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Lagos State House of Assembly constitutes members of the adhoc committees

  By Titi Adeaga Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday constituted members of the adhoc committees on Budget and Economic Planning and Public Accounts (LOCAL) for budget re-ordering and auditor general’s report respectively. Members of the Adhoc committee on Budget and Economic Planning as announced by the Speaker during plenary …

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Police destroys drugs worth over fifty million naira in Lagos.

BY BABAJIDE ALLI-BALOGUN Lagos State Police Command, has destroyed weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and other outlawed drugs worth fifty million naira recovered from arrested notorious criminals at Akala, Mushin area of Lagos. According to the command, the illicit drugs were burnt at Olusosun dump site in compliance with …

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Exercise Crocodile Smile 2: Army arrests over 40 suspects in Lagos, Ogun

BY BABAJIDE ALLI-BALOGUN Nigerian Army has arrested over forty suspects for various offences within Lagos and Ogun states after the launch of ‘Exercise CROCODILE SMILE 2 ‘ by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai. The army made this known through the 81 Division spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Olaolu Daudu in …

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Lagos kicks off awareness campaign on toll-free numbers.

BY BABAJIDE ALLI-BALOGUN In a bid to create awareness on the essence of Emergency Toll-Free lines, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has kicked off, its three-day road show. According to LASEMA, the agency’s toll-free lines are one one two/ seven six seven for emergency and disaster intervention. Its …

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Buhari is a decent man, stop accusing him of fraud – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has appealed to Nigerians to stop accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of fraud in the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Kachikwu recently opened a can of worms in the NNPC when he accused the Group Managing Director of …

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Lagos has broken culture of silence around sexual, domestic abuse — Ambode

A Resource book on sexual abuse and gender based violence, recently launched by the Lagos State government has been positioned to rid the State of the menace of domestic and sexual violence once and for all. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, who represented Lagos State Governor …

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There Is No $25 billion NNPC Contracts Anywhere – Presidency

  The Presidency on Sunday said no contracts worth 25 billion dollars were awarded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), It also said that 25 billion dollars was not missing in the corporation. Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the …

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Alaafin declares Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Chief Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo (Generalissimo) of Yorubaland. It was learnt that the acclaimed winner of the June 12th 1993 presidential election, Late Chief Moshood …

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Southwest APC demands more powers for states

  Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday dissociated themselves from the agitation for restructuring. They voted for devolution of power. The decision was taken at a meeting at the Oyo State Governor’s Office in Ibadan. Governors Akinwunmi Ambode(Lagos), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rotimi …

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Police Service Commission didn’t demote Lagos CP – Okiro

  The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike Okiro on Thursday disowned a letter from the commission purportedly demoting the Lagos State acting Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal to Deputy Commissioner of Police. He stated that the letter was not authorised and should be ignored. The Commission’s Permanent Secretary, Musa …

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