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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.

Land developer faces N11.3 million accommodation fraud charge

A 43-year-old land developer, Kolawole Ayinde, who allegedly defrauded 46 accommodation seekers of N11.3 million, on Friday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Afcon: No visa for Super Eagles supporters club

The National Chairperson, Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club, Bunmi Ogunfunwa, on Saturday said that the Super Eagles were missing the supporters club at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt due to visa hitch.

Woman ‘pours’ pepper on boyfriend’s nine-year-old son

A 27-year-old woman, Nelly Antai, who allegedly tied up her boyfriend’s nine-year-old son and poured raw pepper on him, on Friday appeared in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Fake medical doctor in court over N148,000 fraud

The police on Friday arraigned a 52-year-old fake medical doctor, Olushola Ogunleye, who allegedly defrauded a patient of N148 , 000, in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos.

Three men docked over theft of employer’s N4.9 million property

Three men who allegedly stole their employer’s property worth N4.9 million, were on Friday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Domestic servant charged with killing employer, mother

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on Wednesday remanded a 22-year-old domestic servant, Joseph Ogbu, who allegedly killed his employer and her mother, two days after he was employed.
Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has sung the praise of Kenneth Omeruo who bagged the Super Eagles’ goal in a 1-0 victory against Guinea on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.

Afcon: Ecstatic fans celebrate Super Eagles qualification

Ecstatic fans at the National Stadium, Surulere have congratulated the qualifications of Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the round of 16 at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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Speaker Gbajabiamila receives rousing reception from APC members at Lagos airport

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday, received a rousing reception at the Lagos Airport, as joyous members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gathered to welcome him.

Police arrest domestic staff for allegedly killing employer, mother

The police in Lagos on Thursday said a 22-year old domestic staff in Surulere has been arrested for allegedly killing his employer and her mother.
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Femi Fani-Kayode exonerates Rep Gbajabiamila of alleged US criminal case

Former Nigeria Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday drums support for Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership race.

Two die in Ikorodu cult clash, 21 arrested

No fewer than 21 suspected cult members of two rival groups, Eiye and Aiye confraternities, in Ikorodu area of Lagos, have been arrested after a clash that left two persons dead and many injured.
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Court refuses to bar Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting Reps speakership over alleged conviction by...

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Thursday refused to bar Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a top contender of the Speakership of the 9th House of Representatives, from going ahead with his ambitions.

RIFAN: Insecurity won’t stop rice production

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country.

Togolese commits suicide for losing N7,000

Kaivi Kayode, the Togolese woman, was said to have gulped a bottle of insecticide known as Sniper at her 4, Jaz Street home, Aiyetoro in Ijanikin, a Lagos suburb, on Sunday.

NNPC/SNEPCo Futures Tennis tourney serves-off today

The Lawn Tennis Centre at the National Stadium Surulere in Lagos will come alive today as the NNPC/SNEPCo Futures Tennis Championship is set to serve-off today with the round-robin playoffs.

NGO seeks teaching of leadership skills in public secondary schools

An NGO, Project L.E.A.D, says there is need to deliberately instill leadership skills in youths in their formative ages toward preparing them to sustainably impact on the nation’s socio-economic growth.
Google has celebrated the late Samuel Okwaraji’s 55th posthumous birthday with a doodle on its home page.

Google celebrates late Samuel Okwaraji with doodle

Google has celebrated the late Samuel Okwaraji’s 55th posthumous birthday with a doodle on its home page.

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