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Nigerians: The Story Of Citizens Suffering Amidst Plenty

By Rachel Okporu  The level of suffering which Nigerians are subjected to in recent times calls for immediate concern. However, it is hoped that a glorious dawn will surely come to Nigeria and bring back the bright smiles on our faces.

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Order DISCOs to provide pre-paid meters to Nigerians or face legal action, SERAP tells Fashola

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently enforce your directives to electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) to provide free pre-paid meters to Nigerians, and end the use of patently illegal and inordinate estimated billing ...

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Ambode commissions reconstructed upgraded strategic arterial/Inner roads in Epe

 Pix 01: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left); his wife, Bolanle (3rd left); Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya (right); Retired Justice George Oguntade (2nd right); Chairman, House Committee on Works & Infrastructure, Hon. Abiodun Tobun (right)and Oloja of Epe Kingdom; Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun (left) during the commissioning of the newly reconstructed and upgraded Strategic Arterial/Inner ...

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Oyo terminates contract with Private Waste Contractors

The Oyo State Government on Thursday disclosed that its contracts with all Private Waste Contractors have been terminated with effect from May 5, saying that the Oyo State Waste Management Authority (OYOWMA) now has the mandate with full responsibility for the collection of waste in line with its commitment to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. 

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El -Rufai Testifies In Libel Case Against Union Newspaper

  Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, today gave evidence at a Kaduna High Court in a libel action he instituted against the publishers of The Union. In July 2015, less than two months after he took office, The Union published a scurrilous story, about the governor’s assets. In the story, The Union invented figures they said the ...

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Ekiti Hands Over Completed 2015 MDGs-CGS-LGA Projects To Beneficiaries.

The Ekiti State Government has completed and handed over the final phase of 2015 Millennium Development Goals, Conditional Grants Scheme, Local Government Area (MDGs-CDG-LGA) projects to the beneficiaries. 

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Fayose berates DSS over arrest, detention of Ifeanyi Ubah, Says; “DSS becoming law unto itself”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the Department of State Services (DSS) arrest and detention of the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, lamenting that “the DSS is becoming law unto itself and dragging Nigeria back to 1984 when Decree 2 was used by the National Security Organisation (NSO) to dump Nigerians in detention ...

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Council Poll: Ensure Victory For APC In All LGs, Ambode Tasks Party Members

  Victoria Hanson Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday charged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State to work round the clock to ensure that the party wins all available elective positions in the forthcoming July 22 Local Government elections. Governor Ambode, who addressed members of the party at a stakeholders meeting held at the ...

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NAWOJ Applaud Ambode’s Lead Campaign Against Rape, In Lagos

The National Association of Women Journalist, Lagos State Council has commended the Lagos state government for its quick response at checkmating the menace committed by students from two secondary schools in Ikoyi.

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NAWOJ Laud Federal Government For The Release Of 82 Chibok Girls

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists  (NAWOJ) commends the Federal Government,local and international organisations as well as security agencies for the release of 82 Chibok school girls. The release of the school girls,who have been in the custody of their captors for over one thousand and ten days ,came as a relief to all Nigerians and a demonstration of government’s ...

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