• APC, PDP kick as INEC shifts Edo poll

    APC, PDP kick as INEC shifts Edo poll

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last night in Benin, postponed the conduct of Edo State governorship election to Wednesday, September 28. The exercise was to hold tomorrow.

    The National Commissioner in charge of Voters’ Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, announced this while briefing journalists.

    The shift came 24 hours following the warning by the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Police that terrorists might target Edo and other states during Sallah. Prominent Nigerians and parties reacted to the shift.

    “At […]

  • Lagos to Kick out Danfo Buses, Takes Delivery of $14.6m Light Rail Coaches

    Lagos to Kick out Danfo Buses, Takes Delivery of $14.6m Light Rail Coaches

    The Lagos state government, on Friday revealed plans to phase out the 14-seater commercial buses popularly referred to as ‘Danfos’ and other rickety buses over concerns for the safety of the buses plying roads in the state.

    Lagos state commissioner for transportation, Dr Dayo Mobereola made this known while addressing newsmen at the 2016 ministerial press briefing in commemoration of the first year in office of the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, in Alausa, Ikeja. Mr. Mobereola said that plans have been […]