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Biafra: IPOB restates plan to disrupt Ohanaeze summit

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has restated its plan to disrupt the proposed summit on restructuring by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo scheduled for May 21, 2018 at Awka, Anambra State.

2019: NCP disowns presidential aspirant Thomas Ikubese

The National Conscience Party (NCP), Lagos State chapter, has disowned Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, who claims to be a 2019 presidential aspirant under its platform, saying that he is not a functional member of the party.

INEC begins distribution of PVCs for new registrants in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would on Monday start distributing Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to newly registered eligible voters in Lagos State, its spokesman, Femi Akinbiyi, has said.

Replicate seamless political transition in Lagos, nationwide – Senator Ekwunife tells APC

Chairman of Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) Election Organizing Committee, Senator Uche Ekwunife, on Saturday linked the massive infrastructural renewal across the State to political stability being enjoyed in the State, saying it was time for such to be replicated nationwide to facilitate growth and development.

Tee Mac urges youths to cultivate healthy lifestyle

Nigerian Flutist, Omatshola Iseli, popularly known as “Tee Mac,” who turned 70 years recently, advised Nigerian youths on Saturday to avoid unhealthy lifestyle in order not to have health challenges.

Tunde Balogun emerges Lagos APC chairman

The Chairman of the state APC Congress committee, Senator Uche Ekwuenife, has earlier said there would be no voting.

Governor Ambode urges Christians to obtain their PVCs

The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on Christians to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) and ensure that they vote credible Nigerians in the forthcoming general elections in 2019.

Lagos APC to adopt consensus candidate at state congress

The Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) may adopt consensus candidates at its State congress scheduled to elect the executive members today.

Med-View Airline apologises to passengers over flight schedule disruption

The management of Medview Airline has apologised to passengers over the inconveniences suffered following the disruption of its flight schedule on Thursday and early Friday.

Ebola: Lagos government ban transportation of corpses from DR congo

As part of measures to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Lagos State Government has placed embargo placed on transportation of corpses from DRC even as it has reactivated all Ebola treatment Centres in the State to prevent possible reemergence of the disease.

Nigeria’s basketball suffered 10-month painful distractions – Musa Kida

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida, on Friday in Abuja described the leadership crisis bedevilling the federation as ‘painful distraction’ to basketball development in Nigeria.

Police allegedly kill murder suspect in Lagos

A suspect who was arrested by the police last February in connection with the murder of a member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos, John Oladokun, has been reportedly killed.

SARS operative arrested for allegedly extorting N5000 from Lagos resident

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested one Charles Omotosho, an operative of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a resident in the Ikorodu axis of the state.

Naira depreciates against dollar at parallel market

The Nigerian currency lost one point to exchange at N363, weaker than N362 posted on Thursday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N496 and N429, respectively.

N5bn fraud: Erastus Akingbola has case to answer – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered, Erastus Akingbola, to return to the Federal High Court, Lagos, to answer his alleged five billion Naira fraud charge.

Five patients benefit from free cardiac surgery in LASUTH

Five patients have benefited from a free cardiac surgical mission organised by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja in collaboration with VOOM foundation, a US based Non-Governmental Organisation.

AMCON takes over Senator Stella Oduah’s assets over unpaid N20 billion debt

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil & Gas Ltd. and other assets belonging to Senator Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi over an unpaid debt of about N20 billion.

JOHESU calls off strike in Lagos, Kano, two other states

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has called off strike in Lagos, Kano, Yobe and Niger states.

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President Buhari’s cash gift divides CAN

National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, is accusing the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office.

DR Congo Ebola deaths rise to 26 – ministry

Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

Ben Nwoye re-elected Enugu APC chairman

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Enugu State chapter, has re-elected Dr. Ben Nwoye as its chairman.

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if a populist new government in Italy fails to keep its financial commitments, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Sunday.