Category: National/Politics

IFMA Nigeria Advocates for Effective Maintenance of Public Facilities, Infrastructure

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Nigeria Chapter called for the effective maintenance and sustainable management of public facilities and infrastructure. The Association made this call at its second edition of Facility Management Advocacy day held on Thursday, October 21, 2021, in Lagos. Speaking the president of IFMA (Nigeria Chapter), Mr. Segun Adebayo stated that…

Rivers Govt. To File Criminal Proceeding against Saipem

Rivers State Government is to initiate criminal proceeding against Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited for breach of trust, which led to abandonment of the State’s gas turbine generator unit and accessories in The Netherlands since 2012. The decision to file criminal proceeding against Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited was taken at the 15th Executive Council meeting presided…

Nnamdi Kanu’s Application Challenging Competence of FG’s Charge, To Be heard on 10th November

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 10 for hearing the application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, challenging the competency of the charge preferred against him by the Federal Government. Justice Binta Nyako, on Thursday, fixed the date after counsel to the IPOB leader, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, informed…

EFCC Arraigns Ngozi Olejeme, Ex-NSITF Chairman for Over N1Bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Thursday, October 21, 2021 arraigned a former Board Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Dr. Ngozi Olejeme for abuse of office and fraud of over N1Bn. Olejeme was arraigned before Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi Abuja on a…

LAWMA, Shomolu LG Agrees On Re-Introduction of Voluntary Monthly Sanitation

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Shomolu Local Government have agreed on re-introducing the monthly environmental sanitation on a voluntary basis. The exercise is slated for the last Saturday of every month between 7 am and 10 am, beginning from November this year. Speaking at the stakeholders’ meeting where the agreement was reached, the…

Oyo Plans Resettlement of Absconded Destitute, Beggars and Urchins to Akinyele Centre

The Oyo State government on Wednesday announced its renewed plans to bring back some of the mendicants who have left the provided Akinyele Resettlement Centre back into the facility. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja Omolabake Kafilat Olayiwola, stated this during an assessment visit to the facility, saying that the state government…

Ogun Nursing Schools, Midwifery, Get Full Accreditation after 45years

The Ogun State Government has announced that its Schools of Nursing and Midwifery spread across Abeokuta, Ijebu-Ode and Ilaro have been given full accreditation status by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria ( NMCN). The feat which is the first of its kind in the 45 years history of the state came with an…

EndSARS: No Bodies, Convincing Evidence of Massacre at Lekki Tollgate–Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has reaffirmed his claim that the reported massacre at the toll gate remains the first massacre in the world without blood or bodies. Lai Mohammed stated that one year after the alleged shooting at Lekki tollgate by soldiers, there has been no bodies, no families, no…

Soludo Draws Anger of Imolites with ‘Imo Is Not Anambra’ Claim

Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APGA) for the November 6, 2021, Anambra Election has drawn the anger of the people of Imos state. The 61year old over the weekend cast an unflattering light on Imo state. While courting supports for his ambition with the presentation of his 72-page Campaign…

Certificate Forgery: ICPC secures conviction of NSCDC Officer

The Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide over certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to…