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Lai Mohammed: Buhari to now work from home

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says ‎President Muhammadu Buhari will now work from his residence at the presidential villa. He was speaking to state house correspondents at the end of the meeting of the federal executive council (FEC) chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Buhari’s absence. He said Buhari needed some rest and has asked that all the

Sellers, buyers of PVCs risk two years in jail, N.5m fine – INEC

Sellers and buyers of permanent voter’s cards risk two years jail term and a N500, 000 fine.   INEC Administrative Secretary in Sokoto State, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, disclosed this on Wednesday in Sokoto, at a one-day Stakeholders’ Forum on the Continuous Voter Registration Exercise, scheduled to begin on Thursday.   The exercise is expected to

Buhari absent at FEC meeting again

President Muhammadu Buhari is today conspicuously absent at the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting is being presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The cabinet had awaited the president’s arrival until the State House Chief of Protocols suddenly stepped in at 11.00am and whispered to Osinbajo. A security officer had also stood anxiously

At last, govt set to relocate Computer Village from Ikeja to Agbado

In its spirited efforts to transform Lagos into a mega city, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s bulldozers might be working at the Computer Village, Ikeja soon. The state government has in the past months been leveling and destroying ‘illegal’ structures and shanties in the city. Although the government said the destruction of these communities, including the most reported Otodo-Gbame in

Obabori Wins Courier Personality award

Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Red Star Express Plc, Sola Obabori has been named the Courier Personality of the year at the 9th edition of the ‘Beacon of Information and Communication Technology’ award organized by foremost ICT Weekly news publication,CommunicationWeek. According to organizers, the award is “merit-centric and designed to reward individuals

Emirates named Best Airline Worldwide in sweep of four awards

Best Airline Worldwide, Best First Class, Best Frequent Flyer Programme, and Best First Class Lounge. Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations both in the air and on the ground were recognized yesterday with four accolades at the ‎Business Traveller Middle East 2017 Awards. At a ceremony attended by key travel industry executives, Emirates