The police authorities in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, have commenced the beautification of its premises geared towards providing a healthy environment for its personnel and residents alike.
The women’s commission of Trade Union Congress (TUC) is seeking the enactment of stiffer laws by the Lagos State House of Assembly, to punish rapists in the society.
Three suspected illegal miners have been arrested in massive raids on gold mining sites across Osun State.
Victoria Island, a Lagos highbrow area and perhaps the heart of commerce in Nigeria’s most populous state, had always been in the news for many reasons. Aside playing host to multi-billion naira head offices of banks, insurance and oil firms, as well as multi-national companies, the island had been the longing of many top executives and the Nigeria’s upper class who desire to live close not only to nature but their businesses and thus avoid the stress of driving in long traffic from the mainland to their offices on the island.
Edo State House of Assembly has given Frank Egberamen Obasogie, the acting general manager of Edo State Urban Water Board, two weeks to effect repairs on the damaged pump installation in Agenebode in Etsako East local government area.
An inter-ministerial committee has been constituted by the Oyo State government to fast-track the payment of compensation for the real owners of structures demolished within the right-of-way on some roads across towns in the state.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has unveiled priority areas to boost child survival in 2013 saying it would focus on quality education, strengthening immunisation, water and sanitation, prevention of Mother to Child transmission of HIV/AIDS as well as the protection of the rights of children.
Unless urgent medical treatments and advice are adhered to, more than 70 percent of Nigerians were at the risk of developing visual impairment resulting from glaucoma disease, says Christiana Ubaka, an optometrist, while speaking at a recent seminar.
The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) needs about N15 billion to provide infrastructure at its permanent site in Abuja, Reuben Okeke, the director-general, has said.
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