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Minister Flags Off Hometown Road Rehabilitation Project In Kwara

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday flagged off the rehabilitation of township roads in his hometown of Oro in Kwara State. The project, which was awarded by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, was initiated by the minister. He said the project is a dividend of democracy to the people of Oro and an attestation to President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to infrastructural development and better life for Nigerians. “We came this morning to inaugurate the rehabilitation of Oro township roads. When we said…

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AIB Sends Goodwill Message On 2018 World Environment Day

The Accident Investigation Bureau has called for increasing awareness in environmental pollution by making the difference in the reduction of plastic waste which is a concern and an increasing threat to the environment. The Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of AIB, Engineer Akin Olateru in his goodwill message said: “Plastic is nearly impossible to break down. Burning plastic is incredibly toxic and can lead to harmful atmospheric conditions and deadly illness. Therefore if it is in a landfill, it will never stop releasing toxins in that area.” “Even recycling does…

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Minister: FG Won’t Neglect Any Project Due To Geographical Location

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensure that all projects embarked upon by the administration are completed and put to effective use, adding that no project would suffer setback or abandonment because of its geographical location or any other considerations. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this in Otan Ayegbaju, Osun State, during the commissioning and handing over ceremony of Soil Erosion, Flood Control and Road Improvement works at Ifedayo/Boluwaduro/Ila, Federal Constituency,  Osun State at the weekend. He also said the President Buhari administration…

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Kano Assembly Orders Suspension Of  LG Chairman

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday ordered the suspension of the Chairman of Danbatta Local Government Area, Alhaji Idris Haruna-Zago, for allegedly revealing the state government’s classified information.   The suspension order followed a motion of urgent public importance presented before the assembly by an All Progressives Congress (APC) member representing Nasarawa Constituency, Alhaji Ibrahim Gama.   Gama said that the Chairman had revealed government’s classified information and thereby breached his oath of office.   According to him, Haruna-Zago also failed to inaugurate the Supervisory Councillors and the…

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WHO Says Nigeria Far From Eliminating Malaria

Nigeria is yet to be listed among African countries who have made significant progress in eliminating malaria, a statement by the World Health Organisations (WHO) says. WHO Regional Director of Africa,  Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in her message to commemorate the “World Malaria Day 2018” in Abuja on Wednesday, said 14 countries with the world’s biggest malaria problem were in Sub-Saharan Africa. Moeti said these countries still accounted for 80 per cent of the global burden of malaria with 194 million new cases and 410,000 deaths recorded in 2016 alone. She…

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OGUN FROWNS AT INDUSTRIES OVER ENVIRONMENTAL INFRACTIONS

Ogun State says its zero tolerance for environmental infractions has prompted the ongoing inspection of industries operating in the State  to ascertain their level of compliance, warning those disregarding the State environmental law specially in  Sango and its environs not to risk being seal off. Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye who made this known during an enforcement tour of inspection to industries in Ado/Odo Ota Local Government Area at the State, said one of the factories located in the area had long been endangering lives of residents in the community for…

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