Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the on-going process of amending the 1999 Constitution being undertaken by the 8th National Assembly would be completed early next year.
Dr. Saraki spoke Wednesday when the National Executive of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by its President, Abubakar Balarabe Mahmud (SAN), visited him at the National Assembly, Abuja.
According to the Senate President, “on the issue of Constitution Amendment, we started very early on this because we know it can be a […]
A top ISIS commander has branded Donald Trump a ‘complete maniac’.
We wouldn’t expect any member of Daesh to give a democratically elected a ringing endorsement, but this is something else.
Abu Omar Khorasani said: ‘This guy is a complete maniac. His utter hate towards Muslims will make our job much easier because we can recruit thousands.’
He added: ‘Our leaders were closely following the U.S. election but it was unexpected that the Americans will dig their own graves and they did so.’
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday assured residents that the ongoing Lagos-Badagry Expressway Expansion project would be completed before the end of 2019.
The Governor, who spoke shortly after embarking on extensive inspection of ongoing projects across the State, said the project was a major economic catalyst for Lagos and therefore his administration was totally committed to seeing it through.
Recalling that his recent visit to Denmark was to finalise plans with APM Terminals to fast-track the commencement of work on […]
It was gathered that the new Management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) has reiterated its determination to complete all on-going projects being undertaken by the company.
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Chiedu Ugbo who stated this in Abuja, also debunked the rumour that NDPHC projects have been suspended due to Government’s plan to change the name of the Company.
“I want to state categorically that all our projects are ongoing. There is no plan by the new […]
Osun youths newly trained in agricultural production returned to Nigeria at the weekend with a promise to create a huge impact in the agriculture and general food production sector of the country.
The youths who were sponsored to Germany by the state government, gave the assurance on their return to Osogbo after their two months trip abroad.
The youths, numbering 20, were received by officials of the Osun Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Youth Engagement at the Muritala International Airport, Ikeja […]
Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Senator Kabiru Gaya, has said the Federal Government would complete the Ibadan-Ilorin Expressway by 2019, 14 years construction of the highway started.
He disclosed this at the flag off ceremony of the remaining 52 kilometres that have not been constructed on the expressway, leading from Oyo to Ogbomoso. The ceremony was held at the boundary of the Oyo-Ogbomoso Road.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had awarded the road in 2002 and divided the highway to three lots. The […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to immediately complete the Mambilla Hydro Power Project to increase the energy potentials of Nigeria and pave way for more development.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo gave this Charge in Jalingo on Friday while speaking with newsmen after visiting the site of the power project.
Obasanjo said that the project which was sited in Mambilla during his administration would be of great benefit to the region and to Nigeria and as such must be quickly completed.
He added […]
Manchester City have completed the signing of Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko.
The 19-year-old winger scored twice in 26 appearances last season for Russian club FC Ufa, having joined from Shakhtar Donetsk on a free transfer in 2015.
Zinchenko played in all three of Ukraine’s matches at Euro 2016, coming on as a substitute against Germany and Northern Ireland, before starting against Poland.
He follows Nolito into the club after the Spain international forward sealed his transfer from Celta Vigo on a four-year contract […]
Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has assured that the Federal Government would finish all ongoing projects within three years.
The minister made this statement on Saturday after inspecting work at the Loko-Oweto Bridge, over River Benue, which connects Loko and Oweto communities in Nasarawa and Benue, respectively.
He said that the Federal Government would make funds available to pay contractors as soon as they delivered completed projects.
According to him, “The Federal Government of Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari have […]
A major medical breakthrough was recorded in the U.S. as surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, announced the first successful pen!s transplant. The 15-hour penile surgery – the third such attempt in the world – was performed on 64-year-old Thomas Manning, who received the transplanted appendage from a deceased donor.
Surgeons claim the patient would resume normal urinary and s*xual functions within weeks or months, as the first penile transplant surgery carried out in South Africa in 2014 produced […]
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it had successfully completed the restructuring of its N167.5 billion Programme II, Series 1 and 2 Bonds.
In a statement by Akinkunmi Mustapha, the Commissioner for Finance, the government said the restructuring, which was approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week, was achieved through the finalization of a process through which the state worked to reach an agreement with its bond creditors, on accelerating repayment terms.
Mr. Mustapha said the transaction, which […]