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ASUU seek panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

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Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Lagos Zone, has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to set up a panel of inquiry to probe the lingering crisis rocking the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, over the alleged sack of seven of its members, among others. This came as ASUU also rejected recent sack of 150 members of Kogi State ...

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Photos of the 12 inmates Gov. Ambode freed at Kirikiri after 20-34 years in Prison

Photos of the 12 inmates Gov. Ambode freed at Kirikiri after 20-34 years in Prison

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday released 12 prisoners in the state in furtherance of the law establishing the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The prisoners who have spent between 20 and 34-years at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Apapa were released based on the advice of the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The inmates ...

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Nigerian Ports Authority made 118billion in just three months

Nigerian Ports Authority made 118billion in just three months

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has disclosed that the agency enjoyed a productive year and is set to exceed its revenue target. She made this known at the merit service award in Lagos where she also revealed that the agency raked in 118billion in the first quarter of the year. The director gave ...

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G-Worldwide serves Kiss Daniel court papers

G-Worldwide serves Kiss Daniel court papers

Nigerian popstar, Kiss Daniel, has finally been served court papers by his former record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment. According to the label, the court papers were pasted on Daniel’s gate on Friday, December 15, 2017. In the writ of summons served on the artiste, the court ordered Kiss Daniel to make an appearance before it within 30 days of receiving the ...

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Dino Melaye wins award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999

Dino Melaye wins award as best senator in Kogi State since 1999

Controversial senator, DIno Melaye was recently awarded, the best senator in Kogi State, since 1999. The award was presented to him by Conference of NIGERIA political parties Kogi State chapter. DIno is a Nigerian senator representing Kogi West at the 8th Assembly.

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2019: FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up” PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up'' PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Federal government of building new prisons with the hope of locking up PDP members in 2018 so they would not contest against APC candidates in 2019. Uche who was elected chairman of the party two weeks ago, said this when he spoke at the opening of a two-day retreat for members of ...

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RRS arrests pickpocket who robbed worshipers at the just concluded The Experience concert

RRS arrests pickpocket who robbed worshipers at the just concluded The Experience concert

19 year old Lateef Nurudeen of 10, Obadina Street, Lagos Island pictured above, was arrested by men of RRS on December, 1st 2017 at about 12:45 a.m. at the musical concert tagged ‘The Experience’ in Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos for pickpocketing, He was arrested with seven phones he had stolen from worshippers that had come to the Christian concert. Lateef, ...

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Paris Club Refund: See full details of what each state got

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Reports say the money was released together with the allocations from the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC). The accountant general of the federation, Idris Ahmed has announced that the Federal Government has released another tranche of the Paris Club Refund. Ahmed, according to The Cable News, said that took the step, so that Nigerians will enjoy the Christmas well. Reports ...

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5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of US$17,428.42 per coin. It got its own futures market at a traditional brokerage firm, and it even earned a joke in a recent “Saturday Night Live” sketch. Perhaps because of its complicated technical design, zealous community of advocates and famously mysterious founding story (its ...

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Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

Scientists Have Developed Glass That Heals Itself When You Press It Together

The days of squinting at cracked phone displays like this could soon be over, thanks to a team of Japanese scientists who have developed a new kind of self-healing glass that fuses itself back together, simply by pressure being applied. The self-healing polymer, created by researchers at the University of Tokyo, was initially discovered by accident while they were studying ...

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Justice assured for corps member raped, killed in Ogun

Justice assured for corps member raped, killed in Ogun

Mr. John Okpo, the Ogun NYSC Coordinator, gave the assurance during a condolence visit to the family of the deceased in Ibadan. Tawose, 23, a 2017 Batch ‘A’ corps member serving with the Ogun State Ministry of Housing in Abeokuta was allegedly lured to her death by her driving instructor, Festus Udoh, 29. Her decomposing body was discovered in a ...

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178 gas flare sites: Reps urge DPR to enforce use of meters

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The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating revenue leakages in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, has asked the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to compel oil companies to install meters targeted at harnessing associated gas for positive applications in the nation. The Committee lamented that massive gas flaring is still going on in many parts of the Niger Delta, noting ...

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Nigeria spends N2.07trn on fuel import in 9 months

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Nigeria spent N2.068 trillion on the importation of petroleum products within a nine-month period, from January to September 2017, rising by 14.32 per cent from N1.809 trillion recorded in the same period in 2016. According to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics’, NBS, Foreign Trade Statistics for Third Quarter 2017, of the total petroleum products imported, N1.541 trillion ...

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SERAP to Buhari: Explain to Nigerians decision to withdraw $1bn to fight Boko Haram

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently explain to Nigerians why the government decided to withdraw the sum of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North East, if his government is to avoid the intense secrecy and lack of accountability and oversight of the spending on ...

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Phone triggered gas explosion kills Rotary club president in Osogbo

Phone triggered gas explosion kills Rotary club president in Osogbo

The President of Rotary club in Osogbo, Osun State and the deputy director of safety organisation, O-Ambulance, Olori Opeyemi Omobolawa Fola, was allegedly killed by a gas explosion in the state capital, Osogbo on Wednesday, December 13th. According to reports, the deceased who is a trained senior nurse, had gone to a gas station, Grace Gas, in Osogbo to refill ...

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Court martial sentences soldier to death for killing five rescued civilians in Borno

Court martial sentences soldier to death for killing five rescued civilians in Borno

A General Court Martial (GOC) sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, has sentenced a soldier serving in Operation Lafiya Dole, Lance Corporal John Godwin, to death, for killing five rescued civilians in the Yamteke area of Borno State. Lance Godwin was charged with murder, which is punishable under Section 106 (a) of Armed Forces Acts (Cap A20), Laws of the Federation ...

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Exclusive close-up photos of alleged husband killer, Maryam Sanda on her way to prison after court hearing

Exclusive close-up photos of alleged husband killer, Maryam Sanda on her way to prison after court hearing

Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello pictured on her way back to the prison after court hearing in Abuja on Thursday December 14, 2017. See photos below:

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Graphic: Mother and two sons allegedly kill her husband in Anambra, buries body under a plantain tree

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A Facebook user claims that a woman and her two sons killed her husband and buried his body under a plantain tree. The incident reportedly happened at Nduana village in Aguluezigbo Town, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. Kingsley further alleged that the woman and her children beat up the deceased second wife, who is pregnant and took her ...

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Burna Boy interrogated and detained by police in connection with Mr 2kay’s robbery attack at Eko hotel

Burna Boy interrogated and detained by police in connection with Mr 2kay's robbery attack at Eko hotel

Singer, Burna boy who was declared wanted by the police over his alleged connection with the armed robbery attack carried out on Mr 2kay at Eko hotel has finally reported himself to the police. According to a press statement released by the police PRO, Burna Boy reported to the police today, 15th December 2017. He was interrogated and then detained. ...

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Court stops sack of over 20,000 teachers that failed the competency test in Kaduna

Court stops sack of over 20,000 teachers that failed the competency test in Kaduna

The Kaduna Division of the National Industrial Court today issued an order stopping the state government from going further with the plan to sack 21,780 primary school teachers that failed a competency test organised by the state government. Recall that in June, the state government organized a competency test for primary school teachers in the state. Sadly, over 21, 000 ...

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