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Ogun Government approves Lifting of Moratorium on Capital Punishment-related cases

The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the lifting of a moratorium on cases relating to capital Punishment as part of measures to fast track dispensation of Justice in the state. The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Olumide Ayeni and the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Dayo Adeneye briefed newsmen after the 31st weekly Executive council meeting ... Read More »

Policeman who shot FRSC officials in Aba dismissed

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Leye Oyebade, said on Monday that the force had dismissed Police Corporal Iroh Orji, for shooting two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) at Aba. Oyebade said this while addressing newsmen on the activities of the command. He said that Orji was tried and found guilty of the offence and had ... Read More »

Just In Awujale is hale and hearty!

“Awujale is alive, it is not true he is dead” These were the words of one of our sources close to respected King, Oba Sikiru Kayode, Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland. The source revealed that The Awujale was in fact in a prestigious Lagos as we speak this evening and though he has been sick for the past three weeks ... Read More »

APC crisis:Lawmaker drags Banire to court alleges forgery

Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni has dragged the National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja over forgery of his purported withdrawal letter from the 2015 election into Lagos Island Constituency 1 of the House. Sanni, who filed the suit alongside two APC ... Read More »

Mob attacks two anti-El Rufai Senators in Kaduna (See Pictures)

Senators Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi,  two Senators from Kaduna State who have been at loggeron Sunday escaped mob attack in Kaduna. The senators were about briefing the press when a mob struck at the venue when the mob swooped on them and they were ferried to safety by their security aides and journalists at the venue. Sani and Hunkuyi ... Read More »

The True Story of John Fashanu’s arrest

Former England International, John Fashanu has denied media reports that he was arrested and locked up for two days for over a multi-million naira land deal. According to his media aide, Micheal Richards Fashanu was never arrested but was invited to the police station over a sold land disagreement with his long time friend. The true story is that John ... Read More »

Strike: Resident Doctors give FG 21-day ultimatum

Resident doctors have threatened to down tools in the next 21 days except the federal government meet their demands. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) also referred Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; a former health minister, Dr Onyebuchi Chukwu, and one other, all life members, for sanction for carrying out activities and actions inimical to welfare and progress of ... Read More »

How the Kidnappers treated us-Igbonla student reveals

Ramon Isiaq, one of the kidnapped Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, students has revealed that the kidnappers actually killed some security men, fed them with poor food and kept them in unhealthy surroundings. The 16-year-old Senior Secondary School 2 pupil said the abductors exposed him and his colleagues – Peter Jonah, Adebayo George, Judah Agbausi, Pelumi Philips and Farouq ... Read More »

Igbonla Rescue:We’ll Use Holiday Period to enhance security in Schools-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday hailed the successful rescue of the six kidnapped students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, assuring that the government would utilise the academic break to reinforce security in all schools in the State, especially in the suburb and riverine areas to prevent a reoccurrence. The Governor, who spoke through the State’s Deputy Governor, ... Read More »

10 die, six injured in tanker explosion

Ten people were burnt beyond recognition while six others sustained serious injuries when a petrol tanker went up in flames in Felele area of Lokoja on Friday. Segun Martins, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi State, who confirmed this in Lokoja, said most of the victims were passengers travelling in an 18-seater commercial bus. Also ... Read More »