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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Sunday, unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying that the 44-feet edifice symbolises the phenomenon that the rights activist represented in his life time.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday urged Nigerians to draw strength from the legacies and exemplary life of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.
Son of the late legal luminary and human rights crusader, Muhammed Fawehinmi, on Sunday said he awaits the death of former military dictator, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo on a daily basis.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has appealed to members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in Cross River not to take advantage of the festive period to hike pump prices.
Former Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday.
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has commenced an indefinite strike following the failure of the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Suleiman Dikko, to meet their demands on welfare issues.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have become increasingly worried with the response of fans towards this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
Zimbabwean authorities Thursday said a road accident that claimed at least 46 lives would be declared a national disaster.
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the agency will enforce strict compliance to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation which puts a maximum of 0.5 per cent sulphur cap on all fuel used by vessels by the year 2020.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nasarawa on Thursday said 238,309 eligible voters in the state had yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards for the 2019 general elections.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
Amidst heightened political tension in the Nigerian economy, the total transactions done by foreign investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 26.53 per cent or N207.85 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018 to N991.2 billion compared with N783.34 billion recorded in the period of 2017.