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The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) on Monday described the outgoing governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, as “an achiever and administrator per excellence Lagosians will miss”.
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.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday stated that the present administration would continually invest massively in the economy for the engagement and enablement of the youth across the state.
The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has again advised corp members to be security conscious during the service year.
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has commended the Lagos State Government for establishing the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) through which loans are granted to small scale businesses and people with business ideas, saying that it was particularly laudable that over 12,500 new jobs were created within the first six months of the scheme.
The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, said a total of 6,462 residents with proven business ideas have so far benefitted about N5.22billion from the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) designed to grow the economy and create jobs through provision of credit facilities with minimal interest.
Kosofe Local Government led by its executive chairman, Afolabi Babatunde Sofola, has endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, said it was time for the government to review policies that inhibit growth, as well as come up with an efficient low-cost financial system that will work for all Nigerian.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday said Africa could only experience sustainable growth and development with strong, vibrant and dynamic institutions guided by rule of law and global best practices.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has called on youths across Lagos to make good use of several windows and opportunities provided for them by the state government to thrive and contribute their quota to their immediate environment.
Tacha, Mike, Ike, Elozonam and Cindy have been nominated for possible eviction.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday called on Anambra State Government to urgently reopen the state Polytechnic, Mgbakwu shut down last week following a protest by the students.
The Chief Whip of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Olatunji, has volunteered to teach mathematics and civic education in public middle schools in his constituency.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been named The Best FIFA Men's coach for his team's exploits in the 2018-19 season, beating off competition from Manchester City's Pep Guardiola and Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino.
The plot to impeach the Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has thickened following his refusal to step down against the directive of Governor Seriake Dickson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr insists that the international friendly match against Brazil on October 13 in Singapore is not one to experiment with or try out new players.
The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV cited the British foreign ministry on Monday saying that the British tanker Stena Impero and its crew are still detained in Iran.
The National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau on Monday upheld the victory of Mr Ibrahim Baba-Hassan of the APC, as winner of the Jos North Constituency in the March9 re-run.
Britain's Prince Harry, his wife Meghan and baby Archie are expected in South Africa on Monday to begin their first official tour as a family since their son's birth in May.