Tailors sewing fake Amotekun uniforms arrested in Oyo

Some tailors allegedly involved in sewing of fake uniforms of Oyo State Security Network, known as Amotekun, have been arrested by the security outfit. Chairman of the Amotekun Corps, Gen. Kunle Togun (retd.), who disclosed this in an interview on Ibadan based radio station, ‘FRESH 105.9 FM Political Circuit,’ said the tailors who were arrested around […]

Osun Heralds New Year with Massive Fireworks, Fanfare

The Osun State Government heralded Year 2021 with massive pyrotechnics and fireworks across the state as part of efforts to rekindle the people’s hope in the New Year. The choice of fireworks display by the government was aimed at sending a message of hope to the citizens and residents of the state who experience the […]

Human rights groups sensitise traders to access to justice

Empower My World Foundation (EMWF), in partnership with the Rights Enforcement and Public Law Centre (REPLACE) and Echoes of Women in Africa Initiative (ECOWA), recently held a sensitisation workshop to educate traders on how to access justice on issues of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). The event, a legal clinic supported by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption […]

Ebonyi: PDP dismisses purported suspension of Egwu, 23 others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed publications suggesting that some of its key leaders in Ebonyi, including former Governor of the state, Sen. Sam Egwu, and 23 others were suspended from the party. The party in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Sunday described the purported […]

Third Mainland Bridge: FG completes first phase rehabilitation, commends citizens’ patience

The Federal Government on Thursday announced the completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of the bridge. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola during an inspection of the bridge said that the fixing of six expansion joints on the Oworonshoki […]

Kano cracks down on beer, despite N40.6b remittance

• Hisbah vows to sustain confiscation of intoxicant beverages• Dealers count losses• UAE decriminalises alcohol Despite benefitting from proceeds of alcohol sale through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kano State Government, for religious reasons, destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million last weekend. The products were confiscated within Kano metropolis and destroyed publicly. […]

2023: I will become President like Joe Biden – Pastor Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of the Citadel Global Church, has expressed hope of becoming Nigeria’s President. Bakare said just as Joe Biden emerged as the United States, US, President-Elect, he would also become president. The clergyman, who has never hidden his aspiration to become president, disclosed this in an interview with journalists, on […]

Nigeria’s Lagos Governor Plans to Give State Broadcast After Shooting Incident at Lekki Toll Gate

According to multiple media reports, shots were fired at Nigerians protesting police brutality in the Lekki district of Lagos on Tuesday evening, shortly after a 24-hour curfew kicked in. The protests have been ongoing for almost two weeks, starting with calls to disband the country’s SARS police unit. On Tuesday, Nigeria’s Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ordered […]

Regulatory issues, poor power supply undermine SMEs – LCCI

Regulatory issues, lack of power supply, multiple taxation, and other challenges have been identified as factors killing efforts of young entrepreneurs and the manufacturing sector from thriving in the country. The President, Lagos Chamber and Commerce Industry (LCCI), Mrs. Toki Mabogunje, disclosing this during the grand launch of Semsey Cosmetics Manufacturing Hub, in Lagos, said […]