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Police authorities in Lagos have warned personnel serving in the command against any form of extortion, human rights abuse, and incivility towards residents of the state.   The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Abiodun Alabi, gave the warning on Tuesday during a familiarisation tour to Area G Headquarters in Ogba, and Area H Headquarters in […]

An Ilorin magistrate’s court has ordered the remand of two suspects over an alleged attempt to murder a sugarcane seller, Habila Salisu, in Eiyenkorin, Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. The suspects were charged on offenses bordering on criminal conspiracy, robbery, causing grievous hurt, attempt to commit culpable homicide and for being suspected members […]

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday received two executive bills for consideration and quick passage from Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq. The bills are Kwara State Legislative Fund Management Bill Twenty Twenty-Two and Kwara State Judiciary Fund Management Bill Twenty Twenty-Two. These were enshrined in two separate messages from Governor addressed to the Speaker Engineer […]

The Kwara State Government has been advised to put in place military check points in Ekiti Local Government to halt kidnapping and other crimes in the area.   This was sequel to Matter of Urgent Public Importance raised by Lawmaker representing Ekiti Local Government, Ganiyu Gabriel titled Spate of Kidnapping in Ekiti Local Government ” […]

Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State says Willie Obiano, his predecessor, left only N300 million in the treasury, but debt running into billions of naira.   Speaking on an programme on Tuesday, Soludo said Anambra’s state finance is in bad shape and in dire need of restoration. He said to achieve the promises he made […]

The lingering foreign exchange scarcity in the country has continued to worsen even as the exchange rate on the parallel market is inching towards N590/$1.   The development may lead to massive job loss in the manufacturing industry, among other sectors, according to the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria.   The development comes over eight months […]

A former Commissioner for Education in Kwara State, Engr Musa Yeteti, has lost one of his sons, Engr Nafiu. The deceased, a Civil Engineer, who died around 11am in Lagos, was reportedly rushed to private hospital after complaining of stomach ache. His death happened 24 hours after he attended the wedding of his sister in […]

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Power on Tuesday directed the Power Minister to take urgent actions in resolving the current nationwide blackout instead of giving excuses.   The minister, Abubakar Aliyu, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Nebolisa Anoka, had given reasons for the blackouts but the committee said there […]

Ahead of the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has signed the review to the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between her and the National Youth Service Corps NYSC.   At the event, INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, heaped praises on the selflessness, dedication and commitment of members of the NYSC scheme […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commissioned the Dangote Fertiliser Plant in the nation’s bid to attain self-sufficiency in food production and create more jobs for its citizens.   He inaugurated the multi-billion dollars facility sited in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, at an event well attended by many political, traditional, and religious leaders, as well as captains of […]

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