POLITICS · Transportation

Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

The Lagos-Ibadan rail project which is a baby of the Ministry of transportation was expected to be commissioned in January 2021. The covid -19  disruption made it impossible with challenges range from workers who caught the virus to difficulty transporting materials for work. The project has finally taken shape and is already in use as… Continue reading Lagos-Ibadan Railway Update in Pictures_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

The Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi says the Lagos- Calabar rail project will kick off as soon as the funds being sought materialize.The minister said this during the annual ministerial briefing in Abuja.Amaechi said funds for some other rail projects are ready but cabinet approval is being awaited before work starts. "The ones we are… Continue reading Lack of Funds Stalling Lagos- Calabar Rail Project_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Funeral Plans For Prince Phillip Underway_Ada Nkong

The death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, on Friday has set in motion a carefully orchestrated, days-long event that will culminate with his funeral. Plans for a major royal death are made years in advance, though details are kept fiercely private and the coronavirus restrictions currently in place across the United… Continue reading Funeral Plans For Prince Phillip Underway_Ada Nkong

Security

IGP Usman Alkali Calls for Change of Mindset Towards the Nigerian Police as IGP Mohammed Adamu Hands Over_Ada Nkong

The newly appointed acting Inspector General of police, Usman Alkali has called on Nigerians to change their mindset about the police and partner with them to combat crime in the country.The IGP said this at the handing over ceremony of the outgoing inspector general of police ,Mohammed Adam u, Wednesday in Abuja.IGP Adam who described… Continue reading IGP Usman Alkali Calls for Change of Mindset Towards the Nigerian Police as IGP Mohammed Adamu Hands Over_Ada Nkong

APPOINTMENTS

President Buhari Appoints DIG Usman Baba Acting IGP_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police. The appointnent is with immediate effect according to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi who spoke to state house correspondents . Buhari had on February 4th extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP)… Continue reading President Buhari Appoints DIG Usman Baba Acting IGP_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · Security

Imo Security Operatives Attack: Police Point at IPOB,Deploy Special Investigation Team_Ada Nkong

Following  attacks on various security post in Imo state on the 5th of April 2021, the Inspector General of police has directed the  Commissioner of Police in Imo and the Special Investigation team to fish-out and bring perpetrators to Book. A statement by the force PRO CP Frank MBA says preliminary investigation has shown that… Continue reading Imo Security Operatives Attack: Police Point at IPOB,Deploy Special Investigation Team_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

Senator Elect Jarigbe Agom Reassures Constituents of Commitment to Delivering Dividends of Democracy at Easter _Ada Nkong

As Christians all over the,world celebrate the resurrection, Cross River north senator elect Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe has restated his commitment to delivering the dividends of democracy to his constituents. In an easter message on his Facebook page, he urged constituents to remember the difference between servitude and humility adding that they do not need to… Continue reading Senator Elect Jarigbe Agom Reassures Constituents of Commitment to Delivering Dividends of Democracy at Easter _Ada Nkong

POLITICS

Good Friday :Christians Urged to Imbibe Patience,Longsuffering_ Ada Nkong

As Christians mark good Friday the world over, Christians have been urged to embrace patience and long suffering. Rev Fr. Sunday Ikpe OSA The Principal ,St. Augustine College, Rev. Father Sunday Ikpe OSA made the call during the reenactment of the passion of Christ at St. John of the Cross catholic church Mararaba by the… Continue reading Good Friday :Christians Urged to Imbibe Patience,Longsuffering_ Ada Nkong

JUDICIARY

Appeal Court Discharges and Acquits Dokpesi on Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong

The appeal court in Abuja has discharged and acquitted the former chairman of Daar Communications PLC, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi of corruption allegations . Newsannexonline recalls that Dokpesi, his company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd, were arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged procurement fraud and breach of public trust. He allegedly received N2.1… Continue reading Appeal Court Discharges and Acquits Dokpesi on Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong