Fri. Jan 28th, 2022

Day: November 20, 2021

Less than six weeks to the end of the year, no fewer than 24 governors have presented their proposed 2022 budgets, totalling N4.46tn, to their respective Houses of Assembly for approval. In Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu presented a N191bn budget estimate to the House of Assembly on Tuesday. Represented by the Commissioner for Finance,…


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The Lagos State Government has paid for the three-year rent of a two-bedroom apartment on behalf of the family of Jumoke Oyeleke, killed during the Yoruba Nation rally in the Ojota area of the state on July 3, 2021. The apartment is located in Ikorodu where the mother of the victim, Mrs Ifeoluwa Oyeleke, was…


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The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the crushing of 482 motorcycles impounded for various traffic offences at different areas in the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Saturday that the crushing of the impounded motorcycles was an ongoing exercise, adding that the decision to publicly…


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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says six startups owned by young Nigerians have grown to billion dollar businesses in recent years. This, he said, was a product of providence and good government policies. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Osinbajo was the Special Guest of Honour at the graduation of Senior Executive Course 43, 2021 of…


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The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, and the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, have commended the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for providing exemplary leadership in the state. Speaking at the New Telegraph Newspapers Awards ceremony when Sanwo-Olu received the New Telegraph Governor of the Year 2021 (Good Governance) award, Lawan…


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Failure of most fuel tanker owners to renew their fleet or retrofit them with modern safety devices has persistently posed far-reaching dangers to lives and property, AFEEZ HANAFI writes    Femi Williams was an accomplished businessman in his own right. Over the years, his multi-million naira block/concrete factory located around PZ Industrial Layout, Yola, Adamawa State,…


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Motorists have cried out over resurgent cases of traffic robberies in Lagos State as hoodlums reportedly attack commuters at night and in broad daylight. It was gathered that on some busy highways such as Ojota-Ketu-Mile 12 axis manned by police, miscreants loitering around pounce on motorists held in traffic and break their windscreens in an…


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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, there are strong indications that the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party and all other political parties may emerge latest by August 18, 2022, investigations by Sunday  PUNCH have shown. Similarly, lists of governorship candidates of the various political parties are expected to be ready…


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