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Lagos generated N504 billion revenue in 2017 – Governor Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday commended residents of the state for supporting his administration to deliver on key projects in various sectors and sections. He said the state generated a total of N503.7 billion revenue in 2017 despite the harsh economic climate in the country.

Toll fees increased at Lekki toll gate, Ikoyi link bridge

The Lekki Concession Company Limited (LCC) says from January 1, 2018, motorists using the toll gate at the Victoria Island end of the Lekki-Epe expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge would have to pay more money.

Lagos residents commend rent-to-own mortgage scheme

Some residents of Lagos have commended the state government’s rent-to-own mortgage scheme.

Lagos Assembly swears in new member Noheem Adams

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday swore-in Noheem Adams (APC) to replace the late Kazeem Alimi as member representing Eti-Osa Constituency.

Court affirms Lagos govt’s authority over inland waterways

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday affirmed the power of the Lagos State Government to legislate and control the inland waterways within the territory of the State.

INEC presents certificate of return to winner of Lagos assembly bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented certificate of return to Mr Noheem Adams, winner of Sept. 30 Eti-Osa Constituency I bye-election in Lagos State.

Emerging low voter turnout at polls worries INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed concern over decreasing rate of voter turnout in recent elections in the country.

APC wins as only 3.4% voters turn out for Lagos bye-election

Less than four per cent of registered voters turned out for a bye-election in Lagos State on Saturday.

Lagos bye-election: Turnout not just low, very poor – REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday appealed to Nigerians to always participate actively in electoral processes to avoid voter apathy.

PDP candidate, IPAC laud conduct of Eti-Osa bye-election

Mr Arobiewe Abogun, PDP Candidate for Saturday’s Eti-Osa Constituency I bye-election in Lagos State, has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for peaceful conduct of the exercise.

Low turnout at Eti-Osa bye-election in Lagos

Voters in Eti-Osa Constituency I of Lagos State came out in few numbers on Saturday for the election of their new representative in the state House of Assembly.

Bye-election: Lagos official blames voter apathy on free movement

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Anofiu Elegushi, has attributed the low turnout of voters in the Eti-Osa bye-election to lack of movement restriction.

We’re ready for 2019 presidential, national assembly elections – APC, PDP

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its arch rival, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said on Friday that they are ready for the February 16, 2017 presidential and National Assembly elections.

INEC to release timetable for Ekiti, Osun guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would on Thursday release the timetable for Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections coming up in 2018.

Eti-Osa bye-election: Police to partner with security agencies

The Lagos State Police Command would synergize with other security agencies to ensure a violence-free bye election in Eti-Osa Constituency, Commissioner of Police, Ag. CP Edgal Imohimi, has said.

NCP shuns Lagos bye-election

The National Conscience Party (NCP) on Monday announced that it would not participate in the bye-election, slated for Sept. 30 in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Accord Party not participating in Lagos bye-election – chairman

The Accord Party on Friday said it would not participate in the Sept. 30 Lagos constituency bye-election in Eti-Osa Local Government area.

Police arraign fake Oba of Lagos over Lekki Airport project

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, yesterday arraigned a man before a Magistrate Court, who claimed to be the Oba of Lagos and using same to perpetrate fraud in the proposed Lekki Airport Investment project.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.