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BRT driver on the run after crushing Businesswoman to death in Lagos

A Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, driver, Collins Nnodi, is on the run after crushing a Lagos businesswoman to death in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi embarks on production of 200,000 face masks

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered for immediate production of over 200,000 face masks to be distributed in the thirteen Local Government Areas of the state as a way of curtailing the spread of coronavirus.

Unemployed man docked for ‘attempting to steal car’

A 39-year-old unemployed man, Segun Awoleye, who allegedly attempted to steal a car on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Olusegun Dawodu

Lagos government flags off training for 300 people living with disabilities

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday flagged off vocational training for 300 People Living with Disabilities in the state and assured that it would continue to support and provide protection for them.

Woman docked for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence

A 53-year-old-woman, Blessing Madubuko, on Thursday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence.

Police arrest 32 ‘cultists’ in Lagos

The police have arrested dozens of people suspected to be cultists during a raid in Bariga area of Lagos.

Police arrest 32 suspected cultists, recover arms in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested 32 suspected cultists and recovered firearms in the last one week.

Police intercept bus laden with stolen petrol

The police in Lagos on Sunday said they intercepted a Fiat bus laden with sacs of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) suspected to have been stolen.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi election: Senator Ogbuoji accuses Governor Umahi of bribing security agencies

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, has accused the state governor, Chief David Umahi, of bribing the military and other security agencies in the state with operational vehicles.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi guber: APC candidate cautions David Umahi on reckless spending

Sen. Soni Ogbuji, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, has warned the state government against reckless spending of public funds.

Police arraign Prophet for allegedly defrauding Apostle of N6.35 million

The Police on Friday arraigned a prophet, Vincent Adewunmi, before a Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos for allegedly defrauding one Apostle Austin Okeke of N6.35 million.

How prophet defrauded man of N6.35 million

The police on Friday arraigned a prophet, Vincent Adewunmi, in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly defrauding one Apostle Austin Okeke of N6.35 million.

2019: Sonni Ogbuoji cautions electorate against vote trading

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ebonyi, has urged the electorate not to engage in vote trading.

David Umahi: Peter Obi has so many things going for him

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi, has said that the leaders of the South-East were never unhappy or opposed the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate and blamed the social media for getting peoples thoughts and speeches wrongly interpreted.
APC Nigeria Supporters

APC primaries: One feared dead, seven injured in Ebonyi factional clash

One person was feared dead and seven others, including a Policeman, sustained severe injuries in a crisis which erupted on Thursday during the All Progressives Congress primary election for the Senate and House of Representatives in Ebonyi State.

Governor Ambode extends Agric-Ishawo road project to Arepo

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, approved the extension of ongoing Agric-Ishawo dual carriageway road project to Arepo in Ogun State, saying the development became imperative in view of the determination to rev up the economic integration of South Western states.

Governor Ambode promises to deliver 14,187 housing units in 2 years

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has promised to deliver 14,187 housing units before the next two years, across the state.

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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian stocks down by N1.14 trillion in first half

Nigerian stocks closed the first half down with average loss of 8.80 per cent, equivalent to net capital depreciation of N1.14 trillion as investors struggled with a threesome of domestic macroeconomic uncertainties, global decline in crude oil price and trade wars and the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

Petrol price hike a move to end subsidy regime – expert

Nigeria’s first professor of the Capital Market and former Imo State Finance Commissioner, Prof Uche Uwaleke, on Wednesday described the hike in petrol price from N123.50k/litre to a price band of N140.80 to N143.80 as an indication that the Federal Government was ready to gradually exit the fuel subsidy regime.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly urges President Buhari to suspend plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians

The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country.
Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.

Anambra guber: Era of zoning for governor over – group

A youth organisation called Anambra Ekunie has flayed what it termed imposition of governors in the state over the years and said the era was over as the state prepares for the 2021 governorship election.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

ICPC re-arraigns suspended NBC boss over ‘N2.5 billion fraud’

The anti-graft agency, ICPC, on Wednesday, re-arraigned the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Moddibo Kawu, on a five-count charge bordering on fraud and abuse of office.