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A fuel tanker suspected to have been used to lift premium motor spirit illegally has gone up in flames in Abesan-Ipaja area of Lagos State.

Oil tanker goes up in flames in Lagos — in pictures

Officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nigeria Police Force and those of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps were all present at the scene of the fire
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has harped on the need to continue to support project management professionals, including Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs), government agencies and corporate organisations.

PMI harps on support for entrepreneurs, others in project management

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has harped on the need to continue to support project management professionals, including Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs), government agencies and corporate organisations.
Umaru Ibrahim Kurfi

NDIC has zero tolerance for corruption – chief

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says it has zero tolerance for corruption and all forms of malpractices within the Corporation and in the implementation of its mandate.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC, ICPC asked to probe Senate principal officers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to, “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the driving philosophy of his leadership model, is promoting the good of Rivers State in every action

Rivers governor to flag-off construction of 3 bridges in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the driving philosophy of his leadership model, is promoting the good of Rivers State in every action
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reaffirmed his commitment to support the healthcare sector in the state.

Jubilation in Kebbi as governor pays new minimum wage

The announcement of the commencement of payment of new minimum wage in September, 2019 by Kebbi state government came to the people of the state especially civil servants as a big surprise.

Kwara assembly urges government to implement child rights law

Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to commence implementation of the State Child Rights Law to ensure proper protection of Child’s rights in the state.g
The document also showed that West Africa remains a global hotspot for illegal fishing with estimated losses of $2.9 billion.

Nigeria loses $600 million annually to illegal fishing

Nigeria is losing $600 million annually to illegal and unreported fishing by foreign vessels as a result of lack of equipment such as Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), and adequate manpower to police the country’s vast coastline, investigation has revealed.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo warns against fake news, pledges improved engagement with media

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged media practitioners to address the issue of fake news and provocative information.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: 7.2% VAT will render new minimum wage useless

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.
NIMASA

NIMASA bags most reliable government organisation award in Ghana

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has been awarded the “Most Reliable Government Organisation of the Year” at the annual awards by the Pan African International magazine in Accra, Ghana. The organisers say the award was in recognised for “its giant achievements in the maritime sector, locally and globally.”

NSCDC arrests eight for certificate ‘forgery’ in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, rrested eight suspects who specialise in forging school certificates and security documents.

Taraba killings: Group urges police not to indulge in media trial

In compliance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, constituted a 7-man joint investigation panel to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate Wukari incident.

NITDA warns interest groups not to set government agencies on collision course

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned interest groups in the ICT sector not to set government agencies regulating them on collision course.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly bans Okada riders from carrying two passengers

The Ogun State House of Assembly has banned commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada’ in the state from carrying more than one passenger at a time.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade declares Tuesday public holiday, tells Cross Riverians what to do

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has declared Tuesday, July 30th 2019, as Public Holiday to enable people of Cross River plant one million trees in the State.

Customs, NAFDAC destroy N14.7 billion tramadol, others

The destruction was carried out by a committee made up of representatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency and others.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade declares Green Holiday for planting one million trees

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has declared July 30th every year, starting from 2019, as a public holiday for the planting of one million trees in a ceremony known as the Green Carnival.

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Kogi guber: Governor El-Rufai begs electorate to forgive Yahaya Bello

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Gaza crisis: UN, others showing double standard

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AFCON U-23: Nigeria in must-win battle against South Africa

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Foundation gives scholarship to 14 medical students

A Non-Governmental Organisation, FAJIM Medicare Foundation (FAJIMMF), has given scholarship to 14 students studying Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in universities.