Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi said the resolve of his government to make the state one of the cleanest cities was irreversible. He said this at the inauguration of 39 mini refuse trucks for 13 local government councils in the state held at the House of Chiefs, Governor’s Office, Ibadan on Friday. Ajimobi said it was unfortunate that the state was being regarded as the dirtiest state, thus discouraging would-be investors
Monthly Archives: November 2012
The Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra State kicked off a campaign to reclaim Anambra State on Friday at Ukpo, Dunukofia Local Government Area. The PDP state Chairman, Mr. Ken Emeakayi, who presided over the event, said that after observing the affairs of the state for about seven years from outside the state, the PDP was now determined to retake its rightful place at the Government House
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday said no court order stopped it from prosecuting the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services, Dr. Wale Babalakin. The spokesperson for the anti-graft agency, Mr.
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria on Friday, opposed moves by Ifeanyi Ubah to vacate an ex-parte order, which forfeited the assets of Capital Oil and Gas Limited to the Corporation. An Abuja Federal High Court, presided over by Justice Abdul Kafarati, had on Nov.
The Nigerian Medical Association has called on the three tiers of government and the private sector to contribute towards the realisation of the sums of N700bn and $1.4bn needed to fund the national HIV response. The president of the NMA, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, made this call in a statement made available to Saturday PUNCH on Friday in Abuja in commemoration of this year’s World AIDS Day.
President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State on Friday joined other Nigerians to commiserate with former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on the death of his eldest daughter, Hajia Zulaihatu.
The election that will produce a new chairman for the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party will hold on Jan. 8, 2013. The board’s Secretary, Senator Walid Jibrin, said this at the end of the board’s 41st emergency meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday.
The 21-year-old joined the newly promoted side for a club-record fee of €15 million and is open to a return to Italy in the future, and hinted at a fondness for Fiorentina
Several houses were burnt on Thursday morning as the feud between Ajah and Ilaje residents escalated over the collection of levies from Ilaje tipper drivers. As at Friday, the community was deserted as scores of residents had fled the area following Thursday’s violence which was said to have lasted over six hours. The PUNCH had on Wednesday reported a violent clash on Monday, between rival groups belonging to both communities at Ajah
Governor Muritala Nyako of Adamawa State visited the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja on Friday and insisted that the result of last Saturday’s local government election in the state must remain valid. Nyako was at the party’s headquarters at the invitation of the national leadership of the PDP to answer questions relating to the running of the party in his state.
The closure of the Escravos gas plant, which belongs to Chevron Nigeria Limited on the Western Gas Network to the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System, may reduce the nation’s electricity supply by 300MW for three weeks.