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POLITICS

(Opinion): As An Elected Council Chairman In Lagos, Will Bayo Olasoju Still Remain K1's Manager?

On Saturday, 24th July, 2021, Hon. Bayo Olasoju who happens to be the Manager to Fuji music legend, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Anifowoshe Marshal better known as K1, was elected as the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State.

  10 months ago ago
(Opinion): As An Elected Council Chairman In Lagos, Will Bayo Olasoju Still Remain K1's Manager?

POLITICS

Newly Sworn in LGA Chairman, Hon Chidi Lloyd Vows to Fight Oil Bunkering And Cultism in Emohua LGA

According to reports, Hon Dr. Chidi Lloyd, who happens to be one of the newly sworn in Local Government Council Chairmen, who were sworn in yesterday being Thursday 17th June 2021 by the Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike (CON) at the Rivers State Government House Port Harcourt, had just made his first official speech.

  11 months ago ago
Newly Sworn in LGA Chairman, Hon Chidi Lloyd Vows to Fight Oil Bunkering And Cultism in Emohua LGA

PERSONAL-INVESTING

Stay in Your LGA And Don't Borrow Money Without My Approval- Gov Wike to Newly Sworn in LGA Chairmen

According to reports, the Rivers State Executive Governor, His Excellency Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike (CON) has warned the newly sworn in twenty three Local Government Council Chairmen, who were sworn in yesterday being Thursday 17th June 2021 at the Rivers State Government House Port Harcourt, not to reside in Port Harcourt being the Capital City of the State.

  11 months ago ago
Stay in Your LGA And Don't Borrow Money Without My Approval- Gov Wike to Newly Sworn in LGA Chairmen

POLITICS

Take a look at the Fulani Man That was the First Mayor of Enugu in 1952

The name of the person above is Mallam Umaru Alttine. He was the first Mayor of Enugu. Also he was a Fulani man from Sifawa in Sokoto. Mallam Umaru Alttine was elected in 1952 as the first Mayor of Enugu, which was the center of Eastern region.

  10 months ago ago
Take a look at the Fulani Man That was the First Mayor of Enugu in 1952

JUSTICE

Workers Protest For Non payment Of Salaries In Emohua LGA Of Rivers State

It is so disheartening and discouraging to work for a month, two or more without being paid. Non payment of salaries especially as at when due, is really one of the problems faced by the working class citizens in a society. Couple with the current recession and the pandemic era, things are too expensive and so money is needed to settle some debts and pay some bills.

  9 months ago ago
Workers Protest For Non payment Of Salaries In Emohua LGA Of Rivers State

SOCIETY

In Rivers, thugs assault and strip a female councillor.

During a skirmish at the council secretariat on Monday, Mrs Cynthia Nwala, the leader of Etche Local Government Legislative Assembly in Rivers State, was battered and practically stripped naked. Mrs. Nwala's car was also broken into. Nwala said that the Council Chairman, Obinna Anyanwu, ordered Prince Chinedu Onyeche, his Chief Security Officer, to beat and strip her.

  7 months ago ago
In Rivers, thugs assault and strip a female councillor.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu Breaks Silence On Igboho's Arrest, Bandits Attack Police Headquarters

Sanwo-Olu Breaks Silence On Sunday Igboho's Arrest The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that people are ” working behind the scenes” concerning the arrest and trial of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. The governor made this known while addressing the Press at the Polling Unit 019 Ward 08, Ikoyi II, where he cast his vote during the Local Government/Council Areas election on Saturday.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu Breaks Silence On Igboho's Arrest, Bandits Attack Police Headquarters

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"Register Your Businesses Officially With The Local Government"- Unyime Etim Urges Cattle Dealers.

REGISTER WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL Hon. Etim advises cattle dealers/Association operating in Ikot Ekpene. All cattle owners associations operating in Ikot Ekpene local government area are to officially register their businesses with the Local Government Council. The executive chairman of Ikot Ekpene local government area, Rt.(Hon.)

  11 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Obasanjo Speaks Against Secession, NECO Says No Extension For 2021 Registration

NECO Says No Extension For 2021 Registration Photo credit: Daily Trust The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said it will not extend the registration period for the 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school based candidates. According to the Council’s Head Information and Public Relations Division, Mr Azeez Sani, the 5th July slated for the commencement of the examination still stands.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Obasanjo Speaks Against Secession, NECO Says No Extension For 2021 Registration

MILITARY

Video: Nigerian Soldiers Involved In Ghastly Accident While Rushing To Scene Of Boko Haram Attack

A video of some Nigerian soldiers involved in a ghastly accident has surfaced online and it's currently going viral. It was gathered that the soldiers were on their way to rescue unarmed civilians who were being attacked by Boko Haram along Maiduguri-Damaturu road in Borno State, Northern part of Nigeria but the unfortunate accident occurred along the Auno-Jakana axis.

