Newly appointed Ag. IGP, Alkali Baba Usman was at the Ministry of Police Affairs, shortly after his appointment, to strengthen existing relationship for proactive policing in Nigeria.
National leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu visits acting national leader of pan-Yoruba Socio-Cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo over the death of Yinka Odumakin.
The vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo said Buhari-led administration will continue at solving the challenges for and championing small business owners across the country. “I oversaw in Ebonyi State today, the continued efforts of the President Buhari-led administration at solving the challenges for, and championing small business owners across the country.
Wife of Kaduna State governor Hadiza El-Rufai on Monday visited her farm and joked in a social media post that her husband Nasir El-Rufai had warned he would not pay a ransom if she were kidnapped. “At my farm today. Anyone thinking of ** me should not bother. The man has already warned me that he will not pay any ******,” she tweeted, preferring to have the words ‘kidnapping’ and ‘ransom’ in asterisks. Kaduna State has been enmeshed in communal clashes, attacks on communities by bandits and more recently kidnapping of students for ransom. About 39 students abducted at the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State in early March have not been released.
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has met Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over security and other issues of interest to the state. Governor Fintiri was at the presidential villa to discuss security issues that have defied solutions with the Vice President. He however commended the Federal Government for prompt assistance to the state whenever the need arose, noting particularly the fight against insurgency and support with amenities. He urged the government to do more in stemming insurgency and other security challenges facing the nation. Governor Fintiri assured the Vice President of his commitment to change narratives of bad governance and underdevelopment. Vice President Osinbajo, visibly happy with the visit praised Governor Fintiri for supporting the armed forces ...
Teniola Apata, the very popular Nigerian singer, whose stage name is Teni paid a courtesy visit to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Aso Villa today. The singer took to her social media page to share some adorable photos from the visit. She went further to appreciate him for taking out his time for her despite his busy schedule and also for giving her encouraging and impactful words. Taking to her Instagram page to share the photos, she attached the caption: “Wondaland in Aso Rock “Thanks @profosinbajo for taking the time out of your busy schedule to meet with me and your encouraging & impactful words.”
Babajide Sanwo-Olu @jidesanwoolu Today, we concluded our 2-day tour of the Lekki FT Zone with a visit to the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant. With the level of economic activity along the axis, I am happy to announce that construction of the Magbon Alade Road leading into the LFTZ will begin in May.
The new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Tuesday, paid a courtesy call on Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House in Abuja. Dr Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala used the opportunity to thank the vice-president for his unalloyed support through the long and arduous process that saw her emergence as the first African and first female director-general of the global trade and settlement body in the over 26-year record of the organisation. The 66-year-old former finance minister and ex-World Bank Director is on her first working visit to Nigeria after she resumed office as WTO chief on 1st March 2021. Okonjo-Iweala had also met with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa on Monday to show her appreciation for the support she received from...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan arrives Government House, Owerri, Imo State. The former President will inaugurate a private hospital jointly built by Rev Fr. Kenny Dimka and American institute for health wellness in Africa.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has visited the homes of two farmers, Mr Toyin Akeju and Mr. Yusuf Onuche who were found dead on their farms with gunshot wounds suspected to have been fired by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Angry residents, comprising youths, women and the aged, chanted war songs, made bonfires and rained curses on the killers of the two farmers just as vehicular and commercial activities were affected for a greater part of Saturday while the protesters blocked major roads in the community. Yesterday, two of our farmers from Isaba Ekiti, Mr Toyin Akeju known locally as Jisoro and Mr Yusuf Onuche were found dead on the farms with wounds from gun shots suspected to have been fired by Bororo herdsmen. This, understandably, generated a lot of anger in the community. T...
Billionaire Femi Otedola on Saturday visited the oil refinery and petrochemical plant sites under construction in Lagos by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote. This was his second visit to the place he calls the Dangote Wonderland since February 7. Mr Otedola captioned a photo from the visit posted to Instagram: Today I visited the DANGOTE WONDERLAND. The $15 billion oil refinery will be one of the world’s biggest on completion. It is designed to process 650,000 barrels of crude daily. The complex will also house a fertilizer factory is estimated at $2.5 billion. Meanwhile, Dangote Group has suggested for inclusion in the Petroleum Industry Bill a provision that the licence to import petroleum products should be assigned only to companies with active refining licences. ...
