Author: Teniola Akerele

The Federal Government has given approval to the Ogun State Government to fix and toll the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.   The Minister of Works, David Umahi, made this known on Monday during a briefing after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Aso Villa.   For years, motorists and travellers have lamented the deplorable state […]

President Joe Biden will make a landmark trip to Israel Wednesday, a show of “ironclad” support as Washington tries to prevent the escalating war in Gaza from spilling over into regional conflict.   The trip comes just days after Gaza-based Hamas fighters broke through Israel’s heavily fortified border, shooting, stabbing and burning to death more […]

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday, October 17, requested an urgent closed-door meeting of the Senate during plenary after the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, left the chamber following a ruling that deemed him out of order.   Ndume (APC Borno South ), raised a point of order on alleged […]

Gunmen on Monday abducted the wife and two children of a lawmaker in the Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr Lawal Ayanshola Soliu.   The abductors, it was gathered stormed the country home of the legislator in Shao, in the Moro local government area of Kwara State around 1:00 am with AK-47 rifles, shooting sporadically […]

Justice Njideka Nwosu-Iheme of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Wuse Zone 2, has dismissed the no-case submission filed by Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu.   Delivering ruling, Justice Nwosu-Iheme held that the prosecution has established a case against the defendant.   The Federal Government had filed a […]

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday launched the Renewed Hope Conditional Cash Transfer for 15 million households.   The event, which coincided with the World Poverty Eradication Day, was held at the Press Gallery of the State House in Abuja.   The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume represented the President at the […]

A multiple crash involving two vehicles and two motorcycles at Toll Gate along Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway early Friday morning claimed two lives while one person was injured.   According to a statement issued by the Spokesperson of Ogun State Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, Florence Okpe, on Friday morning, the accident happened around 5:11am, […]

Prince Afolabi Ghandi Laoye has been installed as Soun of Ogbomosoland.   Ghandi a pastor and international businessman arrived Ogbomoso early in the morning in a private jet which landed at Ogbomoso grammar school from where he moved  to the palace.   He was at the palace this morning for official installation which was performed […]

Some bandits in the late hours of Thursday allegedly invaded St. Raphael Parish in Fadan Kamantan, Kafanchan Diocese in Southern Kaduna, and razed the parish house with a Seminarian, Na’aman Danlami.   It was learnt that while some priests escaped during the incident, Danlami, who was a seminarian, was caught in the inferno. His remains […]

The Abia Government has denied a report on the sack of 10,000 civil servants in the state, describing it as fake and unfounded. The Commissioner for Information and Culture, Okey Kanu, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Umuahia on Wednesday. “The report on the sack of Abia workers by Gov. Alex Otti […]

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