Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned the leadership of the Lagos State Sports Commission from having direct access to him.
The governor said the leadership of the commission must now report to him through the Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Segun Dawodu.
A circular issued by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola said the governor had approved that Dawodu, should henceforth perform supervisory responsibility over the Lagos State Sports Commission.
The circular, dated 10th October, 2019, stated that the directive was without prejudice to the structure and mandate of the Lagos State Sports Commission.
It said it was in furtherance of the … >>> Read Full Story
By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
The federal government and other judicial agencies have been tasked on the need to digitize the criminal justice system to create more accessibility to judgments on corruption-related cases in the country.
The Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation, Dr. Benson Olugbuo, who made the request, said there is need for Nigerians to have access through Internet modes to judgments being dispensed on corruption cases to stem the tide of the scourge.
Olugbuo, who spoke in Ado Ekiti on Monday during a workshop on ‘Trandparency and Accountability in the Administration Criminal Justice System(ACJA)’, said it has established resource centres in eight states … >>> Read Full Story
‘NFF has failed; No, blame security agencies’
*Kojo, Maigari, Okala, Odegbami, Taribo, Etta Egbe, speak
By Jacob Ajom
IT has been one long bad dream that has refused to go away. A nightmare that forces one to remain awake because once the eyes are closed the nightmare returns with renewed aggression.
Nigerian Football Federation
For those who witnessed the glory days of Nigerian football, the appalling state of football in the country is nothing short of a nightmare. It all boils down to one clear and loud index of the poor manner football is run in the country. Football enthusiasts in Nigeria are suddenly nursing … >>> Read Full Story
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has said he can give his life for the good of the State.
The governor said this on Monday at a reception organized for him following his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday.
Fintiri who had travelled out of the State before the tribunal dismissed the petition filed against him by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), returned on Monday to a huge crowd of supporters from the 21 local government areas of the State.
Addressing the crowd at the Mahmud Ribadu Square in Yola, the governor said he had been further motivated by the tribunal’s … >>> Read Full Story
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday launch phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) linking the capital Nairobi to the resort town of Naivasha, a regional administrator said on Monday.
Mbogo Mathioya, Naivasha sub-county commissioner, said that the launch of the 120 kilometers modern railway would coincide with that of an Internal Container Depot at a dry port near Naivasha town.
“The SGR extension to Naivasha is now complete and on Wednesday the Head of State will officially launch it by opening all the stations along the route. The president will also use the occasion to launch the Internal Container … >>> Read Full Story
Deji Elumoye, Chuks Okocha and Adedayo Akinwale write that members of the National Assembly hold divergent views on the 2020 Appropriation Bill recently presented to the legislative arm by President Muhammadu Buhari
Senators and Honourable members of the House of Representatives took time to dissect the N10.33 trillion budget estimate for the 2020 fiscal year after the recent presentation of the Appropriation Bill to the joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. While some applauded the provisions of the budget, others held contrary views and faulted the budget estimate which they termed anti-people.
The debate on the appropriation bill, which continued has … >>> Read Full Story
By Shina Abubakar
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the late hours of Sunday raided a nightclub in Osogbo, Osun State and arrested some suspected internet fraudsters.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
The raided clubs are, Secret Underground, Riverside and Green Arcade all on the Ibadan-Iwo road of the state capital.
19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items were also seized from the suspects.
A statement by the EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, alleged that the nightclubs were known for hosting parties for suspected fraudsters.
Bayelsa Guber: 867, 088 persons to vote as … >>> Read Full Story