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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.

Nigerian government completes plan to start work on Lagos-Badagry expressway

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Babatunde Hunpe, on Sunday assured residents of the town that palliative work would soon start on the bad section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
Kingsley Chinda, a member of the House of Representatives from Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the tardy and insincere response of the government to the current state of insecurity in the land.

PDP caucus leader calls for rejig of infectious diseases bill

The Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kingsley Chinda, has called for a rejig of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s controversial infectious diseases Bill, saying that the contents of the Bill are draconian in nature, with various sections grossly abusing the constitution and rights of citizens.
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Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

House of Reps moves to include Lagos as NDDC state

A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

Badagry needs polytechnic – Reps member

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.
Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, spoke on Thursday at a public service innovation conference organised for Federal Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General/Chief Executive Officers of Agencies/Parastatals and Heads of Tertiary Institution in the country.

Lagos assemblyman decries ASCON’s deplorable state

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Mr. Babatunde Hunpe, has decried the deplorable state of Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Badagry, Lagos.
Hon. Babatunde Hunpe, a member of the House of Representatives, representing Badagry Federal Constituency.

Lagos Reps member begs road contractor to employ indigenes

Hon. Babatunde Hunpe, a member of the House of Representatives, representing Badagry Federal Constituency.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule has congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory, saying the governor-elect will take the state to the next level of governance

Babatunde Hunpe: Badagry will enjoy dividend of democracy under Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s government

Mr Babatunde Hunpe, the newly elected House of Representatives member for Badagry Federal Constituency, has assured residents of Badagry that they would enjoy dividend of democracy under Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

Lagos Primaries: Badagry APC warns party not to upturn results

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Badagry have urged the national leadership of the party to resist any pressure to upturn results of the just concluded primaries.

Lagos APC primaries: Jubilation in Badagry over results announcement

There was a mild jubilation in the coastal city of Badagry as the National Working Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday announced results of the party’s primaries held on Oct. 5.
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APC Primaries: Tension in Badagry over non-release of result four days after election

Palpable tension have continued to envelope the ancient town of Badagry, Lagos State, as residents await announcement of result of All Progressives Congress primaries into the House of Representatives and State House of Assembly.
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Tight security in Badagry as APC holds primaries

Security was tight at voting centres in Badagry, Lagos State, on Thursday as All Progressives Congress members turned out to select their candidates in the senatorial and House of Representatives primaries, ahead of the 2019 elections.

With time, refuse will disappear in Lagos streets – Governor Ambode’s aide

Mr Babatunde Hunpe, Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Environment, has assured Lagosians that the state government is making efforts to ensure that refuse disappear from Lagos streets.

Lagos government to engage 10 bakeries in mass production of coconut bread

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday said that the state would engage 10 major bakeries to ensure the mass production of coconut bread.

Lagos Obas to meet Governor Ambode over Lagos-Badagry expressway

The Akran of Badagry, De Aholu Menu-Toyi I, on Tuesday said the Lagos Council of Obas would soon meet Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode over the deplorable state of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

Group urges Nigerians to shun politics of rice and ram

A group, Focus Vanguard Group, in Badagry, Lagos State on Saturday urged the people to shun politics of rice and ram as dividends of democracy.

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IPOB: We will form our own security outfit in North

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to form a security outfit in the Northern part of the country.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos demolishes illegal structures around Agege mosque

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has demolished over 150 illegal shanties, kiosks and shop extensions at the Arewa Community Central Mosque, popularly called (Masalashi Alhaja), in the Agege area of Lagos.

Kano Shari’a Court sentences 70-year-old man to death by stoning for rape

An Upper Shari’a court in Kano, on Wednesday, sentenced a 70-year-old man to death by stoning.

My wife forced an illegitimate child on me – man tells court

An artisan, Abdullateef Babatunde, on Thursday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his marriage of eight years to estranged wife, Omotayo, because she forced an illegitimate child on him.
A veteran broadcaster, Jimi Disu, joins the Nigeria Info 99.3 FM stellar cast of presenters.

Veteran broadcaster Jimi Disu joins Nigeria Info 99.3 FM

He said: “radio is essential in communication and probably the most important. I also believe in the midst of serious talk, sometimes you need to lighten the burden of the listener; that has always been at the back of my mind. You are in for a whole load of fun, information and entertainment and you don’t want to touch the dial.”