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December 7, 2018 5:52 PM Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos Airport

There was confusion on Friday afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte Oil Petrol Station. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inferno, which started around 2.10 pm saw, people running for safety thereby causing vehicular traffic jam on the roads within the airport. The spokesperson for the Lagos 25

December 1, 2018 6:24 AM Former US President, George Bush is dead

He died at the age of 94 in Houston on Friday, according to a statement issued by his spokesperson, Jim McGrath. The statement reads: “George Herbert Walker Bush, World War II naval aviator, Texas oil pioneer, and 41st President of the United States of America, died on November 30, 2018. “He was 94 and is survived by his five children and their spouses 23

November 29, 2018 3:03 PM Gov. Gaidam proposes N91.6bn as 2019 budget

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam Thursday presented before the State House of Assembly the sum of N91,647,597,000 as appropriation bill for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget showed a decreased of N534,739,000 from last year’s budget of N92,182,336,000 billion. Governor Gaidam, while addressing the House of Assembly chaired by the speaker Adamu 22

November 29, 2018 5:52 AM FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N788bn for October [Breakdown]

The Federal Government, States and Local Governments, on Wednesday shared N788.13 billion as federal allocation for the month of October at the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting. A statement issued by Mr Oise Johnson, Head, Press and Public Relations, Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF), said the meeting was held after 21

November 23, 2018 1:54 PM 2019: PDP reacts as presidency condemns Goodluck Jonathan’s ‘Transition hours’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has hit back at the presidency over its criticism of former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s book ‘My Transition Hours’. DAILY POST reports that Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity on Thursday denied the allegation made by Jonathan in his book ‘My Transition Hours’ that the present 26

November 23, 2018 6:52 AM ‘My Transition Hours’- Jonathan’s ex-aide hits back at Presidency

Reno Omokri, the former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the presidency over statement countering claims of corruption in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. The Presidency said the allegation lacked empirical evidence to back the claims and that the 16 years of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a waste, especially 28

November 20, 2018 6:23 AM 2019: Adebanjo attacks Osinbajo, vows Nigeria will break up if not restructured

A chieftain of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has said Nigeria will break up if not restructured. Adebanjo expressed shock at the differences in opinion shared by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on restructuring. He spoke at the ‘Handshake Across Nigeria summit titled: ‘Nigeria 24

November 17, 2018 6:43 PM Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu vs Jimi Agbaje – Femi Otedola takes side

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Otedola declared his support for the APC candidate after they had dinner at his residence on Friday. In a post on his official Instagram handle on Saturday, the Chairman of Forte Oil identified Sanwo-Olu 22

November 16, 2018 6:24 AM Minimum wage: Govt can pay workers N100,000 – Tunde, ex-Styl Plus

Tunde Akinsanmi, ex-member of popular music group, Styl Plus, has said the government can afford to pay workers N100,000 minimum wage if it musters the political will to do so. Reacting to the governor’s statement, Tunde disagreed with him, saying, the nation had huge deposits of petroleum resources and adequate human capital to drive itself to prosperity 23

November 13, 2018 7:42 PM N-POWER: We’ll expand to accommodate one million Nigerians – Osinbajo

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said the N-Power programme of the Federal Government will be expanded to accommodate one million beneficiaries in the next phase. Osinbajo said this on Tuesday when he responded to questions at a town hall meeting in Abuja. The vice-president said that N-Power was borne out of the growing need for government’s 25