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November 15, 2018 9:15 PM Traffic gridlock killing Lagosians – Assembly tells Ambode

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday decried the congestion of Sekunmade Road in Ikorodu area of Lagos by heavy duty trucks, urging Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to intervene. The House called on Ambode to direct the Commissioner for Transport, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), management of Ipakodo Lighter Terminal 17

November 14, 2018 3:16 PM Housewives protest in Delta, allege continued rape from herdsmen

Hundreds of housewives including unmarried ladies in Ewu Urhobo community of Ughelli South local government area of Delta State on Wednesday protested alleged continuous rape by suspected Fulani herdsmen, said to have been on rampage in the last few months in the community and environ. The protesters, according to eyewitness, Abel Oshewigho, barricaded 19

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 18

November 13, 2018 6:54 AM Buhari’s minister blames past govts for bad roads in Nigeria

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has blamed past governments for not effectively utilising earned crude oil revenue to develop road and other infrastructures in the country. The minister said this on Monday in Abuja while presenting a three-year scorecard of his ministry. Fashola said “If those who came before us had done their 20

October 24, 2018 9:58 AM Wamakko fires back at Tambuwal over threat to expose him

Former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has lambasted his successor Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal. The serving senator stated that Tambuwal was talking more than doing his job. A statement signed by Wamakko’s media consultant, Prof Dagaci Aliyu Manbe, advised Tambuwal to focus on good governance in Sokoto. Manbe said the lawmaker 23

October 23, 2018 2:55 PM Military issues ultimatum to militia groups to vacate Benue, Taraba

Authorities of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have instructed all militia groups terrorizing residents of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa to vacate the states or risk forceful eviction before December. Commander of the military operation, Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, announced the deadline while speaking to newsmen on Tuesday in Makurdi. The military OPWS is responsible 26

October 11, 2018 7:48 AM Nigerian govt issues another N100bn Sukuk bond

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the approval for the issuance of a second tranche of N100 billion Sukuk bond. This was disclosed at a two-day training on Sukuk structurisation and management in Abuja. The training was organised by the Metropolitan Skills Ltd in collaboration with the ministry of finance, and Standing Committee for Economic 19

September 30, 2018 6:58 PM Ogun guber: Ladi Adebutu emerges PDP governorship candidate

Ahead of the 2019 election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has elected Ladi Adebutu as its governorship candidate in the state. Adebutu was elected as the party’s preferred candidate, after polling a total of 2,369 votes across wards in the state. Speaking after he was declared winner, Adebutu thanked all party members for their support 21

September 23, 2018 7:17 PM Oshiomhole’s former aide, Kassim Afegbua, supporters defect to PDP in Edo

Mr. Kassim Afegbua, a former Special Adviser on Media to the immediate past Governor of Edo State and current national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has defected with thousands of his supporters to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Afegbua, who was also Commissioner for Information in Edo, was received by the party’s 23

August 17, 2018 3:19 PM O’RAMP Commissions 26 River Crossings, Flags-Off Construction, Rehabilitation Of 308km Roads — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Osun Rural Access and Mobility Project has commissioned 26 River crossings constructed across the state. Some of the river crossings constructed are; Elewonta river on Oke Ila, Ohun river on Dabongo, Oke-Afo/Alawe stream on Oke-Afo Ejeo river on Oyan, Otan Ayebaju and Olomu stream at Fidiwo among others. It also flagged off the construction and rehabilitation 25