According to Vanguard ….Popular Fuji musician, Alhaji Abass Akande, popularly known as Obesere, has been arrested by the Police in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 29-year-old business woman, Miss Olanike Olaiya in his Okota residence, Lagos.
The victim, who took the matter to the Police, also narrated her ordeal in the hands of the musician whose shows generally fascinate society women.
According to Olaiya, a National Diploma graduate of business administration from Ibadan Polytechnic…. Continue reading →
Known for its revolutionizing policies, which are later adopted by other states, the Lagos State Government has disclosed that butchers at its abattoirs and meat markets will start wearing uniform.
The move, according to the state government, was aimed at curbing unwholesome meat supply to residents of the state.
According to official figures, over 3,000 cattle are slaughtered per day in various abattoirs scattered across the state.
But in its bid to regulate what goes on in the slaughter houses as well as improve hygiene, the state Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, said government was going to modernise the Lagos abattoirs to be at par with what is obtainable in Kenya and Botswana – both countries have been renowned for operating hygienic and modern abattoirs for a long time. Continue reading →
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed an application seeking to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to investigate former Lagos State Gov., Chief Bola Tinubu, for alleged certificate forgery.
Justice Saliu Saidu dismissed the application, filed by one Dr Dominic Adegbola, seeking to reopen the suit initially instituted by late Chief Gani Fawehinmi in 1999.
Adegbola had sought for an order compelling the IGP to commence investigation into the alleged certificate forgery case.
Dismissing the application, the judge held that by Order 34, Rule 4 of the Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules, the applicant failed to satisfy the mandatory requirements of the law. Continue reading →