9 LGAs may be submerged in Lagos State by perennial flooding, says NSE

Lagos, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): The Lagos State Government must intensify its flood management efforts so that communities in Epe, Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Apapa, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu Local Governments will not be submerged. The…

General

And again, Lagos Chief Judge grants amnesty to 43 juvenile offenders in Ikoyi Prison

Lagos, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, the Chief Judge of Lagos State on Thursday granted amnesty to another group of 43 juvenile offenders incarcerated at Ikoyi Prison. Justice Atilade, in…

FG, ASUU to resume negotiation within a week

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to continue talks on the current strike action within one week. Sen. Chris Ngige,…

Accountant-General of the Federation approves audit of TSA, says Director

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), has given approval for the auditing of the entire Treasury Single Account (TSA), Mr Alex Adeyemi, Director of…

Politics

Buhari receives Saraki, Dogara in London

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday granted audience to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara who visited…

Petitioners write INEC to withdraw petition on Kano legislator

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not take any action on the petition demanding the recall of…

Entertainment

”Who is Who” Awards set to make debut in FCT

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): The Abuja edition of the annual “Who is Who Awards” to hold in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…

Idara Inokon crowned Miss Nigeria USA 2017

New York, Aug. 13, 2017 (TNE): Idara Inokon, Miss Nigeria USA contestant representing Akwa Ibom, has emerged winner of Miss Nigeria USA 2017…

Sports

Southampton chairman shuts door on Van Dijk departure

Lagos, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Southampton's recent takeover has not altered the Premier League club's…

Barcelona inferior to Real Madrid after Super Cup defeat, says Gerard Pique

Lagos, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique says he felt "inferior" to Real…

Arsenal risk losing Sanchez for free, Wenger says

Lagos, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Arsenal risk losing striker Alexis Sanchez for free next season,…

Business & Finance

Dangote Group disburses N850m compensation for sugar refinery project

Lafia, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): Dangote Group has commenced the disbursement of more than N850…

Bureau reveals the screenplay of bribery in Nigeria

Abuja, Aug. 17, 2017 (TNE): The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says roughly N400 billion…

CBN injects $364m into inter-bank Forex market

Abuja, Aug. 15, 2017 (TNE) : The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has intervened in…

Technology

Wine bottle recycling plant in Jos turns trash into treasure

Jos, Aug. 16 2017 (TNE): A wine bottle recycling plant has been established in Jos, the Plateau capital, where the…

UNILAG to showcase cashew nut crushing machines, others at research conference

Lagos, Aug. 14, 2017 (TNE): The University of Lagos is set to showcase its research outputs, among them cashew nut…

ECOWAS to enhance electricity access by 35% through renewable energy

Abuja, Aug 14, 2017 (TNE): The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has reaffirmed its commitment to…

Editorials

EDITORIAL: A Qualified Autonomy For The Local Government

The intervention of the military in the political administration of Nigeria did a grievous harm…

Pictures

President Buhari in London, says I'm OK, need to obey doctors' orders

President Muhammadu Buhari stepping out ahead of the Presidential Media Team which was with him in London

President Muhammadu Buhari stepping out ahead of the Presidential Media Team which was with him in London on…

Opinions

Saving Babies From the Primitive Hatchetman

Saving Children From the Primitive Baby-Killer

By Toyin Williamson, The Nigerian Expression (TNE) Sitting in the heart of Kuje is the Vine Heritage Home, a haven for erstwhile…