166 results found for Department of State Services

Sokoto assembly approves N3.27bn virement

SOKOTO State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved state government request for 3rd Quarter Capital and Recurrent Virement Warrant in the 2021 budget worth N3.27 billion. This followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 71 times

Tags: SOKOTO State House of Assembly, APC, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

NBA: Stephen Curry inspires Golden State Warriors to victory over LA Clippers

STEPHEN Curry inspired the Golden State Warriors to a seventh straight victory as he scored 33 points in a 105-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Curry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Gold, en State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

Parents enjoined to promote Igbo language from cradle

THE Anambra State Library in its bid to promote and preserve Igbo culture held a one-day campaign urging parents to promote Igbo language from childhood. The campaign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Anambra State Library, C Don Adinuba

Sit-at-home paralysing economy

INDEED, Ebonyi State has been experiencing worrisome security concerns in almost all the corners of the state. The security challenges ranged from attacks on police stations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ebonyi State, Sit-at-home,

Gov. Sanwo-Olu presents N1.38trn 2022 budget for Lagos State

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday presented a budget of N1.388 trillion for 2022 to the State House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget, christened”Budget... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 126 times

Tags: GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, State House of Assembly

Imo govt indicts, recovers seized properties from Okorocha, family

IMO State Government Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and other Related Matters has recovered government, individual and institutions properties allegedly converted by the former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 125 times

Tags: IMO State Government, Rochas Okorocha

Ondo govt. to distribute 3.3m mosquito nets

NO fewer than 3.3 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets are to be distributed free to residents of Ondo State, as part of measures by government to prevent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: mosquito nets, Ondo State

Kano children seek abolition of child marriage, street begging

CHILDREN in Kano State, on Tuesday, called for abolition of child street begging and early marriage, even as they sought for review of voting age to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Kano State, UNICEF

Yuletide: Get clearance to hold events, Commissioner tells Lagos residents

THE Lagos State government on Tuesday said that residents and event centre owners should obtain clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission to hold events during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Lagos State government, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

Port Health Services destroy expired consumables in Ogun

THE Port Health Services (PHS), a department under Federal Ministry of Health, has destroyed large quantity of expired groundnut oil, wheat, assorted beers, wines and milk,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 255 times

Tags: Port Health Services

Moghalu calls for persecution of people responsible for Lekki Toll Gate massacre

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP,  in the 2019 general elections has called for the immediate persecution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 132 times

Tags: PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry,

Adesola Adebawo becomes general manager in Heritage Energy

The Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, a subsidiary of Heritage Oil Limited (a Jersey-headquartered international oil and gas company) and operator of the OML 30... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Adesola Adebawo, Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, Chevron

Man, 35, rapes two teenage sisters in Delta

TWO sisters in Asaba, Delta State, have allegedly be raped by a 35 years old man, identified as Jude Nduka. One of the rape incident resulted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Delta State, rapes

Ex-Imo deputy governor, Irona loses sister

THE immediate past deputy governor of Imo State, Gerald Irona, has lost his only sister, Ona Anthonia Nwobi, Nee Irona, to the cold hands of death.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Gerald Irona, Imo State,

Ikoyi 21-storey building collapse: Recovered bodies increase to 45 – LASG

LAGOS State Government says two more bodies have been recovered, bringing to 45 the number of bodies from the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi. The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotoso, LAGOS State Government

Ortom congratulates Soludo on Anambra election win

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory at the November 6 Anambra... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom, APGA, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Nasarawa Speaker tasks councilors on good working relationship with LG Executives

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called for harmonious relationship between local government chairmen and councillors for development to thrive at the grassroots. Speaker of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Local Government Councils Legislative Arms,

Nepal sets new standards for two wheeler assembly plants

The Nepali Government has made it mandatory for investors setting up two wheeler assembly plants in the Asian country to ensure certain domestic value addition, employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nepali Government, Chinese investment, Department of Environment

“My victory reflects supreme will of God, people’s mandate” -Soludo

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, says his victory reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God, as well as an overwhelming sacred mandate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Aguata Local Government Area, Sen. Andy Uba, Mr Valentine Ozigbo,APC, PDP, APGA

