FGN announces change in int’l flight date

Just two days to the earlier date announced for resumption of International flights in Nigeria, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) today said the resumption of international flights has now been shifted to September 5. The earlier date had been August 29. The Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu,announced the shift in date during a Presidential Task Force COVID-19 briefing in Abuja. He said while airlines and airports were ready to operate, other non-aviation logistics prompted the one-week extension. “We have other non-aviation logistics we are still working on, mostly…

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Elder Ogunrinde carpets Prince Okafor over comments

Weeks after an interview granted this paper by Prince Aloysius Okafor ,Lagos East Asst. Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party and leader in Ajeromi/Ifelodun, ElderIsrael Ogunrinde the defacto Elders Council Chairman and leader of the 65 group before the party split into two has taken exception to some of the issues raised in the interview. He said the allegation that he has accepted the position of the deputy chairman of the Elders’ Council of the party is false because, he never discussed  that with anybody and before the party split…

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Breaking news:Women Supporters of Garuba switch loyalty

All the women supporting Hon Adeola Garuba,the serving Secretary to the government in Ifelodun Local Council Development Area under Ajidagba Campaign Organisation(ACO)numbering about 10 are presently at Dr. Ralph Adeleye Oyedun’s hospital to pledge loyalty to him. According to one of them that refused to give her name because she is not the group’s spokes person said,”Oga,all i can tell you is that we are politicians and we are supporters of Hon Garuba but we have decided to work for Dr Leye” She angrily walked away and said,” you better…

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Lolo Emelda Okoli, set to become Ajeromi Vice Chairman

Ugoeze Emelda Najiofor Okoli (Odibeze), the wife of Eze Guy Nwajioffor Okoli, the Eze udo 1 of Ajeromi-Ifelodun has declared her intention of running for the seat of Vice Chairperson of Ajeromi local government. The seat is presently being occupied by Hon Nkem Igwe. She made her intentions known at a special event she organized that had several Igbo traditional Chiefs and leaders from the area in attendance. Speaker after speaker lauded her for the interest as they advised her to be more committed to God if she wants to…

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Barr Tajudeen Amusa reacts over ACO primary

Barrister Tajudeen Amusa, the current Special Adviser to the Chairmanof Ifelodun Local Council Development Area reacts to the recently concluded primary of Ajidagba Campaign group. The election was organized to pick a worthy Chairmanship aspirant of the group who will likely represent them in a general congress that will determine who flies the party flag in an election that will decide who takes over from the incumbent Hon Fatai Ajidagba. Barr Amusa, who is also a former Chairman of Apapa Lawyer’s Forum, washeavily favored among the eight aspirants to emerge…

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BREAKING NEWS

Apex leadership of Ajidagba Campaign Organisation has chosen Dr Leye as the group’s aspirant over Ajidagba’s preferred aspirant,Bar. Tajudeen Amusa and the serving Secretary to the Council Alhaji Garuba. In a voting of the group that just ended minutes ago,Alhaji Garuba pulled 28 votes,Dr Leye 34,Bar Amusa 10,Hon Kabiru Lawal 4,Hon Duduyemi Adenijinyan 1,Alaba Kareem 1 and Pastor Oyelade 1. DETAILS LATER.

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LEYE sets to emerge ACO Chairmanship aspirant

Barring any change of plans on Saturday, August 15, the eight Chairmanship aspirants of the Ajidagba Campaign Organisation  (ACO)  will be reduced to three or  the group’s aspirant would be unveiled as all the 85 number of the Apex body would file out to vote for their choice, while the three will be reduced to One by the 20 member Chairman’ Advisory Committee (CAC). A source close to ACO leadership says Fatai Ajidagba has vouched neutrality and may not vote even as some has expressed fear that the process will…

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I do not need PDP anymore – HRH Dada Onijomo

His Royal Highness, Chief Dada Onijomo, the Jagomolu of Awodiora townand Sanusi of Abule Onijomo, a retired Naval Officer talks about his journeyinto politics and why he supported former House of Representativemember Hon Rita Orji in the 2015 election and why he would not have anything to do with PDP anymore. On your retirement from the Nigerian Navy, you went into other thingsincluding politics. Tell us about your journey into politics? After my retirement in November 2002, I was lucky that COJA 2003 came.I was part because I worked as…

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SpaceX further breakthroughs

Further breakthrough has been recorded following the successful testing of SpaceX efforts to build a rocket capable of ferrying up to 100 passengers(100 tons of Cargo) to the Moon and even Mars yesterday. The massive fuel,the Company’s sixth full scale testing prototype,lifted off the ground,with only one of the company’s next-generation Raptor rocket engines roaring below. An observer,Eric Berger happily applauds the feat in his twitter handle thus,”just so,we’re clear SpaceX built a Mars rocket out of rolls of steel,in tents,in South Texas,in weeks and the first time they flew…

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Four feared dead in a gas explosion

Not less than four people are feared dead, several others injured andmany amputated following a gas explosion accident at one ofthe Truck garages beside ATLAS company at Alafia bus stop in Ifelodun local Council Development Area. The incident was said to have occurred while some part of a truck wasbeing welded by a welder in the garage. The garage is on an unbuilt plot where trucks pack and so, the impact of the explosion according to an eye witnesses was said to have shook the foundation of buildings around, which…

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