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We don’t want secession or war in the South East – Governor Umahi says
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We don’t want secession or war in the South East – Governor Umahi says

Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, has said that the Southeastern region of Nigeria does not want war but rather wants to be a part of a fair Nigeria. Umahi who is the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum spoke on security cooperation between Federal Government and the Southeast Governors at the statehouse today May 20. "The situation in the South East is a mixture of reality, fake news and war propaganda. There are rightful agitations in the Southeast, but they've been hijacked. In the Southeast, we don’t want war, we don’t want to secede, we want to be a part of a fair Nigeria where justice, equity and freedom exist," he stated Gov Umahi endorsed ban on open grazing, saying it’s the right decision, especially in Southeast which does not have historical grazing routes/reserv...
Ban on Open Grazing: Miyetti Allah ask Herdsmen to Leave Southern Nigeria
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Ban on Open Grazing: Miyetti Allah ask Herdsmen to Leave Southern Nigeria

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has asked all Fulani herdsmen to leave the Southern states following the recent ban placed on open grazing by the state governors. In a letter signed by the Chairman of the Bauchi State chapter of MACBAN, Sadiq Ibrahim Ahmed, the body urged herders operating in the south to urgently leave the region as “the governors of the 17 states that make up the region are bent on frustrating their business as well as turn the people against herders.” The letter in part reads “This is a simple calculation. We are heading for secession. The rulers are no longer interested in the people. If some people are banned from open grazing, there is nothing more. Fulani people should move out from there. It is very simple. Must we ...
Seven African nations you can travel to by road as a Nigerian
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Seven African nations you can travel to by road as a Nigerian

Travelling by road is cheap and very exciting. It enables you to sight see, interact and take pictures along the way. It is a flexible mode of transport as it gives you the options of cancelling or setting out without much preparation.   To leave the shores of Nigeria legally by road, you are required to have a Nigerian passport, Valid Identification Card, Yellow card or certificate that shows you have been vaccinated from Yellow fever and of course Money. Here are some African countries you can travel to as a Nigerian by road:   1. GHANA: The journey from Nigeria to Ghana by road is quite a long one but it’s the scenic route. So brace yourself for the adventure. You can either choose to go directly with a transport company or hire out a taxi to take you. You c...
Sales Rep Fakes Own Kidnapping, Lodges in Edo hotel “to see if company would write off his N900,000 debt”
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Sales Rep Fakes Own Kidnapping, Lodges in Edo hotel “to see if company would write off his N900,000 debt”

Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping And Cybercrime Unit of the Edo State Police Command have arrested a sales representative of a popular pharmaceutical company for allegedly faking his own kidnapping . The suspect, Chikezie Precious, 25, was employed as a sales representative with the company three years ago and supplies drugs to most states in Southern Nigeria. According to Standard Gazette, Chikezie owns the company over N900,000 from drugs sales. In a move to get the company to write off his debt, the suspect went into hiding and raised a false alarm that he was kidnapped on the road. On his way back to Benin from Auchi, he dumped the company van along Ewohimi-Agbor road, left the key on the driver’s seat and took public transport to Benin City, where he lodged into a hotel....
Benue Man Cuts Off his Penis to be Able to Control his Libido
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Benue Man Cuts Off his Penis to be Able to Control his Libido

A man in Benue state has cut off part of his genitals to curb his libido. Terhemen Anongo, popularly called Doc K or Bob Korna, is a resident of Gboko in Benue state. As he couldn't control his thirst for women, he decided to take the advice in the Bible by cutting off that which causes him to sin. Anongo is popularly called Doctor K because he was a student of the University of Ibadan medical school. He dropped out in his final year in 2007 owing to psychiatric reasons and has been living alone in his father’s house, having chased out all other relatives who he accused of being behind his plight. Despite dropping out of school, he is highly articulate and seen as intelligent. He transports traders’ goods in a wheelbarrow to make ends meet. But one thing he couldn...
FG To Transport Petroleum Products By Rail System
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FG To Transport Petroleum Products By Rail System

