Lagos Issues 313 Legal Advice In Three Months

Lagos Issues 313 Legal Advice In Three Months

The Lagos State Government issued a total of 313 Legal Advice through the office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) out of a total of 320 police duplicate files received in the last three months, a quarterly report of Lagos Criminal Information System (LCIS) has revealed. The LCIS, which serves as the databank of all prison inmates in the State and administered through the office of the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice,…

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Saraki: Laws Key to Winning Fight Against Crime, Terrorism in Africa

Saraki: Laws Key to Winning Fight Against Crime, Terrorism in Africa

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, underscored the importance of appropriate legislation in winning the war against crime and terrorism in the African Continent. Saraki made this assertion in his speech at the opening session of the 73rd Executive Committee Session and the 41st Conference of the African Parliamentary Union (APU), in Abuja, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu. He insisted that African legislators need to…

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Virement Request: Senate Acted in Alignment with Executive

Virement Request: Senate Acted in Alignment with Executive

Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, has explained that the Senate’s decision to rescind and revise the methods of funding of the supplementary budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for the conduct of the 2019 general elections, was done in good faith, after due consultation with the Executive. Senator Ibrahim, in a statement on Friday, said that on Tuesday, October 16th, the Senate…

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Okunland lauds Globacom for powering Kabba Day

Okunland lauds Globacom for powering Kabba Day

Encomiums have been showered on the grandmasters of data, Globacom, for sponsoring the 2018 Kabba Day Festival in continuation of its Heritage Series which provides robust support for unique festivals in Nigeria. The Chairman of the Kabba Day Festival 2018 Central Planning Committee, Hon. Raffael Okomoda, who heaped praises on Globacom said the fact that the company identified with the cultural heritage of Okun Land would remain evergreen in the memories of the people. Hon….

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Sanwo-Olu Charges NMA On Better Healthcare Delivery In Lagos

Sanwo-Olu Charges NMA On Better Healthcare Delivery In Lagos

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged the Nigerian Medical Association and its members to improve healthcare delivery in Lagos through dedication to duty and professionalism. Mr Sanwo-Olu made the charge in Lagos when the Nigerian Medical Association and affiliated medical professionals groups paid a courtesy call on him at his Campaign Office in Ikoyi led by the Chairman, Dr. Saliu Oseni. The APC gubernatorial candidate assured the association…

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Nigeria, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda Pledge Parliamentary Cooperation

Nigeria, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda Pledge Parliamentary Cooperation

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the Guinea Bissau’s Parliament and President of the African Parliamentary Union, Cipriano Cassama and the Speaker of the Rwandan Parliament, Rt. Hon. Bernard Makuza, have pledged to work together to advance the fortunes of their individual parliaments. This assertion was made when Cassama and Makuza – who are in Nigeria to attend the 73rd Session of Executive Committee and 41st Conference of Speakers of the…

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Drunken Policeman Dismissed

Drunken Policeman Dismissed

Inspector Kadima Useni, attached to Police Mobile Force, Squadron 22 Base, Ikeja was on Wednesday dismissed by the police for getting drunk on duty. According to a statement released by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the dismissed policeman was apprehended following a viral video which showed the policeman drunk at Dopemu area of Lagos. “The attention of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM mni, has been…

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Education Will End Early Marriages – Aisha Buhari

Education Will End Early Marriages – Aisha Buhari

Education has been identified as a solution to the problem of early marriages in Africa. This position was made known by wife of the President of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari while receiving female delegates of the Africa Parliamentary Union, at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday 7th November 2018. Mrs. Buhari said girls need a healthy and safe transition to adulthood as well as a certain level of maturity and understanding in order…

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South Africa To Hold Elections In May 2019

South Africa To Hold Elections In May 2019

South Africans will head to polls in May 2019, officials said Wednesday, with President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling ANC party seeking to reverse growing voter discontent over the weak economy. The ANC, which has held power since the end of apartheid in 1994, recorded its worst electoral performance in local polls in 2016 before it replaced scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma with Ramaphosa earlier this year. The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) and radical Economic Freedom…

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