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LAGOS HITS N34BN MONTHLY IGR, TARGETS N50BN BY 2019

…Receives N327m From 13% Oil Derivation   The Lagos State on Monday said that it has so far achieved an average monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N34bn in 2018 compared to monthly averages of the last three years.   Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade who disclosed this at the ongoing annual Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration held at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, attributed the gradual improvement to the impact of the ongoing reforms and growth in the State’s…

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Kwara Cultists: Suspects Didn’t  Implicate Anybody in Statement-Prosecutor

The attention of the Kwara State Ministry of Justice has been drawn to a story published by an online medium that the suspected cultists arrested and interrogated by the Police in Ilorin and recommended for trial by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) but suddenly transferred to Police Headquarters, Abuja, had in their statement indicted some top personalities. In a statement Director of Public Prosecution, Mr. Jimoh Mumini said: “We want to state categorically that there is no iota of truth in the said story. Our belief that the said…

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APC: Saraki, Lai Mohammed Factions Hold Parallel Congress In Kwara

Factions belonging to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed held two parallel state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took place in Ilorin on Saturday.   While the faction loyal to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, held its congress at the Banquet Hall opposite the Government House, another congress by a faction loyal to the  Minister of  Information and Culture, Alhaji  Lai Mohammed,  took place at Arca Santa Event Hall.   Gov.  Abdulfatah Ahmed, APC National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji…

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Court Restraints Ikoyi Registry From Conducting Marriages

A Lagos High Court has issued a restraining order on the Federal Registry in Ikoyi from conducting marriages, saying it is unconstitutional for the federal government to be usurping the power and duties of State and Local Governments. Delivering judgment in Suit No: FHC/L/CS/1760/16, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of the Lagos High Court, according to a release published on the Lagos State Government website, reaffirmed that all Marriage Registries in the Local Government and Local Council Development Areas of Lagos State are the authentic and legally-binding government divisions established to…

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OGUN TRAINS WORKERS ON LEADERSHIP FOR SERVICE DELIVERY

The‎ Ogun State Civil Service Commission says its second edition of the year 2018 quarterly in-house training programme, with the theme “Leadership for Effective Service Delivery”, was targeted at the role and what makes the civil servants in the state more effective in their work places. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Surajudeen Olusesi made this known at training organised for the civil servants in the state, adding that the training programme was part of measures to promote effective leadership skills at all levels among the State civil servants, which…

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Police Nab 50 Cultists, 15 Robbery Gangs in Bayelsa

Police have arrested 50 cultists and 15 members of various robbery gang terrorising Bayelsa State. The state Commissioner of Police, Don N. Awunah, in a statement said: “You will recall that upon assumption of duty few months ago, and after a deliberate cursory analysis of the prevalent crimes in the State, we introduced Operation Safer Bayelsa (OSB).   Operation Safer Bayelsa (OSB) as a comprehensive crime reduction strategy was designed as a frontal attack on crime and criminal elements in the State through intelligence driven policing, proactive policing and coordinated…

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Enugu Gov, Ugwuanyi, Grants 340 Indigent Students Scholarship

……to State’s Polytechnic, Iwollo …inaugurates School of Engineering Complex In line with the government’s policy in education and the need to discover and assist intellectuals in the rural areas, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday granted scholarship to 340 indigent students of the Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state.   Governor Ugwuanyi explained that 20 indigent students in each of the 17 L.G.As will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will cover their tuition fees for four years of study at a total…

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Fayose: Buhari Has Destroyed National Assembly, Judiciary 

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has lamented the destruction of the Legislative and Judicial arms of government by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, raising the alarm that “democracy in Nigeria is under serious threat, with the constitution appearing to have been suspended.”   The governor said; “The once respected National Assembly and Judiciary have been so badly blackmailed such that for the first time in the history of Nigeria, functionaries of the executive arm of government now hold the two arms of government with contempt, treating them as…

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AMBODE SEEKS WORLD BANK’S PARTNERSHIP TO FUND TRANSPORT

   ……….., ENERGY, WATER SECTORS …Says Support For Lagos‘ll Positively Rub Off On Nigeria’s Economy    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday called on the World Bank to seriously consider partnership with the State Government in funding key projects in transport, energy and water sectors, saying such collaboration would positively impact the economy of not just the State but the country at large.   Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja during a courtesy visit by Executive Directors of the Bank led by Mr Patrizio Pagano, Governor Ambode…

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LAGOS TARGETS LARGEST RICE MILL IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA BY 2019

  …Revs Up New Mile 12 Market, Agbowa Timberville Sawmill, Others   Lagos State has said all hands are on deck to complete the largest rice mill in Sub-Saharan Africa currently ongoing in Imota Local Council Development Area of the State within the first quarter of 2019.   Apart from ensuring availability of rice in the market, the mill which is of 32 metric tons per hour production capacity, is projected to facilitate the creation of over 200,000 jobs across the agricultural value chain, while it will also bring about…

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