The Federal Government has cut its budget for the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from N66bn to N50bn in the 2016 Appropriation Bill, representing a drop of 24 per cent.
As the controversy and allegation of smuggling of a fake version of the 2016 Appropriation Bill into the National Assembly, especially in the senate, continues, the House of Representatives is claiming ignorance of the existence of any such document in its possession.
The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Saturday said that it had placed under surveillance Ahmmadiyyah Hospital, Ojokoro, a Lagos suburb, where the patient with the first Lassa fever virus case was first admitted.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has directed security agencies in the state to arrest and prosecute anybody involved in the pro-Biafra protest that rocked parts of the state on Friday.
The Rivers state government has confirmed that three persons have died, while more than 200 others are currently under observation, following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Sunday said the union was set to picket Lagos State Government (LASG) on Jan. 19 over non-payment of N224 million debt.
FRESH details emerged in how the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, spent N440 million in spearheading the party’s 2015 campaign.
Senator Abdul-Aziz Murtala Nyako, chairman Senate committee on special duties has given the National Refugee Commission and National Emergency Management Commission, (NEMA) six weeks to collaborate, and marshall out plans that will start the process of resettlement of the internally displaced persons and refugees in line with the federal government’s resettlement policy for the 2016 plan.
Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, is in no mood to refund the N260million, which he allegedly collected from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for the ill-fated re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan.