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2 Dead, 1 Missing, 4 Rescued In Lagos Fishing Boat Mishap

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says two people were drowned and one person missing in a fishing boat mishap that occured at Ibeshe, Ikorodu area, on Monday evening. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that four people were rescued alive in the mishap. Emmanuel said: “A boat mishap occurred at about 7p.m. today Monday the 31st of August 2020, around Offin Ibeshe Ikorodu area of Lagos State. “A fishing boat from Makoko Community with…

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Kogi Gov: Supreme Court Judgement Affirms My Victory

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has described Supreme Court judgments upholding his re-election for a second term as affirmation of mandate entrusted to him by the people at the Nov. 16, 2019 polls. Bello who disclosed this while reacting to the Supreme Court judgments on Monday, assured the people that his administration would continue to do more for the people in line with his campaign slogan. In a statement by Mr Onogwu Muhammed, his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Bello said the Apex Court’s decision was an affirmation of the…

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COVID-19: Minister Hails Department Of Petroleum Resources

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the management of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for its ingenuity in ensuring that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic does not cripple the nation’s economy due to the crash in oil prices. The Minister made the remarks in Lagos on Monday when he paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of the DPR, which is the oil and gas industry regulatory agency. “The fact that the DPR took measures to ensure that the real impact of COVID…

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Pastor Adeboye Meets Buhari In Aso Rock

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, today  met with  President Muhammadu Buhari  at the State House in Abuja. Also present were the Vice President, Prof Osinbajo, and Chief of Staff to Mr. President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. The purpose of Adeboye’s visit was not yet known as of the time of filing this report. However, it may not be unconnected with the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020  which has been rejected by Christian groups and churches in Nigeria. The Christian Association of Nigeria…

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2023 Presidency: If Given Opportunity I’ll Serve My Country -Kalu

The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, on Monday said that he would serve as Nigeria’s President if given the opportunity by the electorate. Senator Kalu made the remark in Minna, Niger State during a private visit to two former leaders of the country, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd). “I am still in the Senate, and I will seek for re-election into the senate but if our people want me to serve as President I will not hesitate,” he said. He said that there was no…

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Access Bank, GMD Win Agric Prize, Banker Of The Year Award

Access Bank PLC and its Group Managing Director, Mr Herbert Wigwe, emerged as winners of the ‘Agriculture Deal of the Year’ and ‘African Banker of the Year’ categories at the 2020 African Banker Awards. Access Bank was awarded for its role in helping Olam develop their rice operations in Nigeria by using a model hinged on sustainability. On the other hand, Wigwe was recognized for his efforts in leading Nigeria’s Private Sector COVID-19 response, encouraging other corporate climate change conscious business entities across the country to support the Federal Government…

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Oyeyemi Issues Travel Advisory As FRSC Begins Ember Months Campaigns

………With The Theme Drive Safe And Stay Safe As the Federal Road Safety Corps begins its nationwide end of the year campaigns with the theme; ‘Drive Safe and Stay Safe’, the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on the motoring public to make the year 2020 ’ember’ months unique and crash free by adhering strictly to road traffic regulations. He stated among others, that road traffic crashes are avoidable and road crash free society is possible when best road practices are applied. According to Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public…

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Buhari Approves NIMC’s Transfer To Communications, Digital Economy Ministry

 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to ensure that synergy and effective ministry supervisory mechanism is put in place to coordinate, monitor and track the progress of Federal Government’s digital transformation initiatives, The approval for the transfer was based on the critical role of NIMC towards the realisation of the objectives of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria (NDEPS). In a statement, spokesman for the Minister, Uwa Suleiman…

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NNPC Insurance Probe: GLA Scheme Reveals Solid Claims Settlements

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Life Assurance (GLA) scheme claims ratio for the last 10 years have shown a strong and sustained claims settlement, according to investigations. Analysis of the Corporation’s GLA claim settlement over the first three years shows the highest claims collected under the scheme was in 2011 with N2.09bn over a premium of N2.42bn, followed by N1. 88bn as against a premium of N 2. 69bn in 2010 and N1.51bn claims on a premium of N2.03bn in 2012. In 2014, a premium of N2.65bn led to…

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We’ll Continue To Prioritize Education Sector, Says Gov Makinde

…Says An Educated Mind Cannot Be Held Down, Ministries’ Dedicate Facilities Named After Adeboye, Udom Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, declared that his administration would continue to prioritise education, saying that education remained the key to societal growth. Makinde, who spoke at two separate events put together by the Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, said that the state’s economic recovery program can conveniently rest on a properly fixed education sector. Speaking at the dedication of the Global Mission Centre and…

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