Operation Controller, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Benin field office, Ebi Ogiowo, has said that the federal government is considering transportation of petroleum products to various part of the country through the rail system. Ogiowo said this at the weekend while speaking with journalists on the sideline of the 2020 annual meeting with petroleum products and gas marketers in Edo and Delta states organised by DPR. “Like you know, oil and gas industry in Nigeria is more than 50 years and some of the pipelines are equally that old, while some of them are not functional,” According to him, there are depots in some eastern and northern states of the country that are not functional because the integrity of the pipelines had been compromised. “Government is actually ...
COVID-19: FG Approves N10 Billion Survival Fund For Transport Sector
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COVID-19: FG Approves N10 Billion Survival Fund For Transport Sector

The Hon. Min. of State @MinTransportNG, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, has disclosed that FG has approved a ₦10 billion survival fund for transport workers and operators to help cushion the sufferings encountered by road transport workers and operators as a result of #COVID19 pandemic. The HMoS made this known when the President, Public Transport Owners of Nigeria Association (PTONA), Engr. Isaac Uhunwagho, led the Association’s National Executive Committee and Trustees to pay her a courtesy call in Abuja recently. She informed the delegation that the fund is domiciled with @TradeInvestNG adding that the Federal @MinTransportNG is currently working on the modalities for its disbursement.
NURTW Boss, Koko Zaria Clocks 50
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NURTW Boss, Koko Zaria Clocks 50

NURTW boss cum actor Kokozaria is a year older today. The transport boss clocks 50. He has since taken to his IG page to pen a lengthy birthday message for himself to accelerate the new year writing; ”Wow! What a surprise! Today we are going to have a great party because I know some awesome person who has a birthday. This great person is ready to invite all the friends and dance all night. Guess who this person is? Happy birthday to me.???❤️❤️??? ”A new year of life is a priceless blessing, so I pray to God today with thanks and wish more happy years to come. I hope that my closest people will share with me this day in the warm and friendly atmosphereWine is getting better over the years, a man is getting wiser over the years. I get older today, but this is the reason for the happ...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend,Georgina Rodriguez Surprises Him with a Brand New Mercedes AMG G63 on His 35th Birthday
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend,Georgina Rodriguez Surprises Him with a Brand New Mercedes AMG G63 on His 35th Birthday

On Wednesday, Cristiano Ronaldo clocked 35-years-old, and his stunning girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez surprised him with a brand new Mercedes AMG G63 to celebrate him on his special day. The special moment was caught in a short video, Georgina posted to her Instagram page with the caption: 'Congratulations to the man of my life! What a desire to transport our love in your gift.' In the video, an unsuspecting Ronaldo was filmed making his way out of Turin's Ristorante Casa Fiore to a group of waiting friends and fans, who sang and greeted him as he walked to his new luxury car from his woman. The 577 horsepower vehicle is worth £114,336 Watch the video below.
Horse Found Dead After Being Used As Transport In Lagos (Photos)
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Horse Found Dead After Being Used As Transport In Lagos (Photos)

Following the ban of okadas and Keke napep in Lagos State, Nigeria. Some others have become innovative about the situation. One of which was using horse as a means of transportation to make the movement faster. Unfortunately for one of the horses, it collapsed on the way and died. See photos...
FG Cannot Intervene in Ban of okada and Tricycles in Lagos – Amaechi
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FG Cannot Intervene in Ban of okada and Tricycles in Lagos – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has commented on the ban of commercial motorcycles popularly known as okadas and tricycles on major roads in Lagos State following an outcry that trailed its enforcement by the State's government on February 1. Speaking on Channels TV 'Sunrise Daily', Amaechi stated that it is not under the jurisdiction of the federal government to tell state governments what to do as implementation of transport policy is essentially a state affair. He said; “Implementation of transport policy is essentially a state affair. So you can’t be telling a state whether they want ‘okada’ or tricycles or not. That’s not our responsibility. It is for the state government to decide what to do.” Amaechi also stated that the Lagos State government has a valid ...
Rail: FG To Ban Heavy Cargo Transport By Road
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Rail: FG To Ban Heavy Cargo Transport By Road

The Federal Government plans to ban the movement of certain category of cargoes on some roads after the completion of major railways in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this in Lagos during a panel session on infrastructure development and financing at an event organised by Deloitte on Nigeria Economic Outlook 2020. “As soon as we finish these rail projects, there are some types of cargo that will not go on road, whether you like it or not,” he said. While giving an account of ongoing rail construction and other new ones to be constructed, he said it was important to transfer the cargo movement to the rail track. This, he said, would enable the roads to last longer. He said railway transportation for passengers was usually subsidised but was ...
Driver diverts his employer’s N23m truck of milk
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Driver diverts his employer’s N23m truck of milk