  10 months ago ago
Video: Nigerian Soldiers Involved In Ghastly Accident While Rushing To Scene Of Boko Haram Attack

JUSTICE

Enugu State Traditional Rulers outlawed disinheritance of widow and girl-child marriage in the state

The Enugu State Traditional Rulers Council has outlawed girl-child marriage and other forms of gender-based harmful practices including disinheritance of widow in the state. The Council issued this on Tuesday, 11th August through a communique at the end of a multi-stakeholders' strategic conference between the council and Women Aid Collective.

  9 months ago ago
Enugu State Traditional Rulers outlawed disinheritance of widow and girl-child marriage in the state

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Governor Wike warns Council Chairmen against borrowing money without State Government's approval.

Rivers State Governor, Governor Nyesom Wike has warned newly sworn in chairmen of local government councils in the state against borrowing money from financial institutions without state government's approval or any development plan. Speaking shortly after the 23 local government council chairmen took their oath of office, Governor Nyesom Wike charged them to pay proper attention to issues of security with weekly security meetings in order to curb likely security breaches in their various councils.

  11 months ago ago
Governor Wike warns Council Chairmen against borrowing money without State Government's approval.

SOCIETY

Kano Local Council Enacts New Law Banning Men And Women From Meeting In Public Places At Night

Mr Dahiru Muhammed , council chairman of Rano Local government area of Kano, has announced a new law that was newly enacted in the local government. According to him, it is now an offence punishable by the law for a man and a woman to publicly meet each other during the night.

  8 months ago ago
Kano Local Council Enacts New Law Banning Men And Women From Meeting In Public Places At Night

POLITICS

Igboho: People Are Working Behind The Scenes To Get Him Help, Governor Sanwo-Olu Reveals

Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, is definitely not alone in his travails as the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has noted that people have been working secretly to get him help. This was revealed by the Governor in a press statement at the Polling Unit 019 Ward 08, Ikoyi II, where he casted his vote during the Local Government/Council Areas election on Saturday, the Punch reported.

  10 months ago ago
Igboho: People Are Working Behind The Scenes To Get Him Help, Governor Sanwo-Olu Reveals

ENTERTAINMENT

I thank God for opening the book of remembrance concerning me-NYSC anthem Composer.

It was a blissful and memorable moments for Dr. Oluwole Adetiran, the Composer of the Nigeria Youth service corps Anthem, as he was visited by the Director-General of the Nigeria Youth service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen shuaibu Ibrahim and his Entourage. Dr. Oluwole Adetiran received the Director General in his residence at ibafo, in Obafemi-Owodr local government area of Ogun state Yesterday.

  10 months ago ago
I thank God for opening the book of remembrance concerning me-NYSC anthem Composer.

JUSTICE

Governor of Lagos speaks on Igboho's case, says people are working behind the scenes

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has claimed that people are ” working behind the scenes” on the arrest and trial of Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo. This was made known by the governor while addressing the Press at the Polling Unit 019 Ward 08, Ikoyi II, where he cast his vote during the Local Government/Council Areas election on Saturday.

  10 months ago ago
Governor of Lagos speaks on Igboho's case, says people are working behind the scenes

EDUCATION

Let's Unite To Make UNICAL Great, Says Gen. Martin Luther Agwai

The newly inaugurated Chairman of the University of Calabar Governing Council, Rtd. General Martin Luther Agwai, has called on the Council Members and the entire management of UNICAL to work together as a team for the growth and development of the foremost citadel of learning. Agwai made the call during a familiarization meeting organized by the Vice-Chancellor of UNICAL, Prof. Florence Obi in honor of the new Council and Senate members of the institution.

  10 months ago ago
Let's Unite To Make UNICAL Great, Says Gen. Martin Luther Agwai

MILITARY

Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno State

Suspected armed members of Boko Haram terrorists, have invaded the Council headquarters of Damboa in Borno state, on Saturday evening, shooting heavily as they engaged Nigerian security forces. Picture used for illustrative purpose. Damboa is about an 85km drive from Maiduguri the state capital, located on the centre of the sambisa forests, in the southern Borno Senatorial District.

  7 months ago ago
Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters Residents flee to Sambisa as Boko Haram invades Council headquarters 
of Damboa in Borno State

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FEC okays N309.9bn road contract for Dangote as tax credit

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the award of a contract to Dangote Industries for the construction of five roads totalling 274.9 kilometres at the local cost N309,917,717,251.35 to be advanced by the company as a tax credit. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this at the end of the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday.

  10 months ago ago
FEC okays N309.9bn road contract for Dangote as tax credit

JUSTICE

NEC now receiving reports from state Judicial panels on EndSARS

*To convene Council session soon on implementation *VP Osinbajo inaugurates 26-member National Road Safety Advisory Council As judicial panels set up by State Governors to resolve issues of police brutality and related concerns across the country round up their assignments, the National Economic Council (NEC) is set to convene a special session to review reports of the panels that have now started coming to the Council.

  11 months ago ago
NEC now receiving reports from state Judicial panels on EndSARS