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74 Million Nigerians Register To Vote – INEC Chairman

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission had 74 million voters in its register by the second week of January. The INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, made the fact known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Mr. Osaze-Uzzi quoted Mr. Yakubu as making the …

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Senate Committee Applaud Fashola For 70.58% Q2 Performance For 2017 Budget

The Senate Committee on Works Tuesday applauded as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde  Fashola SAN, reported that the 2017 Budget for his Ministry has achieved 71.58 per cent implementation as at December 2017.   Fashola, who had gone to the Committee Meeting to defend the 2018 Budget proposal for his Ministry, …

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UNILAG Commends President Buhari For TV Station Approval

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, January 18, 2018, received commendations from the management of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, for granting the institution Nigeria’s first Campus Television License. In a meeting with the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and the Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu, at the …

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Traditional Group Protest Against Removal of Hon. Akinsola

Wale JAGUN A traditional group in Igbogbo, the Olombas has protested to the traditional ruler and chiefs in Igbogbo on Tuesday, January 16, 2017, against the removal of Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, whose last duty post was the Special Adviser on Housing.   The traditionalists stormed the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo to protest against what they …

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Traditional Group Protest Against Removal of Hon. Akinsola

Wale JAGUN A traditional group in Igbogbo, the Olombas has protested to the traditional ruler and chiefs in Igbogbo on Tuesday, January 16, 2017, against the removal of Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, whose last duty post was the Special Adviser on Housing.   The traditionalists stormed the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo to protest against what they …

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Indiscriminate Refuse Dumping In Lagos Will Be A Thing Of The Past Soon – Lagos Commissioner for Information

Kunle ADELABU –  Pledges LASG support for community media Lagos State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Hon. Kehinde Bamigbetan has assured Lagosians that challenges being posed by indiscriminate refuse dumping  in the state is a phase which would soon pass.   The newly appointed Commissioner gave the assurance during a reception tagged, ‘One-On-One With Commissioner’, …

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Commissioner Embarks On Familiarization Tour

The newly appointed Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, on Thursday, January 18, 2018, embarked on familiarization tour of two major roads that are scheduled for reconstruction in Ikorodu Division. The roads are Igbogbo-Bola Tinubu-Gintin-Ijede and Agric-Isawo-Isheri roads in Igbogbo/Bayeku and Ikorodu West Local Council Development Areas respectively. The tour according …

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Commissioner Embarks On Familiarization Tour

The newly appointed Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, on Thursday, January 18, 2018, embarked on familiarization tour of two major roads that are scheduled for reconstruction in Ikorodu Division. The roads are Igbogbo-Bola Tinubu-Gintin-Ijede and Agric-Isawo-Isheri roads in Igbogbo/Bayeku and Ikorodu West Local Council Development Areas respectively. The tour according …

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CLI: Lagos, PSP Operators Settle Court Case Delaying Implementation

The Lagos State Government and operators of Private Sector Participation (PSP) in the waste management sector have agreed to amicably resolve dispute leading to a suit before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on the implementation of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI). The CLI, which is a new waste management policy of the State Government, …

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Power Generation at 4,327MW Despite New Gas Pipeline Incident

Power generation in Nigeria increased by 1,100 megawatts in four days despite last Thursday’s fire incident that affected the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline supplying gas to some power plants, The Punch reports. While the nation’s current transmission capacity was put at 7,000MW, network operational capacity stood at 5,500MW. Total electricity generation stood at 4,327MW as of 6 am last …

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