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Over 180m people lack basic drinking water in countries ravaged by conflict – UNICEF

Children living in fragile situations are four times more likely to lack access to basic drinking water Lagos Nigeria, 29 August2017 – More than 180 million people do not have access to basic drinking water in countries affected by conflict, violence and instability* around the...

Court confiscates N3.5b assets of Ex-NAMA managers

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of N3.5 billion and 68,000 dollars belonging to  the top managers  of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) and its managing director Mr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyibo made the interim forfeiture order based...

JUST IN: Abia State Governor Trapped in US over Coronavirus Travel Ban

The Governor of Abia State, Governor Victor Okezie Ikpeazu, has been reported to be caught by the travel restrictions and containment measure against the Coronavirus in the US. Ikpeazu was in the US recently performing state functions last week. As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to...

Insecurity: Imo govt move to suspend Amnesty to cultists

…AS OHAJI COMMUNITIES CRY TO IRONA The Imo State Government has warned that it may cancel the amnesty granted some alleged criminals in Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area of the State by the last administration if cult-related clashes persist in the area. Deputy Governor of the...

Ogoni Group Tells NDDC To Give Account Of N100m Released To It For Niger Delta COVID-19 Palliative

The Ogoni Youth Federation has demanded to know how the N100m given to the Niger Delta Development Commission as COVID-19 relief fund by government was being spent. In a statement on Wednesday signed by Comrade Yamaabana Legborsi, President of OYF, the group said if the...

Double registration: Senate probes allegation against Bello

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate allegation of double registration leveled against Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. The resolution to probe the allegation followed observation by Senator Mohammed Hassan (Yobe South) on the need to establish the truth or otherwise of the allegation. Hassan told...

EFCC Docks Suspected Internet Fraudster

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  on March 27, 2017, arraigned one Gbenga Yusuf John, a suspected Internet fraudsters,  before Justice A. M. Nicol-Clay of the State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery. The accused...

Lagos rescues 237 abandoned babies from streets in 2016

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it rescued 237 abandoned babies from the streets of Lagos in the last one year. Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf disclosed this on Thursday at a ministerial press conference in Alausa, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. According...

Why Buhari turned down $1b Ajaokuta completion fund bill, seven others

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Ajaokuta Steel Company Fund Bill transmitted to him by the National Assembly. The bill was transmitted to the Presidency in February. The Bill stipulated that the Federal Government should set aside $1 billion from the Excess Crude...

We will spare nothing to secure lives of 22m Lagosians – Ambode

…Urges Companies To Install CCTV Cameras In Premises Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said his administration will leave no stone unturned and continue to deploy more technologically advanced techniques and equipment to ensure that the safety of lives and property of 22...
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