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Lagos empowerment programme
5 Jul 2021
Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Cecilia Bolaji Dada, has said the government remains committed to the empowerment of youths and women. Dada said this at a one-day workshop organised by the Women Development Centre at Agege. "It is evident that if more women and youth are empowered in the informal…
9 May 2021
Lagos State Government has disclosed that its upgraded skill acquisition centres produce 6000 graduates yearly with goal of eradicating poverty within the state.
8 May 2021
The Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Cecilia Bolaji Dada, has decried battery against Nigerian women, revealing that in Lagos alone, a total of 664 women were battered by their husbands...
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.
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....
7 May 2017
Sir: Taking into account its cosmopolitan nature as well as its dynamic economic and commercial status, Lagos State has the largest mixtures of women in the country.
22 Oct 2016
The Lagos State Government, through the State Ministry for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) has partnered the organisers of EWURO Project as part of efforts to further ...
13 Aug 2016
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, on Saturday called for intensified collaborative efforts among African countries in their struggle for the full emancipation of women.


Six of the 62 persons held by terrorists, following the March 28, 2022 attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train, have called on the Federal Government and international community to facilitate their release.
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Residents of Iviukwe Community in Etsako East Local Council of Edo State, yesterday, called on Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba...
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, has refused to grant an ex parte application by Mr. Farah Dagogo to stop the gubernatorial primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State.
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There All Progressives Congress (APC) National Assembly aspirants, yesterday, urged the leadership of the party to conduct free, fair and transparent primary election.
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In continuation of its clampdown on cultists and other criminals across the state, operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested four members of the dreaded Eiye cult group...