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 One person has died in a fire accident involving a commercial bus on the Long bridge inward Arepo, Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) announced in a statement Monday evening, and which was sighted by Echotitbits. READ ALSO: https://echotitbits.com/sanwo-olu-disapproves-truck-parking-on-apapa-road-says-lekki-portll-ease-congestion/ "The incident which involved a commercial vehicle with registration number LSD-715XV...
International Criminal Court (ICC) has told BBC that it would "analyse materials" it has received about the violence which hit Nigeria last month following protests against police brutality. ICC chief prosecutor's office said contrary to an earlier report, it has not already opened a "formal preliminary examination" into the unrest. For...
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government and Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, have sharply disagreed over the imposition of nationwide curfew to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While the Federal Government on Thursday struggled to review the nationwide curfew from 10pm-4am to 12am-4am, Makinde announced the...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday attempted to justify the new prices of petrol and electricity, describing the timing of implementation of both tariffs as a mere coincidence. Speaking at the First Year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja, the President said increase in price of...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday urged Kaduna State indigenes to cooperate with government and security agencies to secure peace and harmony, stressing that development will only take place when energies are collectively channelled to building, instead of destruction of lives and property. In a statement by the President's Special Adviser on...
Nigeria's 2021 budget estimate of ₦13.8 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari before a joint session of the National Assembly has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill, which was passed after a two day debate by members on the floor of the house was deliberated upon...
At Launch Of National Ethics And Integrity Policy, President Buhari Calls For Rediscovery Of Our Cherished Traditional Ethical Values Mali: Ecowas To Deliberate Again On Grey Areas, As Special Envoy, Goodluck Jonathan Briefs President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the National Ethics and Integrity Policy “projects government’s...
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, Wednesday disclosed that for the sake of the confidentiality attached to visa-related issues, the identities of individual Nigerians placed on visa ban over rigging and electoral malpratices would not be revealed. Speaking at the maiden Consular Meeting with the Federal Government...
The 2021 budget expected to be presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday will be COVID-19 compliant. This was disclosed by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila when he read a letter from the President proposing budget presentation, during plenary on Wednesday in Abuja. The...
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday nominated 41 non-career ambassadors-designate. Buhari, in a letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, requested the lawmakers to confirm the nominees. The President also nominated one career ambassador-designate, representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The nominees are: Engr. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa); L.S. Mandama (Adamawa); Oboro Effiong Akpabio (Akwa...