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Group Throws Weight Behind Oyo Govt’s Efforts To Clean-Up Ibadan • Govt Issues 48hrs Ultimatum To Owners Of Abandoned Trucks

Group Throws Weight Behind Oyo Govt’s Efforts To Clean-Up Ibadan •	Govt Issues 48hrs Ultimatum To Owners Of Abandoned Trucks By George Etakibuebu   Efforts by the Oyo State Government to breath environmental sanity into the capital city of Ibadan got a boost on Sunday when the Union of Tipper and Quarry Employers of Nigeria (UTQEN), Oyo State chapter, rolled out trucks to evacuate heaps of refuse on the Ojoo-Iwo Express...... more

We Won’t Repeal Ex-govs’ Pension Law - Lagos Assembly

We Won’t Repeal Ex-govs’ Pension Law - Lagos Assembly The Lagos State House of Assembly has said that it will not repeal the state’s pension law permitting former governors and other public office holders to receive huge pensions from state coffers.  Chairman, House Committee on Information and Strategy, Mr. Tunde Braimoh, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday that...... more

UPU: Olorogun Moses Taiga Emerges PG Unopposed • 9 Other Excos Members, Too

UPU: Olorogun Moses Taiga Emerges PG Unopposed •	9 Other Excos Members, Too By George Etakibuebu Olorogun Moses Taiga on Friday returned unopposed as the President General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) worldwide for a second term. Other 10 officers out of the 14 positions were returned unopposed to run the affairs of the umbrella body of the Urhobo nation for the next...... more

Sowore: Amnesty Int’l, SERAP, Others Hold Press Briefing Today

Sowore: Amnesty Int’l, SERAP, Others Hold Press Briefing Today Following last Friday’s “desecration” of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), the Amnesty International and other concerned groups will on Monday hold a press conference to further press home the demand for the unconditional release of convener of the #RevolutionNow protest movement, Omoyele...... more

Sowore: Falana Faults DSS Story, Insists Service Apologized To Judge Over Court’s Invasion • Says DSS Argument Is As Unfortunate As Pitiable

Sowore: Falana Faults DSS Story, Insists Service Apologized To Judge Over Court’s Invasion  • Says DSS Argument  Is As Unfortunate As Pitiable By George Etakibuebu Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday faulted the claims by the Department of State Service (DSS) denying complicity in the incident that happened in the Federal High Court, Abuja, insisting that the Service actually apologized on Friday to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident.  The judge...... more

Lagos closes 24 Health Facilities Over Illegal Operations

Lagos closes 24 Health Facilities Over Illegal Operations By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has shut down at least 24 pharmaceutical outlets, patent medicineshops and unlicensed premises across the state over illegal dealings and operating beyond scope of practice. The facilities which were located at Abule Egba, Alagbado, Kola, Meiran, Ekoro, and Oko-Oba in Ifako Ijaiye and Alimosho...... more

Pray For Your Country, Okowa Urges Nigerians

Pray For Your Country, Okowa Urges Nigerians By George Etakibuebu Delta State Governor Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for God to turn things around for good for the country. Governor Okowa gave the charge a in a goodwill message at a One Day National Prayer Rally for the South-South zone, organised by...... more

DSS Can Arrest Sowore Without President’s Permission, Says Garba Shehu

DSS Can Arrest Sowore Without President’s Permission, Says Garba Shehu The Presidency says the Department of State Services does not necessarily need the permission of President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest persons of interest like a detained activist, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. ChannelsTV reports that the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu, revealed this in a statement. In the statement, the...... more

Water Supply To Ilorin Resumes Monday • As Kwara Fixes Geri Alimi Underpass

Water Supply To Ilorin Resumes Monday •	As Kwara Fixes Geri Alimi Underpass By George Etakibuebu  Water supply will resume on Monday to some parts of Ilorin metropolis affected by the works at the Geri Alimi Underpass, Kwara State Ministry of Water Resources said on Sunday. A statement from ther ministry read in parts: “This is to inform the general public that the big...... more

