Month: January 2021

REHABILITATION: FG TO SHUT 3RD MAINLAND BRIDGE FOR 3 DAYS

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA The federal government has announced plans for the total shutdown of the third mainland bridge for three days to allow for ongoing rehabilitation works on the bridge. Federal controller of works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola who announced this, explained that the closure is to allow for repairs of the delicate expansion joints …

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IGP VOWS TO APPREHEND CRIMINALS WHO BURNT IGBOHO’S HOUSE

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said policemen have been detailed to fish out the suspects responsible for burning the house of a Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho in the Soka area of Ibadan State, Oyo State. Adamu who disclosed this while innaugurating a building project at the Senior Police …

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FEC APPROVES N9.4BN FOR POWER, ROAD PROJECTS

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA The federal executive council has approved a total of n9.4 billion for various projects including power and road. Briefing journalists at the end of the meeting presided over by president Muhammadu Buhari at the state house in Abuja, the minister of industry, trade and investment, Niyi Adebayo also revealed that federal executive council …

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COVID-19 VIOLATORS FACE IMPRISONMENT AS BUHARI SIGNS REGULATIONS

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA President, Muhammadu Buhari, has signed the coronavirus disease health protection 2021, which made the use of face masks in public places mandatory among other measures to curtail spread of covid-19. The chairman of the presidential task force on covid-19, boss Mustapha, told journalists in Abuja on that the president signed the document on …

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INSECURITY: WE’RE IN STATE OF EMERGENCY, BUHARI TELLS NEW SERVICE CHIEFS

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA President Muhammad Buhari has told the new service chiefs that the country was in the state of emergency. President Buhari also said it has not been easy to fulfill the promises he made to Nigerians in the year 201, which were to secure the country, revive the economy, and fight corruption. Buhari also …

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HERDSMEN CRISIS: OYO DEPLOYS 200 AMOTEKUN OPERATIVES IN IBARAPA LAND

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA The Oyo State government has deployed 200 operatives of the Oyo State Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun in Ibarapa local government area of the state. Of late, there has been crisis between Ibarapa indigenes and Fulani herdsmen. The headsmen were accused of perpetrating crimes ranging from kidnappings, killings, rape to invasion of …

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BREAKING: HOUSE WILL PASS PIB INTO LAW IN APRIL — GBAJABIAMILA

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has reiterated the commitment of the parliament to passing the petroleum industry bill, into law in April this year. The speaker gave the assurance while making his remarks at the public hearing organized by the ad-hoc committee of the house on petroleum industry bill currently ongoing. He, …

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