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Niger Delta: Buhari’s Perm Sec, William Alo, spends N200m without ministers’ approval

By Collins Ajibola Permanent Secretary of the strategic ministry of Niger Delta, Mr. William Alo, is alleged to be frustrating the execution of projects in the troubled region as well as the smooth operations of the ministry. There are allegations that Mr. Alo is presently running the ministry as a …

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Audit of utility infrastructures to commence in January – LASIMRA

Akinwunmi Ambode Governor of Lagos State...seeking allegiance to new environmental laws

*Urges stakeholders, residents to support exercise   By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA) has said that it would commence audit of underground and over the ground utility infrastructures within the geographical boundaries of the State in January 2017 to ascertain the quality and quantum of …

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Tragedy averted as two fuel tankers collide, spill content in Lagos

*Ambode visits scene, orders smooth evacuation exercise   By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos What could have been a major tragedy was on Saturday averted by the combined efforts of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Fire Service when a tanker fully loaded with 33,000 litres of …

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Funmilola Olorunnisola, former Ooni’s media aide, dies at 66

Immediate past Press Secretary in the palace of the Ooni of Ife, High Chief Funmilola Olorunnisola, 66, has passed on after a brief illness. Moses Olafare, the Director, Media and Public Affairs, Ooni’s Palace, disclosed this in a statement he released to newsmen on Tuesday in Ile-Ife, Osun State. According …

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Ambode donates N5m to widows of fallen heroes

*Urges Nigerians to prioritise welfare of ex-service men *Launches 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance emblem appeal By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday announced a donation of N5million towards the welfare of widows of members of the Nigeria Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the …

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Despite recession, Lagos generated more revenue in 2016 – Ambode

*As Tinubu, Aregbesola, Ex-Govs grace special evening with Gov By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday hailed tax payers in the State for performing their civic obligations faithfully, saying the State recorded more Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2016 than what was recorded in 2015 …

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Zakari Biu, boko haram prodigy, is Buhari’s new choice for EFCC

President Buhari, Ibrahim Magu and Bukola Saraki...new twists

*Major appointments are meant for the north policy re-affirmed *Why Magu is being nailed of the cross of guilt by all means Strong indications have emerged that the Police Commissioner accused of aiding the Boko haram terrorists’ group, Zakari Biu is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice replacement for Mr. Ibrahim Magu. …

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Money laundering: You are shielding Kebbi Gov – UK to Buhari

*He is a wanted fugitive for laundering $5b for Abacha By Job Adamu-Baikie, London Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State is allegedly wanted in United Kingdom where the European nation’s authorities have been compelled to declare him a fugitive. The governor has continued to stay away from Jersey, Channel …

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Anti-corruption: Painstaking investigation, diligent prosecution our hallmark -ICPC

The current prosecution of some judges, for alleged corrupt practices and the ongoing trial of some politicians and public functionaries in the immediate past administration on allegations of diverting some funds meant for arms procurement, has left Nigerians and the world in no doubt that President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war …

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C & S leader, Abidoye, charges Govts to be proactive

*Invest more on agriculture for youth employment Chairman and Spiritual Father of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide, His Grace Most Reverend Prophet Samuel Abidoye has called on Nigerian leaders to sit up and be proactive in addressing the various challenges affecting the nation. Prophet Abidoye gave the charge in …

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