Oyetola, not a typical politician

By Jimoh Olorede Nigerian politics is characteristic. So many things make our polity distinctively peculiar among the nations of the world. Among many others, one of the things that characterise Nigerian politics which this piece mainly addresses, is the personality (the set of emotional qualities, ways of behaving, psychological disposition, et cetera, that make aContinue reading “Oyetola, not a typical politician”

Commission promotes 6,618 senior police officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers across the country. The promotions was one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks. The meeting which was chaired by the chairman of the Commission, former Inspector General of Police (IGP),Continue reading “Commission promotes 6,618 senior police officers”

Ex-Lagos Lawmaker, Olulade Bags Ghanaian Lifetime Award

A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olusegun Olulade, has been conferred with the prestigious lifetime fellowship recognition award by the Chartered Institute of Public Resources and Politics (CIPRMP) based in Ghana. At the presentation ceremony in Lagos on Thursday evening, Olulade, who represented Epe Constituency 2 at the Lagos AssemblyContinue reading “Ex-Lagos Lawmaker, Olulade Bags Ghanaian Lifetime Award”

COVID-19: Air France plans to lay-off 7580 staff

  Air France management has revealed plans to lay-off 7,580 jobs at the airline and its regional unit by the end of 2022. The airline firm cited the debilitating effect of the coronavirus pandemic.  It made this known through a statement issued after meetings between managers and staff representatives. It stated that the carrier wantsContinue reading “COVID-19: Air France plans to lay-off 7580 staff”

Two dead, others missing as boat capsized in Lagos

Two persons have been confirmed dead and two others missing after a 14-passenger boat capsized in Lagos. Nigerian Traviation gathered that the boat which left Ebute-Ero for Ikorodu around 8pm, upturned shortly after it took off, throwing all passengers into the water on Friday night. Sources said 10 of the passengers were rescued from theContinue reading “Two dead, others missing as boat capsized in Lagos”

Dbanj sues, fines rape acusser for N1.5bn

A popular musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj has dragged his accuser, Seyitan Babatayo, before an FCT High Court demanding N1bn for general damages and N500m for aggravated, punitive and exemplary damages. Babatayo had accused D’Banj of raping her in Glee Hotel, Lagos, sometime in December 2018, an allegation the musician has denied. In the suitContinue reading “Dbanj sues, fines rape acusser for N1.5bn”

Don’t harass motorists without face masks, Sanwo-Olu warns security agents

The Lagos state Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has warned security agents not to harass motorists without face masks in the state. Sanwo-Olu said that motorists have less chances of contracting the virus since they are in the car.  The Governor made this known during the live press briefing at the Governor’s Office in Lagos. SentContinue reading “Don’t harass motorists without face masks, Sanwo-Olu warns security agents”

Former Nigerian Ambassador to Togo, Vincent Sunny Okobi passes on

A statement by the family, which was signed by Amaechi Okobi, Group Head, Corporate Communications, Access Bank Plc reads as follows: “Our family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Ambassador Vincent Sunny Okobi, who passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 27, 2020 after a long illness. Ambassador Okobi was theContinue reading “Former Nigerian Ambassador to Togo, Vincent Sunny Okobi passes on”

Breaking: Ondo Executive Council loses member to COVID-19

Ondo state Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro is dead. According to Reports from government quarters said he died of COVID-19. Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro was born on 5th June 1955 at Ilara-mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. After his elementary education at Muslim Primary School, Ilara-mokin. Between 1962 and 1967, Wahab attended OyemekunContinue reading “Breaking: Ondo Executive Council loses member to COVID-19”

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