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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll support family of fallen heroes

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised that his government will sustain its support, kindness and provision of welfare materials to the relatives of fallen heroes to ensure that they maintain quality lives despite the death of their breadwinners.

Newly promoted senior Nigerian Air Force officers — full list

According to a statement on Sunday from NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the affected senior officers comprise 13 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) who were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), 35 Group Captains (Gp Capts) who were promoted to the rank of Air Cdre and 51 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdrs) promoted to the rank of Gp Capt.

NAF promotes 11 AVMs, 35 Air Commodores, 51 Group Captains

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the promotion 99 officers comprising 11 Air Vice Marshalls, 35 Air Commodores and 51 Group Captains.
Mr Asuquo Amba, new Ekiti Commissioner of Police

Police: Tough time awaits criminal in Ekiti

The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Mr Amba Asuquo, on Wednesday said tough times awaits criminals in the state and neighbouring states who failed to amend their ways.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos set to demolish structures around oil pipelines

The Lagos State government is adopting a new security measure that will tighten the noose on criminals engaging in pipeline vandalism and kidnapping.

Expert lauds federal govt on electricity transmission network

Mr Sunday Makinde, an expert in the power sector, on Wednesday lauded Federal Government’s effort at improving electricity transmission network across the country.

Ex-NIEEE chief Sunday Makinde lauds federal govt’s stand on $45 oil benchmark for 2018...

Mr Sunday Makinde, the former Chairman, Nigerian Institution for Electrical Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), on Tuesday commended the Federal Government for pegging the 2018 budget benchmark at 45 dollars per barrel of oil.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.