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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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OAAN DISSOCIATES ITS MEMBERS FROM FATAL SIGNPOST

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) has dissociated its members from the signpost which was brought down by a reckless driver leading to a fatal accident on Thursday at Ilasamaja area of Lagos which claimed lives of innocent people. In a statement signed by OAAN President, Mr. Tunde Adedoyin, reacted to the news report on the incident which referred to the signpost as a billboard, thus creating a wrong impression that the accident was caused by the fallen billboard. According to him, the signpost was a directional signage and…

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AMBODE INAUGURATES 21 LAGOS-OGUN BOUNDARY NETWORK

…Says Taxes Being Used To Create New Economy, Tackle Traffic Challenges Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos State on Monday commissioned 21 network of roads and two bridges totalling 27.4 kilometre in Alimosho Local Government, with a pledge to further develop other communities within the axis. The roads, which connect Lagos with Ogun State from Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, were fitted with walkways, drainage system, laybys, service ducts, lane marking and street lights, among others. Governor Ambode, who commissioned the projects amidst celebration by elated residents in four different locations,…

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ROTARY CLUB OF IKEJA DONATES SANITATION MATERIALS TO COMMUNITY

The Rotary Club of Ikeja has made a donation of sanitation materials to the Ipodo Community Market. This community development gesture, according to the President Rotarian Adeniyi Adelaja is in further demonstration of the Club’s support for, and commitment to the current Clean Lagos initiative of the State government.   Presenting the materials which included large plastic waste bins, shovels, and brooms, a Past District Governor of Rotary International [District 9110], who is also a Past President of the Club, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi expressed deep satisfaction that the Club…

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Civil Defence Corps Targets Yearly Promotion To Clear Backlog

  The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana, said that the corps would embark on yearly promotion to clear all backlog of promotions pending within the organisation.   Gana, represented by the Assistant Commandant-General in charge of Zone C, Bauchi, Hassan Lapai, said this in Bauchi while decorating 32 promoted senior officers from Bauchi Command.   It would be recalled that the officers were promoted by Civil Defense, Fire Service, Immigration and Prison Service Board (CDFIBP) in 2017.   He said that the move became necessary…

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