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Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli dies at 65

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has died. The monarch who celebrated his 5th-year coronation on December 12, died on Monday, December 21. He was aged 65 years old. Unconfirmed reports claim he died from COVID19. According to reports, the former General Officer Commanding 6 Division Port Harcourt, Major-General Olu Irefin, …

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356 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in NIgeria

Three hundred and fifty-six fresh cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, December 21. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, FCT recorded 79 fresh cases, the highest for the day. States with fresh new cases include Lagos-59, Kaduna-56, Katsina-37, Nasarawa-30, Kano-25, Edo-18, Gombe-14, Kebbi-12, Akwa Ibom-7, …

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Traffic Advisory Lagos Ibadan expressway via Shagamu/Ijebu Ode/Ore/Benin expressway

If you are heading out of Lagos & your journey requires travelling through the Shagamu interchange on Lagos Ibadan expressway via Shagamu/Ijebu Ode/Ore/Benin expressway today Friday 13th November, 2020, please perish the thought and seek alternative routes of Ikorodu to Ijebu Ode or Epe to Ijebu Ode because the Shagamu …

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Six police officers dismissed in Kwara for misconduct

Kwara state Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun has revealed that six police officers have been dismissed in the State over alleged acts of misconduct. The police boss revealed this at a stakeholders meeting with leadership of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Tricycle …

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FG owes road contractors N392bn – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing Raji Fashola has revealed that road construction firms in the country are being owed N392billion by the federal government.  The former Governor of Lagos state said this during his budget defence session before the Senate Committee on Works.  Fashola who disclosed that the firms are handling 711 …

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Lekki tollgate massacre: 100 CSOs ask Buhari to immediately sack Buratai, others

A coalition of 100 civil society organisations has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Chief of Army Staff following the killing of unarmed protesters Tuesday evening at Lekki Tollgate. Besides, the group asked the president to immediately order suspension of the Nigerian Army’s newly launched Operation Crocodile …

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UN Condemns Shooting Of Lekki Protesters, Calls For End To Police Brutality In Nigeria

The United Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for an end to police brutality in Nigeria, condemning violent clashes that claimed multiple lives and caused many injuries. This position was contained in a communiqué by his spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric. According to the statement, the Secretary-General has been following recent developments …

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BREAKING: FRSC Office Set Ablaze In Delta Over #ENDSARS Protest

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Operations office in Asaba has been set ablaze. It may not be unconnected with the ENDSARS protest correctly rocking the country. The office is along Benin/ Onitsha Express Road by Koka Junction in Asaba Alhaji Fatai Bakare, Operations Director, FRSC, Delta Command confirmed when …

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