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The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma says the Federal government is committed to the diversification of the country’s economy away from dependence on oil and gas.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Dr Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Lagos State Commissioner for Homes Affairs, has advised couples to tolerate each other in order to reduce cases of divorce in the country.
Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday as a commercial bus, maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday.
The Department of State Services has cautioned those it called aggrieved politicians against acts of subversion against Nigeria.
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, officials have blamed its failure to settle coaches’ salary on the seeming unwillingness by sponsors to commit resources to the federation, because of negative reports and interference from government.