Gov. Obiano Acquires Automated Pothole Patching Machines (Photos)

As Anambra Road Maintenance Agency continues patching of Potholes across the State, Governor Willie Obiano has acquired Automated Pothole Patching Machines to enhance their work. According to the Managing Director of Anambra Road Maintenance Agency, Engineer Emeka Okoye, the Machines will help immensely in the discharge of their duties. Engineer Okoye noted that Governor Obiano has mandated the agency to ensure zero Potholes across the roads in the three Senatorial Districts of Anambra State, and that the agency is determined to make all State’s roads Pothole free.

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Minimum wage: Oshiomhole expresses concern over nonchalant attitude of leaders

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on organised labour to challenge political leaders to ensure that state resources meet the needs of workers and other Nigerians. Oshiomhole made the call in Abuja at a reception in honour of the Director General, International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder. Oshiomhole expressed concern over nonchalant attitude of leaders towards improving the lives of Nigerian workers, and said the organised labour must adopt aggressive engagements to change the status quo. “We have to do things differently…

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Man From Niger Republic Climbed Azman Aircraft At Lagos Airport – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has revealed the identity of the man who climbed on the wings of an Azman Aircraft, waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos. The man said to be a Nigerian, was identified as Mr Usman Adamu and he reportedly lives in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State. Breifing journalists on Saturday in Kano, the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu said the stowaway is currently in custody of the…

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We don’t need any foreign airline to establish a new national carrier – Onyema

Allen Onyema, the chairman of Air Peace, says Nigeria does not need the assistance of any foreign airline to establish a new national carrier. Onyema made this statement while speaking at the 23rd annual conference of the League of Airports and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC) on Wednesday in Ikeja. He said the recent claim by Ethiopian Airlines that it was in talks with the federal government to establish an airline in Nigeria was an affront to the country. The federal government had suspended plans to launch a national carrier in 2018.…

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UK visa system ‘discriminating against Africans’

The All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Africa says the UK visit visa system is widely inaccessible to many Africans and widely perceived as discriminating.  In a statement released on Tuesday, APPG said a study it conducted showed that African applicants are more than twice as likely to be refused a UK visa than applicants from any other part of the world. “After six months of evidence gathering, a parliamentary report, published on 16th July by the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Africa, for Malawi and for Diaspora, Development and Migration found…

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Buhari has invested N900bn on power since 2015 – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the current administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since it assumed office in 2015. Osinbajo spoke when he paid a courtesy visit on Chike Edozien, the Asagba of Asaba, on Friday. ”Since assumption of office, we have invested so far in terms of support N700 billion in the power sector. Earlier, we invested N200 billion,” he said. The vice president said the federal government was in the process of investing another N600 billion in the sector. On further steps to improve power supply…

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Insecurity: Osinbajo Goad Nigerians To Be careful Of Social Media Information

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has charged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to depend totally on web-based media organisations providing details regarding the security difficulties confronting the nation. speaking at a town lobby meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the web-based life “will, in general, be crazy about for all intents and purposes everything”. Newsmen accumulated that the VP talked in light of a few inquiries and remarks on the security circumstance back home. Numerous individuals from the crowd had alternated to express worry about the detailed spate…

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Inside Innoson Motors, why government should Ensure Success of Indigenous Firms

FOR  many decades, manufacturing of automobiles seemed to many Africans  a mystery which only the Whiteman could understand. The excitement that usually accompanies the sight of a new car imported from overseas was in most cases exhilarating and wondrous. With the arrival of INNOSON Vehicles Manufacturing plant on the scene, all the myth surrounding the invisibility of automobile manufacturing was shattered. The Innoson story is a welcome relief from all the nauseating stories of corruption and ethnic bigotry barrage we daily have to contend with in Nigeria. The foresight and…

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