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Abuja-Lokoja road crash claims four lives in 3days


At least, four persons have been confirmed dead in three different auto-crashes along Lokoja-Abuja road between Sunday and Tuesday this week. Two persons were crushed to death by a hit-and-run truck on Sunday night at Gada Biyu village, on Abuja- Lokoja road A witness told Daily Trust that the incident happened at about 9:12 pm when an unmarked truck coming ...

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Governor Obaseki’s convoy in an accident along Benin-Lagos express road

Governor Obaseki

The convoy of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki was yesterday involved in an accident along the Benin-Lagos Express Road. The accident occurred in front of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) but no live was lost except for three persons who sustained injuries. When The Guardian visited the scene of the accident, some private vehicles were seen damaged alongside ...

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Ajimobi set to launch 3 Ultra-model schools


Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi yesterday disclosed that the three ultra-modern model schools being constructed by his administration in Ibadan and Saki will soon be ready for inauguration. The governor who disclosed this during an inspection tour of two of the model schools, Oba Akinbiyi High School, Mokola and Islamic High School, Basorun, both in Ibadan, said the project ...

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Akeredolu flags off construction of N19.3bn link road between Niger Delta and Lagos


Akeredolu flags off the construction of the N19.3 billion coastline road linking Ondo and Lagos States has been flagged. The 51 kilometer Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki road project is jointly funded by by Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC} and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC]. Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state performed the ceremony on Thursday at Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local ...

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Blocked from America, Atiku sells off his controversial $2.95million U.S. home

Atiku Mansion

A luxury mansion co-owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned. The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former U.S. Congressman, William Jefferson. The ...

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Estate agent bags 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding client of N28M

estate agent

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere yesterday convicted and sentenced an estate agent, Babatunde Habeeb to 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding 101 unsuspecting accommodation seekers of N28 million, under the false pretence of giving them accommodation. The estate agent, Habeeb, also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, was handed the verdict after the judge found him guilty ...

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Buhari persists on addressing infrastructure deficits

infrastructure deficits

THE Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has on Tuesday, reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to addressing infrastructure deficits in the country. He gave the assurance at the inauguration of Oyo State School of Surveying, Governing Council, in Abuja. The Minister stated that the President is sincere about fulfilling his New Year promises to providing good road networks, ...

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Delta State approves completion of Stephen Keshi stadium

Stephen Keshi

The Delta State Government has approved the award of contract for the completion of the second phase of outstanding works in the Stephen Keshi Stadium (formerly known as Asaba Township Stadium) in Asaba. Making this disclosure, the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said that the approval of the said Stephen Keshi Stadium was part of the decisions taken ...

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Ambode announces reduction on land use charge following backlash from Lagos residents

Land use charge

The Lagos State government has announced a reduction of rates in its controversial new Land Use Charge Law following public backlash that has trailed the act. The reduction was announced by the state government after the decision was reached at an executive council meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2018. According to the state government, commercial fee charge is reduced by ...

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Nasarawa lawmaker pledges to reconstruct 22kilometers road


Alhaji Kassim Mohammed-Kassim, a member representing Akwanga South Constituency in Nasarawa State House of Assembly, says he is reconstructing the 22-kilometre Gudi-Moroa road in the state. Mohammed-Kassim (APC) said this was to boost socio-economic activities of his constituents. He said that the reconstruction of the road in Akwanga would also boost agricultural activities of his constituents and the state at ...

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