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Mining host communities lament neglect by government, companies

Mining host communities under the auspices of the Federation of Nigerian Mining Host Communities, FNMHC, Friday, lamented alleged neglect by government and mining companies operating in their areas.
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Edo governor lauds contributions of former police chief Solomon Arase to security of private...

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has lauded the contributions of the former Inspector General of Police, Dr. Solomon Arase, to the success recorded in the fight against illegal Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the state.
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Lagos Assembly issues resolutions to NNPC, Speaker Sanwo-Olu on Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution, urging Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to protect pipelines in order to curtail vandalism and hazards.

Report: Governor Ambode ‘fell out of favour due to bad politics’

A study finding has revealed that the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, ‘fell out of favour due to bad politics’ in the state.

South-South youth leader drums support for Edo APC candidates

South-south Youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Gabriel Iduseri, has urged electorates in Edo State to support all APC House of Assembly candidates in the forthcoming State Assembly election holding on Saturday, March 9.
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APC senatorial candidate pledges to ensure development of Lagos East

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Lagos East Senatorial District, Hon. Bayo Osinowo, has said that his passion to bring more federal presence and dividends of democracy to the masses informed his aspiration.

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.
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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.
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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.

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Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Group advocates reduction in age of access to SRH services

The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
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Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
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Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.