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Obi donates bus to school (Photo)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, Mr. Peter Obi (2nd right), presenting keys to the bus he donated to El Shalom Convent school to the Senior prefect, Miss Divine Ogbueli (1st right). With them are Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna (1st left) and the proprietor of the school and the Anglican Bishop of Ogbaru, Rt. Rev’d Prosper Amah.

Uber launches boat service in Nigeria's megacity Lagos

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity's notoriously congested roads.

The United Nations predicts that Nigeria's population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make it the third most populous country in the world after China and India.

The combination of population growth and congestion has made Nigeria, and more broadly West Africa, attractive to foreign transport companies.

Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode, four ex-commissioners

Presenting the preliminary report of a nine-man ad-hoc committee to probe the purchase of the 820 buses, the committee chairman, Fatai Mojeed, said that it was discovered that due process was not followed.

He added that the former governor used the refund of the Paris Club for the purchase of the busses without the approval of the House.

“He (Ambode) did not inform the House before commencing the purchase of the buses. Over N48 billion was spent on the purchase of the busses and N22 Billion was spent on import duties.

Kano Emir, Sanusi, weeps, narrates how sick child died in his mother’s arms over $5

The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, broke down in tears while delivering his speech at the United Nations meeting to reach Sustainable Development Goals in Lagos.
The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) however condemned the rapid increase of inequality being experienced in the country on Thursday.

Wicked! Man justifies frequent sexual relationship with four daughters

.Says intercourse between fathers, daughters approved by God

Anya to deliver TheNiche annual lecture

The Ingredients for successful business and accountable governance will be digested by industry bosses, governors, opinion leaders and civil society on October 15 when Professor Anya O. Anya delivers TheNiche Newspaper second annual lecture.

Anya, former chief executive officer of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) and scholar of international repute, will speak on ‘‘Business and Accountable Governance: The Obligation of Leadership’’.

EFCC recovers money in four 'Ghana-must-go' bags in INEC office in Zamfara

THE operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who stormed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Zamfara State office early today, have recovered four bags containing money believed to be part of the N84.6 million ad hoc staff allowances diverted by officials of the commission.

Ethiopia Airlines to begin permanent flights from Port Harcourt

.Strikes deal with Rivers govt

By Valentine Amanze

Imo governor, Ihedioha, swears-in new permanent secretaries

.Says administration is repositioning the service
By Valentine Amanze

Imo State Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha CON, has directed permanent secretaries in the state to block all leakages in the service to enable the government reposition the civil service for greater efficiency.

Rivers governor, Wike, arrives Addis Ababa

.To finalise permanent flights by Ethiopian Airlines from Port Harcourt

By Valentine Amanze

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