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Police Reacts: No one withdrew Obiano’s ADC, he has over 199 Police officers guarding him

The Nigeria Police has reacted to the story making the rounds concerning the withdrawal of the security men of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra, stating that nothing of the sort happened According to Force Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, it was a false assertion. His statement reads: “The Nigeria Police Force has observed the innuendo, distortion of facts and false assertion in ... Read More »

Forced Eviction: Lagos disagrees with Amnesty International UK’s Report

The Lagos State Government acknowledges Amnesty International’s (UK) latest report but would like to reject same for its apparent bias, inaccuracies and exaggerations. The government therefore clarifies as follows: 1. The main area of focus in the report – Ilado (which visitors to the State often refer to as Otodo Gbame) has always been a private land and subject of ... Read More »

Lagos:Police arrest 28 Traffic Robbery suspects, increase patrol

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it has put strategic measures in place to tackle the wave of traffic robberies in the State, assuring that the Command would go all out to ensure a crime free yuletide for Lagosians. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal in a statement, disclosed that over twenty eight (28) traffic robbery ... Read More »

“Our firm paid 150m for property” -Funmi Tejuosho’s husband

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT IN THE PROPERTY BELONGING TO HON.(MRS) FUNMI TEJUOSO FAMILY & EVICTION FROM SAME PROPERTY SITUATE AT 3A, SASEGBON STREET, IKEJA GRA BY AGENTS OF LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT GENTLEMEN OF THE PRESS I am constrained to address you on the above subject, not out of any joy or excitement but simply to put the facts ... Read More »

Death of 26 Nigerian Women Tragic, Avoidable-Dabiri-Erewa

Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora on Tuesday described the death of 26 Nigerians in Mediterranean sea as “most unfortunate and tragic’’. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, said: “promising young Nigerians embarking on such dangerous journeys, in search of greener pastures, end up faced rather ... Read More »

Okorocha Again: Set to honour Liberian President Sirleaf with Road & Chieftaincy Title

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha is at it it. Just a few months after the furore over a statue and chieftaincy title for South Sfrican President, Jacob Zuma, he will on Thursday also do something similar for the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf A statement to newsmen in Owerri, by Okorocha’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, ... Read More »

Ogun PDP elects new Executives

The crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), may have come to an end, as the party, on Saturday, held a state congress to elect new executive members that will pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years. The 31-member state executive was elected by delegates from 20 local government areas of ... Read More »

Buhari approves immediate Foreign Treatment for Ailing Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate air lifting of ailing former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme for treatment abroad. The instruction waa revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday. Shehu said Buhari’s approval followed a brief he received on the medical condition of Ekwueme. He ... Read More »

Arsenal stage protest at Club’s AGM, want Chairman kicked out

Disgruntled Arsenal supporters opposed the re-election of chairman Chips Keswick and director Josh Kroenke amid rowdy scenes at the club’s annual general meeting on Thursday.. Chief executive Ivan Gazidis was also heckled as he defended the way the club was run and outlined why Arsenal had reappointed manager Arsene Wenger on a two-year deal this year despite unrest among fans. ... Read More »

Opinion:Uruan The New Deal

By Joe Iniodu The Udom administration has instituted and commenced a comprehensive process to change  the transportation narrative of the people of Uruan Local Government through the construction of roads totaling about 53 kilometers and cutting across major economic hubs within the local government as well as providing access to the largely agrarian settlement which is bounded by Uyo, Itu, ... Read More »