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26 Nov 2018
Abuja and Abeokuta have joined the latest cities to catch the bug of marathon in the country, an official said. Olukayode Thomas, head of media, Lagos City Marathon, who made the disclosure on Sunday, said that the culture of international marathons and road races revived by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in 2016 was…
25 Nov 2018
The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it would spare no efforts to ensure delivery of all major ongoing projects across the state on schedule. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, said this after an inspection tour of ongoing projects in the state. He urged the contractors to speed up work, so…
11 Nov 2018
Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi/Apapa Expressway.
10 Sep 2018
Lagos State Government says it has released about N720.5 million to settle backlogs of 190 pensioners’ entitlements under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). Mrs Folashade Onanuga, Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), made the disclosure on Monday in Lagos. Onanuga said the total pension fund released by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration from August 2015 stood…
1 Sep 2018
Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, formerly intending to be governor of Lagos State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has left the party for All Progressives Congress (APC). Olawale-Cole said his decision was informed by what he described as impressive performance of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. In an interview…
16 Jul 2018
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged intending pilgrims for the upcoming Hajj to represent the state well, and be good ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ambode made the call on Sunday during a two-day seminar organised by the state for 2018 intending pilgrims at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.…
17 Jun 2018
The Lagos State Government is to introduce an efficient pension scheme for its workforce, an official said on Sunday. Under the new regime, retirees will be paid their gratuity (lump sum) within three months after retirement. The Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Mrs Folashade Onanuga, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the…
29 Apr 2018
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had performed remarkably well to deserve another term in office. The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Abiodun Salami, spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said the…
23 Apr 2018
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday pledged that his administration would continue to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. Ambode made the pledge at the formal swearing-in of 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members posted to the state. He was represented by Mr Demilade Longe, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Special…
5 Feb 2018
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in new members of his cabinet, demanding from them `nothing but the best`. “Given the cosmopolitan nature of our state and the peculiar challenges of a mega city, we cannot afford to rely on the status quo approach to providing solution to new and emerging issues.…
24 May 2016
Amidst speculations on why President Buhari cancelled his scheduled official visit to Lagos, the presidency yesterday insisted it had nothing to do with an illness.
11 Jun 2015
Alhaja Basira Balogun, the women leader in Oyingbo market, on Thursday appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to hand over the new market complex to traders.


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The Federal Government has cautioned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over disobeying the order of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) to call off its ongoing strike.
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions is investigating the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for allegedly re-allocating Atala Marginal Oil Field (OML 46) in Bayelsa to another firm.
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Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected cultists in the state and recovered firearm from them. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. He said that the suspected cultists were arrested on Sept. 23 at about 6.30…
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Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo has warned Officers and Ratings under his watch to stay away from partisan politics and desist from unprofessional conduct that damaged the image of the Nigerian Navy during the 2023 elections.
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As part of the build-up towards ensuring concrete security arrangements for the nation, as the 2023 General Elections approach, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the training of the first batch of Bell 412EP B1.3 Type-Training Course for Police Airwing Aircraft Maintenance Engineers comprising 17 officers, whose training is expected to improve the technical expertise of the Aircraft Maintenance Unit of the Police Airwing and prevent operational mishaps during aerial surveillance operations.