Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Fuel Scarcity Hits Baruten LGA, Kwara Speaker Cries Out

The Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Danladi, has expressed concern over fuel scarcity in four districts of Baruten Local Government Area of the state. Danladi cried out during a courtesy visit to Compt. Mohammed Garba, the newly posted Border Drill Sector Coordinator, Sector 3, Ilorin, on Monday. This is contained in a statement signed...

Nigerian Navy Impounds Seven Ships For Suspected Bunkering

The Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS BEECROFT, has impounded seven vessels involved in bunkering between December 3 and 30 last year, Commander I. A. Shettima has said. He spoke at a news briefing at NNS BEECROFT, Apapa, Lagos. The vessels:* MV TIM BEGELE with a crew of 11 Nigerians,* MT ZEEBRUGGE crewed by seven Sri- Lakans, *...

We Have No Hands In The Importation Of Fulani Herdsmen Into Ondo State–Govt

The state government has washed its hands clean from the purported importation of Fulani herdsmen to Ajowa Akoko Community in the state. The government noted that the opposition party was only planning to use the matter to discredit the present Administration of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The state government has ordered the arrest of those who facilitated (accomplices)...

UNN To Conduct SUG Election This Year Via Electronic Voting

The University of Nigeria Electoral Commission (UNECO), Nsukka campus has finally fixed a date for the Students Union Government (SUG), election in the New Year. The process for the long awaited election has been slated for Monday, January 6, 2020. The election would be for posts into hall government, house of representatives, senate and student...

Miscreants Attack FRSC Patrol Team For Arresting Traffic Offender In Ogun

Suspected miscreants on Sunday attacked patrol team of the Federal Road Safety Corps for arresting a traffic offender in Mowe axis of Lagos-Ibadan expressway area of Ogun state. It was gathered that the patrol team was attacked when the FRSC officers stopped a driver of a black Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number...

Makinde Inherited Fire Service With Weakened Capacity, Obsolete Equipment – Commissioner

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Sunday said that he inherited a fire service department with weakened capacity as a result of obsolete equipment. Commissioner for Infrastructure, Transportation and Public Works, Professor Raphael Afonja, made the disclosure while undertaking an on-the-spot assessment of the fire-ravaged Akesan Market, in Oyo town. DAILY POST gathered that residents...

NAF Flies Conjoined Bayelsa Twins To Yola For Separation

The Nigerian Airforce, on Thursday, airlifted conjoined twins and their parents to the Federal Medical Centre in Yola, where the twins, joined in the abdomen, would undergo medical procedure to separate them. Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, led by its Chief Medical Director, Prof. Auwal Abubakar, a renowned pediatric surgeon, and other doctors...

Students, Parents Protest National ID Racketeering, Extortion In Lagos

Parents and students on Friday decried the alleged extortion of money from those seeking to enrol on the National Identity Number in the Alimosho Local Government Area and Igando Ikotun Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. They  claimed some officials of  the National Identity Management Commission  in the areas had been demanding bribes ranging...

Nigerian Air Force Redeploys 76 Senior Officers In Shake-Up

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday announced the redeployment of 36 Air Vice Marshals and 40 Air Commodores including Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding and commandants of tri-service institutions. The Air Force in a release by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said the redeployment followed the recent promotion of...

2020: Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Welcomes First Babies In Four Lagos Hospitals

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, today, welcomed and presented gifts items to the first babies of the year in four state-owned health facilities. The facilities include Ijede General Hospital, Agbowa General Hospital, Ketu-Ejirin General Hospital and Lagos Island Maternity Hospital. A baby boy who weighed 2kg delivered at exactly 12. 01 a.m....

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