Saturday , August 18 2018
Home / news / world (page 4)

world

The Federal Government To Close 3rd Mainland Bridge For Repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, has disclosed that plans are ongoing to shutdown the Third Mainland bridge for repairs. Mr. Kuti, who spoke with Vanguard, said the Federal Ministry of Works would hold a meeting with stakeholders in Lagos to discuss how to manage traffic …

Read More »

Ex-Deputy Governor’s Daughter Found Dead under Boyfriend’s Bed

The daughter of the immediate past Deputy Governor of Ondo state, Alhaji Lasisi Olugbenga Oluboyo was found dead at her boyfriend’s house in Akure. Oluboyo, who was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, was found dead in the house of Mr. Adeyemi Alao, popularly known as …

Read More »

China’s HNA Group Boss Wang Jian falls to his Death in France

The co-founder and chairman of the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has died in a fall in southern France, while touring the Provence region. Wang Jian, 57, had climbed on a high parapet to take photographs in the picturesque village of Bonnieux when he fell, police said. Rescue services in …

Read More »

Nigeria And France Sign $475m Agreement

Nigeria and France on Tuesday in Abuja signed three agreements worth 475 million dollars on social amenities and reforestation. President Muhammadu Buhari and the visiting French President Emmanuel Macron witnessed the signing of the agreements during their bilateral talks held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Lagos agreement involved a …

Read More »

P&G set to shut down $300 million Plant in Ogun State 1 Year after Commissioning

Only a year after commissioning what is said to be the largest non-oil production plant in Nigeria, P&G is reportedly set to shut it down. The plant, located in Agbara Industrial Estate, Ogun State, had been commissioned in 2017 by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and had cost a reported $300 million. According …

Read More »

Macron Visit: Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion In Alausa, African Shrine Axis

Ahead of the historic visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos, the State Government on Sunday announced that there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement from 12 noon to 12 midnight on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 around the Alausa, African Shrine/Agidingbi axis. Permanent Secretary in the …

Read More »

Osinbajo, Tinubu, Governors, Dangote Others Join Pastor Tunde Bakare To Bury His Mom

Founder of Latter Rain Assembly Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday bid his mother, Abigail Eebudola Bakare, final good bye declaring, “I will definitely miss her greatly.” Madam Eebudola Bakare died in her son’s Lagos residence on May 5. She was interred at the family house in Sodeke area of Abeokuta …

Read More »

NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike Over 300 Sacked Oil Workers

There are indications that Nigerians may experience another round of fuel scarcity soon as the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike. NUPENG said the planned strike was as a result of the alleged sacking of 300 of its members by …

Read More »

Wife debunks Olujonwo Obasanjo’s Assault Allegations, Accuses him of Infidelity, Emotional & Verbal Abuse

A counter-affidavit, filed in court by Tope Adebutu, a magistrate in Ogun state and wife of Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has surfaced. Olujonwo had approached an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, saying that shortly after the wedding ceremony, he suffered from physical assaults by his wife as well as …

Read More »

World Bank Approves $2.1bn Loan For Nigeria

The World Bank has announced the approval of $2.1bn loan for seven projects to be executed in Nigeria. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday said the loans were approved in Washington DC on Wednesday and were for seven projects to support Nigeria’s investment in nutrition, access to electricity, states’ …

Read More »