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The Police Service Commission,PSC has dismissed nine senior police officers over cases of gross misconduct. According to a statement by the commission, the affected officers are SP Abdul Ahmed, SP Adamu Abare, whose promotion from SP to CSP was withdrawn before dismissal and DSP Osondu Christian. Others are DSP Samson Ahmidu, DSP Pius Timiala, who […]

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has inaugurated a twenty-member Transition Committee to usher in a new administration in the State. According to the Governor, the Committee which is co-Chaired by the Secretary to the State Governor, SSG, Mr Tunji Bello and the Deputy Governor-Elect, Mr Obafemi Hamzat has the responsibility to ensure that the […]

The Lagos Airport Police Command has launched a manhunt for the arrest of a cargo agent who attacked and stabbed a staff of one of the grounds handling companies at the Murtala Mohammed International airport. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command Mr. Joseph Alabi said the police was unable to arrest the main suspect when […]

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has won the March 9 Governorship election in the state. Governor Wike who ran under the umbrella of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 886,264 votes to defeat his closest contender Biokpomabo Awara of the African Action Congress (AAC), who got 173, 859 votes.

Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female head of state. Ms Caputova, who has almost no political experience, defeated high-profile diplomat Maros Sefcovic, nominated by the governing party, in a second round run-off vote . She framed the election as a struggle between good and evil. The […]

South Africa’s foreign minister has called for an urgent meeting with ambassadors following attacks against foreigners in Durban. Report says three people died amid protests targeting shops, many of which are foreign-owned. Also about fifty people sought shelter at a police station when a group of unemployed South Africans forced them out of their homes […]

A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections according to exit polls. Volodymyr Zelenskiy who played the president on TV received 30.4% of the vote, with current leader Petro Poroshenko second on 17.8%. The two are set to take part in a run-off election […]

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC -Lagos) has officially joined the race for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Hon. Gbajabiamila, in company of 170 members-elect, made his intention known on Sunday in Abuja. If elected Speaker, Hon.Gbajabiamila said, he would “galvanise the lawmakers to make life […]

An Ikeja High Court has dismissed a suit seeking to oust Rilwan Akiolu, as the Oba of Lagos. Justice Candide-Johnson held that the claimants, Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed Modile, two members of the Lagos royal family, failed to prove their case. Details later…

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede says the new E-passport of 10 years validity will be rolled out next month. He said the new passport which was expected to be rolled out this month was delayed due to administrative challenges. Speaking at the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the National Association of […]

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