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Presidency Says Pastor Bakare, Adeosun Didn’t Meet With Buhari

Stories with insinuations are making the rounds that Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly and Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, met together with President Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja,Friday. Far from the truth. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina in a statement said that the Minister was at the Presidential Villa in connection with the Annual General Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration of African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) holding Saturday in Abuja, which would be graced by President Buhari. She ran into…

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French President, Macron, Visit To African Shrine, Lagos Diverts Traffic

…….Announces Traffic Diversion In Alausa, African Shrine Axis Ahead of the historic visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos, the State Government on Sunday announced that there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 around the Alausa, African Shrine/Agidingbi axis. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam in a statement appealed for the understanding of residents, urging motorists to make use of alternative routes provided. “While we regret the inconvenience that this might…

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Victim Of Nigerian Scam Gets Dollar Rain In Return After 10 years

After 10 years, a Kansas resident who took part in a Nigerian prince scam is getting $110,000 back, thanks to the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Frederick Haines, a self-employed handyman from Wichita, realized he had been scammed after pursuing an inherited Nigerian fortune. “He was approached by the scammers. They told him they needed his help in order to get some money moved onshore,” Schmidt said on Tuesday. “He trusted them, helped them, even went so far as to go to the airport to meet them and when they…

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Democracy Day: Ambode Vows To Make Lagos Better

……..CELEBRATES WITH SPECIAL RAMADAN TAFSIR IN EPE   Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on celebrated Democracy Day saying despite all that had been achieved in the past, Lagos was still a work in progress, and that conscious efforts would continue to be made to further invest in infrastructural development to make life easier for the citizens.     Governor Ambode, who spoke at a special Ramadan Tafsir and prayer held in Epe to commemorate the three years of his administration and Democracy Day, justified the massive infrastructural renewal across the…

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Jamb Registrar, Ex-Unilorin VC In Court Over Wife Abduction Case

An Ilorin Chief Magistrate Court has granted the request of two former University of Ilorin Vice Chancellors to transfer an alleged abduction of a housewife case against them to another court. The ex-Vice Chancellors; Professor Ishaq Oloyede, Professor Abdulganiy Ambali had been taken to the Magistrate Court following a petition written by one Abubakar AbdulKareem that his wife; Fatima AbdulKareem and his four children were abducted by the former University chief executives on January 10, 2011. Among those AbdulKareem also mentioned in his petition were the University of Ilorin Chief…

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Neighbours Warn Couple Over Indecent Exposure

A couple were shocked to receive a handwritten note from their neighbours telling them they were sick of seeing them naked. The note sent to Karin Stone, 33, and her husband Jay, 34, read: ‘Would you please close your blinds when getting dressed or undressing. ‘We are sick of seeing big bum, big boobs and little willy and we will report you both for indecent exposure.’ The married couple were horrified by the note, signed ‘Your neighbours’, and have hit back with one of their own, accusing whoever left it…

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Lagos Warns Against Turning Residential Buildings To Religious Premises 

Lagos State on Monday appealed to property owners to desist from converting their residential buildings to religious premises in a bid to avoid payment of the harmonised Land Use Charge. The state Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, gave the warning at the annual ministerial briefing as part of activities marking the third anniversary of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode in office. “Do not convert your residential premises to religious premises. “Many do that for the sake of being protected from paying their Land Use Charge; that we will not be…

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Bishop Oyedepo Blesses Lagos For New Link Roads

The newly commissioned 21 link roads by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State received the blessings of the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church otherwise known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo. The roads which linked Lagos to neighbouring Ogun State have contributed to the ease of movement of motorists and particularly worshippers heading to Canaanland for Sunday service. Speaking during Sunday morning service at Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland today, Bishop Oyedepo proclaimed blessings on the Lagos State government for the initiative which has reduced pressure on worshippers, majority of…

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AMBODE: WE’RE BUILDING ENDURING FACILITIES TO DRIVE TOURISM

…Says Sector Contributed N800bn To Lagos GDP In 2017 …Lagos Can Truly Become Hub For Tourism In Africa-  Mahama Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said his administration was consciously investing huge resources to develop an enduring infrastructural architecture that would ensure that the State’s tourism potentials are fully harnessed for all round economic growth and development. The Governor, who spoke at the Lagos Tourism Summit, held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, with the theme- ‘Destination Lagos: Towards A Sustainable Tourism-Driven Economy’, said the plans, concepts…

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Senate Approves N250m Road Intervention In Omu-Aran, Kwara 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said the senate has approved the sum of N250m for the rehabilitation of township roads in Omu-Aran, Kwara State. Speaking  during the final funeral outing and thanksgiving service for the late monarch of Omu-Aran, Oba Charles Ibitoye Oladele Saraki, who was represented, by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon. Gbenga Makanjuola, said the approval was already captured in the 2018 federal budget. He said the approval under the Federal Government road intervention initiative was facilitated by his office as part of efforts toward ensuring the…

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