Wednesday, January 20

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Edo 2020 Debate: Ize-Iyamu Rattles Obaseki On Performance
Politics

Edo 2020 Debate: Ize-Iyamu Rattles Obaseki On Performance

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki last night failed to clearly defend his government’s performance in critical areas of job creation, healthcare provision, agriculture, security and infrastructure development. He also failed to debunk the claim that he did not possess the requisite qualification for admission into the University of Ibadan where he graduated. It was during a debate organised by Channels Television and its partners to enable Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) contender, to sell their candidature to the people. The Edo State governorship election will hold on Saturday. Ize-Iyamu said Obaseki has not performed and that he borrowed millions of naira on account of the agriculture sect...
High Cost Of Haulage From Lagos Port Rattles Importers, Manufacturers
Business

High Cost Of Haulage From Lagos Port Rattles Importers, Manufacturers

The cost of moving imports from Nigerian ports to other parts of the country has continued to rattle goods, manufacturers and operators of logistics. Experts have linked the exorbitant cost of movement of goods at the ports to the high cost of goods in the country, especially imported vehicles and consumables. Daily Trust findings showed that it costs around N1.6 million to transport a 40 feet container from Lagos to Kano from the previous N900, 000. The same 40 feet container costs N1.2 million to move to Abuja from the N800, 000 that was previously charged. A logistics expert, Alhaji Mohammed Danlami, described as “a nightmare”, the process of transporting containers and goods within and outside Lagos from the TinCan Port, in Apapa, Lagos. Truck hirers now pay at least N800, 00...
Bafana Bafana Players Released From Camp As Xenophobia Rattles Team
Sport

Bafana Bafana Players Released From Camp As Xenophobia Rattles Team

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki with players during the South African national men's soccer team training session at Orlando Stadium on September 05, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The crisis-struck SA Football Association (Safa) have decided to release the Bafana Bafana players from camp after xenophobic attacks in the country scuppered the national team’s preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign. The decision was taken after Madagascar withdrew on Thursday from the international friendly match against Bafana which was scheduled for Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday. Safa, in an unprecedented move that saw the organisation call a 7pm media briefing, said they decided to release the squad after a meeting with the players and technical staff ...