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Ogunlewe, ex-works minister lauds FG’s school feeding project

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has lauded Federal Government for the commencement of its ‘Home Grown School Feeding Programme,’ for 5.5 million pupils by September.

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Eko Electric disconnects National Theatre over N9m debt

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) has stated that electricity supply to the National Arts Theatre in Lagos was disconnected because its management failed to pay over N9 million debt. 

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FG bans souvenirs at workshops, seminars

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Government has banned procurement and distribution of conference souvenirs at events and activities funded by ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). 

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Mayor of Rio to welcome Team Nigeria to Brazil

By Kayode Tijani, Abuja Representatives of Team Nigeria would take the centre stage on Wednesday by 10 a.m. when the Mayor of Rio, Eduardo da Costa Paes among other army of dignitaries welcome the largest black populated nation in the world to the Games Village of the Summer Rio Olympics. 

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El-Rufai lauds Bakare for persuading him to return to politics

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has credited Lagos preacher, Pastor Tunde Bakare for his contribution to his emergence as governor of the North Western state. 

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Jakande leads youths on environmental sanitation awareness campaign

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A former Minister for Works and first elected Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande has urged Nigerians to continue in the habit of environmental cleanliness, which he counseled must be on a daily basis. 

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Ansar Ud Deen Society honours Gbajabiamila

L-R: Member, House of Representatives, Hon. Raphael Nnena Igbokwe; Leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila; his mother, Lateefat Gbajabiamila; and National Missioner of Ansarudeen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh AbdulRaman Ahmad at the conferment of Ansarudeen Merit Award on the House Leader in Lagos on Sunday… Photo Credit: Office of the House Leader

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Military adopts post-dialogue measures against Avengers

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa The top hierarchy of the Nigerian Armed Forces has put in place post-dialogue security measures for militants in the Niger Delta region of the country.

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Telecom firm, Agricom appoints Atiku as chairman

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja A telecom firm, Agricom Field Services Network has appointed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as its new chairman. 

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Ambode upbeat says Eko Atlantic Project, money spinning venture

 By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed confidence that the Eko Atlantic Project will not only boost the economy of the state, but also increase its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). 

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