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25 Nov 2015
The Bauchi Government says it is willing to partner relevant organisations in promoting small and medium scale businesses in the State The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Poverty Alleviation, Alhaji Mohammed Gokaru, stated this at one day workshop by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in Bauchi on Wednesday. He said the…
25 Nov 2015
A 61-year-old woman, Theresa Odega, and four others, who allegedly engaged in prostitution, were on Wednesday docked bofere an Igbosere Magistrates' Court in Lagos. Other accused were: Helen Ugwu (33), Chika Okoro (40), Roseline Jebba (43) and Sandra Akomake (58). They are standing trial on a charge of prostitution. Ugwu, Okoro, Jebba and Akomake pleaded…
25 Nov 2015
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the remand at the Ikoyi Prisons, a 34-year-old man, Eze Ajah, charged with drug peddling. The accused was charged by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on a charge of drug peddling. When the case was called, the accused was asked to enter the dock;…
25 Nov 2015
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the arrest and remand of Adeleye Oduniyi, ,who stood surety for Victor Banor, a dismissed police officer. Justice Okon Abang ordered that Oduniyi should be remanded in prison custody, in line with the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015. He adjourned the…
25 Nov 2015
The Police in Lagos on Wednesday killed five suspected armed robbers and arrested one with bullets wounds. Police sources told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ikeja that the suspects had engaged policemen from Elemoro Division, Ajah in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area in a shootout where they were killed. He said that five of…
25 Nov 2015
The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers Association (LPGRA), NUPENG Branch, on Wednesday expressed concern over the influx of sub-standard gas cylinders to the Nigerian market. The Secretary of the association, Mr Monday Nwatu, expressed the concern in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. He, therefore, spoke of the need…
25 Nov 2015
Three construction workers, who allegedly forged a land document and defrauded the owner of his property, were on Wednesday docked before an Igbosere Magistrates' Court, Lagos. The accused, Dosumu Musibau, 58; Edwin Emeka, 55; and Wasiu Ayedogbon, 48, are standing trial on a five-count charge bordering on fraud, forgery, conspiracy and burglary. The accused, all…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has sealed five companies over alleged non-remittance of N55.45 million personal income tax of workers. Mrs Ajibike Oshodi-Sholola, The Head of the Distrain Unit of the LIRS, Mrs Ajibike Oshodi-Sholola, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. Oshodi-Sholola,…
25 Nov 2015
The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation ( NTTF) has commenced open camp, ahead of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, scheduled to hold from Dec. 16 to Dec. 21 in India. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that six players have since commenced training at the Indoor Sports Hall at the National Stadium, Surulere. The players…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State University Students Union (LASUSU) has postponed till further notice its 2015 election earlier scheduled to hold on Nov. 26. Prof. Kabir Akinyemi, Dean, Students Affairs (SA) Unit, LASU, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. Akinyemi said the postponement was due to the tussle among the Executive, Judiciary,…
25 Nov 2015
Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Wednesday said that no fewer than 58,530 children of school age in six local government areas of the state were currently out of school. Abubakar spoke while declaring open the statewide ``Enrolment-Drive a of the state. He Campaigns’’ organised by the SUBEB, in Balma, Ningi Local Government Are…
25 Nov 2015
The Lagos State Ministry of Environment said on Wednesday that it had concluded work on a master plan for the provision of public toilets in parts of Lagos. Dr Babatunde Adejare, the Commissioner for Environment, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said the master plan was already…

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