1 Mar 2015  
AN amalgamation of groups for the disabled comprising the Lagos State Association of the Deaf (LSAD), Nigeria Deaf Teachers Association (NADETA) and Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) have urged President Goodluck Jonathan to give assent to the Nigerian Disability Bill, which has been forwarded by the National Assembly nearly six years ago.    …
1 Mar 2015  
 • Long queues appear at filling stations in Abuja, Lagos, Ogun and environs LAGOS residents woke up yesterday to notice long queues at filling stations in the metropolis following rumours of fuel scarcity in the state.  Before now, fuel shortages were only reported in Abuja, the nation’s capital and major cities across the country, as…
28 Feb 2015  
A non-government group, the Ado-Odo Development Foundation (ADF), Ado-Odo/Ota, Ogun State, has lauded the current senator representing Ogun West Senatorial District and governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Senator Akin Odunsi, for facilitating the construction of a modern community hall, as part of his constituency projects to Ado-Odo.   In a release signed…
26 Feb 2015  
AS part of the campaign for Nigerians to stay healthy, Rotary International District 9110, comprising Lagos and Ogun states, has stressed the importance of hand washing in spite of the country’s feat of defeating the dreaded Ebola scourge.    This was made known while marking the 110 years of Rotary International service to humanity at…
26 Feb 2015  
THE Senator representing Kogi Central in the Red Chamber and candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) for Kogi Central Senatorial election, Senator Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman, has condemned the abduction of an American missionary, Rev. Mrs. Phyllis Sortor in Kogi State.  The 80-year-old missionary worker with Methodist Church resident in Emi-Woro community along Ajaokuta/Okene Road was…
26 Feb 2015  
THE Ohinoyi of Ebiralane, Dr. Ado Ibrahim has blamed politicians for the incessant kidnapping and assassination that has posed serious threat to peace in his Kingdom.   The royal father, who spoke against the backdrop that the Kogi State Police Command fingered Kogi Central as the district that was giving its men serious security challenge,…
26 Feb 2015  
FOR  allegedly obtaining goods worth N394,400 from three persons at Computer Village, Lagos, without paying back, a 28-year-old man, Chukwu Jekwu, has been charged before a Magistrate Court sitting in Ikeja.    Jekwu was arraigned by the police on a five-count charge of fraudulently obtaining goods and stealing.     He pleaded not guilty to all…
26 Feb 2015  
• 340 stolen PVCs allegedly  found in their possession KANO State Police command has arrested 23 suspected political thugs and one Hajia Aisha Maijama, a purported sponsor, while planning to launch mayhem on their political opponents in the state.    According to the police, the political thugs were apprehended at Tudun Wada Local Council, a…
25 Feb 2015  
• Presents pension benefits, seal of state govt bills for amendment LAGOS State House of Assembly has invited Josephine Agwu for commendation and honour on account of exhibiting a rare act of honesty.    Agwu, a cleaner working with a concessionaire cleaning service company at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, recently returned to the security…
25 Feb 2015  
THE Lagos State government has denied reports published in a newspaper (not The Guardian) that it deliberately demolished the Catholic Church’s fence in Ajao Estate.      A statement from the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure stated that the demolition has not in any way violated the church’s property.    A part of it reads:…
25 Feb 2015  
GOVERNOR Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has promised to investigate claims that some Lagos residents were refused Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVC) because they are non-indigenes.     Fashola said though he would not dismiss the claims but available fact does not lend itself to substantiate those allegations.    It would be recalled that thousands of non-indigenes,…
25 Feb 2015  
FIVE persons were Wednesday feared killed while several others were injured during a fierce fighting between two factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Mosafejo, Oshodi.    The hoodlums, who used lethal weapons freely, also torched dozens of vehicles.    Already, seven suspects have been arrested by the police in connection with…