Nigeria declares Monday as public holiday to mark Democracy Day celebrations

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14, 2021 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. In a statement signed by the…

*Lagos police arrest ‘most wanted’ cult killer, suspected armed robbers (Guardian)*Snakes, alligators have taken over Ikorodu government warehouse, terminal, freight forwarders raise alarm (Tribune)

Lagos police arrest ‘most wanted’ cult killer, suspected armed robbers (Guardian) Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested the ‘most wanted’ alleged serial cultist killer, Segun Agodo, at Odonguyan outskirts of Ikorodu. According to the spokesman of the command,…

*UNILAG releases cut-off marks, OAU post-UTME results out (Punch)*Man in Police net for defiling 4-year-old daughter of co-tenant (Vanguard)*Lagos okays ex-aviation fuelling firm MD, others’ trial over alleged N1bn fraud (Punch)

UNILAG releases cut-off marks, OAU post-UTME results out (Punch) The management of the University of Lagos has released cut-off marks for 2020/2021 admission into the institution. The admission cut-off marks were released on the university’s website on Tuesday. Also, the…

*22 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Lagos (Punch)*YABATECH shuts medical centre, academic planning unit as staff dies of COVID-19 (Tribune)

22 suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Lagos (Punch) No fewer than 22 suspected Internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement on Tuesday by the EFCC Head of Media…

Aregbesola urges Lagos to identify charlatans who give youths bad name

Lagos State stakeholders’ engagement on internal security and conflict resolution across the country has said charlatans among well-meaning youths should be identified to forestall their destructive activities. Top government functionaries who spoke at the event agreed that if the charlatans…

FG introduces new visa regime for UK, US, UAE, others‎

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has introduced a new visa regime for citizens of the United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 148 other countries.‎ The new visa regime, which consists of transit, business (single), business (multiple), tourism,…

Sallah: FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

The federal government has declared Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. This was disclosed yesterday in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah. This…

APC should not be penalised for INEC’s ‘mistakes’ in Osun election – Aregbesola (Guardian)

The former governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola said the ruling All Progressives Congress should not be made to suffer for the Independent National Commission’s errors and mistakes during the Osun governorship election. An election petition tribunal last Thursday declared the candidate…

Iya Kabiru and Other Stories -Reuben Abati

“Iya Kabiru must be the luckiest woman in Nigeria today” “Who is that? I don’t know anybody so-called” “You don’t know Iya Kabiru? But you know Baba Kabiru?” “Do they know me?” “This is the problem with you. You only…

Aregbesola: I did not collect salary for 8 years as governor (Independent)

The outgoing governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola said he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration. Aregbesola disclosed this during an interactive programme tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said since…

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