Monthly Archives: August 2018

Ghana Police Arrest 41 Nigerian Prostitutes, 14 Clients


Forty-one alleged prostitutes, 99 per cent of whom are Nigerians, have been arrested by the Weija District Police Command in Ghana. They were arrested around a place called Choice, where several drinking joints operate at night, according to Chief Inspector Diana Eninful, who led the operation. She said the police received several reports from residents

Businessman Laments Unending Police Raids, Extortion


A Lagos businessman, Idowu Makanjuola, has lamented alleged victimisation and extortion by men of the Nigeria Police Force. Newsmen gathered that Makanjuola ran a viewing centre, among other businesses, in the Ijora area of Lagos State. His predicament reportedly started in 2013 when he had a disagreement with one Emmanuel Chika, a customer. After the disagreement,

Buhari, APC Lied To Nigerians With False Promises On Restructuring, Others – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, party lied to Nigerians with false promise of restructuring. PDP also said that the president and his party deceived Nigerians during the 2015 election. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP said the statement

Aluminium Fabricator Arraigned For Cultism, Unlawful Possession Of Firearms


An aluminium fabricator, Ibrahim Odulana, has been arraigned for cultism and possession of firearms before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court. The 30-year-old was arraigned alongside his friends, Abiodun Quadri and Ahmed Alagbe, on three counts of cultism, breach of peace and unlawful possession of firearms. Newsmen learnt that Odulana was arrested by the police after he allegedly

Unlawful Invasion And Destruction Of Innocent Resident’s House In Ejigbo: Police Detains Petitioner, Prince Olawale Edagbeja


The Police division of Zone D, Area D command has detained Prince Olawale Edageja over a petition written against the Akile Ojan of Ijan and Ejigbo, Chief Murikisu Adeyemi on the alleged unlawful invasion of a property belonging to Fadun Onimewon Chieftaincy family situated at No, 3 Iyalaje Street, Ejigbo, Lagos.   It will be

Voice Of Awori, Mike Adenuga Joins Millions Of Others To Celebrate Olota @ 52


On this day, 28th of August 2018, Olota Of Ota, His Royal Majesty, Oba Prof. Abdulkabir Adeyemi Obalanlege, MCIPR. MPRII. FHEA., Lanlege Ekun II, Arole Iganmode, celebrates his 52nd birthday which is also his first birthday celebration since he ascended the throne of his forefathers. His Majesty is a full-fledged Professor Of Mass Communication, a

Police Arrest 57 Suspected Gays In Lagos


No fewer than 57 suspected gays have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly gathering to conduct initiation rites in the state. The initiation reportedly took place around 1am on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at a hotel in the Egbeda area of the state. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police,

Victims Defrauded Of N50m By Developer Cry For Refunds


Hundreds of house seekers allegedly defrauded of over N50m by a Lagos developer, Hakeem Garba, have cried out for help. Newsmen learnt that Garba allegedly defrauded the victims said to be over 300 with the promise that a house on Mojisola Street, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos, would be immediately completed and given to them. It was gathered that

2019: Why We Won’t Give Buhari Automatic Ticket – APC


Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has declared that there will be no automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential aspirants in the party. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena said there will be no automatic ticket for Buhari because other aspirants will also be given

We Have Steadily Increased Foreign Reserves, Says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his government had steadily increased the country’s foreign reserves and also decreased inflation. Buhari said this in Abuja during the commencement of the 58th yearly general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).The President, who hailed the NBA as a prime stakeholder in Nigeria’s continuing evolution as a nation, said

Lagos Police Boss Seeks Enhanced Collaboration With Private Security Firms


In furtherance of his administration’s community policing and safety partnership initiative, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal, has called for greater collaboration between the state police command and private security practitioners in the state.He made the call at the weekend when he played host to the management team of a Lagos-based private

Family Petitions Akile Ojan Of Ijan And Ejigbo Over Unlawful Invasion And Destruction Of Innocent Residents’ House In Ejigbo


The Chieftaincy family of Fadun Onimewon of Ejigbo, Lagos has petitioned the Akile Ojan of Ijan and Ejigbo, Chief Murisiku Adeyemi for forcible entering into a building situated at No 3, Iyalaje Street, Ejigbo, Lagos on Saturday 23rd of June, 2018 and unlawfully damaging and maiming innocent residents of the building. In a letter written

Annual Youth Week: St. Micheal’s Bethel Cathedral Youths Adorns God With Different Praise Styles, Drama


The youths of St. Micheal’s Bethel Cathedral, Igbo Olori, Ota on Friday adorned God in different praise styles, drama and choreography in a bid to commemorate the church’s annual youth week. Joy, excitement and sense of appreciation rented the air when youths from different church denominations viz; Pentecostal, White garment, African and Anglican churches all

Power-Drunk Lagos DPO Leads Team To Mosque, Raid Adherents, Others • We paid N30,000 for bail – Residents


The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Pen Cinema Police Division, Lagos State, H.E. Nwabuisi, has been accused of conducting raids during which he allegedly arrested innocent residents and extorted money from them. Nwabuisi, a Superintendent of Police, was alleged to have led his men to Alimi Ogunyemi Street, in the Ifako Ijaiye area,

Publisher Of Voice Of Awori, The Onitetiku Of Owode, Ota, Others Set For ‘2018 BAM ENTREPRENEUR AWARD’


The Onitetiku of Owode, Ota, HRM Oba Abdul-Wasiu Akanni Ogungbayi, Publisher of Voice of Awori, Comrade Oyetoro Oluwaseyi join others as the pioneer nominees of BAM ENTREPRENEUR AWARD which is set to premiere on Friday 5th October, 2018 at Ota Recreation Centre, toll-gate road, Ota, Ogun State. The organizers of the award, Barbra Africa Media

Beeta Playwriting Competition Calls For Entries


The Beeta Universal Arts Foundation, in partnership with Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, has announced the second edition of the Beeta Playwriting Competition, aimed at discovering new talents in the art of playwriting. The competition also aims at preserving the Nigerian culture, history and heritage through raising new playwrights adept at conceptualizing new drama that

Pastor Lands In Trouble For Raping Woman


The police on Thursday arraigned a 32- year-old fake pastor in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a woman. The accused, Micheal Akpan, who resides at 17, Unity Close, Obawole, Iju, a suburb of Lagos is charged with one-count of rape. The Prosecutor, Insp Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was

PDP Will Produce President In 2019, Says Saraki


  Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2019 general election and produce a new president for the country. He stated this in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, while addressing ward and local council delegates from the old and new members of the PDP in the state during

NECO Releases June/July 2018 SSCE Result


The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2018 Senior Secondary Schools result, a statement issued on Monday in Minna said. The Acting Registrar, Alhaji Abubakar Gana, said in the statement that 1,041,536 candidates registered, while 1,032,729 candidates actually sat for the examination. Gana said that 939,733 candidates representing 90.47 per cent scored five

PICS: Fmr. Lagos Commissioner Of Transportation, Hon. Kayode Opeifa Installed As 35th President Of Rotary Club, Agege


Lagos Ex-Commissioner Of Transportation and Executive Secretary For Transportation In the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Hon. Kayode Opeifa was today installed as the 35th President of Rotary Club of Agege (District 9110, Nigeria). The Olota of Ota, HRM Oba (Prof.) Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege joined other top dignitaries across Lagos and Abuja to felicitate with the

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