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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.
The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.
The National Human Rights Commission said on Sunday that it had reached a resolution with the Abuja Environmental Protection Board and other agencies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration to suspend the raids of nightclubs and other leisure places in Abuja.
The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Chief Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme.
Nicolas Pepe will leave Lille for a "great European team" in the next transfer window, the Ligue 1 side's coach Christophe Galtier has confirmed.
The Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has thrown away the application by counsel to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election in the state seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko.
Victor Osimhen will be aiming to score his 18th goal of the season for Sporting Charleroi later tonight (Wednesday) and his second against Westerlo when they clash at Het Kuipje stadium.
Lyon have confirmed former Brazil defender Sylvinho will succeed Bruno Genesio as head coach and club icon Juninho Pernambucano shall return as sporting director.
In contrast to external borrowing, domestic borrowing in Nigeria will not be appropriate at this stage for infrastructure funding, a former Director-General, Debt Management Office, Dr Abraham Nwankwo, advised the Federal Government on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to boosting business and investment opportunities by reviving train and railway services, building roads and improving on the power sector.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has described his meeting with Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel as successful.