• National News

    FG partners IITA, World Bank to boost agriculture

    By Innocent Raphael The Federal Government, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and the World Bank have announced a strategic partnership aimed at revolutionizing agricultural practices to combat food insecurity in Nigeria and the broader sub-Saharan African region. According to an official statement, this initiative was formalized during a high-level meeting held at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday, involving Vice…

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  • Business

    We’ve resolved AirPeace safety issues- Keyamo

    By Innocent Raphael The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday, said issues concerning violations of safety rules by AirPeace have been resolved. It would be recalled that few days ago, AirPeace was alleged of safety violations by United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority. Keyamo reassured that the Nigerian flag carrier, AirPeace, enjoys full governmental support on its…

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  • Economy

    LASG attracts N50bn investment in one year

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The Lagos State Government has revealed that it attracted over N50bn in investment through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) in one year. Commissioner for Commerce, Cooperatives, Trade & Investment, Folashade Ambrose Medebem stated this on Wednesday during the ministerial press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja. According to the Commissioner, the new multi billion naira…

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  • National News

    Culture Ministry reportedly allocates N290m for solar lights in Minister’s hometown

    By Innocent Raphael The Ministry of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy has reportedly allocated N290 million for the installation of solar street lights in Musawa Local Government Area (LGA), the hometown of the current minister, Hannatu Musawa. According to a report by Daily Trust on Wednesday, the project was part of the ministry’s 2024 budget, which was signed by President…

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  • Crime & City Diary

    BREAKING: Court grants Abba Kyari 2-week bail

    Former Commander of the Force Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has been granted two weeks bail by an Abuja Federal High Court. Kyari was granted bail to enable him to return home and complete the burial rites of his late mother. The Court subsequently set Friday, May 31 for determination of his bail application in trial over drug-related charges…

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  • Health

    LASG to renovate 100 health centres

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Prof Akin Abayomi, on Wednesday said that out of the 300 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state about 100 require deep renovations. WESTERN POST reports that Abayomi made this known during the 2024 Ministerial Press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja. He noted that the development strategy involves both the construction…

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  • News from States

    Kwara: NIPSS lauds Abdulrazaq on digital economy, youth employment

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin Participants of the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 46 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, have lauded the governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq on the promotion of digital economy, youth empowerment and sustainable job creation in the state. The participants gave the commendation at the end of their…

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  • Politics

    BREAKING: Cross Rivers Lawmakers impeach Speaker Ayambem

    Members of the Cross Rivers State House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ekom Ayambem on Wednesday.  The Speaker was impeached by 17 members of the house over allegations of misappropriation of funds. The impeachment motion was moved by Hon. Effiom Ekarika representing Calabar South 1 Constituency and seconded by Hon. Omang Charles Omang representing Bekwarra State…

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  • Health

    Hypertension: Pate warns against excessive salt intake

    By Innocent Raphael The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate, has warned Nigerians against excessive consumption of salt and sodium consumption. Pate said its excessive consumption could lead to hypertension and heart diseases. He gave the warning on Tuesday at a press conference, marking the 2024 Salt Awareness Week under the theme “It’s Time to Shine…

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  • Homeland News

    LASG secures 320 court judgements in one year

    …as mobile court convicts 10,266 offenders The Lagos State Government has secured over 320 court judgements and approved 100 Plea Bargains in one year. Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Lawal Pedro, SAN, disclosed this at a ministerial press briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja on Wednesday. Pedro disclosed that Office of the Public Defender (OPD)…

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