A federal high court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences. John Tsoho, a judge, held that the commission could not turn itself into a court of law by punishing those who commit traffic offences. Tope Alabi,...
A petrol-laden tanker fell in the wee hours of Friday around Toll gate, Ota axis of Lagos-Abeokuta highway, while approaching Shoprite Store, killing yet to be identified number of people. The tanker, SPY NIGERIA learnt, went up in flames immediately, destroying lives, vehicles, and properties. Confirming the incident, the Ogun State...
The Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki has faulted the proposed introduction of a bill to tackle hate speeches and other social media related contents, considered antagonistic to the polity. Saraki, who reacted to the proposed bill sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi, after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting...
According to Information coming in from Abuja,The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Court 12 sitting at Bwari has dismissed the Rape case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA and ordered Busola to pay him One Million Naira for damages/defamation of Character....... Details soon.
An illegal hospital that has been operated by a Ghanaian for 23 years has been discovered by the police in Mafoluku area of Lagos State. The hospital operator identified as Hayfore Adu – Peprah, reportedly came into Nigeria as a nursing tutor in 1982 before establishing the illegal facility in...
Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, sponsor of the bill seeking death penalty for hate speech offenders, was once humiliated in his constituency for alleged non-performance. Abdullahi, on November 3, 2017, was reportedly humiliated by his constituents in Kontagora, Niger North senatorial district, when he visited the constituency to acquaint himself with...
A Bill to Establish a Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches on Tuesday bounced back in the Senate. The Bill titled, “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Est, etc) Bill, 2019(SB.154) and sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, All Progressives...
The Governor of Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has revealed that he sold bread for the first 13 years of his life by the gate of Adeoyo state hospital in Ibadan before becoming the Governor of Oyo State. He made the revelation at the 80th thanksgiving service of his mother...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in clear terms the decision by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to expel two corps members over their refusal to wear trousers or shorts for religious reasons. The CAN leadership in a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Assistant on...
They claim to be the ‘Lords of the Manor’.  Their territory is well defined and jealously guarded. Their operational stratagem is well articulated and strategically carried out without recourse to any other authority. They hold sway unabashedly in and around Satellite town, a suburb of the city of excellence, Lagos...