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The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.

Lagos celebrates 2019 Asa festival

The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is working in synergy with the marine police and other agencies to provide safety on the waterways within the Lekki axis of the state.

LASEMA, others strategise to tackle emergency promptly

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other emergency stakeholders have strategised to ensure disaster were effectively tackled promptly to avoid casualty during emergency.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

PDP: Senator Ogunlewe has no electoral value

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said it is not surprised by the remarks of one of its chieftains, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works that he will be joining the APC in few days’ time.

Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe dumps PDP, joins APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC.
Moyosore Ogunlewe

Lagos assembly candidates Moyosore Ogunlewe resigns from PDP

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Kosofe Constituency 1 of Lagos State in the last elections, Moyo Ogunlewe, has resigned from the PDP following the crisis that has engulfed the opposition party.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate tasks federal government on safety of Nigerian air travellers

Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East, Bayo Osinowo, has said that the ability to deliver good governance is a key criteria for getting the APC’s ticket.

Bayo Osinowo: Why Asiwaju Tinubu remains relevant after 16 years in government

The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East, Bayo Osinowo, has said that the ability to deliver good governance is a key criteria for getting the APC’s ticket.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode survives impeachment as Asiwaju Tinubu, APC leaders broker truce

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, no longer has to lose sleep over the impeachment process launched by the Mudashiru Obasa led House of Assembly as the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, under the Governorship Advisory Council (GAC), which met weekend brokered a truce.

10 lawmakers who will not return to Lagos Assembly

Ten lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly will not return for the 9th Assembly, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: Achieving special status for Lagos is non-negotiable

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Obafemi Hamzat, have said the push for the realisation of special status for Lagos is non-negotiable.
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APC senatorial candidate pledges to ensure development of Lagos East

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Lagos East Senatorial District, Hon. Bayo Osinowo, has said that his passion to bring more federal presence and dividends of democracy to the masses informed his aspiration.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora during a courtesy visit by the NIWA Managing Director, at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday

Lagos, NIWA ready to shield sword over age-long conflict

The Lagos State Government and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday expressed readiness to go into talks to facilitate amicable resolution of the age-long tussle between the federal agency and the Lagos State Inland Waterways Authority (LASWA) over regulation and control of the waterways.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the new Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (middle) and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (left) during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Head of Service at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Akinwunmi Ambode urges new Head of Service to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy into civil...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.

Southwest development commission bill passes first reading

Barely a week the upper chamber of the National Assembly passed the South East Development Commission Bill and initiated a bill seeking to establish the North West Development Commission (NWDC), South West Development Commission Bill Wednesday passed first reading.

Lagos APC leaders urge Epe members to work for party

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, have again urged party faithful in Epe to work for the interest of the party and shun sentiment.

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Names, bank account numbers of 29,000 Facebook employees stolen from car

Facebook on Friday alerted employees that hard drives rich with information about those on the social network’s payroll were stolen from a car last month.
The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Cleric advises Nigerians to utilise advantages of border closure

A Cleric, Christopher Qwolabi, on Friday, advised Nigerians, especially youths, to utilise the advantages of the nation’s border closure to be self-productive and reliant.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Governors plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole with Abdulaziz Yari

Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
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Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.