Monthly Archives: November 2019

Calling IPOB Members Nigerians Is Hate Speech, Says Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, says it will amount to hate speech to call him or members of the pro-Biafran group Nigerians. Daily Sun reports that Kanu spoke against the backdrop of the Hate Speech bill before the senate, during his regular weekly broadcasts. He said it was sheer madness for anyone to propose ...

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Edo APC Crisis: Gov Ganduje Heads Five-Member Fact-Finding Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Governor of Kano State, Alh. Abdullahi Ganduje to head the Party’s five-member factfinding committee for the APC chapter in Edo State. Other members of the committee are: Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari; former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi; former governor of Borno State ...

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Bad Traffic Situation Is Temporary, Says Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government says it has noted the discomfort commuters and motorists have been experiencing since the beginning of the massive road repairs under ‘Operation 116’ across the State. In a statement, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotosho, said there was no deliberate action to cause Lagosians any pain and that the present situation was temporary. He ...

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820 Buses: Courr Fixes Jan 16, 2020 For Hearing Of Ambode’s Suit Against Lagos Assembly

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday November 20 fixed January 16, 2020 for hearing of a suit filed by former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to challenge the constitutionality of the probe of his administration by the House of Assembly over procurement of 820 buses for public transportation. The House had suspended the probe following an ...

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Alleged P&ID Scam: Briton Applies For Bail Variation

A Briton, James Nolan, on Wednesday applied for variation of his bail at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that EFCC had, on Oct. 21, arraigned Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), both British nationals, over their alleged complicity in the 9.6 billion dollars judgment against Nigeria. Process and Industrial Development (P&ID), an ...

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Mourinho Is New Tottenham Hotspur Manager

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been appointed to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham Hotspur Manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season. Pochettino was sacked by Tottenham after its frustrating start to the English Premier League (EPL) season. Pochettino led Spurs to four successive top-four finishes in the league and also oversaw a ...

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Shell Seeks Re-Orientation Of Nigerian Undergraduates To Enable Innovation, Use Of Emerging Technologies 

Energy giant, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has outlined re-orientating the thinking of undergraduates in Nigerian universities as one of the critical actions to challenge them on the use of emerging technologies to enable innovation and allow Nigeria to actualize the National Association of Petroleum Explorationists’ (NAPE) 37th Annual International Conference and Exhibition’s aspiration of expanding Nigeria’s ...

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Security: Sanwo-Olu Welcomes Operation Crocodile Smile IV In Lagos

…assures military of support Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday welcomed Operation Crocodile Smile IV by the Nigerian Army, saying the exercise is a right move towards ensuring peace and security in the South West and South South regions during the festive season. The Governor assured the Nigerian Army of his administration’s continued support as it engages in ...

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Atiku Mourns Umar Pariya, Longstanding Aide

Alhaji Umar Pariya, longstanding aide to former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar is dead. Alhaji Pariya, better known as “Mr Pee” passed on today (November 19) and has since been buried in accordance with Islamic rite. A statement by the Atiku Media Office describes the death of the former Vice President’s Personal Assistant as sad and painful. “He (Pariya) ...

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