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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.

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.

Yoruba language bill: Lagos schools risk N500,000 fine, closure for non-compliance

The Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing a fine of N500,000 or closure of any school that flouts its proposed law on compulsory teaching and learning of Yoruba Language, when passed.

Lagos lawmaker sponsors surgical operations for 400 constituents

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Bisi Yusuff, on Tuesday, bankrolled the surgical operations of about 400 constituents and distributed multi-million naira drugs and glasses to residents of his constituency.

Ambode seeks assembly approval on 2017 budget re-ordering

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday sought the approval of the Lagos State House of Assembly to re-order the 2017 Budget.

Lagos lawmakers urge Apapa tank farms to relocate to less congested areas

To curb the menace of tank farms in Lagos State, especially in Apapa, the State House of Assembly has called on the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to relocate the farms in the axis to a less congested area.

Biafra: It’s too late to pull out of Nigeria – Lagos lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Saturday, said it was too late for the Igbo nation to pull out of Nigeria.

Umahi vows to petition EFCC, ICPC over Elechi’s alleged financial recklessness

Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has said his administration will write to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) to probe the eight years of his predecessor, Martin Elechi, over alleged financial fraud, contract inflation and other financial recklessness.

Lagos speaker urges fed govt, states to be sensitive to the people’s plight

In a bid to stem ethnic agitations and hate speech across the country, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, says government at all levels should listen to the yearnings of the citizens.

INEC approves Sept 30 for Eti-Osa bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday said the bye-election to fill the vacant Eti-Osa Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly would be held on Sept. 30.

Lagos lawmaker wants Dr. Adadevoh immortalised

Dr Ameyo Adadevoh, who laid down her life to save millions of Nigerians at onset of the Ebola outbreak in 2014, should be immortalised.

Lagos bye-election: IPAC appeals to INEC to shift proposed date

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State says it has received an appeal from the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) to shift the proposed date for the bye-election in Eti-Osa 1 constituency by two weeks.

Ambode charges youths to contribute to devt of Lagos

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.

Lawmaker donates 100 GCE forms indigent students

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr. Setonji David, on Friday, distributed 100 General Certificate Examination (GCE) forms to indigent students in his constituency, with a call on government to subsidise education more, to assist more poor.

INEC proposes Sept 16 for Lagos bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday proposed Sept 16 for the conduct of a bye-election to fill the vacant Eti-Osa Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Lagos women demand death penalty for rapists

A call has been made to Lagos State Government by women under the aegis of Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Abuse (AADVA) demanding death penalty for perpetrators of rape in the state.

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