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Building collapse: Raise alarm on suspicious construction, Lagos urges residents …Warns developers, property owners against altering approved building plans

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday urged Lagosians not to hesitate to raise alarm if they suspect any discrepancy in the construction of any building within their vicinity.   Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, TPL Wasiu Anifowoshe, who spoke when he visited the site of the building which …

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Ogbuagu Anikwe becomes Enugu State’s Information Commissioner as Governor reshuffles cabinet

  Three commissioners stepped down while two new ones came on board as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state effected a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. The three commissioners affected in the exercise include Dr. Godwin Udeuhele (Commissioner for Information), Mr. Charles Ndukwe (Commissioner for Youth and Sports) and Barrister Smart …

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Edo State Govt unveils plan to revamp basic education system *ICT, professionalism top agenda

The Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki Wednesday unveiled some of the strategies designed by his administration for the revamping of Basic Education system in the state.  Speaking at a one-day Basic Education Stakeholders’ Forum in Benin City, Obaseki explained that the Information and Communication Technology-based plan would adequately prepare …

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We’ve empowered 4000 businesses to boost Lagos economy – Ambode …Welcomes partnership with MIT to drive entrepreneurship growth

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said that the N25billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) set up by his administration has successfully empowered over 4000 small and medium scale businesses in the last two years as a means to boost the economy of the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke …

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TD Africa hosts Google senior executives, flaunts Nigeria’s booming ICT potential

Technology Distributions Ltd., Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) distributors made a glowing case for more significant investments in Nigeria’s booming ICT sector as it showcased the huge potential of the market when it hosted a high-powered team of executives from the headquarters of global digital giants, Google. …

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Obaseki seeks Palace’s support on basic education, environmental protection…Monarch urges commissioners to support Edo Governor

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sought the collaboration of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, in the areas of basic education and protection of the environment. The governor sought the support of the royal father when he led …

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IGP orders immediate transfer of Police personnel along Abuja–Kaduna-Zaria highway; Promotes Inspector Musa post-humously

  To ensure total success of operations Absolute Sanity currently ongoing on  the Abuja-Kaduna Highway aimed at routing out gangs of kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna Highway, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the immediate redeployment of Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, all other Officers, Inspectors and Rank …

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Ebonyi wants $150m foreign loan ($70m of it from Islamic Bank); Legislature not against borrowing, says Reps Committee Chairman;

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management, Hon Adeyinka Ajayi, has corrected the perception that the legislative arm of government was against borrowing. Speaking during an interactive session to consider States’ borrowing requests under the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan at the National Assembly, …

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“Malnutrition undermining our development efforts” – Gombe Planning Commissioner; State commits N3.6 billion to address situation

Commissioner for Economic Planning in Gombe state, Alhaji Mohammed Danladi Pantami has described the emerging silent crisis of malnutrition in the State as a major drawback to the state’s giant development strides. The Commissioner stated this at the dissemination meeting of the Gombe State Policy on Food and Nutrition and …

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Ambode backs Appeal Court judgment authorizing states to control inland waterways …Says era of uncontrolled sand dredging over in Lagos ……Swears-in newly elected 20 LGs, 37 LCDAs Chairmen

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday expressed excitement at the judgment of the Appeal Court in Lagos which set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court empowering the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to regulate transportation and sand dredging in the State, saying that the development would …

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