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Abia proposes 30-year long-term economic development plan

Abia State government has concluded arrangements for a long term economic development plan to facilitate rapid development of the state.
Rauf Olaniyan

Oyo government raises alarm over effects of global warming

Oyo State Government has called on Nigerians not to continue to ignore the natural warnings associated with global warming, as they portend immediate danger to human’s safe existence.
The Managing Director, Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Mr. Abdoulbaq Ladi Balogun(4th left) accompanied by management staff of the Agency inspecting a locally built boat at Sierra Craft industry complex at Epe, Lagos State …Monday, 11 November, 2019.

Water Transportation: Lagos assures local boats manufacturers of patronage

Lagos state government has assured local builders of boats that the state government would scale up their businesses by regularly patronising them in line with the vision of making water transportation one of the best possible alternatives.
Chairman, Trade Promotion Board, Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Gabriel Idahosa (left); Representative of the Lagos State Governor/Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooporatives, Lagos State, Mrs Lola Akande; President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Paul Ruwase and Deputy President, LCCI, Mrs Toki Mabogunjeu dring the Closing Ceremony of the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair in Lagos

LCCI seeks permanent site for trade fairs over rising infrastructure costs

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is soliciting the support of the Lagos State Government for a permanent site to hold the yearly Lagos International Trade Fair and exhibitions.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor sacks 300 polytechnic staff employed by predecessor

Adamawa government on Tuesday issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed from the year 2017 to 2019.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: No mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.
The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Federal government, Governor Lalong has abandoned Plateau IDPs – COCIN president

The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Operation Safe Haven to rehabilitate 500 repentant ‘Sara Suka’ boys

Operation Safe Haven, an outfit in charge of security in Plateau State and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States has said that it will rehabilitate and empower 500 repentant hoodlums and ‘Sara Suka’ boys.

PDP: APC, Kogi government plot to shift election by two weeks

The Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council on Tuesday accused the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Government, under Governor Yahaya Bello, of engaging in moves to shift the November 16 governorship election in the state by two weeks.

Kano Assembly urges government to construct access road in Kiru

The Kano State House of Assembly has urged the State Government to link up to eight communities in Kiru Local Government Area (LGA), of the state by constructing access road in the area.

N16.4 million fraud: Court clears former police chief Sunday Ehindero

Justice Silvanus Oriji of the FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday discharged former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, and Commissioner of Police budget, John Obaniyi, of N16.4 million fraud charge.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Oil palm investors: Edo government to provide 100,000 hectares of land

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Monday, said the state government had concluded plans to open up about 100, 000 hectares of new land for oil palm investors in the state.
The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.

Emir declares commercial sex workers unwelcome in domain

The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.

FRSC commends federal government’s Lagos-Ibadan rail project, advocates revisit of metro line

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command, has commended the Federal Government’s commitment to the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail line.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

29,000 apply for 1,500 teaching jobs in Ogun

The Ogun State Government says it has received about 29,000 applications after it advertised vacancies for 1,500 public school teachers in the state.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Building collapse: Experts call for state of emergency

Following the increase in cases of building collapse, professionals in the built environment have asked the Lagos State Government to declare a state of emergency in distressed buildings across the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos: Operators in red meat value chain must adhere to standard

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.
Oyo State Government is concluding arrangements to partner with Sterling Bank PLC., to float a Micro-Bus Empowerment Scheme.

Oyo partners Sterling Bank on micro-bus empowerment scheme

Disclosing this at an on-going special training organised by the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority, OYRTMA, in conjunction with the Oyo State Chapter of the Institute of Road Transport Workers, OYRTMA Chairman, Dr Akin Fagbemi, noted that the government wanted to use the scheme to empower the commercial motorists.

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Paul Santus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has vowed to crash the price of local rice ahead of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Border closure: Ogoja Rice to hit market with reduced price

Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has said it will crash the prices of local brands as it begins harvest at its 1,000-hectare farm in Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

APC chides Benue governor over N12 billion airport

The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Governor Samuel Ortom to task for proposing to construct an airport, considering other pressing needs staring the state at the face.

Village Head allegedly jumps into grave, stops children from burying parents

A village Head in Ikot Uduak community, Calabar Municipal local government area of Cross River State allegedly jumped into graves that were being dug for a couple in the village.

Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.

Former Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu found guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.