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Anglican bishop urges Nigerians to accept President Buhari’s re-election as the will of God

Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion), has urged all Nigerians to accept the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari as the will of God.

Police deploy 500 officers for special yuletide events in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has deployed additional five hundred policemen to various routes on the Lagos Island with special focus on Apogbon, TBS, Eko Hotels and environs.

Lagos Open Tennis: Wale Oladunjoye charges foreign embassies to support

Foreign Embassies and High Commissions in Nigeria have been enjoined to mobilise support for their countries players in the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship.

World stars arrive as Lagos Open Tennis begins

Lagos will play host to players across the world as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) approved circuit, the Lagos Open Tennis, begins this weekend.

Financial experts tie MPR review to 2018 budget approval

Financial experts on Thursday expressed optimism that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) would review the interest rate at its subsequent meetings when the 2018 budget would have been passed.

President Buhari applauds Lagos’ giant strides in three years

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday applauded the giant strides of the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on infrastructure development, even as he assured that plans by his government to develop the nation’s railway infrastructure remain unshaken.

‘The Fakeys’: Comedians turn tables on Donald Trump’s ‘fake news’ awards

U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators and has them competing for a “prize.”

Governor Ambode urges Nigerians to embrace dialogue in conflict resolution

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday urged Nigerians to always give peace a chance and embrace dialogue as a necessary mechanism for conflict resolution.

Federal govt reduces exposure in domestic borrowing – DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government is reducing its exposure in the domestic market to pave way for borrowings by corporate entities.

Senate asks federal govt to stop sale of National Theatre, TBS

The senate has asked the federal government to stop its plan to sell off the National Arts Theatre and Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS).

Debt servicing: Federal govt to concentrate on external borrowings

Director-General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Ms. Patience Oniha, said yesterday that the Federal Government would focus more on external borrowings to reduce debt servicing.

Shinzo Abe sweeps to big win in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu Road

The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced the restriction of the operation of inter-state buses and vehicles operating along Ikorodu Road from going beyond Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks.

Bus Rapid Transit to reduce bus fares in Lagos

Operator of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, is set to slash the current flat rate of bus fares from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS).

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NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.