[PHOTOS] Okada Ban: Commuters Stranded In Lagos As Transport Fares Soar

Many commuters were stranded on Monday at various bus stops in Lagos following the arbitrary hike in the cost of transportation within the metropolis as a result of the state government’s ban of commercial motorcycles and tricycles on the major highways and across the entire six local government areas of…

Cameroon Urges Women To Vote Next Week Despite Threats

Civic groups, political parties and the government are pleading for the women of Cameroon to vote in next week’s local and parliamentary elections, despite threats by separatist groups who have vowed to disrupt the polls. Female candidates and women who campaigned on behalf of others fear their efforts may amount…

Bauchi Gov Directs Immediate Release Of N200m For Pensioners

Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has directed the Accountant General of the State to immediately release the outstanding sum of N200 million for the month of December 2019 and January 2020 for immediate payment to all affected retired civil servants by Tuesday 4th February 2020. The directive according…

Okada Ban In Lagos Will Boost Revenue Generation In Ogun ― Official

The Chairman Caretaker Committee on Transportation in Ogun State, Barrister Femi Adeniyi, has said that the ban on operations of motorcyclists from some parts of Lagos State, would in no small way boost revenue generation of the State. Adeniyi stated this while briefing newsmen in Abeokuta, on Monday, that his…

Buhari, PM Johnson Agree On Common Future For Commonwealth ― Presidency

The Presidency says the stage is set for a new trade regime between the UK and its old partners as well as an alignment with new trading partners following the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,…

Edo APC Accuses Oshiomhole Of Plotting State Of Emergency

The publicity secretary of the Edo State branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Joseph Osagiede has accused the national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of a grand plot to cause mayhem in the state in preparation for the declaration of a state of emergency in Edo…

100 Islamic Scholars Begin 3-Day Fasting, Prayers For National Unity, Stability

No fewer than 100 Islamic scholars on Monday commenced three days fasting and prayers for national peace and unity in the country. The team leader of the Volunteer and Patriotic Muslim Scholars, Malam Salihu Abdullahi-Mai, said at a news conference in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, that the group mobilised 100 clerics…

BREAKING: Two Hit By Bullets As Police, Protesting Okada Riders Clash In Lagos

Pandemonium broke out in Lagos early Monday morning, as the Okada and Keke NAPEP riders trooped out in protest against the government policy banning their operation in some parts of Lagos State. In the melee, the two of the protesting riders were said to have been hit by bullets as…

Community Organises Prayer For Tambuwal’s Court Victories

The residents of Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State, on Monday, offered a special prayer for the state governor, Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal’s electoral victory at the Supreme Court victories. The prayers session was conducted at the Community’s Central Jummat Mosque and was attended by Islamic clerics, community leaders,…