It was gathered that the Senate on Tuesday launched a probe into the alleged abandonment of an N8bn Code of Conduct Bureau permanent site under construction for the purchase of a building valued at N9bn.
The lawmaker representing Kogi-West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, who moved the motion for the probe during the day’s plenary, alleged that after the CCB got an approval from the National Executive Council to build its permanent site, the contract for its permanent site was reviewed […]
It was gathered that the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Government Projects has threatened to revoke some contracts awarded at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, in Ekiti State.
The committee issued the threat after inspecting some ongoing projects at the institution.
The team, led by the Deputy Director of Procurement in the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Musa Odiniya, particularly warned Tripod Nigeria Ltd. and Dumaco Best – the contractors handling the Central Administrative Block and the University Library projects, respectively.
The Vice-Chancellor of the […]
One of the sons of the Hon. Nimbofa Ayawe, the Bayelsa State Chairman of Board of Internal Revenue, was on Saturday burnt to death in an early morning fire that razed down their home along Okutukutu area of Yenagoa Local Government Area of the State.
Ayawe’s son was killed in the fire alongside his fiancee whose identity remained unknown.
Eyewitnesses told Newsmen that the fire,which was believed to have started from an electrical spark at about 4am, quickly spread through the building […]
According to reports, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has assured Nigerians of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to build a solid structure for the country.
Kachikwu stated this at the 2016 Convocation of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State on Saturday.
He said that there was no doubt that the country was passing through a difficult phase due to dwindling oil revenue but that Buhari was working hard to lay a sustainable foundation for the […]
The Oyo State Government has demolished a 69-year-old house in the Ososami area of Ibadan, saying it has become a threat to houses around it.
A 69-year-old house in the Ososami area of Ibadan, has been demolished by the Oyo State Government on Saturday, saying that the house has become a threat to houses around it.
Toye Arulogun, who is the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Strategy, disclosed that the demolition was a proactive step to prevent damage to neighbouring structures […]
Lanre Ogunsuyi, the Ekiti State Commissioner for Information, Youth and Sports, has defended the proposed construction of a new governor’s office, saying it is not a waste of public funds.
Ogunsuyi told newsmen on Monday in Ado-Ekiti that the new office is being constructed to provide security for Governor Ayodele Fayose.
He explained that the current Governor’s Office was congested and could not accommodate the governor’s personal aides and security personnel.
He said the office of the Secretary to the State Government, Chief […]
Unknown gunmen on Wednesday invaded the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) office in Onitsha, Anambra, torching some equipment and Star Times section in the premises.
Acting Manager of the station, Mr Chris Nwigwe, told Newsmen in Onitsha that the incident occurred at about 1.40 a.m.
“Some armed men tried to attack the staff on duty but only succeeded in burning down the Star Times building,” he said, adding that no life was lost in the attack.
An eyewitness said that an Improvised Explosive Device […]
An early morning fire yesterday razed a building at No. 5, Aborishade Close, Lawanson area of Lagos State and burnt an octogenarian, Mr. Godwin Oyia, to death.
The incident, sources say was caused by an electric device used for boiling water popularly called ‘boiling ring’, which was left unattended to, in the deceased’s room.
Emergency workers drawn from the state fire service and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) finally put out the wild fire.
Confirming the incident, LASEMA General Manager, Mr. […]
A 16-year-old girl, Faizan Muritala was on Tuesday confirmed dead after their residential building collapsed in Lagos.
The incident occurred at Kuata Area by Amara Olu Street, Mechanic Village, Agidingbi, Ikeja.
The Nation gathered that their makeshift building located in a swampy area collapsed following a mudslide.
The teenager’s death occurred barely 10 days after she married her husband, Mohammed, who alongside the deceased’s mother, Hawa, narrowly escaped death.
The incident occurred less than 24 hours after a mosque situated at 3, Adepitan Street, […]
Reports reaching ADELOVE NEWS have it that, many have been feared killed after a building collapsed at the Dosunmu bus stop area of Agidingbi in Lagos.
According to the spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, the building collapse was caused by a landslide.
Farinloye also disclosed that during rescue operations, one woman was brought out from the rubble dead.