Home / News

News

APCAfrica, Nigeria Chapter Meetings & Discourse holds Saturday

The Association of Political Consultants-Africa, APCAfrica, holds its meeting/discourse Saturday, September 23,2017 at 4pm. The programme holds at Best Western Starfire, Joel Ogunnaike, GRA Ikeja and the agenda includes “Review of the 2017 Kenya General Elections by Duncan Kirui, General Secretary, APCAfrica” and “Winning with a Voters Contact Campaign Strategy: …

Read More »

Apapa gridlock: Stay away from Lagos for now, Govt orders truck owners …Says order to subsist pending clearing of traffic spillover …Attributes bottleneck to breakdown of operations at Ports …Deploys RRS, LASTMA, LASEMA to enforce directive at State borders

Worried by the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles/trailers and petroleum tankers to stay away from Lagos for now. The State Government in a press conference jointly addressed by officials of the …

Read More »

‘Be change agents’- Magu charges youths

The Acting chairman  of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC, Ibrahim Magu  has charged Nigerian youths to take up the gauntlet  and become change agents in the fight against corruption in the country.  Magu who was represented by the head of the Benin Zonal office, Mailafia Yakubu stated this Thursday September …

Read More »

Africa is the next maritime investment haven – NIMASA DG …Charges African countries to develop maritime infrastructure

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that with the potentials of the African maritime sector, competitive operating environment, proper regulation, incentives and infrastructural development; Africa would be the next maritime investment haven. Dr. Peterside who made this known while speaking on the theme “Promoting Sustainable …

Read More »

Lawmakers’ salaries: Meeting with Saraki raises more questions than answers—SERAP

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has confirmed that its representatives Thursday met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki to discuss issues relating to details of annual salaries and allowances of lawmakers. In a statement Friday by Timothy Adewale SERAP deputy director the organization said that, “While we appreciate …

Read More »

No threat will make me support Umahi in 2019 – Ex-Governor Elechi; Says: I’m not afraid of probe, have been under it since I left office

By Charles Otu The lingering face-off between the former Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Martin Elechi and his successor, Engr. David Umahi took a turn for the worse Thursday when the former Governor accused Governor Umahi of sponsoring frivolous petitions against his government, stating that he was already being probed …

Read More »

Breast cancer not death sentence, Ambode tells women …Says early medical attention key to overcoming disease …As Akeredolu’s wife takes awareness campaign to Lagos

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday counseled victims of breast cancer not to see the disease as death sentence but rather embrace early medical solution to overcome it. Governor Ambode, who said this while receiving the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu at Lagos House, …

Read More »

There’ll be no sacred cow – Magu

 Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has once again stressed that no one will be “untouchable” as the agency intensifies its anti-corruption crusade.   “We are winning the war against corruption, because the age of impunity is over, and never again would anyone be treated as …

Read More »

Kwara chiefs to lose salaries

Traditional rulers of Illofa and Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero local government area of Kwara State, Oba Samuel Niyi Dada and Oba Joshua Adeyemi Adimula respectively, are to forfeit three months salaries to the state government. This was part of the State’s Executive Council resolutions after considering white paper on the report …

Read More »

Dangote at UN General Assembly in New York: ‘Africa will become food basket of the world’; ‘Five of 12m jobs needed in Africa soon must be created in Nigeria’; ‘We should pray that oil prices remain low’

    Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa …

Read More »