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Mudashiru Obasa re-elected as speaker of Lagos State’s 9th Assembly

Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa has been re-elected as the speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly. Obasa who represents Agege Constituency 0I stood unopposed as he and all other principal officers were re-elected by their colleagues.    The election was held immediately after the 9th Assembly was inaugurated moments ago. …

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Alleged $5m Money Laundering: Chief judge re-assigns Ayo Fayose’s trial to another judge

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati has granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to re-assign the trial of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.   Before the transfer, the EFCC had called 13 out of the 15 witnesses it listed in …

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Both papers only see negatives and deliberately turn away from the positives – Presidency blasts Financial Times and The Economist

The presidency in an article by Garba Shehu responded to recent reports by two international business magazines, Financial Times and The Economist saying, ‘both papers only see negatives and deliberately turns away from the positives’. ‘One would imagine that business papers like economic success stories; apparently not. Instead, they feast and thrive on negatives. …

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Two suspected internet fraudsters and their charms arraigned in court (photos)

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, has convicted two Internet fraudsters, Johnson Okuselu, 23 and Saheed Olanrewaju, 25, to one year imprisonment without an option of fine for alleged internet scam. A statement from the EFCC says that during the trial, an investigator of Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu swears in six newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sworn in the six newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries just as he announced the redeployment of some serving ones. A statement by the Lagos State Head of Service, Hakeem Muri- Okunola said that the action was to reinvigorate the State’s policy implementation apparatus, adding that the appointment …

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NBC shuts down AIT, Ray Power FM indefinitely

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended indefinitely the license of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power. The Director-General of NBC, Modibbo Kawu, who made this known to journalists this evening, said the ban is as a result of the broadcasting station’s failure to abide by …

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Bukola Saraki’s tenure as Senate President comes to an end

President of the 8th National Assembly, Bukola Saraki presided over the last plenary session today and shared this piece as his valedictory post. In his words, Saraki wrote, ‘today, we held the final Senate plenary. It is a victory in itself that we are seeing the journey to its momentous end. …

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R․ Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new sex crime charges

R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty today in a Chicago courtroom to 11 new felony sex crime charges. The charges were a refiling of one of the four cases of alleged abuse that prosecutors lodged against the singer earlier this year.  A grand jury last week increased the felony counts …

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EFCC arraigns Malaysian based man for N58 Million money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, June 3, 2019, arraigned Okoroji Stanley Chinonso, a Malaysian based man, before Justice folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja. He was arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering. Okoroji’s journey to the dock started when he was …

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Appoint me your SSA on Petroleum and spiritual adviser- Guru Maharaji tells President Buhari

The founder of the One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj ji, has called on President Buhari to appoint him as his ‘spiritual adviser as well as appoint him to oversee the Ministries of Petroleum, Water Resources and Agriculture. Maharaji made the call during a press conference to mark the 26th year ‘Anniversary …

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