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Bus Conductor in Lagos Smashed To Death By LASTMA

Bus Conductor in Lagos Smashed To Death By LASTMA

An automobile owned by officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, the other day, October 27, said to be killed a 44-year-old bus conductor at Cele Bus Stop, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos. According to report, the deceased, Ikeckukwu Abasirim [...]

October 28, 2014 General
Govt might probably ban importation of domestic gas cylinders

Govt might probably ban importation of domestic gas cylinders

Signals emerged that government plans to suspend the importation of domestic gas cylinders, said by the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Ernest Nwapa. But the policy is unlikely to come into effect until the [...]

October 28, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas
Ghana to Reduce Gas Import From Nigeria

Ghana to Reduce Gas Import From Nigeria

Ghana has declared plans to substantially lessen the gas quantity purchases from Nigeria within the next several months through improved production of local gas. President of Ghana, Mr. John Mahama, who was responding to questions on the economy at the [...]

October 28, 2014 Economy, Oil & Gas
Kogi gov needs FG’s support to build airport in Lokoja

Kogi gov needs FG’s support to build airport in Lokoja

Captain Idris Wada, Kogi State governor, on Monday, asked for the Federal Government's support to construct an airport in Lokoja, the state capital through Public Private Partnership (PPP) venture. Governor Wada made the appeal when he paid a courtesy visit [...]

October 28, 2014 Business, Economy
NERC Grants Discos 2-Week Ultimatum to Meter Consumers

NERC Grants Discos 2-Week Ultimatum to Meter Consumers

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has provided Discos, 2 weeks in which to supply electricity consumers that meters are to be presented months following payment having the products. The Chairman of NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi, gave the ultimatum during a [...]

October 28, 2014 Economy, Power
Nigeria Plans to Boost Cocoa Output of 500,000 Tons in 2014 - 2015

Nigeria Plans to Boost Cocoa Output of 500,000 Tons in 2014 – 2015

Nigeria intends to improve its cocoa production by approximately 40 % to 500,000 metric tons within the 2014-15 season, said Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina. The West African nation sees local grinding of cocoa beans rising to 25 percent of output [...]

October 28, 2014 Agriculture, Business, Economy
Victims of Boko Haram speak out

Victims of Boko Haram speak out

According to interview, the victims of Boko Haram abductions in Nigeria talk about forced marriages as well as religious conversions, physical as well as psychological abuse. Women and girls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram are forced to marry, [...]

October 27, 2014 General
Seefor Project Hires 1,226 Bayelsa Youths

Seefor Project Hires 1,226 Bayelsa Youths

The State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR) Project has hired 1,226 youths in Bayelsa State in the field of road maintenance as well as sanitation in its public works aspect. Project coordinator of the World Bank and European Union-assisted [...]

October 27, 2014 Business, Economy
NAFDAC gets N2m expired drugs

NAFDAC gets N2m expired drugs

Oyo State National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has got expired drugs calculated at more than N2m from the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Ibadan chapter. NAFDAC Public Relations Officer, Mr. Gboyega Osayemi, said the drugs, [...]

October 27, 2014 Business, Economy
Lagos empowers farmers

Lagos empowers farmers

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Lagos Governor, states that his government has started distributing farm supply to farmers to improve food production within the state. The distribution, which cut across fishing, piggery, sheep rearing, egg marketing, poultry, horticulture among others, was said [...]

October 27, 2014 Agriculture, Economy

Electric consumers protest load-shedding in Lagos

Electric consumers in the Ejigbo Local Council Development Lagos area on Friday marched to the Ikotun business unit of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company to register their distress about the services of the power company. The protesters, under the aegis [...]

October 27, 2014 Economy, Power
FG to get toll at Nigeria's border and neighboring African countries

FG to get toll at Nigeria’s border and neighboring African countries

The Federal Government has worked out plans to add toll on Nigeria’s borders along with nearby African countries. The chairman, Concessioning and Tolling Committee, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, Alhaji Mohammed Gusau, said this at the Idiroko border on Friday when [...]

October 27, 2014 Economy
Rice industry attracts N256bn investments

Rice industry attracts N256bn investments

The rice industry has attracted N256bn ($1.6bn) investments within the last 3 years, said by the Federal Government. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, disclosed during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bank [...]

October 27, 2014 Business, Economy

Samsung releases Galaxy Note 4 throughout Nigeria

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy Note 4, throughout Nigeria. The product had been officially revealed to the public at the Ikeja City Mall Experience Store in Lagos on the weekend. Blending an advanced S Pen with superior viewing experience, [...]

October 27, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology
Nahco, NEPC, NAQS team up on export promotion

Nahco, NEPC, NAQS team up on export promotion

A committee comprised of representatives of the Lagos State Government representative, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), nahco aviance as well as Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS) will be set up to formulate solutions in order to improve export throughout [...]

October 27, 2014 Economy
Mali Declares First Ebola Death

Mali Declares First Ebola Death

Mali health officials declare a 2-year-old girl, lately came back from a trip to nearby Guinea, has passed away from the Ebola virus. The toddler's death Friday is Mali's first confirmed Ebola casualty. The World Health Organization says the girl [...]

