Fire Outbreak Renders 300 Homeless In Yenagoa, Bayelsa Capital

By Amos Odeh   More than 300 persons were on Saturday rendered homeless in Yenagoa, following fire incident that gutted a neighbourhood in Ekeki suburb of Bayelsa capital.   It was gathered that the inferno, which occurred at about 2 am on Friday, also destroyed valuables worth millions of naira.   Residents of the affected […]

Why We Banned Cart Pushers In Lagos- SSG

Tayo Olanipekun Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, has said cart pushers and wheelbarrow operators were “totally banned from Lagos streets” because their activities were “inimical to the environmental cleanliness in the state.” According to him, with the flag off of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), the state had to enforce […]

KWSG Not Diverting Councils’ Fund-KWHA Leader

     …Advises LG To Invest in Agriculture To Boost IGR The Majority Leader, Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Hassan Oyeleke has exonerated Kwara State Government from allegation of diverting councils’ fund through Joint Allocation Account Committee (JAAC). Hon. Hassan Oyeleke in a radio programme recently stated that the State government led by Governor […]

FG lost 148,533m Litres Of PMS To Diversion–Baru

The Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, on Thursday disclosed that the nation lost about 148,533000 million litres of fuel to diversion during the December fuel crisis in Nigeria.  Speaking at an investigative public hearing by a Joint Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Petroleum Downstream, at the National […]

Priest, Community Leader Condemn Hike In Product Prices, Services

A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr.  Gabriel Fatoye, has criticised some retailers and service providers for deliberating increasing prices of products and services during the Christmas season. Fatoye, an Associate Parish Priest of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Odogunyan, Ikorodu said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. […]

LASEPA, LAWMA Commend Ecobank’s Sustainable Environment Initiatives

The Lagos State environment regulators have lauded Ecobank Nigeria’s various initiatives towards sustainable and safer environment in the state. The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) affirmed that Ecobank’s deliberate policy to rid the state of non-biodegradable materials like plastic bottles and used beverage cans would go a […]

8,419 Students To Benefit From Lagos N635.5M Bursary, Scholarships

Tayo Olanipekun The Lagos State government on Friday said it would commence the disbursement of bursaries and scholarships totaling N635.576million to 8,419 students in the state tertiary institutions on December 27, 2017. In a statement by Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, the commencement of the disbursement followed the approval of […]