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Third Mainland Bridge phase one rehabilitation almost complete – Controller

By Grace Alegba Lagos, Sept. 18, 2020 The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday assured that Third Mainland Bridge repairs was progressing rapidly, and the first phase would be delivered on schedule in October. Popoola told Newsmen in Lagos that...

Maritime Agencies synergise for safety of waterways, improved transportation

By Friday Idachaba Lokoja, Sept. 18 2020 The Maritime agencies in the country on Thursday resolved to ensure security and safety on waterways for improved water transportation through adequate collaboration and synergy. Dr George Moghalu, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) disclosed this...

Businesses groan as EKDC, Ikeja Electric bill without service

Business owners in Ikosi Magodo, Ikeja, Ketu and other parts of Lagos under the service areas of the Ikeja Electric and the Eko Distribution company have continued to groan as both power distribution companies continue to dish out estimated bills to consumers in spite...

Customs boss appoints 2 DCGs, 5 ACGs, moves 5 senior officers

By Mustapha Sumaila Abuja, 17, 2020 The Comptroller- General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has appointed two new Acting Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs and five Acting Assistant Comptrollers -General of Customs following statutory retirement of some members of NCS management. The...

We will fight bandits to finish — Chief Chief of Staff

By Abdullahi Shugaba Katsina, Sep 18, 2020 The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saqeeq Abubakar, has vowed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would continue fighting the bandits until the criminals stopped killing innocent civilians. Abubakar said this during his visit to Katsina...

COVID-19: Stakeholders urge global govts to build sustainable recovery models

By Funmilola Gboteku Lagos, Sept. 17, 2020 Stakeholders have called on the governments across the globe to rethink strategies and build sustainable recovery models to surpass the effects of COVID-19 on their economies. They gave the advice at a webinar organised by the Financial...

Flood threatening flood production in Nigeria – NEMA DG

By Ezra Musa Kaduna, Sept. 17, 2020 Muhammadu Mohammed, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has expressed concern over continuous flood in the country, which is threatening food security. He made this known while addressing stakeholders at a flood advocacy visit to Kaduna State Emergency...

President Buhari assents to Police Bill, 2020

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Sept. 17, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Adesina said that the president in a memo dated Sept. 16, 2020,...

Persons living with disabilities want total inclusion in society

By Zainab Oyekan Jos, Sept.17 2020 Mr Agbo Obiora, Executive Director Quantitative Magazine, said total inclusion in the society was necessary to take care of persons with disabilities (PWD). Obiora, a PWD, said this during a one-day capacity building workshop for the media on disability...

FG launches central database to enhance accountability of recovered assets

By Wandoo Sombo Abuja, Sept. 17, 2020 The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja, launched a Central Database to deepen transparency and accountability of recovered stolen assets. Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) explained that the initiative was to...
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