Five Confirmed Killed In Abule Egba Pipeline Explosion

Authorities say five persons have now been confirmed dead in the Abule-Egba pipeline explosion that occurred within the late hours of Sunday. Giving an update on the sad development, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said three adult males, one adult female, and one female child died in the incident. LASEMA via its official Twitter handle added that 20 …

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Buhari, British PM Discuss Security, Anti-Corruption War, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020. During the meeting which held in London, the President brought the British PM up to speed with developments in Nigeria, reeling out gains in different areas of national endeavour. The Nigerian leader told Mr Johnson about the efforts of …

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Chelsea handed Major Boost Ahead Of Arsenal Clash

Chelsea have been handed a major boost ahead of their Premier League clash with Arsenal on Tuesday night at Stamford Bridge. This is after Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard confirmed in his pre-match press conference on Monday that defenders, Reece James and Marcos Alonso are in contention to feature against Mikel Arteta’s men following their recovery from injuries. “Reece has got …

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Amotekun here to stay, Fani-Kayode tells FG

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to perish any thought of outlawing the newly launched South-West security outfit, Amotekun, saying it has come to stay to safeguard lives and property of the people. Fani-Kayode who stated this in his Abuja residence at a media parley with journalists said the security outfit was a …

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Teenager in court for allegedly stealing pineapples

An 18-year-old boy, Mathew Abiodun, who allegedly stole pineapples worth N310,000, from his employer, today, appeared in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court. The defendant, who resides at Mile 12, is charged with theft. He pleaded not guilty. The Prosecution Counsel, Insp. Donjour Perezi, told the court that the offence was committed between October 2019 and January 2020 at Jakande Market, Ikosi …

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Uzodinma Dissolves All Boards And Parastatals Constituted By Ihedioha

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has dissolved all boards and parastatals constituted by the ousted government of Emeka Ihedioha. Governor Uzodinma ordered the chairmen and members of the boards and parastatals to hand over all government property in their possession to the most senior civil servants in their respective agencies. The Chief Press secretary to the Imo state Governor, Ogwuike …

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Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Challenging Tambuwal’s Victory As Sokoto Governor

The Supreme court has dismissed an appeal filed by Ahmed Aliyu challenging the election of Aminu Tambuwal as Governor of Sokoto state. The petitioners, Aliyu and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged non-compliance with the electoral act in the conduct of the election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, the apex court dismissed the appeal …

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Lagos-Ibadan rail may not be ready in April – Amaechi

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, and Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, today, inspected the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail line project. While giving updates on the inspection via his Twitter handle, Amaechi said it was not certain that the project would be ready in April as earlier planned. However, he assured Nigerians that efforts would be intensified to ensure the …

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UK-Africa Summit: Buhari visits Prince of Wales

President Muhammadu Buhari has participated in the Opening Plenary Session of the UK–Africa Investment Summit today in London. The President was received by Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Dr. Andrew Murrison MP alongside High Commissioner of UK to Nigeria Catriona Laing as he arrived for the Program of Opening Plenary for the UK-Africa Summit today. …

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