Delta, firm partner to establish tricycle factory

DELTA State Government and Stallion Auto Keke Limited on Tuesday, reached an agreement to establish tricycle manufacturing plant in the state. Chief Economic Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Kingsley... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: DELTA State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

Anambra election: Cleen Foundation observes massive vote trading

By Benprince Ezeh ...says police welfare package for the election was poor ELECTION Security Support Centre, ESSC of CLEEN Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, has said that it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 156 times

Tags: CLEEN Foundation, ELECTION Security Support Centre, Anambra state

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Ikorodu LG boss pledges improved workers welfare package

The Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Tuesday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve workers’ welfare package for increased productivity. Adesina made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, N300,000, Lagos State Civil Service Commission,

NBA: Stephen Curry scores 50 as Golden State Warriors beat Atlanta Hawks

STEPHEN Curry scored 50 points and had 10 assists to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Atlanta Hawks 127-113 for their fifth straight win. The Hawks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks

APC accused of writing results of 10 LGs ahead of Anambra election

    THE government of Anambra State has alerted Anambra people and Nigerians in general to the credible evidence it has that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 948 times

Tags: APC, C. Don Adinuba, Anambra State election

Ekiti Assembly approves change of name for College of Agriculture

EKITI State House of Assembly has passed the State College of Agriculture and Technology (first amendment) Bill, 2021, and committed the 2022 budget to its Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: EKITI State House of Assembly

Coalition urges Kano govt. to disengage tax consultants, proffers solutions

COALITION of stakeholders and professionals on taxation, “Taxation, Justice for Governance Platform,” has called on Kano State government to disengage tax consultants. The coalition made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Kano State government

Anambra 2021: IPC establishes Special Journalists' Safety Monitoring & Alert Desk

.......issues advisory on coverage BARELY 24 hours to the Anambra State governorship election on Saturday November 6, 2021, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has announced the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: International Press Centre, Anambra State governorship election

Delta to establish energy hubs in 3 newly established universities

The Delta Government has concluded plans for the establishment of energy hubs in three newly established universities in the state. The state Commissioner for Power and Energy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Delta Government, University of Delta Agbor, University of Science and Technology, Delta State University

Ogun govt warns miners, dredgers against environmental damage

Mr Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to Ogun State  Governor on environment has  warned miners and dredgers in the state to operate responsibly or face sanctions. Oresanya, gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Mr Ola Oresanya, Ogun State, Sango-Ota

Gombe borrowing to address development deficits — Gov. Yahaya

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, on Thursday said his administration was borrowing to address development deficits and improve the well-being of the people in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: GOV. Inuwa Yahaya, State Commissioner for Finance, People’s Democracy Party, Gombe State

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Anambra Commissioner raises alarm over alleged plan to arrest key govt. officials on fabricated charges

Mr C. Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, has cried out over alleged plan by the opposition to arrest key officials of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr C. Don Adinuba, he Anambra State Government, the Anambra Police Command Public Relations Officers

Reinstated Langtang North Chair resumes office, dedicates victory to God

MR Joshua Laven,  the reinstated Chairman of Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday  resumed office, saying he dedicated his victory at the High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: MR Joshua Laven, Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC)

Exposed: Plans to arrest key Anambra State government officials on trumped-up charges afoot

THE Anambra State government has alerted Nigerians of a dastardly plan to upset the government machinery in the State by a planned arrest of some key... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Anambra State government,

Gunmen abduct 60 worshippers from Baptist Church

AT least 60 worshippers were reportedly abducted when bandits raided Emmanuel Baptist Church located in Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The armed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Gunmen, Baptist Church

Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Government inaugurates Egbengwu Ojideleke Health Centre at Nimo

THE Anambra State Government inaugurated a Health Centre at Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area, LGA.  The Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, while inaugurating the project, commended Sir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, Gov. Willie Obiano

Unemployed man in court for unlawful possession of fire arms

An unemployed man, Ahmed Azeez, was on Wednesday docked at a Lagos High Court, sitting at Tafa Balewa Square, for allegedly shooting a passerby to dispossess... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Ahmed Azeez, The Lagos State Prosecutor, Tafa Balewa Square

