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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

EFCC search: No cause for alarm, says Ambode

Former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday urged his supporters and the general public to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm. Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of...

Access Bank’s journey to becoming the gateway to Nigeria’s banking sector

Over the past decade, Nigeria’s banking landscape has transformed from one that relies heavily on cash transactions to one that is driven by mobile payments and artificial intelligence (AI). In March 2019, the Central Bank of Nigeria revealed its plans to accelerate the digitalisation...

Sanwo-Olu: Rethinking Lekki-Epe Traffic Architecture

By Gboyega Akosile From 6:30am up to about 9:30am, and most times, till noon, motorists plying the ever-busy Lekki-Epe Expressway from Ajah axis inward Victoria Island and other parts of Lagos, now have a daily ordeal of traffic snarl to contend with. Arguably,...

Ambode, Obasa, Fasanmi, others hail Tinubu at 67

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, Egbe Afenifere National Leader Pa Ayo Fasanmi, and many others yesterday congratulated ex-Lagos State Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on his birthday. Tinubu turns 67 today. Ambode...

NEMA Grounds Emergency Aircraft

… Hires Unqualified Expatriate to oversee Air Wing There are indications that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) can no longer support any air emergency response in the country following the grounding of the agency’s air ambulance and the Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter...

How increased funding can reduce the plights of children in northeast IDP camps-Experts

By our Taraba correspondent From Adamawa to Borno and Yobe as well as Taraba states, the tales of children presently taking refuge in the Internally displaced Persons camps scattered across the aforementioned states are no doubt that of heartbreaking as malnutrition has far caught...

How Ekiti PDP Lawmaker was assinated by unknown assassins

Fresh new crisis arise in Ekiti State as Michael Adedeji, a member of the State House of Assembly, who was attacked week by unknown gunmen dies, Naija247news has learnd The lawmaker was shot at close range at Ado-Ekiti while on his...

Kaduna state govt lifts 24-hour curfew, says it’s now dusk to dawn

The 24-hour curfew on Kaduna has been relaxed. The state government said people are free to go about their normal business between 6:00am to 5:00pm from Thursday, October 25, 2018. A statement from the Kaduna Government House signed by the media aide to the...

Communities lauds UNICEF, advocates for adults, elderly inclusion in health programs

By our correspondent in Taraba Dreams by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to reduced to the barest minimum, Child killer diseases among rural dwellers in Taraba state has no doubt began to yield positive results as Community heads pressed for the sustainability...

Tiv Group Slaps N550bn Suit Against Buhari, Miyetti Allah, Others

The Incorporated Trustees of Mdzough-U-Tiv, a socio-cultural association of the Tiv people, have filed a N550 billion fundamental rights suit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria as compensation for damages for the victims of attacks by herdsmen...