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Lagos Lawmaker, Rotimi Olowo Sympathises With Alade Market Traders Over Fire Outbreak

  The lawmaker representing Somolu Constituency 1, at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olowo Rotimi has commiserated with the traders of Alade Market whose properties were destroyed in the inferno that gutted the market early hour of today. Olowo, who expressed his heartfelt consolation to the victims when he visited the scene of the incident this morning, stated that...

Ighalo Announces Exit From Man United

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has announced his departure from Manchester United. He made the announcement in an emotional farewell message posted on his social media handles. In the message, the prolific striker said it was hard to leave Old Trafford, saying it was a pleasure to play for the Manchester club. The 31-year-old striker’s loan from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua...

Fire Engulfs 70 Shops in Somolu Market, Says LASEMA

The Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, says 70 lockup shops have been destroyed by fire in Alade Market in Somolu He added that goods worth millions of Naira were also damaged by the inferno. According to him, the Agency received distress calls on Tuesday at 1.05 a.m. concerning the fire outbreak in Alade Market. “We commenced fire...

PDP Tasks New Service Chiefs To Improve On Security

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, advised the new service chiefs to brace up to the challenges of the nation. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja urged the service chiefs to note that their appointment at this time demanded a huge sense of commitment. Ologbondiyan added that the appointment also demanded...

We’ll Do Everything Possible To Secure Ibarapa Land, Says Oyo Speaker

By Richard Thomas ,Ibadan The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has said he will take necessary step to address the  Insecurity in Ibarapaland as well as secure the lives and property of the entire people of Ibarapaland. The Speaker who said it was time for every son and daughter of the zone to come together for a...

Family of Police Officer Allegedly Beaten To Death By DSS Officers Cry For Justice

By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Family members of the Police Officer, Corporal Rauf Fawale, allegedly beating to death by three officers of the Department of State Security (DSS) in Osun State have cried for justice for their son. The deceased officer, who was attached to Dada Estate Police station, Osogbo, was said to have died in the hospital on January 24, 2021...

North Central Deserves Better Political Representations At Federal Level, Says Gov. AbdulRazaq

 By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the north-central region deserves much more in the area of infrastructural development and better political representations at the centre. The Governor stated this in Ilorin, the state capital, on Tuesday, when he hosted members of the Kogi State House of Assembly who came on an advocacy visit to rally support for...

EFCC Arrests 13 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

By Richard Thomas, Ibadan The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Their arrest was triggered by intelligence reports detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences. The suspects are: Kayode Adeoye, Ogunleye Yemi, Adio Taheed, Olaniyi Joshua, AbdulAfeez Kehinde. Others are: Bakare Omolayo, Adesuntola...

Buhari Inaugurates Presidential Steering Committee On Alternate School Programme

…As FG Targets Drastic Reduction In Out-Of-School Children President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja directed the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to coordinate and lead the deployment of a National Plan to address the issue of out-of-school children in the country. Inaugurating the 18-member Presidential Steering Committee on Alternate School Programme (ASP) co-chaired by the Ministers...

Gov. Wike Warns New Service Chiefs Against Politicising Security

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has warned the new service chiefs against politicising the state of security by making  alliances. Wike made this known in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Paulinus Nsirim, saying the President deserves commendation for finally listening to the voice of the people. ” The new service chiefs should not politicise security by aligning with politicians,”...