Ambode Appoints 19 New Permanent Secretaries

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of 19new Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service. In a statement issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the appointments are in line with the Governor’s drive to restructure the civil service for efficient performance and service delivery. The development […]

APGA Urges Buhari To Tackle Economy

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to address the ugly state of the nation’s economy. Participants at the two-day retreat organised by the new APGA national leadership urged the new APC-led administration to speed up the process of establishing structures of […]

Lagos Is Engine Room For Nigeria’s Growth, Development-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday led top chieftains and lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to receive a delegation of US Congress, led by Congressman Darelle Issa, where he said that the state is the citadel for growth and development of Nigeria. Speaking at an interactive session with the US delegation […]

I Pray For President Buhari-Father Mbaka

Enugu cleric, Catholic Priest and founder of Enugu Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday, celebrated his 20th priesthood anniversary, describing it as victory over enemies of truth and blackmailers. This came just as President Muhammadu Buhari hailed the patriotic spirit of Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka saying  that ”Father Mbaka is a great priest who […]

We Have Re-established Education As Core Responsibility Of Govt- Aregbesola

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said that his administration has through various efforts re-established ‎education as core responsibility of government. He said the massive infrastructure provision and development of the personnel in the sector are part of the efforts at ensuring that education is used to catalyse a new wave of development […]

Ambode Mulls Tax Incentive To Boost Lagos Capital Market

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said that tax incentives could be a major catalyst for greater capital flows into the capital markets in Nigeria. The Governor who said this when he played host to a delegation of the UK-Nigeria Emerging Capital Market Taskforce led by a former Lord Mayor of the City […]

Libyan Court Sentences Ghaddafi’s Son To Death

A Libyan court has sentenced Saif al-Islam,  son of late Col. Muammar Gaddafi  and eight others to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution, the BBC reports. They were on trial along with dozens of other close associates of the deposed leader, accused of suppressing protests during the uprising. Saif al-Islam was not […]

Ambode Congratulates NGE President

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday congratulated Mr. Abdulwaheed Odusile, who was elected as the new President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the weekend. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the Governor commended the peaceful and democratic process that preceded his victory. He urged […]

Ex-Amnesty Boss, Kingley Kuku To Appear Before EFCC

Nigeria’s anti graft body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Friday invited the immediate past Special Adviser on Amnesty Programme, Dr. Kingsley Kuku, for interrogation on the finances of the agency. Kuku, who resigned a few weeks ago, is expected to report to the EFCC on July 28 to respond to allegations bordering on embezzlement […]

Ambode Reiterates Commitment To Teachers welfare

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve the welfare of teachers in the State, just as he assured that the required attention will be given to the education sector. The Governor who  gave the assurance at the 35th Convocation Ceremony of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, held at […]

Parents, Applicants Protest JAMB Cut Off Marks At Unilag

Prospective University of Lagos (UNILAG) students protested yesterday during their screening for admission for 2015/2016 session. UNILAG’s Registrar Dr Taiwo Ipaye said only 9,000 of the 32,000 applicants were eligible for screening. Ipaye said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) considered a lot of options at its 2015 Combined Policy Meeting held on July […]