Lagos State begins use of Cowry Card on buses Feb. 1

The Management of Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) would commence fare collection on bus services offered by Primero Transport Services Ltd., with the use of Lagos State travel card, known as Cowry...
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje inaugurates 2,000 COVID-19 marshals in Kano State

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has inaugurated 2,000 COVID-19 marshals to sensitise and enforce safety protocols in the state. Ganduje said during the inauguration in Kano on Sunday that there was need to tackle COVID-19...
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola (centre) during a press briefing

Osun State records 5 cases of UK COVID-19 strain

The Osun government on Sunday said five people have tested positive to the deadly B117 strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) which was first reported in the United Kingdom. Mrs Funke Egbemode, Osun Commissioner for Information and...

Lagos Police Arrest Two Armed Robbers While Appeasing “Ogun”

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers at Ejigbo area of the State. The suspects were arrested on Friday, January 22 by police operatives attached to Ejigbo division following a tip...

Amosun, 6 other lawmakers dump APM for APC

          Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       Seven members of the Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday resigned their membership of the Allied People's Movement (APM) and defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).         The lawmakers announced their defection in...

Suspected Fulani herdsmen ambush, shoot woman in Ogun

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A woman, Morenikeji Salami was attacked in an ambush by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Oru - Awa road in Ijebu North Local Government Area of the Ogun state. The victim was reportedly going to...

NDLEA proposes drug test for university students, security agencies, govt. appointees

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), says it will seek government approval to conduct drug tests on tertiary institutions’ new students, security agencies’ fresh recruits and appointees.    Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd), Chairman of the...

2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

            Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition. Ortom made the clarification in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Terver Akase...

FMC MD threatens court action over alleged defamation

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       The Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Prof Adewale Musa-Olomu has threatened to sue the management of Global Excellence magazine for alleged defamation of character.           Musa-Olomu handed handed down a seven-day...

176 killed, 990 injured in Ogun road accidents – TRACE

    Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Monday, said 176 persons died while 990 others sustained various degrees of injuries in various road accidents across the state in 2020.           The spokesman of...