National Drivers Licence Now Valid For Five Years

The Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has announced a new validity period of five years for the National Drivers’ License, noting however that the choice is optional. The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this today, said the decision was taken at the 134th Meeting of the Federal Road…

Forestry research institute identifies 120 indigenous species

The Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, said it had identified 120 indigenous species in 2016 that could foster effective economic diversification and improve Nigeria’s economy if well developed. The Institute’s Executive Director, Dr Adeshola Adepoju, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Friday. Adepoju…

Fulani Herdsmen Reject Ekiti’s New Law Banning Nomadic Grazing

Fulani herdsmen who reside in Ekiti State under the Aegis of Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria have criticized the new grazing law signed by Governor Ayodele Fayose.   The Fulani herdsmen who are reported to be from Ilorin, Kwara State, have spoken through their legal adviser, Mr. Usman Imam, on Wednesday, August 31, 2016,…

Edo Poll: INEC Distributes PVCs’ ‘Morrow

The Edo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday that it would commence the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters ahead of the Sept. 10 gubernatorial election in Edo tomorrow. The commission’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mrs Priscillia Sule, who disclosed this in Benin yesterday , said the…

Day Bindow Drew OBJ To His Winning Team

Leadership, is a blessing conferred on only few selected individuals. Even among the few selected leaders, only few among them carry themselves with panache, carriage and wisdom as many get derailed and consumed by the perks such positions confer on them and in the process lose touch with the people. Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla falls…

FG declares state of emergency in sports sector

…as Dalung receives reform report The Federal Government yesterday finally declared a state of emergency in the sports sector as a practical demonstration of its seriousness to revitalise and improve sports in the country. Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr Solomon Dalung, made the declaration in Abuja while receiving the report prepared by the Nigeria Sports Reform Committee he set up in April. While explaining the…

National Drivers Licence Now Valid For Five Years – LASG

The Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has announced a new validity period of five years for the National Drivers’ License, noting however that the choice is optional. The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this today, said the decision was taken at the 134th Meeting of the Federal Road…

National Drivers Licence Now Valid For Five Years

Speaking further, the General Manager lauded the initiative and maintained that with the new feature, applicants have the opportunity to either select the option of three (3) or five (5) year validity period, adding that applicants who are unable to complete the processing within a specific time now have an extended period for renewing the…

Aviation unions besiege Aero Contractors over indefinite leave handed 1,400 workers

Aviation unions on Thursday besieged the head office of Aero Contractors Airline at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, a day after the embattled airline announced the suspension of flight operations and placed workers on an indefinite leave. Benjamin Okewu, the president, Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Association, told journalists on Thursday that the unions…

Massive Looting ongoing on in Plateau State – PDP

Chairman of the opposi­tion Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State, Chief Damishi Sango, has accused the state govern­ment of “massive diversion of public funds”. Speaking at a press briefing yesterday, in Jos, Sango claimed the state had received more than N97 billion as revenue from the federal allocations in the last one year. According…

Lagos Makes National Drivers Licence Valid For Five Years But…

Francis Moses Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA) has announced a new validity period of five years for the National Drivers’ License, noting however that the choice is optional. The General Manager of the Agency, Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this Thursday, said the decision was taken at the 134th Meeting of the Federal…

Herdsmen Disagree With Ekiti Govt Over New Grazing Law

Ekiti-based herdsmen from Ilorin, Kwara State,  have criticised the new grazing law in Ekiti State saying, carrying lesser arms does not constitute offence  under the country’s constitution Terrorism Prevention Act 2011. The body, under the aegis of the Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria, said the provision in the new law may not apply to…