Otedola Tanker explosion: Police arrest truck owner

Homicide detectives from the State Criminal Investigation And Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, assigned to investigate the multi-fatal tanker explosion that occurred on June 28 along Lagos/Ibadan expressway by Otedola bridge, inward Ibadan, have arrested the truck owner, Hassan Maiwake.

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FBRA signs MOU with LASG to clean waterways

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA), a coalition comprising Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd., Nigerian Bottling Company, Nestle Nigeria PLC, Seven Up Bottling company and Nigerian Breweries Plc on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Transportation, to rid the state’s waterways of plastic and packaging waste.

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ICYMI: Defections: APC rules out automatic tickets for lawmakers

John Alechenu, John Ameh and Leke Baiyewu

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has ruled out the likelihood of offering  the APC’s legislators automatic tickets  as a way of making them to remain in the party.

Oshiomhole said this at a meeting with the APC caucus in the House of Representatives at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday.

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He explained that the best the party could offer in line with its democratic practice was to provide a level playing field for all members to test their popularity.

Towards this end, he said the direct primary,  which was used successfully in Osun and Bauchi states, to pick candidates,  would henceforth be adopted by the APC.

Oshiomhole said, “Somebody asked me are we countering the Peoples Democratic Party by offering automatic tickets,  I asked,  did we offer anybody departure ticket? If we did not, then how does the…

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The People’s Lawyer, Monday Ubani Is A Year Older 

of Awomukwu Village in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State. Though born in Olodi Apapa, Lagos, the celebrations in Awomukwu was ecstatic as elders both in diaspora and at home knew that his birth will bring honour, glory and blessing to the Awomukwu Village and by extension Ikwuano Town. On this day, July 27, Monday Onyekachi Ubani was born.

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