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The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

2021 rainfall: Lagos issues flash flood alert

Lagos State Government has predicted high intensity of rainfall of 261 days in 2021 with attendant flooding across the state even as it assured residents of adequate protection of lives property.

Group: Marginalization, alienation of Lagos indigenes must stop

The group, which draws its membership from Lagos indigenous youths in five divisional areas such as Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos Island and Epe, accused successive governments in Nigeria and Lagos State of marginalising and alienating Lagos State indigenes deliberately.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

#EndSARS: PDP asks Lagos governor to resign

Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Taofik Gani, on Sunday, said Gov Sanwo-Olu can no longer be trusted in the wake of the Nigerian Army’s disclosure that it was the governor that invited them to quell and disperse the #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll-Gate, where an unspecified number of people were either killed or injured.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

#EndSARS: Igbo group dissociates self from Nnamdi Kanu’s statement

Leaders of Ndigbo in All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos, have condemned the attack on the palace of Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, and the destruction of public, private buildings and monuments in Lagos State, by hoodlums in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Lagos APC resolves Ndigbo leadership tussle in ruling party – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State says it has resolved the raging leadership tussle within the Ndigbo group in the party.
The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, has expressed the commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s led administration to deploy feasible strategies to achieve its campaign promises to residents.

Official: Lagos’ll deploy feasible strategies to achieve campaign promises

The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, has expressed the commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s led administration to deploy feasible strategies to achieve its campaign promises to residents.
Jude Idimogu

Lagos soon to take 2,000 residents out of labour market – assemblyman

Honourable Jude Idimogu, the lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2, at the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), has said 2,000 unemployed graduates will soon be taken out of the labour market, courtesy of Lagos State government.
Jude Idimogu

Jude Idimogu: I’m in APC to reconcile aggrieved Ndigbo in Lagos

The new Apex leader of Ndigbo in Lagos All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon. Jude Chukwenemeka Idimogu, representing Oshodi Isolo Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has expressed commitment into the reconciliation of all Igbo in the party and the state in general.

Joe Igbokwe: My Ndigbo leadership title in Lagos APC not in contention

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has flayed claim by a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Jude Idimogor, for self-proclaiming as the party’s new apex leader of Ndigbo in the state, describing him as an “impostor.”
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos appeals against indiscriminate refuse dumping

As part of efforts to promote sustainability of roads, the Lagos State Government has reiterated the needs for residents to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse into drainages as doing so will reduce the life span of the various road infrastructures provided across the State.
Jude Idimogu

Ndigbo in Lagos do not hate APC – lawmaker

Honourable Jude Idimogu, the lawmaker representing Oshidi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly has said that Ndigbo, an ethnic group from South East, does not hate All Progressives Congress (APC), as many people would erroneously believe, rather it is the leadership of the group that has been the problem.

Labour Party warns APC to stop politicking with coronavirus pandemic

Labour Party has warned All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Sanwo-Olu led government in Lagos State to stop politicking with management of COVID-19 pandemic, stressing that it has been responsible for failure to contain the pandemic even in a total lockdown.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagosians urged not to dump waste in drainages

Lagos State deputy governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, on Sunday enjoined Lagosians to desist from dumping their wastes into the drainage channels in order to avoid flooding as rain commences.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.
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Lanre Ogunyemi emerges new Lagos APC secretary

Former Lagos Assembly member Lanre Ogunyemi has been elected as the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Centre of Excellence.

Lagos: We will fight criminality to a stand still

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to the prosecution of war against crime and criminality, saying that it is an unrelenting war which the State would continue to prosecute until all those who benefit from crime are brought to book across the State.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Full list of Lagos commissioners, special advisers and their portfolios

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.

Why Lagos Assembly dropped three commissioner-nominees

The three commissioner-nominees, who were not confirmed on Monday by the Lagos State House of Assembly, were victims of high-wire politics, it was learnt.

Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.

Lagos Assembly screens commissioner-nominees Joe Igbokwe, six others

The Lagos State House of Assembly ad hoc committee screening Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner-nominees and advisers resumed the exercise yesterday with the final batch of 13 nominees it received over the weekend.

Joe Igbokwe: Igbo voted for PDP because of Peter Obi

The Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has attributed the overwhelming votes the Igbo citizens of Nigeria gave to candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, especially, that of the presidential as an expression ethnic sentiment.

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EFCC hands over recovered N67.5 million to victim in Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Governor Bello: Many PDP governors will join APC soon

Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.

RCCG apologises to minister over Osun road project

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
Over 9000 candidates are jostling for 4000 admission slots in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) for the 2020-2021 academic session.

NUC approves Kano university’s postgraduate school

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.

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Troops repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in Borno

The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters...
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor leads delegation to summit on Apapa traffic

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will lead a delegation to the national Maritime Summit on Apapa traffic gridlock.
Norwegian police said on Friday they have fined Prime Minister Erna Solberg for breaking COVID-19 social distancing rules when organising a family gathering to celebrate her birthday.

Norway prime minister fined by police over virus rules violation

Norwegian police said on Friday they have fined Prime Minister Erna Solberg for breaking COVID-19 social distancing rules when organising a family gathering to celebrate her birthday.
A United State of America based Cyber Security expert, Dr. Augustine Ohwobete has told organizations, especially financial institutions to put measures in place to check cyber crimes, following the pace at which digital disruption and innovative new technology were reaching the market.

US-based cybersecurity expert tasks institutions on cyber crimes

A United State of America based Cyber Security expert, Dr. Augustine Ohwobete has told organizations, especially financial institutions to put measures in place to check cyber crimes, following the pace at which digital disruption and innovative new technology were reaching the market.
Arsenal’s Uruguay international midfielder Lucas Torreira, who is on loan at Atletico Madrid, says he wants to leave Europe and play for Boca Juniors.

Lucas Torreira tells Arsenal to loan him to Boca Juniors

The 25-year-old has been out on loan with Atletico Madrid for the 2020-21 campaign but has been used sparingly by Diego Simeone's side, with most of his appearances having come off the bench.