Saturday , 24 July 2021

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Controversy trails death of socialite, Kayode Badru, As Church leader, two others arrested, detained at SCID 

….as family alleges foul play, demands identity of seven elders that prayed for him. Few days after the tragic death of a businessman cum socialite, Kayode Badru, who was burnt to death during a prayer session at a parish of the Celestial Church of Christ in Alagbado, a Lagos suburb, his widow, Kofoworola Badru, recalled his last moments with him ... Read More »

Lagos APC members cry foul over Dep.Gov. Hamzat’s appointment as Council Election Chairman as his insincerity and inconsistency in question!

  If what is going round in the political terrain of Lagos state, especially Ifako/Ijaiye Local Government concerning the appointment of the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat as APC Local Government Screening and Council Election Committee Chairman and Primary Elections Committee, then extra care must be taken to a biased imposition of some candidates on the electorate ... Read More »

Senate probes CCT Chairman, Umar, over alleged assault

The incident occurred on March 29, 2021. Sagwak had also petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to probe the incident. Senator Istifanus Gyang (Plateau North) submitted a petition on the incident to the Senate on behalf of his constituent, Sagwak. Sagwak, had in his petition dated April 9 2021 and signed by his lawyer, Samuel Ihensekhien, accused the CCT ... Read More »

SSANU, NASU shut OAU over non-payment of allowance

  Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife chapter, yesterday protested non-payment of their allowances. They stormed the main gate of the institution around 10:15am and shut it, chanting anti-management songs. The protesters later shut other gates leading to the school before barricading the staff quarters. The ... Read More »

NBA faults extension of IGP’s tenure

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has faulted the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu. The association has consequently sued the government at the Federal High Court in Lagos to compel a reversal of the purported tenure extension. The suit, marked: FHC/L/CS/214/2021 has as defendants – the President of ... Read More »

Gov’s aides, Ebonyi council chair, lawmaker, others arrested

Ebonyi Police Commissioner Aliyu Garba on Sunday arrested Chairman of Ohaukwu Local government area, Clement Odah and lawmaker representing Ohaukwu North state Constituency, Chinedu Awọ over the recent killings and destruction of properties in the community. Also arrested were some 30 other major stakeholders from the community, including Coordinator of Effium Development Centre, Sunday Agbo and his Effium South DC ... Read More »

Air fares to drop following VAT removal

Airl are planning to reduce fares in response to the removal of 7.5 per cent ValueOhunayoTax (VAT). The suspension of VAT from air fares took effect from January 1, 2021, as part of incentives contained in the Finance Act 2020. Airline operators told our correspondent  that they have received the directive on VAT removal from the government, but they are ... Read More »

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