*Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) *Police arrest two robbery suspects at Lagos checkpoint (Punch)

Lagos generated N25bn during lockdown, leveraging on technology – Head ICT-LIRS (Guardian) The Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) says it generated a whooping N25 billion through taxation in April when there was total lockdown. Mr Rasheed Olu-Ajayi, Head, Information and…

Police seal APC National Secretariat

Armed Police personnel sealed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday. The PUNCH gathered that the IGP had scheduled a meeting with some of the feuding…

*Businessman being investigated for N75m fraud dies during COVID-19 test (Punch) *2 Customs commands bicker over sealing of a controversial terminal (Vanguard)

Businessman being investigated for N75m fraud dies during COVID-19 test (Punch) A businessman, Godwin Julius, who was being investigated for alleged involvement in a N75m fraud, has died while being tested for COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos…

*Lagos dislodges land grabbers from Lekki (Nation) *Motorists lament barricades, gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Punch)

Lagos dislodges land grabbers from Lekki (Nation) Lagos State Government has dislodged suspected land grabbers from some parcels of land in Ajah. An enforcement exercise was carried out by officials of the Lagos State Taskforce on Land Grabbers (LSTFLG) on…

Edo 2020: APC disqualifies Obaseki, two others from primary

The All Progressives Congress has declared the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and two others ineligible to contest in the July 22 governorship primary election in Edo State. The screening committee announced the disqualification while presenting its report to the…

*EFCC re-arraigns social media celebrity, Mompha over alleged N32.9bn fraud (DailyTrust) *Coronavirus: Ministers undergo thorough screening ahead of FEC meeting (Punch)

EFCC re-arraigns social media celebrity, Mompha over alleged N32.9bn fraud (DailyTrust) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), before Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, over alleged N32.9billion…

Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered an interim suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress.Delivering a ruling on an application for an interlocutory injunction, Justice Danlami Senchi,…

Jumpology as canonisation of political prostitution – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Back in those days, students of Physical and Health Education (PHE) were said to be studying “Jumpology”. Today Jumpology applies to politicians who jump from one party to party anyhow.     The word is a combination of “jump” – as…

Tinubu, Oshiomhole, el-Rufai’s 2023 posters spark debate (Punch)

Four years ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, politics of who emerges the next President of Nigeria seems to be dominating the social media space, no thanks to political posters posted in some strategic parts of the country. Those whose…

Stop Obaseki, lose Edo, South-South – Oshiomhole ex-aide (Punch)

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Charles Idahosa, on Tuesday warned that any attempt by the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to circumvent the 2020 re-election bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki may spell doom for the APC in Edo…

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