Articles Posted in the " Lagos assembly " Category

  • Again, Lagos Assembly calls for state police

    Eromosele Ebhomele The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday renewed its call for state police in the country. The House said it was hopeful that the Federal Government, being headed by a President who emerged from the All Progressives Congress, APC, would urgently look into this demand and give necessary approval. The demand came […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos Assembly orders closure of Gbagada hospital blood bank

    Eromosele Ebhomele The Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered the closure of the blood bank section of the Gbagada General Hospital. The directive came through the House Committee on Health Services following what the committee said was part of its vow to bring effective medical service delivery to residents of the state. The committee, […] Post from PM News

  • Migrants worldwide hits 244 million – UN

    The UN says the number of international migrants worldwide reached 244 million in 2015, representing an increase of 71 million, compared to 2000. The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, who launched a report on the 2015 revision of the International Migrants Stock on Tuesday in New York, said that in many parts of the world, […] Post from PM News

  • Boko Haram: UN allocates $31m to Nigeria, others for humanitarian work

    The UN Officer for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mr Stephen O’Brien, has allocated 31 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support humanitarian partners in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region. This was contained in a statement issued by Mr Jens Laerke, from OCHA, in New York on Tuesday. […] Post from PM News

  • Fire razes public school in Edo‎

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Sections of Ogbe Secondary School, a public secondary school in Benin City, Edo state, have been razed by an early morning fire. The fire, which reportedly occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning, destroyed the administrative building of the junior secondary school arm and another block of three classrooms and the administrative […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos Assembly probes maternal deaths in hospitals

    Eromosele Ebhomele Lagos State House of Assembly has put machinery in motion towards investigating alleged unabated maternal mortality rate in the state, especially as caused by personnel negligence and other factors beyond medical reasons. Chairman of the Assembly’s Committee on Health Services, Olusegun Olulade, who made the disclosure at the weekend, said that the committee […] Post from PM News

  • Implement N18,000 minimum wage, LG workers tell Borno Govt

    The Borno chapter of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Sunday renewed its call on the state government to implement the N18, 000 minimum wage to all Local Government workers in the state. Malam Nuhu Saidu, the Borno NULGE acting Secretary, said this in a communique issued at the end of the […] Post from PM News

  • My reign is dedicated to Yoruba development, says Ooni

    Eromosele Ebhomele The Ooni of Ile-Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has restated that his reign will be dedicated to cultural renaissance and development of Yorubaland. He gave the assurance when a delegation of the pan-Yoruba sociopolitical group, Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, paid him a courtesy visit over the weekend. A press statement […] Post from PM News