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Heavy fuel queues back in Abuja, Lagos

Fuel scarcity as evidenced on airport road in Abuja...illegal fuel reservoir uncovered

*Consumers in panic as Senate summons Baru *NNPC reassures consumers, says no plan to hike prices *IPMAN denies plot to sabotage Buhari’s visits to Kano Heavy and long queues have surfaced in many of the nation’s capital cities since Tuesday with a worse situation reported on Wednesday morning. The nation’s …

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Golden League: We had great fun, exposure – Onaara Obamuwagun

Former athletics buffs at the Golden League in Kaduna

*Win gold in Commonwealth Games, get brand new car By Abdulrahman Mohammed, Kaduna Kaduna, the hazy northern town, was a nightmare during the first leg of the Golden League last weekend where newbies who had their baptism in championship and on tartan said they enjoyed the experience whereas the older …

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Nigerians don’t know their HIV status – US Envoy

Mr John Bray U.S. Consul General...HIV needs to be conquered

*Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world U.S. Consul General, Mr John Bray, on Monday said that many Nigerians living with HIV were unaware of their status due insufficient HIV testing and counselling centres. Bray, who made the remark in Lagos at an event to mark this …

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Chibok boy returns after successful surgery

Ali Ahmadu Chibok, his aunty and Kwajafa

*To enjoy educational scholarship to University *Wants to be a policeman when he grows up Ali Ahmadu Chibok, a Boko Haram child’s victim, returned to Nigeria on Monday after a successful surgery that lasted for three months in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was welcomed by excited crowd at the …

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Senator kidnapped, N80m ransom demanded

Senator Ayo Arise...kidnapped

*No new word from his kidnappers Senator Ayo Arise, who represented Ekiti North Senatorial District in the National Assembly from 2007 to 2011 has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Okene-Abuja highway. According to sources in Ado-Ekiti on Monday that the kidnappers are demanding the payment of N80 million to …

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#ENDSARSNOW: IGP orders immediate re-organisation of (SARS)

Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) men

*All complaints against SARS to be investigated Nigeria Police Force has observed the recent trends of event in the Social Media on the #ENDSARSNOW campaign and the controversy being generated by the innuendos from the allegations and other misconceptions as it concerns the Operational roles and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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2019 elections: Atiku formally joins PDP back

Alhaji Abubakar Atiku...joins PDP again

*Disease of joblessness killing the nation Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Sunday, has announced his formal return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku announced his return live on Facebook following what he called his consultations with party leaders and stakeholders from across the country. Hear him: “Today, I want …

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Nigerian Taekwondo Opens championship here

Taekwondo

*NSCDC retains Korea Ambassador Cup *Taekwondo Referees for training session Long awaited Taekwondo competition, Nigerian Open, is set to debut as from this weekend, one week after Abuja stood still for Korean Ambassador’s Cup which drew over 160 Athletes, watched by a teeming crowd. The Nigeria Open event which is …

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Special needs: Lagos to start early intervention centre

Nigerian children with special needs

*Don’t look down on persons with disability – Ambode By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said plans are underway to establish an Early Intervention Centre in 2018 to provide therapy and educational support services for infants and young children with special needs. The centre, …

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Ladipo market: Lagos to rehabilitate, upgrade link roads

Ladipo market Oshodi...gets government attention

*Cooperate with contractors to finish construction in good time By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government has commenced an extensive rehabilitation of major link roads across the State, including roads in and around the popular Ladipo market in continuation of its drive to ensure smooth flow of traffic in the …

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