Olarewaju John, a driver employed by a logistics company, to transport 30 tons of powdered milk worth N23 million, from Lagos to Abuja, has diverted it to Abia State. However, three people have been arrested in connection with the hijacking and diversion. The suspects are Adesoji Olarewaju (43), Sunday Ejirille (52) and James Oja (45). They were tracked to Abia State where they were arrested and the goods recovered.
Expert Speaks on new Workers’ Salary Causing Inflation
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Expert Speaks on new Workers’ Salary Causing Inflation

An economic expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, said the new minimum wage would not lead to inflation contrary to speculations by some Nigerians. Uwaleke, the Head of Department, Banking and Finance, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. “I do not agree that it will lead to inflation and this is because our aggregate demand is still weak. “Recall that the last economic recession was caused by weak aggregate demand when many state governments could not pay salaries due to reduced FAAC allocations from dwindling oil prices. “The economy has been making a slow recovery since the exit from recession. “So, the associated economic expansion from implementing the new minimum wage wil...
PDP Accuses Amaechi, Malami Of Plots To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers
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PDP Accuses Amaechi, Malami Of Plots To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers

`The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Minister of  Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami SAN of plots to cause an unconstitutional crisis in Rivers state. PDP also alleged that the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has engaged in fresh conspiracies to subvert the will of the Rivers people as expressed at the polls. The party through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiya on Sunday,  said it has been informed of how desperate APC figures and their agents have been mounting pressure on the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed, to reverse the February 12, 2019 final judgment of the Supreme Court. The Apex court had in its verdict on the said day, upheld the verdict of the trial court that excluded the APC from parti...
Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC
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Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC

The party also stated that, it was obvious that its gubernatorial candidate, Gov Nyesome Wike would win the election and cautioned APC to swipe-off anything that would bring confusion during collation. In its statement tagged, PDP Uncovers Plots By APC To Scuttle Collation of Rivers Guber Result,published via facebook, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said it has uncovered plots by APC to cause confusion in Rivers state and scuttle the scheduled collation of the remaining results of the March 9 governorship election in the state. He equally stated that APC had planned to orchestrate violent disagreements and crisis at the stakeholders meeting scheduled by INEC ahead of the collation billed for April 2-5, 2019, so as to scuttle the exercise and stall t...
Rohr Reveals Why he Doesn’t Invite NPFL Players to Super Eagles
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Rohr Reveals Why he Doesn’t Invite NPFL Players to Super Eagles

Ahead of Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles, head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained why it is difficult for him to call up players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Rohr, speaking with SportingLife, said the domestic league is not professionally run, while most of the clubs lack the necessary infrastructures. He also admitted the players lack exposure to quality training and match conditions. “I can tell you that it is not easy for the local players when you see the conditions they have to play. Playing on old astro-turf, not able to play for up to six months because the league is on break, how will they be fit and be able to compete with the players from Europe, who have the best competitions for training, ...
Nigerian Air Force Begins Airlift of Election Materials For INEC
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Nigerian Air Force Begins Airlift of Election Materials For INEC

The Nigerian Air Force says it has started the airlift of election materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC). A statement signed by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the NAF, Air commodore Ibikunle Daramola said the airlift would be conducted day and night to deliver sensitive and non-sensitive materials to designated places. Air Commodore Daramola said: “The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Monday 11 February 2019, commenced the airlift of electoral materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections. “The airlift exercise includes day and night missions, during which both sensitive and non-sensitive electoral materials were conveyed in batches, with NAF C...
Unemployed Graduate Gets An unexpected Miracle By Opened Up to a HR Person Who Called Him for An Interview
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Unemployed Graduate Gets An unexpected Miracle By Opened Up to a HR Person Who Called Him for An Interview

A Twitter user has narrated how her cousin, who has been unemployed for 6 years, got an unexpected miracle. She said the HR of one of the companies where her cousin applied for a job called him to come for an interview. But he begged for more time because he wasn't ready. When the HR asked him his reason, he explained that he doesn't have money to transport himself to the venue and to buy presentable clothes. The HR confided in her colleagues about this and they contributed for the young man. They also offered him a job on Monday, January 28. Read the tweets below.  
Nigerian Lady Set to Marry Man She Asked Out On Facebook Page
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Nigerian Lady Set to Marry Man She Asked Out On Facebook Page

