Category: National/Politics

Ondo Election: INEC Begins Recruitment Of NYSC Members As Ad-hoc Staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced recruitment of additional National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), members as ad hoc staff for Ondo State governorship election. The decision was taken after NYSC authorities recently told the Commission that they were presently in a position to mobilize more corps members for the Ondo State governorship election.…

CBN Requests Account Statements of ‘Baba Ijebu’

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has requested that all banks in the country should submit the statements of domiciliary accounts some high profile individuals, including owners of popular betting companies Nigeria. Baba Ijebu and Premier Lotto Founders who alongside some individuals recently had their company’s bank accounts frozen over forex infractions are part of…

Edo 2020: PDP Mocks APC, Ize-Iyamu Over Botched Grand Finale

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo governorship election says the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to hold their campaign grand finale, scheduled for Wednesday (September 16), is a clear signal that they have given up. The council in a statement issued by the secretary…

Lagos Disowns Viral Video On Branded Wastebaskets

  The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned the viral video, where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the State. A statement signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, noted that all the characters in the viral video are fraudsters…

NSCDC Deploys 13,311 Personnel For Edo Election

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is deploying a total number of 13,311 personnel to complement that of Edo state Command and Zonal Command in Benin in other to ensure free, fair and credible election in Edo state devoid of electoral violence. The personnel were drawn from the Headquarters and neighbouring state such as…

No Tenant Should Pay Landlord’s Outstanding Light Bill—NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC has clarified that the outstanding electricity bills of landlords are not to be enforced on new tenants. The NERC Commissioner, Finance and Management Services, Nathan Shatti, made this known during a live question and answer programme on “meters and metering” on Wednesday. During the programme, which was streamed live…

NDLEA Intercepts 1.6 Kilograms of Controlled Drugs En-route Turkey

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Special Area Command, has intercepted 1.6 kilogramme of controlled drugs suspected to be Tramadol and Flunitrazepam. The drugs were destined for Istanbul, Turkey, barely a few days after the resumption of international flight. The seizure was from Michael Ejionye Chukwuka during the outward clearance…

We Are Ready To Reopen Our Cinemas – CEAN Tells Sanwo-Olu

The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Wednesday appealed to Governor Sanwo-Olu that cinemas are ready to open any time today or tomorrow. They noted that cinemas outside Lagos are already open and are complying with all the necessary protocols. This plea was made during a virtual between the Governor and members of the…

Lagos Partners UNDP, C40 Cities To Fight Climate Change

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and C40 Cities, is set to address the climate change scourge, which has become a defining environmental challenge to the world. Speaking with newsmen in Alausa on Wednesday, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs. Aderonke Odeneye maintained that Lagos State,…