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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.
The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.
The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Sokoto says no fewer than 140,000 permanent voters’ cards are yet to be claimed by the electorate in the state
The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, Abdulkadir Saidu, says the Federal Government has no plans to increases the price of Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.
APC national leader Bola Tinubu congratulates former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Global Lifetime Award for Anti-corruption
Legislative aides: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, Mohammed Sani-Omolori have diverted our N5.8 billion allowances
Legislative aides in the National Assembly have accused President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; and Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, of diverting allowances of aides and slashing of their salaries.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.