AbdulRazaq Promises To Jumpstart Kwara Economy With Infrastructure

AbdulRazaq  Promises To Jumpstart Kwara Economy With Infrastructure   By George Etakibuebu  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has promised to jumpstart the state economy and tourism sector with solid infrastructure, especially roads and other basic amenities. Speaking at the annual Ganni Festival in Gwanara in Baruten Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, AbdulRazaq said his administration plans to...... more

Technology, Innovations Key To Development, Says Omo-Agege

Technology, Innovations Key To Development, Says Omo-Agege By George Etakibuebu  Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has declared that for Nigeria to realize critical development goals in the Digital Age, she must accelerate advancements in technology and innovations. Presenting a paper titled ‘Technology, Innovation and National Development’ in Lagos on Sunday, Senator Omo-Agege emphasized that Nigeria...... more

AbdulRazaq Lists Priorities As Cabinet Retreat Ends • Says State Almost Starting “From The Scratch”

 AbdulRazaq Lists Priorities As Cabinet Retreat Ends •	Says State Almost Starting “From The Scratch” Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has spelt out the priorities of his administration to include big investments in education, infrastructure, health, agriculture, enterprise, and human capital development. In an address to wrap the three-day retreat held for his cabinet picks in Patigi, the Governor said the state is almost starting “from...... more

Kwara Governor Salutes Information Minister At 68

Kwara Governor Salutes Information Minister At 68 Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has felicitated with the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed on his 68th birthday, praying God to grant the celebrant long life and good health. The Governor, according to a statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, his Chief Press Secretary, reads: “On behalf of the Government and...... more

2023: Unite,Cooperate With Other Groups, Okowa Urges Urhobo Nation

2023: Unite,Cooperate With Other Groups,  Okowa Urges Urhobo Nation Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Urhobo people to unite and fellowship with other ethnic groups in the state to realize their aspiration of producing his successor in 2023. The governor made the call addressing delegates at the 88th Annual Urhobo National Day Celebration organised by Urhobo Progress Union at...... more

Obi To Kaigama: Continue What You Have Been Doing

Obi To Kaigama: Continue What You Have Been Doing The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 election,  Mr.  Peter Obi has urged the new Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan see, Most Rev. Dr. Ignatius Kaigama to continue with his policy of nurturing the spirituality of the people as well as implementing the social teachings of the Church. Mr. Peter...... more

LASG Trains Over 1,600 Entrepreneurs For APPEALS

LASG Trains Over 1,600  Entrepreneurs For APPEALS     The Lagos State Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project is set to raise over 1,600 agro entrepreneurs within the next two years through its Women and Youth Empowerment Programme (WYEP) scheme. Folake Ogunlana-Lawal, Communication Officer, Lagos APPEALS project, in a statement dated December 5, 2019, said...... more

Sowore: Falana Hit DSS, Says Action Extremely Embarrassing

Sowore: Falana Hit DSS, Says Action Extremely Embarrassing Human rights activist and social crusader, Chief Femi Falana, SAN, counsel to Omoyele Sowore and his co-accuser, Olawale Bakare has criticised the manner in which the Department of State Security Services (DSS) tried to re-arrest his clients on Friday, describing it as “ extremely embarrassing”.  Sowore and Bakare were at a...... more

Land Grabbing: LASG Warns Land Grabbers

Land Grabbing: LASG Warns Land Grabbers The Lagos State Ministry of Justice has warned land grabberts in the state to desist forthwith or face dire consequences. The ministry gave the warning just as reacted to an appeal made by a couple, Mr & Mrs. Adeoye from Ejigbo area of the State seeking urgent intervention in an alleged...... more

Africa Needs Servant –Leaders To Reverse Its Slide, Says FUTA Don

Africa Needs Servant –Leaders To Reverse Its Slide, Says FUTA Don A University don has bemoaned the leadership style of those holding the levers of political power in Africa and particularly Nigeria, saying it is faulty, questionable and against the principle of servant leadership. Rev. Fr. Michael Adedeji a Professor of Cultural Philosophy and Clinical Pastoral Education at  the Department of General...... more

Soyinka Likens DSS Act Against Sowore To Attack By African Wild Dogs

Soyinka Likens DSS Act Against Sowore To Attack By African Wild Dogs   Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka on Friday came down heavily on the Department of State Service (DSS) operatives’ manner of  re-arresting Omoyele Sowore, the initiator of the #RevolutionNow protest in court, describing their action as akin to that of an attack by a pack of wild dogs. Video footages that...... more

