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Gunmen Kill Two Policemen In Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has suffered another loss in the hands of unknown gunmen as it lost two policemen to bullets of the hoodlums. The two policemen were said to be on duty at a checkpoint at Nachi in Oji River local government of the state with the colleagues when the gunmen unexpectedly attacked and shot them. They were ...

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African Govts Must Continue To Engage Their Growing Youth Population Through Jobs, Other Opportunities, Says Osinbajo

In furtherance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), seeking to promote economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection, governments in Africa must ensure that engaging the continent’s rapidly growing youth population through jobs and other opportunities remains its central priority, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Monday at the virtual launch of the United ...

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Sanwo-Olu Mourns Ex-Lagos Lawmaker, Risikat Adegeye

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has mourned the passage of a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and one of the wives of renowned musician, King Sunny Ade, Mrs. Risikat Ajoke Adegeye. Late Adegeye, a two-term member of the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission, died early hours of Tuesday, September 21. Governor Sanwo-Olu in ...

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Anambra-Born American Trained Pharmacist Gets Recognition For Community Development Service 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anaocha local government secretariat Neni was filled to the brim as masqueraders performed esoteric displays amidst the zenith of ecstatic atmosphere where all indigenes and visitors in Anaocha thronged to show profound gratitude and appreciation to the gods of the land for bountiful harvest which marked the 2021 Anaocha Day. It was historical as people attended from ...

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Dangote: Execution Of Sugar Master Plan Could Fetch Nigeria Over $700million Yearly

Chairman of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, has said that the National Sugar Master Plan (NSMP) when executed as designed could fetch the nation foreign exchange in excess of $700million yearly from the Backward Integration component of the plan. Dangote made this disclosure recently while receiving in his office some businessmen who were on a visit to Dangote Sugar ...

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CCDI Tasks Fashola Over Collapsed Portion Of Onitsha-Owerri Road

A non-governmental organisation, Cultural Credibility Development Initiative (CCDI), has called on the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Raji Babatunde Fashola, to without delay repair the delapidated Onitsha Owerri Rd, particularly the Metalogical junction. The group made this known in a statement today by its President, Chief Goddy Uwazurike. The statement reads, “Today, this road is a present and looming ...

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Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Senator Tinubu At 61

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has felicitated member of the Senate, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on the occasion of her 61st birthday. Governor Sanwo-Olu described the former First Lady of Lagos State as a great asset to Lagos State and Nigeria, who has contributed immeasurably towards nation-building. The Governor in a statement said the three-term ...

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Anambra Govt Intervenes On Bad Portions Of Amansea End Of Enugu-Onitsha Expressway

Anambra State Government has intervened to significantly ease difficulties faced by motorists plying the bad portions at the Amansea end of Enugu-Onitsha expressway. This followed a recent Anambra State Executive Council directive to the state Works Ministry to carry out urgent palliative works on both sides of the expressway as well as the old road leading to and fro Enugu ...

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Elections In Africa Must Follow Democratic Process — Osinbajo

Africans must continue to make the extra effort in ensuring that elections on the continent go through the democratic process, remain transparent and fair, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. He said this today while receiving the President-elect of Sao Tome and Principe, Mr. Carlos Manuel Vila Nova who paid him a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa. On ...

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Lagos Prohibits Open Cattle Grazing, As Sanwo-Olu Signs Bill Into Law  

•Governor Okays Bill To End ‘Cycle Of Gender-Based Violence’, Appoints Exec. Sec Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, assented to the bill prohibiting Open Cattle Grazing and Trespass of Cattle on Land, signing the legislation into law 11 days after it was unanimously passed by the State House of Assembly and transmitted to the Executive arm for authorisation. By ...

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