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A Lagos-based real estate businessman, Abubakar Mayaki-Sulaimon, has dismissed the media reports making round the social media that he fraudulently obtained the sum of 40,000 USD from one Dr Kehinde Olafiranye for the purpose of facilitating allocation of land at Idi Orogbo-Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos. Mayaki-Sulaimon while speaking with journalists on the issue at a press conference in Ikeja,...
By Temitope Adedeji, Akure The candidate of the former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Bisi Kolawole has been declared winner of the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held on Wednesday. Other aspirants who contested the elections are Senator Biodun Olujimi, former governor of the state, Segun Oni, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, Yinka Akerele, Deji Ogunsakin, Lateef Ajijola, Wale Aribisala,...
More than 20 years after conception, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday flagged off the construction of Ojota – Opebi Link Bridge to ease traffic in the area. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, Governor Sanwo-Olu also hinted that aside from the 10 Talgo car-trains acquired by the state government for the Red Line Rail Service, additional three...
Chairman of Dangote Group and African Billionaire, Aliko Dangote, gained a massive N218 billion from his Dangote Cement Plc stake after the company completed a share buy-back program on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX). The richest man in Africa currently holds the majority stake in Dangote Cement, to the tune of 27,642,637 direct holdings and 14,621,387,610 indirect holdings, out of...
By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta The Ogun State government Tuesday had a meeting towards signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the establishment of the Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone Programme. The SAPZ will be located at the Gateway Agro-Cargo Airport, Ilishan-Remo in Ikenne Local Government Area of the state. The meeting which took place at the AFDB Secretariat...
By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday gunned down two bandits and lost an officer in a fierce gun battle at Saala Orile forest, where the bandits were attacking some Fulani herders. According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relation Officer, Ogun State Police Command Eleweran Abeokuta, the bandits were gunned down following a distress call...
The Chicago State University says All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, indeed attended the university. Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of official transcript requests, enrolment and degree verification at the Office of the Registrar, CSU, said this in a terse email response to The PUNCH on Tuesday. “Mr Tinubu did attend our university, however, if further information...
By Bode Akinbode , Ibadan Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has announced the award of scholarship to a 23-year-old Samuel Ogundeji, a student of Federal College Of Education (Special), Oyo, brutalized by men of the proscribed Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), after being falsely accused of stealing a banker's wallet at an hotel in Saki which resulted in his blindness. Makinde announced...
By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Osun State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps has arrested a suspected fraudster, Wasiu Oderinde, (25), for allegedly defrauding residents by buying goods and collecting money from Point of Sale (POS) operators with fake bank alerts. Oderinde was said to have been defrauding innocent residents of Osun and Ondo states. The Field Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps,...
By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State government has warned against quackery practice especially among private veterinary clinics in the state. Director of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security in the state, Dr (Mrs) Abosede Olatokun stated this in her office in Osogbo. Olatokun pointed out that the state House of Assembly had in August, 2021, passed a bill on Osun...