Monthly Archives: October 2019

Deji Adeyanju Petitions EFCC Over Tinubu’s Bullion Van Saga

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, on Friday submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the appearance of Bullion Vans in the compound of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on the eve of 2019 presidential elections. Adeyanju’s decision is coming barely a week after the EFCC had dared social media activist, Segun ...

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APC Berates PDP Over $460m Failed Abuja CCTV Project

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says recent disclosures by the finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, that the current administration has continued to service a $460 million loan taken from China to fund what it calls a phony Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) contract “is a stark reminder why Nigerians must continue to reject the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at all levels of government.” In ...

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Anambra Assembly Ends Budget Bilateral Interactions With MDAs  

… Passes 2020 budget into law Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly at the weekend ended budget bilateral discussions with ministries, departments, parastatals and agencies of government in Anambra state. The House also passed the 2020 budget appropriations into law to enable the executive arm to commence actual implementation and utilisation of funds for projects captured in ...

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‘Dangote Trucks, Others Responsible For Bad Roads In Anambra’ 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Engr. Marcel Ifejiofor, the commissioner for works in Anambra state has attributed the failure of some state roads to the pressure of heavy duty trucks on the roads. He said that because of the deplorable conditions of some federal roads in the state, the likes of Dangote trucks and other articulated vehicles ply state roads as alternative ...

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Lagos Embarks On Massive Clampdown On Traffic Offenders, Street Traders, Miscreants

The Lagos State government today embarked on a massive clampdown on illegal activities in various areas of the metropolis, arresting traffic offenders, street traders and miscreants in Oyingbo, Idumota and Apapa. Speaking during the extensive exercise, the Commissioner for Transportation. Dr. Fredric Oladeinde expressed the government’s determination to ensure sanity on Lagos roads, assuring that the enforcement activities would be sustained until success ...

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No Responsible Nigerian Should Be Happy Over State Of Things In Nigeria — Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has said that no responsible Nigerian should be happy over how things have turned out in the country. He made the observation on Wednesday in Onitsha during the installation of Pharm Chris Ukachukwu as the new President of Onitsha Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OCCIMA). Obi ...

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Lekki Seaport: Chinese Investor Injects $629 Million To Complete Project

In 30 months, Nigeria’s first deep seaport will be delivered in Lekki – a coastal community in the nation’s commercial nerve-centre – Lagos State. On Wednesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu witnessed the signing of four agreements with China Development Bank (CDB), including $629 million financing facility, to accelerate the completion of the Lekki Deep Seaport project, which started in 2011. The ...

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Zenith Bank Reaffirms Market Dominance And Leadership With Q3 2019 Results

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the period ended 30 September, 2019, with numbers that clearly demonstrates its market dominance and leadership. From the unaudited account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), gross earnings increased by 4% percent from N474,607 billion recorded in Q3 2018 to N491,268 billion in Q3 2019. Profit Before Tax ...

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Anambra To Spend About N900m On Grassroots Sports Development 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The chairman Anambra State Sports Development Commission, Mr Tony Oli, says that the state government plans to spend about N900 million on the development of community sports facilities  to enhance sporting events at the grass roots. Oli disclosed the initiative to newsmen at the state assembly complex Awka yesterday shortly after the budget defence of the commission. ...

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Buhari’s Business Reforms Will Bring Dramatic Changes To Economy, Says Osinbajo

The Buhari administration will continue its determined pursuit of reforming Nigeria’s business environment until the full attainment of the objectives, which will bring dramatic changes in the country’s economy, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo made the assertion while receiving at the Presidential Villa earlier today, the 2019 Compliance Report of the Presidential Executive Order 001 which ...

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