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President Bola Tinubu has arrived in Ondo State for a condolence visit to the family of the late governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, in his Owo country h He arrived at Akure Airport at 11:35 am in a Nigerian Air Force jet. A presidential parade was put in place at the terminal of the airport to welcome […]

Tragedy struck at the Odu-Igbo Market, Ochanja, in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, on Monday, as no fewer than six people were confirmed dead when a two-storey building collapsed at the market. theygathered that the building, still under construction, which was meant to serve as a market upon completion, collapsed at about 6:41pm […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress and other related unions are preparing for the planned protests it declared over the high cost of living, inflation, insecurity and hardship in the country. Our correspondents who arrived at the Labour House headquarters in Abuja at 7:12 a.m. noticed different union workers and other aggrieved Nigerians trooping into the Labour […]

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, said his administration would be reducing public servants working days as part of plans to cushion the cost of living crisis in the country. “We want to start with our public servants, immediately from next week, Civil servants from the lower level will be working like three […]

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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, said his administration would be reducing public servants working days as part of plans to cushion the cost of living crisis in the country. “We want to start with our public servants, immediately from next week, Civil servants from the lower level will be working like three times a week and level 15-17 can work four times in a week,” Sanwo-Olu said during the ongoing media parley on economic hardship. On the rising cost of food, he added that his administration would open more markets where Lagosians can buy food items at discounted rates. “We will open Sunday Markets in at least 42 identified markets across Lagos State. You will be able to buy food items at a discounted price. You will only be able to buy items worth up to N25,000,” the governor said.OUNGE: Man Asks For Divorce To Marry Office – Lover The governor said his administration was also constructing four food hubs to ensure food distribution in tackling rising food prices. “Coupled with the one at Idi-Oro in Mushin, four more food hubs are under construction and 7 other locations in other local governments have also been identified for more food hubs to be developed,” Sanwo-Olu said. He added that the 25% reduction on transport services will start this weekend for the State Public Transport system (BRT, Train, Ferry). The governor said his administration was also constructing four food hubs to ensure food distribution in tackling rising food prices. “Coupled with the one at Idi-Oro in Mushin, four more food hubs are under construction and 7 other locations in other local governments have also been identified for more food hubs to be developed,” Sanwo-Olu said. He added that the 25% reduction on transport Services Will Start This Weekend For The State Public Transport System (BRT, Train, Ferry).

February 23, 2024

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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, said his administration would be reducing public servants working days as part of plans to cushion the cost of living crisis in the country. “We want to start with our public servants, immediately from next week, Civil servants from the lower level will be working like three […]

President Bola Tinubu said on Monday that a few people stole Nigeria’s commonwealth under the guise of subsidy. Tinubu, however, lamented that Nigerians are suffering the pains of the loot. Speaking at the second-term inauguration of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State in Owerri, the President said he is well-attuned to the concerns of citizens, […]

The Trade Union Congress has backed out of the planned two-day nationwide protest declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress over the high cost of living, inflation, insecurity, and hardship in the country. The Vice-President of the TUC, Tommy Etim, told The PUNCH on Wednesday that the decision to protest on February 27 and 28 as […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate upgrade of 16 health institutions across all six geo-political zones in the country. The president directed that the infrastructure and equipment of the institutions should be immediately upgraded. The institutions include the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere and the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria. Among them are six […]

Cement Manufacturers have agreed to sell a 50kg bag of cement at a retail price between N7,000 and N8,000, depending on location nationwide. The cement manufacturers, however, asked the government to address the challenges of gas shortage, import duty, smuggling and road network. The Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, disclosed this after a meeting with […]

Tension has gripped the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku following gunmen attack on the student hostels in the institution that reportedly left one dead, and others injured. PUNCH Metro gathered that the management of the school subsequently announced a shutdown of academic activities for one week to enable them put in place security measures to guard against […]


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