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Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation.

Minister directs contractors to make Lagos-Ibadan Expressway motorable, safe

The Minster of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has directed Julius Berger, the contractor handling section one rehabilitation/reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to speed up construction ahead of the Yuletide.
From left— Debo Adeniran, ED, Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL); Comrade Soweto, Convener, Youths Right Campaign (YRC); Akinbode Oluwafemi, ED; Aderonke Ige, Associate Director, both of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), and Abayomi Francis, ED, Peace and Development Project (PEDEP) at the briefing on CAPPA’s submission of a petition to the ICC and UN, on Friday.

#EndSARS: CAPPA petitions ICC with 10,152 signatures seeking justice for protesters

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation, CAPPA, has submitted a petition at the International Criminal Court, ICC, The Hague, and to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, seeking justice for the victims of #EndSARS protesters, especially those of Lekki Tollgate shootings in Lagos.

PDP wants central bank chief to resign over fiscal policy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, to resign, saying the economy is in shambles under his watch.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

New police law sets diploma as entry qualification

Nigerians seeking to join the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, must possess a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma, OND, if a new law being proposed to reposition the force and strengthen policing in the country sails through.

Nasarawa local councils to operate single account

Nasarawa State House of Assembly is to give legal backing to Governor Abdullahi Sule’s move for the thirteen Local Government Councils to operate a single salary and revenue account in order to block leakages at the third tier of government.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps: We didn’t approve firearms for FRSC

The House Committee on FRSC, at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, which later issued a statement, said it only expressed concerns over the safety of members of the corps.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

House of Reps committee wants FRSC to bear arms

The House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says operatives of the corps will begin to bear arms to curtail the excesses of road users in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari laments loss of lives, properties

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the loss of lives and properties suffered in different parts of the country as hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – full text

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

Troops were deployed on Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators.

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