Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Lagos approves use of hijab in public schools

Lagos approves use of hijab in public schools

The Lagos state government has given a go ahead to Muslim female pupils to use hijab in public schools.The development was announced in a circular by the state’s area unit of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN).A Lagos high court had in October 2014, ruled against the use of hijabs in schools, a judgement that was upturned by an [...]

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    Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) otherwise known as TraderMoni in three more markets in Lagos state.The vice president, on Monday, launched the free loan scheme to traders at the Ikotun, Igando and Ile Epo markets.Osinbajo, accompanied by Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    41 candidates vying to be Lagos governor

41 candidates vying to be Lagos governor

The INEC in Lagos on Friday published details of 41 candidates of various political parties in the state for the 2019 elections jostling to become governor.According to NAN, 589 candidates of different parties are eying 40 seats in the Lagos state house of assembly.NAN reports that the INEC timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 general election indicated that [...]

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    Udoma: In four years, all 774 LGAs will have internet connectivity

Udoma: In four years, all 774 LGAs will have internet connectivity

Udo Udoma, minister for budget and national planning, says in four years, every of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria will have internet connectivity. The minister disclosed this while speaking at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on Thursday.He said the government is working to increase broadband penetration across all geopolitical zones of [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat: A winning combination for Lagos

Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat: A winning combination for Lagos

BY FUNKE PHILLIPSOn November 4, 2018, Babajide Sanwo-Olu officially announced Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, a former Lagos Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, and earlier contender for the All Progressive Congress Lagos ticket, as his running mate for the 2019 Lagos Gubernatorial elections. The announcement birthed a strategic dream team equipped to usher Lagos into a new dispensation worthy of its [...]

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    FRCN driver plunges into the lagoon from third mainland bridge (updated)

FRCN driver plunges into the lagoon from third mainland bridge (updated)

A driver with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria on Friday jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.The deceased simply identified as Oladejo was said to have alighted from a commercial bus conveying him and some of his colleagues to work and dived into the lagoon immediately.Witnesses said he had pretended that he wanted to ease [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu, Lagos APC leaders visit Ambode

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu, Lagos APC leaders visit Ambode

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, on Tuesday visited Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, at the government house, Marina, Lagos.Obafemi Hamzat, Sanwo-Olu's deputy, and James Odunmbaku, leader of the Mandate Movement, the group which backed Sanwo-Olu to pick the governorship ticket, were among the APC leaders who joined Sanwo-Olu.This is the second [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu watches as  Ambode hugs Fashola at APC convention

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu watches as Ambode hugs Fashola at APC convention

It was a sight to behold as Babatunde Fashola, former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode,  the incumbent governor, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, sat side by side at the ruling party's national convention in Abuja.Ambode and Sanwo-Olu walked into the Eagle Square, venue of the convention, together.Both men weren't on the same page in [...]

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    Tongues wagging as Ambode, Sanwo-Olu walk into APC convention side by side

Tongues wagging as Ambode, Sanwo-Olu walk into APC convention side by side

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were the cynosure of all eyes  at the national convention of the ruling party in Abuja on Saturday.The duo walked into the Eagle Square, venue of the convention, hand-in-hand and sat together to the admiration of the party members.This generated reactions on social media as [...]

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    Lagos assembly member knocks Gbenga Ashafa out of senatorial race

Lagos assembly member knocks Gbenga Ashafa out of senatorial race

 Gbenga Ashafa, senator representing Lagos east, has lost his bid to return to the senate, for the third time.The All Progressives Congress (APC) senator lost the ticket to Bayo Osinowo,  a four-term member of the state assembly.The APC electoral committee of the national assembly and state house of assembly primary elections declared the results on Saturday.The primary election, including a [...]

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    NWC panel makes U-turn, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of Lagos APC primary

NWC panel makes U-turn, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of Lagos APC primary

Clement Ebri, chairman of the primary election panel of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of the exercise in the state.Ebri made the declaration at a press conference in Lagos on Wednesday morning.He had earlier distanced the committee from the election, opposing the open ballot system used.Ebri said arrangements were in place [...]

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    Lagos APC shuns NWC, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of guber primary

Lagos APC shuns NWC, declares Sanwo-Olu winner of guber primary

The Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of the gubernatorial primary election.Tunde Balogun, chairman of the party in the state, made the declaration at the state headquarters of the party in Ogba, Ikeja, on Tuesday night.He said Sanwo-Olu polled 970,851 votes to defeat Ambode who was said to have secured 72,901 votes.The [...]

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    My backing of Sanwo-Olu remains unchanged, says Tinubu after meeting Buhari

My backing of Sanwo-Olu remains unchanged, says Tinubu after meeting Buhari

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his backing of Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the Lagos state governorship ticket of the party "remains unchanged".Tunde Rahman, Tinubu’s media adviser, made this known in a statement issued on Monday.According to The Nation, the statement was put out after Tinubu met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.He was [...]

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    Lagos APC primary: I’ll accept outcome of a credible process, says Ambode

Lagos APC primary: I’ll accept outcome of a credible process, says Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has expressed confidence in the ability of the panel conducting the governorship primary election in the state.Speaking when he received members of the panel headed by Clement Ebri, Ambode said he believes that the election would be free and fair, adding that he would accept the outcome of such exercise.He appealed to the committee [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu: I’ve forgiven Ambode but I’m sure he would regret his action

Sanwo-Olu: I’ve forgiven Ambode but I’m sure he would regret his action

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the only aspirant challenging Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, to the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, says he wants to propose solutions to problems facing the state and not "sling insults".He said this in response to the allegation of Ambode that he was arrested for spending fake dollars at a night club in US.In a statement on [...]

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    Ambode: US arrested Sanwo-Olu for spending fake dollars

Ambode: US arrested Sanwo-Olu for spending fake dollars

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his opponent in the race to secure the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019, is not fit.Addressing a press conference at government house, Alausa, Ikeja, on Sunday, Ambode said Sanwo-Olu was arrested for spending fake dollars at a night club in US.He added that his challenger was mentally [...]

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November 16, 2018USDGBPEUR
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