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Taraba State Government imposes curfew on Jalingo over outbreak of fresh crisis

Taraba State Government imposes curfew on Jalingo over outbreak of fresh crisis

In view of fresh outbreak of crisis in some communities in Kona and parts of ATC on Monday June 17, 2019, the Taraba State government has decided to impose a curfew on Jalingo and all the affected communities with immediate effect. This was contained in a Press Statement signed by the Senior Special Assitant to the Governor on Media and ... Read More »

Opinion: I Deleted His Job Application, By Ifeadi Anigbodu

Opinion: I Deleted His Job Application, By Ifeadi Anigbodu

I was on the recruitment e-mail when his job application dropped in. I laughed in mockery, I opened it to deride his humble application. I hit delete! But..I stopped. That’s not who I am. UNDO! Refusing to let his meanness get to me. This was the guy who was nasty at a job I applied for many years ago. Stood ... Read More »

NCE Graduate Arrested For Robbery In Ogun

NCE Graduate Arrested For Robbery In Ogun

By Owolola Adebola A National Certificate of Education ( NCE ) graduate Afolayin Sunday m’ 24yrs was on 6th of June 2019 arrested by men of Ogun state police command in Ijoko area of Otta, Ogun State, for armed robbery. The suspect a maths/computer graduate of Adeniran Ogunsanya college of education ijanikin Lagos was arrested after he allegedly robbed one ... Read More »

Money Laundering: Court issues Bench Warrant on Senator Albert Bassey

Money Laundering: Court issues Bench Warrant on Senator Albert Bassey

By Adebola Owolola Justice A. A. Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, June 17, 2019, granted an application made by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the arrest of  Senator Albert Bassey popularly known as OBA, compelling him to appear in court and face the money laundering charges preferred against ... Read More »

Alleged N450m fraud: Absence of Belgore’s Co-defendant Stalls Trial

Alleged N450m fraud: Absence of Belgore’s Co-defendant Stalls Trial

By Owolola Adebola Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, June 17, 2019, adjourned to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 for further hearing in the ongoing trial of Muhammed Belgore, SAN, a governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2011 Kwara State. Belgore is standing trial alongside a former Minister of ... Read More »

CCB declines to disclose contents of asset declarations by Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan, Buhari, others, says ‘it is private information’

CCB declines to disclose contents of asset declarations by Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan, Buhari, others, says ‘it is private information’

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has denied a Freedom of Information request demanding specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999, arguing that: “producing such information would amount to an invasion of privacy of presidents and state governors. Asset declaration form is private information.” The affected former and current number one ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa condemns destruction of Vehicles at the Nigerian embassy in London

Dabiri-Erewa condemns destruction of Vehicles at the Nigerian embassy in London

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the attitude of a 32-year old Nigerian, Jeffrey Apkovweta Ewohime who destroyed several properties of the Nigerian embassy in London as despicable and condemnable. In a statement by her media aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa said that such an attitude was unpatriotic, and an unconscionable act of indiscipline Dabiri-Erewa said ... Read More »

Gov Sanwo-Olu appoints former commissioner, Abdullateef Abdulhakeem, as Lagos 2019 Amirul-Hajj

Gov Sanwo-Olu appoints former commissioner, Abdullateef Abdulhakeem, as Lagos 2019 Amirul-Hajj

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu has approved the appointment of the former commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Lateef Abdul Hakeem as the 2019 Amir – ul Hajj. This appointment was confirmed today by the Office of the Governor through the Office of the Chief of Staff, which issued directive to that effect and directed it to ... Read More »

Gov. Abiodun Dissolves Transport Unions, Names Ad hoc Hajj Committee

Gov. Abiodun Dissolves Transport Unions, Names Ad hoc Hajj Committee

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has dissolved all transport unions in the state. In the interim, he named a 13-man committee to coordinate the activities of road transport trade unions. Also on Monday, the Governor constituted an ad-hoc Committee to coordinate the 2019 Hajj operations for the State Muslims faithful performing this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina ... Read More »