Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:42 PM

In its determination to ensure free flow of traffic and safety on the road, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday commenced the process of clearing Apapa-Mile 2 axis of illegal parking of tankers and articulated vehicles.

This action, the Government said is aimed at freeing Apapa - Oshodi Expressway of avoidable traffic gridlocks, and making the axis accessible to other road users.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 03:54 PM

The Senate has announced that it would probe alleged feud among Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Services and National Intelligence Agency over operational issues.

The face-off was said to have stemmed from EFCC’s attempted arrest of former directors-general of DSS, Ita Ekpeyong and NIA's, Ayodele Oke.

The senate said it would set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the matter within two weeks.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 11:37 AM

The West African Examinations Council has announced the release of the October/November 2017 WASSCE results for private candidates. 

A total of 34,664 candidates obtained credits in five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.

The figure represents 26.01% of the 133,223 candidates that sat for the examinations in Nigeria reflecting the worst result in three years. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for private candidates in 2015 and 2016 was 28.59% and 38.50%, respectively.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 09:36 AM

The Nigerian Army has inroduced a new language policy for its officers and men, directing them to learn and be proficient in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba by the end of 2018. 

This directive was made known in a statement by army spokesperson Brigadier General Sani Usman.

Read the full statement below.

NIGERIAN ARMY INTRODUCES NEW LANGUAGE POLICY FOR OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 07:29 AM

Multiple reports indicate that a marshal of the FederalRoad Safety Corps (FRSC) has been reportedly killed on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

According to sources who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the attack on the FRSC officials occurred on the Sabo-Wuse axis of the highwayearly Tuesday morning.

The FRSC Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem confirmed the death of the official to the News Agency of Nigeria, stating that two other officials were abducted by the unknown gunmen.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:41 AM

Sometime in 2006, (I cannot recollect the exact date or month), some selected editors were invited to a suite in Eko Holiday Inn to have a parley with the then Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. As the then editor of THISDAY, I was also invited. Even though the reason for the invitation was not stated by Tinubu’s Information and Strategy Commissioner, Mr Oladele Alake, there were hints that the governor wanted to use the occasion to confirm the rumour already gaining grounds that he had endorsed his relatively unknown Chief of Staff, Mr.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:35 AM

One of the two suspects arrested for the murder of Cletus Onyekwele, a staff of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, Rumuobiakani, Port Harcourt, said they killed him because he was over working them

The two suspected murderers, Kingsley Nwankor and Joseph Francis, were paraded by the Rivers State Police Command last Friday, at the command Headquarters.

The state Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki Ahmed said late Cletus Onyekwele was murdered in cold blood in his office at Rumuobiakani, Port Harcourt on 13th day of April 2017. 

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:28 AM

The Lagos state police command has refuted claims by Burna Boy's management that he has honored the police investigation issued on Monday. 

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:16 AM

A clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Numan local government area of Adamawa State on Monday night, has left more than 20 people dead. Of this number, more are children.

According to reports, trouble started when a farmer was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The farmers in the community came together and carried out a reprisal attack.

Many of the injured victims are currently receiving medical attention at Numan General Hospital. Residents in the community have fled their homes for fear of another reprisal attack. 

Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 07:56 PM

Nigeria's top female singer, Tiwa Savage is pregnant for her second child. 

Popular blog, lindaikejisblog.com broke the news this Tuesday evening. 

According to the blog, "last week, the mother of one hinted on social media that 2018 is going to be a serious year for her career 'even if she gets pregnant again'.

Tiwa's first child, Jamil is 2 years and 4 months.

Tiwa in April last year, had a stormy time in her marriage as her husband TeeBillz, opened the door for social media rants between the couple.

Reports say they have since been reconciled. 

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