Monthly Archives: March 2016

Demolition: Ashade Traders Seek Ambode’s Intervention

Traders in Ashade market, Agege Local Government Area, have appealed to the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to stop the demolition of their shops and stalls by a developer. The traders made the appeal on Friday, after a section of the market was said to have been demolished by the developer on Thursday. The traders said the developer who gave ...

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Building Collapsed: Court Grants Lekki Guarden’s MD, Contractor Bail

The managing director of Lekki Gardens, Robert Nyong, and a contractor that handled the collapsed structure, Mr. Taiwo Odofin, were on Thursday, admitted to bail by an Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Chief Magistrate Afolashade Botoku. Managing Director of Lekki Garden Homes, was admitted to bail on self-recognizance while the contractor, Mr. Odofin was admitted to bail in ...

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N575,000 Job Scam Lands Fire Service Chief, Others in EFCC Net

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday,March 24, 2016 arrested one Dada Olatunji, a former Assistant Comptroller General of the Nigeria Fire Service for offences bordering on employment scam, the The Street Reporters can report.. It was gathered that Olatunji’s arrest followed a petition by two applicants – Robert Mathew and Theresa Abah- alleging that, sometime ...

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Easter: Osanebi Calls For Sober Reflection, Reconciliation

Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi has enjoined Deltans, particularly, Christians to take a sober reflection on the benefits of Easter, with a conscious attempt to initiate permanent healing and reconciliation in all aspect of human life. The Deputy Speaker, gave the charge in an Easter message to Deltans . He noted that the ...

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Container Weigh-stations : FG Moves to Beat IMO Deadline

Federal Government is to establish weigh-stations at the nation’s seaport to beat the new International Maritime Organisation, IMO, law that makes it compulsory for all consignment meant for export to be weighed before leaving their port of origin. The law is expected to take effect from the 1st of July, 2016. A senior staff in the ministry of transportation, who ...

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Court Stops Senate From Probing Lamorde as Saraki’s Motion To stop Trial Struck Out

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the National Assembly from continuing the trial of a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over an alleged diversion of N1 trillion. This came as the Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain charges of 13-counts of false asset ...

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Second Anniversary: Governor Obiano Rejigs Cabinet

As part of efforts to re-position his government after the celebration of the second anniversary of his administration on March 17, 2016, the Anambra state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has reshuffled his cabinet. The governor has also re-designed some ministries. No commissioner was removed in the exercise. In the new arrangement, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta is now the Commissioner for Information ...

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2016 Budget Passage: Udoma Applauds NASS

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has commended the National Assembly for passing the 2016 budget today. Senator Udoma was particularly pleased that the Legislature kept the budget within the amount proposed by the Executive, especially as the fiscal deficit was not increased. “I wish to commend the National Assembly for passing the 2016 budget ...

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Two Brussels Suicide Bombers Were Brothers, Official Says

Two suspected suicide bombers who carried out the Brussels attacks were brothers, and a third man is being sought, a prosecutor said. The brothers who were part of the Tuesday bombing in Brussels were identified as brothers with criminal records. The toll from the assaults, at the city’s main airport and at a subway station in central Brussels, stood at ...

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