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Relief for Mainlander as Electricity Union calls off strike

by Leslie Jacks There is succor for Mainlanders and others as the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended its strike action embarked upon yesterday, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, to draw Federal Government’s attention to the plight of its members. Following a meeting with officials of the Federal Government, the Union accepted to discontinue the one-day

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How Obasanjo, others narrowly escaped plane crash

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, and other Nigerians escaped death on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director General of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Ambassador

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JUST IN: Lagos deputy governor-elect, Hamzat, loses dad

Oba Olatunji Hamzat, father of Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, is dead. The deceased was Olu of Afowowa Sogade in Ewekoro Local Government of Ogun State. He was a member of the Lagos House of Assembly and Commissioner for Transportation from 1979-1983. He died on Sunday afternoon, May 12, 2019, of old age, according to reliable

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Police arrest 6 persons with ‘poisonous ponmo’ in Igando

Police officers attached to the Lagos State Command have arrested six persons for allegedly selling poisonous cow skin, a local delicacy widely known as ‘ponmo’.  The suspects were identified as Adelowo Yinka, 50; Olawumi Onabanjo, 40; Omowumi Wasiu, 43; Adeshokan Taiwo, 43; Iyabo Oluwa, 38; and Taye Kazeem, 40. Items recovered from the suspects included

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PDP Chieftain, Ogunlewe, dumps party, joins son in APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, confirmed the development in an interview with a political correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He was reacting to the recent defection of

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