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Lagos council boss: Nonchalant attitude of residents to coronavirus worrisome

Alhaji Kazeem Rabiu, the Chairman of the Community Development Committee (CDC), Egbe-Idimu Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA), Lagos State, has described the nonchalant attitude of residents toward the second wave of Coronavirus as worrisome.
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Gas explosion rocks Rivers community

The Paramount Ruler of Oduoha, His Royal Highness, Chief Ferdinand Ogbuehi, said that the explosion caused panic in the community, noting that many residents have already fled for safety.
The lawmaker, representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanni Ganiyu, stated these on Thursday during the annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held at Musaroq Hall, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos.

Lagos Assembly assures residents of more development

Residents in Lagos state have been assured of more developments in all facets of life by the Lagos State Government and advised to continue to embrace peace after the #EndSARS crisis in the state.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Lagos speaker advises youths to shun violence during protests

Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), has advised the youth to shun any act of violence while expressing their grievances to the government.

Hoodlums comb Ogun communities in search of virus palliatives

Some hoodlums, mostly youths, on Saturday besieged Magboro Communities in Ogun in search of warehouses that might be storing COVID-19 palliatives.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers virus committee activates social media platforms

The 5-man Rivers State Inter-ministerial Committee on Enlightenment and Awareness Creation on coronavirus says in continuation of its aggressive campaign, it will activate all its social media platforms, and carry out sensitisation to car parks and markets.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Rivers shuts largest weekly market in Port Harcourt

The Rivers State Government has closed down the biggest weekly market in the state, popularly known as the Oil Mill market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on Monday 16, March, visited to the scene of Abule Ado fire explosion. 2

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Abule Ado devastation like a war zone

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has likened the devastation occasioned by the explosion at Abule Ado area of the state, to a war zone.

Man raises alarm over missing son after summon by local vigilante

Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.

‘Vandals’ rupture Shell pipeline in Rivers

The fear of explosion has gripped residents of Eneka Community in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State because of the ruptured petroleum products high-pressure pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, which was gushing out products on Friday.

Gunmen kill youth leader in Rivers

Mr Emmanuel Ikechukwu, the acting president of Choba Youth Association, in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers was killed by some yet to be identified gunmen at about 11 pm on Wednesday in the presence of his family members.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Ikeja Electric expands meter roll-out for customers

To meet customers’ needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has commenced the full roll-out of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme to all unmetered customers across its network.

Police search for kidnapped nursing mother, five children in Rivers

Anti-kidnapping unit, all the tactical units and ‘A’ grade detectives of the Rivers Police Command have been mobilized to comb the forests and bushes to rescue a nursing mother with six months old baby and four other children abducted by unknown gunmen on the night of last Wednesday at Igwuruta, in Ikwerre Local Government of the State.

Ikeja Electric expands meter rollout for customers

In a bid to meet its customer’s needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has fully commenced the rollout of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme, to all unmetered customer across its network.

Oil booty sharing claims two lives in Delta

An alleged disagreement between two families over the sharing formula of benefits from an unexplored crude has led to the death of two persons in Aboh, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Eight killed in Rivers cult war

Suspected cultists have killed no fewer than eight persons in Mgbuodohia community, in Rumuolumeni clan, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Jide Sanwo-Olu launches campaign, promises to construct Agboyi Bridge

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, officially launched his campaign on Saturday, addressing thousands of party supporters at a political rally held on the Ajelogo Field in Kosofe Local Government Area (LGA).

JTF, Shell deny coercing Bayelsa community to endorse spill report

The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta and oil major, Shell on Monday denied allegations of coercing the leadership of Aghoro 1 community in Bayelsa to sign a disputed report on oil spillage.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 17, 2018 a member of the Nigerian Military Police sits on an armoured vehicle during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada.At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military sources told AFP on September 1, 2018. Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle, they said./ AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS

Police deploy APC, detachment of officers to quell violence in Enugu community

The Police in Enugu State has deployed Armoured Personnel Carriers and detachment of its officers to restore peace at a renewed violence in Oruku community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state.
U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration plans to renew travel restrictions on most non-citizens who have recently been in the European Union, Britain, Ireland, and Brazil, according to U.S. media reports.

Coronavirus: U.S. to renew travel restrictions on EU, South Africa, Brazil – reports

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration plans to renew travel restrictions on most non-citizens who have recently been in the European Union, Britain, Ireland, and Brazil, according to U.S. media reports.
Rev. Tajan Moltok, the Resident Pastor of Shepherd House Assembly International, Jos, Plateau, has urged Christians not to take laws into their hands when betrayed by people.

Cleric: Do not take laws Into your hands when people betray you

Rev. Tajan Moltok, the Resident Pastor of Shepherd House Assembly International, Jos, Plateau, has urged Christians not to take laws into their hands when betrayed by people.
FILE PHOTO - People sit on a boat driving through Balikpapan bay in East Kalimantan province, Indonesia, August 28, 2019. Picture taken August 28, 2019. REUTERS-Willy Kurniawan

Indonesia seizes Iran, Panama-flagged tankers over ‘illegal oil transfer’

Indonesia said its coast guard seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Freya vessels over suspected illegal oil transfer in the country’s waters on Sunday.
Mesut Ozil has finally completed his move to Fenerbahce on a free transfer from Arsenal – and penned an emotional farewell message.

Mesut Ozil thanks Arsenal after completing Fenerbahce move

The 32-year-old flew to Turkey last week and has now officially signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with the Istanbul giants.