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Fayose Borrowed N56bn In Three Years – DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has come out with the debt profile of Ekiti State within the three years of Governor Ayo Fayose in power. According to DMO, Fayose has borrowed a total sum of N56 billion since coming to power on October 16, 2014. In its latest bulletin released at the weekend, the DMO disclosed that the Fayose administration ... Read More »

LASTMA arrests Five Officials Over Extortion 

…20 Dismissed For Misconduct The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested five of its traffic officials for extorting motorists last week at various parts of the State. The traffic officials are Bamidele Sheu, a level seven traffic officer aged 48 and resident of 68, Oke Popo Street, Lagos Island; Ope Adisa, aged 32 and level 5 traffic officer ... Read More »

$1b to fight Boko Karam: Governors Forum tackles Fayose

Nigeria Governors’ Forum Chairman AbdulAzeez Yari yesterday ruled Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, was out of order over his claim that the $1b recently approved for the fight against Boko Haram is a ruse. The governors, at a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday, gave the federal government the green light to withdraw the money from the ... Read More »

Everyone jubilated day I had an erection on sickbed –Yinka Ayefele

Everyone knows Yinka Ayefele became famous after he survived an accident that almost ended his life on December 12, 1997. What most people don’t know is that doctors had concluded that he would never be able to perform sexually again. Celebrating 20 years after the nightmarish accident, Ayefele told Sunday Scoopthat on the day he first had an erection while he was ... Read More »

Tinubu, Ajimobi, welcome Akala, Folarin, others to APC on Oyo governor’s 68th birthday

One of the National Leaders  of  All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, two other governors and other chieftains  of the party on Saturday formally received  the immediate past  governor of the  State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, former Senate leader, Senator  Teslim Folarin and other top politicians  to the APC. Alao-Akala’s deputy while in office, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, the ... Read More »

Obasanjo calls for unity among Yorubas

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for unity among Yorubas, especially among the Owu people. Obasanjo, the Balogun of Owu Kingdom, made the call on Saturday in Ibadan during the 26th National Convention of Royal Union of Owu People (RUOP). The former president said that the purpose of establishing RUOP was to foster unity and assist the less privileged among Owu people and ... Read More »

Mrs Akeredolu Challenges Nigerian Engineers On Quality Delivery

Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu was a special guest at the 6th Fellowship Conferment Lecture and Ceremony of the Nigerian Society of Engineers NSE held at Banquet hall, NAF Conference Center and Suites, Kado District, Abuja with the theme “Nigerian Content Oil and Gas Act: Extending the act to cover other Sectors of the Economy. Speaking to ... Read More »

Tambuwal congratulates Buhari at 75

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 75th birthday anniversary which falls on Sunday. In a message by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, the governor said Buhari had paid his dues in the Nigerian polity, and prayed to God to continue to bless the life of the president. “Attaining 75 years in ... Read More »

Fayose’s aide advises Ekiti indigenes to protect projects in their communities against vandalism

) The Chairman of the Ekiti State Implementation Committee on Millenium Development Goals, (MDGs), Chief Dipo Anisulowo on Saturday advised the citizens of the state to support the state government by initiating community-based projects in their domains.   Anisulowo also  the Chief of Staff, (COS) to Gov. Ayodele Fayose of  Ekiti said such support and partnership had become necessary as the  government ... Read More »

Robbery case: Burna boy submits self to Lagos Police

…Detained, To Be Charged To Court Monday Nigerian dancehall star, Damini Ogulu popularly known as ‘Burna Boy’ on Friday submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command to state his side of the story over allegations of his involvement in a robbery attack on a fellow artiste, Mr. 2kay. He was subsequently arrested, interrogated and detained and is expected to be charged to ... Read More »