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ETF: Ambode presents N924.7m cheques to 1,438 beneficiaries…Targets 20,000 recipients by December

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday presented cheques totaling N924.7 million to 1, 438 beneficiaries of the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) scheme initiated by his administration to provide entrepreneurs, artisans, traders and others with capital to boost their businesses thereby reducing unemployment and increasing wealth among the people. …

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NDDC has deviated from its mandate, Gov. Wike tells US Ambassador ▪Calls for establishment of US Visa Office in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Niger Delta Development Commission  (NDDC) as presently constituted is a fund raising commission for politicians who want to run elections.  The governor reiterated his call on the United States Government to establish a Visa Office  in Port Harcourt  to cater …

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Building collapse:Lagos files fresh charges against Lekki Gardens’ MD, others …Defendants for arraignment for involuntary manslaughter, building without approval

The Lagos State Government has filed an amended charge before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong and others over alleged negligence in the events leading to the collapse of a building in Lekki area of the State on March …

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Egina FPSO will enhance our safety regulatory capacity- NIMASA DG. …As FPSO set to arrive Nigeria in August

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has said the on-going construction of the multi-billion dollar Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) project will increase the knowledge base of NIMASA as a safety Administration and enhance its regulatory capacity. The Director …

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Whistle Blower Protection Law vital to war against corruption – Dogara …Says N/Assembly will break 9 year jinx of non-passage of the Bill.

The Bill for protection of Whistle Blowers is a vital tool against the war against corruption in Nigeria as it will greatly enhance disclosure of information on corrupt persons when it is passed by the National Assembly, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has said. Describing it …

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FRSC releases guidelines for July 1st enforcement of psychiatric test for life threatening offenders

 The Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC) has released the guidelines for the proposed psychiatric examination of traffic lawbreakers in the country. Scheduled to begin nationwide on July 1, the test will focus on life threatening traffic offences namely, use of phone while driving, route violation, traffic light violation, dangerous driving …

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Diaspora Festival: FG, Lagos to host largest gathering of Africans in Badagry…Event to aid 15 million Nigerians in Diaspora retrace their roots

The Lagos State Government and the Federal Government have concluded arrangements to help over 15 million Nigerians in diaspora to trace their roots back home through the Badagry Diaspora Festival scheduled to hold between August 23 and 25, 2017. Speaking at a news conference jointly addressed at the Bagauda Kaltho …

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Gov. Wike hosts American Ambassador, seeks true federalism; Nigeria’ll be a super power and a super partner – US Ambassador

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Rivers  people are insisting on true federalism because they crave a country where all federating units are allowed to develop in line with their respective potentials and resources.   The governor emphasised  that the demand for true federalism simply means that Rivers people believe …

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Mining, a priority sector to FG – Osinbajo….applauds growth in sector, as mining summit kicks off in Abuja

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to diversify and grow the economy through the mining sector, saying that growth currently being recorded in the sector is an indication that government is on the right path. Speaking, while declaring open the inaugural National Mining …

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