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Lagos Assembly names Desmond Elliott, Lai Mohammed's son, others chairpersons of House committees

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday, announced the chairpersons of the reconstituted committees of the House. At a sitting where the amend... Read More


Why we need to reopen Lekki Tollgate - LCC

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) said the company needs to reopen the Lekki Tollgate to be able to retain its staff and pay pending debts. Yomi Omomuwasan, the LCC manager, said... Read More


REVEALED: How Nigerian senator Stella Oduah, Chinese firm, CCECC, others laundered N5billion in five months - EFCC

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has indicted a senator, Stella Oduah, and the Nigerian subsidiary of Chinese construction giant, CCECC, in alleged fraudulent ca... Read More


Jakande: Farewell to the Architect of Modern Lagos, By Wale Adebanwi

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, the first executive governor of Lagos State (1979-1983) who died on Thursday, February 11 at 91, was a rare combination of administrative genius in pu... Read More


Final year student commits suicide over 'cheating girlfriend'

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- A final year student of the Federal University, Dutse (FUD), Jigawa State has committed suicide after accusing his girlfriend of cheating on him on Valentine's Day. The university... Read More


PROFILE: Obinwanne Okeke, who promised to make teacher-mum proud, awaits sentence for fraud in U.S. today

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- In a BBC News Africa interview in 2018, Obinwanne Okeke, said his mother's struggles and his promise to make her proud motivated his exploits in business. "My mum was a teacher, I... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: U.S. govt asks court to make Obinwanne Okeke 'scapegoat' as sentencing holds today

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The United States government has asked the federal trial court in Virginia to impose a stiff sentence on Obiwanne Okeke, to serve as a deterrent to other Individuals with criminal ... Read More


4 UCL matches to watch midweek

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Barcelona v PSG @Nou Camp @9pm on Feb.16 The match-up between Barcelona and PSG in 2017 is one collectors' memory item. After a Valentines' Day massacre in Paris, Neymar instigate... Read More


Nigeria's daily COVID-19 cases reduce again

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- Nigeria on Monday recorded its lowest daily COVID-19 infections since the beginning of the second wave in December 2020 with 574 new cases. This occurred as the daily figures from ... Read More


REVEALED: How Stella Oduah, CCECC, others laundered N5 billion - EFCC

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has indicted a senator, Stella Oduah, and the Nigerian subsidiary of Chinese construction giant, CCECC, in alleged fraudulent ca... Read More