A Nigerian lady identified as Blessing Bili, is set to marry a man she asked out on a popular Facebook page. The excited lady who shared their love story on the Facebook page, advised single ladies who are searching to let go of their shy side and ask any guy they like out. The lady who went further to tell ladies to pay the transport fare of such men, added that her man bought the ring himself. The Nigerian lady who is getting set to marry the man she asked out, wrote; We met on Rant HQ January 2018 I practically asked him out Through his DM ? Bae if you love any man here  Ask him out Buy pizza Shawarma Anything ? Infact pay his transport when he visits you if he insist give the Keke man If he is mobile ,drop the money at the back sit It won’t take your life RnB 2019 ...
Lionel Messi Private Jet Reportedly Bought For $15 Million
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Lionel Messi Private Jet Reportedly Bought For $15 Million

Football star Lionel Messi private jet has reportedly set him back a whooping $15 million, Argentinean website Doble Amarilla reports. Lionel Messi private jet reportedly bought $15 million The jet, which was purchased in the United States but will be registered in Argentina, is a 2004 Gulfstream V and comes with 16 executive seats, two bathrooms (one with a shower) and two kitchens. Messi has already made some personal modifications to his new ‘wings’: the number 10 has been painted onto the tail; while the name of each member of his family (Leo, Antonella, Thiago, Ciro and Mateo) has been written on to the steps of the boarding stairs. According to Doble Amarilla, the jet arrived at the Aeroparque de Buenos Aires on Friday; and a hangar will be built in the town of San ...
Reps Summon Rotimi Amaechi Over Corruption Allegations
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Reps Summon Rotimi Amaechi Over Corruption Allegations

The House of Representatives Committee on Land Transport has summoned the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi. Chairman of the committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, told Channels Television on Thursday in Abuja, that the minister was summoned to appear before the committee over allegations of corruption and breach of process. According to Jubril, the committee has received a lot of allegations from credible sources against the minister and wants to investigate the issues raised. He added that the lawmakers after a meeting of the committee believed that Nigerians should know about the things being done behind the scenes. Recall that Amaechi was last week booed and shouted down by an angry audience for attempting to reel out the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government...
Soccer-Four Years To Next World Cup But Will It Be 32 Or 48 Teams?
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Soccer-Four Years To Next World Cup But Will It Be 32 Or 48 Teams?

Wednesday marks exactly four years to the kickoff of the next World Cup in Qatar Qatar could yet be an instrument to help end regional tensions and the first 48-team tournament if FIFA president Gianni Infantino gets his way. The head of world football’s governing body has been pressing in recent weeks for the 2022 finals to expand from the 32 teams in Russia this year to 48, even. It was previously planned that the expansion of the World Cup would happen when Canada, Mexico and the United States jointly host the 2026 finals. “We are looking at it. If it is possible, why not?” Infantino said last month. “We are discussing with our Qatari friends, we are discussing with our many other friends in the region and we hope that this can happen.” Qatar have not yet responded to the idea but p...
Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Freed By Kidnappers – Police
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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Freed By Kidnappers – Police

Africa’s youngest billionaire snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned home unharmed after being released by his kidnappers, police said on Saturday. Mohammed Dewji, the 43-year-old CEO of the METL Group family conglomerate, was seized as he arrived for a morning workout in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam last week. Forbes estimates his net worth as $1.5 billion, making him Africa’s 17th richest man and its youngest billionaire. Lazaro Mambosasa, Dar es Salaam’s police commander, told the media that Mr Dewji was abandoned by his kidnappers in the city’s Gymkhana area at 2:30 a.m. local time. Mr Dewji had been held in a house in an area where police were about to conduct a house-to-house search, he said. “He was tied legs, ...
China Launches World’s Largest Drone
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China Launches World’s Largest Drone

The world’s largest unmanned transport drone has been successfully launched by China. The drone, which can carry a payload of 1.5 tonnes, was tested at Baotou test site in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The large commercial drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) was developed and modified by the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology. It was adapted from the prototype of the Shifei Y5B, a China-developed transport plane. As China’s first fully domestically-built transport aircraft, the Shifei Y5B has a history of over 60 years since its first flight in 1957 and has been widely used. According to Liu Meixuan, president of the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology, the FH-98 features simple take-off and landing, simple operation, advanced technolo...
Conflicting Govt Memos Threaten Onitsha River Port Concession
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Conflicting Govt Memos Threaten Onitsha River Port Concession

