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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked media professionals to take control of the new media space in the country, saying their activities if not well managed, could serve as major setbacks for the profession.
The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday pleaded with the media to support the Federal Government in its effort to contain insurgency and banditry in Nigeria.
Some retired workers of the Radio Lagos and Lagos television on Tuesday appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to adequately fund the organisations to enable them to offset their terminal benefits before May 29.
Lagos State government has urged occupants of marked distressed buildings across the state to immediately vacate them pending the arrival of the demolition team of Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).
As part of efforts to provide succour for victims of the collapsed and demolished buildings on Lagos Island, the Lagos State Government has reiterated its readiness to accommodate affected residents at the State Relief/Resettlement Centre Igando in Alimosho Local Government Area.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday clarified reports making the rounds that it had declared March 8 as Public Holiday for Civil Servants.
With less than four months to the end of his tenure as the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode is being accused by some civil servants of deliberately withholding the deductions from their salaries to the accounts of necessary cooperative societies.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State yesterday said it had begun mobilizing thousands of its supporters in Ejigbo area of Lagos through door-to-door campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other party members in the state vying for electoral positions.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Alimosho has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be re-elected during this year’s general election.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has launched a reality television programme to showcase the efforts and strategies of emergency management agencies before, during and after rescue operations, with the view to deepen safety of lives and property in the State.
The Lagos State government has described as “nonsensical” the claims that it forcefully retired, at least, 21 permanent secretaries to make way for the emergence of the state’s new Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday expressed his readiness to participate in Saturday’s primary election where members of the All Progressives Congress across the State are expected to choose the party’s flagbearer through direct primaries.
Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has solicited support for Isiaka Oyetola, the APC governorship candidate in the forthcoming poll, describing him as the best man for the job and the one to beat in the race.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Hon Ahmed Buhari, in Lagos, condemned the phenomenon of godfatherism in the country’s political system, saying he does not need a god father to become the president of Nigeria come 2019.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has extended the operation of the operation of the Joint Task Force set up by the state government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, which has already opened up the service lane in the axis.
The Lagos State Government has attributed the perennial traffic jam at the Apapa end of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway to the recalcitrance of owners and drivers of tankers and trucks to fully comply with the subsisting directive that restricts their movement within the state.
The police in Lagos have arraigned a teenager and eight others who allegedly carried out cult activities and caused residents of Ogbomo community in Ajah, to flee their homes.
Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countriescwhich want the recorders analysed abroad.
Islamist militants attacked a facility housing several aid groups in northeast Nigeria at the weekend in what the United Nations warned on Monday is an escalation in violence specifically targeting aid workers.
Policemen, on Tuesday, barricaded the venue of the protest against the Federal Government’s position declaring the establishment of Operation Amotekun as illegal.
Former Senate President and two-term Kwara State Governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos State to dismiss a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission praying for the permanent forfeiture of his Ilorin houses.
Both clubs are already holding talks with Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, with a transfer away from Old Trafford in the summer very likely, per Sky’s report.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has begun moves to ensure that the pair of Heracles Almelo forward Cyriel Dessers and Reading midfielder Ovie Ejaria get to play for the Super Eagles.
Imo State Police Command has warned those planning to publicly protest the sacking of Chief Emeka Ihedioha and installation of Senator Hope Uzodinma as Imo State Governor, by the Supreme Court, that it would not tolerate violence or hijacking of the process by hoodlums.
Jose Mourinho took a thinly-veiled swipe at the Video Assistant Referee following Tottenham's goalless draw with Watford, stating that “goal-line technology doesn't make mistakes like the VAR make”.
Everton and Newcastle United have received a massive boost in the race to sign Stephane Diarra after Le Mans’ president said the winger is free to leave the club.