Fanta, Sprite controversy: Court dismisses NBC’s call for stay of execution

A Lagos High Court has dismissed an application filed before it by the Nigeria Bottling Company Plc, NBC, seeking the order of the court to stay execution of its judgement mandating an NBC warning on its products. In February, the court ruled that the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, should


Flooding: Lagos gives quit notice to owners of properties blocking drainage channels

In a bid to mitigate the incidence of flooding, the Lagos State Government on Sunday ordered owners of properties erected on drainage channels and impeding the free-flow of water to immediately vacate or risk being removed. The Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, expressed dismay that the


Police Arrest 5 Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists in Kano State

The Police in Kano State have arrested five suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Gayawa village of Ungoggo Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Rabi’u Yusuf, confirmed the arrest while briefing newsmen in Kano on Sunday. Yusuf said they were apprehended in the early hours of Sunday during