Customs intercepts truck with 390 bags of foreign parboiled rice

The Ogun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service says it has intercepted a truck loaded with 190 bags of foreign parboiled rice in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The command also said its men and officers also intercepted a tipper truck along Ilaro-Papalanto axis loaded with 200 bags of the same content. In a […]

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Gov. Abiodun Dissolves Transport Unions, Names Ad hoc Hajj Committee

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has dissolved all transport unions in the state. In the interim, he named a 13-man committee to coordinate the activities of road transport trade unions. Also on Monday, the Governor constituted an ad-hoc Committee to coordinate the 2019 Hajj operations for the State Muslims faithful performing this year’s […]

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OBASANJO, KUFUOUR TASK AU, ECOWAS ON BENIN POLITICAL CRISIS

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mr. John Kufuor have tasked the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to act on the political situation in the West African Country of Republic of Benin. In a statement jointly signed by the former African leaders, titled […]

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Breaking : NBC Threatens To Shut AIT , Raypower FM Over Unfavorable Reports

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has threatened to move against African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM over some reports it considered unfavourable. The regulatory body accused the broadcast stations of airing “offensive, unfair and unprofessional” content in violation of its rules. In three separate letters, Mr. Armstrong Idachaba, the commission’s director of broadcast monitoring, […]

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NASU, ASUP, SSANIP Suspend Strike After Governor Abiodun’s Intervention

Following the inauguration of Prince Dapo Abiodun as the fifth Civilian Governor of Ogun state, three staff unions of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic; Non-Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics, (SSANIP) and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, (ASUP), have suspended their industrial actions to honour him. NASU and SSANIP have been […]

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Politicians Blast Pastor Kumuyi For Telling Nigerians Not To Attack Buhari

The General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has been slammed by prominent Nigerians for saying Nigerians should not criticize President Muhammadu Buhari. Kumuyi, widely respected for his preaching on holiness and the fear of God, said it was ungodly for Christians to attack constituted authorities. He spoke during a church […]

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Buhari approves establishment of state, local govt police

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of state and local government police. This was contained in a statement by the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission and Chairman Presidential Panel on SARS Reform, Anthony Ojukwu, on Monday, during the submission of report of the Presidential Panel on the reform of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, […]

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Sunmonu takes over Oando Director

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Mutiu Olaniyi Adio Sunmonu as an interim management of Oando Plc, pending the constitution of a substantive management for the indigenous oil company. Sunmonu was a former managing director of Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria. His team will organise an Extra-Ordinary General meeting of the troubled company on […]

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