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November 19, 2017 5:54 PM Anambra Guber: Ekweremadu congratulates Obiano, residents on peaceful poll

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated Chief Willie Obiano on his victory at the 2017 Anambra governorship election. He also commended the people of Anambra, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies and other stakeholders for the peaceful conduct of the election. Reacting to the conduct and outcome 17

November 16, 2017 3:54 PM Lagos bans okada, keke from 520 roads, areas [Full list]

Lagos State Government has released hundreds of routes where motorcycles and tricycles ​(aka Okada and Keke) ​are banned​. ​Briefing Government House ​c​correspondent​,​ ​Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal ​assured that the Task Force would ensure that ​Apapa roads were not totally locked down, and also prevent criminal​s from taking advantage of the gridlock 28

November 9, 2017 1:11 PM Kidnappers of Elizabeth Omotosho allegedly demand N100m ransom

The abductors of Mrs Elibeth Omotosho, mother of the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dr Mike Omotosho, has demanded a ransom of N100 million for her release. The kidnappers on Wednesday contacted the family member and demanded N100m ransom, PUNCH reports. The State Police Public Relation Officer, Mr Akayi Okasanmi, however, said he was unaware 38

November 1, 2017 10:35 PM Suspect in ghost workers’ syndicate has 200 bank accounts – EFCC

The defendants— Dayo, Opeyemi, Adedokun, Sylvanus, Ayodeji, Dada, Dada, Ejeh and Taiwo— were arraigned before an Abuja High Court at Apo. According to the charge sheet, most of the defendants were civil servants from government agencies such as the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources; Ministry 19

November 1, 2017 8:35 PM SGF promises to ensure successful implementation of FG’s policies

Abuja – The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha has promised to ensure the success of the present administration in all its policy implementation. He noted that the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) is charged with the responsibility of coordinating policies of the country 25

November 1, 2017 5:29 PM Senate blocks future inclusion of Kano, Plateau in NEDC

Spirited efforts to pave the way for the future inclusion of Kano and Plateau States as part of beneficiaries of the newly created North East Development Commission (NEDC) failed on Wednesday in the Senate. A Bill seeking the establishment of a commission to spearhead the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of peoples and infrastructure affected 21

November 1, 2017 12:34 PM …never again shall we allow our dear nation by actions, inactions to experience another war – Buhari

Abuja – President Muhammad Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja launched the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Appeal Fund with a call on all to contribute to the welfare of members of the Armed Forces and their families of soldiers. I heartily welcome you all to the formal launching of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration 2018 Emblem and Appeal 15

November 1, 2017 2:41 AM Eight dead in suspected terrorist truck attack on Manhattan bike path

NEW YORK - A man driving a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists on a bike path alongside the Hudson River in New York City on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring about a dozen others in what authorities said was an act of terrorism. The 29-year-old suspect was shot by police in the abdomen and arrested after he crashed the truck 72

November 1, 2017 1:33 AM Nigeria jumps 24 places in ease of doing business …Buhari, Osinbajo applaud ranking

The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report for 2018 has placed Nigeria in the 145th position. This is 24 positions better than the 169th position the nation was ranked in the 2017 report. According the report released by the World Bank on Tuesday, Nigeria is among the 10 top countries that improved on reforms. New Zealand is first on the ease of doing 21

October 31, 2017 11:12 PM NDLEA faults police arrest of drug dealers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Lagos State Command, has faulted the method of the state police command’s fight against drug abuse. The NDLEA Commander, Sulyman Aliyu, said the police had not carried along the agency in the clampdown on drug peddlers. Sulyman, during a visit to the state Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday 27