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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.

Governor Ambode insists on quality education for Lagos children

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring that every child of school age in the state had access to qualitative education.

Edo govt shuts disputed Obu mine site

Edo State Government has ordered the immediate shutdown of the disputed Obu mine site in Okpella community of Edo State following a directive from the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to avoid the breakdown of law and order in the community.

Yuletide: Lagos urges vigilance, decentralizes Community Day

Lagos State Government has called on residents of the state to be vigilant as this Yuletide season, even as it decentralized this year’s Community Day, CD, celebration to the 57 councils.

IFAD task rural community development groups on productivity

The International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Saturday urged Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Sokoto State to ensure maximum commitment toward improving productivity in agriculture.

IFAD task rural community development groups on productivity

The International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Saturday urged Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Sokoto State to ensure maximum commitment toward improving productivity in agriculture.

Governor Obaseki salutes Oba Ewuare II, lauds inspiring partnership with government

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the relationship between the state government and the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, in the last one year, has improved quality of life in the state.

ICPC partners CSOs, NGOs to mobilize against corruption

Abdullahi therefore charged Nigerians to fight corruption religiously in every sphere of live in the renewed partnership with individuals, NGOs, and Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, in the country.

Lagos CP tasks religious leaders on security

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Ag.CP Edgal Imohimi, on Monday charged religious leaders to contribute more to security of their communities.

Police to set up intelligence offices at stations in Lagos

The Lagos Police Command would soon establish Divisional Intelligence Offices at police stations across the state to handle information provided by members of the public.

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Police dismiss four SARS operatives, charge them to court

The Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State.

Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75%

Egypt raised natural gas prices for households and businesses on Saturday by between 33.3 and 75%, the latest among tough austerity measures aimed at rebuilding the country's economy battered by years of unrest since a 2011 uprising.
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