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Second Niger Bridge Gets 2nd Chance As FG Reviews Cost

  The Federal Government has started a review of the cost of the Second Niger Bridge with a view to determine its true contract value. The project had been estimated to gulp about N130 billion out of which the immediate past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan said it spent …

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Godsday Orubebe Is A Disgrace, Afraid Of Probe – Oshiomhole

  Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole says former minister of the Niger Delta, Mr Godsday Orubebe is afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned probe of several billions of naira squandered on the East-West Road and on the Amnesty programme under his watch as minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, adding …

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17,935 Pass Unilag’s Post-UTME Exams

  University of Lagos said 17,935 candidates have passed the screening test out of the 31,955 that sat for its 2015 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) exam. Some 31,955 candidates who scored 200 marks and chose the university as their first choice, participated in the 2015 post-UTME test. Mr Olagoke …

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Buhari’s Critics Are Beneficiaries Of Jonathan’s Corrupt Govt – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole Tuesday said that all those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari are the beneficiaries from the corrupt administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, stressing that nothing will distract Buhari in his fight against corruption. Oshiomhole spoke in Kaduna while addressing the 27th Annual National Education Conference of National …

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Anti-corruption War: NLC Holds Support March For Buhari Sept 10

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said it has directed all affiliate unions and state chapters across the country to mobilize all their members and workers for mother of all demonstrations slated forSeptember 10 in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. The NLC and the House of Representatives also rejected …

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Attacks Against Jonathan: Oshiomhole Is A Villa Sycophant – Orubebe

Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe, ex-minister of Niger Delta Affairs,Tuesday, took a swipe at Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over his recent criticisms of former president Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, calling him a Villa sycophant who willingly switches allegiance to whoever is in power. Orubebe lambasted Comrade Oshiomhole while speaking with …

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Chika Udensi, Arik Air Crew Member Arrested In London With Cocaine  

Mr. Chika Egwu Udensi, a crew member of Arik Air, was on Mondaynight arrested at Heathrow Airport, London for allegedly peddling 2.7 kilogramme of a banned substance suspected to be cocaine. Mr. Ola Adebanji, Spokesman of Arik Air, confirmed the arrest saying the crew member was picked up by UK …

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Maritime Safety: Lagos’ll Rout Pirates, Oil Thieves, Drug Traffickers, Other Criminals – Ambode

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday added his voice to the call for regional integration of Gulf of Guinea countries to protect the coastal areas and ensure adequate safety of lives and facilities within the maritime sector of the sub-region. The governor spoke at the opening session of the …

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Ekwueme, Clark, Gbonigi, Other Elders Slam Buhari For Biased Appointments, Anti-graft War

Elders under the auspices of the Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly (SNP), on Tuesday in Ondo State ‎slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over what they see as his lopsided appointments and selective fight against corruption. Speaking at the meeting of the elders council held in Akure, the state capital, the SNP led …

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Kwankwaso Wins As Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Election

  The National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Sen. Bashir Lado challenging the victory of former Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso in the 2015 general election. Kwankwaso defeated Lado in the March 28 senatorial election for Kano Central Senatorial District. Justice Corneleaus Akintayo, …

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