OAU suspends four students over protest, criminal acts

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have confirmed the suspension of four students for protesting and disrupting academic activities. The university, in a statement by the Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, on Friday, also accused the suspended students of engaging in criminal activities. Other offences of the students, according to the press statement, were the breach of the code of conduct for … Continue reading OAU suspends four students over protest, criminal acts

Soldier nabbed for robbery in Oyo State .

The Nigeria Police of Oyo State Police Command on Thursday paraded a dismissed soldier, Isiaka Abubakar, 34, and an accomplice, Saheed Akangbe, 24, for snatching a Toyota Camry with number plate, KJA 89 ER, at gunpoint. Accordimg to state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, Abubakar was dismissed from 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, adding that three cut-to-size guns were recovered from the suspects. Odude … Continue reading Soldier nabbed for robbery in Oyo State .

Tagbo: Davido breaks silence, releases statement

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has released an official statement, dissociating himself from the death of his close pal, Tagbo Umeike. The singer, through his legal adviser, Norrison Quakers (SAN) said he was never arrested by the police, rather he made himself available for questioning. Our client maintains that he has not in any way lied about what he knows about … Continue reading Tagbo: Davido breaks silence, releases statement

I Don’t approve NNPC ‘Contracts’ – Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after due diligence by the Vice President when he acted as President when President … Continue reading I Don’t approve NNPC ‘Contracts’ – Osinbajo

FG to sell DisCos to New Investor

The federal government has commenced negotiations with operators of the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) with a view to ceding some of their shares to accommodate new investors who would bring in more funds to increase their service delivery. The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Mohammed, disclosed this at the end of the Nigeria Economic Summit 23#, in Abuja, Thursday. Discos … Continue reading FG to sell DisCos to New Investor

 Lagos State Police Commissioner demoted

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has reversed the acting Commissioners of Police in Lagos and Kogi state have been to their old ranks. According to the letter dated October 8, 2017, and titled: Withdrawal of Acting Appointment: AP:25095 Mohimi D. Edgal And AP. 36665 Aji Ali Janga, the Commission, at its 24th Plenary Meeting of 27th and 28th September, 2017 took a decision not to … Continue reading  Lagos State Police Commissioner demoted