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Zamfara commends late Minister’s family over construction of Health center

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The Zamfara government has lauded the family of former Minister of Finance, late Alhaji Muhammad Lugga, over the construction of primary health center in Lugga community, Maru Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Health, Alhaji Lawal M-Liman, made the commendation in an interview with newsmen in Gusau on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ...

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Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives

Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives....

The Anambra Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that no fewer than 10 persons lost their lives in 23 road accidents in Anambra in 2017. Mr Sunday Ajayi, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, disclosed the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Ajayi said that ...

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FCTA demolishes property belonging to Patience Jonathan in Abuja

FCTA demolishes property belonging to Patience Jonathan in Abuja

A property allegedly belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, was on Tuesday demolished by the FCT Development Control Department. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the building, which is inside A. Aruera – Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative, is situated on Shehu Yar’Adua Way along Mabushi–Kado–Life Camp Expressway, Abuja. Emmanuel Anene, a lawyer with E.A. ...

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Niger- FADAMA III spends N437 million on road construction and dams

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The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) Programme in Niger State says it has spent N437 million on constructing a road and rehabilitating two dams in three local government areas of the state. Baba Shaba, the Communication Officer of FADAMA III (AF) Programme in Niger, said this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday. ...

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Electronic Building Plan Process Still Cumbersome – Town Planners

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Mr Olaide Afolabi, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), on Friday called forwhen an improvement on the electronic method of processing building plan approvals in Lagos State. Afolabi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the electronic approach has yet make an appreciable impact on the process. He said that the electronic ...

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Lagos partners estate developer on 20,000 housing units

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a real estate developer, Echostone Limited, to build 20,000 housing units in the state within four years. Speaking while signing the partnership agreement, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Housing, said Lagos State would provide the land as its equity contribution, while Echostone would finance the project. ...

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Man, 22, stabs co-tenant with arrow


Lagos – A 22-year-old man, John Kujes, who allegedly stabbed his co-tenant, Tony Jaosu, with an arrow on the shoulder, was on Thursday brought before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Kujes, a resident of Abule Ado area of Lagos, is facing a charge of assault, to which he pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Sgt. Olusegun Kokoye, told the court that ...

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Hospitality Business Booms Ahead of Anambra Elections

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The massive deployment of security personnel and personnel of other organisations for the Nov.18 Governorship election in Anambra has led to boom in hospitality business in Awka and its environs. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who visited some hotels, Anambra Police Command headquarters and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Awka on Wednesday, reports increased human activities. Most ...

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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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