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Edo Govt Restricts Movement Around Oba Ovoranmwen Square For Oba Ewuare II’s Coronation anniversary*

The Edo State Government has announced the restriction of movement around Oba Ovoranmwen Square (Ring Road), Benin City, on Saturday, October 20, to reduce traffic congestion in the area and allow space for the activities marking the 2nd Coronation Anniversary of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolo Kpolo, Oba Ewuare II. In a statement, Commissioner for …

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Boko Haram Attacks: Nurses, Midwives Threaten To Withdraw Services In Northeast

Nurses and midwives in Nigeria on Friday threatened to withdraw their services from the Northeastern part of the country over the recurrent attacks on health workers in the region by Boko Haram terrorists. NANNM. Recall that a midwife, Saifura Khorsa, and another health worker, Hauwa Liman, were abducted and killed recently by the Al-Barnawi controlled Islamic State of West Africa …

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Alleged Drugs Containing Human Remains: NAFDAC Puts Ports Inspection Directorate On Alert

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has alerted its Ports Inspection Directorate to be on the lookout at ports and borders over alleged drugs containing human remains. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. South Korean Customs Service on Sept. 30 revealed …

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We’ll Destroy Boko Haram, Buhari Boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night said that the brutal activities of the Boko Haram sect would soon become history. He gave the assurance while hosting members of the Kannywood entertainment industry to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking in Hausa language, he said that the Federal Government would not allow any group hiding under religion to unleash …

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Why Buhari Administration Engages Foreign Media –Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it is engaging foreign media organizations, networks and think tanks to shape their opinion on the true position of things and to also correct the negative narratives about the country and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in London after an engagement with the Royal African Society, a …

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Again, Buhari Commends Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has again commended former President Goodluck Jonathan for accepting the outcome of the 2015 presidential election which he (Buhari) won. Buhari spoke while hosting some entertainers of the Northern Nigerian extraction, Kannywood, to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday evening. The president who spoke in the Hausa language said he would continue to hold …

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Fayemi Dissolves Boards Of Agencies, Parastatals

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Friday dissolved boards of government agencies, parastatals and corporations in the state. Mr Biodun Oyebanji, the Secretary to the State Government, in a statement in Ado-Ekiti, directed the chairmen of the boards of the agencies to hand over to the most senior officers in their respective agencies. Kayode Fayemi “Chairmen of the boards of …

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FAYOSE TO EFCC: Charge Me To Court If You Have Evidence

DETAINED former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has reportedly refused to cooperate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, operatives interrogating him over alleged graft while he held sway as governor between 2014 and October 16, 2018 and dared the agency to charge him to court. In the main, the anti-graft agency wants Fayose, who turned in himself …

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FG Projects Tighter Budget In 2019, To Spend N8.6trn

Yielding to increasing domestic and international realities, the federal government is targeting a tighter fiscal plan with a projected budget of N8.6 trillion in 2019. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, gave the indication in Abuja Thursday at a public consultation on the 2019 – 2021 Medium Term Fiscal Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper …

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APC Legal Team Threatens Oshiomhole, Others With Contempt

THE legal team of the Chief Cyril Ogodo led executive of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, have threatened to initiate a contempt of proceedings against the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole and anyone who violates the order of the Federal High Court, sitting at Asaba for parties to maintain status quo pending the hearing and …

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