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2024 Hajj: Muslim body applauds Gov. Abiodun’s support

From Khabab Abdulfatah, Abeokuta The Ogun State Muslim Council (OMC) has commended Gov. Dapo Abiodun for providing funds to augment the shortfall in Basic Travelling Allowance for the state pilgrims to perform the 2024 Hajj. In a statement, the Council described the governor’s action as a gesture that would enhance unhindered Hajj conduct. It would […]

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KNSG orders arrest of deposed Emir Bayero

From Kazeem Oduola, Kano Gov. Abba Yusuf of Kano State has directed the Police to arrest the former Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero for attempting to forcefully return to the palace. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa announced the directive in a statement late on Friday. In the statement, the […]

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Local Politics

Care to know why Gov. Abba reinstates Lamido?

From Our Correspondent That deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been reinstated nor the current Emir dethrone is no longer news. But we now know why Gov. Abba Yusuf of Kano reinstated the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, back to the royal stool. TheNewsZenith reports that the governor said he decided to […]

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Agriculture Local

LASG opens meat shop, butcher academy

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Government has inaugurated the `Last Mile Meat Shops and Butchers Academy’, thus revamping sales of red meat under improved hygienic conditions. Ms Abisola Olusanya, Commissioner for Agriculture opened the butcher academy, on Monday, at Alausa, Lagos. Olusanya said the initiative aims to give residents confidence in what they consume […]

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General Local

OSGS earmarks N2b for rural infrastructures

From Ganiyat Babatunde, Osogbo Osun State Government has earmarked more than N2 billion for the provision of rural infrastructures such as water, health facilities and roads amongst others under its Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA). Mrs Fumi Abokede, the General Manager of CSDA announced this during an interaction with newsmen in Osogbo, the state […]

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Health Local

Agency, Obas to combat open defecation Ibarapa East

From Our Correspondent The Oyo State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) says it is collaborating with traditional institutions to stop open defecation in the Ibarapa zone of the state. Mr Adeduntan Adeniyi, the agency’s General Manager (GM), announced the plan during a sensitisation workshop for critical stakeholders on WASH Implementation in Ibarapa East […]

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Economy Local

Lagos Island residents troop out for cheap food market

By Our Correspondent Lagos Island residents, on Sunday, trooped out en mass to buy food items at the Food Market Hub facilitated by Mrs Omolara Oyekan-Olumegbon, a lawmaker representing Lagos Island Constituency I in the State House of Assembly. TheNewsZenith reports that Oyekan-Olumegbon organised the market hub, tagged “Senator Oluremi Tinubu Food Bank” at the […]

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General Local TeleCom

Abia set to digitise civil service – Commissioner

From Our Correspondent Abia State Government is committed to fully digitalising the state civil service system by March 2024, the Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr Chima Oriaku, has said. Oriaku announced this during the sensitisation and training for civil and public servants in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), on Wednesday, in Umuahia. TheNewsZenith reports […]

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Local Politics

Leaders of Thought laud Tinubu’s peace engagement in Rivers

From Peter Ejiofor The Coalition of Rivers State Leaders of Thought has commended President Bola Tinubu for his mediatory role in quelling the recent political crisis in the state. The group gave the commendation in a statement by its Convener, Chief Sunnie Chukumele and Mr Josiah Onoriode, the Secretary on Tuesday. In the statement, the […]

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General Local

Reckless driver kills pedestrian in Lagos

By Our Correspondent  The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has apprehended a reckless private car driver after killing a pedestrian on Saturday. LASTMA’s Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department, Mr Toafiq Adebayo confirmed the accident in a statement in Lagos. Adebayo said the accident happened around Yaya Abatan by College Road, Ogba, Ikeja. He […]

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