Monarch appeals to Sanwo-Olu on social amenities

The traditional head of Ogombo Community in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State, Chief Abiodun Ogunbo, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to provide social amenities for his community which will also help attract investment and development to the area.

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Babalola Shabi remains Baale of Kirirkiri Town — Oba Adegboye

Residents of Imoore and Kirikiri Communities at the Oriade Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, have hailed moves by the Alahun of Imoore and Apapa, Oba Taofeeq Adegboyega, to restore sanity in the Kirikiri Community by asking the Lagos State High Court, to address the confusion caused by the Lagos State Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, insisting that Cheif Babalola Shabi, remains the Baale of Kirikiri Town.

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Economic hardship may lead to water scarcity, health issues — Borehole drillers

The Association of Water Well Drilling Rig Owners & Practitioners (AWDROP) otherwise known as the Nigerian Borehole Drillers Association has alerted the government of water scarcity and possible health dangers occasioned by current economic hardship in the country.

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Zimbabwe expecting tobacco boom in 2021

Zimbabwe’s tobacco output is expected to grow by around nine percent to 200,000 tonnes this year, the industry regulator said Wednesday, providing a major source of foreign currency for the country’s embattled economy. As the selling season got under way, Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board said output was forecast to rise from 184,000 tonnes
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Okowa inaugurates project committee for 3 new universities

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday inaugurated Project Management Committee members for the three newly established universities in the state. Okowa, who performed the function in Government House, Asaba, said that the creation of three new universities in the state was to broaden the citizens’ access to university education. The Committee has Commissioner for
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Ivory Coast president says Gbagbo ‘free to return’ after ICC acquittal

Ivory Coast’s President, Alassane Ouattara, on Wednesday declared that his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo was welcome to return home after being finally acquitted of crimes against humanity during a civil war that pitted them against each other a decade ago. Ouattara said Gbagbo and his former right-hand man Charles Ble Goude were “free to return to
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US President, Joe Biden, to announce anti-gun violence measures

United States President, Joe Biden, will unveil measures on Thursday aimed at controling rampant gun violence in the country, White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki said. The administration has not given details of what Biden will announce, but Politico reported earlier that he will issue executive actions to restrict certain types of gun sales. In
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Owerri jail invasion: NCoS recapture 48 fleeing inmates

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has recaptured 48 fleeing inmates of the Owerri Custodial Centre. The recaptured inmates escaped from the facility on Monday, when gunmen invaded it, releasing about 1,844 inmates. The NCoS Spokesman, Mr Francis Enobore, disclosed this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday
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Osinbajo to Ag-IGP: Restore public trust, confidence in police force

Says It’s time to improve police welfare The police force must work hard to regain the trust and confidence of the public by stamping out the excesses, abuses, and culture of impunity exhibited by some elements within the police according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof Osinbajo stated this on Wednesday at the decoration
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