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President Buhari’s 2019 bid and matters arising

The country is gearing itself up for the General Elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing party, APC’s ticket to run for a second term, all hell has been let loose by the chaotic, ill-prepared opposition camp.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi, lawmakers clash over 2018 budget figures

Lawmakers at the National Assembly, the Minster of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday disagreed over figures presented in the 2018 Budget of the ministry.

Lagos-Ibadan rail line will help resolve Apapa gridlocks – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says the new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge will bring succour to the perennial Apapa gridlocks when completed.

Federal govt approves $500m to buy coaches, locomotives for railways

The Federal Executive Council presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday approved $500 million for the purchase of coaches, wagons, locomotives for Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe-Warri railways.

Passenger train collides with truck in northern India

A passenger train derailed after hitting a truck at a level crossing in northern Indian state of Haryana Monday, railway officials said.

We’ve paid over N73 billion to contractors handling FCT projects – Muhammad Bello

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, on Thursday, stated that over N73 billion has been paid to various contractors handling the various projects within the territory.

Oil workers proposed strike will cost Nigeria N150bn daily – LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has warned that the economy would lose an estimated N150bn daily, if the proposed strike by PENGASSAN and NUPENG is not averted.

Don’t blame President Buhari for nation’s infrastructure deficit – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration should not be blamed for the infrastructural deficit in the country.

No cabal can hijack Buhari’s powers – Presidency

The Presidency has insisted that no cabal or official can hijack the powers President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Governors El-Rufai, Dickson drum support for restructuring

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Governor Wike, Bishop Kukah differ on how to entrench democracy in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.