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Akinwumni Ambode

4 Sep 2018
How far President Muhammadu Buhari grapples with the challenges of containing the contending issues within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), especially...
9 Apr 2018
What is happening to us? Where are our voices? This is not the Lagos I grew up and still live in. Lagos is a city with so much socio-political energy...
2 Apr 2018
Despite the enormous task involved, effective waste management is one of the basic services expected of any good government and in deference to the current reality in Lagos State, the Ambode-led administration says it is poised to deliver a clean and healthy city.
31 Mar 2018
President Buhari has commended all those investing in Nigeria, as their efforts are helping to create jobs and boost economic activities.
25 Feb 2018
Sir: It is pretty obvious now, that there is a deliberate massive infrastructure renewal drive across Lagos. What may not be so obvious are the deeper implications of this drive, which we will try to highlight with a few examples. But more importantly, we will shed some light on the imperative of government becoming more…
23 Dec 2017
The Lagos State Government, yesterday, said 8419 tertiary students would benefit from the N635.576million set for disbursement on December 27 for payment of bursaries and scholarships.
30 Jul 2017
In fact, in some Local Government Areas, candidates of the opposition parties, voluntarily stepped down for candidates of the APC, because of their belief in Governor Ambode’s transformation of the local councils in terms of infrastructural development as their main reason.
24 Jul 2017
The Managing Director of a real estate investment company, A.J. Missri and Company Limited, Nze Edozie Okafor, has called for the intervention of Governor Akinwumni Ambode over alleged unlawful acquisition of the company’s landed property at No. 23, Breadfruit Street, Lagos.....
2 Dec 2016
Efforts by Lagos authorities to turn Nigeria's chaotic commercial capital into a modern megacity have run into controversy after the demolition of an impoverished waterfront neighbourhood left 30,000 people homeless.
15 Aug 2016
Face with low patronage, non-recognition of physical planning by the citizens and government, members of the town planning profession have advocated the implementation of master plans in cities as a means of achieving sustainable human settlements in the country.


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Former US president Donald Trump rejected calls for tightened gun controls Friday following the Texas school massacre, saying decent Americans should be allowed the firearms they need to defend themselves against "evil." "The existence of evil in our world is not a reason to disarm law-abiding citizens... The existence of evil is one of the very best…
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Russian forces Saturday announced a latest successful test of their Zircon hypersonic cruise missile as Moscow steps up its Ukraine offensive. The missile was fired from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate stationed in the Barents Sea and "successfully hit" a target stationed 1,000 kilometres (625 miles) away in the White Sea in the Arctic, the defence…
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Iranian police fired tear gas and warning shots to disperse protesters in the southwestern city of Abadan where a tower block collapse killed 28 people, local media reported on Saturday. A large section of the 10-storey Metropol building that was under construction in Abadan, Khuzestan province, crumbled on Monday in one of Iran's deadliest such…
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Twenty-six people were missing Saturday after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia, officials said. The country's search and rescue agency said the vessel was carrying 43 people when it capsized on Thursday in the Makassar Strait, the sea separating the islands of Sulawesi and Borneo.…