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Chaplain: CAN backs Lagos Govt, says “Sack in order”

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State Chapter on Tuesday denied involvement of the wife of the State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode in the sacking of former Presiding Chaplain of Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Venerable Femi Taiwo, saying that the allegation was not only untrue but unjust and erroneous. A newspaper had alleged in its series of ... Read More »

Two dead,14 rescued as 3-Storey building collapses in Lagos

Two people, the foreman called Baba Ibeji and a 5 year-old, Faida have been confirmed dead while 14 people were rescued following the collapse of a 3-storey building in Oke Arin Lagos. The Landlord was said to have given the job to a contractor, who allegedly advised him to pull down the structure due to its poor condition. However, the ... Read More »

FC Barcelona appoints new Coach

FC Barcelona has released a statement on Monday to announce that the former Athletic Club boss will take over from at Camp Nou this summer The Catalan Club confirmed that Ernesto Valverde will be their new coach for the 2017-18 season. The 53-year-old stepped down after four seasons in a second spell at Athletic Club last week and was widely ... Read More »

Activist & INEC Institute Boss, Prof. Abubakar Momoh is dead

Abubakar Momoh, prominent Nigerian civil society leader and director general of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, has died. Mr. Momoh, a professor, who sat on the board of several nongovernmental organisations, died early Monday, his associates said. His associate and lawyer, Abdul Mahmoud, confirmed to news. “It’s true, I have just spoken to his brother-in-law,” he told PREMIUM ... Read More »

Lagos Kidnappers demand N400m for students, principals

Kidnappers of six pupils of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla in Epe have demanded a N400 million ransom for their release. They are understood to have got in touch with the parents of the kidnapped children to make the demand. But Governor Akinwunmi Ambode told pupils at a parade to mark this year’s Children’s Day at the Agege Stadium, Lagos ... Read More »

Dangote, two states set to buy indebted Peugeot Nigeria

The Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) is close to selling Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd, a local car assembly joint venture, to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and two Nigerian states. “We have concluded all processes on the bids since about two months ago, all we are waiting for (now) is the approval of the Central Bank,” Ahmed Kuru, ... Read More »

Ekweremadu Speaks ” How Police Raided My House”

Deputy Senate President, Ice Ekweremadu has revealed the blow by blow account of the police raid  at his official guest house. “At about 8am on Friday, May 26, 2017, men of the Nigeria Police Force from the Inspector General of Police Special Squad raided the official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, located at ... Read More »

Banire writes APC Lagos Chairman “Centralised LG Primaries is unconstitutional”

The National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Dr Muiz Banire, SAN has challenged the decision of the Lagos State chapter of the APC to conduct primaries election for all the aspirants in a centralised location insisting that such will be an exercise in futility. A unified primary election is scheduled to hold tomorrow, May 27 at Teslim ... Read More »

Tinubu Absent at match with Evander Holyfield

The hype has been on for weeks, but for some inexplicable reasons, Former Lagos Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was absent at the charity boxing match he was to have with former heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield. Interestingly, Tinubu and Holyfield  made an appear and at the International Business  Conference organised by the Lagos ... Read More »

Gov. Obaseki orders demolition of APC Chieftain, Bob Izua’s Shopping Complex

A shopping complex belonging to a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State, Chief Osamede Adun popularly known as Bob Izua has been demolished on the orders of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The shopping complex which has 218 stores was built along Mission Road. Officials of the Edo State government carried out the demolition exercise at about 11:00 ... Read More »