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Floods: Lagos to demolish properties blocking drain channels

In a bid to mitigate the incidence of flooding, the Lagos State Government on Sunday ordered owners of properties erected on drainage channels and impeding the free-flow of water to immediately vacate or risk being removed. The Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, expressed dismay that the lawless activities of some people ... Read More »

Veteran Actor, Adebayo Faleti is dead

Ace broadcaster and prominent Yoruba actor, Chief Adebayo Faleti, is dead. He was 86 years old. He died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan at about 6.30am and his house at Morenikeji Avenue, off Tokunbo Ojo Street of Olororo area of Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, have become a mecca of sorts. The old student of Ibadan Boys High School was a ... Read More »

Just in:APC records Landslide Victory at Ambode’s Polling Unit

  The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won both the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections in Ward A6 polling Unit 033 located in Ogunmodede College, Papa Epe where the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode voted this morning.   At the end of counting of the votes cast, the results showed that the APC polled a total of 299 votes for the ... Read More »

Has Tinubu Acquired another Private Jet?

Influential politician and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu may have purchased another private jet if stories making the rounds in the social media is true. It is said that the jet is a Bombadier Global Express XRS, same type owned by Forbe’s richest men: Aliko Dangote and Dr Mike Adenuga Jnr.Those in the know say ... Read More »

Pendulum: Dele Momodu schools Nigerian Youths on how to grab power

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh when I got a call early this week from Ambassador Dayo Israel, one of the brightest youths I had mentored in my own modest way some years ago. It was a plaintive cry for help after the debacle of a failed local government chairmanship  aspiration bid and ... Read More »

Amosun Assures Ogun Workers of Better Welfare

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has restated the determination of his government to meet its commitment and obligation to its workers towards their improved welfare. He said this at the state’s 2017 Public Service Day Lecture, with the topic, Stress Management and Keeping Healthy, held at the June 12, Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. Amosun said he is not oblivious ... Read More »

Photo News: Governor Udom Emmanuel receives Senate Committee on Works

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Photo News: Ambode visits Governor Ajimobi of Oyo State

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We did not hide any TSA Funds-Fidelity Bank

Fidelity Bank has refuted reports that it was one of the banks recently discovered to have been hiding over N220billion of TSA funds contrary to government regulations. In a statement signed by Charles Aigbe, the bank’s Divisional Head of Brand and Communications,  Fidelity Bank had no role. The statement read: “Our attention has been drawn to media reports stating that ... Read More »

Senate Vows To End LAUTECH Crisis

The senate has vowed to bring to an end the crisis bedeviling the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) that led to the closure of the institution for almost two years. Speaking while receiving a delegation led by the president of LAUTECH Alumni Association, Professor Adewale Sunday, in Abuja, the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, described the ... Read More »