Monthly Archives: June 2021

Sanwo-Olu Launches Seven New High Capacity Boats To Boost Water Transportation

•Governor Approves Premium Insurance Cover on Passengers Using State-Owned Ferries •‘We Now Have Capacity to Move 710 Commuters per Trip’ – LAGFERRY MD The growing interest in water transportation by residents of Lagos State has received an encouraging response from the State Government. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, expanded the capacity of the Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) with the delivery ...

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Femi Otedola’s $500,000 Bribe: Court Jails Ex-Lawmaker, Farouk Lawan, 7 Years

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Apo, Abuja, has sentenced a former federal lawmaker, Farouk Lawan, to seven years imprisonment for taking bribes while serving as the chairman of the defunct House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the fraud around fuel subsidy regime in 2012. Angela Otaluka, the trial judge, handed down the verdict in an hours-long verdict on ...

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Sanwo-Olu Mourns Eti-Osa East LCDA Chairman, Olufunmi Olatunji

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed sadness over the sudden death of the Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the State, Hon. Olufunmi Olatunji. The governor described the late council boss as an extremely loyal politician and an invaluable asset to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said the deceased lived a fulfilled life ...

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ECOWAS Court Stops Buhari Govt From Prosecuting People For Using Twitter

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja in a landmark ruling today “restrained the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and its agents from unlawfully imposing sanctions or doing anything whatsoever to harass, intimidate, arrest or prosecute Twitter and/or any other social media service provider(s), media houses, radio and television broadcast stations, the Plaintiffs and other Nigerians who are Twitter users, ...

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Anambra 2021: Nwankpo Bows To Soludo

…says APGA is supreme Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ahead of the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra state, one of the leading aspirants, Nze Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo, has thrown his support behind the governor. Nwankpo’s declaration of his support for Governor Obiano’s choice candidate was made at his country home Okija in Ihiala local government area ...

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Anambra Poll: INEC Lacks Powers To Disqualify APGA — Obiokoye

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Political Matters, Hon. Barr. Ifeatu Obiokoye, has stated in clear terms that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has no locus standi to disqualify the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) from the November 6 governorship election. Obiokoye gave the clarification in a statement signed by him and made available ...

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Salvation Army Honours Ozigbo, Dangote, Udom Emmanuel, Others With Awards Of Excellence

Valentine Ozigbo, the immediate past President and Group CEO of Transcorp Plc, on Saturday, June 19, 2021, received the prestigious award of excellence from the Salvation Army Nigeria to recognise his selfless humanitarian services and charity. The award ceremony, held at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos, is one of the events marking the centenary anniversary of the Salvation Army Nigeria. ...

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Buhari Approves FG’s Team To Engage With Twitter Over Suspension

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team. The Federal ...

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Anambra Gov: Ibeto, Innoson Throw Full Weight Behind Soludo

By Christian Aburime Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) leading aspirant, received another major boost on Monday, June 21, 2023 when two major business moguls, Chief (Dr) Cletus Ibeto, (Ome kannaya), Chairman Ibeto Group of Companies and Chief Innocent Chukwuma, (Ifediaso Nnewi), Chairman/CEO Innosons Motors both respectively endorsed him for governor Anambra. The endorsement came ...

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We’ll Continue Improving Business Climate, Osinbajo Assures Organised Private Sector

The Federal Government will continue to interact and engage with the Organised Private Sector (OPS) in the country, while improving the country’s business climate, in the full knowledge that the sector is the real engine room of growth and development, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo made this observation during a virtual interaction yesterday with representatives and ...

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