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By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday asked Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to stay permanently off all roads across the state and challenged them to come up with technology to monitor and track vehicle registration and Ministry of Transportation (MOT) certifications. Ambode also directed the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to stay off the […]


By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:24 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Nigerian Army

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to steer clear of politics, disclosing that some politicians have been making frantic efforts to infiltrate his officers for various political “actions and gains”. Buratai’s warning may not be unconnected to […]


By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:42 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof-Yemi-Osinbajo-SAN

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the next 10 years would be difficult for African economies as a result of the inability of various governments to provide infrastructure the way they used to do. Osinbajo who made this remark at the occasion of the 10th year anniversary of the corporation in Abuja, therefore challenged […]


By admin On 17 May, 2017 At 01:36 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
National assembly senate

Five days after its passage by the National Assembly, the 2017 budget was yet to be transmitted to the presidency for consideration and assent on Tuesday, due to a requirement for authentication of the Appropriation Bill. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, Senate spokesman, Senator Sabi Abdullahi (Niger North), explained that the passage of the budget does […]


By admin On 9 May, 2017 At 01:25 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Mr. Babatunde Fashola

The federal government on Monday said that it did not grant exclusive operational rights to the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in their areas of operation when it privatised the distribution assets in 2013. It also said that none of the Discos could claim such exclusive rights on any of the distribution areas, except they […]


By admin On 25 Apr, 2017 At 01:22 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Senator Musiliu Obanikoro

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday struck out a suit filed by the family of the former Minister of State for defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of his property. The applicants are Obanikoro’s wife, Fati, his sons, Gbolahon, and Babajide and his wife, Moroophat. […]


By admin On 25 Apr, 2017 At 01:26 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Government has said a whooping N200 billion ( $500) million dollars will be injected in the redevelopment Ilubirin housing estate to be at par with other waterfront residential scheme in the world. The state’s Commissioner for Housing Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, who disclosed this Monday at a press briefing in Lagos said the government […]


By admin On 25 Apr, 2017 At 01:57 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof Yakubu INEC

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the internal disputes in the two major political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The commission said the source of its worry is that such crisis has always affected its preparations for elections negatively. […]


By admin On 21 Apr, 2017 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s persistent absence from state functions, especially the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meetings, demanding to know if the president is now governing the country by proxy. In a statement by his media aide, Mr. Lere Olayinka, Fayose, who is known to be a rabid […]


By admin On 21 Apr, 2017 At 01:44 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof Yakubu INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday, lamented that the delay in passage of the 2017 budget is one of the challenges affecting its plan to acquire materials needed for the exercise most especially the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), which it order for but yet to take possession of. The chairman of the commission, Professor […]


By admin On 21 Apr, 2017 At 01:19 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
APC

Following a string of canceled meetings in the buildup to the party’s national convention, the scheduled national caucus meeting of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been postponed to a later date. Another meeting of one of the critical organs of the party, the National Executive Committee (NEC), which was expected to hold on […]



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