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8 Kano students perish in road crash in Ibadan, Ajimobi mourns

Ajimobi, centre, at the UCH today

By Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has condoled with his Kano State counterpart, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, following the death of eight secondary students from the state in an accident along Iroko Road,Ibadan, Oyo State. The accident occurred on Tuesday, while 16 students and their teachers were returning to Kano after representing […]

240,000 Vehicles In Lagos Not Roadworthy-LASG

•A commuter bus, popularly known as Danfo

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government says about 240,000 vehicles plying roads in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria are not roadworthy and calls on vehicles owners to make effort to ensure that their vehicles are roadworthy. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Dayo Mobereola disclosed this today at a news conference on the 2016 Bi-Annual Safety Week of […]

CCT dismisses Saraki’s motion to stop trial

Senator Bukola Saraki: motion dismissed

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the motion of one of his lawyers, asking the Chairman of the Tribunal to disqualify himself from presiding over the trial . Saraki had in the motion argued by Raphael Ajibola Oluyede that there is an ongoing investigation of Justice Danladi Umar by the Economic […]

Iyabo Anisulowo: Police in manhunt for abductors

Senator Iyabo Anisulowo: abducted by gunmen

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Five crack police teams are on the trail of abductors of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ogun state, Senator Veronica Iyabode Anisulowo. Anisulowo, who was a former Education Minister under late Umar Musa Yar’adua administration was kidnapped at about 6pm on her farm on Wednesday at Imasai town, Yewa […]

Ndume: NASS, Buhari will soon resolve issues on budget

Mohammad Ndume

Senate Leader, Alhaji Muhammad Ndume, on Monday assured that the impasse between the presidency and the National Assembly on the 2016 budget would soon be resolved. Ndume, representing Borno South, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the resolution was to allow the country to move forward. He said that the National Assembly was not in conflict […]

Ogun police dock 2 for stealing church’s $14m

The Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Abdulmajid Ali addressing policemen
PHOTO: Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta

The Police in Ogun state on Monday arraigned two men, Akapo Paul,73, and Johnson Shorinnolu,63, for allegedly stealing 14 million dollars belonging to the West African Christian Mission. They appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court The accused, whose addresses are unknown, are facing two-count charge of stealing and conspiracy. The Prosecutor, Abdulkareem Mustapha, told the […]

Saraki stops Appeal Court move to stall CCT trial

Senator Bukola Saraki

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Monday asked the Court of Appeal to strike out the application he filed for stay of proceedings in his trial on charges of false and anticipatory asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki had filed the motion for stay of proceedings alongside nine-ground notice […]

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