Edo govt promises speedy completion of Ekehuan Road dualisation project

Edo govt promises speedy completion of Ekehuan Road dualisation project The Edo State Government has reassured residents that the ongoing dualisation of Ekehuan Road in Benin City would be completed on schedule, charging the contractor handling the construction to expedite work on the road and ensure speedy completion of the project. Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry...

A Bill To Establish Federal Eye Specialist Center Illeh Passes First Reading In House of Representatives – Edionwele

A Bill To Establish Federal Eye Specialist Center Illeh Passes First Reading In House of Representatives - Edionwele Abuja FCT 25th February 2021 A Bill to establish The Federal Eye Specialist Center, Illeh Edo State on Wednesday passed first reading in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly. The bill sponsored by Hon Joe Edionwele, member representing...

Nigerians have been reacting to the threat by Niger Delta militants to attack Abuja and Lagos over alleged marginalisation.

Nigerians have been reacting to the threat by Niger Delta militants to attack Abuja and Lagos over alleged marginalisation. A group of Niger Delta militants, Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters, has threatened to destroy infrastructure in the economic and political headquarters of the country. The militants, in the now-viral video posted on Tuesday by Africa Independent Television...

Metuh: my ordeal in EFCC custody unforgettable

Metuh: my ordeal in EFCC custody unforgettable Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary Chief Olisa Metuh on Wednesding said his ordeal in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kuje Prison, Abuja, is unforgettable He likened it to being a victim of armed robbery, wherein the thief violates the wife...

Akeredolu promises to bring back Obaseki to APC

Akeredolu promises to bring back Obaseki to APC Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has specially thanked Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki for coming for his second term inauguration. Akeredolu, while giving a vote of thanks to dignitaries, thanked Obaseki, said he will make sure he brings him back to the APC. Obaseki defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Senate okays N11.35bn for Police Trust Fund

Senate okays N11.35bn for Police Trust Fund Senate okays N11.35bn for Police Trust Fund. The Senate on Wednesday approved the sum of N11, 352,457,101.70 as budget for Nigeria Police Trust Fund in the 2020 fiscal year. The amount comprises only the capital component of the Police Trust Fund 2020 budget. The approval followed its consideration of the harmonized...

NDLEA intercepts container load of Tramadol in Apapa port

Nigerian Newspapers, PoliticsNDLEA intercepts container load of Tramadol in Apapa port …arrests Indian, 89 Nigerians in Lagos raids The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a container load of Tramadol at the Apapa seaport in Lagos, according to a statement by its Director, Media and Advocacy, Abuja, Femi Babafemi on Wednesday. This was as operatives...

Corruption: MDAs return N1.7trn to CRF in 11 years

Corruption: MDAs return N1.7trn to CRF in 11 years …Still holding on to N1tr Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) were forced to remit N1.7 trillion into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CFR) in 11 years. The MDAs did not willingly remit the funds, they were made to return the monies because they were proceeds of corruption. Having remitted this...