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Professor Akin Abayomi

Lagos: Why we sealed pharmacies and patent medicine stores

Lagos State Government announced that it has sealed 24 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in various parts of the state for illegal operation and operating beyond scope of pharmaceutical practice.

Lagos shuts 24 illegal pharmacy stores

In order to restore sanity to healthcare delivery system in the state, no fewer than 24 pharmacy stores, patent medicine shops and unlicensed premises at Abule Egba, Alagbado, Kola, Meiran, Ekoro and Oko-Oba in Ifako Ijaiye and Alimosho Local Government areas of Lagos were sealed by the Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Senate: AMCON a drain on the nation’s economy

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has said that Assets Management Company of Nigeria which was set up by the government to buy back bad debts by banks has become a drain on the nation’s economy, adding something must be done to reverse the trend.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government inaugurates task force to curb illegal mining

The federal government on Thursday said it has resuscitated the Presidential Mines Surveillance Task Force to curb illegal mining and environmental degradation.
Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Monday succeeded in moving the lion found at a private home in Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki.

Lagos evacuates lion from private residence to zoo

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Monday succeeded in moving the lion found at a private home in Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki.
Rivers State Task Force for the Recovery of Government Properties has advised those illegally occupying Government Quarters to voluntarily vacate or risk being forced out.

Rivers task force moves to recover government’s properties

Rivers State Task Force for the Recovery of Government Properties has advised those illegally occupying Government Quarters to voluntarily vacate or risk being forced out.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing members of the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack task force on street trading

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has threatened to sack the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks if the reportS about extortion and compromise against members continue.
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Akwa Ibom suspends task force that arrested journalist over photos

The Akwa Ibom State Environmental Protection and Waste Management Agency has announced the suspension of its task force.
The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Task Force) raided an illegal brothel around Mile 2 area of Lagos, in the early hours of Friday and arrested five notorious miscreants and nine prostitutes with illegal drugs.

Lagos taskforce raids brothel, arrests 14 ‘prostitutes, hoodlums’

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Task Force) raided an illegal brothel around Mile 2 area of Lagos, in the early hours of Friday and arrested five notorious miscreants and nine prostitutes with illegal drugs.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Lagos task force impounds 4,500 motorcycles

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said it has impounded 4,500 motorcycles from riders who flouted the state’s traffic law.

Akwa Ibom government frees journalist after two nights in prison

Mary Ekere, the journalist who was thrown into jail by the Akwa Ibom government for taking photos of task force officials, has been set free.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos taskforce arrests 71 hoodlums in drug spots

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army repels Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri

Troops of the Nigerian Army have risen up to another challenge posed by the notorious Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State.

I made profit of up to N100,000 weekly selling Indian hemp – suspect

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the African Shrine vicinity.
CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, leading troops to rid Lagos of miscreants.

Lagos Taskforce arrests suspects at Alausa, African Shrine

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the African Shrine vicinity.

Border closure: Ogun border communities groan as fuel sells for N350 per litre

Residents of Ogun border communities of Iwoye-Ketu, Idofa, Ilara, Oke Agbede, Moriwi and Wasinmi Okuta are groaning over the artificial scarcity of petroleum product (fuel) and the attendant hardship on them, following the closure of borders between Nigeria and neighbouring Republic of Benin by the Federal Government.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Lagos: Arrest of 123 suspects a routine security check

The Lagos State Government said on Saturday that Friday’s arrest of 123 suspects by the State Task Force was nothing more than a routine security check.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Lagos: Arrest of 123 men routine security check

The Lagos State Government, on Saturday, said that the arrest of 123 men from Jigawa State by the State Task Force was a routine security check.

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