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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

NAFDAC certifies Eva bottled water safe for drinking

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

Task force arrests 77 during midnight raid

Operatives of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) in a midnight raid in some parts of the State over the weekend arrested 77 suspected criminals including prostitutes.
General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola (Right) briefing newsmen, with MD, GOKADA, Kayode Adegbola

Lagos begins crackdown on companies, individuals for failing to beautify setbacks

The Lagos State Government said it has begun crackdown on companies and private individuals who continuously violate the provision of the Greening laws on setbacks and perimeter fences beautification in the state.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde pledges to waive immunity for corruption trial

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.

ITF moves to end unemployment, trains 450,000 youths in two years

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has trained over 450, 000 youths in the past two years in the country with various skills to become self-reliant.
Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

House of Rep summons ex-PenCom chief

The House of Representatives, holding a public hearing on allegation of abuse, breach and violation of the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Pension Commission in its procurement activities covering October 2014 to March 2017, has again asked a former boss of the commission, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, to appear before it.

FRSC: 540 die, 3,383 others sustain injuries in road crashes in January

A total of 540 persons died, while 3,383 others were injured in 950 road traffic crashes across the country in January, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reported.
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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 marathon events to start early due to heat fears

Next year’s men and women’s Olympic marathon events will start at 6 a.m. local time to prevent the worst of Tokyo’s blazing summer heat, organisers said on Tuesday.
Chinedu Jideofo Ogbuagu

Marine Club urges federal government to implement maritime laws

Mr Chinedu Jideofo-Ogbuagu, the President of the Marine Club of Nigeria (MCN) has urged the Federal Government to implement the two major maritime laws that would boost the maritime economy.
he National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has dismantled a six-man methamphetamine syndicate and intercepted 309kg of ephedrine and a clandestine laboratory in Enugu and Lagos States.

NDLEA smashes methamphetamine syndicate, intercepts 309kg drug

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has dismantled a six-man methamphetamine syndicate and intercepted 309kg of ephedrine and a clandestine laboratory in Enugu and Lagos States.

Federal government deploys price checker on procurement process

Nigeria has deployed a new portal called the price checker to harmonise prices and ensure transparency in the procurement process.
Indonesian officials say the death toll could rise further after a tsunami hit Sunda Strait [Fauzy Chaniago-AP Photo]

Experts: Indonesian tsunami almost impossible to predict

At least 222 people have been killed and over 800 injured following a powerful tsunami that hit the Sunda Strait in Indonesia on Saturday evening, sending waves crashing into the islands of Sumatra and Java with no warning.
Public Complaints Commission - PCC

PCC seeks partnership with NYSC on dispute resolution

The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to partner with it towards encouraging Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) among Nigerians.

BRISIN: Federal government opens portal for recruitment

The Federal Government has announced the opening of the recruitment portal for the implementation of the Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN) scheme in the country.

Governor Ganduje signs executive order of open government partnership

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has signed an Executive Order of Open Government Partnership (OGP) as part of effort toward the fight against corruption, improve transparency and accountability in governance.

Senate panel uncovers how federal govt agency squandered N367m IGR

The Senate Committee on Upstream on Wednesday uncovered how the Nigerian National Regulatory Authority squandered N367 million Internally Generated Revenue without appropriation.

Ogun ministry targets N4 billion revenue in 2018

Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Bimbo Ashiru, on Monday said that the ministry had put in place machinery to generate N4 billion in revenue next year.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.