‘Over N1bn Informal Exports Originate From Kano Monthly’

Our Reporter Informal trade worth more than N1bn takes place in Kano each month, Regional Coordinator, North West, of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Balla Hassan, has said. Hassan, who also disclosed that the Council is aware of the ‘back door’ trade ongoing from the Kano grains market, said the NEPC is working […]

Osinbajo’s Helicopter Crash-lands In Kogi

An helicopter carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State has crash landed in Kabba.

The VP and all the occupants of the chopper are safe, according to a tweet by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande.

He said the VP continued on his campaign trip after the incident.

“VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands in Kabba. But the entire crew are safe.

He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State,”Akande tweeted.

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Nigeria Ranked Fifth Least Safe Country In The World

Tayo Olanipekun Nigeria has been ranked fifth out of the countries unsafe to live in in a newly published list of the world’s safest countries, featuring update sources and dynamics that affect the ranking of 128 countries assessed. Africa’s largest economy with a safety index score of 14.88 only bested El Salvador, Guatemala, Yemen and […]

Protesters Say Lagos Assembly Must Work With Ambode

Protesters under the umbrella of Lagos People’s Assembly(LPA) on Wednesday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly  over the planned impeachment of the Governor Akinwumi Ambode, demanding that the lawmakers should work with the governor. With banners and placards bearing various inscriptions as of 11 am, agitators said the purported removal of Ambode from office […]

Support Group Holds Summit As PDP Suspends Campaign

Folake Sokoya One of the support groups of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), The Grassroots Mobilizers (TGM), held their Southern region summit on Sunday in Lagos. The summit, which took place at the conference hall of the Lagos Airport Hotel, was observed without fanfare as the event was already scheduled to take place before the announcement […]

Ambode Launches Satellite City For Lekki Free Trade Zone

Tayo Olanipekun Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday launched a 1000-hectare modern satellite city Ibeju-Lekki, an housing scheme for all the major projects coming on board within the Lekki Free Trade Zone. He descrdeskibed the unveiling of the project named Alaro Satellite City as a major milestone in his administration’s vision. He said with major projects such […]

UNHCR

UN, Partners Seek N353.8 bn Aid For Vulnerable Nigerians

Tayo Olanipekun The United Nations (UN) and its partners require N 353,880,000,000  to continue providing basic needs to the most vulnerable people in Nigeria as part of the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Strategy for the country. This as the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) together with the UN Development Programme and other partners is today in Abuja […]

Lagos Ready For Talks With FG Over Waterways Conflict

Lagos State and the Federal Government  will go into talks to amicably resolve the conflict between them over the regulation and control of waterways. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode made this known on Monday in Lagos while receiving the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Managing Director, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora and top management staff of the agency on […]

Federal Govt To Generate 10,000MW Electricity In 2019 – Femi Adesina

Dayo Emmanuel Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina has said that the Federal Government will generate 10,000MW of electricity in 2019 in order to keep meeting the energy need of the country. Adesina speaking at the Breakfast Meeting organised by Christian media organisation, Christian Press Association of Nigeria (CPAN), […]

Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen Is Like Thief Arrested On Christmas Day–Garba Sheuh

Tayo Olanipekun The suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) few days before the 2019 general elections is like the arrest of a thief on Christmas or Salah Day, the Presidency has said. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Sheu, by means of an analogy, […]