Author Archives: Gideon O. Ajayi

AFRIMA Meets ECCAS, UNESCO In Gabon, Discusses Ways Of Stimulating Africa’s Creative Economy


As the All Africa Music Awards began its countdown to the 2022 main awards ceremony, Monday, with the call for submission of entries from artistes, the continental awards platform has restated its commitment to uplifting the African creative economy, using music as its tool. It made this known during a recent strategic stakeholder meeting, in Libreville, Gabon, with the President

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In Kigali, Buhari Reminds Nigerians About The Importance Of Peace, Tolerance


After visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari made a passionate appeal to Nigerians to be tolerant of one another and embrace peace. The President toured the permanent exhibitions at the Memorial and laid a wreath at the mass graves where more than 250,000 victims of the genocide were buried. He also paid tribute to

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Obasa Celebrates Sanwo-Olu At 57, Praises Gbajabiamila


The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as they both mark their birthdays. While Governor Sanwo-Olu celebrates his 57th birthday, Gbajabiamila is 60. In his congratulatory message to Sanwo-Olu signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Eromosele Ebhomele, Dr.

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LASTMA…NOT INVOLVED IN BUS BURNING INCIDENT; TELLS PEOPLE TO DESIST FROM HARMING ITS OFFICERS


Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has warned Nigerians to stop beating and injuring its officers even as the agency denied any involvement or complicity in the bus burning incident which happened yesterday. In a brief statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by theAssistant Director, Public Affairs of the agency said: ‘Attention

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GBAJABIAMILA AT 60: LSSTF ES/CEO, DR. ABDURRAZAQ BALOGUN PENS GLOWING TRIBUTE


The Executive Secretary/CEO of Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun has lauded the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as he turns 60 today. Praising the virtues of Nigeria’s no. 4 citizen, Dr. Balogun wrote: ‘I wish to use the occasion of your 60th birthday to celebrate you and salute your contributions

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THAT THEIR LABOUR MAY NOT BE IN VAIN: NSCDC PAYS BACKLOG OF OVER N200MILLION LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS TO DECEASED FAMILIES


‘The labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain’, says a line of the Nigerian National Anthem to underscore the importance of ensuring that what is due to deserving Nigerians is enjoyed by them or their families. This is what the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) did with the payment of over N200m to families of

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LAGOS PCRC LAYS FOUNDATION OF SECRETARIAT, OPENS OFFICE COMPLEX FOR ALAUSA POLICE DIVISION; JAJI, CP ALABI, OGUNSAN, OTHERS GRACE EVENT


By Oki Samson The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Lagos State led by Apostle Kehinde Showemimo has today laid the foundation for the first-ever secretariat owned by any state Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) in Nigeria. This is also as the body commissioned a new office complex project for the men and officers of the Alausa Police Divisional Headquarters

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Dingyadi Reiterates Govt’s Commitment to Advancing Technology-Based Policing


The Honourable Minister of Police Affairs, Dr. Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, has reiterated government’s renewed commitment to advancing technology-based policing in line with global best practices, and the need to deepen community policing and human intelligence in Nigeria. According to a statement signed by the Head, Press and Public Relations Bolaji O. Kazeem, and made available to the National Association of

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N25.7bn Fraud: Appeal Court Affirms Conviction Of Ex-Bank PHB MD, Atuche, Other


A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Thursday, June 23, 2022, upheld the conviction of a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche, as well as the bank’s former Chief Financial Officer, Ugo Anyanwu. Atuche and his co-convict, Anyanwu, had approached the appellate court to set aside their conviction by Justice Lateefa

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Rite Foods Ltd Expands Product Portfolio, Launches Sosa Fruit Drink


In its commitment to producing quality and refreshing products that appeal to consumers’ tastes, preferences and utmost satisfaction, Rite Foods Limited, Nigeria’s leading manufacturer of carbonated soft drinks, energy drinks, and sausages have expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a new range of refreshing fruit drink, Sosa Fruit Drink. Sosa Fruit Drink is available in five flavours –

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