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Fire has destroyed property worth billions of naira in Rivers State after a tanker loaded with petroleum product ran into a flower garden.
The Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Commander Bisi Kazeem, in a message, confirmed that this “has caused serious traffic on the stretch”.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday flagged off the expansion of the Orile Tanker Terminal truck, as part of solutions to the Apapa gridlock.
A Tanker driver Muritala Issa, who allegedely stole petroleum product worth N5,575.223million, was Wednesday arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ajegunle.
The Lagos state government says it has commenced the identification of the victims of a petrol tanker explosion that took place at Otedola Bridge, Berger, on Thursday.
Nine persons died in the petrol tanker fire around Otedola Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday after it caught fire and spread the inferno to the vehicles behind, the Federal Road Safety Corps said.
The Sector Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Bauchi Sector Command, Deputy Corps Commander Paul Guar, who confirmed the incident on the telephone, said the accident occurred Saturday morning, adding: “The tanker was negotiating the roundabout, then the Keke wanted to overtake it from the right hand side at the roundabout.
Alhaji Katcha Kudu, North Central President of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has written off the Federal Government’s School Feeding Programme, describing it as a conduit pipe to siphon public funds.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday adjourned plenary over failure of the public address system in the chamber.
Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
In a move aimed at offering Nigerian and Chinese clients a business-to-business networking and personal advisory service and also help them to access and unlock opportunities in Nigeria-China trade, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has commissioned an Africa-China Banking Centre (ACBC) in Lagos.
Former Nigeria international Yisa Sofoluwe has backed Leon Balogun to put his frustration for lack of playing time at his Club behind him and deliver good performance for the Super Eagles as they take on Bafana Bafana on Saturday.
The unamed boy was arraigned at an Iyaganku Juvenile Court, Ibadan, on Friday, where the judge ordered that he be given four strokes of the cane for stealing a Toshiba laptop valued at N150,000 and jewellery worth N70,000.
A 25-year-old man, Ashofo Monday, was on Tuesday brought before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun over alleged attempt to defile a toddler.
Jose Mourinho has taken another veiled shot at Manchester City’s spending, while claiming he has been forced to rebuild at Manchester United.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has described as “mischief” the report credited to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) alleging that Nigeria imported about three million tonnes of rice in 2018.