Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation and there are about 8 former governors on the list. According to sources close to the Red Chamber, on the list announced by the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, is former ministers Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu. And also, former Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola, former Benue Governor George Akume and former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva. Godswill…

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Breaking: Sanwo-Olu appoints Jaji as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG)

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu appoints Jaji as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG)

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed Mrs Folashade Sherifat Jaji, a former Head of Service in the state, as the new Secretary to the State Government. This appointment is the first being made by the Mr Sanwo-Olu as the news of the appointment of Mr Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff has been debunked as false by the Mr Ayinde earlier today. Mrs Folashade Jaji was the Head of…

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1st day in Office: Sanwo-olu declares indiscriminate dumping of refuse as illegal in Lagos State

1st day in Office: Sanwo-olu declares indiscriminate dumping of refuse as illegal in Lagos State

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has issued an Executive Order which declared indiscriminate dumping of refuse and waste as illegal and a punishable offence in the Lagos. Mr Sanwo-Olu, while signing the order earlier today, May 30, in his t the Governor’s Office in the presence of all heads of security agencies in the state, said the order is not to arrest anybody but to bring serenity back to the…

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Buhari to sign an N8.91 Trillion 2019 budget today

Buhari to sign an N8.91 Trillion 2019 budget today

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari will today, May 27th, sign the 2019 budget which was put at N8.91 trillion. According to official information released by the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, the signing of the budget will take place at the Presidential Villa by 10 am while the public presentation of budget details will be done on Tuesday, May 28. The details of the budget to be signed by the president are the capital expenditure of…

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Gov. Akeredolu calls on FG to consider legalising Marijuana “Igbo” in Nigeria

Gov. Akeredolu calls on FG to consider legalising Marijuana “Igbo” in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes The governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Federal Government to consider legalising the use of marijuana for medical purpose to boost revenue and create jobs. This call was made via a tweet thread by the governor on Monday, May 13. Akeredolu explained that with an estimated value of $145 billion in 2025, the state would be shortchanging itself if it ignores the marijuana business. “We know how to grow it and it thrives…

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Breaking: AAC suspends Yele Sowore for anti-party activities

Breaking: AAC suspends Yele Sowore for anti-party activities

Reading Time: < 1 minute The National Executive Council (NEC) of African Action Congress (AAC) has suspended Mr Omoyele Sowore, founder and presidential candidate, for alleged anti-party activities. The decision to suspend the founder of Sahara Reporters was made today during a closed-door meeting by the party executive. Sowore has also accused misappropriation of funds and failure to convene NEC meeting.

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11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium: APC leader warns FG against increasing VAT

11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium: APC leader warns FG against increasing VAT

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed has warned the Federal Government against implementing the proposed increase in Value-Added Tax (VAT) but should consider all steps towards increasing the number of people paying tax (Tax Net). This advice was given by the National Leader during the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium which is to celebrate his 67th birthday in Abuja. Tinubu told the Buhari government to discard ‘Container Economics’ and move towards…

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A pictorial tour of Lagos resettlement centre for victims of collapsed buildings

A pictorial tour of Lagos resettlement centre for victims of collapsed buildings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu Suliat OjoMedialine was taken on a tour of the Lagos Resettlement Centre by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). This centre is to accommodate the victims of the two collapsed buildings and current residents of all marked for demolition buildings in the state. The centre, which is situated along the Lasu-Igando road, is planned to permanently house those people until they are stable to settle their accommodation issue. According to the…

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Lagos opens resettlement centre for victims of collapse buildings in Igando

Lagos opens resettlement centre for victims of collapse buildings in Igando

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eletu Suliat The Lagos State Government (LASG) has declared open the resettlement centre in Igando, Alimosho Lagos for victims of recent collapse buildings in the state. People whose houses have been marked for demolition are also going to be accommodated at this centre. In this month (March 2019), two buildings have collapsed within the Lagos Island (Ita Faaji and Kakawa streets). These incidents have created many internally displaced people who are currently been accommodated by the resettlement…

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Deputy Governor and Commissioner in Kano arrested for attempting to be another ‘Orubebe’

Deputy Governor and Commissioner in Kano arrested for attempting to be another ‘Orubebe’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Men of Nigeria Police Force attached the Kano Gubernatorial Election Collation centre has arrested Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna, the Deputy Governor of Kano state and Alhaji Sule Garo, Commissioner of Local Government, over an attempt to disruption election results collation process. The incident happened at about 2 am on Monday, March 11, and the two culprits were alleged to have disrupted the collation of governorship and state house of assembly results at the Nasarawa Local Government…

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Lasu students in awesome examination mood, read all night on campus

Lasu students in awesome examination mood, read all night on campus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu suliyat Lagos state university students in an awesome examination mood as examination commences on 4th March and will come to an end on Friday, 29th March, 2019. Many students troop to the main campus to use all-night lighting opportunity within the school. Reading all night is fast becoming a tradition for LASU students as most off-campus hostels have poor electricity supply. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, also sent “Best of Luck” messages…

