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Lawal Sherifat

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Hosting 2020 National Sports Festival, proof of FG’s endorsement of Obaseki —President’s aide

Former Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, and current Senior Technical Assistant on Print Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Louis Odion, has said that Edo State’s hosting of the 2020 National Sports Festival is a massive endorsement by the Federal Government of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration. Odion said this while addressing journalists
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Osinbajo receives 2019 compliance report of ease of doing business reforms

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received the 2019 Compliance Report of the Presidential Executive Order 001 on the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman, in a statement, said the vice president expressed optimism that the reforms would bring dramatic changes to the
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WHO advocates domestic funding by African states in fight against malaria

World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on member states across West and Central Africa to enhance domestic financing in the fight against malaria. Dr. Clement Lagula-Peter, Officer-in-Charge of WHO Nigeria, made the call during the re-launch of Malaria Futures for Africa (MalaFA), organised by RMB Partnership to end malaria, on Tuesday in Abuja. Lagula-Peter said
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175 people apprehended for violation of environmental laws in Ekiti —Commissioner

The Ekiti Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Gbenga Agbeyo, said that 175 people were arrested and prosecuted for allegedly violating environmental laws in the state between January and September 2019. Briefing journalists on activities of his ministry on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti, Agbeyo said that the offences included indiscriminate dumping of refuse, open defecation,
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Sokoto Govt. to establish 2 additional schools for persons with specials needs

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday announced plans to establish two additional schools to cater for people with special needs. Alhaji Umar Ahmad, Director, Basic and Secondary Education Department, Ministry of Education, stated this in Sokoto at a two-day stakeholder forum on progressive taxation. The event titled “Breaking Barriers, Tax Justice and Gender Responsive Public
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NASS will support EFCC ICPC in fight against corruption —Lawan

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday that the National Assembly would provide the necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption. Lawan said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) are the leading government agencies in anti-corruption. He said the 
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