Category Archives: Breaking

Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria Is In This Situation Because Jonathan’s Administration Lacked The Political Will To Save

  Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has blamed the current economic situation of Nigeria on the lack of political will of Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save. Below is how The Cable is reporting it: Speaking on “inequality, growth and resilience,” at George Washington University, the two-time finance minister said the World Bank and the International Monetary…

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LASG Moves To Construct Additional Pedestrian Bridge At Ojota

  Following the fiasco witnessed the past couple of days by pedestrians seeking to cross the Ojota expressway, the Lagos State Government yesterday said it would construct an additional pedestrian at Ojota bus-stop along Ikorodu Road to complement the existing one following the upsurge in its usage. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr…

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Fayose Warns Chinese Government Not To Grant Nigeria’s $2b Loan Request

  The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has urged the Chinese Government not to grant the $2 billion loan being sought by the Federal Government of Nigeria. This was contained in a letter addressed to Chinese President Xi Jinping by Governor Fayose on Thursday. President Buhari is currently in China for discussions on the…

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Number Of Freed Inmates Rises To 184 In Lagos As CJ Releases 31 More

 Governor Ambode with Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade  Yesterday, we reported that Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, the Chief Judge of Lagos State released 153 inmates from the Kirikiri Makimum and Minimum Prisons, in a bid to decongest the prisons. Read here if you missed. In continuation of her efforts to reduce the population of awaiting trial inmates in custody,…

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LASG To Sign MoU For Construction Of 4th Mainland Bridge In May

 Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, speaking at the Quarterly Town Hall Meeting (3rd In The Series) held on Thursday April 14th, 2016 at Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu  Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday announced that the state government would formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with investors for the construction of the proposed 4th…

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Mile 12 Traders Kick Against Market Relocation, Say They Were Forced By LASG To Agree Earlier

    The Mile 12 Traders Association, has pleaded with the Lagos State Government to upgrade the market instead of relocating it to Imota as announced days back. Read here if you missed. According to Vanguard, the Secretary, Shukurah Yam Market, Mr Collins Obichukwu and the Chairman, Provision and Electronics Section, Chief Sunday Ossai made the…

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ICC Probes Nigerian Army, Boko Haram For Human Rights Abuse

  The International Criminal Court (ICC) has started the process of investigating human rights abuses by the Nigerian military. The Netherlands-based court will also investigate abuses by Boko Haram, the terror group whose activities have caused the death of about 20,000 people in Nigeria since 2009. The military has been accused of illegal killings and…

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After Labeling President Buhari A Fraudster, Duncan Mighty Begs For Political Appointment

  Duncan Mighty is eating his words so soon! Recall how the singer blasted President Buhari during his Presidential campaign last year, labelling him a 419er among other things. Apparently, the ‘Port Harcourt boy’ crooner has had a change of heart going by his post on Instagram yesterday where he begged for an appointment with…

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Lagos Chief Judge Frees 153 Inmates From Kirikiri Prisons

  Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, yesterday released 153 inmates from the Kirikiri Maximum and Minimum Prisons, Vanguard reports. 129 inmates from the Medium Prisons and 24 inmates from the Maximum Prisons were reportedly freed by Atilade. The chief judge said the release of the inmates were part of efforts to…

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We’ll Deal With You Like Boko Haram Insurgents – President Buhari Warns Pipeline Vandals

  President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a stern warning to vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations, saying the full weight of the law would be unleashed on them should they continue in their nefarious acts, reports Vanguard. Speaking at a meeting with members of the Nigerian community in China, the President said…

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