Day: December 7, 2018

Plans Underway to Implements Diaspora Voting – Dabiri-Erewa

The Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says Federal Government is making necessary efforts to ensure that Nigerians in the Diaspora exercise their voting rights. Dabiri-Erewa made the assertion while playing host to the Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamazi, in Abuja. She, however, ruled out the […]

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2019: Stop Using Restructuring to Woo Voters, Obaseki tells Atiku

Dr Pedro Obaseki, the President of Midwest Movement, says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, should stop using restructuring as a political gimmick to get votes, if he has no intention of fulfilling his promise, else, he will face court action. Obaseki, a cousin of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo […]

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Panic as Fire Guts Filling Station at Lagos Airport

There was confusion on Friday afternoon at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, as a Forte Oil filling station within the premises suddenly caught fire. It was gathered that the explosion occurred when a petrol tanker was discharging its contents which resulted in a massive blaze at the facility. Also, it is yet to be ascertained […]

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Many Stranded As Fallen Fuel Tanker Causes Gridlocks On Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

  There is a total lockdown on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday afternoon as motorists and road users are currently stranded. The massive gridlock has reportedly lockdown  both inward and outward Lagos as commuters have been diverted to alternative routes. The gridlock, it was gathered, began after a 33,000-litre capacity petrol tanker fell along the […]

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Reekado Banks Exits Mavin Records

Nigerian singer, Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, better known by his stage name Reekado Banks, on Friday, announced his exit from Mavin Records. The singer and songwriter announcing his exit on his verified Instagram page, said the last five years with the Mavin Records have been the most blissful years of his career. According to him, he […]

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NASS Staff Threatens Strike Action Over Unpaid allowances

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, which consists the National Assembly workers  on Friday threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the management of the legislature failed to meet their demands. The Chairman of PASAN, Comrade Musa Bature, gave the warning at a press briefing in Abuja. According to him, the planned industrial action […]

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NCP Knocks CUPP, Says Atiku’s Endorsement An Affront

The National Conscience Party (NCP), a member of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has described as an affront, the endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by CUPP as consensus candidate for 2019 election. Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President of Nigeria, is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). NCP National Publicity Secretary […]

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FEC Approves 2019 Budget Proposals

The Federal Executive Council(FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja has approved the  2019 Executive Budget Proposals. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, who briefed State House correspondents after the extraordinary FEC, said the proposals would be sent to the National Assembly. The minister, however, did not […]

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Again, Buhari Returns Electoral Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday  declined to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 making it the fourth time. Recall that the President had three times rejected assent to the bill, a development which has continued to generate speculations.The first time, it was gathered,  was as a result of the re-ordering of election sequence. The […]

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Abducted OSCOTECH Workers Regain Freedom

The Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke, workers who were abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen have been released. Recalls that suspected gunmen kidnapped eight staff of the college, and killed one other who tried to resist being kidnapped. The gunmen later freed four on Wednesday and there have been little or no details on […]

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