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Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama-Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.

We lack control of constituency projects – Reps member

Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.

Akwa Ibom deputy governor warns public of ‘palliative’ online scammers

The Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Mr Moses Ekpo, warned online scammers against using his name for a fake COVID-19 empowerment scheme intended to defraud members of the public.

Lagos: No going back on okada, tricycle ban

The Lagos State Government has said it will not yield to pressure to reverse the restriction it placed on operation of commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some parts of the state.

Inadequate work space hampers productivity – Lagos council official

Mr Johnson Olukoya, Coordinator, Skill Acquisition and Empowerment Scheme at the Ikotun-Igando Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA) has said that inadequate work space was hampering the scheme’s productivity.

NAPTIP arrests 20 for suspected human trafficking

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has arrested no fewer than 20 persons for suspected human trafficking.

Lagos council empowers over 300 residents with N100, 000 each

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Friday empowered another forty indigent residents, who are into private businesses with N100, 000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) each, bringing the number of recipients of its monthly financial empowerment programme to over three hundred.

Osun disburses over N4 billion to MSMEs in six tears as agency digitizes loans

The number of MSMEs in the State of Osun has increased by 182% in the last seven and half years. This is evident in the massive efforts of the Rauf Aregbesola administration to revamp the economy and boost the Gross Domestic Product, GDP, of the State.

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