Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and the wife of the Vice-President, Dolapo Osinbajo, on Tuesday, January 30, led friends, family members and colleagues to pay their last respects to Deji Tinubu.
The police in Anambra state on Tuesday, January 30, arrested two suspects, Friday Edet and Ezekiel Ubon who allegedly used kidnapped children for alms begging in Onitsha. The suspects were reportedly from Akwa Ibom state.
A uniformed officer escaped getting lynched by angry residents of Lagos on Monday morning after he angrily slapped a pregnant woman who allegedly insulted him. The woman fainted and it took the help of passersby to revive her.
Lately, the newspaper business in the country has suffered a major decline in readership as a result of the emergence of new media technologies and other factors. Which in turn has led to low patronage of newspaper.
Dahiru Musdapher, former chief Justice of Nigeria, has been reported dead. Musdapher died in the early hours of Tuesday, January 23, at 75 years of age. According to report, the cause of his death was not clear.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday, January 21, said that it had released 250 trucks of petrol to Lagos metropolis for effective dispensing at filling stations to forestall any scarcity.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday, January 16, told a Federal High Court in Lagos that a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, was evading appearance.
The national chairman of the newly registered National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, says her party would change the face of politics in Nigeria using digital technology including the impact of age on elections.
A gas explosion rocked the Second Coming Gas Plant located on Magodo road, Lagos state, in the early hour of Monday, January 15. The fire has reportedly spread to building beside the plant and several people are injured.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Lagos Command, on Friday, January 5, 2018, has arraigned one Mrs Nkechinyere Nwajagu, a banker, for maltreating an 11-year-old housemaid by locking her up in a poorly ventilated apartment.
Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, the oil tycoon accused of being a kinpin of the dreaded cult, Badoo, has denied the accusation and accused the Lagos state police command and Commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, of high-handedness.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has made an appearance in a fresh video which was released on January 2, 2018 and claimed responsibility for attacks on Maiduguri, Damboa and Gamboru during the festive season.
Ambode said that while the outgoing year witnessed a massive leap in terms of infrastructural development in the state, some of the reforms in key sectors of the economy would take full flight from the beginning of 2018.
Some photos have emerged of Nigerians queuing to buy fuel with their generators in Ikorodu, Lagos state. The pictures were shared by a Facebook user named Yousouph Ahmed who asked how people were coping with the scarcity.
The Lagos state Special Taskforce has started the removal of gates of estates and streets that have failed to comply with the state’s street-gate policy.The policy directs that all roads must be open between 5am and midnight.
The state said the peak in entertainment activities and the huge influx of people from neighboring states and the diaspora on holiday visits impacted positively on its economy at a time of corporate sponsorship of the sector.
Senator Bukola Saraki has visited the injured son of President Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf, at the Cedarcrest Hospital in Abuja. Saraki was among other top government officials who visited the president’s son on Thursday.
The condition of mentally-challenged Nigerian man based in London, United Kingdom, who identified himself as Chuks Samson from Ogidi town in Anambra state, might have deteriorated shortly after he arrived Nigeria on December 5.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, lamented the current fuel scarcity in the country while blaming bad leadership for the unfortunate situation.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday set up a seven-man committee to scrutinise Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s N1.046 trillion budget proposal for 2018.
Nigeria;'s president, Muhammadu Buhari is currently being honoured by family, friends and associates at the Presidential Villa, as he clockes 75 years old.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, December 12, extolled the contributions of all religious groups and leaders in Lagos towards the advancement of the state.