The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a statement concerning the online sale of Nigerian Permanent Voters Card (PVC).
Nigerians had on Sunday found PVCs branded with the Nigerian colours and logo listed on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
People had raised an alarm, asking what implications the public sale of the cards meant.
INEC has released a statement, revealing that the clone and sale of the cards were anticipated and measures have been taken to ensure their security.
The commission added that in addition to these measures, they are also working to further secure the election materials, and from next week, there will be a systemic hardware and software upgrade of all the Smart Card Readers nationwide.
The commission will also engage the government and security agencies to find how the cloning and sale came about, they added.
See the statement:
The Lagos State Government has restricted tankers to designated trailer route following the tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge on Thursday.
The government also gave 30-day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate.
Addressing a joint press briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa after meeting with all the relevant stakeholders,the Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, said
“As an immediate response to the latest incident, the Lagos State Government hereby announces the following measures: Fuel tankers are hereby directed to ply the designated trailer route, that is, Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway via Ogudu to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
“All tankers and containers coming into Lagos State from henceforth are directed to obtain the Ministry of Transportation Certificate of Road Worthiness at any of or centres within the next 30 days, while new centres along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be established to quickly to cope with the expected demand...
Ace hip-hop act, David Adeleke aka Davido proved to be a ‘son of the soil’ on Sunday when he visited the Ooni of Ile Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, at the ancient Ile Ife palace.
In an Instagram post, Davido eulogized the monarch and thanked him for the love and support he has shown towards his brand. Prostrating before the king, Davido wrote, “Ooni …Orisa ile Odua Kabiyesi Ki Ade pelori .. Ki Bata lese.. Ki Irukere Pelowo ?
The ‘If” crooner also wrote, “?Ile Labosimi Oko .. Daddy eshe fun gbogbo Ife teni Si mi Ekpe fun wa .. igbaodun Odun kan niooo .. Proud to be the Son of the soil ! Thank You My KING ?”
Nigerian singer and Lagos Big Boy, Timaya has welcomed his third baby with his second baby mama earlier today
The bundle of joy arrived from popular home decor expert, Tama and the proud father shared the news and glimpse of the baby on Instagram moments ago in a post that read;
'EMMANUEL. Thank U LORD'.
This will be Timaya's first male child as the two kids he has before now are both girls while the very beautiful and curvy Tama is also said to be a widow who has a child from her previous relationship.
Prior to this time, Timaya and Tama have also been dropping hints about their relationship with Timaya using captions like, 'when a QUEEN steps into ur Life everything changes....... Baby Daddy!'.
While Tama also shared the same photo with the caption, 'Blessed Sunday...