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Lola Akande

2 days ago
Lagos State Government has charged the State Council on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to create and drive programmes that would enhance the capacities of MSMEs to deliver on their mandate.
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....


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Hosts Cameroon set up an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against the Gambia but only after labouring to a 2-1 win over a Comoros side who were forced to start an outfield player
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Gabon coach Patrice Neveu admitted his team struggled to make up for losing star man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after they were knocked
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Soldiers in Burkina Faso on Monday announced on state television that they have seized power in the West African country following a mutiny over the civilian president...
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A UK government minister resigned Monday in protest over the government's handling of fraudulent loans granted as part of a pandemic business support scheme.
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Star forward Musa Barrow scored on 71 minutes to take debutants Gambia, the lowest-ranked team at the Africa Cup of Nations, into the quarter-finals on Monday with a 1-0 victory