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Just in: AMCON Takes over Best Western Hotel in Lagos

Photo by Ajayi Oyebo A Best Western Hotel on Allen Avenue, Ikeja Lagos was today taken over by the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Our I-Reporter T the scene stated that about 11.30am armed police men and AMCON officials caused a stir when they took over the property and write a huge inscriptions on the wall. The staff were ... Read More »

How Jonathan plunged Nigeria into Recession-Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Friday gave insight into how Nigeria slipped into recession. Mr. Fashola, who spoke at the Lafarge Road Construction Summit in Lagos, said recession didn’t happen overnight and attributed the development to poor budgetary funding by the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan. “There have been various comments about who and ... Read More »

Ambode has shown that Governance is not rocket science-Dele Momodu

Publisher and Chairman of Ovation Media Group, Mr. Dele Momodu on Friday evening commended Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode saying that he has succeeded in proving that governance in Nigeria is not rocket science.  Momodu, who led members of the Ovation Media Group on a courtesy visit to Governor Ambode at the Lagos House in Ikeja to formally present ... Read More »

Opinion:Akwa-Ibom @ 30: History in Perspective

By Joe Iniodu Akwa Ibom is agog with a potpourri of activities for a week-long celebration to mark the state’s 30th anniversary. Apart from commemorating the day of the creation of the State; it is also expected to celebrate God’s faithfulness as the state has recorded giant leaps that have put her poles apart from her peers. When it debuted ... Read More »

30 feared dead in Lagos-Ibadan Auto Crash

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) yesterday confirmed that there was an auto accident on the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Thursday night which claimed 30 lives. This was disclosed by the spokesman of the FRSC, Mr Bisi Kazeem, who said the accident occurred at 8p.m. at Km 95 around the Elebolo Quary Area on the Ibadan axis of the road. According ... Read More »

Wike warns IPOB”We will Make Rivers too hot for you”

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has warned IPOB members to stop its violent acts or face the full wrath of the law. The Rivers State government will not tolerate any attack on other Nigerians living in the state by members of the Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra, IPOB, or any other group, Governor Nyesom Wike has declared. He made the ... Read More »

Confirmed: Buhari visits London after UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to return to London again after attending this year’s United Nations General Assembly. This development was revealed on Friday by the Special Adviser on Media to the President, Femi Adesina. Adesina, who did not elaborate on the reason. The statement reads in full: “ “President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Sunday for New York, to join other ... Read More »

South East Governors proscribe IPOB

Governors of the South East states after an emergency meeting have proscribed tge group calling itself Indigenous People  Of Biafra (IPOB). They called on the leaders of IPOB and all other aggrieved groups to articulate their position on all national issues and submit to the committee of governors, Ohaneze Ndigbo, and the members of the National Assembly from the zone ... Read More »

Army to Abia Governor”Nothing will stop Operation Python Dance II”

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it would launch Python Dance II (Egwu Eke 11) in the South East and Cross River on Friday as scheduled. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Director, Army Public Relations, said this in a statement in Abuja. Usman urged the public to disregard information credited to Abia governor and GOC 82 Division, Enugu, that soldiers would be ... Read More »

Resident Doctors call off strike

Following the suspension of its nationwide strike yesterday, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) are expected to resume work today. The union had called off the strike after the Federal Government agreed to address the issues under contention, by implementing the contents of the renegotiated Memorandum of Settlement, including payment of salaries, allowances and other issues. Minister of Labour ... Read More »