Ogun Tackles Maternal Mortality, Distribute Tricycle Ambulances To LGs

As part of efforts to improve the health indices of citizens as well as put an end to maternal deaths and other health emergencies, the Ogun Government has distributed 22 Tricycle to Primary Health Centres across the State. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker at the distribution ceremony held at the Obas Complex, Oke Mosan,…

When Passion Overshadows Knowledge: The Amaechi Example

By Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe With the successes recorded so far in the Transportation sector, particularly in the Railway Revolution, would Amaechi have done better as Defense Minister with the level of insecurity facing the Government he fought so hard to bring about? Keep your argument over his qualification as a professional security expert, because he…

Dangote Grooms Nigerian Engineers to Manage Refinery Complex on Completion

The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery is preparing young Nigerian graduates to take over the management of its 650,000 barrels per day single train refinery when it becomes operational in 2022. Already, the company has trained several Nigerian engineers in some of the world’s biggest refineries in India and other parts of the world to…

Lagos Extends Work-From-Home Directive By Four Weeks

The Lagos State Government has further extended the work-from-home directive to civil servants on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below. This directive, according to a statement issued by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola is in a bid to further stem the spread of COVID-19 within the Public Service and other stakeholders. The Head…

Buhari Warns Governors To Stop Rewarding Bandits With Vehicles, Cash

The President has asked to state governments “to review their policy of rewarding bandits with money and vehicles, warning that the policy might boomerang disastrously.” President Buhari gave this warning on Friday via his Twitter handle in reaction to the recent abduction of 317 schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara. The president also…

Zamfara Confirms Abduction Of Over 300 Schoolgirls In Jangebe

The Zamfara State government has confirmed the abduction of 300 school girls at Government Girls Secondary school in Jangebe, in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Friday. This comes barely some days after gunmen kidnap boys from Kangara School for Niger state on February 17, 2021. Those abducted in…

Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines

Ivory Coast becomes the second country to benefit from the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility, a program meant to ensure fairer distribution amid a global scramble for the vaccine against the pandemic. The country on Friday at the commercial capital Abidjan received a shipment of 504,000 COVID-19 doses. By the end of this year, COVAX plans to…

Dangote Commits to Protecting Shoreline, Fishing Activities in Lekki Communities

The Management of Dangote Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals on Thursday, reiterated its commitment to protecting the shorelines and fishing activities in Lekki coastal environment, thereby allaying the fears of fishermen and other residents in the area. The company said its Dangote Jetty has been constructed with Sandbar Breakwater technology, which is a unique concept that…

Apapa Gridlock: Lagos, Others Reach Resolution On New E-Call Up System For Trucks Operations

In continuation of efforts to finding a solution to the maritime sector activities that have plagued Apapa and its environs with daily traffic gridlock, the Lagos State Government, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), and Truck Transit Park (TTP) have reached a resolution on the strategy to be adopted for the new e-call…