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Governor Ambode mourns ex-VP Alex Ekwueme, says great son of Africa has gone

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.

Stop importing non-workable ideas – Governor Ambode tells civil servants

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.

Governor Ambode woos investors to undertake Okokomaiko-Seme border road project

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.

Atiku Abubakar, Akinwunmi Ambode, Tony Elumelu, others to get jobs providers’ award

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.

Ex-President Jonathan, Senator Bola Tinubu bicker over corruption

National leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, took the immediate administration headed by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to the cleaner.

Why we chose Agege Stadium for continental matches – MFM Director

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 would continuously ease process of doing business – Governor Ambode

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.

2019: Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar have abandoned President Buhari – Ex-Governor Sule Lamido

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.

Lagos govt, former deputy speaker clash over N150m property

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.

Our achievement would have been impossible without civil servants – Governor Ambode

“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 targets two million passengers on water daily

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.

Governor Ambode restates commitment to sports development

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.

Use your wealth of experience to add value to governance – Governor Ambode tells retired...

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.

Governor Ambode appoints Folasade Adesoye as new Head of Service

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.

Kayode Fayemi commiserates with Bola Tinubu over son’s death

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.

Governor Ambode tasks envoys, corporate bodies on CSR

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.

Governor Ambode donates N50m to MFM FC

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.

Agege stadium ready for CAF Champions League soon – Governor Ambode

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.

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Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

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President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

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.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

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.