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Ambode Orders Potholes Repairs as Pen Cinema, Airport Road Construction Reach Advance Stages

Work on the Pen Cinema Flyover in Agege area of Lagos is now at 60 per cent completion stage, the State Government said on Friday.   The government also said the 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road was now at over 50 per cent completion stage, with an assurance that it would be completed by the end of the year.   The ... Read More »

#Osundecides: INEC Dismisses PDP’s Allegations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged members of the public to disregard the allegation that it created illegal polling units in Osun ahead of the Saturday governorship election in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi made the call on Friday in Abuja. Oyekanmi stated this while reacting to an allegation by the ... Read More »

Stella Oduah Dumps APGA For PDP

Senator Stella Oduah representing Anambra North has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) We recall that Oduah, a former Minister under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, had defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in June. In a statement released by her media office on Friday, Oduah said she discovered that APGA’s ideology was a mirage. The former Aviation ... Read More »

Imo: Oshiomhole brokers 55/45 % Deal for APC Factions

It looks like peace has returned to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State following the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s decision to split the state’s party structure by 55/45% amongst the two factions of the party loyal to Governor Rochas Okorocha and Senator Hope Uzodinma. In a statement issued by Oshiomhole’s Chief ... Read More »

NAPTIP Nabs Sweden-based Nigerian for buying 2 month-old baby

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a Nigerian based in Sweden for allegedly buying a two month old baby. The NAPTIP’s Director of Investigation and Monitoring, Mr Josiah Emerole made this known in Abuja on Friday, explained that the case involved a 43-year old Stephany Bassey who lives in Sweden. He said that ... Read More »

Dele Momodu Writes Tinubu ” Katakata May Burst If You Deny Ambode Second Term”

BY DELE MOMODU   My dear Asiwaju, I pray my letter meets you and yours in fantastic spirit. It has almost become a tradition for me to write, or openly express my views, to you periodically on political issues, since about 2007. Before I go into the meat of my epistle, kindly permit me to establish some protocol, or preamble. ... Read More »

Breaking:CBN Withdraws Skye Bank Licence, renames it Polaris Bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria has withdrawn the licence of Skye Bank and asked the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to begin its sale from Monday. A statement read“The operating license of Skye Bank has been revoked by the governor of the Central Bank and the NDIC has commenced its liquidation. The capitalisation of Polaris Bank Limited is being done ... Read More »

Shocker: FG Crashes Nigeria Air Before Take Off

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday, announced the suspension of the planned national carrier, Nigeria Air. On his Twitter handle, @hadisirika, Sirika tweeted: I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All commitments due will be honoured. We thank the public ... Read More »

2019 Primaries:”It’s Fake News, I have Not Resigned”- Ambode

2019 Primaries: Disregard Fake News My attention has been drawn to a falsehood spreading across social media platforms on the endorsement of a candidate for the Lagos State Governorship position by His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. There is no iota of truth in the said statement and it did not emanate from the Governor or his office. We are not ... Read More »

Amaechi Cannot Stop My Gubernatorial Ambition- Sen. Abe

The lawmaker representing Rivers South East in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has declared that nobody can deny him the right to contest for the governorship position of Rivers State. Abe, who made this declaration during an interactive session with the coalition of youths in Port Harcourt on Monday, said only God had the power to stop him from ... Read More »