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Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

SARAKI ADVICES INEC ON HOW TO TACKLE ‘PVC BUYING’ IN GENERAL ELECTIONS

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has recommended steps to take in addressing the issue of politicians allegedly plotting to buy Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) in the general elections. He advised the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to immediately call a meeting of stakeholders in the coming polls. Senator Saraki gave the advice on ...

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ONE CONFIRMED DEATH AT THE LAGOS TRAIN ACCIDENT

The Nigeria Railway Corporation confirms the death of one person at an early hour train derailment on Thursday at Ashade railway crossing Agege, Lagos. Mr Jerry Ochi, the Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the victim died at the NRC hospital at Ebute Meta while receiving treatment. “Efforts have been put in place ...

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UMAR IBRAHIM EL-YAKUB GET APPOINTED AS BUHARI’S AIDE ON NASS MATTERS

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub as the new Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives). Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. Adesina said El-Yakub’s appointment followed the resignation of Kawu Sumaila who ...

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THE SUKUK BOND GET DISBURSED

The Federal Government has decided to use the N100 billion Sovereign Sukuk bonds proceeds to construct 642.69 kilometres of roads across in Nigeria. The cheque for the money was presented by the Finance minister Zainab Ahmed to Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing on Thursday in Abuja. Fashola said that the money was shared equally among the ...

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