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Lagos offers free bus ride in commemoration of Easter celebration

Lagos offers free bus ride in commemoration of Easter celebration

Acting Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, LAMATA, Mr. Iyiola Adegboye has stated that the Government of Lagos state is again offering fre bus ride to the commuters of the Bus Rapid Transport BRT, and Bus Franchise Scheme, BFS, in commemoration of the Easter celebration. The director stated that the free bus service was to ease the movement of ...

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Traffic to prison: Legal tussle to starts after Easter break

Traffic to prison: Legal tussle to starts after Easter break

The lawyer of Mrs Yetunde Osijo, the woman who was detained in prison after a traffic disput between her and a Lagos Magistrate, Mrs Funke Sule – Hamzat,  said it will be a long legal battle. Mr Gbenga Durojaye, said April 4 has been fixed for the case to be heared before Magistrate Tajudeen Elias at Ogba, Lagos State. I ...

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Why we are importing grass – Minister of Agriculture

Why we are importing grass Minister of Agriculture

After the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh announced the intention to import grass to improve the business of production of cattles, sheeps, and goat in Nigeria, this led to comments, criticisms, questions and name-calling on the social media by the public. Chief Audu said he was changing the system of ruminants husbandry in Nigeria, replacing the time-worn method of ...

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Insurgency: Nigeria Army in the process of rescuing abducted Adamawa women

Insurgency: Nigeria Army in the process of rescuing abducted Adamawa women

On Wednesday the 23rd of may, some women from Sabongari village in madagali local government of Adamawa state were abducted by some Boko Haram insurgents while they were fetching firewood in a forest. Spokesman of the Nigerian Army in Mubi Local Government, Captain Akintoye Badare, said that the Nigerian Army was in the process of rescuing the abducted women and also claimed ...

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Security tightened in Plateau state ahead of Easter celebration

Security tightened in Plateau state ahead of Easter celebration

Major General Tagbo Ude, the The Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, has put in place a joint operation with other security agents in Plateau state to monitor the situations ahead of the Easter celebration. As a result, a ban has been placed on the illegal sale of road side petrol during the on-going fuel scarcity period in ...

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John Obi Mikel named Eagles captain

John Obi Mikel named Eagles captain

After the contoversial select of Ahmed Musa as the captain of the team by former coach Sunday Oliseh, a new captain have now been choosen prior to the double header match against Egypt tomorrow. Ahmed Musa personally came out openly by saying the he does not deserve to be the captain of the Super Eagles and handed over the arm-band ...

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United States providing $240m in Humanitarian assistance to North Eastern part of Nigeria

United States providing $240m in Humanitarian assistance to North Eastern part of Nigeria

The Director of the United States International Agency For Development (USAID) Mission in Nigeria, Michael Harvey, who is currently in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, has stated that the united states will be providing development and humanitarian assistance of  $240m to the north eastern parts of Nigeria. The insurgency problem in northeast Nigeria has forced millions of citizens out of their ...

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I promise to create 3000 jobs in six months Oke, Ondo APC Governorship candidate declares

I promise to create 3000 jobs in six months Oke, Ondo APC Governorship candidate declares

Chief Olusola Oke, the APC governorship candidate of Ondo state has promised to provide 3000 jobs in six months if elected as governor. Chief Oke was formerly the national legal adviser of the People’s Democratic Party,PDP, but defected to the All progressive congress recently. He was also the PDP governorship candidate at the 2012 elections but lost to present governor ...

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Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

After Saraki’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi filed an application hinted that the charges made against Saraki are invalid and insisted that the case should be drop. The lawyer said the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which filed the charges, refused Mr Saraki to make any explanation in his assets declaration forms as requuird by law. The Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed ...

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Trial over Yewande Oyediran “woman who kills her husband” adjourned

trial over Yewande Oyediran woman who kills her husband adjourned

The trial over Yewande Oyediran the woman who was accused of killing her husband on the 2nd of February 2016 has been adjourned till the 18th of April by the chief judge of Oyo state Mukhtar Abimbola. The accussed was presided with a one charge count of murder over her late husband although she pleaded not guilty. Counsel to the ...