The new Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Monday Bala Kuryas, has visited two spots in Mkpologwu, Aguata Local Government Area and Omogho in Orumba North, where gunmen attacked police patrol teams this morning. According to eye witnesses, the gunmen who drove in both a salon car and a Mercedes Benz 4Matic SUV, opened fire on the policemen who had been deployed on patrol in the two areas. The attackers also set a police patrol van on fire. There was no immediate motive for the attacks or the number of casualties involved as at the time of this report, but the Anambra State Police Commissioner has assured that the hoodlums would soon be captured.
The Governor of Borno state, prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has on Wednesday, visited two hospitals after Boko Haram fighters fired shots from Rocket Propelled Grenades, on which killed 10 residents and 47 injured in Maiduguri. The shots, on Tuesday night, came from Kaleri, an outskirts of Maiduguri, it was learnt, but grenades traveled to hit Gwange and Adam kolo communities, both densely populated areas in the inner city. Most of the deaths occurred in Gwange. One of the RPG shots, hit a children's play ground in Gwange, it was also gathered. Governor Zulum confirmed the attacks during his empathy visits to the State Specialist Hospital, and the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, both in Maiduguri. The governor was told that some of the victims had sustained various degrees...
Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has visited Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho at his residence on Thursday. Taking to his Twitter handle, Femi Fani Kayode shared photos of the visit with the caption; "I had a wonderful lunch and a very fruitful and productive meeting with my friend and brother Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) in his beautiful Ibadan home today. He is truly impressive and very passionate. May God be with him, his family and his entire household."
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has paid a visit to Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State where 27 students and 15 others were abducted by armed bandits. Governor Sani Bello consoled the family of the student that was killed during the invasion by the bandits while assuring the relatives of the kidnapped victims of their safe return as government is on top of the issue. "Our priority right away is to get the kidnapped students and 15 others, as well as the NSTA abducted victims unharmed", he said. He said kidnapping has become a daily occurrence in the state and called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts and employ a new strategy to checkmate the menace. According to him, payment of Ransome is not part of the state governmen...
Billionaire Femi Otedola has again visited the oil refinery and petrochemical plant sites under construction in Lagos by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote. Mr Otedola on Monday shared photos of his visit to the site on Instagram. He said: “Yesterday (Sunday) I visited the Dangote refinery and petrochemical project, what I personally call the DANGOTE WONDERLAND. Not been there in a year and now it’s almost completed! Kudos to my brother Aliko Dangote.” Otedola last visited the site in January 2020. The $15 billion oil refinery will be one of the world’s biggest on completion. It is designed to process 650,000 barrels of crude daily. The complex will also house a fertilizer factory is estimated at $2.5 billion. They will be powered by gas, which will be sent from the Nige...
Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode visited Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello at Kogi State government house on Sunday February 7. Sharing photos of himself and the governor, he wrote; "It was an honor to have spent quality time with my friend& brother Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi state last night. We had a frank, candid, fruitful& productive discussion about the way forward for our country. This is a clear case of politics without bitterness& of building bridges. "..This is a time that we as Nigerians must all come together as one to save our country."
The Senator-Elect, Lagos East, Distinguished @TokunboAbiru and Kosofe II Assembly-Elect, Hon. Femi Saheed were also received by the National Leader of @OfficialAPCNg, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu today along with other party leaders led by the Party Chairman, Hon. Babatunde Balogun.
