Monthly Archives: January 2020

Insecurity: Senators Hit Buhari, Ask Him To Sack Service Chiefs

There was uproar on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday when the Minority Leader,  Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, called for the immediate resignation of the President,  Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Abaribe made the  call at the plenary, where he was reacting to a statement by the President, who on Tuesday said he was taken aback by the increasing insecurity ...

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Rally: I Will Deal With Oshiomhole, Obaseki Threatens

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress in Edo State took a new dimension on Wednesday when the state Governor Godwin Obaseki threatened to deal with his predecessor and the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if he (Oshiomhole) continued to violate his order banning political rallies in the state. Obaseki, who spoke at a meeting he had with the ...

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FRSC Officials Intercept Fire Incident In Onitsha, Anambra   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It took the prompt response of the officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission on Wednesday night to intercept what would have metamorphosed into yet another horror at ConOil petrol station, New Market Road, near Mr. Bigs Onitsha, Anambra state. The said petrol station was on fire when the FRSC got a distress call and deployed its ...

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History As Lagos Raises N100 Billion Bond To Finance Infrastructure

Lagos State Government has opened a new chapter in its stride towards attaining self-sustenance in finance and governance. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, signed documents for the issuance of N100.33 billion bond, which the State raised from capital market to fund infrastructure and pressing capital projects. At a signing ceremony held at the Banquet Hall at the State House in ...

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Coronavirus: Avoid China For Now, Anambra Govt Advises Citizens

The Coronavirus pandemic may have started in Wuhan, China, but the Anambra state government says it is a clear and present danger to the international community, including Anambra State. In a  statement, the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, said the state government decided to issue this advisory to its  people, “fully aware of our ...

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Insecurity: Resign Now, Senator Abaribe Tells Buhari

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to resign over their inability to safeguard the lives and property of Nigerians since 2015. He insisted that Buhari and the APC had told Nigerians to stone them if they failed and that “it is now time to pick stones to ...

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Again, Balogun Market Lagos On Fire

The popular Balogun market on Lagos Island is currently on fire. Eyewitnesses said that the fire started from a high rise building opposite Oluwole Car Park on Martins Street. As at press time, details of the fire incident are still sketchy.

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Anambra Workers Get New Salaries   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka All is now set for workers in the employ of the Anambra State Government to receive new salaries from January this year. The state governor Chief Willie Obiano had said that he would not renege on his promise to workers to pay them the new national minimum wage and other incentives but also tasked the state workforce ...

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National Assembly Still Working On Hate Speech Bill, Says Sponsor

The sponsor of the controversial Hate Speech Bill, Senator Abdullahi Sabi, has said the proposed legislation is alive and will continue its journey at the National Assembly. However, Sabi, who is the Deputy Senate Majority Whip, clarified on Tuesday that the death penalty provision in the bill would be removed. He said he would propose an amendment to the bill ...

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Dangote Farms Commissions Tomatoes Nursery To Provide Seedlings For Farmers

In a bid to make Nigeria self-sufficient in tomato production, Dangote Tomatoes Processing Limited, owned by the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Sani Dangote, has unveiled a N2.8 billion greenhouse nursery in Kano to supply the best quality tomato seedlings to Nigerian farmers. Speaking on the project, Sani Dangote said the nursery is designed to use the automated Pat Moose planting ...

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