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Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

31 die as floods ravage communities

Thirty-one persons have reportedly died in floods across the country as torrential rains continue to pour.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos government gives hospital’s management 7-day ultimatum to remove trucks, containers

The Lagos State Government on Sunday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the authorities of Lagoon Hospital in Apapa, Lagos, to remove trailers and containers in the hospital’s car park.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel

Governor Udom: 3G cameras monitor Akwa Ibom borders

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, says his government makes use of technology to monitor human infiltration through the state borders.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) with those arrested by him as they were being smuggled into the State on Thursday night.

SERAP warns Rivers governor to stop violating people’s right

Following reports that he would auction vehicles impounded during COVID-19 lockdown, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Friday warned Governor Nyesom Wike to stop using coronavirus as an excuse to trample on people’s right.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Kaduna extends quarantine orders by 30 days

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has extended the quarantine orders being enforced in the state for another 30 days, the governor’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye, said in a statement.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

NURTW: Presidential taskforce team can’t clear Apapa gridlock

The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Yahoo boys’ mothers form association, foreign auctioneers to sell Deziani’s jewelries

So also has the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission invited foreign auctioneers to sell the jewelries seized from Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Alison-Madueke.
The Police in Niger state, central Nigeria said that they would enforce executive order restricting movement of articulated vehicles in the state from Nov. 1.

Police to enforce restriction order on trucks, trailers in Niger

The Police in Niger state, central Nigeria said that they would enforce executive order restricting movement of articulated vehicles in the state from Nov. 1.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger governor restricts movement of articulated vehicles during daytime

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has signed an Executive Order restricting the movement of articulated vehicles across the state.

FRSC: Things you must not do to avoid road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has identified causes of road accidents and warned the public to steer clear of them in order to avoid dander.

Eid-El Kabir: 54 die as FRSC arrests 5,713 traffic offenders nationwide

The Federal Road Safety Corps said it recorded a seven per cent decrease in road traffic crashes and 12 per cent reduction in fatalities during the 2019 Eid-El Kabir special patrol operations.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’ll end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office

The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.

FRSC announces restriction of movement for trailers, tankers into Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps has announced that there will be restriction of movement for trailers, tankers and other articulated vehicles into Lagos State on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2019.
National Assembly

National Assembly directs police to evacuate heavy duty vehicles on Lagos bridges

The House of Representatives has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, and other security agencies to remove heavy duty vehicles from bridges in Lagos State to save them from collapsing.

Official: Kano hisbah board intercepts 12 million bottles of beer

The Kano State Hisbah Board confiscated over 12 million bottles of beer from importers of the commodity in the state within the last seven years.

Governor Sani-Bello calls for legislation on weight of heavy duty vehicles on roads

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called for a national legislation that will regulate the maximum weight fuel tankers and articulated vehicles plying our roads should carry in order to reduce carnage on highways and to preserve the life span of the roads.
One of the bonded terminals sealed in Lagos

Lagos government shuts five bonded terminals, others in Ajegunle

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend shutdown five illegal Bonded Terminals and five other buildings in Ajegunle area of the state.

Now is the time

Who can blame them? There is little to convince anyone that Nigeria values life. If it is not communal clashes, it is tankers and trailers. If it is not malaria, it is cholera, or some other disease long forgotten in much of the world. If it is not armed robbers, it is SARS. It is sometimes difficult to tell the difference between the two.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
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.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.