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Lagos PDP Asks Ambode to Declare Assets Publicly

Lagos PDP Asks Ambode to Declare Assets Publicly

The Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked Akinwunmi Ambode,the state governor, to publicly declare his assets. The PDP said the governor should make the public declaration of his assets on or before June 29, 2015. Ambode was sworn in as the governor on May 29. In a statement issued by

Multiple Accidents On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A trailer loaded with goods is currently on fire at the Sapade area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway according to eyewitnesses. Elsewhere, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, a red car also went up in flames around the Ogudu area of Lagos at about 10.30am on Monday. Similarly, another accident occurred around the NSCE Quarry site along the

Ambode Comes On Board

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor, Lagos State, has reiterated his readiness to operate an open government. The governor, who said this shortly after he was sworn-in by Funmilayo Atilade, Chief Judge of Lagos State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, May 29, 2015, as the 14th governor of the state, also promised all residents of the state

Lagos Not Immune to Economic Realities- Fashola

  Babatunde Fashola, Lagos State governor, has said that the state is not immune to the current economic realities that have made it impossible for some state governments to pay salaries of workers. Fashola spoke on Wednesday at the public lecture of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria, which also included the inauguration of a

US Envoy Says Free Press Promotes Healthy Democracy 

Jeffrey Hawkins, United States Consul General has emphasized the relevance of free and independent press to healthy democracy in Nigeria.“We all know that a free press is essential to a healthy democracy.  Not only during elections but every day, every week, every month, and every year the news media must remain focused and engaged.”This he said

10 Docked For Torturing Three Women

A Lagos High court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has remanded 10 people in prison custody for allegedly torturing 3 women over accusations of stealing pepper at Oba Morufu International Market in Ejigbo, Lagos. The suspects are: Isiaka Waidi, 61, the Market Leader; Jimoh Busari, 50; Oloruntoyin Dauda, 46; Buhari Yusuf, 22 and Azeez Akinosun, 36.

NSE Partners CECP to Walk Against Cancer

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, in partnership with the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, CECP, is set to embark on a fun-filled five-kilometre walk, run and jog competition on May 16, 2015 in Lagos. The initiative, according to Bola Adeeko, head of NSE’s corporate services, is to promote teamwork, corporate wellness and to create awareness for

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