The government of Lagos State has shut 70 churches and 20 mosques in an attempt to reduce high noise levels. About 10 hotels, pubs and club houses were also closed.
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Nollywood actresses, Kate Henshaw, Chioma Akpota, Dayo Amusa, ace comedian, Ali Baba and others on Thursday engaged in a street match to create awareness against Gender Based Violence and Violence against Young Persons. They started from Allen Avenue, Ikeja all the way to the Lagos state House of Assembly, where they were received by the Honorable Speaker of the House, Rt.Hon. Mudashiru Obasa. Continue to see one more photo after the cut…
Reality star, Kim Kardashian West is so proud of her husband, rapper, Kanye West over his new partnership with Adidas. She took to Twitter to pour out her feelings…
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja this Thursday, June 30, 2016 ordered frontline singer and politician, Ms. Onyeka Onwenu to pay the sum of Five Million Naira as damages for defamation of character to Chief Tony Okoroji, former President of PMAN and Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON).
The EFCC secured a conviction of one Idris Buhari of durimin iya quarters kano, arraigned before Justice J K Omotosho of Federal High Court 3 Kano on one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
A trailer loaded with a container-truck has pulled down an electricity poles and cables at Ikeja under bridge, Lagos State. See one more photo after the cut…
Nigeria has signed oil and gas infrastructure agreements worth $80bn (£60m) with Chinese companies. This was revealed by Minister of State, Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Ibe Kachikwu, who has been in China since Sunday.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has remanded former Adamawa Acting Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who is being prosecuted by the EFCC over allegations of fraud and money laundering till Friday, July 1, 2016. Details later.
The EFCC, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 arraigned Abdulsalam Goni Sanda before Justice Olubunmi Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, on a 4-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N11,450,000.00 (Eleven Million, Four Hundred And Fifty Thousand Naira).
The new governor of Abia State, Uche Ogah has received Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). An Abuja Federal High Court order of Monday, June 27, had mandated INEC to ‘immediately’ issue Certificate of Return to Ogah.
The election petition tribunal on Wednesday struck out the senatorial candidate of All Progressive Congress APC, Mr Daniel Onje, petition filed against the former senate president, David Mark.
The 8th edition of the Nigerian Breweries’ Golden Pen Awards has opened with the promise to celebrate and reward winners. KufreEkanem, Nigerian Breweries Corporate Affairs Adviser, who explained to newsmen at the media parley to announce this year’s edition of the awards said it will reward journalists in three categories - the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Reporter of the Year, Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Photo Journalist of the Year and the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Report of the Year.
The unhealthy little girl dumped by unknown person has been brought to Alimosho General Hospital, Igando by the Police. See one more photo...
Police in Abuja has arrested a 42-year-old man, identified as Moses Shadrack for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl at Pegni village, Kuje Area Council. Mr. Shadrack carried out the unholy act last Saturday evening in an uncompleted building at the community.
Police has arrested and detained 13 people in connection to the deadly Istanbul airport bomb attack, Turkey's state-run news agency says.
Our attention has been drawn to reports circulating in the media that a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ousted the National Chairman of the PDP, Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff. This is completely false and a clear misrepresentation of the ruling of the court as it never gave any ruling ousting the National Chairman.
Oby Ezekwesili has sympathized with the mourning family of late famous author, Elechi Amadi, who died at 82 after brief illness.
A suicide Boko Haram suicide bomber has killed at least 11 people when he blew himself up in a Mosque in Cameroon, close to the Nigerian border, military sources and local officials said on Thursday. The attack, which took place late on Wednesday evening, occurred after the breaking of the Ramadan fast for the day.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has commiserated with the families of late Ojo Maduekwe and Elechi Amadi, who died early this week.
Problems continued on Wednesday when human body parts, including a foot and other remains washed ashore a beach near the venue for the upcoming Olympic volleyball tournaments in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
A woman in Texas has shot dead her two daughters to make her husband suffer. 42-year-old Christy Sheats, "had ample time" on Friday to shoot Jason Sheats after she called a family meeting at their home west of Houston, Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said during a news conference.
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Ecobank Nigeria Limited has appealed a ruling by Justice Jude Dagat of the Federal High Court in Lagos striking out its winding-up petition against Honeywell Group Limited and its sister company Anchorage Leisures Limited.
The Lagos State Government has clarified the confusion around the death of a hawker, who was knocked down by a speeding BRT bus. According to the statement from Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde said the hawker was trying to evade arrest from officials of KAI, when he was knocked down.
Reality star, Lipkit entrepreneur, Kylie Jenner and Tyga enjoyed some PDA in a Bentley shop on Tuesday. The pair apparently went to the shop to acquire a new Bentley, but after test driving, they did not buy. However, they showed those who are still in doubt that they have reunited. Continue to see more photos after the cut…
Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has spent a quality time, hanging out with his beautiful wife, and children – Jared, Cody, Jasmine and Evelyn.
Justice M.A Onyetenu of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced a former banker, Ikechukwu Chukwuma, to six months imprisonment for defrauding his bank, Diamond Bank, a sum of N28, 000, 000. 00(Twenty Eight Million Naira).
Hausa musician, Ado Dahiru Daukaka, who was reported missing after releasing a song criticizing local politicians for corruption has been found. He went missing on Friday in the State capital, Yola, shortly after leaving his home to pray at a mosque.
Ali Modu Sheriff has been sacked as Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party by a High Court in Abuja on Wednesday. Justice Valentine Ashi held that Sheriff’s ascension to office was unlawful as it was based on amended provision of the PDP Constitution said to be illegally introduced in December 2014.
US-based actress, Lola Faduri has just completed a multi million naira movie that is set to wow lovers of Yoruba movie industry and good movies at large.
Lola Faduri is also a medical practitioner in the United States started her career in 2001 under the Odunfa caucus has shot the movie titled 'Ayanmo' and it features Yinka Quadri, Iyabo Ojo, Mercy Aigbe, Mustapha Sholagbade and Abimbola Ogunnowo and others. The movie and another titled, 'Ife Odale' will be marketed by Okiki Films.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday swore-in the Chairman and members of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), just as he charged them to live above board and be fair to all parties in the discharge of their duties.
Former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu was on Wednesday arraigned in Lagos court for fraud. See more photos…
Local Government workers on Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara State protested over non-payment of salaries. They blocked the governor’s office in Ilorin. See more photos…
A High Court of Lagos State sitting in Ikeja has sentenced three persons to death by hanging by the neck till death. The convicts included a student who doubles as a commercial motorcyclist, Ganiyu Hassan, an aluminium worker, Wasiu Arepo, and a driver, Oluwaseun Idowu.
Police are searching for the popular Hausa singer, Ado Halliru Daukaka, who went missing on Friday. Othman Abubakar, the police spokesman in Adamawa, said the security agencies were doing their best to find the singer, who disappeared after releasing a song highlighting incompetence and corruption among politicians.
A KAI official on duty in Maryland on Wednesday allegedly chased a traffic hawker to his untimely death. The hawker, who running to protecting his goods from the KAI official failed to watch out for moving vehicles, as he ran into a BRT bus and was instantly smashed to pieces. The photo of the accident was to be very gory, according to eyewitnesses.