[NEWS] BUHARI DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY ON WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION

  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON THURSDAY DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY ON NIGERIA’S WATER SUPPLY, SANITATION AND HYGIENE SECTOR. ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT BY HIS SPECIAL ADVISER ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, FEMI ADESINA, THE PRESIDENT MADE THE DECLARATION WHILE INAUGURATING THE NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR REVITALISATION OF WATER SUPPLY, SANITATION AND HYGIENE AT THE   PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA. BUHARI SAID THE DECLARATION HAS BECOME IMPERATIVE TO REDUCE THE HIGH-PREVALENCE OF WATER-BORNE DISEASES IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF…

"[NEWS] BUHARI DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY ON WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION"

[NEWS] INEC TO CREATE MORE VOTING POINTS IN LAGOS

    THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC), ON WEDNESDAY, SAID IT WOULD CREATE MORE VOTING POINTS IN LAGOS STATE TO EASE ACCREDITATION AND VOTING PROCESSES ACROSS THE 8,462 POLLING UNITS IN THE STATE DURING 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS. SAM OLUMEKUN, THE RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER OF INEC IN THE STATE, DISCLOSED THIS AT A STAKEHOLDERS MEETING ORGANISED BY THE COMMISSION IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND THE NIGERIA POLICING PROGRAMME (NPP) IN LAGOS. THERE ARE…

"[NEWS] INEC TO CREATE MORE VOTING POINTS IN LAGOS"

[NEWS] FG SET TO OPEN FRESH BID FOR LAGOS CONTAINER TERMINAL

    THE TIN CAN 11 CONTAINER TERMINAL, ALSO KNOWN AS LILYPOND TERMINAL, IS ABOUT TO BE ADVERTISED FOR PUBLIC BIDDING, LILYPOND WAS CONCESSIONED IN 2006 TO AP MOLLER TERMINALS. OUR CORRESPONDENT LEARNT THAT THE CONCESSION ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY AND APMT, WHICH LASTED FOR 10 YEARS, ENDED IN 2016. THE NPA, WHICH CONFIRMED THE PLANNED FRESH BID ROUND FOR THE TERMINAL ON MONDAY, SAID THE TERMINAL WILL SOON BE OPEN FOR FRESH…

"[NEWS] FG SET TO OPEN FRESH BID FOR LAGOS CONTAINER TERMINAL"

[NEWS] THREE PERSONS CONFIRMED DEAD IN LAGOS BOAT ACCIDENT

    THREE PERSONS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED DEAD AS A BOAT CARRYING 20 PASSENGERS CAPSIZED BETWEEN LIVERPOOL AND COCONUT UNDER BRIDGE IN LAGOS. ADESINA TIAMIYU, THE GENERAL MANAGER, LAGOS STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ADESINA TIAMIYU, SAID THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ON WEDNESDAY AT 8:20P.M. HE SAID: ”12 OF THE PASSENGERS WERE RESCUED ALIVE BY THE LAGOS STATE WATERWAYS AUTHORITY (LASWA) OFFICIALS AND LOCAL DIVERS. AND THAT THE RESCUE TEAM WERE STILL SEARCHING FOR FIVE OTHER MISSING…

"[NEWS] THREE PERSONS CONFIRMED DEAD IN LAGOS BOAT ACCIDENT"

[NEWS] LOW TURNOUT AS INEC DISPLAYS VOTERS REGISTER IN LAGOS

    REGISTERED VOTERS IN LAGOS STATE ON TUESDAY TRICKLED IN TO CHECK THEIR DETAILS AT DIFFERENT POLLING UNITS AS THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) BEGAN DISPLAY OF THE REGISTER OF VOTERS. THE DISPLAY IS BEING DONE ACROSS THE 8, 462 POLLING UNITS (PUS) IN ALL THE 20 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF THE STATE. NEWSMEN AT SOME POLLING UNITS IN ALIMOSHO AND LAGOS MAINLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OBSERVED THE PRESENCE OF ONLY FEW PERSONS AT…

"[NEWS] LOW TURNOUT AS INEC DISPLAYS VOTERS REGISTER IN LAGOS"

[NEWS] UNILAG ASUU JOINS STRIKE ACTION

    THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITY (ASUU), UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS CHAPTER, HAS ENSURED TOTAL COMPLIANCE WITH THE STRIKE DIRECTIVE GIVEN BY THE UNION’S NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC). THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CHAPTER, DR DELE ASHIRU, MADE THE DISCLOSURE ON TODAY IN LAGOS. HE SAID THE CHAPTER HELD A CONGRESS ON TUESDAY DURING WHICH MEMBERS RESOLVED TO JOIN IN THE INDUSTRIAL ACTION. IT CAN BE RECALLED THAT THE ASUU NEC ON SUNDAY DECLARED A…

"[NEWS] UNILAG ASUU JOINS STRIKE ACTION"

[NEWS] PRINCE CHARLES CANCELS TRIP TO JOS OVER SECURITY CONCERNS

  THE PRINCE OF WALES HAS CANCELED HIS TRIP TO JOS IN PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA, OVER SECURITY CONCERNS, FOLLOWING MONTHS OF DEADLY CLASHES BETWEEN NOMADIC HERDERS AND FARMERS IN THE RESTIVE REGION. PRINCE CHARLES AND HIS SECOND WIFE, CAMILLA, ARRIVED IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL ABUJA ON TUESDAY, ON THE TAIL END OF A WEST AFRICAN TOUR THAT HAS INCLUDED GAMBIA AND GHANA. THE COUPLE WERE RECEIVED AT THE PRESIDENTIAL WING OF THE NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL…

"[NEWS] PRINCE CHARLES CANCELS TRIP TO JOS OVER SECURITY CONCERNS"

[NEWS] BUDGET: BUHARI WRITES NASS

  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS TRANSMITTED THE 2019-2021 MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORK (MTEF) AND FISCAL STRATEGY PAPER (FSP) TO BOTH CHAMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR CONSIDERATION AND APPROVAL. PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, BUKOLA SARAKI; AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, YAKUBU DOGARA, READ BUHARI’S COVER LETTER ON THE DOCUMENT IN THE CHAMBERS DURING PLENARY ON TUESDAY. IN THE LETTER, THE PRESIDENT TOLD THE LAWMAKERS THAT TIMELY PASSAGE OF THE MTEF AND FSP WILL…

"[NEWS] BUDGET: BUHARI WRITES NASS"