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Today's Headlines: Abdulrazaq Swear In Three Commissioners, Lagos Drops Charges Against Tajudeen

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Gov Abdulrazaq swear in three more commissioners

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, swore in three new commissioners.

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Speaking at the ceremony, the governor said the administration has achieved a lot in the area of fixing basic infrastructure and bringing governance closer to the people.

He, however, explained that the government still has a lot of grounds to cover.

“We have delivered quite much, particularly in basic amenities and social infrastructure that were hitherto lacking.

“But we still have huge grounds to cover. So, it is no time for full blown politics. We must keep our eyes on the ball, which is service to the people of Kwara State who have entrusted us with their mandate,” the Governor told three new commissioners after their inauguration Wednesday evening.

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The commissioners are Hajia Saadatu Modibbo Kawu (Education and Human Capital Development); Mrs Bosede Olaitan (Communications); and Sabbah Yisa Gideon (Agriculture and Rural Development).

BREAKING: Lagos drops charges against Yoruba nation protester Tajudeen Bakare

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Lagos State Government has dropped the charges against detained Yoruba Nation Protester, Tajudeen Bakare (Oba Ogboni)

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NAFDAC vows intensive campaign against substandard products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it would begin an intensive campaign against substandard products in the country.

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The exercise, NAFDAC said, became necessary in view of the highly unregulated products which posed inherent danger to the health of consumers.

NAFDAC’s Director-General, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known at a press briefing on the occasion of flagoff of the planned action on Wednesday in Abuja.

She insisted that substandard products were prevalent in all the states of the federation, adding that the menace had reached an alarming stage that needed the agency’s prompt action.

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Adeyeye disclosed that the campaigns will be organised in phases as the agency intends to cover all 36 states of the federation with the available resources. She added that the first phase will be held in selected states from August to September, 2021.

FEC approves $11.17bn rail project to link all coastal cities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $11.17 billion to link all Nigeria’s coastal cities by rail in six years.

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, briefed State House correspondents after the virtual FEC meeting presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mr Mohammed said the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, presented two memos which had to do with federal government’s commitment to expanding and consolidating on the rail project.

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