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LAGOS State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials can arrest erring motorists and impound their vehicles, the agency’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chris Olakpe, clarified yesterday. Olakpe, a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), was reacting to reports that the officials did not have such powers. He spoke while receiving in his office, members of the […]

The Nigerian Navy (NN) yesterday handed over the nine suspects arrested on board a service boat, SEA ANGEL 3, four firearms, ammunition and other exhibits recovered to the International Police (INTERPOL). Three Greeks, an American and five Nigerians were on Sunday arrested on the boat during a joint naval operation between Nigerian and United States […]

LABOUR has won its battle for better pay for workers. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed the much-awaited National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill into Law. All workers, excluding those on the payroll of organisations with less than 25 workers, are to benefit from the new minimum wage regime, which took immediate effect. The bill, which approved […]

Justice Akintola Aluko of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has sacked Senator Sonni Ogbuoji (Ebonyi South) and ordered him to vacate the seat immediately. The court held that Ogbuoji, by defecting from the party on whose platform he was elected, flouted Section 68(1) (g) of the 1999 Constitution. The court also ordered […]

Antibacterial brand, Dettol, has announced Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello as its newest brand ambassador. The actress was unveiled during the launch of the “Clean Naija Initiative” at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja. The General Manager, RB West Africa, Mr. Dayanand Sriram, said: “At RB, we have made it our responsibility and purpose to help people live […]

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