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By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

President Muhammadu Buhari has intervened in the abandoned Suleja-Minna dual carriage way, directing the foreign firm handling the multi-billion Naira road reconstruction project to return to site immediately.

A Civil Society Organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC) has taken a swipe on the Department of State Services (DSS) in Imo State over its arrest and continued detention of rights activist, Aku Obidinma.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has exonerated itself from blame in the socio-economic challenges Nigeria is grappling with, saying that it is weeding out bad eggs from the legal profession and the judiciary.

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Motor parts dealers, motor and motorcycle mechanics and related artisans in Minna, Niger State capital on Thursday embarked on a two-day warning strike over alleged imposition of N30, 000 as levy per mechanic workshop in parts of the state.  

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) will soon engage operatives of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) to help smoke out those behind production of fake drivers licence.

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested 22 suspects over various criminal  offenses.

The state Police Commisioner, Zaki Ahmed, stated this while parading the suspects before newsmen at the Command headquarters.

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LASPEMA advocates stoppage of work on building under high tension wire

The Lagos State government, through the State Planning and Environment Monitoring Authority (LASPEMA), has called for immediate stoppage of an on-going building construction work under high tension wires to forestall future disaster.

FG sacks Abeshi as Immigration boss

Federal Government has removed the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Martin Abeshi. He was removed on Monday, May 16, 2016, while details of his replacement are still sketchy.

How Ebonyi governor sent 20 appointees into labour market

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has relieved his Senior Special Assistant on Internal Security, Mr.Ali Odefa, and over 20 others of their appointment with immediate effect.

Rowdy scene as house holds special session on petrol price increase

The House of Representatives in Nigeria on Monday began a special session to deliberate on the Federal Government’s announcement of an increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also referred to as Petrol.

Why Ebonyi governor cautioned herdsme

nEbonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has urged the Hausa/Fulani Community in Ebonyi State, especially the herdsmen, to stop trespassing on people’s  farm land, saying that the tension in the state and even outside the state is so high that everybody should avoid anything capable of igniting crisi

Lagos govt reopens Lekki Gardens, buildings pass tests

The Lagos State government has approved the reopening of buildings belonging to Lekki Worldwide Estates Limited, owners of Lekki Gardens, which were recently sealed after an uncompleted building collapsed at one of the construction sites belonging to the company.

Lagos now oil producing state, says Ambode

Lagos has officially joined the league of oil producing states in Nigeria following the discovery of crude oil by Tunde Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited in Badagry, Lagos.

Strike: Industrial Court grants AGF’s request, restrains NL

C The National Industrial Court has restrained the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) from going on its planned strike on Wednesday, pending the hearing and determination of a suit brought before it by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF).

Ebonyi PDP supports Umahi over rift with aide

By Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki.

No fewer than 2,500 stakeholders and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi

Elections in Nigeria are getting better, says INEC boss

 

Nigerian elections conducted under the watch of the Professor Mahmood

Yakubu-led Commission are getting better and the votes are counting.

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