Transfer El-Zakzaky, Wife To Correctional Facility, Court Tells DSS

Transfer El-Zakzaky, Wife To Correctional Facility, Court Tells DSS A Kaduna state high court sitting in the state capital has ordered that the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife be transferred from the custody of the DSS to a correctional centre in the state. ChannelsTV reports that the trial judge, Justice Gideon...... more

Makinde Picks Kano Indigene As Aide

Makinde Picks Kano Indigene As Aide Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Murtala, an indigene of Kano State, as his Special Assistant on Community Relations I. He also appointed Mr Femi Josiah as Special Assistant on Community Relations II. Olufunmilayo Salami as Special Adviser on Health while Chief Jacob Adetoro was named as...... more

2020 Budget To Be Passed Today, Says Lawan

2020 Budget To Be Passed Today, Says Lawan Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, announced on Wednesday that the 2020 Appropriation bill before the National Assembly will be passed Today, Thursday, December 5, 2019. ChannelsTV reports that Lawan informed lawmakers at plenary shortly after the Public Procurement Act 2007 amendment bills were passed, which he believes, will complement the 2020 budget....... more

Buhari Launches Revised National Security Strategy 2019

Buhari Launches Revised National Security Strategy 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the revised National Security Strategy 2019 at the State House in Abuja. This was shortly before presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. In a three part tweet @NGRPresident, the Presidency wrote: “Today at the State House, President @Mbuhari in Abuja launched the National...... more

Jubilation As Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Road Construction In Ikorodu • Upgrades Ijede, Agric-Isawo And Bola Tinubu-Igbogbo Roads

Jubilation As Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Road Construction In Ikorodu •	Upgrades Ijede, Agric-Isawo And Bola Tinubu-Igbogbo Roads A crowd of joyous residents of Ikorodu in Lagos State on Wednesday trooped out to receive Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was in the area to flag off massive rehabilitation and expansion of major roads. Accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and members of the State’s cabinet, Sanwo-Olu formally kicked...... more

UPU’s 88th Congress Kicks Off Thursday • As Forum Backs Taiga’s Re-Election As PG

UPU’s 88th Congress Kicks Off Thursday •	As Forum  Backs Taiga’s Re-Election As PG  Activities marking the 88th Congress of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU),the umbrella body for all Urhobo sons and daughters worldwide begin tomorrow Thursday, December 5, with an economic summit towards repositioning the Urhobo nation economically. According to a schedule of activities released by the UPU, Friday’s activities will start with the...... more

Libel: Atiku Slams N2.5bn Suit On Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie

Libel: Atiku Slams N2.5bn Suit On Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie Presidential  candidate of the Peoples Democratic Pazrty (PDP) in the 2019 General Election and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has made good his threat to institute a N2.5bn libel against suit against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Social Media aide, Mrs Lauretta Onochie over an alleged libellous publication. ChannelsTV reports that...... more

Onikan Now Mobolaji Johnson Arena • Lagos Gov, Asiwaju Tinubu, Others Honour Former Military Governor

Onikan Now Mobolaji Johnson Arena •	Lagos Gov, Asiwaju Tinubu, Others Honour Former Military Governor   The newly constructed Onikan stadium is to be known as Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson Arena, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu pronounced on Tuesday during a ‘Day of Honour’ event organised to celebrate the exit of the first Military Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson. Paying glowing tributes to the late Brig. Gen....... more

Lagos To Deploy Tech In Crime Fighting, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos To Deploy Tech In Crime Fighting, Says Sanwo-Olu Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday restated his administration's commitment to adopt technology to fight crime in the State. The Governor revealed this at the 13th Annual Town Hall Meeting on security, which was organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund, themed: ‘Transformational Security’.  The town hall event...... more

PRP Canvases Unicameral Legislature, Reduced Cost Of Governance

 PRP Canvases Unicameral Legislature, Reduced Cost Of Governance The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led-government to reduce cost of governance by abolishing bicameral legislature to adopt unicameral assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the National Chairman of the party, Malam Falalu Bello, made the call on Tuesday at the maiden...... more

 

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