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The Osun State Police Command, has said security has been beefed up in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of tomorrow’s Supreme Court’s judgement on the 2018 governorship election. The command’s spokesperson, Folashade Odoro, told newsmen that the police was fully prepared for the outcome. You will recall that the […]

Maritime workers have made good their promise to go on strike as they have shut the Port complex at Apapa and Tin Can Island. They are protesting the refusal of companies in the sector to pay workers their legitimate wage. The strike followed the expiration of a two weeks ultimatum. The Police were seen securing […]

Trade Unions in the country are gearing up to shut down the economy over the non implementation of the new national minimum wage of Thirty thousand Naira. The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council and the eight unions in the public service are spear heading the action. They accused the Federal Government of persistently derailing […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the termination of appointment of the executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Professor Usman Yusuf. Reports say, after terminating Yusuf’s appointment, who has been on administrative leave, the president approved the appointment of Professor Mohammed Nasir Sambo as the new executive secretary. In a statement, the […]

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of the sums of nine point two billion naira and eight point four million dollars recovered from wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience Jonathan The presiding judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered that the funds should be forfeited to the Federal Government. The judgment […]

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan has sworn-in former governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, as a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Chief Okorocha, the alleged controversially winner of Imo West Senatorial election, could not participate in the inauguration of the Ninth Senate on Tuesday because he was yet to collect his […]

Prison de-congestion, speedy and efficient adminstration of justice will be given priority in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made this known at the swearing-in of the acting Chief Judge of the State, Justice Kazeem Alogba said his administration is ready to partner with other tiers of government to ensure a vibrant judiciary in line […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium as Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. He made the pronouncement during his maiden democracy day speech in commemoration of June 12 held at the Eagle Square in Abuja. President Buhari promised to intensify efforts to boost the nation’s economy and ensure equality and fight insecurity. He also pledged […]

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila on their victories as President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Lawan’s and Gbajabiamila’s victories as results of focus, hard work, resilience and team spirit, saying that the keenly contested elections in both […]

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly. Mr Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his close contender Mohammed Bago with 283 votes. He assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.


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