Wednesday, May 22, 2019

FRSC closes Magboro, Kara, Ibafo sections of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps has announced the temporary closure of only the Ibadan-bound carriageway of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway from Magboro to Kara and Ibafo.

Fire guts BRT bus on Third Mainland Bridge

A bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) scheme in Lagos State has been razed by fire on the Third Mainland Bridge.

Cooking gas: Nigeria to strip consumers of cylinder ownership

The Federal Government is coming up with a policy that will remove the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) cylinders from consumers.

Army commander attacks convoy of Borno deputy governor during Osinbajo’s visit

There was a disagreement between soldiers and policemen while Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was inaugurating some projects in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, on Tuesday.

CBN leaves benchmark lending rate unchanged at 13.5 per cent

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at 13.5 per cent.

FOR THE RECORD: National Assembly issues new guidelines for journalists

The management of Nigeria’s National Assembly (NASS), on Monday, issued a new guideline for accreditation of journalists covering the parliament.

Kidnappers demand N1 million to free captive FRSC officials

The kidnappers of two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have demanded N1 million ransom.

FG knocks Obasanjo over “Islamisation” comment

The Nigerian government has criticised a former president Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent comment on the Boko Haram insurgency.

Lesser Hajj: Tinubu, Buhari, Daura meet in Saudi Arabia

One day after hosting Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, President Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with Mamman Daura, his cousin, and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Saudi Arabia, where he is performing lesser hajj.

INEC withdraws certificate of return of 25 election winners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), following a court order, has withdrawn 25 Certificates of Returns from some winners at the last conducted general elections.
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