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nPDP: We ‘re Not Leaving APC, Meets NWC 

Leader of the new Peoples’ Democratic Party (nPDP) which fused into the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Kawu Baraje, has said that the group will remain in the party. Speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja after a closed door meeting with the APC National Working Committee (NWC), Baraje said the aprty has responded adequately to their request. It may be recalled that the Kawu Baraje-led nPDP recently submitted a four page grievances letter to the APC leadership. The group, in the letter, alleged that its members had been badly…

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LAGOS HITS N34BN MONTHLY IGR, TARGETS N50BN BY 2019

…Receives N327m From 13% Oil Derivation   The Lagos State on Monday said that it has so far achieved an average monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N34bn in 2018 compared to monthly averages of the last three years.   Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade who disclosed this at the ongoing annual Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration held at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, attributed the gradual improvement to the impact of the ongoing reforms and growth in the State’s…

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AMBODE: LEKKI ‘LL MAKE LAGOS AFRICA’S  BUSINESS DESTINATION

…Inspects Dangote Industrial Jetty, Other Projects In Ibeju-Lekki, Epe, Ojota …Ongoing Projects In Lekki Free Trade Zone Largest Worldwide, Says Dangote Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday inspected the ongoing projects in the Lekki Free Trade Zone, saying the massive investments being jointly made in the axis by government and the private sector was targeted at making Lagos emerge as the next destination for business in Africa. Governor Ambode, who inspected the progress of work alongside cabinet members, billionaire businessmen, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, among other businessmen,…

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FAYEMI MOURNS KOLE AJAYI, SAYS HIS DEATH SHOCKING

Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has mourned the death of prominent politician and former governorship aspirant in the state, Barrister Kole Ajayi, who died on Friday. Dr Fayemi described the death of Barrister Ajayi, regarded as one of his most ardent supporters, as shocking and devastating. The Minister in a statement by his Special Adviser, Mr Yinka Oyebode, said Ekiti has lost an illustrious son, a very forthright, dynamic, articulate and colourful politician, who…

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OGUN TRAINS WORKERS ON LEADERSHIP FOR SERVICE DELIVERY

The‎ Ogun State Civil Service Commission says its second edition of the year 2018 quarterly in-house training programme, with the theme “Leadership for Effective Service Delivery”, was targeted at the role and what makes the civil servants in the state more effective in their work places. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Surajudeen Olusesi made this known at training organised for the civil servants in the state, adding that the training programme was part of measures to promote effective leadership skills at all levels among the State civil servants, which…

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Edo Assembly Suspends Lawmaker Over Petition

Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended a member, Mr Godwin Adenomo (APC – Ovia South-West) for three months for refusal to defend his allegations against the house before a committee.   The suspension was sequel to the consideration of the report of Ad hoc Committee constituted by the house to investigate the allegations levelled against it by the lawmaker.   Adenomo had petitioned the house through his lawyer, Mr Kingsley Obamogie, alleging refusal by the Assembly to pay his entitlements as directed by the Supreme Court in its…

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Navy Acquires 173 Boats To Boost Maritime Operations, Says CNS

Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey boats in 2017 to boost its operations in the maritime domain, the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, said. The naval chief disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja as part of activities to mark Navy’s 62nd anniversary celebration taking place between May 23 and June 1. Ibas said the theme of the 2018 Navy Week celebration is “Enhancing an Integrated Maritime Strategy for Security in the Gulf…

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INEC Registers 70000 Voters For PVC In Kwara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has registered 70, 000 people in Kwara State for the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) since the commencement of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in April 2017. INEC Administrative Secretary in the state, Mr Paul Atser, made this known during a meeting he had with members of Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC), in Ilorin on Monday. He said the PVCs of the 70, 000 prospective voters would soon be sent to the state for distribution. The Administrative Secretary added that 4, 000…

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Fayose: Buhari Has Destroyed National Assembly, Judiciary 

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has lamented the destruction of the Legislative and Judicial arms of government by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, raising the alarm that “democracy in Nigeria is under serious threat, with the constitution appearing to have been suspended.”   The governor said; “The once respected National Assembly and Judiciary have been so badly blackmailed such that for the first time in the history of Nigeria, functionaries of the executive arm of government now hold the two arms of government with contempt, treating them as…

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Fayemi Wins Ekiti APC GUber Ticket, Says It’s Victory For Democracy

…, demonstration of People’s power …..Co-aspirants to serve in campaign advisory council Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr Kayode Fayemi, moments after he emerged winner of the All Progressives Governorship primary, says his victory belongs to all Ekiti people who desired a change. The APC standard bearer in the July 14 governorship election said the successful conclusion of the keenly contested APC primary, is a further proof that political power resides with the people. The Minister also lauded the doggedness of the co- contestants in the governorship primary stressing…

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