Economic cost of road accidents N450bn annually – Minister

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Wednesday said the economic cost of road accidents in Nigeria amounted to about N450 billion annually. Saraki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Woman, 45, bags10 years imprisonment for attempted murder

AN Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old woman, Yemisi Najimu, to 10 years imprisonment with an option of N70,000 fine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Ekiti State High Court, Yemisi Najimu, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye

Kogi begins closure of illegal schools

THE Kogi State Government on Wednesday began the closure of sub-standard and illegal schools operating in the state. Speaking to journalists shortly after the exercise in Lokoja,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Kogi State Government, Mr. Wemi Jones, Pastor Emmanuel Idenyi

Alleged manslaughter: LASG raises questions in court over housemaid’s death

THE prosecution team of the Lagos State Government on Wednesday at an Ikeja High Court again raised questions over the circumstances surrounding the death of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Lagos State Government, Ikeja High Court, Ms Joy Adole, Mr Yusuf Sule

Plateau House of Assembly sealed as contending parties embark on negotiations

THE Plateau State House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the Speakership of the Legislature continue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Abok Ayuba

As Anambra State confronts an organized crime family

ON 6 November 2021, Anambra State, at 4,844 km² the second smallest state by landmass in Nigeria – Lagos State with 3,577 km² is the smallest... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Anambra State Nov. 6 election,

Alleged contract breach: Reps members, others file N5bn suit against Azman Air

SOME federal lawmakers and four other Nigerian citizens have filed a N5 billion suit against Azman Air Services Limited over alleged breach of contract. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Azman Air Services Limited, High Court

Fake appointments: Nasarawa Assembly lifts suspension on member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lifted its suspension on the member representing Obi II constituency, Mr Luka Iliya-Zhekaba over his alleged involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi

Lawyers call for immediate release of 18 Igbos unlawfully incarcerated

By Anthony Isibor Some lawyers in Anambra state have cried out over what they described as unlawful detention in correctional centers in Anambra state of Igbo men,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Anambra state, Willie Obiano

Reject free ride from strangers, Oyo govt warns

By Anthony Isibor. THE Oyo State Government through its ministry of education has called on all principals, head-teachers of public and private schools, private school owners, and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 269 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, ride from strangers,

Golden States Warriors have unbeaten start to NBA season ended by Memphis Grizzlies

THE Golden State Warriors had their unbeaten start to the NBA season ended by a 104-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies trailed by 19 points... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

Security takes over Plateau Assembly as 8 APC lawmakers plot to impeach Speaker

TENSION mount at the Plateau State House of Assembly as six Lawmakers the under the All Progressives Congress (APC)  out of the 24 members of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly

Lagos to host food festival Dec.12, targets over 3,000 guests, N15m sales –commissioner

THE Lagos state government has announced that it would hold its rebranded Lagos Food Festival 2021 on Dec. 12, to stimulate local and foreign investor interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Lagos state government, Abisola Olusanya

Doctors, oil workers join disobedience movement against Sudan military takeover

STATE oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said on Wednesday they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country’s planned transition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 210 times

Tags: doctors in Sudan, STATE oil company workers

APC Congress: we didn’t receive any petition – Kano State Appeal Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congress Appeal Committee for Kano State, said it did not receive any petition or complaint from the conduct of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: APC, Kano State,

APC has no candidate in November 6 election in Anambra State - CSOs

THE Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Anambra State has asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 3,542 times

Tags: Coalition of Civil Society Organizations, November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, George Moghalu,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

Adamawa Govt approves N18.71bn loan from FG

THE Adamawa Government has approved an N18.714 billion loan to enable the state to access the Federal Government’s bridging finance facility. Dr. Umar Pela, Commissioner for Information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Adamawa Government, State Executive Council

We supply 60m litres of water daily to Bauchi metropolis – Official

THE Bauchi State Water and Sewage Corporation (BSWSC), says it has maintained a regular supply of over 60 million cubic liters of water daily to Bauchi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Bauchi State,

Stephen Curry scores 45 as Golden State Warriors beat Los Angeles Clippers

STEPHEN Curry's 45 points, including two late three-pointers, helped the Golden State Warriors continue their winning start to the season as they beat the Los Angeles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 236 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

