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Second Term: Ambode Reshuffles Cabinet, drops 3 Commissioners

Ahead of his intention to make a second tern bid, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones.   In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe ... Read More »

Senator Dino slams Governor Bello”Incessant Sqck of Kogi Workers is illegal, unacceptable”

Adeleke Adeosun Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the 8th Senate has urged Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello to what he described as his new past time of sacking workers. Describing that Governor’s action as illegal and unacceptable, Senator Melaye noted that the Governor was inhuman for putting the people through this difficult situation. A statement from Senator Melaye ... Read More »

“It’s A Boy”-Igbinedion/Mantu Union get First Grand Child

There is joy in the households of Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion and former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu. The reason for the jollity is that the love-filled marriage of beautiful Orobosa Igbinedion and handsome Umar Mantu has now been blessed with an adorable baby boy Orobosa was delivered of the baby a few days ago and her ... Read More »

Dele Momodu writes Buhari ” Please dont run for second term”

Kindly permit me to be as brutally frank as possible. As a stakeholder who made his modest contribution to your emergence as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, I owe you nothing but the truth. I was not a member of your party when I volunteered to support your mission and ambition in 2015. I was elated when Nigerians ... Read More »

CAF Awards: Didier Drogba’s phone stolen in Ghana

Chelsea Legend and one-time African Footballer of the Year, Didier Deign is very unhappy. The reason for His sadness is that he lost his phone last week while in Accra, Ghana  for the #aiteocafawards2017 which he co-hosted with South African broadcaster, Carol Tshabalala, at the State House Banquet Hall in Accra. According to an Ivorian news blog, Drogba noticed that ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel Sacks Commissioner

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has sacked the state commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Udo Ekpenyong. According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh, in Uyo, Ekpenyong has been relieved of his appointment “with immediate effect.” The statement reads: “Governor Udom Emmanuel has effected a minor reshuffling of his ... Read More »

Senate:No Request from Presidency For Payment to Oil Marketers

The attention of the Senate has been drawn to a claim said to have been made by the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, during a meeting with stakeholders in the oil industry on the perennial fuel scarcity in the  country to the effect that the payment of debt owed to oil marketers was being delayed because ... Read More »

Nigeria Army partners Innoson for local production of Armoured Vehicles

The Nigerian Army, on Tuesday, formally entered into partnership with Nigerian indigenous motor manufacturing company, Innoson Motors Manufacturing Company for modification of some of its equipment, local production of armoured fighting vehicles and other military hardware. Chairman, Innoson Motors Dr. Innocent Chukwuma and Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai at the Army Headquarters, Abuja This was made manifest ... Read More »

Arsenal Starlet, Chuba Akpom banned from driving after crashing Range Rover SUV

Arsenal starlet Chuba Akpom has been banned from driving after crashing his £60,000 Range Rover while drunk on a concoction of ‘vodka and cranberry juice’, Daily Mail reports. At around 4.50am on the morning of December 17, the 22-year-old smashed a fence and furniture after losing control of his car and mounting a grass verge near his home in Barnet, ... Read More »

Lagos clamps down on “Alaka” Badoo Cult Kingpin, seals Filling station, hotel & Event Centre

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday sealed off a Petrol Filling Station, an Hotel and Event Centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures, situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating the State’s Urban and Regional Planning Law of 2010. The Police, had on December 22, 2017, declared ... Read More »