October 25, 2014 Health issues

UN marks 69th anniversary, calls Nigeria to finish UN house

As world marks the celebration of it’s 69th anniversary, United Nations has got called the Nigeria's Federal Government to finish the restoration of the UN House located in Abuja that was damaged by explosion in August, 2011 following Boko Haram [...]

October 25, 2014 International

Ibadan baby boy born clutching holy Qur’an

Dr Dawood Amoo, a renowned Islamic preacher in Ibadan, Oyo State,has defined the birth of the baby boy holding a pocket-size Qur’an among the signs of Allah. In an interview with journalists in Ibadan, Amoo said although the development was [...]

October 25, 2014 General
Nigeria’s secret deal with Boko Haram revealed

Nigeria’s secret deal with Boko Haram revealed

Details of peace deal between Nigeria and Boko Haram were revealed on Friday by the Chad government that also sensationally revealed that the sect’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, had written it verifying his emissaries towards the latest peace meeting in Chad. [...]

October 25, 2014 General
Smile telecoms extends to Abuja

Smile telecoms extends to Abuja

Abuja city is still excited following the memorable launch of very first true 4G LTE (4th Generation Long-Term Evolution) internet broadband service by Smile Communications Nigeria Limited. The Abuja roll-out, coming barely one year after Smile’s 2013 commercial launch of [...]

October 25, 2014 Economy, Technology
Stallion Motors reveals made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Grand i10

Stallion Motors reveals made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Grand i10

Stallion Motors, has unveils made-in-Nigeria Hyundai models, a family sedan, at an interactive session together with Lagos motoring journalists. The new arrival which is first in Nigeria, Hyundai Grand i10, as it is named is an elegantly designed family sedan [...]

October 25, 2014 Business, Economy, Technology, Transportation
Cross River Signs Agreement for Water Scheme in Abi

Cross River Signs Agreement for Water Scheme in Abi

Agreement for the Itigidi, Adadama as well as Igbo Ekureku water scheme in Abi Local Government Area that was initiated by erstwhile South Eastern State Government 42 years ago, was signed among the Cross River State Government and Lilleker Brothers [...]

October 25, 2014 Economy
Boko Haram kidnap more than 25 schoolgirls In Nigeria

Boko Haram kidnap more than 25 schoolgirls In Nigeria

Boko Haram has allegedly kidnapped 25 more schoolgirls recently in an attack on a town situated in the northeastern part of Nigeria. The terrorist organization has made worldwide news after they kidnapped over 200 young girls from an all-girl school [...]

October 25, 2014 General
T.B Joshua will pay victims' family of the Synagogue tragedy worth N750,000

T.B Joshua will pay victims’ family of the Synagogue tragedy worth N750,000

In an attempt to mend the wounded hearts,Prophet TB Joshua, founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, will be paying victims’ families of the latest collapsed building within his church with an amount of N750,000. According to the church’s spokesman, [...]

October 25, 2014 General
Ebola vaccine intends to speedup for 2015

Ebola vaccine intends to speedup for 2015

The World Health Organisation the other day set plans to speed up development as well as deployment of experimental ebola vaccines, declaring a huge number of doses must be ready to use in West Africa by the mid of 2015. [...]

October 25, 2014 Health issues
A woman having 2 wombs delivers a healthy baby girl in Barry, Wales, UK

A woman having 2 wombs delivers a healthy baby girl in Barry, Wales, UK

Jane Woodhead is a rare woman with unusual condition, called uterus didelphys, meaning there's a double uteri having 2 different cervices, and usually a dual vagina too. The only way possible for Jane to possess a child was IVF treatment, [...]

October 24, 2014 General, International

Guinea gives $10k to families who has killed by Ebola

The Guinean health worker families that has died in the Ebola outbreak shall be paid for their loss with $10,000 (7,800 euros), said Wednesday by the government. A total of 42 families are currently eligible for the payout, said Sakoba [...]

October 24, 2014 General

New Onne Facilities Improve Suggested Maritime Hub

The public-private partnership (PPP) model acquired by the federal government in the progression of maritime facilities, aimed towards improving oil and gas industry at the Onne Free Trade Zone throughout Rivers State, is producing results quicker than anticipated. Recently, President [...]

October 24, 2014 Economy
FG Plans to Establish Agro Industrial Town

FG Plans to Establish Agro Industrial Town

Federal Government has finalised plans to set up an Agro Industrial Town, AIT, at Alape Staple Crop Processing Zone, SCPZ , Kogi State. This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agric, Mrs Ibukun Odusote, who was represented by [...]

October 24, 2014 Business, Economy
FG goes to provide traditional rulers constitutional roles

FG goes to provide traditional rulers constitutional roles

President Goodluck Jonathan the other day, revealed that the Federal Government make efforts to provide added responsibilities as well as outlined constitutional roles to help traditional rulers throughout the country. This, he said, would enable them contribute effectively and efficiently [...]

October 24, 2014 Economy