• Governor Fayose meets cattle owners over new grazing law

    Governor Fayose meets cattle owners over new grazing law

    Members of the umbrella body of cattle owners, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), will now be part of the patrol teams to enforce the new law to regulate grazing in Ekiti State.

    Governor Ayodele Fayose gave the directive on Tuesday at a meeting with the leadership of MACBAN where both parties ironed out ‘grey’ areas in the enforcement of the Prohibition of Cattle and Other Ruminants Grazing Act 2016.

    MACBAN leaders had requested to be part of the patrol […]

  • Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government on Thuresday issued fresh warning to owners of illegal structures and abandoned buildings in Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, directing them to repossess their properties or face imprisonment.

    Also, the state government insisted on its decision to enforce the original masterplan of Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, lamenting that illegal occupants and street traders “are committing crimes under the cover of darkness.”

    The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, disclosed the […]

  • Ekiti compensates owners of structures demolished for flyover construction

    Ekiti compensates owners of structures demolished for flyover construction

    It was gathered that the Ekiti State Government on Thursday paid compensation to owners of properties affected by the ongoing construction of the flyover project in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

    Governor Ayodele Fayose while handing over the cheques to some of the beneficiaries urged the people of the state to bear with government any inconveniences the construction of the fly over might inflict on them.

    He added that his administration remains resolute to turn Ado Ekiti into a modern city and […]

  • Lagos state government says owners of demolished structures in Ikoyi were duly served contravention notices

    Lagos state government says owners of demolished structures in Ikoyi were duly served contravention notices

    The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures.

    In a statement issued by the Commissioner, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the Government said it had noted with dismay, the flagrant disobedience of Building Regulations, and has therefore resolved to ensure removal of all […]

  • Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    Governor Aregbesola compensates owners of farms and houses affected by road construction

    More than 450 people whose farms were affected by road construction in Osun State were on Monday given monetary compensations by the state government to cushion the effects.

    Three other people, who houses were affected by road construction in the rural areas, also collected key to a newly built house.

    Handing over the monetary compensation and keys to the beneficiaries, Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said the compensations were in fulfillment of government’s promise that people will not be burdened by developments on-going […]

  • Politicians’ documents disappear at CAC as EFCC storms commission office to verify companies owners

    Politicians’ documents disappear at CAC as EFCC storms commission office to verify companies owners

    Operatives of the Eco­nomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last week stormed the corporate headquarters of the Corpo­rate Affairs Commission (CAC) in search of docu­ments relating to compa­nies owned by high profile politicians being tried for corrupt practices.

    The missing files, accord­ing to a source, were those placed on caveat on the request of security agen­cies and kept in the office of the Registrar, Mr. Bello Mahmud, for strict protec­tion from public access.

    Some of the files were said to contain details […]