CSOs urge Senate to reject Onochie’s nomination for INEC job

CSOs urge Senate to reject Onochie’s nomination for INEC job By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja A coalition of civil societies has petitioned Senate President Ahmad Lawan to reject the nomination of Mrs. Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to represent the Southsouth. The nomination of Onochie, who is the …

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Law enforcement officer arrested for selling drugs to students, cultists

Law enforcement officer arrested for selling drugs to students, cultists By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja A serving officer of a law enforcement agency, Popoola Abayomi, has been arrested for allegedly selling assorted illicit drugs to students of a federal university and cultists in Ogun State. Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi, who said …

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Fire from Chinese restaurant caused Lagos explosion – LASEMA

Fire from Chinese restaurant caused Lagos explosion – LASEMA Our Reporter The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, on Saturday provided further insight into the tanker fire that claimed five lives and consumed no fewer than 25 vehicles on Thursday. According to him, the fire outbreak that greeted the …

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Rotary renovates school in Kano

Rotary renovates school in Kano By Fanen Ihyongo, Kano The Rotary Club of Kano Dala Sunrise, District 9125, has renovated two classrooms at Fatima Muhammed Government Girls Secondary School in Gyadi Gyadi, Tarauni Local Government Area of the state. A visit to the school showed that the floor has been rebuilt, the wall and windows …

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Gov Fintiri reshuffles cabinet

Gov Fintiri reshuffles cabinet By Onimisi Alao, Yola Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle. Six Commissioners swap positions, according to a statement from his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou. Wonosikou indicated Friday that Sanusi Farouk Jauro who was Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development moves to Special Duties; Mohammed Umar moves from …

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