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NAPTIP, NDE to partner on victims’ empowerment

Dr. Nasiru Ladan Mohammed Director General of NDE in a handshake with Director General of NAPTIP, Barrister Julie Okah-Donli

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) have agreed to work together to improve on the quality of empowerment provided to victims of human trafficking and vulnerable persons in Nigeria. This was the outcome of the courtesy visit to NAPTIP …

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Nigerians can own houses with N30,000‎ – Osinbajo

Prof Yemi Osinbajo...social housing fund for Nigerians already working

*A Smile for Every Nigerian Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says under the N100 billion social housing scheme of the present administration, anyone who can afford N30,000 will be able to own a house. The Acting President said this at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja …

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LG marriage certificates illegal – Court

Court orders forfeiture

*All LG conducted marriages to get proper certificates Hon. Justice Ibironke Harrison of the Igbosere division of Lagos High Court has declared that Ikeja local government and other local governments’ marriage certificate is unconstitutional. The judge perpetually restrains them from further issuing “customised” marriage certificates. The Lagos High Court delivered …

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Fuad Adeyemi appeals for accelerated return of IDPs to their homes

Dr Usman Muhammad Shuaib delivering his paper where Imam Fuad Adeyemi made the call

*Calls for more support for Nigerian Army *Lets cut the links between polygamy, poverty and terrorism Imam Fuad Adeyemi, the Chief Imam of the Al-Habibiya Islamic society, has asked the Nigerian government to accelerate the processes of returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes. Imam Fuad Adeyemi made the …

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Woman inflicted 42 bites on Ehi, 6-year old girl arrested

Even teeth marks on the face of Ehi and one of her hands

*Remanded in prison pending DPP advice Ehi Osaretin (not her real name), a six year old girl, has been a victim of a caretaker parent, Eunice Amadi 41 years old, who had bitten her in 42 different parts of her body with teeth marks all over her. A neighbour who …

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Leķki unrest: Ambode vows total clampdown on lawlessness 

Leķki unrest: Ambode vows total clampdown on lawlessness 

*Urges warring communities to embrace peace By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has described as unfortunate, the breakdown of law and order between two communities in Lekki of the state, just as he enjoined the warring parties to sheathe their swords and give peace a chance. …

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Exploitation of children: Operators of hotels, brothels warned by NAPTIP

NAPTIP warns against child prostitution

*We shall clamp on you heavily when caught Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has warned operators of hospitality and recreation centres including hotels and brothels across the country involved in harbouring children for the provision of sexual services to …

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Kwara @ 50: We have done our best – Kisira

Kwara State Deputy Governor, Elder Peter Kisira middle flanked by SA Religion Christian, Rev COS Fawenu and SA Special Duties, Evang F D Feranmi

*Kwara has been positively turned around in 50 years Kwara State Government has assured that it will continue to do all within its powers to make life more abundant to all and evoke the spirit of equity, justice and fair play for the good of all and sundry. The State …

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Ajimobi inaugurates judicial panel to review Olubadan chieftaincy declaration

Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor...PDP slams him on broadcaster's death

*Plans to balkanise Ibadan into smaller kingdoms By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has taken a major step towards the review of the Olubadan chieftaincy declaration and other related chieftaincies in Ibadanland with the inauguration of a seven-man judicial commission of inquiry. The commission, headed by …

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Makinde decries Ajimobi’s legacy of worst debt profile in Oyo State history 

Engineer Seye Makinde and Governor Ajimobi

*We must check him before its too late Engineer Seyi Makinde, a former gubernatorial aspirant, has blamed the high debt profile of Oyo State on the profligacy of the current Oyo State administration. In a statement released on Sunday by Makinde’s media office on a recent publication by the Bureau …

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