Monthly Archives: April 2018

Anambra To Regulate Smoking In Public Places

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly is to enact a law to regulate smoking in public places. Ikem Uzoezie of Aguata 2 state constituency presented the bill for a law on regulation of smoking in public places which was read for the first time on Tuesday during plenary. The bill if passed into law will help to curtail indiscriminate smoking ...

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Why I Accepted To Serve Buhari

By Festus Keyamo  Just yesterday, my appointment as the Director, Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation was made public. In that capacity, I would be the Official Spokesperson of the President’s campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Election. Let me put it on record that I was indeed consulted before the announcement. Upon the offer, I wholeheartedly and proudly ...

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Breaking: Police Arrest Senator Omo-Agege 

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who led hoodlums to the National Assembly on Wednesday, to snatch the Senate’s mace during plenary, has been arrested. The mace is the symbol of authority of the Senate. Omo-Agege was arrested at about 2:00 PM outside the National Assembly building. A source in the National Assembly told the News Agency of Nigeria that the suspended senator ...

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Snatching Of Mace: Omo-Agege Committed Treason – Senate

The Senate has described as a treasonable felony, the action of suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who led unidentified men to the chamber of the senate to snatch the mace which is its symbol of authority. Spokesperson of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, described the action as an attempt to overthrow an arm of government, describing it as treason. “Today, some hoodlums led by suspended ...

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Former US First Lady Barbara Bush Passes Away At 92

Barbara Bush has passed away at the respectable age of 92. She died at her home in Houston, Texas on Tuesday and soon after, an official statement was released from her husband President George H.W. Bush’s office. “A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday, April ...

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Why I visited Obasanjo – Falae

The Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to discuss, what he called the affairs of the nation. The meeting, which held behind closed doors at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), lasted for about two hours. Falae, who addressed newsmen after the meeting, dismissed rumours that ...

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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Sack Benue Community, Kill Village Head

Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday afternoon unleashed mayhem on Chembe settlement in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward of Gaambe-Tiev, in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, killing a village head, Mr. Iyongovihi Ninge. An eye witness from the area, Joseph Anawah, told our correspondent through a text message that the attackers came with hordes of cattle, plundering yam seeds that have been ...

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British Prime Minister Advocates Same-Sex Marriages In Nigeria, Others

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has advocated for same-sex marriages in Nigeria and all other countries within the Commonwealth. Speaking at the first joint forum at Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings, in Westminster, on Tuesday, the Prime Minister said there should be no laws criminalising same-sex relationships across the Commonwealth. Saying she understood that most of the laws against same-sex ...

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Apapa Traffic: Lagos Takes Over 3000-Capacity Truck Terminal In Orile-Iganmu

…as Ambode unveils plans to fix alternative roads …holds 11th town hall meeting Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said that the State Government would immediately take over the ABAT Truck Terminal Orile-Iganmu and commence immediate repairs on the terminal as part of efforts to permanently address the perennial traffic in Apapa axis majorly caused by breakdown of operations ...

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