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No nation can prosper in degraded environment-Adejare

Babatunde Adejare, Commissioner for the Environment

Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare has emphasised the importance of the environment, saying no nation can prosper in a distressed and degraded environment. He stated this during the launch of Ikeja Clean-up Exercise and purpose-built tricycles for waste disposal by Ikeja Local Government, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Thursday in furtherance of […]

94,000 pregnant women HIV positive in Zamfara – USAID


No fewer than 94,141 pregnant women are said to be HIV/AIDS positive in Zamfara. A United States Agency for International Aids (USAID) funded programme disclosed this through Management Services for Health Organisation the USAID Prevention and Organisational Systems-AIDS Care and Treatment (PRO-ACT). The team leader of the organisation, Mr Aminu Sarki, spoke at the end […]

Hidden reasons Ambode sacked commissioners

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Details have emerged why Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State sacked three of his commissioners on Wednesday. Ambode had on Wednesday sacked the Commissioners for Tourism, Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance- Dr Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr Ekundayo Mobereola. PM News investigations revealed that Ambode showed the commissioners the way out of his government for various […]

Behold! Ewuare II, 40th Oba of Benin


The ancient city of Benin City, capital of Edo state took the centre stage on Thursday, when the high and mighty in the Nigeria, converged in the city for a double celebration, namely, the birthday and the coronation of the 40th Oba of Benin, Ewuare II. Leading dignitaries at the event was Nigeria’s Vice President, […]

Breaking: Nigeria Customs Service sacks 29 senior officers

Nigeria Customs officers

Nigeria Customs officers[/caption} The Nigeria Customs Service has sacked 29 senior officers over various acts of gross misconduct. The dismissed officers are among forty-four (44) senior officers who were punished for actions capable of compromising national economy and security, says Custom’s spokesperson, Wale Adeniyi in a statement. “Ten (10) other officers were retired from Service, […]

3 arraigned for fraud, impersonation


The police on Thursday arraigned three men on a six-count charge bordering on impersonation and advanced fee fraud popularly called 419. Stanley Onwuka, Henry Ushi and Moshood Stephen allegedly impersonated Donald Onwuma, a Police Public Relations Officer attached to the peacekeeping unit and duped unsuspecting civilians and policemen. They allegedly collected various sums of money […]

Plane crashes imminent – Senate warns

Senator Bukola Saraki, Senate President

The Senate on Thursday warned of imminent plane crashes in the country if the aviation industry was not fixed immediately. The alert followed a motion tagged “Disturbing Development in the Nigerian Aviation Industry” by Sen. Dino Melaye. Contributing to the motion, the Minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, said that the fear of plane crashes was […]

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