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Ogun State Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele has urged engineers to always strive to achieve excellence.

Ogun government to resuscitate Olokola project

Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele led a delegation to visit the office of the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, on the Marina, Lagos.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor ready in May

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos targets informal sector for tax expansion

The Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) said it will expand the tax net through the deployment of technology to generate N500 billion toward the implementation of the 2020 budget.

Group launches campaign on digital economy awareness

A team of Nigerian media professionals have launched (DEMS Volunteers’), with a view of leading nationwide awareness and campaigns on Digital Economy.
Professor Raphael Afonja

Fire incidents: Oyo government to buy 10 fire-fighting trucks

The Government of Oyo State said on Sunday that it was set to acquire 10 modern fire-fighting equipment through a competitive bidding process.
Abiola Ajimobi

APC crisis: Senator Ajimobi seeks forgiveness, reconciliation

Former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged members of the All Progressives Congress to reconcile their differences.
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 continue to make Lagos peaceful for all law-abiding citizens

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday reiterated the resolve of his administration to continue to make Lagos peaceful for all law-abiding citizens in the new year and beyond.

Lagos engages Kessington Adebutu as grand patron to drive civic engagement initiatives

In an effort to ensure the full integration of the social welfare inclusiveness mantra of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration, the Lagos State Government has engaged the Chief Executive Officer, Premier Lotto, Sir Kessington Adebutu as its Grand Patron.

Lai Mohammed: President Buhari has taken Nigeria close to Next Level target

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered on his electoral promises, declaring that the administration was at the verge of taking the country to the next level target it promised the people of Nigeria.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for deployment of modern technology to tackle insecurity in the country.

Arewa CF tasks governments on use of modern technology to effectively tackle insecurity

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for deployment of modern technology to tackle insecurity in the country.

Kano governor bans opposite sexes from plying same tricycles

The Kano State Government has banned persons of opposite genders from plying same commercial tricycles across the state from January, 2020.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor retains position as APC best performing governor

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has retained his position as the best performing Governor according to the assessment of the Progressive Governors Forum’s Progressive Strides Tracking Developmental Initiatives in APC states.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari taking transport sector to next level

Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has described the various achievements in the sector to the dedication of President Muhammadu Buhari towards uplifting the standard of living of Nigerians.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila says not elected to fight executive

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people through diligent discharge of its legislative duties.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure affecting small businesses in Plateau – operators

Since President Muhammadu Buhari unexpectedly ordered the closure of the nation’s borders about four months ago due to smuggling activities from neighbouring countries, which he says threatened the self-sufficiency policy of his administration; reactions have continued to trail the development.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Oil minister reiterates federal government’s commitment to completion of Waltersmith modular refinery

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, said the federal government would continue to support effort to ensure the take off of Waltersmith modular refinery by May 2020.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister: Federal government has achieved 50 percent 2019 budget performance

The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos okays N250 million for research, innovation council

The Lagos State government on Thursday said it has voted N250million for its agency for speeding up innovation, the Lagos State Science, Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) for use by innovators in the state.

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Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma assures to continue from where predecessor stopped

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzidinma Thursday said that his administration will continue from where his predecessor stopped.

Police arrest senate president’s impersonator with N420,000

A 27-year-old man, Abdul Hassan Kadala, who posed as an aide to Senate President Alhmed Lawan to defraud unsuspecting members of the public has been arrested by operatives of the Police attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

IPOB: Facebook pulled down Nnamdi Kanu’s page

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Thursday said the Facebook page of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been pulled by the social media giant.
Romelu Lukaku, fresh from completing an €80 million (£74m-$90m) move from Manchester United, has been handed No. 9 at Inter, with Mauro Icardi edging closer to the exits at San Siro.

Romelu Lukaku: Jose Mourinho didn’t have the players he wanted at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho would have fared better at Manchester United had he been given “the players that he wanted”, says Romelu Lukaku, with the Belgian striker still holding the Portuguese in the highest regard.

Police warn against mob action at crime scenes

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday warned residents to refrain from taking laws into their hands at crime scenes to avoid arrest and prosecution.