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Friday, June 5, 2020

Queen of Netherlands visits Ambode, lauds Lagos State Govt’s health policy

…Lagos Health Insurance Scheme To Kick Off Early 2018, Says Gov Queen of Netherlands, Her Majesty, Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode as part of efforts to advance the United Nation’s financial inclusion advocacy...

GOCOP gets new executive ahead of 2017 conference in Lagos

The Publisher of The Eagle Online, Dotun Oladipo, has been elected President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers. The election was conducted on Wednesday at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Oladipo is the current General Secretary of the Association. Also elected into the National Executive Committee...

Court To Hear Nigeria’s Shiite Leader El-Zakzaky’s Application For Medical Trip To India Thursday

Ibrahim El-Zazaky the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has applied for a court leave to travel to India for medical treatment. The application would be heard before a Kaduna State High Court on Thursday, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. The IMN leader...

Nothing was damaged at Federal Secretariat fireoutbreak — Ministry

The fire that engulfed the Federal Secretariat on Saturday did not cause any substantial damage, the Ministry of Health, which was affected, said in a statement. The ministry said after assessing the outbreak, it was clear that there was no damage to any government property. The...

UK police offer £20,000 reward to find killer of Nigerian MP’s son in Hackney

There is a £20,000 reward for anyone who can offer information which releases information that leads to the capture of the killer of the son of a Nigerian MP, who recently received a police bravery award. 26-year-old Abraham Badru was gunned down in Hackney, east London,...

Osinbajo hails ECOWAS bank for infrastructure funding, development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday praised the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) for being proactive in infrastructure funding and development in the sub-region. He sated this while declaring open the 15th Ordinary Session of the Board of Governors’ of EBID in Abuja According...

Osinbajo, Tinubu, governors attend Buhari’s book presentation

Eminent personalities on Thursday attended President Muhammadu Buhari’s book’s public presentation in Abuja. The book ‘Making Steady, Sustainable Progress for Nigeria’s Peace and Prosperity’, was presented to the public at the old Banquet Hall of the State House. It was a mid-term scorecard on the...

Mishap: Lagos intensifies clampdown on illegal jetties, boat operators

…Says Govt Working Hard To Ensure Safety On Waterways The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that it has stepped up efforts to clampdown on illegal jetty and boat operators in the State in a renewed effort to stem the tide of boat mishaps often...

F.C.T Abuja records first rainfall in 2017

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja recorded its first rain on Monday. The evening rain was recorded in parts of the metropolis, Daily Trust reports. A worker in Utako district of the city said he thought it was going to be a heavy downpour when...

Police Threatens Saraki, If He Fails to Honour Invitation

Police have said they “will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the Law to ensure compliance” if Senate President Bukola Saraki fails to honour their invitation. The police also denied that they authorised operatives to besiege the residence of the Senate President...