Monthly Archives: July 2018

It’s Satanic To Suggest I Am Indifferent To Killings By Herdsmen – Buhari

President  Muhammadu Buhari met today with leaders of  the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)  from 19 Northern States and Abuja and solicited their assistance in bringing to an end the spate of killings in the Middle Belt and Zamfara. Buhari recounted the efforts by the security agencies, the hundreds of arrests made against the slowness of the judiciary in convicting ...

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Recent Oil Spill In Bayelsa Destroyed Over 50 Fishing Settlements – Group Laments

A non-governmental organisation, Oil and Gas Producing Areas Enlightenment and Empowerment Initiative, has alleged that over 50 fishing settlements in Bayelsa State have been destroyed by the recent oil spills in Aghoro 1 and 2 communities. Aghoro hosts an oilfield operated by oil multinational, Shell Petroleum Development Company, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state. The communities, Aghoro 1 ...

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Ambode Gives N500m Grant To 275 Community Associations To Complete Projects

…gesture unprecedented in Nigeria, says Lagos APC Chairman Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday doled out N500million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations (CDAs) to enable them to complete their ongoing self help projects. Governor Ambode, who presented the grant to the CDAs at De Blue Roof, LTV, Agidingbi, said it was not in doubt that the ...

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Export Inflow At LFZ To Hit $6billion By 2020 – Ambode

…says time for Nigeria to broaden export products beyond oil Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday said the export inflow at the Lekki Free Zone (LFZ) in Ibeju Lekki area of the State is projected to hit over $6billion (about N2.159trillion) by 2020, saying it was time for Nigeria to develop sustainable roadmap to rev up export with ...

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Police Warn Secret Societies Planning To Converge In Lagos

…nabs police officers caught on camera assaulting lawyer The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday warned members of some unlawful secret societies including Aiye, Eiye, Black Axe, Buccaneers, etc planning to converge in several undisclosed locations within their domain on Saturday, July 7 to shelve their plan or risk arrest and the full weight of the law. The State’s Commissioner ...

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R-APC: We’ll Take Actions To Defend Unity Of Our Party, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says there is no faction in the party and that it will take lawful actions to defend the unity of the party. In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, recalled that on Wednesday July 4, 2018, a group of individuals announced itself as ‘Reformed All Progressives Congress (APC)’ at a press ...

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‘Politicians, Past Leaders Planning Disorder In Nigeria’

Opposition politicians and some past leaders have been accused of holding secret meetings  within and outside the country to plan how to cause disorder in Nigeria. The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) on Thursday alerted Nigerians to the plan. The Chairman of BMO, Mr Austin Braimoh, said the meetings were parts of their alleged agenda to cause public disaffection and disorder ...

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Adamu Ciroma Dies At 84

An Elder Statesman, Mallam Adamu Ciroma has died. Ciroma died at the age of 84, family sources said. Ciroma who was a former minister of finance died in Abuja on Thursday after a protracted illness. Ciroma is a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He served as Minister of Finance in the government of Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 ...

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Anambra Community Kicks Against N1m Burial Levy On Indigenes

Bereaved families abandon corpses in morgues  The people of Eziowelle, in Idemili North Local council Area of Anambra state, South- East Nigeria, have protested against the high cost of funeral ceremony in the locality. The development according to them is forcing bereaved families in the community to abandon the remains of their loved ones in various morgues in parts of ...

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