Nigerians remain stranded as petrol scarcity persist

Queues lengthened yesterday at petrol stations in some parts of Lagos State as motorists battled to fill their vehicle tanks. Many residents, especially pupils, their parents, workers, and traders were caught in the web with fewer commercial buses on the roads. Many bus stops were filled with hundreds of stranded passengers while roads hosting some […]

FAAN reopens Lagos airport runway after Dana Air incident

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has announced the reopening of Runway 18L/36R at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, following a temporary closure caused by a Dana Air plane skidding off the runway on Tuesday This was disclosed in a press release signed by the Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, FAAN, Obiageli Orah, […]

No special treatment for Bobrisky in jail – NCS officials

Controversial crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, aka Bobrisky, who was handed a six-month prison sentence over naira abuse, currently shares the same cell with male inmates at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre. Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos, while sentencing the convict, on Friday, April 12, 2024, said the judgment would be a deterrent […]

BREAKING: Bobrisky sentenced to six months in prison

The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced cross-dresser Idris Okuneye, Aka Bobrisky, to six months in jail with no option of fine. The judgement was handed down on Friday April 12. Before the sentence, the judge asked about his sex, and he quickly replied that he is a man. The controversial cross-dresser pleaded guilty […]

Eid-el-Fitri: Tragedies that hit day of celebration

Lagos, Ogun, Kogi and Anambra states were hit by tragedies yesterday as Muslims observed two-rakat Eid-el-Fitri prayers marking the completion of 30 days of Ramadan fasting. Three persons, including a first class monarch, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, died in Lagos; three in Ogun and one in Kogi. The fate of four Nollywood filmmakers involved in a […]

Court convicts Bobrisky for abusing naira

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted popular Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye also called “Bobrisky” of Naira abuse. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Bobrisky with six counts of abuse and money laundering. The court convicted the defendant following his guilty plea. The court however reserved sentence […]

Navy exposes 400,000 capacity diesel bunker hidden in Lekki home 

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT have uncovered an Automated Gas Oil (AGO) a 400,000-litre capacity bunker at a private residence in the Lekki area of Lagos. The discovery followed intelligence received by the Base that a gas tanker was seen loading at Elegushi Beach. Handing over the suspects and recovered products to […]

Idumota fire: NEMA cautions traders on safety

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised traders at Dosumu Market, Idumota, Lagos, to reinforce the security architecture of the market to ensure safety of their lives and property. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos Territorial Coordinator, NEMA, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen at the scene of the fire incident on Wednesday in […]

Court declines to dismiss case against MTN, others

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that HEDA Resources Centre has a right to institute the case against ATC Nigeria Wireless Infrastructure Limited and MTN Nigeria. It is over the construction of 2,500 base transceiver stations across Nigeria for MTN’s operations within proximity to the base trans-receiver stations that belong to IHS Towers […]

Emefiele moves out of CBN Gov’s quarters in Lagos

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele is moving out of the apex bank Governors’ quarters in Lagos. Reporters can reliably report Emefiele was accompanied to the quarters by a team led by the CBN Special Investigator, Jim Obazee. The former CBN’s helsman is moving his personal effects from the building located on Glover Road, […]