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Washington DC. proclaims Oct. 1 as Nigerian-American Day

By Busayo Onijala, Lagos.   The City of Washington D.C., United States of America, has proclaimed Oct. 1 as Nigerian-American Day, in celebration of Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Day anniversary.   The proclamation was made in a statement by the Mayor…
Ekiti govt. upgrades 40 traditional rulers

By Yinusa Ishola, Ado-Ekiti.   The Ekiti State Government has approved the upgrading of 40 traditional rulers to their deserving statuses.   The Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Mr Akin Omole, told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Friday that the…
Lagos Water Corporation decries mass looting of pipes

By Henry Oladele, Lagos.   The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has decried mass looting of water pipes at the Ishasi major waterworks.   The LWC Managing Director, Mr Muminu Badmus, expressed the criticism in a statement on Friday in Lagos.…
National transport policy ready soon – Minister

By Chiazo Ogbolu, Lagos.   The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, says his vision for the transportation sector is to inaugurate a national transport policy before May 2023.   Sambo, who said this in an interview with maritime reporters on…
NCoS seeks abolition of WAEC, NECO fees for inmates

By Ibironke Ariyo, Abuja.   The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has called on the Federal Government to abolish both West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) examination fees for inmates.   The Public Relations Officer of NCoS,…