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The Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has expressed the readiness of his administration to take pro-active measures in preventing flooding and other disasters in the state. The governor made the remarks while speaking at the inauguration of the mid-term review of the World Bank-sponsored Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project. Makinde, according to a […]

The total amount of power on Nigeria’s grid collapsed from a peak of 4,735.8 megawatts on Friday to as low as 145MW on Saturday but the Transmission Company of Nigeria said it had been restored. Industry data obtained in Abuja on Sunday showed that the grid actually collapsed twice on November 8 and November 9, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to shun “violent extremism” by following the peaceful example of Prophet Muhammad. He cited the killing of innocent people, kidnapping of female students and forcing young women into forced marriages as some of the extremist behaviour that the Muslim Ummah must end. The President’s call was contained in his […]

In spite of the pain and misery, which many Nigerians have to endure when travelling on some of the major highways in the country, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, recently shocked the nation by making a declaration that showed just how much he underestimated the situation on the roads. “The roads […]

There are strong indications that in the months ahead, state governments will face hard times with rising wage bills and dwindling revenues. It was gathered that in the last four months, states’ allocations from the Federation Account had been on the decline. It was further learnt that efforts by state governments to shore up their […]

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