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Presidency shuts FEC venue as Buhari performs normal presidential duties

The Presidency has temporarily locked up the State House Council Chamber, the venue of the hitherto weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

Coronavirus: Governors constitute sub-committee, pledge functional isolation centres

The Nigeria Governors‘ Forum (NGF) has set up a seven-member sub-committee to review the trend of the Coronavirus and global failing in petroleum price, as well advice State governments on required measures to address the challenges on the economy.

Acute malnutrition hits 200,000 children in Katsina

Katsina State Nutrition Officer, Abdulhadi Abdulkadir, thursday said no fewer than 200,000 children were suffering from acute malnutrition in the state.
Following persistent gridlock in some parts of Lagos occasioned by the activities of street trading and hawkers, the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), has vowed to step up its operations by ensuring total clampdown on street traders.

Lagos vows to clampdown on street traders

Following persistent gridlock in some parts of Lagos occasioned by the activities of street trading and hawkers, the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), has vowed to step up its operations by ensuring total clampdown on street traders.
The Rivers State Taskforce against Illegal Street Trading-Illegal Motor Parks-Illegal Mechanics has denied killing a bureau de change agent during Tuesday’s alleged raid on GRA Junction-Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt.

Rivers taskforce denies killing bureau de change operator

The Rivers State Taskforce against Illegal Street Trading/Illegal Motor Parks/Illegal Mechanics has denied killing a bureau de change agent during Tuesday’s alleged raid on GRA Junction/Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos taskforce debunks online report on seized vehicles

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has debunked an online report alleging that all seized vehicles in its custody be returned to their respective owners in the state.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Okada/Keke ban: Lagos taskforce nabs two fake uniformed operatives

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has nabbed two suspects for impersonating Security Officers at Oshodi, Lagos.
Commuters groan as the peaceful protest by Commercial Taxis and Bus Owners in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, capital against alleged harassment of Rivers State government taskforce on street trading, illegal market and illegal motor parks.

Commercial taxi drivers want Rivers government to call taskforce officials to order

Commuters groan as the peaceful protest by Commercial Taxis and Bus Owners in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, capital against alleged harassment of Rivers State government taskforce on street trading, illegal market and illegal motor parks entered its second day.
Chadian soldiers patrol in the Nigerian border town of Gamboru on Feb. 4, 2015

Boko Haram: Why Chad withdrew troops from Nigeria

The recent decision by Chad to withdraw its troops assisting Nigerian Soldiers in the fight against Boko Haram under the aegis of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MJTF) may not be unconnected with the closure of borders by the Federal Government.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos taskforce set to auction 108 impounded vehicles

The Lagos State Government, through the State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences Unit, is set to auction 108 vehicles impounded over various traffic offences to interested members of the public on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd and 4th respectively.
The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS), FCT chapter, has called for more government support to boost transport system in the teritory.

Restriction: Tricycle operators protest in Abuja as FCTA begins mass arrest

The jobs of 40,000 operators of tricycles (popularly known as keke) in Abuja would be under serious threat as the Federal Capital Territory Administration begins mass arrest of those who fail to comply with the restriction order and ban from the city.
Speaking during the extensive exercise, the Commissioner for Transportation. Dr. Fredric Oladeinde, expressed the government’s determination to ensure sanity on Lagos roads, assuring that the enforcement activities will be sustained until success is achieved.

Lagos embarks on massive law enforcement, arrests traffic offenders, street traders, miscreants

The Lagos State government has embarked on a massive clampdown on illegal activities in various areas of the metropolis, arresting traffic offenders, street traders and miscreants in Oyingbo, Idumota and Apapa.
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS ,Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.

Lagos Taskforce raids CMS, Yaba, others, impounds 134 okadas

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS, Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.
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.

Police: Eight women found dead in Rivers hotels

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that eight female have so far been killed by suspected serial killers in different hotels in Port Harcourt and environs in the last two months.

Police arrest 30 drug peddlers, nab 2 for defiling minors

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 30 suspected drug peddlers in the state.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Rivers governor decries politicisation of infrastructure by past administration

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has decried the Politicization of infrastructural development of the state by the immediate past administration in the state.

We have stolen, sold more than 55 items – ex-convict

The Lagos State taskforce at the weekend arrested 11 suspected members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for allegedly causing mayhem at the Yaya Abatan area of Ogba.

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Overland Airways suspends flight operations

Overland Airways will temporarily shelve its flight operations from Saturday, March 28, 2020 to Sunday, April 5, 2020, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Confusion over explosion in Akure

An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe on Thursday tweaked regulations for generators with a capacity of less than 1 megawatt (MW), effectively exempting them from the need to obtain a licence from the regulator

South Africa tweaks rules for small-scale power producers

South Africa has eased regulations govening small-scale power producers as part of efforts to tackle the country’s energy problems, but industry experts said the changes did not go far enough.
The Lagos State Government has started construction of another Isolation Centre.

Company donates air conditioners to Onikan isolation centre

As part of her contributions to government’s effort towards mitigating the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Mandilas Group Ltd, the sole franchise dealer of Carrier air conditioners in Nigeria, has donated air conditioners in support of GTBank’s effort to create a 100-bed isolation centre at Onikan, Lagos.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.

Arsenal eye Real Betis star as Dani Ceballos replacement

Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.