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Breaking: PDP wins Ojo House of Reps seat as Hon. Obasa defeats Durosinmi for the second time

Breaking: PDP wins Ojo House of Reps seat as Hon. Obasa defeats Durosinmi for the second time

Reading Time: < 1 minute The information of the collation centre indicated that the incumbent member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ojo Federal Constituency, Hon. Tajudeen Obasa has been declared winner of the 2019 elections. This is second time Hon. Obasa will be defecting his opponent on a row. Obasa emerged victorious despite the rescheduled elections which was declared inconclusive due to massive allegations of rigging and use of manual voting In the first election, Obasa had polled 28,…

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Breaking: APC candidate wins PDP with 278 vote margin in Amuwo-Odofin

Breaking: APC candidate wins PDP with 278 vote margin in Amuwo-Odofin

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) winners of the two house of assembly constituencies in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State. The results show APC won PDP in the constituency I of the local government with 278 votes. Prof. Timothy Nubi from the University of Lagos, the Returning Officer of Amuwo Odofin LGA Constituency I, declared Alli-Macaulay emerged winner for Constituency 1 with 7,407 votes while the candidate…

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Segun Adewale: Lagos PDP Chieftain slaps BBC reporter for covering him during vote buying

Segun Adewale: Lagos PDP Chieftain slaps BBC reporter for covering him during vote buying

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hon. Segun Adewale, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, was captured on camera slapping a reporter from the British Broadcasting Commission (BBC) for filming while trying to buy votes in Alimosho area of the state. According to details of the incident, Hon Adewale – popularly known Aeroland, came to his polling unit at Pleasure Bus-Stop along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and started enticing voters with cash. Aeroland gave each voter N1,000 for supporting…

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Ogun Elections: This is what Adebutu of PDP will get for supporting Amosun’s candidate

Ogun Elections: This is what Adebutu of PDP will get for supporting Amosun’s candidate

Reading Time: 2 minutes A factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Hon. Ladi Adebutu has dumped its party to support the candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Hon. Adekunle Akinlade. This support came after a political deal was signed between the two groups. According to the deal document obtained by our correspondent, the support of Adebutu was bought with ceding of some juicy political position to his group and promise of infrastructural…

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APC Lagos: Igbos in Lagos endorse Sanwo-Olu

APC Lagos: Igbos in Lagos endorse Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos branch of Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as their preferred candidate in the March 9 Gubernatorial election. This proclamation was made during an emergency session of the socio-cultural group held on Sunday, March 4, at the MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos. The event was presided over by the President of the Lagos chapter, Chief Solomon Ogbonna, and had in attendance market…

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Breaking: INEC declares House of Reps. election in Ojo LGA, Lagos inconclusive

Breaking: INEC declares House of Reps. election in Ojo LGA, Lagos inconclusive

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the election of the House of Representatives in Ojo Federal Constituency inconclusive due to massive use of manual accreditation of voters. According to an insider source, the decision was taken by all stakeholders including INEC as they are high suspicion of irregularities during the process. As at this morning, Monday, February 25, the decision on when the rerun or make elections will be held is yet to…

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Update: These 18 roads will be blocked whilst Buhari is in Lagos on February 9

Update: These 18 roads will be blocked whilst Buhari is in Lagos on February 9

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari will be in Lagos on Saturday, February 9. The Lagos state government has notified that vehicular movements along 18 major roads will be blocked or restricted whilst the president is in the state. According to the Chairman, Transport committee of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Campaign visit to Lagos State, Demola Seriki, the restriction is necessary as President Buhari would lead other All Progressives Congress members to seek…

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Buhari is coming to Lagos, and these are the routes you should avoid on February 11

Buhari is coming to Lagos, and these are the routes you should avoid on February 11

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign rally will find itself in Lagos on Monday, February 11 and some routes have been mapped out for the campaign. Due to heavy security details and traffic diversions involve in the visit of the President to the commercial city, here are some parts of the state that would be affected by the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential rally.   Places like Surulere, Lagos Island, Marina, Ikorodu road and other heavy…

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CPS of Amuwo-Odofin among 3 dead persons in Yayi’s campaign train accident

CPS of Amuwo-Odofin among 3 dead persons in Yayi’s campaign train accident

Reading Time: 2 minutes Senator Solomon Adeola(APC, Lagos West) has mourn the death of three APC supporters in a ghastly motor accident during the campaign tour of Amuwo Odofin LGA and Oriade LCDA. According to an insider source, the accident involved an SUV that somersaulted on top speed while trying to join the campaign convoy of the senator carrying some supporters of Hon. Risikiat Adegeye, APC House of Representatives candidate for Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency. One of the dead…

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