You are here
Home > Author: Sunday Olatunji

Lassa fever spreads to Lagos

Lagos State has recorded a case of Lassa fever, even as the epidemic has spread to 19 states in the country. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof, Akin Abayomi, confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. Abayomi, who assured that the situation is under control, called for calm…

EPL: John Terry predicts top four finishers

Chelsea legend, John Terry has predicted the English Premier League, EPL, clubs that will finish in the top-four this season. Terry believes Chelsea will finish in fourth position on the Premier League table ahead of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, while Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City will finish ahead of Frank Lampard’s side. The…

Insecurity: 1013 killed in Niger Delta in 2019 – Report

At least 1013 people were killed in at least 416 conflicts and violent attacks in the Niger Delta in 2019, a report shows. According to the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) in its Niger Delta Annual Conflict Report, the deaths from such violence increased in 2019 to 416 and 1013 respectively…

EFCC foils man’s attempt to smuggle in hard drug for detained son  

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a 60-year-old fish-farmer, Muyiwa Otuyalo, for attempting to smuggle in substance believed to be hard drug for his son, Damilola Otuyalo, who is currently in the custody of the Commission’s Ibadan zonal office. He has been on the wanted list of the International Police, Interpol, before…

Drama: ICPC arraigns public servant over salary overpayments

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Mrs. Opadule Caroline Abimbola, a former staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service (formerly Nigerian Prison Service), Ondo State Command, before Justice Olabode Adegbengbe of High Court 5, sitting in Akure, Ondo State for alleged fraudulent receipt of salary overpayments. Mrs. Opadule was arraigned…

Gunmen assassinate Aso Rock Director

Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an Assistant Director at the State House, Aso Rock, Abuja was on Monday night assassinated by gunmen in her apartment. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Jalal Arabi, disclosed this on Tuesday. Arabi said the 47-year Dagan from Plateau State, worked in her office on Monday till 8pm, but by 11pm,…

Sanwo-Olu denies multiple taxation in Lagos

…Gov Urges Citizens To Pay Taxes To Enable Govt Discharge Its Responsibilities Lagos State Government has reiterated that there is currently no multiple taxation in Lagos State revenue system. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos House, Ikeja by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami. Placing…

Photo news: Distribution of ATM cards to elderly citizens under Ekiti social security scheme

L-R: A beneficiary, Mrs. Oluwatoki Ebun; Director General, Ekiti State Bureau of Employment, Labour and Productivity (BELP), Mr. Lanre Ogunjobi; and Permanent Secretary of the Bureau, Mr. Michael Ayodele; during the formal presentation of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Cards to beneficiaries of the #20,000 quarterly Social Security Stipends (Owo Arugbo) for the elderly citizens, in…

Fayemi moves to smoothen private sector engagement with IFC in Ekiti

… Restates his government’s commitment to providing enabling environment for businesses The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday revealed plans to establish and strengthen private sector relationship with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), with a view to driving sustainable developments in the State. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is an international financial…

Top