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Niger State, the former breadbasket of Nigeria, is commonly known as a resource-rich territory and mining area. [Martin Zinggl|Al Jazeera]

MIREMCO: Mining operators ignoring community agreements’ll be penalised

The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.

Residents flee community as abandoned petrol tanker discharges content

Residents of Itele on Lafenwa-Ayetoro road, a border community between Lagos and Ogun States, have called on the relevant authorities to intervene without further delay by removing a broken down petrol-laden tanker already discharging its content.

FCT residents describe good neighbours as antidote to insecurity

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday stressed the need to sustain their neighbourly ties, while describing good neighbourliness as an antidote to insecurity.

Environmentalist tasks Lagos residents on waste management

An Environmentalist, Mr Lawal Rasheed, on Friday urged Lagos residents to take responsibility for effective waste management and drainage clearing in their communities, ahead of the rainy season.

Ministry: 91 coys sign community mining agreement in 2017

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says 91 mining companies signed the Community Development Agreement (CDA) with their host mining communities in 2017.

Lagos government tasked on efficient water hydrants across the state

The Lagos State Government has to ensure that the various water hydrants installed along the roads within the state are always functional.

Electricity consumers decry four months power outage in Lagos suburb

Electricity consumers in Olorunlogbon Community in Ikotun area of Lagos State, on Tuesday decried the four months of power outage in the area due to a faulty transformer.

Lagos charges residents to shun domestic violence, child abuse

The Lagos State Government has urged residents of the state to desist from all forms of violent act and abuses, adding that it is profitable to always explore the option of effective communication to resolve differences rather than allowing issues to degenerate to crisis.

Night fire razes five duplexes in Lagos

Fire on Friday night gutted three duplexes on 34 Road, B Close of Gowon Estate, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Egbada, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Lagos CDA embarks on construction of N5m Link-Bridge

The Alaguntan and Abule Oki Joint Community Development Area (CDA) in Alimosho area of Lagos State has commenced the construction of an 11-metre long link-bridge estimated to cost N5million.

250 Nigerians expected from Libya

The Federal Government has disclosed that 250 Nigerians will be repatriated from Libya on Tuesday (tomorrow), noting that 3,000 citizens had been brought back so far.

Ikeja, Maryland, Ketu, Ojota to suffer blackout for 8 days

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc on Wednesday said there would be interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos from Nov. 3 to Nov.10.

Electricity consumers in Ikorodu decry high bills

Some electricity consumers living around Odogunyan Military Barracks in Ikorodu have condemned the high electricity charges they received in August and September.

[email protected]: Amosun applauds CDAs for homeowners’ success story

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has applauded Community Development Associations (CDA) in the state for supporting the Homeowners Charter Programme through sensitising property owners about the scheme.

Police arrest suspected killer of Imo priest in Lagos

The Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) of Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, yesterday arrested a member of the notorious kidnapping syndicate, whose modus operandi is to abduct and rob victims.

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