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Tu Face now NSE ‘Good cause ambassador’

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday appointed International Award-Winning artist, Innocent Idibia’ popularly known as `Tuface or 2Baba` as its ‘Good Cause Ambassador’. Mr Oscar Onyema, NSE Chief Executive Officer said this at the unveiling of Tuface organised by the exchange in Lagos. “Following the appointment, Tuface would lend his voice

EFCC frozen bank accounts linked with Ambode

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, ordered the freezing of N9.9bn in four bank accounts linked with an aide of former governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. The EFCC said only N300 million remains in the accounts. The funds are domiciled in First City

Shiites’ leader, El-Zakzaky released

Leader of the Shiites Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has been released by the Department of State Services (DSS). El-Zakzaky was said to have been released on Monday after a Kaduna State High Court granted him bail to travel abroad for medical treatment. The Public Relations Officer of the DSS,

Presidency ignores Sowore’s detention, says revolution possible only via ballot box

In its first statement on the planned ‘revolution march’ tomorrow, the Nigerian presidency has ignored the detention of Omoyele Sowore, a former presidential candidate and prime mover of the march. Dubbing the organisers, “Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria” as faceless, it instead advised all those planning the protest

DSS Arrests Sowore

Operatives of the Department of State Services have arrested pro-democracy activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests, Omoyele Sowore. According to Sahara Reporters, Sowore was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday. Sowore posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25 am with an eyewitness confirming that his phone

Lagos declares zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs

Lagos State Government on Wednesday declared zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs/slaughter slabs, waste mismanagement and unhygienic handling of meat in the state. The declaration emanated from a joint stakeholders meeting between the State Ministries of the Environment, Agriculture and operators of abattoirs and slaughter slabs in Lagos State at

EFCC to fish out unqualified NYSC members

Following a request sent by the body of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to help it check activities of “unpatriotic Nigerians who sell their certificates to unqualified graduates to be able to undergo the youth service”, the acting chairman of the anti-corruption

Oyo to establish mobile courts for violators

The Oyo state Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Amidat Agboola, says the state government will soon set up mobile courts to prosecute residents that violate environmental sanitation laws in the state. She said this on Tuesday in Ibadan during an advocacy meeting organized for stakeholders on environment management. Agboola, who is also

Read Emeka Anyaoku’s message to Buhari

Sir Emeka Anyaoku, former secretary-general of Commonwealth, has joined calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to manage the nation’s diversity in a way that will give all components a sense of belonging and curb the pervading insecurity. Anyaoku who spoke at a book launch in Abuja, in honour of Dadi Onyeama, a