Financial autonomy to legislature best Sallah gift – Obasa

The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has described the approval of financial autonomy granted its members by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the best Sallah gift. The Chairman, Conference of Speakers, Mudashiru Obasa, said this in a statement,…

*Lagos rolls out guidelines to reopen businesses post-lockdown (Nation) *COVID-19: We won’t sack workers – Lagos (DailyTrust)

Lagos rolls out guidelines to reopen businesses post-lockdown (Nation) Lagos State Government on Friday rolled out what it called ‘Register-to-open’ guidelines for businesses as it prepares  for the opening of the economy following  the ongoing lockdown. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, speaking…

*LASG rounds up 80 street urchins, set for evacuation (Punch) *Lagos agency recovers dead commercial cyclist in an accident (Guardian)

LASG rounds up 80 street urchins, set for evacuation (Punch) No fewer than 80 children have been reportedly picked by the Lagos State Government for street begging in different parts of the state. The PUNCH gathered that the step was…

COVID-19 Buhari to observe Eid with family at home

The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home as the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations signal the end to the month-long Ramadan fast. Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President…

Nigeria’s strategy for combating COVID-19 pandemic: How we can change from go-slow to go-smart – Magnus Onyibe

To avert community spread of the coronavirus, on March 29, President Muhammadu Buhari locked down the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and Ogun states for 14 days. On Monday, April 27th, Mr President announced the extension of the shut down…

*Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic (Guardian) *Honour for public school teacher holding classes on Facebook (Nation)

Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic (Guardian) It was an unusual onslaught of attacks for Lagos residents by highway robbers in recent days, who have taken advantage of the traffic snarl caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers…

*My father’s been having intercourse with me for eight years – Teenager reveals (Vanguard) *LASG gives conditions to reopen churches, mosques, others (Punch)

My father’s been having intercourse with me for eight years – Teenager reveals (Vanguard) A 19-year-old girl has revealed how her father had allegedly been having carnal knowledge of her since she was 11, at their apartment in Ikotun area…

Buhari felicitates with Dele Momodu at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated journalist/publisher, Ayobamidele Abayomi Ojútelégàn Àjàní Momodu, popularly known as Dele Momodu, on the occasion of his 60th birthday on May 16, 2020. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media…

Post-COVID-19: What President Buhari is doing, and will do, by Presidency

The Presidency has listed the things it says President Muhammadu Buhari is doing both in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and what he plans to do afterwards. The list is contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser…

*BRT crushes Lagos businesswoman to death, driver flees (Punch) *We now collect N1,000 because of COVID-19 – Lagos sex worker (Vanguard)

BRT crushes Lagos businesswoman to death, driver flees (Punch) A driver with the Bus Rapid Transit, Collins Nnodi, has gone into hiding after crushing a businesswoman, Mrs Grace Okeleke, to death at the Agric bus stop in the Ikorodu area…

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