Monthly Archives: July 2018

Otedola Bridge Incident: Lagos Restricts Tankers To Designated Trailer Route

…gives 30-day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of fuel tankers to designated trailer route going forward. The government also said it was now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming ...

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Nutrient Dense Spicy Quinoa Recipe

By Jen Miller Adopting a more plant based diet is a goal of many, but it can be tough to know where to start. Vegan food doesn’t have to be bland and tasteless. On the contrary, vegan food can be some of the most flavorful food you’ve ever tasted. By utilizing the intensity of herbs and spices, you can ramp up the satisfaction ...

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World Cup: Russia Beat Spain To Advance To Quarter Finals

Russia got the miracle they were hoping for on Sunday as they eliminated 2010 winners Spain in penalties for a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. For Spain, it was another anguish as they reenacted their terrible record against host nations at major finals. It was their ninth loss. Coach Fernando Hierro was ...

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Task Force Concludes Arms Handling Training For Troops

The Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, on Saturday concluded arms handling training to enhance the precision of troops in operations. The one-month shooting and marksmanship exercise came to a climax with an inter-sector skills-at-arms’ competition among the four sectors of the JTF based in the region. At the end of the exercise, Sector ...

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French President, Macron, Visits Lagos, Govt Announces Traffic Diversion

Ahead of the historic visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos, the State Government on Sunday announced that there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 around the Alausa, African Shrine/Agidingbi axis. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, in a statement appealed ...

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Corruption Not In My Dictionary — Ex-Anambra Commissioner

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former commissioner for agriculture and rural development in Anambra state Chief Godson Chukwuma Ezenagu has said that corruption is not in his dictionary as it is the bane of national development. The two-time commissioner said he had handled various sensitive positions in the government of Anambra state ranging from being the head of the state housing corporation ...

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SERAP To Buhari: Sharing $322m Abacha Loot Among Households Is Mis-targeted Spending

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said the plan by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to share the $350million (around N115 billion) loot recovered from former military ruler, late Gen. Sani Abacha among estimated 300,000 households, with each getting around $14 (around N5,000) a month is “mis-targeted and would not bring any tangible benefits to the beneficiaries.” SERAP ...

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I’m Not In Politics For Position But To Contribute In Building A Better Nigeria — Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has stressed that he is not in politics for position but as a loyal party man to contribute in building a better Nigeria for the benefit of all Nigerians. Obi made the clarification while responding to media enquiries while attending the 242nd US Independence ceremony yesterday in Ikoyi, Lagos. Asked to confirm ...

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Anambra Gears Up For Okada Ban As Commissioner Fears Opposition

…unregistered transport companies risk exit Raymond Ozoji, Awka As the Anambra State Government gears up for the implementation of ban on commercial motorcycle operators in Awka and Onitsha metropolis from 1st July, 2018, the state commissioner for transport Hon. Charles Uchenna Okafor says opposition elements may misconstrue government decision. He explained that anti-Obiano proponents might want to catch in on ...

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