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Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos invaded by indigenes of failed states

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the state will continue to face the influx of people from other states of the federation because their states failed economically.
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Akinwunmi Ambode: Empowerment of all groups, key to ending extreme poverty

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, said if Nigeria must get out of the woods, it must begin now to take concrete steps towards empowering every group in the society and give ears to their views and aspirations, saying it is only in such situation that the country can truly end extreme poverty.
A man walks past banners campaigning for All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Akinwunmi Ambode, under a bridge in Lagos April 6, 2015. The governorship election will take place this weekend. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos guber: Why Akinwunmi Ambode will win APC ticket – Group

The Akinwunmi Ambode Mandate Support Group (AMSG) on Saturday said Ambode was capable of winning the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State rescheduled for Monday.

Governor Ambode tasks CDAs, CDCs on peaceful coexistence

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has charged Community Development Associations, (CDAs) and Community Development Committees, (CDCs) in the state to continue to promote peaceful coexistence of all residents in the state regardless of their tribe, religion, and political affiliations.

Minister launches IFAD-assisted projects in Katsina

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Dr Audu Ogbeh, has inaugurated the construction and rehabilitation of 22 rural roads covering 59.09 kms across the seven participating states under the IFAD-assisted climate change adaptation and agri-business support programme (CASP).

Governor Ambode gives N500 million grant to 275 community associations to complete projects

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday doled out N500 million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mulls security trust fund for Edo

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to pass into law, a bill to set up a Security Trust Fund for the state, as part of measures to revamp the security architecture.

LASU land: Governor Ambode reduces cost to trespassers by 67%

The Lagos State Government says it has reduced the cost to trespassers of the Lagos State University (LASU) land at Ojo by 67 per cent.

Monarch commends army, police over enhanced security in Ikorodu

The Olotu-Ebi of Ereko, Chief Moshood Kalejaiye, has praised the Nigeria army and police for their continued presence in communities ravaged by pipeline vandals in border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.

Lagos commences on community tree planting campaign

The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) says it has commenced Community Tree Planting Campaign across the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas of the state.

Environmentalist tasks Lagos residents on waste management

An Environmentalist, Mr Lawal Rasheed, on Friday urged Lagos residents to take responsibility for effective waste management and drainage clearing in their communities, ahead of the rainy season.

Constituents want Rep Femi Gbajabiamila to seek another term

Residents of Surulere Federal Constituency 1 have passed a vote of confidence on Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, urging him to seek another term.

House of Representatives move to curb excessive electricity charges

The Ad-Hoc Committee to curb Excessive Electricity Charges being levied on consumers by distribution companies (Discos) Thursday said it would meet with community development associations (CDAs) in different geo-political zones in the course of its assignment.

Lagos slashes land use charge, waives penalty for late payment

Following extensive deliberations with stakeholders on the new rates payable by property owners under the Lagos State Land Use Charge (LUC) law, the government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the rates and waived the penalty for late payment across board.

Governor Ambode insists on quality education for Lagos children

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring that every child of school age in the state had access to qualitative education.

Edo govt shuts disputed Obu mine site

Edo State Government has ordered the immediate shutdown of the disputed Obu mine site in Okpella community of Edo State following a directive from the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to avoid the breakdown of law and order in the community.

Yuletide: Lagos urges vigilance, decentralizes Community Day

Lagos State Government has called on residents of the state to be vigilant as this Yuletide season, even as it decentralized this year’s Community Day, CD, celebration to the 57 councils.

IFAD task rural community development groups on productivity

The International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Saturday urged Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Sokoto State to ensure maximum commitment toward improving productivity in agriculture.

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