Wike’s life is in danger in Edo State

The attention of the Rivers State Government has been drawn to a worrisome report that the Hotel our Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is staying in Benin City is presently under siege by over 300 policemen. What is more disturbing is that the policemen led by DIG Leye Oyebanji have also been very audible with threats that he should leave Edo State. We want to place … Continue reading Wike’s life is in danger in Edo State

WTO: Okonjo Iweala makes it to next round

Nigeria’s candidate for the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has made it to the next round of voting after a selection process which saw three candidates miss out. With this development, five candidates are still in the race for the WTO top job after securing enough support to guarantee a place in the next round of voting. General Council Chair, … Continue reading WTO: Okonjo Iweala makes it to next round

Policemen have taken over my hotel, Wike cries out

Over 300  Nigeria Police personnel had besieged the Hotel where the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is lodged while on official assignment in Benin, Edo State. Wike on his Twitter handle said the hotel is has been held siege by over 300 Police men, lamenting that Governors Abdullahi  Ganduje and Hope Uzodinma of Kano and  Imo States are all in Benin, Edo State carrying out … Continue reading Policemen have taken over my hotel, Wike cries out

Ogun Resident Doctors Call Off Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors(ARD) of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, has called off its planned industrial action scheduled to commence on Monday, 21st of September, 2020. This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the state government. According to the President of the Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Mutiu Popoola, the state government after series … Continue reading Ogun Resident Doctors Call Off Strike

Visa ban: FG replies US, UK

The Federal Government, has told the United States and the United Kingdom that the country has ample provisions in its laws to sanction violators and perpetrators of electoral violence and fraud in the country. The government said it took note of the concerns of some of its partners, specifically the United States and the United Kingdom governments regarding the elections in Edo and Ondo States. … Continue reading Visa ban: FG replies US, UK

Facebook opens new office in Lagos

Facebook on Friday said it would be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa. In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos, said this would be its second office on the African continent. It said the opening of the new office was aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region. The office, it said, … Continue reading Facebook opens new office in Lagos

Edo Elections: PDP Protests Siege on Governors By Security Agents

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) protests the clampdown on its governors by security agents in Benin City, Edo state capital, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. The national leadership of the party, in a press conference addressed by the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, alerted the nation and the international community of the security siege on PDP governors in their lodging in Benin City. The … Continue reading Edo Elections: PDP Protests Siege on Governors By Security Agents

More money rolls in for Federal, states, local councils in August allocation

The Federal Government, states and local government councils have shared N682.06 billion from revenue collected in August, Dr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has said. The amount is slightly higher than the N676.407 billion shared last month.It is also higher than the N651 billion shared in July. Isa-Dutse said that the money shared excluded cost of collection to Nigeria … Continue reading More money rolls in for Federal, states, local councils in August allocation

FG, Lagos pay conditional cash transfer to beneficiaries in Apapa for July, August

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government, has commenced the payment of Conditional Cash Transfer to another set of beneficiaries in Apapa area of the State for the months of July and August 2020. Speaking at the second edition of the disbursement of the Cash Transfer to the beneficiaries in Apapa Local Government Area of the State on Thursday, the Honourable Commissioner … Continue reading FG, Lagos pay conditional cash transfer to beneficiaries in Apapa for July, August

Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion

As part of the ongoing rehabilitation works on Ikorodu Road, the State Government is set to commence the next phase of repairs from Ojota Interchange to Ojota Second Pedestrian Bridge and the Service lane inbound Lagos, from Monday 21st of September, 2020 for a duration of three months. According to a statement signed by the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the entire length … Continue reading Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion