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Ebonyi State government has launched its chapter of the Ebube Agu Security outfit of the South-East Governors’ Forum.

Ebube Agu: Ebonyi unveils own security outfit chapter, restricts border movement

Ebonyi State government has launched its chapter of the Ebube Agu Security outfit of the South-East Governors’ Forum.

FRSC: ‘Drunk driver’ kills one in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a middle-aged man in an accident at Aguata, Anambra, after a suspected drunk driver lost control and rammed into another vehicle.
The Lagos State Government has said traffic will be diverted from the Ojota underpass to Demurin junction on the Ikorodu corridor, to allow reconstruction work on the Ketu-Mile 12 section of the Lagos-Ikorodu road.

Lagos government closes Ojota underpass

The Lagos State Government has said traffic will be diverted from the Ojota underpass to Demurin junction on the Ikorodu corridor, to allow reconstruction work on the Ketu/Mile 12 section of the Lagos/Ikorodu road.
The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement issued, said the diversion was necessary to address the worsening state of the access road at the Independence Tunnel, Maryland.

Lagos government announces traffic diversion at Independence tunnel May 3

The Lagos State Government has announced that traffic from the Main Carriageway inbound Anthony will be diverted from Monday, May 3, 2021.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos announces partial closure of Opebi road

Announcing the partial closure, Frederic Oladeinde, the Commissioner for Transportation, in a statement on Sunday said it is for the next stage of the construction of a collector drain in the axis.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: I rejected Asiwaju Tinubu’s entreaties to join APC

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, did everything he could to make him dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), but he refused to do so.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Turkish president accuses retired admirals of hinting at ‘coup’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a statement by former admirals warning that his plans for a new canal in Istanbul put the Montreux Convention maritime accord in jeopardy was hinting at a “political coup”, though he added he was committed to the pact.

Lagos-Ibadan expressway gridlock: Passengers trek long distance to reach destinations

The gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, on Saturday, left many motorists and commuters stranded, as passengers were seen trekking long distance to get to their destinations.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor promises delivery of more road projects

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Tuesday expressed the readiness of his administration to facilitate the delivery of more road projects in Aba and the state.

IBEDC upgrades electronic billing platform, introduces bills on demand scheme

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc, says it has introduced another initiative to its electronic billing platform, which will enable customers to demand for their bills promptly and conveniently through SMS.
A petrol tanker ran into two tricycles (“keke”) along Ntak Inyang, near Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, killing six passengers on the spot.

Six killed as tanker rams into tricycles in Akwa Ibom

A petrol tanker ran into two tricycles (“keke”) along Ntak Inyang, near Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, killing six passengers on the spot.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, has announced a six weeks partial closure of the Falomo Bridge in Victoria Island from Sunday for repairs.

Repairs: Federal government announces partial closure of Falomo bridge

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, has announced a six weeks partial closure of the Falomo Bridge in Victoria Island from Sunday for repairs.
Tiger Woods is “in good spirits” after being moved to a new Los Angeles hospital for treatment from injuries he sustained in a car accident.

Tiger Woods in good spirits after getting successful ‘follow-up procedures’

Tiger Woods is “in good spirits” after being moved to a new Los Angeles hospital for treatment from injuries he sustained in a car accident.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment

Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been transferred to a Los Angeles medical facility for further treatment, according to a statement Thursday from the hospital where he underwent surgery for serious leg injuries after his car crash.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods will not face charges over crash

Tiger Woods will not face any criminal charges following his single-car crash on Tuesday that left him with serious injuries.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery following roll-over car crash

US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Wednesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive.
The people of Iviebua, Iyiakhua and five other communities in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo are to benefit from a 13.5 km rural roads in the area which would bring down the cost of transportation by 30 percent.

Nigerian government plans tolling on 12 highways

In its bid to ensure the regular maintenance of its road network across Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing plans to concession no fewer than 12 federal highways to private entities to manage.
The residence of Niger’s Deputy Governor, Ahmed Ketso, has been attacked by angry traders over their shops’ demolition.

Protesting youths attack Niger deputy governor’s house over demolition of shops

The residence of Niger’s Deputy Governor, Ahmed Ketso, has been attacked by angry traders over their shops’ demolition.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Sen. Douye Diri, on the first anniversary of his administration.

Delta governor congratulates Douye Diri on first anniversary

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Sen. Douye Diri, on the first anniversary of his administration.
The Lagos State Government on Sunday noon announced the reopening of Third Mainland Bridge earlier than 7 pm scheduled time.

Lagos reopens Third Mainland Bridge ahead of scheduled time

Recall that the Oworonshoki bound lane of the Third Mainland Bridge was closed totally from vehicular movement on midnight on Saturday, February 6, 2021, till 7 pm on Sunday, February 7, 2021, to remove the last expansion joint on the Oworonshoki bound lane.
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Blessing Okagbare set for first 200m indoor race in 10 years

Nigeria’s 200m outdoor record holder at 22.04 seconds, Blessing Okagbare, will be hoping for a historic return to the half lap indoor track at the Randal Tyson Indoor Centre in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA where the third leg of the American Track League will hold today.
Mr. Funsho Adebiyi, Nigeria’s Coordinating Director, Highway Construction and Rehabilitation has said that the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be completed and totally opened to traffic in December.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway ready in phases, carriageway completion in December – official

Mr. Funsho Adebiyi, Nigeria’s Coordinating Director, Highway Construction and Rehabilitation has said that the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be completed and totally opened to traffic in December.

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The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House urges federal government to reinforce security in Bauchi

House of Representatives yesterday urged the Federal Government to deploy security personnel to reinforce security within Bauchi State and its environs.

Ekiti election: INEC warns political parties against premature campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, warned political parties to desist from engaging in premature campaigns, ahead of the 2022 governorship election or risk being sanctioned.
A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

IMF: Multilateral response critical to overcome coronavirus in India, globally

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that a multilateral response is critical to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in India and globally.
The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Reverend Callistus Onaga, has ordered all parishes in the diocese to immediately stop placing holy water at the entrances of the church.

Enugu: Catholic Bishop charges diocesans to pray for church vandals

The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga has asked all parishes, Chaplaincies and religious houses in the diocese to pray for atonement and reparation of violet protesters, who destroyed the Bishop’s court and parts of the Holy Ghost diocese cathedral in Ogui Enugu, on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD).

House summons finance minister, FIRS, others over loss of revenue to illicit financial flows

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, the Heads of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the continuous loss of government revenue to illicit financial flows (IFFs).

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Bayelsa APC crisis deepens as faction opens parallel secretariat

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State yesterday took a deeper dimension with the Hon Ebierien Fala Itubor-led faction opening a new secretariat in the state capital.

Wema Bank celebrates 75th anniversary

Alongside the bank’s anniversary, ALAT, the bank’s digital banking platform also celebrated its third anniversary since its launch in 2017.

2023: INEC creates 1,235 new polling units in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created additional 1, 235 polling units in Imo state to expand access to voters.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

BIM-MASSOB condenms attack on Ralph Uwazuruike by ESN

The leadership of the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) and the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra’ (BIM-MASSOB) have condemned the attack on its leader and founder of the organisation, Ralph Uwazuruike, by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) of Nnamdi Kanu’s Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
More than 50 houses and other properties worth millions of naira have been destroyed by rainstorm in communities in Qua’an pan Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Rainstorm destroys houses, properties in Plateau communities

More than 50 houses and other properties worth millions of naira have been destroyed by rainstorm in communities in Qua’an pan Local Government Area of Plateau State.