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Guinness Nigeria appoints Viola Graham-Douglas as Corporate Affairs Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head of Corporate Services before being ... Read More »

Segun Oni set for Ekiti Guber Race

All is now set for the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Segun Oni to enter the 2018 Gubernatorial election in Ekiti State. Oni is expected to officially make on open declaration to run for governor in July. The Director General of the Segun Oni Campaign, Dr. Ife Arowosoge, disclosed ... Read More »

Lagos arrests Sir K Oluwo, notorious Ikorodu Landgrabber

Efforts by the Lagos State Government to curb the activities of land grabbers popularly known as Omo onile received a massive boost on Thursday as the Special Task Force on Land Grabbing set by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode arrested one Kamorudeen Lamina alias Sir K Oluwo, a notorious Omo onile kingpin, who has been terrorising the people of the State especially residents of Ikorodu. ... Read More »

Two South African Communities Give Nigerians Quit Notice

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Wednesday accused two communities in the country of ordering Nigerians to quit their territories. President of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said the Kuruman community in Northern Cape Province gave Nigerians till Thursday to leave the place. Anyene also said the Klaafontein community, Extension 5, Johannesburg, has also directed landlords not to renew the ... Read More »

Seized Arms: FG sues Customs officer, others

he Federal Government yesterday arraigned five men, including an official of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Saliu Abdullahi Danjuma, on eight-count charges bordering on illegal importation of 661 pump-action rifles into the country. Others that were arraigned before Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High in Lagos, are Mahmud Hassan, Oscar Okafor, Donatus Achinulo, while Mathew Okoye, who was said to ... Read More »

“Dino Melaye lacks home training”-Kogi Governor

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday described the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, as a social defiant  who lacks home training and should be checked by the Senate. Speaking with State House correspondents after he met with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, he warned federal lawmakers needed to carry out the ... Read More »

Appeal Court overturns Orubebe’s CCT Conviction

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, nullified the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, which found former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe guilty of allegation that he falsely declared his assets in 2007. In a unanimous judgement, a three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Mohammed Abdul Aboki, ... Read More »

Building Collapse:Lagos files fresh charges against Lekki homes

The Lagos State Government has filed an amended charge before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong and others over alleged negligence in the events leading to the collapse of a building in Lekki area of the State on March 10, 2016. The State Government, through the office of the ... Read More »

“Bad Drivers to face Psychiatric test”-FRSC boss insists

Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corp Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps has insisted that in the next couple of weeks, all forms of bad driving and traffic offences will first be punished by a visit to the nearest Psychiatric hospital. Speaking as Special Guest at the 1st CKN News Annual Lecture in Lagos, the Corps Marshal stated that unlike before when ... Read More »

Massive fire engulfs London block of flats

A massive blaze has engulfed a block of flats in the early hours of Wednesday morning in West London. The dailymail  states that London Ambulance Service said 30 people have been rushed to five hospitals around the capital, while at least one resident is still stuck inside the block on the 11th floor, with firefighters desperately trying to reach him. ... Read More »