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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

18 Ondo lawmakers flee to Ibadan, petition IGP, Buhari over threat to lives

THE 18 members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, who effected a change in their leadership, weekend, have alleged threats to their lives and relocated to Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Seven of them were beaten up and injured, [...]

November 12, 2018 General

Salary: Ondo workers threaten to begin strike on Tuesday

The organised labour unions in Ondo State have threatened to commence strike on Tuesday (tomorrow)  if the government failed to pay the backlog of their salary arrears. The workers asked Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay the backlog from the N20bn [...]

November 12, 2018 Employment

Our struggle is a battle between good and evil – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the struggle in Nigeria is that between good and evil, and not between the two major religions. According to a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, the [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

DSS probe: Oshiomhole denies meeting Tinubu in London

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Sunday denied meeting with the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, over his encounter with the Department of State Services. Oshiomhole, who had reportedly been quizzed by the DSS [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

Stakeholders seek review of ECOWAS transhumance regulations

Stakeholders have called for the review of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) protocol on free movement of persons, goods and animals. The call was made yesterday during the consultative security meeting on herders/farmers crisis at the multipurpose [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

God, people, cornerstone of our policies, says Obaseki

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that God and the people were the pillars of his government, which he said was doing better than distributing funds to a few cronies, because of his commitment to development. The governor said [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

Relocation of oil, gas pipelines stalls completion of $1.5b rail project

he December 2018 deadline set for completion of the $1.5b Lagos-Ibadan rail project, may not be feasible, Hope for Nigeria has leant.Investigations revealed that the project appears to have overshot the amount earlier budgeted for it, due to unforeseen developments [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

Army takes Operation Crocodile Smile III to market, streets in Delta

The Nigerian Army has taken the Operation Crocodile Smile III exercise in Delta State to the popular Effurun Market and some major roads in Uvwie Local Council of the state on environmental sanitation mission. The soldiers, assisted by youth corps members, [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

Senate laments slow pace of work on Lagos-lbadan road, others

The contractor handling the reconstruction of the Lagos-lbadan Express Way, Messrs Julius Berger Nigeria Limited yesterday disclosed that the project would be delivered in 2021. The Operations Manager of the company, Mr. Thank Olaf, gave the date while addressing members [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics

PDP, others kick as ‘security agents storm Atiku’s plane’

Security operatives allegedly swooped on a private jet conveying the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku yesterday. The aircraft, which touched down at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at 1:30 a.m. from Dubai, was said to [...]

November 12, 2018 Government and politics