Month: April 2019

Nigeria has lost great, patriotic citizen, says Okowa

Delta State Governor, Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday evening, said that Nigeria has lost a great and patriotic citizen in the person of the late Major General (Olorogun) David Akpode Ejoor (Rtd), GCON, OFR, who died on February 10. Okowa stated this at the Service of Songs and Night of Tributes which held in… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Pics as NGF organises induction for incoming Governors

PIC 1 L-R: States Governors: Senator Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo); Dr Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; and Alhaji Abubakar Bello (Niger), during an induction seminar organized by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for incoming and returning governors, in Abuja… on Monday. Photo: Oyo State Governor’s Office PIC 2 L-R: States Governors: Mr Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom);… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Minimum Wage: Oyo APC tells Makinde to stop crying wolf, tasks Fresh Fm on fact based reporting

The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Party on Monday said that the outgoing government in the state has the right to open discussion with the labour unions in the state, disclosing that the leadership of the union initiated the discussion with the Governor Abiola Ajimobi administration. The party said that it is only… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Magu warns NUPENG Drivers against petroleum products diversion

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has warned Petroleum Tanker Drivers of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers( NUPENG) in the Niger Delta area, to steer clear of products diversion and collusion with illegal oil bunkerers. He gave the warning on Monday, April 29, 2019… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Popular Hollywood director, John Singleton dies at 51

Oscar-nominated writer and director, John Singleton, has died at age 51. A family source told Fox News yesterday that he died “peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends after being taken off life support machine.” Singleton had been in a coma following a stroke 12 days earlier. His family had previously revealed the medical episode,… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Onuoha rejects Ibrahimovic’s apology after clash

Nedum Onuoha has rejected an apology from striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the two players clashed during La Galaxy’s 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Sunday. Ibrahimovic, who scored the winning goal late on, received a yellow card after 60 minutes for grabbing the former Manchester City defender and throwing him to the floor, sparking… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Trump orders changes to asylum case handling

US President Donald Trump has directed his administration to charge fees for asylum claims and handle cases within 180 days, the White House said in a statement Monday night. The announcement came as Trump blasted what he described as the United States’ “weak, ineffective and dangerous” immigration laws on Twitter. The memo outlined other changes… Read More »

Month: April 2019

Railway: Amaechi accuses Chinese firm of breaching contract

Nigeria is to take delivery of 10 additional coaches that will be deployed on the Abuja-Kaduna and Lagos-Ibadan rail lines. It was gathered that the coaches were meant to arrive in Nigeria from China by June this year and they are part of the 64 coaches being manufactured for Nigerian rail lines by the Chinese… Read More »

Month: April 2019

INEC replacing servers to conceal rigging, PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was replacing all the servers in its national headquarters in Abuja and offices in all the states of the federation. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, made the allegations in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said… Read More »