Year: 2020

Children Of Policemen Killed In Lagos Violence Get Scholarship

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday pledged that police officers lynched in the wake of the violence that erupted last week in the State will not die in vain. At a visit to the Lagos Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, on Wednesday, the Governor announced the award of scholarship to the children of the slain…

Bode George, The Unrepentant Con Artist

By Kareem Adeduntan Events of the past few weeks have been tumultuous. Unfortunate things have happened. Lives have been lost. Property damaged. Essential institutions such as the police force and army are under justifiable scrutiny. Protests call for needed reform. Taking advantage of the situation, less noble actors have pressed forward, either to steal the…

#EndSARS: Badagry West LCDA Boss Warns Youths Against Fake News

Following the civil unrest which surfaced during the #EndSARS protest in Lagos, the association of Conference 57 Chief Press Secretaries across the 57 Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos State has disclosed her plans to embark on constructive orientation and re-orientation for news dissemination and circulation in the grassroots. This was…

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu Resigns

Josep Maria Bartomeu on Tuesday announced his resignation as Barcelona president. He also revealed that Barcelona have accepted a proposal to join a future European Super League. The entire board that served under Bartomeu also stepped down from their posts, a decision that comes after several months of criticism in the wake of Barcelona’s 8-2…

Buhari Re-Appoints Yakubu As INEC Chairman For Another Five Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Professor Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five-year term. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday. Adesina disclosed that in a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the…

Lekki Shooting: Lagos Government Invited Us But We Didn’t Shoot Protesters – Army

The Nigerian army has finally spoken on the incident that happened at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos, admitting that its men were at the venue but denied soldiers shot at the #EndSARS protesters last Tuesday. In a statement released on Tuesday by the Acting Deputy Director, 81 Division Army Public Relations, Major Osoba Olaniyi, the…

CAMA 2020 Set To Chat Roadmap For Economic Recovery Post Covid-19

Come Sunday, November 8, 2020, all roads would lead to the prestigious Sheraton Hotel, Lagos for the 10th edition of Classic Africa Merit Award tagged CAMA 2020 to celebrate the 11th anniversary of Classic International Magazine. The publisher of Classic International Magazine, Dave Agwazim inundated the media that the theme of this year’s event is…

FG Declares Thursday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared tomorrow Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for…

Governor Okowa Presents N378.48bn Budget of Recovery for 2021

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration. According to the Governor, the budget termed Budget of Recovery was made up of N207.52 billion for Capital Expenditure and N171.32 billion for Recurrent Expenditure. The 2021 budget which…

CACOVID Commences Distribution Of Palliatives To State Governments In June

Members of the private sector-led coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has enjoined Nigerian who are involved in the wanton destruction of Public and Private properties and even looting of the warehouses where the palliatives are kept to immediately desist from such act, in order to allow the States to proceed with a peaceful and fair distribution…