[NEWS] APAPA CLEAN-UP: LASG, NUPENG, PORT AUTHORITY VOW TO SUSTAIN EFFORT

  THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT, NIGERIA UNION OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS WORKERS, THE APAPA PORTS AUTHORITY AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS HAVE PROMISED TO WORK TOGETHER TO SUSTAIN A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IN THE AREA. THIS COLLABORATION WAS ANNOUNCED DURING A MEETING IN APAPA ON WEDNESDAY BY THE LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, PORT AUTHORITIES, NUPENG, TANK FARM OWNERS, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ROAD TRANSPORT OWNERS, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATIONS AND APAPA LOCAL GOVERNMENT. THE SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE…

"[NEWS] APAPA CLEAN-UP: LASG, NUPENG, PORT AUTHORITY VOW TO SUSTAIN EFFORT"

[NEWS] LAGOS WARNS LG REVENUE COLLECTION OFFICERS AGAINST CORRUPTION

THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ON WEDNESDAY WARNED LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE COLLECTION OFFICERS AGAINST CORRUPTION, VOWING TO PUNISH ANYONE CAUGHT DIVERTING GOVERNMENT’S MONEY FOR PERSONAL USE. CHAIRMAN, LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE COMMISSION, BABATUNDE ROTINWA, GAVE THIS WARNING WHILE DECLARING OPEN THE 2018 CERTIFICATE COURSE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION HELD AT THE PUBLIC SERVICE STAFF DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, MAGODO AREA OF LAGOS. ROTINWA, WHO WAS REPRESENTED BY A COMMISSIONER IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE COMMISSION, BABS AKINYANMI, APPEALED TO…

"[NEWS] LAGOS WARNS LG REVENUE COLLECTION OFFICERS AGAINST CORRUPTION"

[NEWS] FG UNCOVER N62.555 BILLION FRAUD IN NSITF

THE ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL CONSTITUTED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE THE FINANCIAL STATE OF THE NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND HAS UNCOVERED ABOUT N63 BILLION FRAUD IN THE AGENCY, SAYING THE MONEY WAS SPENT WITHOUT PROPER ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES. CHAIRMAN OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL, ISHAYA AWOTU, WHILE PRESENTING THE FINAL REPORT OF THE PANEL TO THE MINISTER OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, SENATOR CHRIS NGIGE, ON WEDNESDAY, DISCLOSED THAT THE FINANCIAL BOOK OF THE FUND HAS NOT…

"[NEWS] FG UNCOVER N62.555 BILLION FRAUD IN NSITF"

[NEWS] SENATE TO PROBE OIL AND GAS LEASE RENEWAL

THE SENATE HAS RESOLVED TO INVESTIGATE THE ONGOING OIL AND GAS LEASE RENEWAL BEING UNDERTAKEN BY THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR PETROLEUM RESOURCES, IBE KACHIKWU, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES (DPR). THE LAWMAKERS TOOK THE DECISION ON WEDNESDAY FOLLOWING A MOTION SPONSORED BY SENATOR OMOTAYO ALASOADURA AT PLENARY IN THE RED CHAMBER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA. SENATOR ALASOADURA ACCUSED THE MINISTER AND THE DPR OF PERPETUATING IRREGULARITIES CAPABLE OF DENYING THE GOVERNMENT…

"[NEWS] SENATE TO PROBE OIL AND GAS LEASE RENEWAL"

[NEWS] BABANGIDA, JONATHAN MEET IN MINNA

FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, ON WEDNESDAY, HELD A CLOSED DOOR MEETING WITH A FORMER PRESIDENT IBRAHIM BABANGIDA, AT HIS UPHILL HOME IN MINNA, NIGER STATE. A SOURCE AT BABANGIDA’S HOME DISCLOSED THAT THE MEETING WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY A PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY, 2019 GUBERNATORIAL ASPIRANT IN THE STATE, HANAFI MUAZU SUDAN, WAS A PRIVATE ONE. JONATHAN, WHO CAME TO NIGER STATE BY ROAD, ARRIVED THE EX- MILITARY RULER’S HOME AT ABOUT 10:00 A.M. AND DROVE…

"[NEWS] BABANGIDA, JONATHAN MEET IN MINNA"

