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Injured Taskforce Official Receives Cash Gift From Lagos Govt

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has presented a cash compensation of N500, 000 to Dunca Daniel, a paramilitary officer attached to the Lagos State Taskforce, who was injured in a fracas at Gbagada dumpsite last week Friday. Presenting the cash to the victim on behalf of the governor, chairman, Lagos

Fear Grips Nigerians Over Rise In Hot Weather

Nigerians have expressed concern over the recent rise in weather temperature across the country resulting to a spate of heat wave. Health experts across the country have attributed the noticeable increase of cases of fatigue, headache, rashes and dehydration among the citizens to heat wave. According to the findings of a recent

Anti-Death Penalty Groups Celebrate No Execution In 2015

Anti-death penalty activists in Nigeria are celebrating one year without any executions and hope it marks a step closer to actualising their campaign for the total abolition of the death penalty from the country’s law. Under the extant Laws of the Federation, certain categories of crime are punishable by death. However,

PACCB Plans To Return FESTAC In 2017, 40 Years After

The Pan-African Cultural Congress Bureau (PACCB) said that it was planning to hold another World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, popularly called FESTAC, in 2017. This was disclosed by its president and also Director General, Centre For Black And African Arts And Civilization (CBAAC), Dr Ferdinand Anikwe in

Ogun Provides Online Access To Drum Festival

The Ogun State government has provided an online access to the first edition of the Nigerian Drum Festival coming up soon. As part of preparations for the festival that will held in Abeokuta from April 19 to 22, the State government said an online television website had been launched. It would allow

Braithwaite’s Death, A Great Loss – Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has described as “a great loss,” the death of Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, foremost lawyer, Political activist and founder of the Nigerian Advance Party, NAP. Dr. Braithwaite died in Lagos on Monday, March 28, 2016, aged 82. Reacting to news of the death of the foremost lawyer

‘Rain Maker’ Drums Up Support For Buhari

Majek Fashek, a veteran musician, on Sunday night, urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari "in his efforts to strengthen and rebuild the country.'' The ‘Send Down the Rain’’ crooner made the call during his performance at the “AY Live’’ comedy show held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. Majek

Edo 2016: NGO, USIP Partner Edo Police On Security

Worried by the spate of insecurity and elections violence in the country, a Non Governmental Organisation, Light Africa in partnership with United State Institute of Peace (USIP) has commenced training of no fewer than 30 police officers in Edo state ahead of the gubernatorial election scheduled for November 10. The three