*‘Pregnancy’ stopped kidnappers from raping my wife, says victim (Nation)*LASU appoints Damola Oke acting vice chancellor (ThisDay)

‘Pregnancy’ stopped kidnappers from raping my wife, says victim (Nation) Mr Gbenga Ibikunle, who was kidnapped alongside his wife at Uso village along the Akure-Owo highway has said that his wife lied she was pregnant to avoid her being raped…

The politics of 2023 and the Tinubu factor – Ehi Braimah

As the political permutations and momentum gathers steam for 2023, the presidential field is expanding as usual and it is being speculated that we may have the following politicians vying for the top prize: Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State;…

*Traffic violation: Lagos to auction 44 seized vehicles (Punch)*Gridlock: Tension rises in Apapa as suspected miscreants launch attack on Presidential task team (Vanguard)

Traffic violation: Lagos to auction 44 seized vehicles (Punch) The Lagos State Task Force on the Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has announced the sale of 44 vehicles seized from traffic offenders. Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Governor…

Olusegun Osoba, Rotimi Amaechi, Anselm Madubuko, others honour Azuh Arinze at book launch

Following the unveiling of his two new books, Publisher and Editor in Chief, ‘Yes International!’ Magazine, Azuh Arinze hosted media professionals, dignitaries and avid readers to an exclusive virtual book launch on Sunday, August 23, 2020. At the event, Azuh…

*Lagos-Ibadan rail: Crowd cheers Amaechi, Mohammed as duo ride on new trains (Vanguard) *Yard fire: Your vehicles safe, LASTMA tells traffic violators (Punch)

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Crowd cheers Amaechi, Mohammed as duo ride on new trains (Vanguard) Elated Nigerians on Saturday cheered the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as the duo inspected the…

*Yuletide: Lagos residents form vigilante over livestock theft (Vanguard) *Officials hoarding LAKE rice, prospective buyers claim in Lagos (Punch)

Yuletide: Lagos residents form vigilante over livestock theft (Vanguard) Funny as it may sound, some residents of Igando, Akesan, Egan and environs in Alimosho Local Government Area of the State have deliberately deprived themselves of sleep, just to keep watch…

Stop begging for government appointments, Amaechi tells women (Punch)

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has urged the women in the maritime industry to stop peddling gender inequality as the reason they don’t get appointments in Nigeria, rather he urged them to focus on building their competence and lifting…

Some people plotting smear campaign against me — Amaechi (Punch)

A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, said there was a well-oiled plot to orchestrate a heavily funded smear campaign of calumny and lies against him. A statement by the former minister’s media office said attempts were being…

Lagos-Ibadan rail project 70 per cent completed – FG (Vanguard)

Two years and two months after the ground breaking ceremony of the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the Federal Government at the weekend declared the project 70 per cent completed from Ebutte-Metta, Lagos to Ibadan, Oyo State. The minister…

Railway: Amaechi accuses Chinese firm of breaching contract (Punch)

Nigeria is to take delivery of 10 additional coaches that will be deployed on the Abuja-Kaduna and Lagos-Ibadan rail lines. It was gathered that the coaches were meant to arrive in Nigeria from China by June this year and they…

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