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Eid-el-Kabir 2021: FG Declares 2day Public Holiday

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The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 20, and Wednesday, July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir 2021 celebration in Nigeria. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the apex government, congratulated all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the diaspora. “I call on Muslims to continue to imbibe...

COVID-19 Third Wave: NEC Speaks On Muttered Lockdown

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The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday assured that there was no indication of an imminent lockdown, as the nation braces up for COVID-19’s third wave. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State stated this in a briefing to State House correspondents after the virtual NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Sanwo-Olu said the...

HID TIJANI ADVICES RESIDENTS OF OJOKORO TO EMBARK ON MASSIVE TREE PLANTING

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The Executive Chairman of Ojokoro Local Council Development Area, Hon. Hammed Idowu D. Tijani (HID) has commended the efforts of the Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu towards the sustainability of the annual tree planting exercise in the state. The Council boss who represented the governor at the annual tree planting exercise in Ojokoro LCDA held at Agbado/Ijaiye Primary...

Tree Planting Day: Sanwo-Olu Warns Against Destruction Of Green Infrastructure

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has advised residents to stop further destruction of critical green infrastructure in the state. Sanwo-Olu gave the advice on Wednesday during the 2021 Lagos State Annual Tree Planting Day Celebration with the theme: ”Restore and Recover”. Green infrastructure refers to any vegetative infrastructure system which enhances the natural environment through direct or indirect means, of...

Lagos Partners Versity on Agricultural Development

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The Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture is set to collaborate with Mountain Top University (MTU) on the development of Agriculture Value Chains with an Emphasis on Coconut and Rice. Speaking at a meeting with the delegation from Mountain Top University, the State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, stated that the collaboration is also aimed at human capacity development as...

Lagos LG Polls: Olabinjo sues for reconciliation among party members ahead July 24

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Hon. Benjamin Adeyemi Olabinjo (BAO), the erstwhile two-term council chairman of Ojokoro Local Council Development and former cabinet member of the Lagos State government has called for peace and reconciliation among the All Progressive Congress (APC) members who contested at the just concluded party primaries for the forthcoming local government election to mend all fences and broken walls. BAO made...

Internet Scam: EFCC nabs Lagos nightclub operators

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Two popular Lagos big boys, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze and Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke, owners of Buzz Barr, have been arrested and paraded by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, EFCC, for alleged internet fraud and money laundering. Winfunke is married to a socialite and a popular Lagos fashion entrepreneur, Tania Omotayo. The suspects, who run one of Lagos’ biggest nightclubs located on Adetokunbo Ademola Street,...

INEC begins fresh voters registration

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday resumed its Continuous Voter Registration ahead of the 2023 general elections with a promise to review the exercise. Festus Okoye , the INEC National Commissioner and chairman Information and Voter Education Committee stated this in an interview with news men on Monday night. While speaking on the new technique of registration adopted by...

Baba Ijesha Update: TAMPPAN kicks Iyabo Ojo, Nkechi Blessing below the belt

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The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPPAN) has warned Nollywood actresses, Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing, over any form of nasty outbursts during the trial of actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka better known as Baba Ijesha. The association during a press briefing on Saturday said it would not tolerate any reckless accusations, abuses, and embarrassment against the association...

Lagos Assembly orders LCDAs, LGs to quit ticketing courier operators

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The Lagos House of Assembly has ordered Local Government councils and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state to desist from extorting and harassing operators of courier and logistics services in the state. Noting that this business has really created several opportunities for the Nigeria youths who could not get their dream jobs. On Monday during state sitting Speaker of...