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Gunmen kill couple, son, granddaughter over land in Edo

Gunmen have reportedly shot dead a couple, their only son and granddaughter allegedly over a piece of land.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: I won’t sideline towns that voted against me

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has promised not to deny communities and towns that voted against him at the last governorship election of projects that will make life easier for them.

INEC tasked on PVCs collection

Mr Adekunle Olokode, Chairman, Harmony Community Development Association (CDA), Sabo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collaborate with CDAs and other groups to ensure collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

Buruji Kashamu: We’ll ensure rapid development of Ogun

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has promised to ensure even development of the state if elected governor in 2019.

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos invaded by indigenes of failed states

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the state will continue to face the influx of people from other states of the federation because their states failed economically.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Empowerment of all groups, key to ending extreme poverty

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, said if Nigeria must get out of the woods, it must begin now to take concrete steps towards empowering every group in the society and give ears to their views and aspirations, saying it is only in such situation that the country can truly end extreme poverty.
A man walks past banners campaigning for All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Akinwunmi Ambode, under a bridge in Lagos April 6, 2015. The governorship election will take place this weekend. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos guber: Why Akinwunmi Ambode will win APC ticket – Group

The Akinwunmi Ambode Mandate Support Group (AMSG) on Saturday said Ambode was capable of winning the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State rescheduled for Monday.

Governor Ambode tasks CDAs, CDCs on peaceful coexistence

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has charged Community Development Associations, (CDAs) and Community Development Committees, (CDCs) in the state to continue to promote peaceful coexistence of all residents in the state regardless of their tribe, religion, and political affiliations.

Minister launches IFAD-assisted projects in Katsina

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Dr Audu Ogbeh, has inaugurated the construction and rehabilitation of 22 rural roads covering 59.09 kms across the seven participating states under the IFAD-assisted climate change adaptation and agri-business support programme (CASP).

Governor Ambode gives N500 million grant to 275 community associations to complete projects

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday doled out N500 million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mulls security trust fund for Edo

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to pass into law, a bill to set up a Security Trust Fund for the state, as part of measures to revamp the security architecture.

LASU land: Governor Ambode reduces cost to trespassers by 67%

The Lagos State Government says it has reduced the cost to trespassers of the Lagos State University (LASU) land at Ojo by 67 per cent.

Monarch commends army, police over enhanced security in Ikorodu

The Olotu-Ebi of Ereko, Chief Moshood Kalejaiye, has praised the Nigeria army and police for their continued presence in communities ravaged by pipeline vandals in border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.

Lagos commences on community tree planting campaign

The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) says it has commenced Community Tree Planting Campaign across the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas of the state.

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.

Constituents want Rep Femi Gbajabiamila to seek another term

Residents of Surulere Federal Constituency 1 have passed a vote of confidence on Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, urging him to seek another term.

House of Representatives move to curb excessive electricity charges

The Ad-Hoc Committee to curb Excessive Electricity Charges being levied on consumers by distribution companies (Discos) Thursday said it would meet with community development associations (CDAs) in different geo-political zones in the course of its assignment.

Lagos slashes land use charge, waives penalty for late payment

Following extensive deliberations with stakeholders on the new rates payable by property owners under the Lagos State Land Use Charge (LUC) law, the government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the rates and waived the penalty for late payment across board.

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Ethiopia deploys military against armed opposition faction

Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.

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Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.

AGF orders freezing of Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: APC, PDP playing politics with Nigerians’ plight

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has again taken a swipe at both the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), of playing politics with the plight of the Nigerian people, lamenting that Nigeria was now known as “the world capital of poverty.”