Ex-APC chieftain launches Iyepe 2023, quits party
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.
Ambode’s former commissioner resigns from APC
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…
Lagos bags award of excellence for 2018 Hajj operation
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.
Religious leaders in Lagos earn commendation for promoting peace
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.
First batch of Lagos pilgrims returns
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...
Lagos lifted 1,273 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for 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.
Participation of righteous people in politics is paramount , says commissioner
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.
TMC lauds Ambode over pilgrims’ welfare, others
The Muslim Congress commends the Lagos State Government for saving over N4.5 billion from the discontinued sponsorship of pilgrims to holy lands.
Lagos saves N4.5b from pilgrims’ sponsorship
Lagos State Government has saved over N4.5 billion from the discontinued sponsorship of pilgrims to holy lands.
Lagos commissioner urges Muslim clerics to be upright
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.