No Donation Has Come To Us, Onitsha Fire Victims Lament

Victims and landlords of last week fire disaster in Onitsha, Anambra State, have cried out that they have not received any money or donation from th numerous Nigerians who visited the scene to commiserate with them. This was made known to newsmen when victims who disclosed this when they stormed the office of Chairman of … Continue reading No Donation Has Come To Us, Onitsha Fire Victims Lament

UNILAG Students Invent Flood Level Caution Device To Save Road Users

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads. Lead Researcher, Dr Uzomah Oduah displaying a Vehicular Road Advanced Electronic Flood Level Caution Device, during University of Lagos Annual Conference and Fair, in Lagos on Thursday Kayode Oladapo/NAN Lead Researcher, … Continue reading UNILAG Students Invent Flood Level Caution Device To Save Road Users

Federal Government to close Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for four months

The Federal Government (FG) has disclosed that some sections of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway would be closed for four months for reconstruction by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. The road has been under construction since the administration of Goodluck Jonathan. The FG had postponed the reconstruction of the road in the past, but the possibility of another postponement … Continue reading Federal Government to close Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for four months

FG spends N3. 5trn on infrastructure in 3-yrs – Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said that Nigeria has spent over N3.5 trillion from the National budgets to infrastructure in the last three years. The Vice President also said that Investor-interest was on the rise in Nigeria based on the tracking of investment announcements that indicates a 37 percent increase from 2017 to 2018. Speaking … Continue reading FG spends N3. 5trn on infrastructure in 3-yrs – Osinbajo

Unknown Gunmen attack Osinbajo’s convoy in Ilorin

It was gathered that the long convoy of the vice president was attacked by political thugs allegedly hiding from the corner of one of the compounds and fired gun shots at the convoy. They were said to fled immediately the act was perpetrated. All Progressives Congress (APC) in a swift reaction Thursday night condemned the act in strongest terms while the ruling Peoples Democratic party PDP in the state dissociated itself from the act.

Nigeria elections: Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

In March 2015, as they prepared to cast their votes in a landmark presidential election, Nigerians found themselves facing a choice between the devil and the deep blue sea: Goodluck Jonathan, the then-incumbent whose administration was corrupt and largely inept; and Muhammadu Buhari, an erstwhile dictator known for his ethnoreligious biases.

ASUU gives conditions to suspend strike

“The Academic Staff Union of Universities @ASUUNGR have asked @AsoRock to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment to the revitalisation of public universities, in line with previous agreements with the union,” ASUU tweeted. The union said the N50 billion will form the first share of the N220 billion federal government agreed for the project this year and add to the N20 billion earlier released for the year.

We have not made fresh demands – Asuu

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, said in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that the union would communicate its decision on offers made by the government on Tuesday. Ogunyemi said that contrary to some media reports, the media reports, the union did not reject the offer of federal government or make fresh demands. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after meeting with the union on Jan. 4 said government was about resolving the dispute with the lecturers who embarked on strike on November 5, 2018.

Under Buhari, Nigerians are hungry, poverty is growing -Amaechi says in leaked tape

Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has been heard in an audio recording to be expressing shocking pessimistic views about Nigeria and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, whose re-election bid he leads. The recording was shared with PREMIUM TIMES by Phrank Shaibu, a spokesperson for the Atiku Abubakar campaign.

Dino Melaye Finally Surrenders To Police For Arrest

Senator Dino Melaye has submitted himself to the police after seven days of siege on his Abuja residence. Melaye, who represents  Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chamber, was accused of culpable homicide, an allegation he denied. The police had vowed not to leave Melaye’s residence without arresting him.

ASUU strike is in national interest- ASUU PRESIDENT

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), ahead of its Friday’s meeting with (INEC), has said that its ongoing seven-week strike is in the national interest. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this in an interview in response to the call on the union to call off the strike, said nobody had the monopoly of national interest.

I Can’t Be Bribed With Ministerial Appointments – Moghalu

I am actually surprised by myself because I never actually thought I would ever go into politics. I thought that being a senior technocrat in a leadership position would be enough to make an impact but I have seen that it is not so.