December2018

TUC mourns Shehu Shagari

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) mourns the demise of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Grand Commander of the Order of Niger (GCON) at 93. We feel particularly pained by his death because of the challenges confronting the country presently. Dying on the eve of 2019 elections to us is[…]

Read More »

Robbery: Lagos CP sacks 3 corps, redeploys DPO

Three policemen attached to Ijanikin Division in Lagos State have been dismissed from the Force for robbing a Togo-based Nigerian of 350,000 CFA (about N221,508). The policemen identified as Sgt. Gbemunu Afolabi, Sgt. Afolabi Oluwaseun and Cpl. Adigun Omotayo were dismissed for corruption charges. The News Agency of Nigeria had reported on[…]

Read More »

Lagos lawmaker, Ayeola dies @ 59

House of Representatives’ member representing Ibeju-Lekki federal constituency of Lagos State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Abayomi Abdul-Kabir Ayeola, is dead. The Lagos lawmaker died yesterday at Saint Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island, Lagos following a yet to be disclosed ailment. The Media Aide to the[…]

Read More »

New Year: Agbaje greets Lagosians, urges them to keep hope alive

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State, has called on Lagosians not to despair, but to hope for the very best as the year ends.  Agbaje, who described hope as an essential life tool, especially in these perilous times, said Lagosians must remain strong despite all[…]

Read More »

2019: LSF Endorses Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos Solidarity Forum, under the able leadership of Mr. Oladele Martins, has joined the long list of political parties and associations rooting for Jimi Agbaje, the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State as their choice. Below, and unedited, is a statement issued by the group immediately after endorsing Agbaje:[…]

Read More »

Offa Robbery: This is Why Lai Mohammed’s Name Has Become Synonymous with Lies, Saraki’s Aide

Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as an unrestrained and compulsive perjurer, whose name has become synonymous with misinformation and untruths. Responding to Mohammed’s claim that during a radio[…]

Read More »

Don’t Play Politics With Offa Calamity, Lai Mohammed warns

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has chided some political actors in Kwara State for attempting to trivialize the April 5, 2018 robbery attack in Offa that left 33 people dead, saying claims of compensating the victims in monetary terms cannot equate the lives lost in the[…]

Read More »

Lai Mohammed:Abdulrazaq Remains Kwara APC’s Guber Candidate

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq remains the valid candidate of the APC in Kwara State, dismissing the rumour that his election in the party’s primaries has been quashed by a Kwara court.The Minister, who is the leader of the APC in[…]

Read More »
1 2 3 21