[E-NEWS] PUSHA-T MARRIES VIRGINIA WILLIAMS WITH PHARRELL AS HIS BEST MAN

  PUSHA-T MARRIED HIS LONGTIME GIRLFRIEND VIRGINIA WILLIAMS ON SATURDAY IN A WEDDING COMPLETE WITH A FEW BIG-NAME CELEBRITIES. THE TWO TIED THE KNOT AT THE CAVALIER HOTEL IN VIRGINIA BEACH. PUSHA-T’S LONGTIME FRIEND AND COLLABORATOR PHARRELL STOOD AS THE RAPPER’S BEST MAN, THE PROGRAM FROM THE WEDDING, FEATURED ART OF ALL THE PEOPLE IN PUSHA-T’S RELATIVELY SMALL WEDDING PARTY. HIS BROTHER WAS THE OFFICIANT FOR THE CEREMONY. OF COURSE, G.O.O.D. MUSIC TEAMMATE KANYE WEST…

"[E-NEWS] PUSHA-T MARRIES VIRGINIA WILLIAMS WITH PHARRELL AS HIS BEST MAN"

[BUSINESS NEWS] LAGOS PORTS RECEIVE 10 SHIPS WITH PETROL, OTHER PRODUCTS

THE NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY (NPA) SAYS NO FEWER THAN 10 SHIPS CARRYING VARIOUS PRODUCTS ARE AT APAPA AND TIN-CAN ISLAND PORTS ARE WAITING TO BERTH. THE NPA TODAY IN LAGOS DISCLOSED THAT THREE OF THE VESSELS CONTAIN PETROL, WHILE THE REMAINING SEVEN WILL BERTH WITH CONTAINER, FROZEN FISH, BASE OIL, DIESEL, GENERAL CARGO AND BULK FERTILISER. IT STATED THAT 26 OTHER SHIPS CARRYING BUCKWHEAT, STEEL, FROZEN FISH, BULK SALT, BULK SUGAR, BULK FERTILISER, DIESEL, CONTAINER,…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] LAGOS PORTS RECEIVE 10 SHIPS WITH PETROL, OTHER PRODUCTS"

[BUSINESS NEWS] FEDERAL GOVERNMENT POSTPONES CLOSURE OF THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE TILL AUGUST

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS POSTPONED THE CLOSURE OF THE THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE FOR MAINTENANCE TEST FROM JULY 27TH TO AUGUST 24TH, 2018. MINISTER OF POWER, WORKS AND HOUSING, BABATUNDE FASHOLA, DISCLOSED THIS IN A STATEMENT ISSUED ON TUESDAY BY HIS SPOKESPERSON, HAKEEM BELLO. THE BRIDGE, EARLIER SCHEDULED TO BE CLOSED FROM JULY 27TH TO JULY 30TH, WILL NOW BE SHUT TO VEHICULAR MOVEMENT FROM AUGUST 24TH TO AUGUST 26TH, 2018.

"[BUSINESS NEWS] FEDERAL GOVERNMENT POSTPONES CLOSURE OF THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE TILL AUGUST"

[BUSINESS NEWS]MINISTER CLEARS AIR ON NIGERIA AIR

THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR AVIATION, HADI SIRIKA HAS DISCLOSED THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS NOT PAYING $300 MILLION FOR A FIVE PER CENT STAKE IN THE NATION’S CARRIER, NIGERIA AIR, SAYING THE GOVERNMENT IS ONLY PROVIDING A STARTUP CAPITAL FOR THE AIRLINE. RESPONDING TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NATIONAL CARRIER WHICH WAS LAUNCHED ON JULY 18TH, 2018, THE MINISTER ALSO NOTED THAT THE AIRLINE WILL BEGIN OPERATIONS WITH DOMAIN NAME; WWW.FLYNIGERIAAIR.NG. HIS RESPONSE IS CONTAINED…

"[BUSINESS NEWS]MINISTER CLEARS AIR ON NIGERIA AIR"

[BUSINESS NEWS] CBN HOLDS MONETARY POLICY RATE AT 14%

THE MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA ON TUESDAY LEFT THE MONETARY POLICY RATE UNCHANGED AT 14 PER CENT. CBN GOVERNOR, GODWIN EMEFIELE, ANNOUNCED THE COMMITTEE’S DECISION AT THE END OF A TWO-DAY MEETING HELD AT THE APEX BANK’S HEADQUARTERS IN ABUJA. HE ADDED APART FROM THE MPR WHICH WAS RETAINED AT 14 PER CENT, THE COMMITTEE ALSO RETAINED THE CASH RESERVES RATIO AT 22.5 PER CENT. ALSO RETAINED ARE THE LIQUIDITY…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] CBN HOLDS MONETARY POLICY RATE AT 14%"

