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September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 14

September 20, 2017 6:31 PM NBS’s report confirms Aregbesola’s prudence, accountability in public spending – Osun Govt

The Osun state government has said that the recent dept profile report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has vindicated Osun state and equally shown that Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has been prudent and accountable in public spending of the state’s funds. It also said the report has exposed what it termed the lies being told by the opposition 25

September 17, 2017 8:12 AM Amid controversy in southeast, army to launch Operation Crocodile in southsouth, southwest

Despite the controversy that greeted Operation Python Dance II in the Southeast region, the Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it would launch an operation, Crocodile Smile II, which would cover the South-South region and some parts of the South-West. Punch reports that the director, Army public relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said this in an interview 13

September 16, 2017 1:21 AM Imo 2019: Is Equity on the side of Ihedioha?

Many people in Imo State are wont to believe that 2015 was the best opportunity for Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, to have emerged the governor of the state. The former number six man in the country lost to the incumbent governor, Rochas Okorocha despite the backings from some quarters including the Presidency 18

September 10, 2017 2:38 PM Nigerians consume 90,000 cows daily – Minister

Ahead of the National Conference on Transformation of the Livestock, holding in Abuja, from Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has raised the alarm that Nigeria might, in the near future, suffer scarcity of livestock because of the quantum of cows consumed daily without commensurate calving. According to the minister 24

September 4, 2017 4:11 PM Lagos flags off reconstruction of 10-lane Oshodi-Int’l Airport road

The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next fifteen months. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode had last month at the quarterly Town Hall Meeting held in Badore area of Ajah, announced that the reconstruction of the road, which 15

September 2, 2017 5:07 PM Ambode Promises Even Distribution Of Democracy Dividends

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has joined Muslims to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir, with a pledge to ensure that the dividends of good governance are evenly and fairly distributed. This was contained in the governor’s address on Saturday at Iberekodo Primary School in Ibeju Lekki, one of the 20 centres designated by the state government to mark the festival 20

September 1, 2017 11:47 PM Olubadan chieftaincy: How our family became the first to produce two crowned kings in Ibadan

When a late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Gbadamosi Adebimpe, mounted the throne of the Olubadan of Ibadan land in February, 1976, little did he know that he was entering a special place in the history of Ibadan. Aside being the first Olubadan to wear a beaded crown, which he received in December of the same year, he is now the first Ibadan monarch to have his son crowned 22

August 27, 2017 7:06 PM Air Peace boss fingered as peacemaker in Arewa youths withdrawal of ultimatum to Igbos

A report by Thisday newspaper has revealed that the chairman of Air Peace Airlines, Barrister Allen Onyema, brokered a peace deal with the Coalition of Northern Youths (CNY), paving the way for the withdrawal of the quit notice given to Igbos to leave the 19 northern states by October 1. According to the report, Onyema is already brokering another peace 14

August 27, 2017 4:04 AM Coronation of 32 new kings in Ibadan: Olubadan boycotts ceremony

As the 32 new kings will be crowned today in Ibadan, the Olubadan of Ibadan, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has said he would boycott the coronation ceremony. The monarch stated that he has no hand whatsoever in the proposed coronation of High Chiefs slated for today, Sunday 27/08/2017, at Mapo Hall by the government 18