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ANEEJ to Shittu: Don’t drag PMB into MTN fine issue

AGENE GODWIN, Benin The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ),  has criticised  the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, for  dragging  President Muhammadu Buhari into the issue of  the $5.2 billion fine imposed on the mobile telecommunications company,  MTN, by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The NGO insisted that …

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Audu’s death has forced APC out of Kogi governorship race –  PDP; demands resignation of AGF, INEC chairman, others

Rising from its Emergency National Caucus Meeting, which held, Wednesday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare it winner of the Saturday’s Kogi State Governorship election as insists that ‘no known law or constitutional provision allows the substituting of candidates, once the …

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Lagos accounts for 70% of Nigeria’s transportation network – FRSC; I have political will to tackle traffic gridlock – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Thursday, assured residents of his strong political will to take tough decisions and implement effective strategies to bring about a robust traffic management system in the state. Governor Ambode, who stated this at the Traffic Management and Transportation Summit organised by the State Government, …

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Boko Haram insurgents now conceal bombs in attractive objects – DHQ; arrests 5 out of 100 ‘most wanted’ terrorists

Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has alerted the general public that the Boko Haram insurgents have resorted to concealing bombs in attractive objects. Director of Defence Information, DDI, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, who disclosed this, Wednesday, in Abuja at a media briefing, also revealed that after the military has so far arrested five …

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South African filmmakers woo Nollywood

Consul-General of South African High Commission in Lagos, Ambassador Mokgethi Monaisa, has expressed the desire of his country’s filmmakers to collaborate with their Nigerian counterparts in promoting the film industry. Monaisa who said this, Wednesday, in Lagos, added that South African filmmakers had strong believe that the collaboration would also …

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