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Ilegal mining: 16 Chinese, eight Nigerians arrested in Zurak, Plateau State … Illegal mining kingpin, Usman Abubakar (aka Dan China) declared wanted by NSA

Sixteen Chinese nationals and eight Nigerians involved in massive illegal mining were on Monday arrested in Zurak, Wase Local Government, Plateau State on the orders of the National Security Adviser (NSA), Brig-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), when the NSA in company with the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode …

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Former Governor Odili @ 69: Rivers PDP Chairman, Obuah rejoices …Says he’s a true elder statesman, patriotic Nigerian

As former Rivers State Governor, Sir Dr. Peter Odili marks his 69th birthday on August 15, 2017, the leadership and entire members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State have joined other well-meaning people across Nigeria and beyond to celebrate an accomplished leader whose landmark achievements and contributions …

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Busted: Gombe Agric Commissioner, Agric Bank Manager fingered for allegedly defrauding farmers

Gombe state Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Dahiru Buba Biri and the Gombe branch Manager of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Adamu Idris, have been fingered in an alleged scam of defrauding farmers. According to the All Lower Farmers Association of Nigeria (ALFAN), who addressed a press conference, the Anchor Borrowers …

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Lagos to roll out first set of 5,000 new commercial buses in six months…Integrated transportation pivotal to growth of State’s economy, Says Ambode…Receives students of Harvard Varsity

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said that the first set of 5000 brand new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative, a brain child of his administration, would be flagged off within the next six months. Governor Ambode, who spoke when students of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School …

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LASTMA arrests 8 officials for taking bribe from motorists …Vows to rid Agency of corrupt practices, indiscipline

In continuation of efforts to stem the tide of corruption among the state’s traffic officials, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested eight of its officials for collecting bribe from motorists and for other corrupt practices. The officials, who are attached to the Agege-Pen Cinema Office of the …

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Power: Kwara to deploy solar energy

Kwara State Government is to deploy solar energy systems to villages, small scale businesses and key government establishments to boost electricity supply and enhance economy activities in the state. The State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed who disclosed this when he received the National President, Licensed Electrical Contractors Association of Nigeria, …

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Investment in sports crucial to winning competitions – Ambode …Pledges to increase price money for ITTF Nigeria Open

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday identified the right investment in sports as the necessary impetus that can bring about good performance of Nigerian athletes in sporting competitions, saying that it was time for the country to focus in such direction. Governor Ambode, who made the reamrks while …

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