Monthly Archives: March 2018

Buhari Commissions Ikeja Bus Terminal 

…lauds Ambode’s rail reform initiatives, developmental strides …We’re Committed To Efficient, Integrated Transport System, Says Lagos Gov President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday began his two-day official visit to Lagos State with the unveiling of ultra-modern Ikeja Bus Terminal designed to redefine public transportation in line with the Bus Reform Initiative of the State Government. The President, accompanied to the facility ...

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RMAFC: SERAP Seeks Voluntary Return Of Illegal Running Costs, Allowances By N/Assembly

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Yakubu Dogara to “persuade their members to voluntarily return running costs and other allowances so far collected, and now declared as illegal by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), and to use any returned funds ...

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Uber Reaches Settlement With Family Of Autonomous Vehicle Victim

The family of a woman killed by an Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services company, ending a potential legal battle over the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle. Cristina Perez Hesano, attorney with the firm of Bellah Perez in Glendale, Arizona, said “the matter has been resolved” between Uber ...

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The Worldview On Nigeria And What We Know

By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, left Nigeria with harsh words. While the Nigerian leadership was still ruminating his unkind words, he returned to the United States of America to the waiting arms of CNN. He was interviewed by David Mckenzie, an international correspondent of CNN. CNN called Gates Nigeria’s “silent partner” because of his spending $1.6 billion on ...

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Buhari’s Visit: Travellers, Commuters Groan Over Movement Restriction

Some travelers and commuters were on Thursday, forced to walk long distances to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos to catch their flights, following  restriction of movement around the airport vicinity by security operatives. The movement restriction around the airport is due to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos. The President is expected to inaugurate the newly constructed Ikeja ...

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Obiano Liberates Agbata-Ndiowu Community From Long Suffering

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Agbata Ndiowu community in Orumba-North council area of Anambra state had been enmeshed in decades of long suffering due to dearth of road infrastructure. Whenever it rained, inhabitants of the community were confronted with the harsh realities of not being able to evacuate farm produce to neighbouring communities of Oko, Amaokpala, Ndikelionwu and some others to earn ...

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Buhari Arrives In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos to begin a two-day official visit to the mega commercial city of Nigeria. Buhari was received at the Murtala Mohammed Airport by the Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode and information minister Lai Mohammed. While the airport ceremonies were going one, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was at the ground breaking ceremony of Lekki Deep ...

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68 Die In Venezuela Police Cells Fire

Rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station in the central city of Valencia killed 68 people on Wednesday, according to the government and witnesses. Families hoping for news outside the police station were dispersed with tear gas and authorities did not give information until late into the evening. “The State Prosecutor’s Office guarantees to deepen ...

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