In order to ensure water transportation and implementation of general safety and security on its waterways, the Lagos State Government has completed dredging and channelization of Ijegun-Egba and Ebute-Ojo axis.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commended former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s call for national unity against terrorism in the country.

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday congratulated the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for winning the Rockefeller Foundation’s Leadership Award.

A member of a group of armed men arrested by the Nigerian Joint Task
Force on counter-terrorism mission in Wukari, Taraba State, has confessed to being a member of a terrorist group.

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has stated that the reported killing of 25 persons in Ndo-Yaku village in Wukari local government area of Taraba State on Tuesday was regrettable even as it expressed shock at the spate of violence in southern part of the state.

The police on Wednesday arraigned an applicant, Wilson Igbo, 38, in a Senior Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, for absconding with N138,000 belonging to a businessman.

A 62-year-old man, Tajudeen Fasasi, on Wednesday appeared before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly aiding the escape of his son, Gafar Fasasi.

The second Nigerian female Professor of Mass Communication, Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha, has been appointed the Anambra State Commissioner for Education, by Governor Willie Obiano.

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it was expecting a police report before commencing legal action against perpetrators of the assault on two women in Ejigbo area of the state.