• Ambode sets to commission another 114 roads in 2017

    Ambode sets to commission another 114 roads in 2017

    The Lagos State government has promised to embark on the second phase of another 114 roads to cut across the 57 council areas in the first quarter of next year, to open-up the rural areas in the state.

    Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperative, Rotimi Ogunleye, who disclosed this during the 16th Professor Anthony Afolabi Adegbola Memorial Lecture organised by Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG), Ikorodu, Lagos, where he was conferred with a Merit Award, said provision of infrastructure remains […]

  • Timaya, MI, others set for Awka Glo Campus Storm

    Timaya, MI, others set for Awka Glo Campus Storm

    Next generation network and biggest corporate promoter of entertainment, Globacom, has announced that the next edition of its music concert, Glo Campus Storm, will be held this Friday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.

    The company disclosed in a press statement that four musicians have been engaged to provide sublime fun and entertainment to students and other members of the university community at the show.

    They are dancehall star, Timaya; rap artiste, Jude Abaga, popularly known as MI; hip-hop star, […]

  • Imo lawmakers set to impeach Speaker over guber ambition

    Imo lawmakers set to impeach Speaker over guber ambition

    The rumoured governorship ambition of the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has allegedly set him and a section of the lawmakers on a collision course.

    The lawmakers are demanding the immediate resignation or impeachment of the Speaker, who is also president of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Africa Region.

    But the media aide to the speaker, Mr. Ben Ilochuonwu, has dismissed the alleged plot by some lawmakers to impeach the speaker over his ambition to succeed Governor Rochas Okorocha […]

  • President-elect Donald Trump set to announce new cabinet picks

    President-elect Donald Trump set to announce new cabinet picks

    US President-elect Donald Trump meets a slate of potential cabinet members at his golf club Sunday, including Chris Christie, indicating he remains supportive of the New Jersey governor after booting him from the transition team.

    The 70-year-old Republican billionaire promised reporters they would “hear some things” Sunday after a second marathon day of meetings at his New Jersey golf retreat, a 90-minute drive from Manhattan.

    “Numerous patriots will be coming to Bedminster today as I continue to fill out the various positions […]

  • Nigerian NAF Destroys Another Set of Illegal Oil Barges in Rivers State

    Nigerian NAF Destroys Another Set of Illegal Oil Barges in Rivers State

    According to report, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has destroyed another set of illegal oil barges in Rivers.

    Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, said the barges were filled with stolen oil.

    According to Famuyiwa two of the latest barges filled with stolen oil were set ablaze by NAF Helicopters on armed patrol around Okoromabie in the South-East of Port Harcourt Refinery.

    Famuyiwa explained that the third barge, […]

  • Port Harcourt refinery set to commence production of aviation fuel

    Port Harcourt refinery set to commence production of aviation fuel

    As part of the management of Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC) has announced its readiness to commence the production of Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK) popularly known as aviation fuel.

    This part of efforts the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), to reposition company for profitability in line with the 12-point agenda.

    The Managing Director of PHRC, Dr. Bafred Enjugu, who disclosed this in a presentation made to the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, during an official tour of the 210, […]

  • Check out the $5.3 million home the Obamas are set to live in after leaving the White House

    Check out the $5.3 million home the Obamas are set to live in after leaving the White House

    The Obamas, after Barack’s tenure at the White House ends, will be moving into a lavish $5.3 million residence in a desirable gated neighborhood in Washington, DC. The house was built in 1928, with 8,200 square feet and nine bedrooms.

    According to reports, the Obamas will lease the home from Joe Lockhart, who served as press secretary in President Bill Clinton’s White House, until their younger daughter, Sasha, finishes high school. See more photos from the interior of the house as […]

  • Debts: FG set to refund N720bn to states, says Dogara

    Debts: FG set to refund N720bn to states, says Dogara

    According to reports, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government to refund debts owed the 36 states by paying them N20billion apiece, a total of N720bn.

    Dogara said the money would be used for the provision of infrastructure by the states.

    Many states had in the past undertaken to rehabilitate failing federal government infrastructure in their domain, especially road projects with the understanding that they would be repaid by the latter.

    Statement on […]

  • SSANU set for shut down FUNNAB over sack of 23 members

    SSANU set for shut down FUNNAB over sack of 23 members

    According to reports, the National leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) is set for a show down with the management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, over the sack of 23 of its members.

    The union claimed its members were sacked for exposing alleged corrupt practices by the Vice Chancellor and management of the institution.

    In a communique at the end of its National Executive Council meeting, SSANU said contrary to insinuations from the management […]

  • Ministers hold retreat, set to unveil National Economic Blueprint

    Ministers hold retreat, set to unveil National Economic Blueprint

    Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has revealed that the government would soon unveil its economic blueprint for the country.

    Following two days of brainstorming in Abuja, organized by Udoma’s ministry, with various teams drawn from the public and private sector, Udoma revealed that the president’s economic vision and Strategic Implementation Plan, drawn up by his ministry, along with vibrant ideas canvassed and analysed at the retreat, would be harmonised and launched at the federal government’s comprehensive economic […]

  • EFCC set to remand lawyer over alleged N5m bribe to Justice Ofili–Ajumogobia

    EFCC set to remand lawyer over alleged N5m bribe to Justice Ofili–Ajumogobia

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has commenced moves to remand a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, for allegedly paying N5m into the bank account of a Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili–Ajumogobia.

    Obla, who has been in EFCC detention for the last two days, is also a former EFCC prosecutor.

    A source at the EFCC said, “We still need to keep him for interrogation. We will therefore approach a court to get a remand […]