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Court Grants Ex-Oyo Gov Akala N500m Bail

Court Grants Ex-Oyo Gov Akala N500m Bail
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State today admitted former governor of Oyo State Otunba Adebayo Alao- Akala, and two of his associates, Senator Hosea Agboola, a former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Mr.Femi Babalola, a contractor to bail on stringent conditions.Read more @

Local Government Elections: Lagos ACN in Desperate Moves
As the October 22 date for the Local Government election in Lagos State draws closer, the Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN) has begun desperate moves to reconcile aggrieved members of the party, some of whom had earlier vowed to work against it during the exercise.Read more @

Nollywood Actor,Baba Suwe Arrested With Cocaine At Lagos Airport can authoritatively report that a popular Yoruba actor who resides at the Ikorodu area of Lagos state, Babatunde Ayinla Nurudeen Olasunkanmi Omidina, alias Baba Suwe, was last night arrested by officials of Nigeria's National Drug LawEnforcement Agency (NDLEA), for carrying substances which has been tested positive for cocaine.Read more @

LG's Joint Accounts: FCT Stole N82m In 5 Months -ICPC
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has revealed to that the Federal Capital Territory Administration has Stolen N82 million in five months from the illegal joint account of the six area councils.Read more @

Keynote Address By Goodluck Jonathan @ The Retreat With The Private Sector
1.It is with great pleasure that I welcome all our guests to this retreat.
2.As a mark of its importance, this Retreat brings together key functionaries of this Administration and leaders of industry to brainstorm and strategise on the most critical issues underpinning our development as a nation.Read more @

“Let The Rule Of Law Prevail” - Gbenga Daniel’s Lawyer Tells EFCC
Following the arraignment of former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the High Court sitting in Abeokuta over alleged fraud, Counsel to the ex-governor, Yemi Oke has issued.Read more @

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