Man Wrongfully Accused of Stealing Phone Killed By Mob, Body Thrown Into the Lagoon

In a grim case of jungle justice, Olamide Omolede, a 22-year-old man, was on Monday killed by hoodlums in Badore, Ajah, Lagos after he was wrongly accused of stealing a mobile phone. The incident occurred on Monday evening, the victim’s father said. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that following days of epileptic power supply in the community, Mr Omolede, who is also a tricycle rider, went to a nearby store to charge his handset for a fee. Afterwards, he left the store for his house. However, after some minutes, a woman whose…

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Gov. Seyi Makinde Talks Tough as He Forwards Anti-Corruption Bill to State Assembly

 Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Wednesday forwarded the Oyo State Anti-Corruption bill, 2019 to the State House of Assembly for legislative action, declaring that his decision to set up an anti-graft body is in fulfillment of his campaign promise. Governor Makinde, who formally presented a copy of the draft bill to his Special Adviser, Legislative Matters, Hon. Samuel Adejumobi,  for onward transmission to Oyo State House of Assembly, further restated his resolve to waive his immunity to appear before the anti-corruption agency if he is found wanting in…

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NSCDC –Promotion galore beckons a new sense of direction & patriotism

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Androi                The recent promotions of 39 senior officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) by the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) from the rank of Deputy Commandants to Commandants level including the promotion of other ranks and file has been applauded by well-meaning Nigerians as a good step in the right direction, as the promotion will enhance not only the staff morale but boost their loyalty to the nation and awakens their sense of purpose, patriotism, direction…

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