4 Oct 2020
The cosmopolitan nature of Lagos makes it both a commercial hub and strategic socio-political city. Being the most populous city in Nigeria with about 21 million residents, its 6.5 million registered voters helped to determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections.
1 Oct 2020
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode’s former Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has announcement his resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abdul-lateef made the announcement in an independence day message to newsmen in Lagos on Thursday. The former commissioner said his decision to resign was due to the rejection of his movement by some “close…
2 Aug 2019
MUSLIM pilgrims who are currently in the holy land for the 2019 hajj rites have been enjoined to pray for Nigeria at this critical period for government to transform the development of the nation ...
6 Jul 2019
Lagos State, has again, won last year’s Award of Excellence for Hajj Operations. The state had won the award since 2015 and was conferred the award of excellence as the best and most disciplined contingent during last year’s Hajj operation.
1 Feb 2019
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, last Monday, said religion helped to promote peaceful co-existence in the state though religion has been manipulated in other places to perpetuate conflict.
30 Aug 2018
The first batch of Lagos State Muslim pilgrims to 2018 Hajj landed safely at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, yesterday at 6.50a.m. Amirul Hajj and the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, said the pilgrims on board MedView VM3307 departed Jeddah...
10 Aug 2018
Out of the 2,100 intending pilgrims from Lagos State, going for the spiritual exercise in Saudi Arabia for this year hajj. 1,273 have been airlifted.
1 Jun 2018
Lagos State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has harped on the need for Muslims and all righteous people in Nigeria to participate actively in the political arena, otherwise the nation would not experience ideal democracy which would bring the desired social-economic development, infrastructural growth, prosperity and happiness.
18 May 2018
Governor Ambode has enjoined all Muslims to show more love and care to self and others, by giving generously and serving humanity selflessly in this holy month.
27 Apr 2018
The Muslim Congress commends the Lagos State Government for saving over N4.5 billion from the discontinued sponsorship of pilgrims to holy lands.
24 Apr 2018
Lagos State Government has saved over N4.5 billion from the discontinued sponsorship of pilgrims to holy lands.
30 Mar 2018
Muslim need to be informed and educated on the teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah but Islamic scholars are nowhere to be found in Mosques around the state delivering soul lifting sermons, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Lagos State, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has said.