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As excellent a city as Lagos is, and as profound as its journey has been thus far, Lagos is ready to become its greater self.
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Governor Ambode cautions military on abuse of human rights

Concerned by the flagrant abuse of human rights by some members of the armed forces, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, yesterday charged the military and other security agencies across the country to sensitise their officers on the tenets and principles of the rule of law in order to guarantee cordial relationship between civilians and the Armed Forces.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday held a stakeholders forum on the need for preservation of historical and cultural heritage sites-monuments in the state.

Lagos government holds stakeholders forum on preservation of heritage sites

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday held a stakeholders forum on the need for preservation of historical and cultural heritage sites/monuments in the state.
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Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
President Buhari presides over Inaugural Meeting of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 10th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari: My re-election is guaranteed

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he was not in doubt that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would clinch victory a second time in the general election slated for next month.
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Femi Hamzat: Why I rejected Goodluck Jonathan’s $5 million bribe

The running mate to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has alleged that he rejected a $5 million bribe from former President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 elections.

Official: Expect Lake Rice in Lagos markets soon

The Lagos State Government says its indigenous rice called “Lake Rice” would be available in markets before the year ends at the rate of N12,000 per bag.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari: I’ll win 2019 election

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his supporters not to panic, saying he would win the 2019 presidential election and return to power.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari: Don’t see 2019 elections as declaration of war

President Muhamadu Buhari has urged politicians not to see the 2019 general election as a declaration of war.

Abiola Ajimobi, Rauf Aregbesola, others lead APC reconciliation committees

Nigeria’s governing party, APC, has set up six committees to resolve the crises from its primaries across the country.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock threat to South West, Nigerian economy – governors

The South-West Governors’ Forum says the incessant gridlock on Apapa Expressway in Lagos State is posing a serious threat to the economy of the region and that of Nigeria as a whole.
6 PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES PRESIDENT PATRICE TALON OF BENIN REPUBLIC JULY 25 2018

Muhammadu Buhari, Patrice Talon to commission Seme ECOWAS post

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will tomorrow perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

President Buhari to hand over ECOWAS border posts in Badagry on Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry.
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Lagos to introduce re-usable plastics for vegetables in 2019

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it was set to introduce re-usable plastics crates to replace raffia baskets in the transportation of vegetables.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Ekiti will experience rapid development under Kayode Fayemi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the people of Ekiti state made a right choice by electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as governor in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll in the state, saying the state will experience rapid development and reclaims its past glory under the new helmsman.

Lagos APC guber: Bola Tinubu insists party members must decide party candidate

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, on Tuesday said the party members are the ones that will determine who will fly the party’s flag in the 2019 governorship election in Lagos.
The Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) house of representatives members have endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as their candidate in the party’s governorship primary in the state.

Lagos federal lawmakers endorse Jide Sanwo-Olu for APC guber ticket

The Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) house of representatives members have endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as their candidate in the party’s governorship primary in the state.
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APC primary: Lagos House of Reps members endorse Jide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives members on Sunday endorsed Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as its candidate in the party’s governorship primary in the state.

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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe seeks support from international community

The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
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SDF: ISIS totally eliminated in Syria

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.

Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.