Tension in Arochukwu over killing of 5 IPOB members

  THERE was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday, October 21, as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the area.   A... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 208 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army, soldiers, Department of State Services, DSS

Nasarawa Assembly confirms appointment of President Customary Court of Appeal,others

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel as President, Customary Court of Appeal of the state. The House also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Former commissioner urges UK to withdraw travel advisory against Rivers State

EMMA Okah, former Rivers State Commissioner for Information, has called on the United Kingdom to withdraw the travel advisory warning her citizens not to travel to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: EMMA Okah, United Kingdom, Rivers State

Ebubeagu accused of killing five youths in Ebonyi community

RESIDENTS of Amasiri in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state have accused members of the Ebubeagu Security Network of killing five youths in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 271 times

Tags: Ebonyi state, Ebubeagu Security Network

MASSOB supports total economic, social lockdown for Nnamdi Kanu if…

THE leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said it would support total economic and social lockdown if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Comrade Uchenna Madu, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra

#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism

MR Olufunsho Elulade, General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), on Tuesday appealed to youths to protect public infrastructure in their locality against any act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Mr. Olufunsho Elulade, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory,

Katsina govt. partners travel agency for hitch-free lesser Hajj operations

 THE Katsina state government has said that it would partner Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours to ensure the smooth conduct of this year’s Lesser-Hajj (Umrah) operations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu-Kuki, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kofan-Sauri., Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours, Alhaji Badaru Karofi, Katsina state Pilgrims Welfare Board,

Security forces eliminate 10 bandits, rescue 1 hostage

THE Kaduna State Government said security forces have killed 10 bandits and rescued one hostage in Giwa Local Government Area (LGA). The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Kaduna State,

Foundation donates computers, generator sets to Enugu community to promote computer literacy

IKE Okoli Foundation has donated 21 computer units, and two generating sets to Community Primary School, Akpugoeze in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State. President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Enugu State, Ike Okoli

165 persons benefit from Taiwo Afolabi free medical outreach

OVER 165 traders at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan, Oyo State, have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the community health outreach sponsored by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 136 times

Tags: SIFAX Group, Oyo State

Ogun state residents protest prevalence of bad road

By Christiana and Anthony.   THE residents of Lafenwa/Itele towns in Ado-Ota in Ogun state have on Monday staged a protest against the prevalence of bad roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Oyelakin Wahab, Gov. Amosun, Oluwadara Kehinde, Ado-Ota, Ogun state, Binukonu, Egbejoda, Ayetoro, Itele Awori,

Bishop identifies solutions to kidnapping, banditry

Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike in Enugu State, has identified five major solutions to kidnapping and banditry in the country. Onyia made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Enugu State, Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike

Congress: Ojelabi heads new APC exco in Lagos

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State on Saturday elected its 36 state party officials through voice votes at the party’s 2021 state congress held... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Adebayo Adelabu, All Progressives Congress,

Lagos APC: Any other congress, tea party– Sanwo-Olu

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said that any other All Progressives Congress, APC, state congress in Lagos State apart from the one held at Mobolaji Johnson... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Sunday Ajayi,, Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader), Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Sunmi Odesanya (State Secret

Vulnerable women seek financial support from Kaduna State Govt.

SOME vulnerable women, on Friday, asked the Kaduna State Government for financial support to enable them to establish small businesses for their daily livelihood. The women made... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Kaduna State

Global Processing Services raises over $300m to accelerate technology development and global growth

GLOBAL Processing Services, GPS, the leading global payment technology platform, has announced it has raised over US$300 million from Advent International, Advent, and Viking Global Investors,... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: GLOBAL Processing Services, Viking Global Investors,

Allocating more revenues to states will aid infrastructure development – Lagos official

THE Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Oyeyemi Ayoola, has said that the allocation of more revenues to state governments will aid... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mrs Oyeyemi Ayoola, Lagos State Ministry of Finance,

Don’t ignore other killer diseases for COVID-19 – Medical Director warns

 DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, on Friday advised Nigerians to maintain hygienic living at all times. Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags:  DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Ondo State Specialist Hospital,

