Oba Of Lagos: Embrace new cost reflective electricity tarrif, monarch urges Nigerians

According to Oba of Lagos, the distribution companies (DISCOs) should be allowed to charge what is good for them. The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has advised Nigerians to embrace the new cost reflective tariff for effective and regular electricity supply. Akiolu gave the advice on Thursday night at an appreciation party and book presentation held in honour of Mr Oladele Amoda, the Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution...

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Abiola Ajimobi: Gov commiserates with Olubadan over wife’s death

Ajimobi described the demise of the monarch’s wife as unfortunate and disheartening, saying he received the sad news with shock and disbelief. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has commiserated with the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on the death of his senior wife, Olori Kudirat Adetunji. The governor said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Yomi Layinka, and made available...

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Insecurity: Senate postpones deliberation on FG’s plan to withdraw $1bn

The action followed an observation by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu on the floor of the senate on the matter. The Senate on Thursday, postponed deliberation on the proposed withdrawal of one billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) by the Federal Government, to fight insurgency and other security concerns across the country. The action followed an observation by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike...

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In Abuja: Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas Concert

The event, which took place at the State House Conference Centre, was onganised by the Presidency to honour God for the gift of Christ.. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja. The event, which took place at the State House Conference Centre, was...

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Aregbesola: Court says Governor's State of Osun is illegal

The judge said that since the creation of the state in 1991, previous governments used the constitutionally envisaged name of Osun State. An  Osun State High Court  sitting in Ilesa  has  declared  that the change of  name to  “State of  Osun” by Gov. Rauf Aregbesola  is illegal, null and void. Delivering  the judgment  on Thursday, Justice Yinka Afolabi  ruled that the law and its makers  were unknown to the 1999 Constitution....

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