THERE are indications that the Onitsha River port concession project may have run into trouble waters following conflicting memos from the Federal Ministry of Transport. In the memos sighted by Vanguard Maritime Report ,dated separately on the 1st  and     2nd  of August, 2018, there were two different headings on the same issue relating to the Onitsha River Port concession project just as it was signed by two different principal officers. It was discovered that the first with reference number T.2990/S.6/1/T/37 signed by Engr Audu is different from the second memo with reference number T.2990/S.6/1/T/35 which was signed by Engr. Ekwenugo Chukwudi. Gov Emmanuel attaches importance to airport, deep seaport — Commissioner From the contents of the memos, both officials of t...
Amaechi To Abe: ‘I’m Not Your Leader; Your Claim Cheap, Shameful’
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Amaechi To Abe: ‘I’m Not Your Leader; Your Claim Cheap, Shameful’

The Minister of Transportation and Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the South-South zone, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has repudiated comments  credited to the senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, wherein Abe was quoted as saying that Amaechi is his leader. Senator Magnus Abe and Transport Minister, Chibuike Amaechi Amechi,in a statement on Sunday, described the claim by Senator Abe as being nothing less that cheap, shameful and political sophistry. Last week, at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja, Sen. Abe reportedly told newsmen that Amaechi is his Leader. However, Amaechi, the immediate past governor of Rivers State, pointedly said he is not Abe’s leader. The transport Minister however asked the...
Amaechi’s Final Battle
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Amaechi’s Final Battle

Since 2014, former Rivers State governor now Transport Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been battling for the soul of oil producing Rivers state, and as well his political career. Amaechi They lost control of the state as soon as he left office on May 29, 2015 when hurricane Nyesom Ezenwo Wike blew him and his structure apart in the gubernatorial election leading to Amaechi’s handover. Amaechi’s godson or anointed candidate, Peterside Dakuku lost to Wike who was “brought” into the circle of government by Amaechi. It was a tango and folklore   of the Chinese kungfu student who learnt faster from his master, challenged him for a bout and finally dethroned him. Wike took control of Rivers State with huge support from former governors, political leaders and traditional rulers...
Ambode Promises To Release Vehicles For Nigerian Prisons By September
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Ambode Promises To Release Vehicles For Nigerian Prisons By September

Governor Ambode Donates Vehicles For Nigeria Prisons Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has donated vehicles and other equipment to the Nigerian Prison Services in Lagos. The vehicles donated include, five Toyota Hilux, five Green Maria and one ambulance, assuring that the vehicles would be delivered by September. Governor Ambode, who made the the promise of the donation yesterday, had received a delegation from the Nigeria Prison Services, Lagos Command, led by the Controller, Mr. Tunde Ladipo, at his residence in Epe, said the donation was his administration’s contribution to make the prisons more conducive. In his words, “I am very concerned about congestion of prisons in the state. For a state like Lagos, where development is ongoing, it is bound to attract people fr...
Senate C’ttee Vows To Continue Investigation Into Alleged N30tn Revenue Scam
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Senate C’ttee Vows To Continue Investigation Into Alleged N30tn Revenue Scam

The Chairman of the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has pledged the determination of the committee to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30tillion revenue scam in the import and export chain. According to a statement by the committee’s media consultant, Mr. Duro Meseko, Uzodimma said this after meeting with some of the invited companies in Abuja yesterday where he added that the interest of the Senate in the investigation was to assist the government to recover monies trapped in the import and export chain. ‘’There are allegations that the investigation is borne out of personal interest. ‘Once a Senate in a committee of the whole passes a resolution such as this, it cannot be termed as the decision of a s...
Mercedes Benz Self Driving Bus Unveiled
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Mercedes Benz Self Driving Bus Unveiled

Mercedes Benz has unveiled the public transport of the future.. It is the Mercedes Benz self driving bus which will operate itself without a driver. It interacts with its surroundings using the Daimler City Pilot Technology which includes 10 cameras and radar systems. This technology will enable the bus communicate with the traffic light network and apply its automatic brakes when necessary. The bus is divided into three zones: a service zone at the front, an express zone in the middle for passengers traveling short distance and a lounge zone at the back for those traveling long distance. The bus was tested in Amsterdam, Netherlands where it performed well.
Tesla Will Reveal Its Electric Container Truck In September
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Tesla Will Reveal Its Electric Container Truck In September