[NEWS] BENUE ASSEMBLY IMPEACHES SPEAKER, TERKIMBI IKYANGE

BENUE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HAS IMPEACHED TERKIMBI IKYANGE, AS ITS SPEAKER, AFTER A MOTION OF NO CONFIDENCE WAS MOVED BY RICHARD UJEGE. THE IMPEACHMENT WHICH TOOK PLACE IN THE ABSENCE OF THE SPEAKER, WAS BACKED BY 21 MEMBERS OUT OF THE 30-MAN ASSEMBLY. MEANWHILE, SHORTLY AFTER, THE ASSEMBLY ELECTED TITUS UBA, AS ITS NEW SPEAKER, AND EGLI JOHNSON AHUBI, ITS NEW DEPUTY SPEAKER.

"[NEWS] BENUE ASSEMBLY IMPEACHES SPEAKER, TERKIMBI IKYANGE"

[NEWS] LAGOS CP BAN POLICEMEN FROM PATROLLING IN MUFTI, COMMERCIAL BUSES

THE LAGOS STATE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, EDGAL IMOHIMI, ON TUESDAY, BANNED MEN OF THE FORCE FROM OPERATING IN MUFTI AND THE USE OF COMMERCIAL BUSES WHILE ON PATROL IN THE STATE. ACCORDING TO THE STATEMENT SIGNED BY LAGOS POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, CSP CHIKE OTI, UNMARKED VEHICLES WILL ONLY BE USED OCCASIONALLY FOR COVERT OPERATIONS TARGETED AT A SPECIFIC INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP BASED ON CREDIBLE INTELLIGENCE. THE STATEMENT ALSO REVEALED THAT THE POLICE COMMAND IS…

"[NEWS] LAGOS CP BAN POLICEMEN FROM PATROLLING IN MUFTI, COMMERCIAL BUSES"

[NEWS] AMBODE SAYS COMMUNITY POLICING SOLUTION TO INSECURITY

LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, AKINWUNMI AMBODE, ON TUESDAY, DISCLOSED THAT THE NATION’S QUEST TO TACKLE INSECURITY WILL YIELD MORE POSITIVE RESULTS WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF COMMUNITY POLICING. THIS, HE SAYS INFORMED HIS ADMINISTRATION’S DECISION TO SET UP THE LAGOS NEIGHBOURHOOD SAFETY CORP AGENCY. AMBODE DISCLOSED THIS IN A LECTURE TITLED “CULTURAL VALUES, NATURAL SECURITY AND CHALLENGES OF CONTEMPORARY GOVERNANCE: PERSPECTIVES FROM LAGOS STATE EXPERIENCE” WHICH HE DELIVERED TO THE 2018 EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE MANAGEMENT COURSE PARTICIPANTS OF…

"[NEWS] AMBODE SAYS COMMUNITY POLICING SOLUTION TO INSECURITY"

[NEWS] SENATE RECEIVES PETITION TO REJECT BANIRE AS AMCON CHAIRMAN

THE SENATE ON TUESDAY, RECEIVED A PETITION TO REJECT THE NOMINATION OF MUIZ BANIRE AS CHAIRMAN OF ASSETS MANAGEMENT CORPORATION OF NIGERIA (AMCON). SENATOR SOLOMON ADEOLA FROM LAGOS STATE, WHO LAID THE PETITION AT PLENARY, NOTED THAT THE PETITION CONTAIN THE SIGNATURES OF THREE SENATORS FROM LAGOS STATE, WHICH EMANATED FROM THEIR CONSTITUENTS. HOWEVER, SENATE PRESIDENT, BUKOLA SARAKI, REFERRED THE PETITION TO THE COMMITTEE ON ETHICS, PRIVILEGES AND PUBLIC PETITIONS.

"[NEWS] SENATE RECEIVES PETITION TO REJECT BANIRE AS AMCON CHAIRMAN"

[NEWS]CDS APPOINTS NEW COMMANDER FOR OPERATION SAFE HAVEN

THE DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, ON TUESDAY, ANNOUNCED APPOINTMENT OF MAJOR GEN. AUGUSTINE AGUNDU, AS THE NEW COMMANDER OF OPERATION SAFE HAVEN. CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, GEN. ABAYOMI OLONISAKIN, WHO APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT, DISCLOSED THAT IT IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN THE MILITARY OPERATION TO MEET CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES. A STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR OF DEFENCE INFORMATION, BRIG GEN JOHN AGIM, SAYS THE APPOINTMENT TAKES IMMEDIATE EFFECT.

"[NEWS]CDS APPOINTS NEW COMMANDER FOR OPERATION SAFE HAVEN"