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Southwest APC demands more powers for states

  Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday dissociated themselves from the agitation for restructuring. They voted for devolution of power. The decision was taken at a meeting at the Oyo State Governor’s Office in Ibadan. Governors Akinwunmi Ambode(Lagos), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rotimi …

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Police Service Commission didn’t demote Lagos CP – Okiro

  The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike Okiro on Thursday disowned a letter from the commission purportedly demoting the Lagos State acting Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal to Deputy Commissioner of Police. He stated that the letter was not authorised and should be ignored. The Commission’s Permanent Secretary, Musa …

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Liberation: Lagos set to honour Fela

  Amid performances holding in different parts of Lagos, as part of this year’s Felabration, the Lagos State Government is set to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The weeklong activities marking Fela’s 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death has also featured lectures and other …

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I did not approve any contract for NNPC, Osinbajo opens up

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the approvals he granted to the NNPC while he was Acting President were for financing arrangements for the Joint Ventures between the corporation and International Oil Companies, and not approvals for contracts. Osinbajo made this clarification in a statement issued by his Senior …

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Monkeypox: 31 suspected cases reported in 7 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 31 suspected cases of monkeypox have so far been reported in seven states across the country. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, made this known on Monday in Abuja. According to Ihekweazu, following the notification of a suspected …

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Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt eye World Cup places

There are five places reserved for Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and Nigeria, Tunisia, and Egypt could fill three of them this weekend. Nigeria will secure a sixth appearance at the global football showpiece by winning in Uyo against Zambia, the only other Group B contenders. Tunisia …

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$24bn crude swap: Ex-PPMC boss to forfeit nine Dubai properties

    EFCC detectives probe $205m kerosine subsidy Where is $18.5billion earned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) during former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration? This is the puzzle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is battling to resolve. EFCC detectives probing the disappearance of the cash have traced …

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Lagos unveils DNA forensic lab

    The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday inaugurated the state’s DNA Forensic Centre. Unveiling the DNA laboratory, located on Odunlami Street, Lagos Island, the governor said it would not only help in the resolution of crimes but would also be useful in clearing controversies relating …

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