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Buhari warns customs against frustrating businesses

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and other port officials not to frustrate businesses with processes that could cause needless delays. The President gave the warning on Thursday shortly after inaugurating some government projects in Kaduna State, North West Nigeria. The projects include two additional locomotives and 10 additional passenger coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna rail ...

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Lagos CP rescues 11-yr-old maid locked inside apartment

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, Thursday rescued an 11 year-old maid whose guardian locked inside an apartment in Mafoluku area of Lagos , for days, while she traveled to the village. The victim, Nwafor Precious, a Primary six student, was reportedly brought from her village last October. However, neighbors alleged that she had been going through ...

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Again, PDP faults Buhari’s achievement claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again taken the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to task over the latter’s achievement claims in the last two and a half years.  In a series of tweets on his Twitter Handle on Thursday, National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Kola Ologbodiyan urged the ruling party to imbibe the practice of crediting the PDP for ...

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Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign: PDP calls for Amaechi’s resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi from the federal Executive Council.  The PDP, which premised its call on the appointment of Amaechi as the Director-General (DG) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign, also accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of being insensitive to the plight of ...

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Okonjo-Iweala denounces ‘fake news’ audio recordings credited to her

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has alerted the public to what she termed ‘fake news items and voice recordings circulating on the social media purportedly made by her. Okonjo-Iweala, who was also a coordinating Minister of Nigeria’s economy under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, in a statement on Thursday urged the public to be wary of the ...

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BREAKING: Army Troops Rescue Abducted Chibok Girl

  Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka have rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014. A statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said the girl was rescued on Thursday. “So far, preliminary investigations reveal that the young girl identified as ...

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ASUU distorting facts, peddling falsehood —LASU

AUTHORITIES of the Lagos State University, Ojo, has reacted to the recent call by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos Zone, on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to appoint an independent panel of inquiry to look into an alleged crisis in the institution. In a statement signed by the Coordinator, Centre for Information Press and Public Relations, Mr. Ademola Adekoya, the ...

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‘Kano govt has paid N1.2bn UBE counterpart fund’

The Kano State government says it has paid over N1.2 billion as its counterpart funding for the Universal Basic Education programme. Malam Mohammed Garba, the state’s Commissioner for Education, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Kano. “The State Executive Council approved the money for immediate payment to the federal government as its counterpart funding for the Universal Basic ...

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