• Ogun government bans trucks above 30 tonnes on township roads

    Ogun government bans trucks above 30 tonnes on township roads

    Ogun State government has outlawed trucks above 30 tonnes plying township roads across the state.

    The state says that the activities of the trucks have been responsible for the bad condition of some of its roads.

    The directive was communicated by the Ogun State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Lekan Adegbite, at a press briefing on Monday in Abeokuta, the state’s capital.

    The Commissioner hinted that security agents have been instructed to enforce the order and warned that defaulters would be made […]

  • Arrest Of Judges In Order, No One Is Above The Law, Says AGF

    Arrest Of Judges In Order, No One Is Above The Law, Says AGF

    According to reports, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday, justified the arrest and detention of judges by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, saying “no one is or should be above the law”.

    Malami, who had shunned a valedictory court session the Supreme Court held on Monday in honour of one of its retired Justices, Suleiman Galadima, broke his silence on the matter after he inaugurated an Expert Review […]

  • Selling dollar above N356 is illegal – ABCON President

    Selling dollar above N356 is illegal – ABCON President

    Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President, Association of Bureau de Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Friday said it was illegal for his members to sell a dollar above N356.

    Gwadabe made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

    He said that the sale of dollar by Travelex to BDCs was already impacting positively on the market as the Naira had sustained gains at the major segments of the foreign exchange market.

    He said that as at 4 […]

  • $31.4m scandal: Patience Jonathan not above the law – APC

    $31.4m scandal: Patience Jonathan not above the law – APC

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as shameful the threats coming from a Niger Delta group and the protest at Port Harcout zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in support of the former first lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan, over the freezing of her dollar account containing about $31.4 million.

    A statement signed on Sunday by the APC Acting National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Timi Frank, described the threat as baseless and empty threat […]