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Toll gates will return to Nigerian roads soon – Fashola

Toll gates will return to Nigerian roads soon – Fashola

The federal government has concluded plans to re-introduce tolls on roads across the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. He said this at an interactive session with the Senate committee on Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, on Thursday. Mr. Fashola said the new toll …

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FG inaugurates burial committee for Alex Ekwueme

Nigerian govt inaugurates burial committee for Alex Ekwueme

The federal government has inaugurated a national burial committee headed by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for the burial of late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President made this known when he …

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EFCC Releases Ex-SGF Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Anyim who was arrested over alleged contract fraud and false assets declaration was released on administrative bail on Tuesday after his passport was seized by …

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Pastor dies during sex with 19-year-old girl

A Pentecostal pastor has reportedly died during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in a hotel room in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta. Delta Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed on Wednesday in Asaba. He said the victim’s wife reported the incident to the police …

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Nigerian actor Sadiq Daba set for treatment in UK

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba who has been reportedly diagnosed with leukaemia and prostate cancer is about to be flown to the UK for intensive treatment. Daba had complained about shortage of funds, hence, colleagues and friends rallied around to raise funds for him. Ace broadcaster Soni Irabor, who was among …

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Buhari orders military crackdown on banditry in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara State, following fresh attacks on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas. To enable the army carry out this new mandate, the President has approved the request of the Minister of Defence, …

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Buhari inaugurates committee to audit recovered loot

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a three-member committee to audit all assets recovered by relevant government agencies. Members of the committee are Olufemi Lijadu, Chinyere Bibiogha and Mohammad Nami. They were sworn in by Mr. Buhari inside the conference room in the office of the wife of the president …

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