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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos governor declares emergency on damaged roads, orders eight contractors to begin work

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the state.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson seeks violence-free poll

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure a violence-free election in the state on November 16.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC in South Africa promises to partner President Buhari on housing, power

The South African Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to solve problems of housing, healthcare and energy in the country.

Enugu monarch donates part of his palace for road construction

Igwe Emeka Ugwu, the traditional ruler of Owerre Nsukka community in Nsukka local government area of Enugu State, says he allowed his perimeter fence and part of his palace to be demolished so that he will not be an obstacle to road construction in his community.

NANS hail Governor Masari on improved security in Katsina

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Sunday in Katsina commended Governor Aminu Bello Masari, for his courageous steps in taking the war against banditry and insecurity in the state to the strongholds of the bandits and dialoguing with them in other to extract peace and other concessions from them
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige: 2021 is end of APGA reign in Anambra

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.

Central bank apologises for cashless policy inconveniences

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has apologised to bank customers for the inconveniences the reintroduced cashless policy will cause.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

PRAWA: 70% of inmates in correctional homes illegally detained

About 70 percent of inmates in correctional homes across the country have not been proven guilty by the court as prescribed by law, Kano State’s Programme Officer, Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), Barr. Katume Mohammed, has said.
A heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

NSEMA: Flood destroys 2,667 houses, farmlands in Niger

At least 2,667 houses, farmlands, roads, and bridges have been destroyed by flooding in 17 local government areas in Niger State.
West Rail Line Long Ping Metro Station (MTR), Hong Kong

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

Hong Kong’s businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, who blocked roads and threw petrol bombs outside government headquarters.
EROSION TAKES OVER OJOO-MONIYA ROAD IN IBADAN

NEWMAP: 90% of gully erosion in Nigeria caused by road construction

Over 90 per cent of gully erosions in Nigeria are caused by poor termination of drains during road construction activities, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has said.

Katsina governor threatens to sanction traditional rulers fuelling banditry

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has warned that he would not hesitate to sanction any traditional ruler or transition committee chairman found fuelling banditry, kidnappings and other nefarious activities in the state.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

World Bank projects: Yobe governor presents cheques to beneficiaries

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Lagos ports not congested – operators

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) says the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa and the Tin-Can Island Port Complex are not congested.

Bayelsa guber: Godknows Igali pledges to prioritise human capital development

Amb. Godknows Igali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to prioritise human capacity building if elected governor of the state.
Nigeria Police

Sallah: Kano police advise Muslims against carrying unnecessary objects to praying grounds

The Police in Kano have enjoined Muslim worshipers going to Eid praying grounds across the state to avoid carrying unnecessary objects that may trigger apprehension or suspicion.

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Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

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Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.