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The Lagos State Government has sealed the Alaba International Market over poor waste disposal practices among others.  This is according to the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment Tokunbo Wahab who tweeted this early Monday. “Alaba International Market, Ojo has been sealed up for poor waste disposal practices, failure to pay their waste bills, and gross […]

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The Justices on the bench of the Supreme Court has been reduced to 10 with the retirement from the court of Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad, on Friday, October 27, 2023. The retirement notice served on the Court’s management by Justice Dattijo will lapse on the date when a befitting special valedictory court session will be […]

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The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the objections raised by President Bola Tinubu and his vice, Senator Kashim Shettima against its appeal seeking to upturn the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) The party claimed that the objections by Tinubu and Shetima are incompetent and frivolous in […]

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Nigeria’s ambassador to Morocco, Alhaji Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, is dead. Bamalli, who was appointed by Muhammadu Buhari last year, was also the Magajin Garin Zazzau and biological younger brother to the Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna. A statement by the Media and Publicity officer of the Zazzau emirate council said Mansur Nuhu Bamalli died at […]

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, says that he feels proud that he has culinary skills.  During a media chat on Thursday, the former Rivers State governor said, “I feel proud I can cook, and I am happy when I eat it. I’m satisfied.” Wike had attracted internet users’ attention in a […]

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Seven months after the conduct of the 2023 general elections, the various tribunals handling petitions from defeated candidates have dismissed 712 cases. Also, 179 candidates have withdrawn the petitions they filed against their opponents before the election petition tribunals across the federation. These facts were revealed yesterday in Abuja by the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

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President Bola Tinubu has made appointments as his regular activities, and almost every week, names of new appointees are revealed, either for one agency or government parastatals. However, some of the president’s appointees have been removed after their nomination, a development political pundits have described a lack of coordination and proper checking before the announcement […]

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Canada said Thursday it had withdrawn 41 diplomats from India’s fallout from a bitter row over the killing of a Sikh separatist on Canadian soil. New Delhi planned to revoke diplomatic immunity for all but 21 of Canada’s diplomats and their families by Friday, forcing Ottawa to pull out the others, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie […]

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The Lagos State Governor alongside his Ogun State counterpart, Prince Dapo Abiodun and the Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Thursday paid their final respect to the first indigenous chartered accountant in Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Akintola Williams at his funeral service on Thursday. Also present at the funeral service which was […]

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The Supreme Court  has fixed October 23 as hearing date in  the appeal  lodged by former vice president Atiku Abubakar Pres of Abubakar Atiku, against President Bola Tinubu’s election. According to a hearing notice dated October 19 and signed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Zainab Garba, Atiku’s appeal marked  SC/CV/935/2023 has been scheduled for Monday, October 23. […]

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President Bola Tinubu has moved to block six US government intelligence agencies from releasing documents relating to a 1993 Illinois court judgment, where he forfeited $460,000 in two of his bank accounts. The forfeiture was the outcome of an investigation that linked some money in several of Tinubu’s bank accounts to proceeds from the heroin trafficking […]

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 The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Sector Command says it recorded 353 road traffic crashes which claimed 79 lives in the state between January and August 2023. The FRSC Lagos Sector Commander, Babatunde Farinloye, disclosed this during the flag-off of the 2023 Ember Months Campaign, which was jointly organised by the command and Guinness […]

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 President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr Olasupo Olusi as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Industry (BOI) for a term of four years in the first instance. The appointment was announced in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […]

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President Bola Tinubu has given the approval for the commencement of academic activities of six out of the 14 new universities established in the last days of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, made this known on Wednesday, after a closed-door meeting with President Tinubu at the State House, Abuja. Prof […]

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said on Wednesday the Federal Government paid N135.23 billion to subsidise electricity consumption in the second quarter of this year. The commission disclosed this in its Q2 2023 report posted on its website in Abuja. NERC said the federal government spent N135.2 billion to plug the revenue shortfall in the […]

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The African Union Commission has fallen victim to cybercrime after fraudsters deployed artificial intelligence tools to impersonate the continental body’s head Moussa Faki. Mr Faki who is the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the secretariat of the African Union routinely writes to global leaders whenever he needs to place a call. Such a letter […]

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The Lagos State Police Command says it has identified the person in a viral video shown shooting an AK47 rifle at the Ladipo Market as Inspector Istifanus Kwanchi, serving in a Lagos squadron of the Mobile Police (MOPOL). Inspector Kwanchi was seen in viral videos celebrating the reopening of the popular Ladipo Market in Lagos State with […]

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) has appointed Mr Olufemi Soneye as its Chief Corporate Communications Officer. The NNPC Ltd management said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja Soneye would lead its Corporate Communications team and drive its brand penetration, strategic communications initiatives, and stakeholder management. The company described Soneye, as a […]

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The Lagos State Government has advised all residents of the state living in the Ogun River banks to relocate immediately and move to the upper land for safety. This is contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, on Wednesday in Lagos. The statement said the relocation […]

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Doyin Odebowale, the Special Adviser on Special Duty and Strategy to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says his principal is not working from the capital Akure due to accommodation challenges.  Akeredolu has been absent from the state since his return from a medical vacation abroad. While the Ondo leader is working from Ibadan, Oyo State, the move […]