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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.

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 land use charge and the beauty of democracy

One of such is accountability. Every democratically elected government is accountable to the people, to whom it owes its existence. This is why it has become traditional for the Lagos state government to periodically render periodic account of its stewardship and interact with the people at Town Hall Meetings and other such forums.

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.

Oba of Benin places curse on human traffickers, cultists

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, at the weekend placed curses on those aiding and abetting human trafficking as well as those initiating the sons and daughters of the land into various cult groups.

Ikeja Electric partners UBA, e-Top to ease payment of electricity bills

Ikeja Electric has partnered with United Bank for Africa and E-Top, a payment terminal service provider, to provide Point of Sales terminals for easy payment of electricity bills.

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.

Governor Ambode promises electricity to all Lagos homes

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday said arrangement had been put in place to implement the embedded power project which would soon bring electricity to every home in the state.

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.

[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.

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Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

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Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

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