News from States

KIDNAPPING: LAGOS BEEFS UP SECURITY IN EPE, ASSURES FARMERS OF SAFETY

…Vows To Sustain Enforcement Of Okada Ban The Lagos State Government on Tuesday assured farmers in the State especially in Epe axis of adequate measures to protect them against incessant kidnappings, just as it vowed to pursue vigorously and sustain the renewed enforcement of the ban on commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada plying restricted routes.

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Traffic law: Lagos set to destroy over 4,000 impounded commercial motorcicles

…Plans Total Ban In Lekki-VI Axis The Lagos State Government on Monday said it has concluded plans to commence the crushing and recycling of over 4000 impounded commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in line with the provisions of the State Traffic Law 2012. Disclosing this to journalists at the Olusosun refuse dump site in Ojota, the State Commissioner of Police, ...

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Aregbesola presents bond certificates worth N1.1bn to retirees

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun Government has presented retirement bond certificates worth N1.1billion to the fourth batch of retirees under the state contributory pension scheme.

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LASG assures Epe farmers of protection against kidnappers

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Government has assured farmers in Epe axis of the state of adequate measures to protect them against incessant kidnappings.

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Cross River governor makes case for Bakassi militants

By Sunny Akaniyene, Calabar Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has urged Federal Government to integrate militants operating in Bakassi Local Government area of the state into the amnesty programme for youths in the Niger Delta region. He spoke at the commissioning of the Eastern Regional Control Centre (ERCC) of the Falcon Eye Project interventionist initiative of the Eastern ...

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Ambode’s wife partners ministry to empower 3,000 Lagos women

By Timi Joshua, Lagos Wife of the Lagos State governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode has partnered with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to empower over 3,000 women across the state.

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Lagos renews call on NASS to be granted ‘Special Status’

By Timi joshua, Lagos The Lagos State Government has expressed the need for National Assembly to reconsider its call for a special status to be accorded the state by the Federal Government.

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Ebonyi makes pension scheme voluntary for workers

By Henry Azubuike, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, has disclosed that his government will not make it compulsory for workers in the state to participate in the state’s new pension scheme.

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RRS nabs cart pusher for vandalising street light cables

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have nabbed another cable thief on Oba Akran Road, Ikeja, Lagos early Wednesday morning.

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As S’West women meet in Lagos, Ambode’s wife seek united efforts against graft

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode has emphasized the need for early inculcation of right virtues in children from the home front especially by discouraging act, behaviour and attitude that abets corruption.

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