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2 Oct 2020
In keeping with his promise to lift many people out of poverty at the grass-roots level, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday empowered another set of 2,000 indigent citizens.
29 May 2020
Lagos State government yesterday said that it had attracted investment worth $250 million for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
6 May 2020
There's inescapably mixed emotions one takes away after reading Lola Akande’s latest short stories, Suitors Are Scarce in Lagos (Tunmike Pages, Lagos; 2020), a collection that boasts of a mixture of narrative
14 Aug 2019
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday released and transmitted the final list of his commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly with former Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation....
5 Oct 2018
The President of Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), Kamil Yomi Bolarinwa, has charged women to spend quality time with their children in order to raise responsible children. He said by spending quality time with them, they would be able to shun vices plaguing the youths in the country. This call was made at the…
21 Apr 2018
Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), yesterday, said over 6000 youths and women in Lagos went through its skill acquisition-training programme within the last one year.
15 Apr 2018
Barely a year after her first novel, What It Takes, was released, University of Lagos don, Dr. Lola Akande of Department of English, has launched her latest work entitled...
21 Feb 2018
Author of acclaimed campus-focused novel, What It Takes and University of Lagos don, Dr. Lola Akande, has released another novel titled Where Are You From? It is about citizenship...
5 Nov 2017
The Lagos State government has warned health workers and other citizens practising female genital mutilation (FGM) to desist from the act or face full wrath of the law.
3 Sep 2017
Lola Akande’s novel, What It Takes, her second novel, a fictional account of how some university teachers dehumanise their students, especially PhD candidates, offers a sharp criticism of a system with little internal control measures to rein in its loose operators.
17 Jun 2017
The Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, led by the Hon. Commissioner of WAPA, Dr Lola Akande, held their annual WAPA Connect Conference last week Thursday with the theme Fostering Domestic Harmony Through Multi....
16 Apr 2017
The university has been central to the consolidation of Nigerian literature in many ways. While a great deal of the literature is produced by members of the university communities...


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