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Radio Report: Transparency, accountability in oil sector

Ibe Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, says the expectation of President Mohammadu Buhari to entrench transparent and accountability in the country’s oil and gas industry has been achieved. Dr. Kachikwu  made the submission at the National Credit Managers Conference in Lagos which was organised by the Institute of Credit Administration. Correspondent, Innocent Onoh, was there and now ...

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Radio Report: Group seeks compensation for casual worker

Professor Maurice Fangnon

A non-governmental organisation, Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and Democracy in Africa,  is planning to sue the Federal Government over the case of a 28-year-old-man who lost his right hand while working for an Indian firm in Lagos and was reportedly denied compensation because he was a casual worker. Speaking through its secretary, Professor Maurice Fangnon, the NGO blamed ...

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Radio Report: How Lagos can address flood-induced epidemics

Flood-in-Lagos

Lagos residents want government in the state to put mechanism in place for checking and managing flood-induced epidemics, as the rain gets to its peak. Their submission was captured in this report by correspondent Innocent Onoh on the flood update in Lagos. His report:

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Radio Report: Lagos takles wastewater epidemic

Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Government is seeking the partnership of relevant international organisations and other bodies to control the spread of cholera, diarrhoea and other diseases, through the provision of modern facilities for treating large volumes of waste water generated in the state. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who made this known at a recent summit, blamed frequent disease epidemics in the state ...

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Radio Report: Torrential rain ‘anoints’ Lagos LG election

Lagos flood

The torrential rainfall which started around 5am in most parts of Lagos State did not only take a roll on the local government election in the state, but also has raised panic among residents over looming devastating floods. Correspondent Innocent Onoh reports.  

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Radio Report: Lagosians adopt flood precaution measures

Parents and guardians in Lagos are taking measures to protect their children and wards from likely consequences of looming flood as the rains resume in full force, barely a week after parts of the state suffered severe flood attacks. They said this became imperative now that the children are home for the long vacation. The resumption of the rains has ...

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Radio Report: Lagos marks 10th tree planting campaign

tree planting in lagos

School children stole the show on Friday, July 14, 2017 during the annual tree planting campaign of Lagos State Government held at the premises of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Ikoyi, Lagos. During the celebration, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode planted trees around the Broadcasting House, in recognition of the premium the country’s pioneer radio network pays to tree ...

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Radio Report: Tourism as panacea to accelerated development

Ndubuisi Nwokoma

Governments in the country have been urged to promote their tourism sector in order to accelerate youth employment, increase revenue from agriculture, and enrich rural farmers, among other benefits. A professor of Economics, Ndubuisi Nwokoma, gave the recommendation in Lagos while presenting the Africa’s Economic Development Report for 2017, by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD. Correspondent ...

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Radio Report: Anxiety as flood overruns Lagos

lagos flood

After nearly one week of continuous rainfall in Lagos, and going by predictions that the rains may continue for another two weeks, there has been panic among Lagos residents that a widespread flood disaster May be imminent in the state. The signs are already obvious in places like Victoria Island and Lekki, among others. Correspondent Innocent Onoh went to town ...

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Radio Report: Experiencing the Apapa gridlock in Lagos

Apapa gridlock

Gridlock, caused by the invasion by petrol tankers and trucks of the Apapa Road and other link roads, which are in a state of disrepair, paralysed movement in Lagos on Friday, June 16, 2017 with commuters spending long, productive hours in an unusual traffic snarl, which forced others to resort to trekking unhealthy distances to get to their duty posts. ...

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