Witnesses’ absence stall N11.5 bn suit against Alao-Akala, others

THE trial of the former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala and two others over alleged N11.5 billion fraud was on Thursday stalled due to absence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Oyo State,

Police arrest 3 suspects for alleged murder in Enugu community

THE Police Command in Enugu State, says it has arrested three suspects in connection with alleged murder of Mr Chika Nwobodo at Ogbozinne-Ndiagu in Akpugo community... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Enugu State, Police

LASG warns against indescrminate construction on Regional Road, Lekki

LAGOS State Government has warned against uncoordinated physical developments on the alignments of its Regional Road in Lekki. This state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: LAGOS State

NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

Don cautions against promoting social media content

DR Shadrach Idi, the Acting Head, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Taraba State University, Jalingo, has cautioned against usage of Social Media content without fact-checking. Idi... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Taraba State University, DR Shadrach Idi, social media content,

Ndigbo. Let not your heart be troubled

By Prof. A.B.C Nwosu I became greatly rattled after reading Mr. Ike Abonyis excellent write-up titled: “South East, PDP, and matters Arising”, on the back page of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 557 times

Tags: Gideon Akaluka, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme in Kano, Nimbo massacre in Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu, President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Muhamadu Buhari, Ike Abonyi

Chiwetalu Agu freed from DSS custody

THE Department of State Services, DSS, has freed Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, who was arrested by the service after he was released by the Nigerian Army... Read more

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Anambra Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

THE Anambra State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill. The Bill entitled: “Anambra State Open Grazing of Cattle and other Livestock Prohibition and Ranches... Read more

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Police Act: EKSG to appeal Court ruling striking out suit says A-G

THE Ekiti State Government says it will appeal the ruling of the Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti which struck out the suit seeking nullification of... Read more

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DSS moves actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja

VETERAN actor Chiwetalu Agu has been moved to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by the Department of State Services (DSS). The move, The Nation learned, is to... Read more

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Edo assembly passes bill to establish nursing college

THE Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday in Benin passed the Edo State College of Nursing Science Law 2021 and repealed the Edo State College... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

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Shun indecent dressing, cultism, rector urges new students

THE Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole, has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to shun indecent dressing, cultism... Read more

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I was not involved in police arrest of suspended traditional ruler- Enugu lawyer

NNAMDI Ezemagu, an Enugu-based Lawyer, says he was not involved in the police arrest of Chief Christopher Okwor, the suspended Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu community in... Read more

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Leadership Excellence Awards: Wife of former Rivers governor voted 2021 Woman of the Year

NIGERIANS at home and in the diaspora have voted wife of the former Rivers State governor, and renowned humanitarian, Dame Judith Amaechi, as Woman of the... Read more

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Council boss swears in councillors, cautions against corruption

ABDULLAHI Aliyu, the Executive Chairman, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has charged the council officials to shun corruption while discharging their duties for development... Read more

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Police orders investigation into missing female Officer in Enugu

THE Police Command in Enugu State has ordered intensive investigation into a missing female officer during an attack on its Divisional Headquarters in Umulokpa, Uzo-Uwani Local... Read more

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NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

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Bauchi Govt. gives reasons for demolished house

THE Bauchi State Government has given reasons for the demolition of a house located in the Commissioners Quarters, Old GRA, Bauchi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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Golden State Warriors forward has Covid vaccine after exemption request rejected

GOLDEN State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins has had the Covid-19 vaccine after the NBA rejected his request for a religious exemption. San Francisco's health rules require those... Read more

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Bagudu wants cattle movement from Sahel to other African regions restricted

GOVERNOR Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has advocated for a permanent framework to limit the movement of cattle from the Sahel to other regions in Africa.   Bagudu... Read more

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Boko Haram captures 500 communities in Shiroro – LG chairman

SULEIMAN Chakuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, is worried over the incursion of Boko Haram terrorists, whom he said, have captured... Read more

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Nursing mother electrocuted to death by power line in Rivers

A nursing mother identified as Latifa Seiyi has been electrocuted to death at Agip Estate area of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Sun gathered that... Read more

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Why today is the happiest day of Governor Zulum's Life

…as NNPC pledges to deliver Maiduguri power project on schedule PROF. Babagana Umara Zulum,  Borno State Governor, has described the groundbreaking ceremony of the Maiduguri and  Environs... Read more

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Insecurity: KDSG shuts telecoms services in parts of the state

THE Kaduna State Government on Wednesday announced the closure of telecommunications services in some part of the state, with effect from Sept. 30. The Commissioner of Internal... Read more

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Kebbi safe for tourists, investors – Dep. Gov.

