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Lagos govt embarks on mass empowerment of women to end human trafficking

The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.

We’ll continue to provide quality education for our children – Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, said that his administration will stop at nothing to provide the very best of education for every child at all levels, in the State in line with its all inclusive policy.

Many women cause domestic violence by their actions – Lagos Commissioner

Dr Lola Akande, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), on Thursday said that many women, by their actions, are the cause of the rate of domestic violence in Nigeria.

Lagos women demand death penalty for rapists

A call has been made to Lagos State Government by women under the aegis of Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Abuse (AADVA) demanding death penalty for perpetrators of rape in the state.

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Ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala: Why ex-President Jonathan government didn’t save despite oil boom

A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors that funds in the Excess Crude Account must be shared.

Governor Ortom alleges plot to blackmail him

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raied the alarm about further plans by some persons to launch smear campaigns against him on various conventional and social media platforms.

My wife is adulterous – Man tells court

A man, Olalekan Babalola, on Thursday, sought the dissolution of his 13-year-o marriage at an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, alleging that his wife, Olushola Babalola, is adulterous and deceitful.

NSCDC generates N4 million revenue in Oyo in six months

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Command in Oyo state says it generated about N4 million as revenue from registration of private guard companies between January and June 2018.
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Church kicks against disarming Christians in Plateau

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Plateau District Church Council, has kicked against disarming and arrest of Christians in possession of Dane guns, sticks, and leaving herdsmen who allegedly possess and carry arms openly to unleash terror on innocent citizens.