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Tragedy struck late Tuesday evening when a yet to be identified policeman and another person, reportedly died in the inferno that engulfed the Mandillas Building at the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island. The fire which was yet to be finally put out at press time, this morning has spread to adjoining building with firefighters […]

A day to the Congress of Kwara State Chapter of Nigeria Association of Social Workers , members of the association have been enjoined to use the instrumentality of the electoral avenue to elect vibrant, forthright and committed leaders. This is contained in a press statement by the State Chairman of the association, Honourable John Aluko. […]

The Kwara state governor Abdulrasaq Abdulrahaman has commiserated with the families of the deceased prospective Corp members and the bus driver who died in an auto crash yesterday in Mokwa, Niger State, on the way to their state of deployment. The governor, who wished the six survivors quick recovery, grieved over the death of two […]

The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC, is set to commence Operation Zero Tolerance on Street Trading and hawking across the state in line with the mandate of the present administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at promoting a cleaner, hygienic and aesthetically resplendent environment. The Corps through advocacy, as well as ensuring total enforcement of the […]

The Senate has re-introduced a bill that will regulate the use of social media in Nigeria. The sponsor of the legislation, Mohammed Musa, said it will curb fake news on the internet and protect the nation’s “fragile unity”. A similar anti-social media bill introduced by the previous eighth Senate, sparked outrage across the country, and was later […]

The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed today in Abuja, said that the government welcomed the criticism that trailed its earlier announcement to sanitize the social media […]

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the suspension of the military exercise tagged Operation Positive Identification which the Nigerian Army said it would begin this month across the country. A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, had filed a suit against the Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff, and the Attorney-General […]

Cardiff City face a three-window transfer ban unless they pay French club Nantes the first instalment for the transfer of Emiliano Sala, FIFA said on Monday. FIFA released the full reasoning for their September decision that Cardiff must pay the agreed first instalment of six million Euros to Nantes.   After signing for Cardiff for fifteen million […]

The US has begun the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, notifying the UN of its intention to leave, as other countries expressed regret and disappointment at the move. The notification begins a one-year process of exiting the global climate change accord, culminating the day after the 2020 US election. The US government says […]

The sister of former Islamic State group (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been captured in northern Syria, Turkish officials say. The 65-year-old, named as Rasmiya Awad, was detained in a raid on Monday near the town of Azaz, officials said. Turkish officials, cited by several media outlets, said the arrest could yield valuable intelligence […]


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