KEBBI state Deputy Governor, retired Col. Samaila Dabai, says the state remains one of the most secured and safe haven for tourists and investors in the... Read more

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WTD: Enugu State remains preferred tourists’ destination, says Tourism Board GM

THE General Manager, Enugu State Tourism Board, Chief Steve Odo, says the state has remained the preferred tourists’ destination for the past six years in the... Read more

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Video: Ariaria International market flooded, building collapses

AFTER downpour in Ariaria International market in Aba, the commercial nerve center of Abia State, a building collapses while people try to rescue those trapped inside Sept.... Read more

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Video: Soludo speaks at his flag off campaign to be governor of Anambra State

...MASSIVE crowd turned up at the event  Sept. 27, 2021 @ 15:16 GMT | Read more

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Dog bites off Ondo undergrad’s manhood

A dog, identified as Charlie, has bitten off a part of the private parts of an undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, in the Akungba Akoko... Read more

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Commissioner enjoins Anambra people to vote for credibility, economic viability

THE commissioner for health, Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, has called on the people of Anambra to vote for credibility in order to achieve economic viability as... Read more

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Enugu royal father alleges invasion of his residence

IGWE Christopher Okwor, the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Community of Enugu State, has cried out over an alleged invasion of his residence by suspected thugs.Okwor... Read more

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Cholera outbreak: Oyo ministry launches prevention measures

OYO State government, on Friday, reassured the residents of the state of its preparedness to prevent the outbreak of cholera in the nooks and crannies of... Read more

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Anambra State Cattle, other livestock `Open Grazing’ prohibition law passes 2nd reading

THE bill for a law to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State has passed through second... Read more

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Suspected robber killed as operatives foil cult initiation

A suspected member of a three-man gang has met his waterloo after sustaining injuries during a shootout with policemen on stop and search duty in Delta... Read more

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Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Enugu, kill 2 cops

THE Enugu State Police Command has suffered another loss in the hands of unknown gunmen as it lost two policemen to bullets of the hoodlums. The two... Read more

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Reps Committee commends FMC Ebute Metta on proper utilisation of budget

THE House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions has commended the management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Meta, Lagos State, on appropriate utilisation of... Read more

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Nasarawa Assembly urges FG, State Govt. to assist victims of flood disaster

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government and Nasarawa State Government to provide relief materials to victims of flood disaster in the... Read more

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Insecurity: Lalong has implemented 5 of 6 resolutions of Plateau Assembly – House Spokesperson

THE Plateau State House Assembly on Thursday said Gov. Simon Lalong had implemented five out of the six resolutions it gave him to address the security... Read more

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Court of Appeal reserves ruling in Lagos application to join suit

THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the application filed by Lagos State Government seeking to join an appeal by the... Read more

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Governor Emmanuel enacts Akwa Ibom State anti-open grazing law

  UDOM Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State governor, on Wednesday, September 15, enacted a law to prohibit open rearing and grazing and provide for the establishment of ranches... Read more

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Enugu: Judiciary to protect human rights of all segment of society–Acting CJ

THE Acting Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, on Wednesday, said that the state judiciary would continue to ensure the protection of human rights... Read more

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The Youth of Anambra State: A Time for Action

By C Don Adinuba  THE Anambra State Government is pleased with the enthusiastic messages of solidarity it has been receiving from the public, especially the youth, to... Read more

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APC makes effort to politicise Edozieuno’s tragic death - Commissioner

By C Don Adinuba      THE Anambra State Branch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday held a press conference where its leaders attempted to politicise the... Read more

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Prison attacks: Strengthened security network urgently needed – controller

