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Lagos, UK Firm Sign N2.52bn MoU To Provide 10,000 Street Lights

…deal to provide 500 jobs, facilitate hybrid energy plant The Lagos State Government and a United Kingdom firm, Low Energy Designs (LED) Limited on Monday entered into partnership to construct 10,000 LED street lights covering 300kilometres across the State. The deal, which also includes the provision of about 500 jobs and construction of an LED lighting and Hybrid Energy Power ...

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APC Celebrates Obasanjo At 81

The All Progressives Congress (APC) celebrates Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, former president and military Head of State, Federal Republic of Nigeria on the occasion of his 81st birthday. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said joins family, friends, well-wishers and associates in celebrating the retired general who has emerged as a bastion ...

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Dangote Donates N1.2 Billion Business School To Bayero University, Kano

…talks are on to affiliate the school with the popular Harvard Business School, in the United States of America The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned businessman, Aliko Dangote donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part ...

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Nepotism Worse Than Corruption – Obi

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to eschew nepotism and encourage the culture of merit. Obi was speaking at the weekend during the public presentation of “One Faith, Many Tongues: Managing Diversity in the Church in Nigeria”, written by Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, the Papal Nuncio to Trinidad & Tobago at the Resource Centre, ...

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SERAP To FG: Explain Why Nigerians Still Drink Contaminated Water Despite Budgetary Allocations

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested Engr. Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources and Rural Development to “explain why Nigeria’s water and sanitation infrastructure has continued to deteriorate and millions of Nigerians have to resort to drinking water from contaminated sources with deadly health consequences, despite the authorities claiming to have spent trillions of naira of budgetary allocations ...

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2019: Group Begins Mobilisation Of Lagos Residents To Get PVCs

…endorses Ambode for second term A non-governmental organization, Lagos Development Initiative (LDI) has commenced mobilizing eligible voters in the State to register and collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) ahead of the 2019 general elections. The group has equally endorsed the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term in office citing massive infrastructural renewal projects and giant strides ...

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Over 1000 Workers Laid Off As Labour Dispute Threatens Nigerian Content Policy

Billions of dollars staked by government and investors in growing local capacity for in-country delivery of oil industry jobs are at risk following prevailing war by labour leaders against fledgling indigenous service companies that form the engines of the policy drive. It was gathered that labour crisis in the service segment of the petroleum industry arose from futile struggle by ...

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Media Women Forum Holds Talks On Women Participation In Politics

Media Women Forum is set to hold talks on “Mobilizing Women for Politics” to mark the International Women’s Day. The event will hold 10:00am on Thursday March 8 2018, at WFM 91.7 Women Radio Station in Arepo, Ogun State. According to a press statement issued in Lagos by Janet Mba Afolabi, the Convener, papers will be presented by different guest ...

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Anambra Bans Use Of ‘Okada’ After 7pm

The Anambra State Government has banned use of commercial motorcycle across the state after 7pm daily. A statement released by Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, the Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, said the measure was taken because of Government’s desire to maintain and improve on current security situation in the state. According to him, Anambra remains a peaceful and secure state. ...

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Kogi APC Crisis: ‘Only Convention Can Expel Party Members’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified that neither state nor zonal executives, constituted in whatever name or form can expel anyone from the party. Only convention can do so. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC restated that the State Working Committee of the party in Kogi State led by the Chairman, ...

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