Let peace reign in Nigeria

TEXT OF A PRESS STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE ROAD WALK IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE, TODAY THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER, 2017 IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA. LET PEACE REIGN IN NIGERIA  My lords spiritual and temporal, compatriots, gentlemen of the press, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great joy and satisfaction on behalf of Immaculate Initiative for Peace (IIP) ...

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Breast Cancer is not a death sentence, Ambode advises women

… Early Medical Attention Key To Overcoming Disease, Ambode says as Akeredolu’s Wife Takes Awareness Campaign To Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday counseled victims of breast cancer not to see the disease as death sentence but rather embrace early medical solution to overcome it. The Governor said this while receiving the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu at ...

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Lagos calls for road users’ co-operation as parts of ikorodu Road are closed to motorists

The need to upgrade the disused pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi  bus Stop has forced the Lagos State Government to close parts of Ikorodu Road to motorists.  This was announced by the government on  Thursday to enable it replace the dilapidated and disused steel pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop with a new footbridge. Facebook Comments

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Lagos moves to protect schools in riverine and vulnerable areas

…To Clamp Down On Okada Plying Restricted Routes The Lagos State Government has set up a Joint Tactic Squad among officers of all the security agencies to heighten security within and around Model Colleges and all schools in the outskirts, riverine and other vulnerable areas of the State. Facebook Comments

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SERAP visits Saraki over lawmakers’ ‘N3bn yearly pay’

Representatives from Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) will on Thursday 21 September 2017 visit the National Assembly to meet with the Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki to discuss issues relating to details of annual salaries and allowances of lawmakers. Facebook Comments

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FG to auction N135bn bonds in two weeks, says DMO

The Federal Government has offered for subscription by auction N135 billion worth of bonds in its September 27 auction, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said. The offer circular obtained from its website on Tuesday in Abuja, stated that it would sell N35 billion of a bond maturing in July 2021 at 14.50 per cent. It would also sell N50 billion ...

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IPOB: Jonathan condemns deployment of soldiers, slams Lai Mohammed

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has criticised his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, for planning to extend the military show of force to the South-South and the South-West. Jonathan said this in a Facebook post on Tuesday which was signed on his behalf by his aide, Reno Omokri. The former President was emboldened by the statement by Senate President Bukola Saraki who ...

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Presidency raises alarm over fake Buhari UN speech in circulation

Nigeria’s presidency has said that a fake version of President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly today, is in circulation. President Buhari who arrived New York on Sunday, is billed to address the 72nd UN General Assembly today when the debate opens. He has been listed as the eighth speaker of the 193 Head of States expected ...

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Buhari meets Museveni, Uganda leader in Aso Rock

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed with the visiting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Ugandan President was received on arrival by President Buhari at the Aso Rock villa, Abuja, at about 2.25p.m. The Ugandan president has been showing interest and concern over the activities of the deadly Boko Haram sect operating in ...

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Buhari set to depart for New York for UN summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is to leave Abuja on Sunday for New York to join other world leaders at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72). The President’s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. Adesina said the President would during the visit, participate in the ...

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