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Niger Nigeria Railway: Assessing the rationale behind FG’s Projects and Initiatives

Government irrespective type, regardless of the components people it’s governs either homogeneous or heterogeneous are not only tasked with the advancing of their respective people or country through the provision of developmental projects and sustainable initiatives; they are also tasked with ensuring the unity and facilitating of the peaceful and harmonious coexistence of their people…

Power grid collapses, TCN restores 90% supply

Power grid collapses, TCN restores 90% supply

The national electricity grid collapsed on Tuesday, a development that threw many parts of the country into blackout for hours. But the Transmission Company of Nigeria stated that it restored about 90 per cent of the power system, adding that the grid would be fully restored in due course. It was learnt that the grid…

Bobrisky arrested over alleged N30m fraud

Bobrisky arrested over alleged N30m fraud

Police detectives from Abuja, on Thursday, arrested cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, over an alleged N30m fraud. It was gathered that Bobrisky was arrested at the Lekki area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that a yet-to-be-identified businesswoman petitioned the police and alleged that Bobrisky fraudulently collected the sum of N30m from her….

FG can withhold allocations of states flouting legislature, judiciary autonomy – AGF

FG can withhold allocations of states flouting legislature, judiciary autonomy – AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Thursday that the Executive Order 10 newly issued by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was to ensure compliance with constitutional provisions guaranteeing the financial autonomy of the state legislature and judiciary. The minister said with the Executive Order,…

FG to certify airlines before flights resume

FG to certify airlines before flights resume

The Federal Government is to certify airlines and other operators in Nigeria before the resumption of flights once the country’s airspace and airports are re-opened for commercial operations. It was also gathered on Wednesday that all operators in the country’s civil aviation space were required to inform the government five days ahead before resuming operations….

Why Rivers went tough on errant hotels —Wike

Why Rivers went tough on errant hotels —Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has explained why the state shut down hotels in the state. Wike spoke on Tuesday when executive members of the Nigeria Hotel Association, Rivers State Chapter, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House in Port Harcourt, pointed out that he had never taken any unilateral decision. He said, “I…