Lagos State has a critical role to play in taking Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums – Ambode
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said the State has a critical role to play in taking Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums, just as he harped on the need for partnership between government and the private sector to address strategic challenges confronting the nation.
Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House in Ikeja when he received on courtesy visit members of the Governing Council of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), who came to notify the […]
Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that the federal government has put necessary measures in place to forestall hunger and famine in the country.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja yesterday that “there will be no hunger: it is just that there is heavy export of our grains to North, West and Central Africa.’’
“However, we are taking steps to ensure enough food in the next harvest.’’
The minister said the federal government […]
It was gathered that the Lagos State Police Command has arrested 17 policemen for acts of misconduct, including taking bribes.
It was learnt that the policemen, who were arrested between October 6 and 28, 2016, were undergoing an orderly room trial.
This is just as 26 armed robbery suspects and 18 suspected kidnappers were also rounded up by the police during the same period.
A source said that some of the arrested policemen risked dismissal, while others could be demoted.
The state Commissioner of […]
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday refused to grant an application filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, seeking an order restraining President Muhammadu Buhari, the Department of State Service and others from re-arresting or taking any “untoward action” against five of the eight judges’ whose houses were recently raided by DSS’ operatives.
Delivering a bench ruling after Ogungbeje’s counsel, Mr. Ayo Ogundele, moved the ex parte application on Friday, Justice Gabriel Kolawole held that he needed to […]
Kim Kardashian West hasn’t spoken publicly since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris earlier this month. It looks like fans will have to keep waiting to hear from the celebrity.
Kardashian’s assistant, Stephanie Sheppard, posted an update on the reality star’s website Monday night.
“Hey guys,” the hand-written note begins. “So you may have noticed we haven’t updated the app in a couple weeks. Keeks is taking some much needed time off.”
Sheppard, who has been by the star’s side for nearly […]
There are indications that the Department of State Services (DSS) will arraign some of the judges it arrested during a series of raids in Abuja and a few states.
“Preparations are ongoing to arraign them in a competent court of jurisdiction in line with the laws of the nation,” Abdullahi Garba, an official of the Service, told journalists in Abuja on Saturday.
Operatives of the DSS raided some residences in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Gombe, Kano, Enugu and Sokoto in a series of […]
A disgraceful man has left tongues wagging after he was caught red-handed on CCTV bending down and using his phone to take half-n*ked photo of a woman inside a supermarket.
A shameless elderly man has been caught on CCTV taking a photo up the dress of a female shopper in a supermarket.
It was reported that the man was filmed committing the shocking act by CCTV cameras which captured him following a woman around before holding out his phone under her short […]
While bodies of Kano students were about to be buried, this young man pictured was busy taking selfies. Iman Iman wrote on Facebook: “Some school kids died in a car accident. And someone had the guts, to snap a selfie over the body of those kids as they were being prepared to be prayed upon. See photos below:
While bodies of Kano students were about to be buried, this young man pictured was busy taking selfies. Iman Iman wrote on Facebook: […]