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Ambode tackles Fed Govt over Lagos Airport Road

  Lagos State yesterday accused the Federal Government of frustrating its plan to rebuild the Oshodi – Murtala Muhammed Airport road. Besides, six months after President Muhammadu Buhari directed that the Presidential Lodge in Marina should be ceded to the state, it is yet to take over the edifice, Governor …

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BREAKING: Former Nigerian governor jailed for corruption

A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has convicted and jailed former Gov. Bala James Ngilari for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state. In a 75-minute long ruling, Justice Nathan Musa found the former governor guilty of four charges, and discharged him on one, which bordered …

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Linda Ikeji moves into N85m luxurious office

According to Sunday Scoop, Linda Ikeji moved into an office whose rent has been estimated to be about N10m per annum in highbrow Lekki Phase 1. The building, we learnt has been partitioned into 22-room offices, housing studio, editing suite, two lounges, VIP waiting room, radio booth, section for her …

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Buhari calls Obasanjo, congratulates him at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, via telephone conversation from London, felicitated with former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President confirmed this development in a statement he issued in Abuja on Sunday. According …

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’ll return soon, Buhari tells Kogi Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday made a telephone call from London to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi. A governmen house statement issued in Lokoja said that Buhari, who made the call in the evening, interacted with the governor for a couple of minutes. The  Director  General on media and strategy …

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PDP members have right to seek alternative platform –Markarfi

The sacked Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said members of the party are free to join other political associations to realise their political ambition. He said neither him nor any member of the caretaker committee had, however, joined the proposed Advanced Peoples …

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Ikeja Electric to cut supply

Ikeja Electric will cut power supply to some areas under its network to do maintenance by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on its transformers at the Ikeja West Transmission Station, its management has said. The areas to be affected by the exercise, which will start today and end on …

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Police, CBN arrest 12 new Naira notes vendor

Twelve Naira notes vendors have been arrested in a joint raid by officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and Operatives of Lagos State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba. Mint Naira notes in different denominations were recovered from the vendors, all women, who were arrested at event …

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I have decided to leave Arsenal – Sanchez

Is it all over for Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal? The Mirror reports that it is, claiming the Chile international “is on his way after a series of rows with Arsene Wenger.” Wenger dropped top scorer Sanchez to the bench for Saturday’s defeat at Liverpool but brought him on for the …

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jonathan rejected uk offer rescue chibok girls says guardian london

BUT for lack of response from immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, the British Armed Forces, would have helped to rescue the 276 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State on April 14, 2014, the United Kingdom’s Guardian, has claimed, quoting the Observer. According to the newspaper, in …

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