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Oyo State House of Assembly confirms 27-year old Seun Fakorede as commissioner for youth and sport

The Oyo State House of Assembly has confirmed Seun Fakorede, a 27-year-old, as commissioner for youth and sport.   Governor Seyi Makinde had sent Fakorede’s name to the Assembly alongside that of Professor Raphael Afonja, and Faosat Joke Sunni in a list of his second batch of cabinet nominees.   …

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President Buhari re-appoints Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as media aides

President Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity. The President also re-appointed Laolu Akande as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President. President Buhari equally retained Tolu Ogunlesi, Bashir Ahmad, Lauretta Onochie and Nazir Bashiru as Special Assistant, Digital/New …

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Obono-Obla blames Osinbajo over ICPC probe, sues ICPC

Okoi Obono-Obla, the suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property has blamed his run-in with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.  In a lawsuit he filed to challenge the said probe for alleged certificate forgery and extortion on Tuesday …

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Army captain that freed me is on my payroll – Wadume reveals

Hamisu Wadume in his confession to the police upon getting re-arrested in Kano, revealed that the army captain that ordered soldiers to attack the undercover Intelligence Response Team (IRT) operatives transporting him to Taraba State Police Headquarters for interrogation, is on his payroll alongside other officers.  The Taraba kidnap kingpin on Wednesday …

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We are paid to prevent and detect crime, not to kill – Dolapo Badmus speaks on arrest of four policemen who killed unarmed suspects inside a bus

Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus warned her colleagues on the aftermath of extrajudicial killings as she commented on the arrest of four policemen who killed unarmed suspects inside a bus.  Recall LIB reported that the arrested suspects attached to Iba Division Patrol team were identified as Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Sergeant …

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Nigerian man stabbed to death in South Africa

A 46-year-old Nigerian man, Obinna Stanley Ayanele, has been killed in South Africa. A statement released by the president of the Nigeria Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, says Ayanele who hails from Uruala, Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, was murdered in cold blood by some criminals in his shop …

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Buhari Reappoints Imoukhuede SSA on Job Creation

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the reappointment of Mr. as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation with immediate effect. This was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. In this role, Imoukhuede continues to oversee the implementation …

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Buhari has reduced ministers to Abba Kyari’s clerical aides and Its completely unacceptable – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Buhari of reducing ministers to his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari’s clerical aides with the directive that they (ministers) must channel all their meeting requests to him through Kyari. PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement said it was an indication that Nigerians …

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I don’t know anything about the Ministry of Interior Affairs – newly appointed minister, Rauf Aregbesola, says

Rauf Aregbesola, the newly appointed Minister of Interior Affairs, says he does not know anything about the Ministry. He was appointed as the Minister of Interior by President Buhari on Wednesday August 21st. Shortly after his portfolio was assigned to him, Aregbesola visited the headquarters of the Ministry in Abuja …

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Lagos Police command arrest four officers seen in viral video shooting at unarmed suspects (Photo)

he Lagos State Police Command responded to the viral video on social media showing some Police Officers shooting two unarmed suspects who were arrested and already in their custody by arresting the guilty officers and charging them for murder. According to the state PRO, Bala Elkana, their action is against the …

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