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The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that by establishing a metering factory in Akwa Ibom State, the state was keying into the Federal Government’s policy of ensuring electricity consumers have steady and efficient power supply.
Federal Government’s perceived lack of commitment to the peace process in Niger Delta might thwart its efforts to increase or sustain current oil production levels.
Chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Rep Sheila Jackson Lee, has praised the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, for “placing the state on the path of development, prosperity and peace”.
The Abia State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Francesca Ifon, has denied the rumour that corps members are fleeing as result of Army’s Operation Python Dance.
Enugu State House of Assembly will amend the bill that provides for gender specific needs of female farmers, protects and empowers them with rights over agricultural land, water resources and other such related rights.
A civil rights organisation, Dignity In Labour, on Saturday added a new dimension to the strike by a faction of the Nigerian labour movement, United Labour Congress, ULC, describing it as politically motivated.
Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the deputy of the sacked National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, and other members of the party have defected to the All Progressives Congress in Delta State.
Some Christian and Muslim clerics have kicked against the Non-Governmental Organisation Bill seeking to direct the affairs of NGOs in the country.
Fighters loyal to an exiled former deputy president in South Sudan have attacked government forces in Unity state, leading to the deaths of 25 people including civilians, according to officials.
The NIMASA Director General, who is also the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), however, regretted that Africa is still not a major player globally in maritime trade because of lack of strategic attention to the sector.