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    ASUU members storm Ambode’s office over crisis in LASU

ASUU members storm Ambode’s office over crisis in LASU

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from Lagos, Ondo, Oyo and different state chapters stormed the office of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, over the weekend to demand solution to the crisis involving their members at the Lagos State University (LASU).The union and the management of the institution have been at loggerheads, resulting to the sacking [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced his bid to seek the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 Lagos governorship election.Sanwo-Olu made his intention known on Sunday while addressing his supporters at City Hall, Lagos.The governorship aspirant says he intends to make Lagos the "greatest, most vibrant city on the African continent, taking its rightful place in the comity [...]

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    Lagos AD guber candidate knocks ‘aspirants who worship godfathers’

Lagos AD guber candidate knocks ‘aspirants who worship godfathers’

Owolabi Salis, gubernatorial candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos, says poverty level in the country has made godfatherism popular.Salis said this on Saturday while speaking with journalists at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.He said the country still had a high level of poverty because the government has not really practiced true governance.According to him, true [...]

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    ICAN president: Even the blind can see Ambode’s achievements

ICAN president: Even the blind can see Ambode’s achievements

Razak Jaiyeola, president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), says the achievements of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, are visible.Jaiyeola said this when he and Rufai Mohammed, president of the Institute of Directors (IoD), led  members of their governing councils on a courtesy visit to the governor on Tuesday.He said since Ambode assumed office in 2015, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Ambode picks APC nomination form

PHOTOS: Ambode picks APC nomination form

Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, picked up expression of interest and nomination forms for his second term on Monday.Accompanied by some members of his cabinet, Ambode picked the forms at the headquarters of the ruling party in Abuja.Below are pictures:[...]

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    Fresh crisis rocks Lagos APC as faction moves to stop primaries

Fresh crisis rocks Lagos APC as faction moves to stop primaries

A faction of the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the national working committee (NWC) led by Adams Oshiomhole that going ahead with primary elections in the state "will spell doom for the party and expose it to avoidable litigation".Going by the schedule of the party, primary elections for the 2019 polls will begin on Wednesday [...]

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    No going back on direct primary, says Lagos APC

No going back on direct primary, says Lagos APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state says the decision to elect its candidates for the 2019 elections through direct primaries has not changed.Abiodun Salami, assistant publicity secretary of the party in the state, said this in an interview with NAN in Lagos.He was reacting to the resolutions of meetings held in some states, where some chapters of the [...]

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    Lagos taskforce chairman orders release of impounded vehicles

Lagos taskforce chairman orders release of impounded vehicles

Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency's traffic yard in Ikorodu.Members of the public had accused some officers of the agency of illegal confiscation of vehicles which prompted Egbeyemi's decision.At least seven vehicles were released to their owners, while other vehicle owners were told to report [...]

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    Lekan Fatodu donates website to Lagos APC

Lekan Fatodu donates website to Lagos APC

Lekan Fatodu, journalist and PR consultant, has donated a website to the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking during the presentation, Fatodu said the website will help to prevent the spread of false information by "shady individuals"."Being a communication expert and a committed party member, it has become a duty for me to step in to help fill [...]

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    We’re better off without him, says Lagos PDP on defection of ex-chairman

We’re better off without him, says Lagos PDP on defection of ex-chairman

Taofik Gani, publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, says the party is better-off without Moshood Salvador, its former chairman.In a statement on Tuesday, Gani described the defection of Salvador to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as good riddance.Salvador had defected to APC with “over 10,000 members” of his supporters, saying he was no longer comfortable with “greedy leaders who [...]

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    Visionscape denies owing salaries, says staff not involved in Ikeja protest

Visionscape denies owing salaries, says staff not involved in Ikeja protest

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    Police arrest ’57 homosexuals’ in Lagos

Police arrest ’57 homosexuals’ in Lagos

The Lagos state police command says it arrested 57 persons suspected to be involved in homosexual activities in the Egbeda area of the state.Edgal Imohimi, Lagos state commissioner of police, confirmed the arrest to reporters during a news conference.He said the suspects were picked up on Sunday at 2am while they were performing gay-initiation for newly recruited members.“Intelligence gathered revealed [...]

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    Lagos PDP chairman defects to APC with over ‘10,000 members’

Lagos PDP chairman defects to APC with over ‘10,000 members’

Moshood Salvador, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with "over 10,000 members" of the opposition party.He announced his defection to journalists at his residence in the Surulere area of the state on Monday.Salvador said he was no longer comfortable with "greedy leaders who are fond of telling lies [...]

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    Third mainland bridge to be closed after Eid-el-Kabir

Third mainland bridge to be closed after Eid-el-Kabir

The Lagos state government says the third mainland bridge will be shut down for four days.Ade Akinsanya, Lagos commissioner for works and infrastructure, said the closure will begin from August 23 to 26 for investigative maintenance test to be carried out.The bridge will be closed a day after 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.Sina Thorpe, deputy director, public affairs division of the works ministry, [...]

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    Oshodi bus terminal targets 1m passengers daily

Oshodi bus terminal targets 1m passengers daily

Ladi Lawanson, Lagos state commissioner for transportation, says the Oshodi bus interchange will process up to one million passengers daily, when completed.Lawanson disclosed this in an interview with NAN.He said the state government had secured a commitment from contractors handling the project on its completion time.“What we are doing in Oshodi is the first of its kind. It is taking [...]

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    Lagos APC adopts direct primary for 2019 elections

Lagos APC adopts direct primary for 2019 elections

Aspirants vying for various elective positions under the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos will face direct primary.Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, announced this at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the party’s secretariat on Acme Road, Ogba, Lagos, on Tuesday.He said the party would immediately commence the process of registering new members, while the old members who had [...]

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