Lagos State Govt. Denies Sponsoring Pilgrims For 2015 Hajj

Lagos State Government on Tuesday denied sponsorship of pilgrims for the 2015 hajj as being speculated in some news media, even as the Amirul Hajj restated the state’s readiness to conduct a hitch free hajj. Reacting to publications in some dailies that some pilgrimage forms allocated to key officials of the state government have been […]

Sokoto’s Negative Health Statistics Worries Tambuwal

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Tuesday said his administration was determined to turn the corner on the various negative statistics in the health sector in the state. In that regard, the state government said it will partner with the Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) to train nurses and midwives from the 23 local […]

CCB Mandate INEC Staffs To Declare Asset Before August 20

The Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) has given the acting Chairman of INEC, Hajiya Amina Zakari, up till August 20 to compel the remaining 860 of the 1,326 Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) workforce who have failed to declare their assets before or after the March general elections. The defaulting INEC staffs have been mandated to fill […]

Lagos Reiterates Commitment To Fight Against Domestic Violence

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring total eradication of sexual and gender based violence in the state, saying the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode led administration has zero tolerance for perpetrators of such crimes. In a statement issued on Monday and signed by the Coordinator, Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Mrs. […]

Editors Applaud Federal Government’s Anti-Corruption War

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has commended the Federal Government’s effort to fight corruption and recover Nigeria’s stolen money stashed abroad. The commendation is contained in a statement issued at the end of the meeting of the NGE Standing Committee held in Sokoto on Aug. 6 and Aug. 8. The statement, signed by Mr […]

Nigeria Receive 12,000 Refugees From Cameroon

Federal Government officials and those of Adamawa and Borno States Saturday visited the over 12,000 Nigerian refuges repatriated by the Cameroonian authorities at their temporary camps in Mubi, Adamawa, preparatory to their screening for rehabilitation. The officials were led by Alhaji Sani Sidi, the Director General of National Emergency Management Agency. Sidi said the government […]

Ambode ​Receives Odusile​, Tasks NUJ On Professionalism

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday received the newly elected ​President of the Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ), Mr. Waheed Odusile and the executives of Lagos State Council, where he charged them to work assiduously to improve on the standard of the profession in Nigeria. Speaking at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, the […]

Two Policemen Arrested For Assaulting LASTMA Officials

Two policemen had been arrested for allegedly assaulting officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA). Spokeswoman of the Lagos State Police Command, DSP. Patricia Amadin made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. “The command has arrested two policemen for complicity in the assault of LASTMA officials while on their […]