Conference of Speakers seek immediate investigation into Kogi assembly fire

The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria (CoSAP) have called for immediate probe into the fire that gutted the Kogi Assembly Complex in Lokoja. This is contained in a statement issued by the media aide to Mr Abubakar Sulaiman, Chairman of the CoSAP, Mr Abdul Bura in Bauchi.…

U.S. awards $3m grant to 3 Nigerian private hospitals

The Director, USTDA, Enoh  Ebong, signs agreement with the hospitals’ CEOs for the disbursement of the grants at the U.S Embassy, Abuja, on Monday.   The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded three million dollars grant to…

Hypo toilet cleaner inaugurates another set of 36 toilet units across three schools

Barely three months after a set of twenty-four units of toilet facilities were commissioned across three schools by Hypo Toilet Cleaner in partnership with National Youth Service Corp, another fresh set of thirty-six rescued toilets have been newly inaugurated in…

FG seeks private sector involvement in handwashing practice

The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, on Monday called on the private sector and other stakeholders to do more to encourage handwashing practice in all public places in the country. He made this call at an event to…

Africa adopts ‘Pact for the Future of Humanity’ at Daejon

The 7th World Summit of Leaders and Officials of Cities and Regional governments organized by the United Cities and Local Governments in Daejeon, South Korea, on October 10th  to 14th 2022, gathered over 3,000 cities and regional governments and their partners…

PHYSICAL PLANNING APPEALS COMMITTEE PRESENTS PROGRESS REPORT

The Lagos State Physical Planning and Building Control Appeals Committee has presented the progress report of its activities in the last three years to the State Government. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Engr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, who received…

NEMA tasks aircraft, ship owners on safety

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged all aircraft and ship owners to apply full safety measures in their operations. The agency made the appeal at a one-day awareness and sensitisation workshop aimed at reiterating the importance of continuous…

Good practice in construction ‘ll curtail building collapse – NIOB

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) says good practice in construction will curtail the menace of building collapse in the country.   A former president of the institute, Mr Kenneth Nduka, said this at on Sunday in Abuja, at the…

NHCR calls for urgent action on food insecurity

Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent efforts to address food insecurity in Nigeria. Ojukwu made the call in a statement to commemorate the 2022 World Food Day (WFD) which is…

FIRE INCIDENT: LASG TO CONDUCT INTEGRITY TEST ON AFFECTED STRUCTURE

The Lagos State Government has directed that two floors marked from a building razed by fire recently at 39/45 Martins Street, Balogun, should be removed immediately by the developer, while an integrity test is carried out on the entire structure…

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