Lagos has enjoyed religious harmony, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday evening said the State has enjoyed an appreciable level of religious tolerance and harmony in the last 30 months since he assumed office, attributing it to the atmosphere of peaceful co-existence prevailing among Lagosians of different faith and ethnic leanings. Governor Ambode, who spoke at an Inter-Faith…

FIFA sanctions Nigeria for using ineligible player, deducts three points

World football ruling body, FIFA, has fined the Nigeria Football Federation 6,000 Swiss Francs (approximately N2,175,660.00) for fielding an ineligible player in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match between Algeria and Nigeria on November 10, 2017. A statement by the (NFF) noted, however, that the sanction does not in any way hurt Nigeria’s qualification…

Speaker Dogara calls for Private Sector Participation to Tackle Housing Deficit

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has called for increased private sector participation in order to address the national housing deficit, and pledged the commitment of the House towards enacting the required legislation. Speaking at a public hearing by the House Committee on Housing on a motion and four bills related to…

‘Crisis Entrepreneurs’ planning to blackmail military, group alleges

A group, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised an alarm over what it said is an attempt by those it described as “crisis entrepreneurs” to blackmail the Nigerian military and its leadership. The group said Nigerians would have observed the escalation of activities targeted at destabilizing Nigeria in recent weeks….

NDDC to cancel 482 projects worth N90b, says Ndoma-Egba

In furtherance of its commitment to reposition the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for better performance and greater efficiency, the Governing Board of the interventionist agency is set to revoke another 482 contracts valued at N90b. This was disclosed by the Chairman of the NDDC board, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, while addressing newsmen shortly after…