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Gunmen kill three in Kogi, abduct govt official

A board member of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, Alhaji Isah Salami, has been kidnapped in Kogi State. He was reportedly kidnapped in the early hours of Thursday on his way to a mosque in Ogaminana, in the Adavi Local Government Area of the state. Reliable sources said …

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Govt must protect all citizens, says RCCG pastor

The Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Johnson Odesola, has said Nigerians should be free to live in any part of the country without being molested. Condemning the untamed killings in the country, particularly religious ones, Odesola said it was time for Nigeria to be …

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Govt restates commitment to pensioners’ welfare

The Lagos State Government has said it is committed to the welfare of pensioners in the state. The Chairman of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board, Mr Kamal Baiyewu, disclosed this on Thursday during a welfare programme for pensioners in Ikeja GRA. He said, “This initiative was organised to bring …

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Comply with environmental protection laws, govt urges LGs

The Lagos State Government has urged authorities of the local governments and local council development areas in the state to comply with Environmental Impact Assessment policies while executing projects in their communities. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Omobolaji Gaji, stated this on …

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UK govt approves Boehly’s £4.25bn Chelsea takeover

The UK government said Wednesday it had given the green light to Todd Boehly’s proposed takeover of Chelsea football club from the sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Nadine Dorries said she had issued a licence permitting the deal late on Tuesday, …

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Desist from selling wildlife, Lagos govt tells traders

The Lagos State Government has warned those who engage in illicit trade and sales of wildlife, especially in the wet markets across the state to desist. The state Commissioner for Environment, Tunji Bello, in handing down the warning, said his ministry would soon commence a state-wide surveillance and enforcement to …

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No ethno-religious killing in Anambra, govt clarifies

The Anambra State Government has said there is no religious killing in the state, contrary to the insinuations making the rounds. In a statement, on Tuesday, the state government, through the Press Secretary to the governor, Christian Aburime, said the clarification became necessary because of what it described as a …

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Adopt nutritional policy, Lagos govt urges orphanages

The Lagos State Government has urged owners of orphanages and private homes to adopt the state’s food and nutrition policy and plan of action in order to benefit vulnerable citizens. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Dr. Olugbemiga Aina, disclosed this, according to a statement …

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Lagos govt, firm plan to implement circular economy

The Lagos State Government in collaboration with Nondunna Limited has started plans to ensure a transition into a circular economy model of tackling gas emissions in the state. The Head of Climate Change and Environmental Planning Department, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Bankole Omoniyi, disclosed this on …

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