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Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
The Enugu State Government on Sunday urged commercial tricycle operators, popularly known as Keke Napep, to continue to adhere to COVID-19 Protocols to ensure health safety of their passengers.
Zulum said, “You have been here for over one year now, there are 1,181 soldiers here if you cannot take over Baga which is less than 5 km from your base. Then we should forget about Baga, I will inform the Chief of Army Staff to redeploy the men to other places that they can be useful,” the governor promised.
Fresh facts have emerged that the gruesome killing of Gokada founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fahim Saleh, was “financially motivated”.
No fewer than 1,177 vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles have been impounded since January by the Kwara State Road Transport Management Authority (KWARTMA) for various traffic offences, its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Yekeen Bello, has said.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is tracking 250 constituency projects in Kwara.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has launched an investigation into fraudulent procurement practices in the award of contracts for constituency and executive projects in 16 states of the federation.
The Police Command in Borno has announced restriction on vehicular movement in Maiduguri metropolis during the Eid-el-Fitr prayers.
The Police Command in Kano State has arrested and prosecuted 413 violators and impounded 98 vehicles in one week, following the enforcement of total lockdown operations to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
“In my last week briefing, the number of confirmed cases in Ogun State was 100. But, by yesterday, Thursday 14th May, 2020, we have recorded 34 more positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 134. This shows an increase of more than 30 per cent, in just one week,” he said.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has warned Commercial Tricycle Owners and Riders Welfare Association of Anambra State, CTORWAAS, and their alleged paid agents to desist from peddling false allegations against his Ministry or face the wrath of the law.
The Katsina State Police Command has impounded 159 cars, 17 tricycles and 141 motorcycles as part of its efforts to enforce the lockdown order by Governor Aminu Bello Masari to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The police in Lagos have arrested over 2, 300 people for violating the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.
China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.
Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.
Cyriel Dessers has expressed his delight after scoring on his debut for Genk to help his new club open the 2020-21 Belgian First Division A campaign with a victory.
The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and President Donald Trump suggested breaking tradition by holding his own ceremony at the White House.
Latest information from the Presidential Task Team, PTT, on Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa environment has indicated that sufficient relief on the traffic crises in the area would come in December 2020 when the reconstruction work is targeted for completion.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has ordered the immediate retirement of the suspended Executive Secretary of the state Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB) Executive Secretary, Lawrence Ogbonna.
Late Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashamu) has been laid to rest today in his home town Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state.