Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

Police arrest journalists, protesters of fuel price hike in Lagos

Agency Reporter Reporters’ gadgets seized IPC condemns arrest NANS to protest increases Monday The police in Lagos on Thursday arrested protesters of fuel and electricity tariff hike around Ojuelegba, Surulere. The operatives also seized the work tools of four journalists – Ifeoluwa Adediran, Abiodun Ayeoba, Awoniyi Oluwatosin and Daniel Tanimu …

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2 die, 200 discharged as NCDC announces 197 new cases

According to the NCDC, the bulk of the new cases were confirmed in Plateau state, where 83 cases were confirmed followed by Lagos, the epicentre of the disease with 43 cases. In Kaduna, 17 cases were confirmed, 16 recorded in Abuja, 11 in Ogun, seven in Katsina, four in Imo …

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Runsewe warns industry players palliatives scammers

President of World Craft Council, Africa region and Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Segun Runsewe, has advised industry players and institutional investors in Culture and tourism economy to beware of scammers and fraudsters masquerading as government-licensed consultants and financial consortium with powers to provide post-COVID palliatives …

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Legislative, Executive, party committee for cohesive governance, says Osinbajo

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the take-off of the Executive/Legislative/Party Consultative Committee’s assignment is the beginning of a more fruitful and cordial relationship among the government structures and the ruling party. Osinbajo spoke on Thursday at the committee’s maiden meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. …

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On the need to remove subsidy

Last Week, Nigerians received a September gift from government. The Pipeline Price Monitoring Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation increased the price of petrol from N143 to N151 per litre. The Nigeria Electric Regulatory Commission (NERC) simultaneously hiked the electricity tariff. Don’t ask me why the …

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Naija Times debuts September 15

Agency Reporter A new online newspaper, Naija Times, will enter the Nigerian media space on September 15, 2020. The newspaper will focus on investigative journalism and provide in-depth analysis on Business and Economy, Politics and Governance, Science and Technology, Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, General News and Diaspora matters. Everyday human-angle …

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