Sanwo-Olu Crowns, Presents Staff Of Office To Lawal As 15th Oniru Of Iruland

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, crowned and presented the staff of office and instrument of appointment to new Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, as the 15th Oniru of Iruland, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state. Lawal received the staff of office barely three days after the Kingmakers and elders of Iruland selected him among the lists of prince vying for the throne that became vacate last year after the 14th Oniru, Oba Idowu Oniru, joined his ancestors at the age of 82 in 2019. “Our traditional rulers…

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Uti Nwachukwu Petitions Police IG Over Rape Accusation

Uti Nwachukwu has petitioned the Nigeria Police Force over the rape allegation leveled against him. A few days ago, a Twitter user identified as Kambili Korie claimed the media personality raped her in August 2017. Kambili also shared a screenshot of a message from a user saved with the name “Uti 2″ apologizing for forcefully having his way with her. She went on to allege that he’s bisexual and treats males better even though he’s into females more. She also noted that Uti threaded carefully, and he never contacted her…

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Covid-19 Lockdown: LASTMA Impounds 1, 233 Vehicles

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority on Saturday said it impounded 1,233 vehicles between May 4 and 31 for various traffic offenses. Olajide Oduyoye, LASTMA General Manager, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. According to him, 796 private vehicles and 437 commercial vehicles were impounded within the period. Oduyoye said that LASTMA impounded the vehicles from its 43 zones and the Bus Rapid Transit Lane Enforcement Unit. He said the authority also towed 81 vehicles, which broke down on the roads. Oduyoye said…

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Coronavirus: Qatar Promises 2022 World Cup On Schedule

The 2022 World Cup will take place on time despite the knock-on from the coronavirus pandemic, the host state Qatar has pledged. Qatar’s foreign minister said the designs of the stadiums, which are nearly 90% complete, will comply with any changes to health and safety guidance as a result of COVID-19 and that consultations with the organizing committee are ongoing. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told Sky News: “We believe that Qatar is working very closely and strongly with different healthcare organizations to make sure to deliver a healthy…

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Buhari Reappoints Danbatta As NCC Boss

Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business – NCC Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reappointed Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission for a second term in office. In a press statement released by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the minister, Isa Pantami, said the reappointment was in line with the NCC Act 2003. He charged Danbatta to improve on the performance of the commission as well as ensure that adequate mechanisms are put in place to facilitate the implementation of all policies of the Federal Government through the agency. The minister also enjoined…

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BUHARI Presents Okonjo-Iweala As Candidate For WTO Director General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of former Finance Minister and the Chairperson, Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala to replace Yonov Fredrick AGAH for the election to the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) scheduled for 2021. This was disclosed on Thursday in a joint statement by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Permanent Mission to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Council for Africa (UNECA), addressed to all embassies and permanent missions in Addis Ababa. ”…

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Edo Lockdown: Tenant Impregnates Co-Tenant’s Child, Father In Sex With Daughter, Other Crimes

The Edo State Ministry of Social Development and Gender Issues says more than 50 cases of gender-based violence were recorded during the coronavirus lockdown in the state between April and May. Maria Edeko, the Commissioner of the Ministry, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Saturday. The Commissioner said nearly 20 of the reported cases had to do with rape, defilement, and incest. Edeko said: “We had an upsurge in gender-based violence in the state during the lockdown period from April to May.…

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13-Year-Old Girl Drugged, Gang-Raped By Four Men In Kaduna

Four men have been nabbed in Kaduna State for drugging and gang-raping a 13-year-old girl. This was disclosed by the Kaduna State Ministry of Human Services and Social Development on its Twitter handle on Saturday. According to the Ministry, the girl was drugged before being gang-raped by the four men, who later dumped her underneath a parked vehicle near her house. It said after hours of frantic search, the victim was found by a relative and immediately taken to the hospital. It tweeted further: “While the ongoing conversation on #SayNoToRapists…

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Ganduje Tells FG To Ban Herdsmen From West African Countries

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has on Saturday called on the Federal government to ban herdsmen from the West African countries and others from coming into the country to end the incessant farmers and herders clashes among other insecurity challenges. This was as he called for the review of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS protocols to prevent the herdsmen from coming into the country to reduce the level of conflicts. Ganduje made the call when he commissioned 25 housing units and inspected ongoing Two million…

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Our Wives Got N80m To Attend Dubai Meeting — Lagos Assembly Speaker

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Saturday appeared before the state assembly panel of inquiry on the corruption allegations leveled against him by an online medium. Obasa told the panel that the allegations were untrue and that it was the handiwork of his enemies. The Speaker appeared before the nine-man Fact-Finding Panel of the House, headed by Victor Akande (Ojo Constituency I), at the House chamber. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that an online medium had reported on May 23 that at least…

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