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    Nine die as container falls on passenger bus in Lagos

    Nine people were killed on Sunday as a container fell on a passenger bus from the Ojuelegba Bridge. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said the incident occurred in the afternoon. Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, said nine persons died, including two children. “Upon arrival at the scene, a truck conveying a 20ft container was found to have landed…

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    $2.5bn 4th Mainland Bridge ready in 2027

    Lagos State government on Friday disclosed that the proposed construction of the 4th Mainland Bridge project that will gulp $2.5billion will be completed in 2027. Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Private Partnerships, Mr. Ope George, and his counterpart in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye revealed this on Friday, during a press briefing in Alausa,…

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    68th Annual Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at: Abiodun urges Muslims to obtain PVCs

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on Muslim faithful in the state and across the country to perform their civic rights as the 2023 general election draws closer. Abiodun who made this call at the 68th Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, held at the Jamia Ahmadiyya Ground in Ilaro, noted that Muslims…

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    AbdulRazaq names Igbo man, two others as new special assistants 

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of three new special assistants, including two on intercommunity relations. While Mr Chukwugozie Angus Igwebuike is named the special assistant to the governor on Intercommunity Relations (Igbo), Muhammed Abdullahi has been appointed as Special Assistant on Intercommunity Relations (Fulani). The announcement of their appointment was contained in…

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    AbdulRazaq presents appointment letters to four traditional chiefs

    By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara Kwara State government on Thursday presented letters of appointment to four traditional rulers from Irepodun, Ekiti and Ifelodun local government areas of the State, in line with the State’s Traditional Chiefs Appointment and Deposition Law.  The new monarchs are Aala of Ilala, Oba Fatai Oladega Talabi as 3rd Class Chief (Irepodun); Alara of Isere-Opin, Oba Owolabi Kayode…

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    Akeredolu confirms arrest of Owo catholic church attackers

    …warns Ebiras against venturing into kidnapping By Temitope Adedeji, Akure Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has confirmed the arrest of the attackers of St Francis Catholic Church, Owo. The governor confirmed the arrest shortly after the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor made the announcement in Abuja. Governor Akeredolu further disclosed that the owner of the house…

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    Sanwo-Olu tells youth to shun violence, cooperate  with security  officers

    Governor Babajide  Sanwo-Olu on Thursday urged the youths to shun crime, cooperate with security agencies and work together to achieve a common objective. Sanwo-Olu stated this when he commissioned and handed over a building to the Department of State Service (DSS) in Alimosho area of the state. Speaking during the commissioning of the building project, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the ultimate goal of his…

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    Democracy day:We must join hands to build the future we want -Sanwo-Olu

     …Says June 12 Represents Collective Aspiration For Better Country The commemoration of another June 12 occasion must come with a deep reflection of the progress recorded so far in the nation’s democratic experiment while joining efforts to correct the imperfections yet to be addressed to make the system of government worthwhile, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu told Lagosians in a…

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    Owo attack: Sanwo-Olu commiserates with Akeredolu, Ondo people

    Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the state government, over the attack and killings of worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church at Owa-luwa Street, Owo by unknown gunmen on Sunday. Governor Sanwo-Olu described the attack as callous, inhuman and despicable act, as he sympathised with the people of Ondo State, especially the…

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    Task force nabs 60 Okada for flouting ban, as Lagos govt commends compliance

    About 60 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada were seized on Wednesday in and around Adeniyi Jones, Oshodi Expressway and Allen Avenue in Lagos, following a ban placed on their operation in six local governments in the state. The state task force, which combed through the areas to enforce the ban announced by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, effective June 1, made…

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