Medplus Latest Pharmaceutical Outlet Opens In Victoria Island

*Some customers of Medplus receiving free checks at the launch of the new outlet Medplus, one of Nigeria’s leading health and beauty retail company that is committed to helping Nigerians live and feel good, officially launched a new pharmaceutical outlet on Monday at the Abeni Plaza on Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island area of Lagos. The firm, which said it is on a mission to provide a holistic approach to healthcare among consumers said they will do so by caring for the mind, body, and spirit. The new outlet further promotes…

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Fire Wreaks Havoc At Apongbon Lagos Market

By Justina Njoku Reports reaching us from Lagos State has it that fire outbreak has gutted some sections of the popular Apongbon Market, at the Ebute Ero area of Lagos. The location is notorious for heavy human and vehicular traffic on a daily basis. Despite the efforts of Lagos State officials to organize the market, traders in the area usually display their wares on major roads and streets of Apongbon thus making it difficult for movement of human and vehicles. The fire, which was reported to have started at about 10:45hours…

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Nigerian Air Force Graduates 2,079 Recruits

A total of 2,079 successful recruits from the Basic Military Training Course 40/2019 of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who completed the course graduated on Saturday. The graduation is coming just as the NAF named some of the commissioned newly built and renovated projects after five of its personnel who paid the supreme price in the defence of the country. The NAF named the fallen heroes as Flight Lieutenant Pereowi Jacob; Corporal Komo MI; Air Craft Man (ACM) Atti AF; Air Craft Man (ACM) Ibrahim M and Air Craft Man…

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Post Brexit: Boris Johnson Initiates Cabinet Shake-up

*Mr Boris Johnson, the British PM The British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson on Thursday said he is reshuffling his cabinet and would only appoint a team he hopes would deliver his vision for Britain and British people beyond Brexit. The government reshuffle is not expected to be as explosive as could be expected, however. However, his senior adviser, Dominic Cummings’ has a well-publicised desire to see a radical reorganisation of government to fit Boris Johnson’s agenda. The UK officially left the European Union on Jan. 31, completing a three-and-a-half-year…

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Nigeria Customs Service Impounds N2.9billion Cash At Lagos Airport

DEVELOPING STORY: Information reaching us from our Correspondent in Lagos has it that the Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a whopping $8,061,000. The money translates to over N2.9billion when exchanged at prevailing rate of N360/$). NCS suspects that the currency belongs to high-profile traffickers. Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, where the seizure was disclosed, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), the Comptroller-General of Customs, said the currency was intercepted in a bus belonging to the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) bus…

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Another $321m Abacha Loot Expected As Nigeria Signs Agreement

There is this hilarious joke arising from a discussion by two friends, Abdulahi and Chukwuemeka at the beer drinking joint or pub. Abdulahi said, “The late General Sani Abacha, former Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is Nigeria’s biggest uncle even from the grave. Chukwuemeka who was bewildered responded; Abudulahi, how can you say that with all the atrocities Abacha committed while he ruled Nigeria? Abdulahi responded: “Look Chukwuemeka, let me tell you, even from the grave, General Sani Abacha sends…

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United States Of America Slams Nigeria, Others With Visa Ban

In Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States), I temporarily suspended entry of nationals of certain specified countries and ordered a worldwide review of whether the United States would need additional information from each foreign country to assess adequately whether nationals of that foreign country seeking to enter the United States pose a security or public-safety threat to the United States, and if so, what additional information was needed. The Secretary of Homeland Security, pursuant to Executive Order 13780…

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The Last Media Report On Kanu vs AMCON Case Was Malicious Reporting

*AMCON Managing Director/CEO, Ahmed Kuru —————————————————————————– The news report published on page 38 of New Telegraph newspaper of January 29, 2020, concerning the promoters of The Hardley Apartments and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) came across as a malicious misrepresentation of not just facts, but proceeding of the Federal High Court. The report was unfortunate because aside the fact that it fed the public with false news, it was sub-judicial and a brazen desperation by the writer to spread wrong information through a highly respected media establishment. Contrary to…

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“Whoever Kills In Cold Blood Shall Die In Cold Blood,” – Justice Halilu Tells Sanda

*Maryam Sanda (right) and her late husband, Bilyaminu when the going was good ————————————————————————————– …Sentences Her To Death By Hanging Mrs. Maryam Sanda was yesterday sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of her husband, Mr. Bilyaminu Bello by Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court. Justice Halilu handed down the maximum sentence after he found Sanda guilty of the murder charge filed against her by the federal government. On November 19, 2017, Sanda was alleged to have killed Bello, through multiple stabbing and was arraigned alongside three…

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LAGOS: Sanwo-Olu Bans Okada, Keke NAPEP On Lagos Major Roads, Bridges

Come February 1, 2020, which is few days away from today, the Lagos State Government’s ban on motorcycles commonly known as Okada and tricycles also known as Keke NAPEP or Keke Marwa will become operational. The ban, which was first banned by former Lagos State governor Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN now a minister is coming to tackle the menace of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in the state. Shortly Fashola handed over to the ousted governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Okada and tricycles crept back on Lagos roads. The incumbent Governor Mr Babajide…

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