Elon Musk who is the CEO of Tesla has released teasers of the upcoming Tesla electric trucks. The truck is set to debut in September as Elon Musk confirmed he test drove one which “feels like a sports car”. He also said the truck will be capable of long hauls though the estimated range was not stated. There are speculations the truck will also use solar panels on the trailer in order to extend its range. According to Musk Tesla’s electric truck will reduce the cost of cargo transport and increase safety. There is also a possibility that an autopilot autonomous technology will be integrated into the truck.
See The First Airwoman To Be A Load Master On The Nigeria Air Force C-130
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See The First Airwoman To Be A Load Master On The Nigeria Air Force C-130

According to multiple online reports, this is the first Airwoman to be a Load master on the Nigeria Air force passengers aircraft specially known as C-130. The young and beautiful soldier identified as Acw Gonting EI is reportedly from Pankshin Local Government of Plateau state. A load master is an aircrew member on a military transport aircraft tasked with the safe loading, transport and unloading of aerial cargoes. The loadmaster performs the calculations and plans cargo and passenger placement to keep the aircraft within permissible center of gravity limits throughout the flight
Peace Mass Bus Involved In Accident In Irete, Owerri Road
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Peace Mass Bus Involved In Accident In Irete, Owerri Road

Peace Mass Transit bus involved in fatal accident in Irete, Owerri road,passenger Get stuck in Another bus belonging to the popular transport company Peace Mass Transit involved in a fatal accident in Irete, Owerri road https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrAvFM-9x3U
10 Killed In Bus Crash In Southern Morocco
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10 Killed In Bus Crash In Southern Morocco

Ten people have been killed and 22 others injured in a collision between a truck and a bus near Agadir in southern Morocco. Saturday's collision caused a fire on board the bus, the local Health Ministry office said. The injured were taken to Hassan II hospital in Agadir, while another in a critical condition was airlifted to Marrakech. An investigation has been launched. An estimated 3,000 people were killed in road accidents in Morocco in the first 10 months of 2016, according to figures from the Ministry of Equipment and Transport.  
N4 Billion Budget For Roads In Sambisa Forest And Border Communities- Borno Government
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N4 Billion Budget For Roads In Sambisa Forest And Border Communities- Borno Government

The Borno State Government has earmarked N4 billion for the construction of roads into the Sambisa forest and some liberated border communities of the state. Commissioner for Works and Transport, Adamu Lawan, spoke yesterday in Maiduguri, while responding to Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor demands for individuals, governments and corporate organisations to assist the military construct roads into Sambisa forest. He said the state government will support the Army in the reconstruction efforts. Besides the budgetary allocation, the state government also donated seven trucks and three excavators to the Army to build eight roads into the forest. When the roads are completed, they will link many liberated communities in six council areas of Bama, Gwoza, ...
Buhari Is Lucky Nigerians Are Not On The Streets Protesting —Shehu Sani
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Buhari Is Lucky Nigerians Are Not On The Streets Protesting —Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, a human rights activist and politician, represents Kaduna Central Senatorial Districts in the Senate and is the chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign and Local Debts. ...Excerpts from his interview... ...I think with the death of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, the death of Dr Beko Ransome Kuti, the death of Chima Ubani, there has been progressive decline in the protest of the civil society to engage the government in terms of pressurising it to achieve the aims of nationhood. But the role was different under the military. Our role was combative, but with the return to democracy, most of the civil society activists have dissolved into the system. They are now engaging the ministries of Transport, Health, Works, among others, and through this kind of engagement they have been subsum...
Angry Passengers Disrupt Arik’s Flights at Abuja Airport
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Angry Passengers Disrupt Arik’s Flights at Abuja Airport

Angry passengers disrupted Arik Air’s flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for some hours on Thursday because of the inability of the airline to transport them to their various destinations. It was learnt that passengers of the carrier, who were meant to travel from Abuja to Warri, Delta State around 3pm on Wednesday, could not do so and the flight had to be rescheduled. Punch reports that one of those affected told them the passengers were asked to return to the airport on Thursday, but on getting to the NAIA, the airline announced that the flight had been cancelled. This irked the travellers and made them to stage a protest, as they prevented other passengers of the airline who were travelling to other destinations from boarding their respective ...

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