Date
June 14, 2019

Governor Sanwo-Olu Increases LASTMA Officers Salary

Lagos state governor has announced a 100 percent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority officials (LASTMA). The announcement of the salary increase was made when Sanwo Olu visited the LASTMA headquarters at Oshodi, Lagos. He promised that the increase would commence from the end of July 2019 while also stating that LASTMA officials would be entitled to free health treatment. “From the end of next month, we are going to double your allowance, from the end of next month. If you are earning N5,000 allowance, we are going to double it for you. It is Lagos State tax payer’s money we are going to be giving [Read]

SPORT: Wow Frank Lampard Set To Become Chelsea New Manager

Former Chelsea midfielder, Frank Lampard, is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol. According to Solhekol, Maurizio Sarri’s exit will be announced within 24 hours. His departure will see Lampard appointed as the Blues’ first English manager in 23 years. “Chelsea have agreed deal with Juventus for Maurizio Sarri. They’ll receive more than £5m compensation. Deal will be announced in next 24 hours. “Expect Frank Lampard to become Chelsea’s first English manager in 23 years,” Solhekol tweeted. Lampard’s only managerial experience, has been with Derby County, where he has worked over year in the English Championship. [Read]

2019 UTME: Simi Reacts To New 160 Cut Off Mark

Few Days ago, JAMB officials revealed that they had approved 160 as cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The decision was made at a meeting held in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria. In a swift reaction, Nigerian singer, Simi faulted the current educational system being practiced in the country which she believes has killed off lots of talents. According to her, lots of talents are dying because the country has made many believe that one can only attain success if he or she follows a certain path. She tweeted: I feel like the current method of education is faulty. Ppl have different strengths – but we were raised [Read]

[PHOTOS] EFCC Burst FUNAAB Environment, Several Students Arrested

Info reaching us has it that NDLEA raided some hostels between 1am and 3am today at CAMP(Abeokuta) and some hostels around FUNAAB and went away with two buses filled with people they arrested through the night. Students are yet to get over the NDLEA raid before EFCC zoomed into a community in the same area and also filled buses with students they arrested. [Read]

Three People Narrowly Escape Tragic Death As Building Collapses In Lagos

According to a NewTelegraph report, three people yesterday narrowly escaped death following the collapse of a storeybuilding at Shangisha, Magodo area of Lagos. The building, which is located at Kayode Aluko Olokun Close, was under construction when it caved in with three people trapped. The building was said to have collapsed about 3p.m., while workers were working on the structure. It was learnt that operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and other emergency responders, who rushed to the scene, rescued the trapped victims. A police source disclosed that the three people trapped in the building were rescued and taken to hospital. Between January and June, the state has recorded [Read]

SHOCKING: Gorilla Swallows N6.8M In Kano Zoo

A gorilla has been accused of swallowing the N6.8 million in the Kano Zoological Gardens, according to BBC. A finance officer at Kano Zoological Gardens has claimed that a gorilla swallowed N6.8 million that went missing under their watch. The finance officer, according to radio station in the state, Freedom Radio, said the gorilla “sneaked into their office” and carted away the money before swallowing it. The money was generated from tourists who visited the zoo during the Eid celebrations. The managing director of the zoo, Umar Kobo, confirmed that the money is missing and that the issue is being investigated. “The issue is under investigations for now and I [Read]

BREAKING NEWS!! USA Place A Ban On Study Visa For Nigerians

Trump has ordered that the issuance of Study Visas to be paused indefinitely until further notice. As the Trump administration considers a new immigration measure to impose visa restrictions on countries whose citizens have a track record of overstaying beyond the validity of their short-term US visas. Presently the relationship between the government of the federal republic of Nigeria and the government of the United States of America [USA] may have triggered the Trump administration into issuing unofficial directive to the Homeland Security instructing for the stipulations for entry into the USA for student applicants for study visas to be ‘iced’ and placed on “paused” indefinitely until the immigration policies [Read]

SPORT: See What Eden Hazard Told Real Madrid Fans During His Official Unveiling

Eden Hazard has promised Real Madrid fans, that he is at the club to deliver trophies He spoke during his official presentation on Thursday evening. About 55,000 Real supporters flocked to the Bernabeu, to welcome Hazard following his £130m move from Chelsea. The Belgian completed his medical earlier in the day, before being presented as a Real Madrid player alongside president Florentino Perez. The Belgian’s address to the supporters was brief but he brought a cheer by stating “Hola a todos” – which translates as “Hi everyone”. Hazard continued: “I’ll speak French because my Spanish needs improvement. “I want to thank the president and my family. “I’m looking forward to [Read]

2019 UTME: University Of Ibadan Insists On 200 cut-off

The management of the University of Ibadan has announced that the cut-off mark for admission into the institution remains 200 for candidates who chose the Premier University in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The university announced this following a policy meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Gbogan in Osun state where JAMB declared 160 as the cut-off mark for 2019/2020 university admission. According to reports, some educationists have criticised the cut-off mark, saying it is ridiculously low. Some of the also argued that it is an indication of the falling standard of education, The Nation reports. On its part, the University of Ibadan has also frowned at [Read]