Law programme as postgraduate course will curb unemployment – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called on the National University Commission (NUC) to allow law programmes in Nigerian universities as post graduate courses. Akeredolu said the development curbs unemployment among graduates. Speaking in Akure, the Ondo State capital during…

*Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian)*LASU sacks 2 staff for admission racketeering, forgery (Sun)

Lagos police arrest syndicate for allegedly gang-raping teenager (Guardian) Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo Division have arrested a syndicate for allegedly gang-raping a teenager in the area. The four suspects were nabbed on February 16,…

*Lagos eases curfew by 10 hours (Vanguard)*Lekki shootings: We hid behind barricades to escape, say eyewitnesses (Punch)

Lagos eases curfew by 10 hours (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has eased the 24-hour curfew imposed in Lagos State to allow movement of persons from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm from Saturday. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor,…

Ondo election: Akeredolu votes, confident of reelection

The incumbent governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said he his confidant of winning the gubernatorial election in the State, adding that “My victory is divine”. Akeredolu made this known in an interview with newsmen after casting his vote…

*Police arraign pastor for criminal Intimidation (Nation)*FRSC arrests 1,091 traffic offenders in 7 days (Guardian)

Police arraign pastor for criminal Intimidation (Nation) A 38-year-old pastor, Uche Macldurence, appeared before a Grade 1 Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday charged with criminal intimidation. Macldurence, of NEPA Road off Gado Nasko Road, Kubwa, pleaded not guilty…

*I’ll beat COVID-19, says Lagos health commissioner (Punch) *ASUU, NASU pledge support for new UNILAG acting VC (Tribune)

I’ll beat COVID-19, says Lagos health commissioner (Punch) Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, says he is responding positively to treatment after testing positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, had in a statement on…

*Ogudu under bridge accident claims one life, 12 others injured – LASEMA (Tribune) *Nigerian children rescued from human traffickers in Ivory Coast (Guardian)

Ogudu under bridge accident claims one life, 12 others injured – LASEMA (Tribune) One person died and 12 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an auto accident involving a commercial Volkswagen bus, popularly called Fanagon, at Ogudu area in…

At Olakunrin’s burial, South West govs talk tough on criminality (Guardian)

South West governors yesterday vowed to deal ruthlessly with criminals in the region. They assured residents that security architecture would be beefed up next month for effectiveness. Chairman of South West Governors Forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, read the riot act after…

‘How Nigeria can earn $145b through legal marijuana’ (Guardian)

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned that Nigeria could lose $145 billion by 2025 over its failure to key into the global legal marijuana market. He made this known via his verified Twitter handle yesterday while reacting to some…

Akeredolu tasks FG on alternative to crude oil (Sun)

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to seize the opportunity provided by the nation’s oil deposits to fast-track the development of the nation as an insurance against a future without oil. The…

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