The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu for including ”tested party men” in his additional list of commissioner and Special Adviser nominees.
Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Abiodun Salami, gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.
Sanwoolu had released an initial list of 25 nominees in July that had been screened by the state House of Assembly.
Salami reacting to the development, described the second list as a perfect blend of tested politicians and competent professionals.
He said the list reflected … >>> Read Full Story
Fire razes shops in the market
By Jethro Ibileke
Goods worth several millions of naira were on Tuesday destroyed in a midnight fire that razed the biggest motor spare parts market in Edo State.
The fire was said to have started at about 11:45pm Monday night and lasted till about 4am after efforts by fire service men from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Army.
The market is located at Uwelu, in Egor Local Government Area of the state.
Sections of the market affected by the fire were the lines were Mercedes Benz, Mazda, Ford and Toyota parts are sold.
It was gathered that … >>> Read Full Story
By Emma Amaize
KOKO- SOCIAL Democratic Party, SDP, chieftain and House of Assembly candidate for Warri North Constituency, Delta State, in the last general elections, Mr. Kessington Amiwero, has moved to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with thousands of his supporters, alluding to the performance and development inventiveness of the state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.
Speaking at the carnival-like ceremony, Amiwero, a British-trained engineer, said: “We joined politics to make a difference but the man on the stage is already fulfilling our aspirations for the state. It is only natural to encourage him to do better by joining hands to fast track his development … >>> Read Full Story
The management of University of Ibadan has announced that male visitors have henceforth been banned from entering any of the female hostels in the institution.
The institution announced that the decision to ban male visitors from the hostels was necessitated by recent robbery attacks on female hostels in the institution.
DAILY POST recalls that some armed robbers had in July this year, attacked the Obafemi Awolowo hall, where students’ property ranging from mobile telephones, laptops and money were forcefully taken away from the innocent female students. Our correspondent gathered that, no fewer than two students were injured in the robbery attack in the female hostel.… >>> Read Full Story
The 77 cocaine capsules removed from the stomach of the Senegalese in Vietnam
Customs officers in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a yet-to-be identified Senegalese who swallowed 77 capsules of cocaine with the aim of smuggling them into into the country.
According to Vietnam News Agency in a report on Monday, the capsules weighing 1.6kg have a street value of $430,000 or 10 billion VND.
The 39 year-old man flew for about 50 hours from Nigeria to Ethiopia and Thailand before entering Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat international airport in the city.
He was apprehended after he completed immigration procedures at the Ho … >>> Read Full Story
…As NIDO boss, Mbisiogu calls for calm
A Nigerian resident in Guanzou, Guandong Province, China, Mr. Joseph Nwachueze, has died following injuries sustained in the hands of Chinese Police.
The incident was said to have happened yesterday when the deceased, who had lived in China for 15 years was being chased by the Police.
The wife of the deceased, who hailed from Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State was said to have fainted upon hearing the news.
According to an online website, Akelicious News, the deceased, who was said to be a pastor, had three children.
The police were said to have used an … >>> Read Full Story
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, Worldwide has spoken on the rumoured 2023 presidential ambition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu.
A statement on Tuesday by Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, its Secretary-General, said Igbo will be mobilized in the Southwest to thwart any plan by Tinubu to lead the country.
The group accused the APC national leader of unleashing terror on the peaceful Igbo during the 2015 and 2019 presidential elections.
It cited the Oba of Lagos’ “threat of drowning Igbo voters inside the lagoon and the secret mobilization of OPC boys to chase away potential Igbo voters in some quarters in … >>> Read Full Story