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Lagos government dismisses two CBD officers for extortion

The Lagos State Government, through the Office of the Special Adviser on Central Business Districts, CBD, has dismissed two CBD enforcement officers operating on Lagos Island over cases of extortion and illegal arrest.

Lagos government declares June 12 public holiday

The Lagos State Government on Saturday declared June 12, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections, adjudged to be have won by the late MKO Abiola.

Fouad Oki: Governor Aregbesola, Bayo Oshinowo working against Governor Ambode’s second term

A factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Fouad Oki, has alleged that Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, and the lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Bayo Oshinowo, are plotting against the second term ambition of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

President Buhari appoints Governor Ambode into federal government’s delegation to World Cup

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, as a member of the Federal Government delegation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting in Russia from June 14.

June 12: President Buhari has done what previous governments failed to do – Governor...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring June 12 as the New Democracy Day.

UNWTO: Lagos pivotal to world tourism promotion

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Wednesday disclosed that Lagos, a megacity of over 24 million people, will play a pivotal role in its quest to promote new tourism destinations across the world.

Governor Ambode meets ex-Super Eagles skipper, endorses player’s Sports Academy

Former Captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, has received the backing of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for his soon to be unveiled project: The Joseph Yobo Sports Academy.

Governor Ambode gives self pass mark on security

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said the security of lives and property of residents is the biggest achievement of his administration in the last three years.

Governor Ambode: Security of lives, property my biggest achievement in three years

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday described the security of lives and property of residents as the biggest achievement of his administration in the last three years, saying it was gratifying to note that the State is now the safest in Africa.

Governor Ambode: Our achievements in three years divinely inspired

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday attributed the remarkable achievements recorded by his administration in the last three years in all sectors and sections to the hand of God, saying the feats attained across the length and breadth of the State were divinely inspired.

Governor Ambode reaffirms commitment to uplift tertiary education

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to raising the standard of tertiary education in the state such that graduates of those institutions would be employable anywhere in the world.

Governor Ambode okays construction of Fagba flyover bridge

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday approved the construction of a flyover bridge at the Fagba intersection to ease the perennial traffic gridlock and reduce travel time within the axis.

Governor Ambode: Lekki free zone Africa’s next investment destination

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday noted that the sustained flow of investments to the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) showed that the state’s free economic zone “is the next investment in Africa.”

Governor Ambode promises to deliver 14,187 housing units in 2 years

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has promised to deliver 14,187 housing units before the next two years, across the state.

Court adjourns trial of Danish man who allegedly killed Nigerian wife, daughter

The trial of a Danish man accused of killing his wife and three-year-old daughter in their upscale Lagos home was on Tuesday adjourned to next month, lawyers and court officials said.

Methodist Church condemns killings, tasks federal government to expedite to address the situation

The Archbishop of Methodist Church, Rev. Luke Odubanjo, has condemned the recent spate of killings in Taraba and Benue States and other parts of the country, calling on the President Muhammadu Buhari to expedite action in order to curb the killings.

Governor Ambode hails Lagos APC members displaying high level of maturity

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday commended the peaceful process members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted its ward congresses across the 337 wards in the State.

University of Lagos honorary degree not for sale – Professor Ogundipe

Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has told moneybags and politicians that honorary degree of the institution is not for sale to the highest bidder.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

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Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

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Zamfara schools to resume August 9

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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.