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Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may withdraw its services on May 25, due to logistics problems and other issues, an authoritative source disclosed on Friday.

Lagos BRT fares hike unnecessary, wicked – commuters

Some commuters in Lagos State on Friday expressed dissatisfaction over the hike in fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Bus Rapid Transit in the state.
Majority of our laws are dead, said, Ajibola Basiru, spokesman of the senate.

Senator Basiru: Why Nigerians have negative perceptions about National Assembly

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator (Dr) Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru has attributed the negative perceptions many Nigerians have about the National Assembly to years of insensitivity to their plights on the part some lawmakers in the previous assemblies.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.

Nigerian doctors tackle government over invitation of Chinese medical experts

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors into the country, describing it as an embarrassment to their members and health workers in the country.
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. AP

Group questions billions voted for primary healthcare, as virus outbreak exposes rot in sector

The Niger Delta Movement for Peace and Justice on Sunday lamented that the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly exposed the decay in Health institutions in Nigeria as well as the insensitivity of leaders to issues affecting the people.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Nigeria suspends plans to borrow $22.7 billion

The Federal Government on Monday disclosed that it has suspended its $22.7 billion ex­ternal borrowing plans due to current realities in the global economic landscape.

PDP: Nigeria sliding into bankruptcy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday, alerted Nigerians of what it called the gradual sliding into bankruptcy by the country under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria not worth dying for

Bishop Mathew Kukah, the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Tuesday, attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has introduced nepotism to the military and relegated national interest to the background.
Some commuters in Lagos State on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the proposed increase of fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state.

Lagos commuters reject proposed hike in BRT fares

Some commuters in Lagos State on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the proposed increase of fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state.

Abia says not Banana Republic as it demolishes illegal stalls

Abia state government declaring the state not a ‘Banana Republic’ has commenced the demolition of illegal structures at the old Umuahia main market, located at the city centre, otherwise called Isi-Gate.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: We won’t stop complaining about ‘religious persecution’

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has said it will stop complaining about religious persecution in the country only when all Nigerians perceive that rule of law, fairness, and social justice were allowed in the country.
Governor Seyi Makinde

APC, PDP bicker over N8 billion Iwo road project

The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has raised the alarm over the plan by the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde to spend N8bn on a proposed reconstruction of the Lagos-Iwo Road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates commissioner, council chairmen

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Wednesday, swore-in Okiyi Kalu as the state’s Information Commissioner.

Cleric urges repositioning of church, nation

Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has called for immediate re-positioning of the Church towards the elevation of the nation.
A 39-year old Nigerian woman Eunice Atuejide has said President Muhammadu Buhari must not be allowed to continue in office beyond May 2019 - Twitter

Another female presidential candidate withdraws from race

The National Chairman/presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, on Wednesday, announced her withdrawal from the race for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Points for concern and action

Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.

Governor el-Rufai: Even if Pope is my running mate, most Christians won’t vote for...

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.

You don’t deserve a second term – PDP tells Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve a second term of office judging from his “woeful performance” for the past three and a half years.
Atiku Abubakar

PDP: Atiku Abubakar will reduce fuel price

Nigerians are enjoyed reduced cost of petrol if Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is elected president.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.