Sen. Rochas Okorocha Visits Gov. Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State in company of Fmr Chief of Staff, Imo Govt House & Gov.Candidate, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, SLA to Sen. Okorocha, Barr Chief Steve Asimobi, others
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu meets with officials of the Lagos State Government over the fate of Abians in Lagos in the aftermath of the destructions that followed the # EndSARS nationwide protest. Photos shows the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu receiving Governor Ikpeazu at Lagos House Alausa, Ikeja.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday, visited his Lagos State counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to sympathise with him over the recent loss of lives and properties in Nigeria’s economic capital. Rampaging hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality to wreak havoc in Lagos last month. El-Rufai said Sanwo-Olu did all that needed to be done to prevent the demonstrations from degenerating to violence but those who thrive in violence infiltrated the protests to achieve their agenda. According to a statement by Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, the Kaduna State governor said he nearly shed tears seeing photos of burnt and looted sites in Lagos. The statement was titled, ‘El-Rufai: Youths Who Destroyed Public Assets In Lagos ...
The Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria on Wednesday commiserated with Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, over the destruction of his palace by hoodlums in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests. The delegation was led by the Vice President, Sheikh AbdurRasheed Adiyatullah. A statement by Oba Akiolu’s palace said: “Sheikh AbdurRasheed Adiyatullah led a delegation of SCSN who came to sympathise with the royal father over the recent destruction of his Iga-Iduganran Palace in Lagos.”
The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry on Restitution for victims of SARS Related Abused and other matters Friday visited the military hospital at Ikoyi, insisting on inspecting the mortuary. After about 30 minutes denial, soldiers were said to have granted them access to the area. A member of the panel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, said the panel has ‘confidential information’ that certain events took place in the hospital on October 20, 2020. His words “We are exercising our mandate on behalf of the governor of Lagos State under the tribunal of inquiry laws. “We have already inspected the Lekki toll gate today and we decided to pay an unscheduled visit to the mortuary of the Military Hospital because we have confidential information concerning certain events that took pla...
Fashion entrepreneur Tara Durotoye has visited her vandalised store in Lekki area of Lagos. The chief executive of House of Tara shared a video on Instagram on Monday from her visit to the store. “I got the courage to visit my vandalized store yesterday to see the extent of the damage,” she said. “The destruction to economic assets in this singular mall alone is disheartening.” Mrs Durotoye urged all whose stores were vandalised to find strength in God. Hoodlums had in the past week hijacked the #EndSARS protest and looted several stores in various parts of the country. https://www.instagram.com/p/CGzWEaSpBNR/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Waka singer Salawa Abeni on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the new Oniru of Iruland Oba AbdulWasiu Lawal. The 59-year-old ‘Beware Medley’ singer shared a picture of the Oniru and herself on her Instagram page saying, “A courtesy visit to the new Oniru. Oba Gbolahan Lawal.” MCI reports that Oba Lawal ascended the Oniru throne nearly a year after the passing of Oba Idowu Oniru on September 19, 2019. In June, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented the staff of office to Oba Lawal as the 15th Oniru of Iruland. He was coronated on September 6.
Pop star David Adeleke popularly known as Davido on Sunday paid a visit Akima Hotel in Oshodi area of Lagos The hotel is owned by Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo. Oluomo is the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos. In Instagram post on Saturday, the NURTW boss appreciated the ‘Fall’ singer for the visit. He wrote: David Adedeji Adeleke, who is better known as Davido and his team make a compliment visit to my hotel (AKIMA HOTEL, OSHODI). It was good to meet you, Your visit was a compliment to everyone around and Oshodi at large. Thank you so much for coming.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Sunday received his embattled Edo counterpart Godwin Obaseki at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. Details of the meeting were sketchy but there were speculations they might not be unconnected with the political future of Obaseki, who has been disqualified from contesting the primaries of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Edo.
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, paid a visit to Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, following his release from Kuje prison. The Enugu-West lawmaker met with the senator representing Abia North senatorial district, Kalu at Aso Villa residence on Sunday. The former Governor of Abia was released from Abuja correctional centre following order of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on June 02 ordering his immediate release. Justice Mohammed Liman, who ordered Kalu’s release, also quashed the 12-year jail term imposed on him last December 5 by Justice Mohammed Idris.
