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BE READY TO BEAR HIGHER PETROL COST – FG TELL NIGERIANS

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has admonished Nigerians to be ready to bear the pains of increased petrol pump price as crude oil price climbs above $60 per barrel. Speaking at the official launch of Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Program on Tuesday, Sylva said with no provision of...

A Federal High Court Sitting In Kano Has Reversed Oshiomhole’s Suspension

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday, suspended the ruling of an FCT High Court Abuja suspending Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. Justice Lewis Allagoa had ordered the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to provide security for Oshiomhole to resume in his office contrary...

Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday

The Federal Government on Saturday said the Berger/Kara Bridge would be opened to Motorists on March 1. This was made known by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti while speaking to newsmen. Kuti also said a total of 31 kilometers out of the 43 km stretch from Old Toll Gate to Sagamu Interchange...

CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, called for calm among residents of the state following the detection of the first case of Coronavirus brought in by an Italian. Obasa said the need by Lagos residents not to panic over the incident stems from the fact that the state...

EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned former Governor of Plateau, Jonah Jang, and a cashier at the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Yusuf Pam, on alleged N6.3 billion fraud. The defendants were first arraigned in June 2018 on 17-count charges bordering on misappropriation of funds, criminal breach of...

CBN: Banks no longer allowed to sack more than 5 staff without approval

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given a stern warning to all banks that they must seek its approval if they must sack more than five staff. This was stated in the communique released by the Bankers Committee after its meeting on Friday. The committee, in a circular signed by Director, Financial Markets Department, CBN,...

Railway Construction: Lagos To Close Two Roads

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday has announced its plan to close two roads in the the state for the ongoing Lagos – Ibadan railway project. The two roads to be affected ate Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area and Yaba Level Crossing. According to a statement by the state government, Jonathan Coker Street in...

Rumble In The House Of INEC

Following the declaration of the Electoral body earlier this week, the list has been published of political parties that are still recognised and that of those delisted. Alot have been said by political bigwigs Below are the delisted parties and Votes in 2019 Presidential Election PCP: 110,196GDPN: 41,852APA: 36,866SNC: 28,680APDA: 26,558PPA: 21,822ANN: 16,779MMN: 14,540DPP: 14,483ACD: 11,325NPC:...

FG Slams Adoke, Shell, Others With 42-count Charges Over Malabu Oil Deal

The Federal Government has filed a fresh 42-count charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, and six others over alleged fraud in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal. Adoke is being charged alongside Rasky Gbinigie, A. Abubakar, Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, Nigeria Agip Exploration Limited, Shell Ultra...

Ganduje Win At Supreme Court

In a unanimous decision, a seven-man panel of the Supreme Court has affirmed the 2019 election of the Kano State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje , as Governor of Kano State. The apex court dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party ’s Abba Yusuf to challenge the victory of...