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Metuh, Baddeh’s trial postponed over absence of trial Judge

Metuh, Baddeh's trial postponed over absence of trial Judge

Air chief marshall Alex Baddeh who was the immediate past chief of defense staff,and the Peoples Democratic party National publicity secretary, Mr Olisah Mettuh, have had their trials postponed  due to the absence of the trial Judge, Justice Obong Abang, who is said to be at the Lagos Division of the court, from where he was transferred to Abuja. However, no ...

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Nigeria police to recruit 10,000 personnel

Nigeria police to recruit 10,000 personnel

President Buhari has approved the recruitment of 10,000 policemen. The Police Service Commission PSC has warned that there will be no short-cut into the Nigeria Police Force, as every single personnel will be screen accordingly. According to the statement made by Head, Press and Public Relations of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani told journalist that the portal would be open to ...

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Thugs hurl stone at former Kogi Governor Idris Wada at election Tribunal

Thugs hurl stone at former Kogi Governor Idris Wada at election Tribunal

Former governor of kogi state, Idris Wada, had stones hurled at his vehicle at the election  tribunal sitting at the Jabi district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on tuesday the 22nd of march 2016. The driver sensing the danger, sped of the scene of the incident, leaving the security operatives helpless. At the tribunal, Idris Wada was challenging the ...

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Honorable Afolabi Akanni released after 20days in DSS detention

Honorable Afolabi Akanni released after 20days in DSS detention

The Department of State Service (DSS), after 20 days of detention has released Honorable Afolabi Akanni, a law maker of the Ekiti House of assembly. Hon Akanni, who was detained on the 4th of march 2016, is being investigated by the DSS over an alleged forgery in the PDP primaries of  North federal constituency-two and also for an alleged assault ...

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Senate receives 2016 appropriation bill of over N6.07trn

Senate receives 2016 appropriation bill of over N6.07trn

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, has presented the senate with a report of its committee on appropriation  of the 2016 budget. The submission of the budget was postponed till the 22nd of march to give more time for the committee to work on the budget. However, the submission of this budget puts an end to the ...

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FG to pump N350bn in Nigeria’s economy

FG to pump N350bn in Nigeria's economy

The Nigeria Economic council (NEC) Retreat held at the presidential villa in Abuja unveiled the government’s plan to invest N350bn during the one quarter. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, explained that the purpose of this was to fast track economic diversification. She also explained that the efforts have been put in place in order to ensure that the spending ...

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Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi hospitalised in Abuja

Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi hospitalised in Abuja over food poisoning

Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobe has been hospitalised in Abuja after suffering from food poison. The player who got invited to the camp by interim coach Samson Siasia for the double header clash against Egypt on Friday at Kaduna. The coach said the palyer did not train with the squad on Tuesday morning. He suffered from food poisoning probably from the ...

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APC caucus currently meeting in Aso Rock

APC caucus currently meeting in Aso Rock

APC caucus are currently having a high powered meeting at the new Banqet hall of the presidential villa, Abuja. The personnel on ground are: The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, the National Leader of the APC Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Many serving governors of the party, speaker of the House of Assembly Yakubu  Dogara, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Vice ...

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FG files charges against Kingsley Kuku special adviser to Ex-president, presiding Judge absent

FG files charges against Kingsley Kuku,special adviser to Ex-president

The federal Governmemt has filed a two count charge of criminal conspiracy and fraudulent acquisition of property against the then special adviser on Niger Delta affairs and former co-ordinator of the presidential amnesty programme to the ex-president of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Kingsley Kuku and his technical assistant Mr Lawrence Pepple. The two count charge was filed by  Messrs Johnson Ojogbane ...

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Guinea rediscover Ebola

Guinea rediscover Ebola

After been decleared Ebola free by WHO three month ago, Ebola has now resurfaced in Guinea, killing five people in the country’s south. Since the re-emergence of the disease, Liberia closedtheir shared border to guard against the spread of the virus. Five death has been confirmed, three probable and two confirmed, said by spokesman for Guinea’s Ebola response unit. The ...

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