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In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos: Lassa fever patient is law student from Ebonyi

The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos records Lassa fever case

Lagos has recorded a case of Lassa fever currently raging in 19 other states in the country. Announcing the development on Wednesday morning, the State

IOM, Nigeria to partner on diaspora matters

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) have expressed readiness to work together on Diaspora matters.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

Lagos: Police have power to prosecute suspects

The Lagos State Government on Monday said there is no law stopping police officers from prosecuting suspected offenders in the state’s Magistrates’ Courts.

FRSC: Use of google map while driving a serious traffic offence

The FCT Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Ayuba Gora, says driving with the aid of Google map using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence.

PTAD assures pensioners no one’ll touch their funds

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has assured government retirees that their money was safely kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria coffers under the Treasury Single Account policy.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor sacks 21 permanent secretaries

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Lagos confirms three monkey pox cases in one month

The Lagos State Government has advised residents not panic over the recent reported outbreak of the infectious monkey pox disease in the state.

NAICOM: Insurance sector life annuity fund portfolio hits N323 billion

The Insurance sector life annuity fund portfolio stood at about N323 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2019.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE killing: NYCN wants President Buhari to probe police shooting

“It is understandable to say that the office of the First Lady has nothing to do with the epileptic supply of electricity to students’ environment,” a statement by the NYCN read, “but it would have been wise and safer if she had taken time to address and appease the agitating students.”
Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.

Tourism: South Africa offers 9 black rhinos to Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.

12,209 candidates sit for BUK post-UTME test

A total of 12,209 candidates on Saturday sat for the 2019 Bayero University Kano (BUK) Post-UTME Aptitude Test (BUKAT).

Federal government allocates N100 billion for research in tertiary institutions

The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, has said the Federal Government had allocated N100 billion to boost research activities in tertiary institutions across the country.

NDE trains 600 youths in vocational skills in Ekiti

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday began a massive skill acquisition training for 600 youths in Ekiti State under its National Open Apprenticeship Scheme.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki appoints Julius Anelu as acting Accountant-General

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of Julius Osemen Anelu as the state Acting Accountant-General.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE to host first National Universities Commission

All is set for the maiden edition of 2019 1st Quarter National Universities Commission (NUC) Parastatal Servicom Committee (PSC) meeting to be hosted by the Federal University, Oye (FUOYE) in Ekiti state.

NOA cautions Edo voters against vote buying

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Edo State Directorate, has cautioned residents in the state against vote buying by politicians.

APC legal team meets over election results

While the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is hopeful that President Muhammadu Buhari will be declared the winner of the presidential election, it has summoned its legal team to an emergency meeting on the election results.

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PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Four killed in India clash ahead of Donald Trump arrival

A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.

Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.