You will recall that the Nollywood screen diva Destiny Etiko announced the death of her father in the morning, today, so the Nollywood legend Pete Edochie paid her a condolence visit to console. The Actress thanks him for coming around, in her post, she wrote: “Thank you so much for everything you did for me today daddy....u came out just because of me @peteedochie u really showed me so much love and I will love u forever ❤️❤️❤️”
It appears children of Nigerian singers, Jamil Balogun and Imade Adeleke have found friendship in each other. Tiwa Savage’s son, Jam Jam visited his bestie, Imade yesterday as she turned 5. Sharon Ademefun, the sister to award-winning singer, David Adeleke took to her Instagram page to share photos from the private party and Jamil Balogun was part of the guest list she referred to as Imade’s bestie. Sharon also took Instagram to shower praises on Sophia Momodu as she celebrates her niece’s 5th birthday. The mother of three acknowledged her for a great job in taking care of her daughter Imade Adeleke, who is also the first daughter of Davido. You’re doing a great job – Davido’s sister, Sharon praises Sophia Momodu In her words; “Well done mom, Your a great job with Imad...
Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi paid a visit to his colleague, Babatunde Omidina alias Baba Suwe on Sunday to give him money and relief items. Fabiyi shared a video of himself and the comic actor cracking jokes and he wrote; ”At this time of pandemic, global health war, hunger and serious LOCKDOWN, essentials like checking up on ailing boss and older person like The King of Comedy Baba Suwe is efficacious. “The fact that the icon is yet to actively return to filming work, his health, the lockdown etc, my colleague Adekola Tijani @adekolatijani1 and I decided to check up on Baba Suwe, present some food relief, little cash and make some jokes to light up his spirit and mood. “Luckily, we are neighbours living in the same vicinity, hence the more important need to check on his we...
This afternoon, Gov. Seyi Makinde was at Dugbe-Alawo, Ibadan to access the degree of damage caused by the Inferno of Wednesday, April 15, 2020. He empathized with the people that were affected while describing the incidence as unfortunate and heartbreaking. The Governor said the incidence was least expected at a time when the state is battling with the social and economic impact of COVID-19. He however added that the state government would launch an emergency fund to address disasters and emergencies. He noted that he believe there is a need for the state to have a Disaster Management Fund, which would have given the state the opportunity to give palliatives to those affected immediately. He assured that the government will ensure its best to assist the people affected amidst th...
This afternoon, President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience Borno State Governor, Prof Zulum at the State House, Abuja. #AsoVillaToday
In his words In Baga-Sola, I visited soldiers injured this afternoon during the operations launched against the Boko Haram . They are proud to have accomplished a sacred mission in the service of their dear homeland.
In less than 9hours, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has visited the site of the Explosion that happened in Akure, the state capital for assessment. The Governor gave report of the event via his twitter handle after he was briefed by the security chiefs. In his tweets: "I have been briefed by the security chiefs that in the early hours of Saturday March 28th, a vehicle in a convoy transporting explosives to a storage facility in a neighbouring state developed a fault while in transit along the Akure Owo Road about 2km from the Akure Airport." "Security personnel and other individuals transporting the ordinances noticed smoke from the vehicle. After several attempts to extinguish the resulting fire failed, the vehicle and its consignment ignited causing ...
Today, I met with HE President @MBuhari to brief him on the unfortunate incident at Abule Ado. The core plan is to provide relief, rebuild the affected areas and avoid future occurrence.
H E @GovUmarGanduje last night paid a visit to the National Leader of the @APCNigeria, Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at his residence in Lagos.
