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Igbonla: Kidnappers reduce ransom to N100m

Kidnappers of six students Lagos State Model College, Igbonla in Epe yesterday resumed negotiations with affected parents, demanding N100million. The kidnappers, it was gathered contacted two of the parents twice on Friday, insisting that they should approach the government for the amount demanded. Yusuf Farouk, Ramon Isiaka, Pelumi Philips, Peter Jonas, Adebanjo George and Judah Agbaosi were whisked away from ... Read More »

Why we sacked our staff-Tinubu’s station management react

The Board of Continental Broadcasting Services Ltd. (CBS), owners of Television Continental (TVC)  and Radio Continental, has announced  the restructuring of its group companies. This restructuring according to a statement from the company issued by its public relations agency, Brooksandblake, is geared towards repositioning the business for better and greater delivery of its services to audiences and advertisers alike. In ... Read More »

Customs hands over Two Stolen Range Rover SUVs to INTERPOL

The Nigeria Customs Service Tincan Island Port Command, Thursday, handed over two suspected stolen Range Rover SUV cars to the International Police (INTERPOL). This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Uche Ejesieme, and made available to newsmen. In his speech while handing over the vehicles, the Controller, Tincan Island Port, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, disclosed ... Read More »

Lagos commences Recovery Of Right Way For Alapere Network Of Roads

In order to provide lasting solution to the challenges of traffic and transportation in Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard originating at Alapere junction and contiguous roads, the Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the Recovery of Conservative of Right of Way of Alapere-Agboyi-Ketu in line with its policy to provide more infrastructure to free traffic along the axis. The project, which is ... Read More »

Andy Uba boasts “I will defeat Obiano”

Ahead of the forth-coming gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Senator Andy Uba, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly on Friday vowed to unseat the incumbent governor of the state, Willie Obiano. Uba stated this at Uga, his hometown, while handing over 24 cars to the Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. He said the cars ... Read More »

Again: Court grants Ajumogobia,Obla leave to travel abroad for Medicals

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has granted the embattled Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla, leave to travel abroad for medical attention. Justice Hakeem Oshodi, who acceded to the requests yesterday, maintained that the court has judicial discretion to rule on the application.”The prosecution failed to give evidence ... Read More »

Toure signs new One Year Manchester City deal

Yaya Toure has signed a one year deal with Manchester City, the Club annaounced yesterday. Toure was frozen out of the side by City boss Pep Guardiola in the early part of 2016-17 after a row between the manager and the player’s agent Dimitri Seluk, but he has been very much involved since November, and has now put pen to ... Read More »

Adeosun summoned over N17b paid for “Office Equipment”

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement, on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over alleged payment of N17 billion for procurement of office equipment. It also summoned the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, and former Accountant-General of the Federation, Jonah Otunla, over the transaction. The three top officials are to appear before the ... Read More »

Senate amends Customs Act

The Senate has set aside two legislative days to amend and pass the Nigerian Customs Service Management Act 2017. In the new amendment, the Upper Chamber scrapped the governing board of the Nigeria Customs Service and replaced it with the Nigerian Customs Commission. The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, noted during Wednesday’s plenary that the amendment of the bill would bring ... Read More »

Osinbajo grants Lagos’ request to rebuild Int’l Airport Road

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has granted permission to the Lagos State Government to embark upon a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi. In a Press Statement signed on Wednesday by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode who made the disclosure, commended the Acting President for his ... Read More »