• Gas explosion : SON to prosecute importers, manufacturers, distributors of substandard LPG cylinders

    Gas explosion : SON to prosecute importers, manufacturers, distributors of substandard LPG cylinders0

    The Director General (DG) SON, Osita Aboloma gave the warning on Tuesday during a visit to the scene of Gas explosion at Sabo Tasha, Kaduna, in which six people lost their lives. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the DG was represented by Engr. Nwaoma Olujie, Group Head LPG at SON. The Standard

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  • PDP Rejects Hike on Electricity Tariff

    PDP Rejects Hike on Electricity Tariff0

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Federal Government against increasing electricity tariff. A statement signed by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, described the over 200 per cent increase as draconian and completely against the interest and wellbeing of Nigerians. Ologbondiyan charged the Federal Government to immediately rescind the policy

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  • Waste management:Sanwo-Olu acquires new waste compactors for LAWMA

    Waste management:Sanwo-Olu acquires new waste compactors for LAWMA0

    The Lagos Waste Management Authority has said it will take delivery of new compactors early next year. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said the compactors would aid efficient waste management in the state. He said LAWMA was committed to improving waste management services rendered by private sector participants through robust government assistance

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  • Gunman shoots FRSC official to escape arrest in Ogun

    Gunman shoots FRSC official to escape arrest in Ogun0

    An unidentified gunman has shot at the Operative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) attached to the Ogun State Sector Command, wounding him severely on the leg before speeding away. The incident happened on Sunday at the Ibafo corridor of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway when the FRSC operatives were controlling traffic. The Operatives had

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  • Maina Back In Court As Trial Resumes In Abuja

    Maina Back In Court As Trial Resumes In Abuja0

    Abdulrasheed Maina resumes trail today Dec 16, 2019, the formal chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team is facing charges of money laundering, operating fictitious accounts and other fraudulent activities. Last week, his younger sister, Fatima Abdullahi, appeared before the court and denied any involvement in the  accounts said to have been opened by Maina

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  • “Lady Killer or AK47’’ In Sokoto

    “Lady Killer or AK47’’ In Sokoto0

    The Sokoto Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service has seized 640 cartons of dangerous and unapproved aphrodisiacs {sex enhancement drugs} with the duty paid value of N914.8 million. Magaji Mailafiya, the spokesman for the command, stated that a top off they got led to the interception of the drugs otherwise known as “lady killer

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