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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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    Conference of speakers elects Obasa as chairman

Conference of speakers elects Obasa as chairman

The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria has elected Mudashiru Obasa, speaker of the Lagos house of assembly, as its new chairman.The conference elected new executives at its 2018 second quarter conference held between August 3 and August 5, in Ikeja, Lagos.Obasa takes over from Isamaila Kamba, his Kebbi state counterpart.Reading the communiqué at the end of the [...]

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    LASU to get faculty of arts complex courtesy of Tinubu

LASU to get faculty of arts complex courtesy of Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos, has offered to build a complex to house the faculty of arts at the Lagos State University (LASU) in Ojo. [...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ambode meet maritime stakeholders in Apapa

PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ambode meet maritime stakeholders in Apapa

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, on Thursday met with maritime unions and stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the longing gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi expressway.Osinbajo had ordered the evacuation of trucks from the Apapa expressway.The vice-president inspected the state of the road after meeting with stakeholders and maritime unions in order to find a lasting solution to [...]

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    Police sack four SARS operatives for robbery, abduction

Police sack four SARS operatives for robbery, abduction

Four policemen attached to the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos state, have been dismissed over alleged robbery and other crimes.Adamu Ibrahim, the assistant inspector-general in charge of zone 2 command, approved their dismissal.According to Dolapo Badmus, the zone’s spokesperson, the dismissed officers are Adeoye Adekunle, Adekitan Adebowale, Agbi Lucky and Odighe Hehosa.She said the policemen were also charged to [...]

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    Lagos PDP chieftain shot dead during party meeting

Lagos PDP chieftain shot dead during party meeting

Borishade Adeniyi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cheiftain in Lagos, was on Saturday shot dead during a meeting of party members.Chike Oti, Lagos command police spokesman, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday.Oti said the shooting occurred at Igbosuku village, Eti-Osa LGA, where the meeting held.According to Oti, a fracas broke out between the factions loyal to Moshood Salvador, a [...]

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    Apapa gridlock: The journey from Jos to Lagos lasted 5 days but I’ve spent more than a week just to get to the port, says driver

Apapa gridlock: The journey from Jos to Lagos lasted 5 days but I’ve spent more than a week just to get to the port, says driver

There seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing nightmare that commuters, drivers and those who ply the Oshodi-Apapa expressway in Lagos have been facing in recent times.The gridlock worsened in the last one week, leaving many stranded and wasting long productive hours. A journey that should ordinarily take 30 to 40 minutes lasts hours. Heavy duty vehicles [...]

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