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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.
In a monthly rating of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum, tagged Progressive Governors Forum assessment of individual APC states, Kano state under Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is rated with highest points in developmental activities.
In fulfilment of the promise to revitalize water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation, the Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to twenty (20) before the end of 2019.
In a recent report titled “Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard on 108 MDAs,” the anti-graft agency evaluated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the areas of Management Culture and Structure (MCS), Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Administrative Systems (AS) to see how they fared in ethical conducts as public institutions.
Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.
Governor Bala Mohammed said that Bauchi state will witness an unprecedented boost in its commerce and tourism sector especially with the discovery of Oil in Alkaleri local government area of the state.
Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a drug kingpin, Tajudeen Tela, to life imprisonment for trafficking 37 kg of Indian Hemp.
Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) would in the middle of next year deliver three railway coaches from China for the operation of Lot 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail service.
There is tight security at the state headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa as the state governorship election commences.
Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have vowed not to abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.
The youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, says it will not abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The Federal Ministry of Justice owes private lawyers engaged to prosecute a retired judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, and two former co-defendants, to the tune of N164m, the private legal practitioners have alleged.
Data obtained from the National Bureau of statistics showed that the amount of investment attracted by 22 banks accounted for 33.16 per cent of the total amount of foreign investment recorded in the first half of the year, which stood at $14.31bn.
Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, says that no amount of road patching, rehabilitations and constructions will solve transportation problem in Lagos, judging by the influx of people into the state on daily basis.
Mr Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs office (CAO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) disclosed this on Saturday in Lagos State.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has given an assurance of the agency’s determination to ensure effective service delivery in all Nigerian ports.
The Lagos State Government will be meeting with the management of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to discuss on issues of compensation for victims of the January 19 pipeline fire in Abule Egba, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Saturday.
The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, on Saturday donated improved seedlings to 50 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Ban, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA), of Plateau.
Firebrand Nick Kyrgios scraped past Karen Khachanov Saturday in five thrilling sets to set up a grudge match against top seed Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open fourth round.
Worried by the prevailing security situation in the country, the Speakers of the Six South-West States, under the auspices of Conference of Speakers of South West State Legislatures, have thrown their weight behind the Western Nigeria Security Network (Operation Amotekun), describing it as a supportive security mechanism targeted at curtailing threats and protecting lives and property of the people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi State, has described the ongoing supplementary and rerun elections in Zaki and Gamawa councils as an improvement over 2019 polls.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Monday called on the people of Imo State to accept in good faith the Supreme Court judgment that removed Emeka Ihedioha and brought in Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state.
The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, says over 500,000 out-of-school children in the state are now back to school, as the state’s school enrolment level increases tremendously.
Danish international Christian Eriksen is poised to complete a move from Premier League club Tottenham to Serie A side Inter Milan, according to reports in Italy on Friday.
Soldiers and mobile policemen have cleared the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway off remnants of Boko Haram that have terrorised motorists in the last few days.