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Osinbajo wades into Ambode/Luxury bus owners face-off (Vanguard)

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has promised to intervene in the ongoing face-off between the Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria, ALBON, and the Lagos State government. The Vice President made the pledge when he met behind closed-doors with members…

Ambode’s wife donates shoes, socks to Lagos school pupils (Nation)

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, on Tuesday commenced the distribution of 50,000 shoes and branded socks to primary one pupils of public schools across the state. Ambode, in her remarks at the Cherubim and Seraphim Primary School,…

APC leaders over rated John Oyegun’s capacity – Okorocha (Vanguard)

The Chairman Progressives Governors Forum and Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the beginning over rated the capacity of the party’s Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Okorocha in a statement…

Women in hijab dancing ‘Shaku shaku’ offensive to Islam, MURIC tells Falz (Punch)

The Muslim Rights Concern has said that by featuring hijab-clad women dancing Shaku Shaku in his latest video, Falz has offended Nigerian Muslims. MURIC on Tuesday demanded that Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz the Bahd Guy, withdraw his latest music…

‘Critics can only make me better’ – ‘Disappointing’ Onazi apologises for England showing (Goal)

The 25-year-old was far from his best as the Super Eagles bowed to the Three Lions but is aiming to improve ahead of the global tournament Ogenyi Onazi has apologised following his unimpressive showing in Nigeria’s loss to England, and…

Andy Murray ‘closer’ to return, targets Wimbledon title (Zeenews)

Andy Murray says he “getting closer” to playing again following a frustratingly long injury lay-off and hopes to be fit enough to target a third Wimbledon title. The former world number one has not played competitively since last year’s Wimbledon,…

Senate, Reps hold joint executive session (Punch)

Senators and members of the House of Representatives are right now holding a joint executive session at the National Assembly. The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, are presiding over…

Philippine President Duterte slammed for ‘misogynist’ kiss in Seoul event (Straitstimes)

President Rodrigo Duterte drew sharp criticisms on Monday (June 4) from women’s groups after he kissed on the lips a married woman onstage during a public engagement in Seoul. The left-leaning political party Gabriela called the act the “disgusting theatrics…

Harvey Weinstein due back in court to face Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges (Cbsnewyork)

Harvey Weinstein is set to be arraigned Tuesday on rape and criminal sex act charges. The hearing in Manhattan comes after a grand jury indicted the former movie mogul last week on charges involving two women. The first allegedly happened…

* 3 Years of Ambode (ThisDay) * Ambode mourns passage of first African female chartered accountant, Olakunrin (Vanguard)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JUNE 5, 2018   3 Years of Ambode (ThisDay) The initial hiccups and poor handling of waste management aside, Lagosians are in agreement that Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has done a great job, writes Tobi…

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