THE Controller of Correctional Service, Lagos State Command, Mr , , on Tuesday called for a robust security network in custodial centres in the state. Adebisi made... Read more

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IMF managing director appoints Ilan Goldfajn as director of the Western Hemisphere Department

KRISTALINA Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), announced today her intention to appoint Ilan Goldfajn as Director of the Fund’s Western Hemisphere Department... Read more

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APC to hold State Congresses on Oct. 2

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled its State Congresses for Oct. 2. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), said... Read more

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Kebbi pays N300m compensation to construct 5km roads

GOV. Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu of Kebbi State says government paid more than N300 million as compensation to property owners to actualise the construction of roads in Jega... Read more

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AASDU is the only recognized umbrella body of Anambra indigenes in Lagos - Ebeledike

By Anthony Isibor   AMECHI Ebeledike, president, Association of Anambra State Union, AASDU, Lagos, says that the association is the only authorized, registered and recognized umbrella body of... Read more

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ICPC tracks N92m solar light constituency projects in Ondo State

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday tracked N92 million Supply and Installation of Integrated Solar Street Lights in Ile-Oluji, Okitipupa... Read more

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Gumi relocating fleeing northern terrorists to Oyo State, Group alleges

ISLAMIC scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, is attempting to relocate fleeing terrorists that are being smoked out of the Northern Nigeria via military operations to Oke-Ogun, which... Read more

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Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as chairman of its 2021 National Convention Organising Committee and his Enugu counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... Read more

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AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates in October

AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates, Oct. 9   By Anthony Isibor.   THE Association of Anambra State Development Unions, AASDU, is to host all candidates of the... Read more

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State

Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Photos: Street s in Imo State deserted

PHOTOS: Street s in Imo State deserted - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Video: President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State

President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State Read more

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Buhari approves Anambra’s Status as petroleum-bearing State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved Anambra’s new status a petroleum-bearing state. The approval is contained in a letter to Governor Willie Obiano which the president’s Chief of... Read more

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MASSOB urges Igbo leaders to ask Buhari to release IPOB Leader

THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has urged Igbo leaders to seize the opportunity provided by the visit of President... Read more

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No plans to shutdown telecom services in Katsina, says govt

THE National Communications Commission (NCC) has refuted a social media story claiming that the commission had ordered telecom service providers to shutdown their services in Katsina... Read more

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Ekiti state govt monitors schools’ resumption for the 2021/2022 session — commissioner

EKITI state government on Monday embarked on monitoring of activities and inspection of schools, as pupils and students resumed for the 2021/2022 academic session across the... Read more

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Minister’s NGO donates drugs, medical equipment to cholera victims in Kebbi State

KHADIMIYYA for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), an NGO, distributed drugs and medical equipment in Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi State on Sunday to tackle... Read more

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Journalist emerges APC Chairman in Awgu LGA, Enugu State

A very senior journalist with the New Telegraph Newspapers,Mr Kenneth Ofoma has emerged as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Awgu local government... Read more

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Why NCC directed GLO to stop its services in Zamfara State

THE Nigerian Communications Commission has directed the management of Globacom Nigeria Limited to shutdown its signal in Zamfara State. The directive was contained in a letter signed... Read more

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

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ICPC commences constituency, executive projects tracking in Ondo State –official

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has commenced the third phase of Constituency and Executive Project tracking in Ondo State. Mr... Read more

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FG to develop natural capital services accounts, policy — Minister

THE Federal Government on Monday expressed its commitment to ensuring that Nigeria develops natural capital services accounts and mainstream it into national policies and plans.Dr Mohammad... Read more

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Residents of Lafenwa, Ado-Odo Ota lament absence accessible roads in their communities

Faced with the absence of any form of government’s presence, the residents of Lafenwa, a town in Ado-Odo Ota, Ogun state, are appealing to Gov. Dapo... Read more

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Anambra expands evacuation of indigenes from Jos, Plateau State

FOLLOWING renewed hostilities in Jos, which have caused the Plateau State Government to re-impose a 24-hour curfew in the city, the Anambra State Government has decided... Read more

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PGF DG gives conditions for state police in Nigeria

