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FEC APPROVES $200M LOAN FOR LAGOS

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved $200 million World Bank loan for Lagos State. This was disclosed by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and his Power, Works and Housing counterpart, Babatunde Fashola. According to them, it was part of a $600 million loan granted by World […]Read More

Sport

LAGOS CITY MARATHON IS A THING OF JOY – ABBAS

Nigeria’s greatest professional marathoner of all time, Abbass Muhammed on Tuesday said nothing has given him innate joy in recent times like the upcoming Lagos City Marathon. The Nigeria record holder in marathon and one of the best in the world when he was competing said “Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has started what I believe will […]Read More

Nigeria

STATES FREE TO EXPLORE, EXPLOIT MINERAL RESOURCES –FAYEMI

State governments are now free to explore and exploit the mineral resources in their domains provided such is done legally without interfering with locations already given to other stakeholders, the Federal Government has said. The government stated that although it had exclusive rights to mine minerals across the country, the constitution encourages states to either […]Read More

Politics

CONTROVERSY APPEARS TO BE TRAILING THE PASSAGE OF THE 2016

A federal lawmaker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Channels Television that there were fears that the 2016 budget had disappeared from the National Assembly. President Buhari on December 22 presented the 2016 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Senate on resumption of plenary on Tuesday went into a closed-door […]Read More

Nigeria Politics

FEC: BUHARI SHOCKS OSINBAJO, MINISTERS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday caught most members of the Federal Executive Council unaware as he arrived the Council Chambers for the council’s meeting at about 9.50am. Only a handful council members were already in the hall for the meeting slated for 10am at the time Buhari arrived. Immediately he stepped into the hall, the […]Read More

News

OIL PRICE CRASH WAKE UP CALL FOR DIVERSIFICATION OF ECONOMY

THE House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara Tuesday said the global crash in oil prices is a wake up call for Nigeria to diversify from a mono-economy that relies only on revenue from oil for survival. Dogara said this in his speech to welcome House members back from the two-week Christmas recess and the resumption […]Read More

Health Nigeria

LASSA FEVER: DOCTORS BLAME NEGLIGENCE, FUNDING FOR SPREAD

Medical practitioners at the Lassa Fever Research Centre at Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, have said that Lassa fever has been spreading in the country because authorities have not given the disease the attention it requires. According to doctors at the institute, although Lassa fever is endemic in Nigeria, it has largely been ignored. […]Read More

Sport

QUADRI, TORIOLA CONFIRM FOR ITTF AFRICA TOP 16 CUP IN

2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Player, Aruna Quadri and six-time Olympian, Segun Toriola as well as Olufunke Oshonaike and Edem Offiong have been confirmed as Nigeria’s representatives at next month’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Khartoum, Sudan. In the list of qualified released by the Africa Table Tennis Federation (ATTF), Quadri […]Read More

Health

SENATE SUMMONS MINISTER OVER LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK

The Senate on Today invited the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, to brief it over the outbreak of Lassa fever in 10 states of the federation. The invitation of the minister followed a motion by Senator Olanrewaju Tejuoso (Ogun Central) and five others. The upper chamber also asked the federal government, health agencies and […]Read More