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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Yellow vest ‘ultimatum’ rally turns violent in Paris

Yellow vest ‘ultimatum’ rally turns violent in Paris

After weeks of declining participation, France’s “yellow vest” protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris which quickly turned violent. A large crowd gathered on the Champs-Elysees avenue for the 18th straight week of anti-government [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics

Amaechi apologises to Nigerians over suspension of free Iju-Abeokuta train ride

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi tendered the apology during the monthly rail inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan modernisation project in [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics

Okorocha to Ihedioha : Get sworn in before issuing directives

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has cautioned the state Governor – elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to desist from giving directives to financial institutions in the state over their dealings with the state government. Okorocha issued the caution in a release [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics

Ita-Faaji: Mixed reactions from residents as Lagos begins demolition of distressed buildings

Ita-Faaji: Pained by the unfortunate collapse of a three-storey building at 14, Massey Street, Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13, where about 20 people, including school pupils, were reportedly killed, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, commenced the demolition of distressed [...]

March 16, 2019 Incidents
Nigeria election: INEC reveals fresh decision on Zamfara APC saga Published on April 2, 2019 By John Owen Nwachukwu

PDP warns INEC against cancelling Bauchi gov poll results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission and its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, against tampering with the declared results in 14 local government areas in the Bauchi governorship election. It also warned [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics

Inflation rate drops to 11.31% in February – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the index dropping from 11.37 per cent in January to 11.31 per cent in February. The 11.31 per cent represents a decline of [...]

March 16, 2019 Economy

Bauchi Polls: Collation resumes at Tafawa Balewa LG on Tuesday, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the resumption and conclusion of the collation of results of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State which had been declared inconclusive. The commission specifically approved the appointment of a new [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics
Mahmood Wakil


The redeployed Commissioner of Police for Kano State, Mahmood Wakil, was denied promotion for NINE years because he would never compromise. He has had to suffer the ignominy of serving under those who joined the Force after him. In fact, [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics

Our victory miraculous, says Ogun APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has described the party’s victory at the recent governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state as “miraculous.” A former Commissioner for Youths and Sports and a chieftain of the [...]

March 16, 2019 Government and politics