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Lagos opens Nigeria’s first DNA forensic lab

Mr Adeniji Kazeem Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice addressing the media on DNA lab

*To render free legal services in commemoration of Int’l Day of Peace By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government has completed the construction of the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem has disclosed. The State Governor, Mr …

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Legislators’ pay: SERAP not convinced after meeting Saraki

Senator Bukola Saraki President of Nigerian Senate...could not convince SERAP

*Meeting with Saraki raises more questions than it answers Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) commended Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, for granting audience to its representatives on Thursday to discuss issues relating to details of annual salaries and allowances of the nation’s lawmakers. The organisation said Saraki did not …

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EFCC probes another Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi....N4billion contract fraud hanging amongst other issues

*For alleged diversion of N1.2b NEXIM loan *Involved in another matter, hiding 48 bank accounts Senator representing Delta North Constituency, Peter Nwaoboshi, has been summoned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for obtaining a loan of N1.2billion from the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) to buy electrical equipment but …

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ICT University to propel development

Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu receiving left, Prof. Maurice Taylor and Prof. Bisi Oladipupo, officials of Morgan State University on partnership mission with ICT University, Nigeria

*Will become a pride to Nigeria ICT University of Nigeria (ICTUN) will make a difference in fast tracking development in Nigeria and the whole of Africa. Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu , while receiving officials of Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA, in his office, said the ICTUN will attract students …

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Sports week: FCT SWAN visits NAN head office

FCT SWAN at the NAN headquarters Abuja

*Seeks for collaboration, support Officials of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT Chapter have begun awareness campaign ahead of this year’s social week events scheduled for next month in Abuja. Led by its Chairman, Comrade Kayode Adeniyi, both Executive members and members of the 2017 SWAN week organising committee …

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Kwara commences preparation for 4th NYG

Commonwealth Youth Games athletes with Solomon Dalung

*Commends Gov Ahmed for support Kwara state has kicked started preparations for the 4th edition of the National Youth Games (NYG), even as it is still celebrating its feat at the just concluded 3rd edition of the Games. Kwara state ended 4th on the final medals table of the NYG with 10 gold, …

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Kwara table tennis team dazzles at tourney

Kwara table tennis cadets who did the state proud

*Wins 16 trophies Kwara state table tennis cadet players on Tuesday returned home from the recently concluded Koker Farm Mini Cadet championship with 16 trophies. The team, led by Coach Kehinde Aiyelabegan, also won the glamorous Boys Singles event for players between the ages 10-12, through Tunde Ogunfowora. He incidentally …

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Customs seize another cache of arms in Lagos

Customs seize arms cache in Lagos

*Imported from Turkey again Tin-Can Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey through profiling approach. The Comptroller-General of NCS, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday that the seizure was the fourth at the Lagos port within eight …

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Breast cancer not death sentence – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (4th right); First Lady Of Ondo State, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu (middle); Chairperson of Lagos State Chapter, Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Vivian Okorie (4th left); Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga

*Says early medical attention key to overcoming disease *As Akeredolu’s wife takes awareness campaign to Lagos By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday counseled victims of breast cancer not to see the disease as death sentence but rather embrace early medical solution to overcome it. …

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