LASG demolishes second wing of collapsed Ejigbo school

…as Sanwo-Olu orders integrity tests on school buildings with more than two floors Following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directive, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has demolished the second wing of Excell College, Ejigbo, after the first wing collapsed on Saturday morning.   Governor Sanwo-Olu while speaking on the collapsed school building during a press…

78 firms bid for NNPC pipelines, downstream infrastructure rehabilitation

Seventy-eight companies have submitted virtual bids to rehabilitate critical downstream pipelines, associated depots and terminal infrastructure of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), through the Finance, Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) model. A statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja, by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, noted…

Obaseki salutes Edo people, assures of sustained devt

*Hails Buhari, INEC, security agencies for peaceful, credible poll   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed Edo people and supporters of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their display of immense courage and support in the face of threats, intimidation and brutalisation as he emerged victorious in Saturday’s gubernatorial election…

Edo: PDP Reps congratulate Obaseki, say democracy at play

Philip Nyam, Abuja   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his victory at the just concluded governorship election in Edo State The Caucus, led by its leader, Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP Rivers), said Governor Obaseki’s victory depicted democracy as a  reflection of the people’s…

Edo decides 2020: INEC declares Obaseki winner

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, has been returned elected as the governor of Edo State. He secured the highest votes in the governorship election which was held on Saturday. Obaseki secured 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas while Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 223,619 votes….

Obaseki secures highest votes in Edo poll

Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has secured the highest votes in the Edo governorship election. Obaseki secured 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas while Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 223,619. Total votes cast is 550,242 while the total number of valid votes in the election…

Emir of Zazzau is dead

Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau, is dead. Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, confirmed the incident in a statement, noting that the traditional ruler died in the early hours of Sunday at the 44 military hospital in Kaduna. According to the governor, the burial is scheduled to take place on Sunday at 5pm. The emir,…