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Lagos to award Fourth Mainland Bridge contract June

The Lagos State Government will in June award contract for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge, an official said on Wednesday. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, gave the assurance at a ministerial press briefing at Alausa, Ikeja. He said that the state was collating technical proposals

Ohaneze Crisis Deepens As Group Plans Fresh Elections

The crisis rocking the apex Igbor socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, deepened further at the weekend as its youth wing vowed to sack the President General, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, for allegedly meddling with activities of the youths and women wings. Accordingly, the group has shortlisted three persons including Prince Richard Ozobu,

Buhari attacks Nigerian youths, says they want everything free for doing nothing

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lambasted Nigerian youths in London. Buhari said most Nigerian youths want everything free without doing anything. Speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, Buhari said youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to Buhari, a lot of Nigerian youths have

Buhari approves $1 billion for purchase of arms

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country. This was revealed Wednesday by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, while speaking with journalists at the end of a security meeting chaired by

Collaborate with EFCC, ICPC to curb electoral fraud – Group charges INEC

A human rights group, The Democrat (TD) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), to curb electoral corruption in the forthcoming general elections in 2019. The group also called

Tenure Elongation: Buhari Has Saved APC From Serious Legal Turmoil, Says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari has saved the ruling party from “serious legal turmoil”. Describing the extension of the tenure of the national working committee (NWC) of the party led by John Oyegun as illegal, Tinubu commended Buhari. At the national executive committee

Female suicide bomber hits Buni-Yadi mosque

Suspected Boko Haram Suicide bomber has attacked worshipers in a mosques at fulatari area of Buni-Yadi, Gujba Local government area of Yobe state. Daily Trust gathered that the incident which occurred around 5:30am has left two people injured and the suicide bomber dead. This is the first time that town has witnessed

How President Buhari should be addressed henceforth – FG

The federal government has released a new directive on how President Muhammadu Buhari should be addressed at formal functions. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, gave the directive in a circular sent to ministries, departments and agencies of the federal government. “Government has observed with concern the inconsistent

3000 APC Members Defect To PDP In Benue

No fewer than 3, 500 strong members and supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have denounced their membership and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State. The mass defection which was celebrated at the weekend in Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo local government area of the state,

Breaking: FEC meeting cancelled

This week’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has been cancelled. According to a terse statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja on Monday, the meeting will not hold due to the participation of President Muhammadu Buhari and a significant number of