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Six men ‘break into judge’s home, steal N30 million jewellery’

Six men, who allegedly broke into the house of a judge of the Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Mariam Emeya, and stole jewellery worth N30million, have been brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos
Kagho Akpor

Nigerian actor ‘drowns in swimming pool’

A fast-rising Nollywood screenwriter, actor and director, Kagho Akpor, reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, on Tuesday.
Lagos State University - LASU

Lasu suspends three students over cultism, rape

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), has approved the indefinite suspension of two final year students, Oloyede Akanbi and Tobiloba Olutade over cultism related activities.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court fixes July 3 for ‘N3.6 billion fraud’ trial of ex-NDDC director

The Federal High Court in Lagos, fixed July 3, for the continuation in the trial of a former Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Tuoyo Omatsuli.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the 9th House of Representatives under the leadership of Femi Gbajabiamila would support critical legislative intervention aimed at driving developmental, social and empowerment programmes in the country.

APC: We’ve confidence in Speaker Gbajabiamila’s leadership

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the 9th House of Representatives under the leadership of Femi Gbajabiamila would support critical legislative intervention aimed at driving developmental, social and empowerment programmes in the country.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

Aiteo Cup: Lobi Stars, Rivers United battle for last four spot

It’ s an all NPFL clubs top of the bill pairing as free scoring Rivers United file out against Lobi Stars on Friday in Ijebu Ode as the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup enters the quarter-finals stage.

Bloomberg: General TY Danjuma worth $1.2 billion, owns international hotels

The United States-based financial data media house, Bloomberg, says a former Minister of Defence, Lt.Gen Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), is worth an estimated $1.2bn (N432bn). This is the first time Danjuma’s net worth would be made public.

My wife demands ‘bribe’ before sex – Pastor tells court

A 48-year-old pastor, Abayomi Adegboyega, is seeking dissolution of his 16-year-old marriage, alleging that his wife always demands `bribe’ from him before sex.

Police arraign man for stealing bible, phone from church

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos.

Tony Momoh: President Buhari still has enough time before naming cabinet

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Tuesday said there is no need for Nigerians to be anxious on the non-appointment of Ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari saying there is still enough time for that to be done.
Innocent Chukwuma Innoson

Bench warrant: Innoson files motion of appeal, stay of execution

The chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has filed a notice of appeal and motion for stay of execution against the bench warrant order on him.

Court adjourns tax case between MTN and attorney general

A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned until Oct. 29 a case to resolve a $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria’s attorney general.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari: Nigeria on board with gender equality

The wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has called on Nigerian women to embrace seafaring profession and shun the belief that such jobs were meant for the men alone, saying that Nigeria is onboard with gender equality.

Naira closes at N359.5 per dollar at parallel market in Lagos

The Naira on Tuesday closed at N359.5 to a dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, newsmen reports.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Lagos: Mobile courts for correction, not revenue generation

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the Lagos Special Offences (Mobile) Court was to correct wrong behaviour in the society, adding that it was not for revenue generation.

Railway construction: Lagos to close Ashade for two days

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Akanni Doherty Street, Ashade, from June 28 to June 30, 2019.

Re-capitalisation: Economist wants banks to ensure positive impact

An economist, Dr Boniface Chizea, has urged commercial banks and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to work together to ensure the proposed re-capitalisation had positive impacts on their operations and economy at large.

Aisha Buhari wants more women in seafaring profession

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urged to zone North Central ministerial slot to Niger

The Niger State Chapter of National Youth Council, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to consider zoning of North Central Ministerial slot to Niger state, having given the highest votes to All Progressive Congress (APC) in the last general elections than the rest of the states in the zone.

Six men ‘break into judge’s home, steal N30 million jewellery’

Six men, who allegedly broke into the house of a judge of the Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Mariam Emeya, and stole jewellery worth N30million, have been brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos
Kagho Akpor

Nigerian actor ‘drowns in swimming pool’

A fast-rising Nollywood screenwriter, actor and director, Kagho Akpor, reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, on Tuesday.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

PDP attack on Senator Omo-Agege’s choice of media aides myopic, inconsequential

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, Wednesday, described the attack on Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor speaks on ‘certificate forgery’ case, pledges to work harder

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has expressed his commitment to build a state that works for everyone, irrespective of political differences.