SALIHU Lukman, Director-General, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), says state police can only operate in Nigeria, under the supervision of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Lukman said this... Read more

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Rail transport: Nigerians demand system revival, improved services – Survey

SOME Nigerians in parts of the North-Central have called for the revival of the nation’s rail transport system to ease movement of people, goods and services... Read more

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MRA sues Lagos State Government, Police Authorities over killing of journalist covering #ENDSARS protests in 2020

  THE Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos asking it to order the Lagos State Government and Police... Read more

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Ihejirika, Nigerian Army clear the air on kidnappings, insecurity in Abia State

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it is promoting criminality in Abia state and involved in the release of kidnap suspects in Isuikwuato Local Government... Read more

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Fifa awarded $201m in forfeited funds after corruption probe by US Department of Justice

FIFA will receive $201m (£146m) in forfeited funds seized during a corruption probe, the US Department of Justice has announced. More than 50 defendants have been criminally... Read more

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Health Commissioner laments poor attitude to COVID-19 preventive measures

THE Anambra State commissioner for health, Vincent Okpala, has lamented the poor attitude of Ndi Anambra to COVID-19 preventive measures, even as third wave is ravaging... Read more

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Anambra re-strategizes evacuation of University of Jos students

 THE Anambra State Government has re-strategize the evacuation of students of Anambra State origin from the University of Jos following the sudden closure of the University... Read more

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Ogoni people to cooperate with NPDC on oil production

THE leaders of Ogoniland in Rivers State under the auspices of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative have pledged to cooperate with the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)... Read more

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Kaduna urban agency demolishes 9 structures in Barnawa, Narayi

THE Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has demolished nine structures in Barnawa, Narayi, High-cost Estate for violating Urban Planning Laws. This is contained in... Read more

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Lagos pays N2bn as insurance premium for workers

THE Lagos State Government on Monday said over N2 billion had been paid as insurance premium for its workers in 2021. Dr Rabiu Olowo, Commissioner for Finance,... Read more

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Nasarawa State Govt distributes relief materials to flood victims

 NASARAWA State Government has begun the distribution of relief materials to people affected by flood in three communities in Nasarawa Eggon and Akwanga Local Government Areas... Read more

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Zamfara govt. collaborates with FG to resettle IDPs

ZAMFARA State Governor,  Alhaji Bello Matawalle, says he is determined to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to resettle all... Read more

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LASEMA warns Lagos residents

THE Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it recovered a fallen tanker around Oregun area in Ikeja and warned residents to abstain from activities that... Read more

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Makinde mourns former General Olurin, Oyo military governor

  Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, on Saturday, mourned the death of a former Military Administrator of the state, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin. Makinde, who described the... Read more

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I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

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Gov. Emmanuel donates fishing inputs to farmers in Akwa Ibom state

GOV. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated fishing inputs to farmers to boost food sufficiency in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Glory Edet while... Read more

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TB detection in Kaduna increased 33% in 1 year – programme manager

 THE Kaduna state Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programme has disclosed that case detection for tuberculosis in the state rose to 5,878 in 2020 as against... Read more

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COVID-19: Katsina State receives 92,370 doses of Moderna vaccine – official

 THE Katsina State Government has received 92,370 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the Executive Secretary, Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), Dr Shamsuddeen Yahaya... Read more

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Oyo Govt refutes claims of not paying counterpart UBEC/SUBEB funds

THE Oyo State Government has refuted claims that the state has not accessed N715 million counterpart funds for Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for year 2020... Read more

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Wabote, Sanwo-Olu, Ogunsanya, Shell Nigeria, others win 2021 African Business Leadership Awards

…winners, runners-up to be decorated at the 6th Invest in Africa Summit 2021 (virtual) on September 16- 17 FOUR Nigerians and Shell Nigeria have emerged winners in... Read more

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Edo government kicks against planned coronation of a Sultan in State

THE Edo State government through Osarodion Ogie, secretary to the state government on Thursday, August 19, reacted to the planned coronation of a sultan in the state. Oge, in... Read more

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Senator Theodore Orji in EFCC's net over N48bn security votes

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48 billion... Read more

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