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Lagos Assembly screens commissioner-nominees Joe Igbokwe, six others

The Lagos State House of Assembly ad hoc committee screening Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner-nominees and advisers resumed the exercise yesterday with the final batch of 13 nominees it received over the weekend.
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Lagos Assembly resumes screening of governor’s second batch cabinet nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly’s 16-man Ad hoc Committee for Screening Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Commissioners and Special Advisers on Thursday resumes screening of the second batch of the nominees.

Joe Igbokwe makes Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Joe Igbokwe, has made the list of the new commissioner and special adviser designates of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor releases list of 13 more cabinet nominees

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly.

Idiat Adebule: Lagos government out to address problems facing widows

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it was committed to implementing programmes to alleviate the deprivation, denial of rights, social and economic neglect experienced by vulnerable widows and their children in the state.

Lagos govt embarks on mass empowerment of women to end human trafficking

The Lagos State Government says it has embarked on mass empowerment of women to assist in the elimination of human trafficking in the state.

We’ll continue to provide quality education for our children – Governor Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, said that his administration will stop at nothing to provide the very best of education for every child at all levels, in the State in line with its all inclusive policy.

Many women cause domestic violence by their actions – Lagos Commissioner

Dr Lola Akande, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), on Thursday said that many women, by their actions, are the cause of the rate of domestic violence in Nigeria.

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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Senate: Multinational companies must give 30 per cent top workforce to Nigerians

Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has said the committee will ensure that every multinational company in Nigeria complies with 30 per cent involvement of Nigerians in the top management positions.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: Those who attacked me were under the influence of alcohol, drugs

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
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Women sweep the Hugo Awards

The 2019 Hugo Awards were held on August 18th at the Dublin World Science Fiction Convention (also known as Worldcon) to honor the best science fiction and fantasy works from the last year.
Mauro Icardi will not be joining Monaco, the Inter striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara has insisted.

Mauro Icardi won’t be leaving Inter for Monaco – wife

gMauro Icardi will not be joining Monaco, the Inter striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara has insisted.