Pictures of Nigerian world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua with the Akarigbo of Remo In Sagamu, Ogun State, Oba Babatunde Ajayi. See photos below
Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr Ebelechukwu Obiano has visited ailing Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu at a private ward in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, where he is currently admitted. The actor had in November last year gone down with partial paralysis; forcing him to solicit financial help from the public on social media. Dr. Mrs Obiano saw the video online and immediately asked that he be moved to the state-owned hospital for immediate treatment and counseling. The state government is responsible for his treatment and upkeep. Watch the viral video of the Nollywood actor after he was spotted begging on the streets
Turai Yaradua, Wife of the former President late Umaru Yar'adua visited Nigeria First Lady, Aisha Buhari in the Aso Rock Villa, ten years after she had to leave because of her husband's death. Yesterday, I received my sister, former First Lady, HE, Hajiya Turai Yar’adua at the State House with her daughter Mrs Zainab Dakingari and Mrs Abdulaziz Yar’adua . I was pleased to see Mrs. Yar’adua in high spirit, we rubbed minds on a number of issues that touches on issues of gender based violence, drug abuse and youth development in Nigeria. I also got to hear her experience and perspectives on these issues. I conducted Her round the area of what used to be her former office and while she reminisced her time in the state house, she also inspected the pictures of former First Ladies in...
The former Presidential candidate of the federal republic of Nigeria, Omoyele Sowore has today visited a primary school in Lagos State. According to him, he was not doing anything in the office and decided to spend time with the children in school. When leaving, he shared exercise books, pens and bade them farewell. See photos...
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, January 19, 2020 met with Prince of Wales, Prince Charles in Glasgow, Scotland. We gathered that President Buhari led a delegation to visit the Prince, who also doubles as Head of the Commonwealth. The President departed Abuja on Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding tomorrow, Monday 20. A statement sent to us by Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, had said the event would be hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. “The event is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads of international organisations to create new partnerships that will deliver more investments and jobs to the benefit of people and businesses in Africa...
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has said the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), lacks the power to declare the South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as illegal. Makinde said though the AGF may interpret and advise the President if there are legal issues, he is not empowered to make his own laws. He spoke in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, during his visit to a former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday. The governor was accompanied by his Special Adviser on Security Matters and former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni; the Chairman, Advisory Council, Senator Hosea Agboola; and former Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Chief Layiwola Olakojo, among other aides. Fielding questions...
2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the Chief of Defence Staff, armed forces Headquarters has organized a Project, tagged, ” Tribute To Our Troops, The Unsung Heroes Concert” at the Theater Command Headquarters of Operation Lafiyà Dole, Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri Saturday. Vector Tha Viper whom father was a man of Nigerian army has yesterday, 11th January, 2020 visited the men of the Nigerian army alongside Teni, Daddy Showkey, Ay, Harrysong, Kaduna own artiste Brain Box and host of others entertainers at the military base in Maiduguri Borno state to celebrate with them. See his post below and watch video View this post on Instagram My little service to men of great service and bravery. Na people ...
Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage and controversial rapper, Naira Marley are cooking a collaborative project with music producer, Rexxie. They were all pictured together during their studio recording session late into the night. Tiwa Savage shared the photo on Instagram last night with no caption, leaving fans to create topics out of the photo. See photo below:
National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday has cautioned against the haste in debating which zone of the country should produce the next president now. Tinubu, who spoke with State House Correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said such would affect the pace of governance by President Mohammadu Buhari’s government. He cautioned that discussing 2023 presidency would distract the government from providing people-oriented services such as roads, and other development agenda of the administration.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, visited his homestead at Ibogun Olaogun village near Ifo, Ogun State to harvest his yam farm plantation. Pictures here captured some scene during the harvest.
Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko, a Delta state born Politician, International lawyer, philanthropic pathfinder, billionaire business mogul and President of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation, Africa's leading Humanitarian Agency has gracefully added another year to his age of awesome impact, especially in areas of improving the value of human existence and survival. Plus-sized singer, Teni Apata paid a courtesy visit to Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels as he turned 59th yesterday at his residence in Abuja. Source
Honorable Minister of Information & Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed takes a tour of the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in Oshogbo. The grove is a UNESCO enlisted World Heritage site regarded as the abode of the goddess of fertility Osun. Alh. Lai Mohammed and entourage visits the house where Late Susanne Wenger (Àdùnní Olórìsà) lived in Oshogbo from 1958 until her death in 2008. She was an Austrian-Nigerian artist who promoted Yoruba culture especially the Osun-Oshogbo festival.