divisions, Area Commands and formations to interface with officers and men and to interact with them and stakeholders under the principle of Community oriented…

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Enugu state Police command arrests 140 men and women parading themselves as indigenous people of Biafra

The Enugu state command of the Nigeria Police Force is advising parents and guardians not to allow their children and ward to be used by any person or group of persons to threaten the existing peace and safety in the state. The command further warn those with such notion and intention to desist from it as the state command working in partnership with sister security Agencies and relevant stakeholders is assuring residents of their safety and security as those fanning the embers of any unlawful act of ordering for SIT…

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DG WARNS CORPS PRODUCING INSTITUTIONS TO AVOID FRAUDULENT MOBILISATION

Corps Producing Institutions have been warned not to enrol unqualified graduates into the Mobilization process of National Youth Service Corps. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning while addressing Data Entry Officers from Corps Producing Institutions across the country including Deployment and Relocation Officers from NYSC State Secretariats and FCT at a workshop in Abuja. Ibrahim advised the workshop participants not to fall into the temptation of unscrupulous elements that may want to truncate the Mobilization process. He added that NYSC would blacklist any Corps Producing Institution involved…

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NDLEA Intercepts Hard Currency Smugglers

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Special Area Command has intercepted two currency smugglers at the Airport in Abuja. The suspects, Obasi Derek Chidi who hails from Enugu State and Nebo Obunmneme Lloyd from Abia State were apprehended as they arrived the airport aboard an Ethiopian Airline Flight 911, connecting from Tel Aviv, Israel. They were arrested with various sums of hard currencies neatly concealed in their travelling bags which they failed to declare at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel or upon arrival at Nmadi Azikiwe…

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Breaking: Theresa May Resigns

British Prime Minister, Theresa May has resigned. Mrs. May announced her resignation on friday morning in an emotional address that she will step down as conservative leader on June 7 after failing to convince MPs to support her Brexit deal. she broke down in tears as she said serving as prime minster was “the honor of my life” “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,”May, her voice breaking with emotion, said in a statement outside…

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FG opens radio station to reach herdsmen

The Federal Government says it has acquired an Amplitude Modulation radio broadcast licence to reach herdsmen across various locations in the country as parts of measures to enhance nomadic education. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated this in Abuja during an interview with newsmen, adding that the establishment of the radio frequency was to end the perennial farmers-herders crises across the country. The minister noted that the radio service would operate on frequency of 720KHz, and would air in Fulani language, as the government believes that the radio medium…

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Adamu Mohammed Confirmed As Inspector General Of Police

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has been confirmed by the Council of State, as the new Inspector General of police.  His confirmation was announced at the police council meeting today which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Adamu was appointed in the acting capacity on January 15, succeeding the former IGP, Ibrahim Idris. President Buhari had asked Mr Idris to hand over to Mr Adamu following his retirement from service at the age of 60. Adamu’s appointment brought to an end the controversy surrounding the retirement…

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Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday, withdrew as a member of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. This followed allegations of likelihood of bias leveled against her by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Although the five-man panel of the tribunal, in a unanimous ruling dismissed the application, Bulkachuwa said she was withdrawing for “personal reasons.” Justice Olabisi Ige, who read the lead ruling of the panel, held that the relationship between Justice Bulkachuwa and her husband, Adamu Bulkachuwa, who is…

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Egypt, Ethiopian Airlines Running Drug Cartels In Nigeria, Says Dabiri-erewa

Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has accused Egypt and Ethiopian Airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international airports. Dabiri-Erewa stated this on Wednesday during an investigative hearing by an ad-hoc Committee of the Senate set up to look into the circumstances leading to the arrest last December of a Nigerian lady, Zainab Aliyu by Saudi Arabian authorities. Dabiri-Erewa told the committee that, “We have other foreign and local Airlines operating at our Airports. But Egyptian and Ethiopian Airlines have drug cartels operating at our…

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Workers salaries: Bello Lied – Kogi NLC

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC)  Kogi state Council , comrade Onuh Edoka has  described the governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello as a pathological liar  over his  statement on television that he does not owe  workers salaries. The chairman told the governor point blank in a meeting at the government house called  at the instant of the government to resolve some grew areas bordering on workers welfare. Earlier, the chairman ,  had told the governor that he took exception to the nomenclature of the meeting that…

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