Latest News in Nigeria Today Monday 15th April 2019
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target=_blank>How Nigeria can catch up with US, China – Ikokwu
Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief Guy Ikokwu, 81, is not happy with Nigeria’s development path and wants an urgent action to stop the country from sliding into what he called irredeemable trajectory, which will lead to dismemberment. With good governance system, civility, education and technology, Ikokwu, who argued that Nigeria is still in recession, said the country will start growing at six to seven per cent per annum. In this interview with Vanguard, he among others, said that Nigeria does not need a full time legislature and cannot afford the humongous severance package for non-returning members of the National Assembly.
Continue reading How Nigeria can catch up with US, China – Ikokwu at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>GRIDLOCK: LASG clamps down on illegal traders, arrests seven
LAGOS—AS part of moves to rid the state of traffic nuisances, operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Taskforce) Unit and Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC, at the weekend, commenced operation to dislodge illegal trading on road set-backs and walk-ways across the state.
Continue reading GRIDLOCK: LASG clamps down on illegal traders, arrests seven at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>Palm Sunday: Clerics sue for peace
LAGOS—Christians in the Nigeria, yesterday, joined the rest of the world to mark Palm Sunday as they symbolically took palm branches and went out shouting “Hossana.”
Continue reading Palm Sunday: Clerics sue for peace at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>Non-payment of benefits: Aviation Unions to picket Caverton Helicopters
LAGOS—AVIATION unions, comprising National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE; Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ATSSSAN; Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals, ANAP; National Association of Air Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE and Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Services Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, weekend, said they have resolved to picket Caverton Helicopter with effect from today.
Continue reading Non-payment of benefits: Aviation Unions to picket Caverton Helicopters at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>Pope’s symbolic feet kissing: Sahara Energy’s $600m facility boosts S’Sudan peace process
FOLLOWING the feet kissing and blessing of South Sudanese leaders by Pope Francis, Sahara Energy Resources DMCC, Dubai, has extended a $600 million facility to help boost hope for peace in the country.
Continue reading Pope’s symbolic feet kissing: Sahara Energy’s $600m facility boosts S’Sudan peace process at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>Golf: Five of Tiger’s memorable Masters appearances
Tiger Woods won the 83rd Masters on Sunday to end an 11-year major title drought with his 15th Grand Slam triumph.
Continue reading Golf: Five of Tiger’s memorable Masters appearances at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>How can the killing of innocent citizens by Police, Customs be stopped?(1)
The incessant extrajudicial killing by the Police and Customs, in recent times, requires the attention of the government. The President needs to take a more drastic decision to nip this in the bud by holding the heads of these agencies accountable for any loss of life.
Continue reading How can the killing of innocent citizens by Police, Customs be stopped?(1) at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker
Donald Trump’s spokeswoman Sarah Sanders defended the president Sunday against accusations that he was inciting violence toward a Muslim congresswoman after he tweeted a video of her spliced with footage of the 9/11 attacks.
Continue reading White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker at Vanguard News.
target=_blank>FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government has approved commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project.
Continue reading FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project at Vanguard News.
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that he will not rest until all the remaining missing Chibok girls are back and reunited with their families.
Continue reading I’ll not rest until Chibok girls are back, reunited with their families , Buhari vows at Vanguard News.
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