Category Archives: Breaking

Foggy Weather: Lagos State Government Urges Motorists To Be Safety Conscious

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has urged motorists within the state to be careful as Lagos is experiencing foggy weather in the early mornings and late evenings. According to the General Manager, LASEMA, Mr. Michael Akindele, the government was worried about the attendant increase in traffic accidents and other emergencies, adding that the…

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NLC Rejects Introduction Of New Electricity Tariff, Toll Gate, Fuel Subsidy Removal

 Comrade Ayuba Wabba  The National Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reaffirmed its opposition to the removal of the fuel subsidy in the country. President of the NLC, Mr.Ayuba Wabba, who read the communique of an emergency meeting of the NWC in Abuja yesterday, said that the congress also rejected the new…

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“Do Not Sell Our Players To International Clubs Without Appropriate Developmental Framework”– Dalung Warns NFF

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Selcap Dalung has warned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to stop selling players of the national U-23 team to international clubs. He said, “It has come to my knowledge that these young players who are the source of our pride in world football are currently being subjected to harassment…

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FG Declares December 24, 25 & 28 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Dec. 24, 25 and 28 public holidays to mark Maulud Nabiy, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, respectively. Minister of the Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdul rahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr Bassey Akpanyung. “The Federal Government…

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FG Calls MTN’s Bluff, Threatens To Increase Fine If It Fails To Meet December Deadline

The Federal Government has said it would neither be cowed nor threatened by MTN’s court action against the N1.4trn fine, which was later reduced to N780 billion, adding that the telecommunications company risks another fine if it fails to pay on the December 31stdeadline. Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, made the statement yesterday in reaction…

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Buhari Sacks Dan-Abia As Managing Director Of NDDC, Appoints Ibim Semenitari

  Ibim Semenitari President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Bassey Dan-Abia as managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) replacing him with Ibim Semenitari, the immediate past commissioner of information and communication in Rivers State, pending the appointment of a substantive managing director/CEO. Semenitari, an award-winning journalist and media manager, had served in the…

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Fuel Scarcity: Lai Mohammed Says Nigerians Are Paying For GEJ’s Sins

While addressing State House correspondents Today, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said that the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, marketers and vandalism of oil pipelines should be blamed for the current fuel shortages. According to him, Nigerians are paying for the ‘sins’ of the last administration by the fuel scarcity that had…

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Zuriel Oduwole, Dj Cuppy, Toju Foyeh, Ozinna Anumudu, Make SME100 ‘25 Enterprising Females Under 25’!

  SME 100 unveils the leading ladies of the 25 under 25 Initiative. This Initiative recognizes the contributions of 25 outstanding women under the age of 25 to national growth and development. They include Zuriel Oduwole, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (DjCuppy), Toju Foyeh, Theodora Mogo, Lisa Omorodion, Ozinna Anumudu, Kehinde Smith and Bidemi Zakariyu. This initiative…

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