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Lagos: 2017 Valentine’s Banquet With The Archbishop Holds Saturday

The annual Catholic Lagos Archdiocesan event tagged: “Valentine’s Banquet with the Archbishop” is scheduled this year to hold on Saturday, 11th February, 2017 at 10:00 (Holy Mass) It will take place at Catholic Church of the Ascension, Int’l Airport Road, Ikeja The Keynote Address will be given by    His Grace, Most Rev. Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins, Catholic Archbishop, Metropolitan See of Lagos. An official ...

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CJN: Fayose Urges Osinbajo To Send Justice Onnoghen’s Name To Senate

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo to send the name of Justice Onnoghen to the senate for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) without further delay, saying; “Prof Osinbajo, a lawyer himself should know that it is dangerous to the unity of Nigeria and sustenance of democra ...

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Ambode Lays Foundation Of Two Additional Model Colleges

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday advised students in the State to fully embrace the opportunities being provided by his administration in the education sector and shun all negative values and vices that could hinder them from realising their dreams The Governor said his vision remained the building of great future full of opportunities, possibilities and prosperity for the youths through ...

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Army Commissions Projects in Onitsha Military Cantonment

(Press Release) The General Officer Commanding 82 Division (GOC) Nigerian Army (NA) Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar and the Executive Governor of Anambra State Mr Willie Obiano have commissioned 5 projects at 302 General Support Artillery Regiment in Onitsha Military Cantonment, Onitsha, Anambra State, today Friday 3rd February 2017. A press release signed by  Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division ...

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Check and Balance: Five Facts About Judge Who Blocked Trump’s Travel Ban

(CNN)The federal judge who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's immigration order represented the disadvantaged and refugees before he was nominated by then-President George W. Bush. James Robart, who presides in Washington state, was unanimously confirmed by the US Senate in 2004. Here's more about the judge, who once told senators that people should get a fair shake in the legal system. WATCH: Jud ...

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NYSC: Fayose Advocates N50,000 Corps Members’ Allowance

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal governor to review the Corp members' monthly allowance from the current N19,800 to N50,000, saying the current allowance is no longer feasible to sustain Corpers with the current economic situation in the Country. The Governor who decried the  deplorable condition of the Ekiti NYSC orientation camp in Ise/Emure promised immediate release of N ...

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Ibori, DSS In ‘Short Debriefing Session,’ Fresh Meeting Coming

Former Governor of Delta State, Mr James Onanefe Ibori who arrived Abuja Nigeria Saturday morning held a meeting with Mr Lawal Daura, Director General of Department of State Services,DSS, the secret police in Abuja. Though details of the meeting were not disclosed, DSS DG,Daura confirmed the meeting.He described it as one of a  “short debriefing session and the way forward.” Daura said,“He met me for a shor ...

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Chelsea Sweep Aside Arsenal, Liverpool Beaten By Hull, Tottenham Defeat Boro

(ESPNFC.COM) Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas were all on target as Chelsea defeated Arsenal 3-1 at Stamford Bridge to consolidate their lead at the top of the Premier League table. The Blues broke the deadlock in the 13th minute, with Alonso beating Hector Bellerin to a loose ball to head home the rebound after Diego Costa had first crashed his own header back off the crossbar. Hazard doubled t ...

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Kaduna Relaxes Zangon-Kataf Curfew

The 24-hour curfew being enforced in Zangon-Kataf local government area has been relaxed.The curfew is now in effect only between 6pm and 6am every day, according to a statement by Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity),  Samuel Aruwan Aruwan said  the Kaduna State Security Council took the decision to relax the curfew following a review of the situation in Zangon-Kataf local government are ...

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BREAKING: Ex Governor James Ibori Returns To Nigeria

Former Governor of Delta State, Mr James Ibori has returned to Nigeria.Sources close to the former governor confirmed Saturday morning that  he is in deed in Nigeria. It was not clear if there would be any celebrations in his Oghara hometown  in Delta State but  there were hints that Ibori’s associates wished  to make it a ‘low-key’ event. Also, being a Nigerian politician, it is difficult to determine how ...

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#IStandWithNigeria: Police Urge Tuface, Others To Shelve Protests

The Nigeria Police Headquarters has advised Innocent Idibia aka Tuface and other opposing groups to shelve their planned protests  slated for 5th and 6th February, 2017 in Lagos and other States. Force Public Relations Officer, CSP. Jimoh Moshood said in a statement that “The Nigeria Police Force is currently in possession of credible intelligence reports that other interest groups are equally planning to h ...

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Integrity In Government: The Awoniyi, Buhari, Oni Exemplars, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

As a journalist, politicians have, over the years, regaled me with narratives of superlative ideas about governance.  They always paint beautiful pictures of what they want to transform the society into if they are voted into power.  Unfortunately, none of my interview subjects, who ended up in public office, was or has been able to walk his or her talk. The narratives constantly change from things they wou ...

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