Lagos Assembly To Abolish Position Of Minority Leader, Minority Whip As They Are No Longer Needed

Lagos Assembly To Abolish Position Of Minority Leader, Minority Whip As They Are No Longer Needed

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday said that circumstances had removed the need for the offices of Minority Leader and Minority Whip in the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy, Publicity and Security, Tunde Braimoh, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. Six out of […]

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Naval Officers say the late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself but there were strong indications that he was assassinated. A source said “Ikoli was chosen by the President as the next Chief of Naval Staff; he recently earned a special promotion […]

BREAKING: Nigerian Navy Admiral Found Dead

BREAKING: Nigerian Navy Admiral Found Dead

The Fleet Commander of the Western Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Teikumo Ikoli, was on Wednesday found dead in his Lagos home. The spokesperson for the Western Naval Command, Chinwe Umar, said in a statement that the cause of Ikoli’s death had not been known, but investigation was going on. “In the early hours of Wednesday […]

Businessman On Trial For Stealing On A Plane

Businessman On Trial For Stealing On A Plane

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 44-year-old businessman before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for burgling an aircraft and stealing goods worth N22 million at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The accused, Kingsley Evbuomwan, who resides at Omolara Crescent, Ikorodu, is facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, burglary, stealing and endangering the safety of travellers. The […]

Police Investigative Panel Arrivs Ile-Ife, To Investigate Ethnic Clashes

Police Investigative Panel Arrivs Ile-Ife, To Investigate Ethnic Clashes

The probe panel set up by the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Idris, to investigate the communal clash which occurred in Ile-Ife between Yoruba and Hausa/Fulani ethnic groups, arrived Osun on Saturday. Osun Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Folasade Odoro, confirmed the arrival of the Hammed Bello – led panel in the state. The News […]

Nigerian Customs Service Hands Over Seized 661 Pump-Action Rifles To SSS

Nigerian Customs Service Hands Over Seized 661 Pump-Action Rifles To SSS

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized by the Federal Operations Unit Zone “A” Ikeja, to the State Security Service(SSS) for further investigation. The Public Relations Officer of the unit, Jerry Attah, said on Friday in Lagos, that the rifles were seized on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The […]

Ethnic Clashes Erupt In Ife, 2-Day Curfew Imposed

Ethnic Clashes Erupt In Ife, 2-Day Curfew Imposed

An unknown number of persons are believed to have died or suffered severe injuries in an ethnic clash in Ile-Ife, Osun State. Tens of millions of naira worth of property, are also estimated to have been destroyed in the clash which started on Tuesday 7th March, 2017, in Sabo area of the city. Although the exact number […]

$15m: Patience Jonathan’s Suit Adjourned Till April

$15m: Patience Jonathan’s Suit Adjourned Till April

The Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Monday adjourned till April 6 the suit filed by former first lady, Patience Jonathan, seeking to unfreeze several bank accounts frozen by the EFCC, which she claims were blocked mistakenly. Mrs. Jonathan had sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after the agency froze the bank accounts containing […]

N4.6bn Fraud: Nenadi Usman Seeks Trial At Convenient Location For Herself

N4.6bn Fraud: Nenadi Usman Seeks Trial At Convenient Location For Herself

A former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, on Wednesday, asked Federal High Court Lagos, for an order to separate her charges from that of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned the two on a 17-count charge of laundering about N4.6 billion. However, they pleaded […]

Medview Flight Suspended After Developing Faults Mid-Air

Medview Flight Suspended After Developing Faults Mid-Air

A Medview Airline flight from Lagos to Abuja was today forced to return to back to base, after a fault was observed on the plane. The aircraft with flight number VL 2102, developed a yet unspecified problem mid-air, and was forced to return back t0 Lagos where the passengers were made to alight and wait […]