[NEWS] OSINBAJO CHARGES TRADITIONAL RULERS ON SECURITY CHALLENGES

  VICE-PRESIDENT, YEMI OSINBAJO, HAS CHARGED TRADITIONAL RULERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO BE READY TO USE THEIR POSITIONS TO ASSIST THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE THE DIFFERENT SECURITY CHALLENGES FACING THE COUNTRY. OSINBAJO GAVE THE CHARGE AT THE OPENING OF THE 10TH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT OF NIGERIAN TRADITIONAL RULERS IN ABUJA, ON WEDNESDAY. HE RECALLED THAT THE TRADITIONAL RULERS PLAYED MAJOR ROLES WHEN THE GOVERNMENT WAS TACKLING BOMBING OF OIL INSTALLATIONS BY THE NIGER DELTA…

"[NEWS] OSINBAJO CHARGES TRADITIONAL RULERS ON SECURITY CHALLENGES"

[NEWS] NIGERIANS REACT TO STATEMENT BY ELECTION OBSERVERS ON EKITI ELECTIONS

  FOLLOWING THE STATEMENT BY A  COALITION OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL ELECTION OBSERVERS ACCREDITED TO OBSERVE THE JULY 14TH GOVERNORSHIP POLL IN EKITI STATE THAT THE ELECTION FELL SHORT OF GLOBAL BEST PRACTICES AND ELECTORAL STANDARDS, NIGERIANS HAVE AIRED THEIR VIEWS. CITIZENS ON OUR MORNING FLAGSHIP SOCIAL COMMENTARY PROGRAMME, PEOPLE’S FORUM HAVE RREACTED TO THE ISSUE. A CALLER WAS OF THE OPINION THAT NIGERIANS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING THEIR FUTURE INTO THEIR HANDS AND THAT…

"[NEWS] NIGERIANS REACT TO STATEMENT BY ELECTION OBSERVERS ON EKITI ELECTIONS"

[NEWS] INEC TO ANNOUNCE KASTINA, BAUCHI, CROSS RIVER BYE-ELECTIONS DATE ON FRIDAY

  THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION, INEC, SAYS IT WILL ON FRIDAY, ANNOUNCE THE DATE FOR THE CONDUCT OF BYE-ELECTIONS FOR VACANT SEATS IN THE NATIONAL AND STATE ASSEMBLIES. INEC CHAIRMAN, PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU, MADE THIS KNOWN DURING THE COMMISSION’S MEETING WITH ITS RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS, TODAY IN ABUJA. ACCORDING TO YAKUBU, THE DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED WILL BE FOR ALL THE BYE-ELECTIONS IN BAUCHI SOUTH AND KATSINA NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICTS, LOKOJA/KOTON KARFE FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY,…

"[NEWS] INEC TO ANNOUNCE KASTINA, BAUCHI, CROSS RIVER BYE-ELECTIONS DATE ON FRIDAY"

[NEWS] BUHARI MEETS NIGERIAN EMBASSY STAFF, CONCLUDES VISIT TO NETHERLANDS

  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS CONCLUDED HIS OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE NETHERLANDS WITH A MEETING WITH THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY STAFF BEFORE DEPARTING FOR NIGERIA. THE PRESIDENT’S SPECIAL ADVISER ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, FEMI ADESINA, IN A STATEMENT IN ABUJA, SAYS THE PRESIDENT MET WITH THE EMBASSY STAFF, THEIR FAMILIES AND THANKED THEM FOR BEING WORTHY AMBASSADORS. HE NOTED THAT WHILE IN THE NETHERLANDS, PRESIDENT BUHARI ON TUESDAY DELIVERED THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY…

"[NEWS] BUHARI MEETS NIGERIAN EMBASSY STAFF, CONCLUDES VISIT TO NETHERLANDS"

[E-NEWS] MICHELLE WILLIAMS CHECKS INTO MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY.

    DESTINY’S CHILD’S MICHELLE WILLIAMS IS SAID TO HAVE CHECKED INTO A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY. THE STAR HAS BEEN STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION FOR YEARS AND IS NOW TAKING ACTION TO BENEFIT HER HEALTH. WILLIAMS, WHO IS PART OF THE MULTI-PLATINUM RNB GROUP DESTINYS’ CHILD, IS RECEIVING TREATMENT IN A FACILITY OUTSIDE OF LOS ANGELES. THE ARTIST IS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN THERE FOR SEVERAL DAYS ALREADY. MICHELLE MADE A STATEMENT ADDRESSING HER DECISION: “FOR…

"[E-NEWS] MICHELLE WILLIAMS CHECKS INTO MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY."