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Rename Sites, Monuments Bearing Names Of Colonial Masters, Lawmakers Tell Sanwo-Olu

LAGOS – The Lagos State House of Assem­bly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-Gener­al and Commissioner for Justice to look at the listed sites (Prevention) Law, 2015 with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonial superiority. This …

Buhari Appoints Adesugba as the New MD Of NEPZA

ABUJA – President Muhamma­du Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, as the new Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Pro­cessing Zones Authority (NEPZA). A statement on Tuesday by Julius Toba-Jegede, Spe­cial Assistant on Media to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adebayo, hailed the appointment of Adesugba. The minister …



Agbonifo-Fasakin Succeeds Oriazowan As Ikeja Metro Lions Club President

LAGOS – Mr. John Oriazowan has handed the leadership of Ikeja Metro Lions Club to Mrs. Evelyn Agbonifo-Fa­sakin after piloting the af­fairs of the club in the last one year. Speaking at the handing over ceremony on Sunday, Oriawzowan thanked mem­bers for giving him the op­portunity to serve, adding that the cooperation given to him …

Okpambor’s Demise Is Great Loss To Ika Nation — Okowa

UGHELLI – Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has expressed deep sadness on the passing of his Executive Assistant on Community Develop­ment and Youth Matters, Mr. Christian Okpambor. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Oli­sa Ifeajika, on Tuesday in Asaba, said the governor described the demise of Okpambor as “a great loss to Ika …

COVID-19: NEPZA Explores New Opportunities To Attract FDIs Into Free Trade Zones

ABUJA – Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has announced that it is exploring new opportuni­ties presented by COVID-19 pandemic to attract For­eign Direct Investments (FDIs) into the nation’s Free Trade Zones. Bitrus Dawuk, the acting Managing Director of NEP­ZA, said COVID-19 has pre­sented both challenges and opportunities for free zones worldwide, adding that the …

Jigawa Directs Workers From Level 12, Above To Resume Work

Jigawa State government has directed workers from Grade Level 12 and above to resume work as from Mon­day, July 6. Governor Muhammad Badaru, who gave the di­rective at a news confer­ence in Dutse on Tuesday, declared that the state has not recorded new cases of COVID-19 in the last 15 days. Recall that the state …

Delta Speaker Extols Late Avwomakpa’s Virtues

UGHELLI – Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, on Tuesday ex­tolled the virtues of the late Victoria Avwomakpa, wife of Archbishop God-dowell Avwomakpa, describing her as a great woman of faith. Speaking when he paid Archbishop Avwomakpa a condolence visit in his house at Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta …



Edo Ex-Guber Aspirant, Ihama, Predicts Obaseki’s Win In Sept Polls

JOS – Omeregie Ogbeide Ihama, a former contender for the Edo governorship ticket on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, has congrat­ulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for emerging the candidate of the party for the September governorship elec­tion in Edo State. Ihama, in a statement is­sued to newsmen days after the peaceful governorship pri­maries titled: ‘’Appreciation’’ …

Edo COVID-19 Frontline Workers To Get Outstanding Allowance, As Govt Concludes Payroll Vetting

The Edo State Gov­ernment has said the frontline work­ers temporarily engaged in screening and testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state would be paid their out­standing allowance upon the conclusion of the vet­ting of their payroll. Special Adviser to the Gov­ernor on Media and Commu­nication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, said the taskforce …

Nigerian Welders, Fitters, Appeal To President Buhari For Employment

WARRI – Joseph lnone Awala, Nation­al President of the Nigerian Welders and Fitters Union (NIWELFU), has appealed to President Muhammadu Bu­hari to use his good offices to direct companies operating in Nigeria over what they termed their unpatriotic and unpopular decision to bring in foreign welders and fitters from China, Thailand, India, Egypt, Singapore, among …

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