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FCT Not Under Miscreants’ Siege, Says Minister

  Kingsley Madaki, Abuja The FCT Administration has denied media report suggesting that the terrority has been besieged by a myriad of miscreant and beggars. The denial was contained in a statement issued by the Special Assistant on Media to FCT Minister, Malam Abubakar Sani, and made available to The Union, Wednesday. According to the statement, every discerning resident of ...

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New Year Festivities: Lagos Commuters, Motorists Experience Light Traffic, Stable Transport Fares


Lagos motorists and commuters yesterday experienced light traffic on most of the roads in the metropolis as the New Year festivities continue. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who monitored traffic situation in the metropolis, reports that the ever-busy Ikeja-Oshodi, Ikorodu-CMS and Orile-Iganmu-Mile 2-Badagry Expressways recorded light traffic. Few yellow passenger buses and private vehicles were seen ...

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UN Seeks Nigeria’s Support On Transnational Crime


In a bid to eradicate transnational crime in Africa, the United Nation says it is ready to partner Nigeria’s Interior Ministry to restore peace and stability in the country. This was disclosed on Thursday in Abuja at the Ministry of interior office, when the Representative of the UN Secretary General, Dr. Mohammed Chambas, paid a courtesy visit to the newly ...

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DELTA Lepers  Protest Reduction in Monthly Stipend


Protesting lepers from the Leprosy Rehabilitation Home in Eku, an agrarian community in Ethiope East Local Government Area, yesterday, stormed Asaba, demanding for fair treatment from the state government, just as they said their wages have been unjustly reduced by the Delta state government. The protesting lepers who carried placards with various inscriptions barricaded entrance into the state Ministry of ...

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Ambode Appoints 19 New Perm Secs


Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of 19 new Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service. In a statement issued yesterday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the appointments are in line with the Governor’s drive to restructure the civil service for efficient performance and service delivery. The development is also coming on the heels of the ...

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Wal-Mart Seeks To Enter Lagos Market


Wal-Mart has indicated intention to expand its oprations to Lagos State. Wal-Mart, one of the world’s largest retail sales outlets based in the United States has indicated intention operational to expand its base in Nigeria and the state in particular. Wal-Mart currently has seven stores in Nigeria, trading as ‘Game and Valumart’. It has 11, 462 stores under 71 banners ...

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