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January 15, 2019 5:46 PM Muslim parents speak on banning of 55 Hijab-wearing female students in LAUTECH school

Parents of female Muslim students who were barred from entering the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) International School have condemned the development. But, the parents who said that they have waited for several years to ensure that their children were allow to use Hijab in the school, urged the management of the school to expedite 313

January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 244

January 15, 2019 11:37 AM New Minimum Wage: You cannot impose a wage level on states – El-rufai tells NLC

Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state has said the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC cannot impose wage level on state governors. El-rufai said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019 over the insistence of labour union on N30,000 minimum wage across all states. On his position of new N30,000 minimum wage, El-rufai said: “The purpose 232

January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 237

January 15, 2019 7:17 AM Imo guber: More APC bigwigs abandon Gov. Okorocha, Nwosu

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have again lost some die-hard followers in the state. This is as some bigwigs of the “Agburu Anyi” faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Governor Okorocha, have left the group. Engr. Nshirim, a former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, who is among the latest 228

January 14, 2019 5:57 PM INEC begins recruitment ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment to fill some ad-hoc positions, ahead of the forth coming general elections. INEC disclosed that interested Nigerians can apply for the role of registration Area Technology support. In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the electoral umpire said applicants can also apply 69

January 14, 2019 12:51 PM Justice Onnoghen: Court fixes new date for commencement of CJN trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja has directed that the six-count charge the Federal Government preferred against Justice Walter Onnoghen, should be served on him personally. A three-man panel of Justices of the tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar also fixed Tuesday next week for the CJN to appear before it to enter his plea to the charge 73

January 14, 2019 11:05 AM Kaduna: Fresh attack claims lives

No fewer than three persons were feared dead during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda bridge in Gwong Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Mr Peter Averik, Chairman of the Local Government, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, said the attack took place 75

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 76

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 70