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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has warned civil servants against importing non-workable ideas and policies into the civil service in order not to impede productivity.
For instance, Governor Ambode said the State Government would be willing to partner with any investor interested in taking up the second phase of the Mile 2 to Seme Border ten-lane road project.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, business mogul, Tony Elumelu, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other eminent Nigerians will be honoured by the Graduate Foundation (GRAFO) with an award for jobs creation.
National leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, took the immediate administration headed by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to the cleaner.
The Director of MFM FC of Lagos, Emmanuel Adeyemi on Monday said that the club chose to play its continental matches at Agege Stadium because it has a “fortress” of fans no team will survive.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday assured residents that the State Government would continue its support for the business community through policies that will continuously ease the process of doing business across the metropolis.
Former Governor of Jigawa State and contender for the Peoples Democratic Party’s sole ticket for the 2019 Presidential election, Sule Lamido, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has been dumped by ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos State Governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
The family of Funmilayo Tejuoso, a former Deputy Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, and the Lagos State Government are at dagger’s drawn over the eviction of the family from its residence in the Ikeja area of the state.
“I charge all of you to rededicate yourselves to the tenets of the public service reforms we have embarked on and prove to the rest of the service your justification for the new elevation,” the Governor said.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday commissioned three newly acquired executive boats by the State Government, with a pledge to fully explore the tourism and economic potentials of the waterways in the State for the overall benefit of the people.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has restated his administration’s commitment to sports development as a strategic tool to position and empower Lagosians to harness entrepreneurial benefits in sports enterprise either as participants or in other beneficial categories.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday charged 19 retired Permanent Secretaries who were being pulled out to use their wealth of experience to add value to governance in the state and the country at large when necessary.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State.
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the death of his first son, Mr Jide Tinubu.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has charged corporate bodies in the state to urgently support the effort of the government by engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, to develop grassroots communities in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday heaped praises on the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Football Club for returning the State back to the prestigious CAF Champions League sixteen years after a team from the State participated in the tournament.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday said he had directed the State Sports Commission to ensure that the Agege Stadium met the Confederation of African Football standard and be ready before inspection in December.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, stressed that the region’s newly launched security outfit codenamed, ‘Operation Amotekun’ was to complement the efforts of the conventional internal security agencies in the region.
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the remand of a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), and two of his co-defendants in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over their alleged involvement in the Malabu Oil scam.
Mother of a manager in one of Nigeria’s top commercial banks was reportedly kidnapped Sunday evening, from her Oguname-Olomu residence in Ughelli South council area of Delta state.
The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to fast track the process of relocating to its new office complex.