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Ambode mourns LASIEC Commissioner, Lateef Raji

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed sadness over the death of a Commissioner of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Mr. Abdullateef Raji. Raji, a former Special Adviser on Information and Strategy between 2011 and 2015 died in the early hours of Monday at the age of 54. Governor Ambode, in a statement signed by his ... Read More »

Niy Adebayo’s son weds!

Richard, the son of former Ekiti State Governor and Reni Young had their traditional wedding at the Balmoral Event Center at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, August 12th. As expected it was well attended by the cream of society.   Read More »

Update:Banire Shuns APC Disciplinary Committee Summons

  Embattled National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire on Monday failed to appear before the Disciplinary Committee set up by the party in Ward C of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State to adjudicate on allegations of anti-party activities and misappropriation of campaign materials and logistics leveled against him. The Committee had summoned Banire ... Read More »

Just In: Ronaldo gets 5-match ban for pushing El Classico Referee

Portuguese Captain and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has been slammed with a 5-match ban for losing his cool after receiving a second yellow for an an alleged diving offence during the season’s first El Clasico at the Nou Camp. An angry Ronaldo believed he was roughened up by Barcelona’s Umtiti and was pulled down contrary to the verdict of ... Read More »

News Alert: Okonoboh, Edo Speaker, Deputy Impeached!

Dr. Justin Okonoboh of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Igueben has been impeached. A new Speaker, Kabiru Adjoto has been sworn in. Okonoboh was impeached at the House of Assembly in Benin City, the state capital, after a letter of a vote of no confidence was read at plenary. The impeachment notice was signed by 16 members of the 24-member Assembly. Adjoto ... Read More »

Lagos closes N86billion infrastructure bond

Lagos State Government on Monday announced the closure of the N85, 140,000,000 Series 2 Bond Issuance geared towards improving the physical and social infrastructure in the State.  Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade in a statement, said the Bond was issued in two tranches of N46,370,000,000 16.75 percent Tranche 1 maturing August 2024 and the N38,770,000,000 17.25 percent Tranche 2 ... Read More »

Davido’s Police Excorts detained, tried for overzealous shooting

Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the detention and trial of two of its personnel that recently escorted popular musician, Davido, for reckless shooting. A video in circulation on social media showed two policemen allegedly shooting into the air on the street in a moving vehicle in Lagos. Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit ( PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, told ... Read More »

Investment in sports key to winning competitions-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday identified the right investment in sports as the necessary impetus that can bring about good performance of Nigerian athletes in sporting competitions, saying that it was time for the country to focus in such direction. Governor Ambode, who made the reamrks while speaking to journalists at the end of the Seamaster ITTF ... Read More »

Four die in Owerri Building Collapse

Four persons were killed while three others sustained severe injuries in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the collapse of a three-storey building. The three injured persons were among the seven survivors in the tragedy. Among those who perished in the building, which occurred on Egbu Road, opposite Fire Service, in the state capital, were a one-year and ... Read More »

Kashamu to Party elders “Dont Kill South West PDP”

Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, has urged national leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to kill the party in the Southwest. Kashamu, in a statement, said one or two people should not be allowed to control the party in the Southwest. He said: “I wish to urge our national leaders not to allow these people to destroy ... Read More »