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Presidency says magazine article on Nigeria unfair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters/File Photo, Twitter. The Presidency has described as unfair and distorted, the latest article on Nigeria published by the Foreign Affairs (Magazine) titled, ‘The Giant of Africa is Failing’. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the condemnation in a statement in Abuja on Read More…

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11 year-old girl rescued from abusive father

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LASG. The Lagos State Ministry of Justice, through the Directorate of Citizens Rights (DCR), has rescued an 11-year old girl, allegedly being abused and assaulted by her biological father, after a neighbour residing on the same street with the family in Ikosi, Ketu area of Lagos reported her case to DCR. The Director, Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu hails UNILAG on handling of sex-for-marks scandal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Governor Receives Visitation Panel Members In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a group photograph with members of the Presidential Visitation Panel to the University of Lagos (UNILAG), led by Lt. Gen. Martin Luther Agwai Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has hailed the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for entrenching Read More…

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Lagos pledges to scale-up nutrition awareness in first 1000 days campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: istockphoto, Scaling Up Nutrition. The Lagos State Government says it will create more awareness for the state’s one thousand days nutrition programme to enhance the health and wellbeing of babies in the state. Dr Bunmi Iwayeni, the Assistant Director, Family Health and Nutrition, Lagos State Primary Health Care Board (LSPHCB), made this known Read More…

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From Nigeria to Brazil ‘halo’ crops reap pandemic profits

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. In picture above: Freshly washed ginger plant bulbs are seen at a market in Kaduna, Nigeria. April 30, 2021. Picture taken April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde In a flowing cream hijab, Karima M. Imam walks through her fields in scrubland in northern Nigeria as workers harvest a gnarled brown root that Read More…

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Twitter removes Buhari’s ‘abusive’ civil war post

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Ludovic Marin/Pool/REUTERS/File Photo. President Buhari’s Twitter account suspended for 12 hours In picture above: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari poses before the opening session of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Twitter removed on Wednesday a post by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Read More…

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Reps furious as contractor abandons Lagos-Badagry expressway

Reading Time: 3 minutes The House of Representatives has expressed disappointment that no staff of CGC Nigeria Ltd, the contractor handling Lagos-Badagry expressway, was on site when its members visited the project on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that House of Representatives Committee on Works, led by its Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Kabir, was on oversight inspection Read More…

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Lagos Cyclists organise 60km Ride on World Bicycle Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some selected cyclists from Lagos State under the auspices of FT Cycle Care  will organise  a 60km ride across some destinations in the state as part of activities to mark the World Bicycle Day. The Technician for the race and award winning cyclist, Kate Oyewole, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that Read More…

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Lagos set to establish Housing Cooperative Association

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: (L-R) Director of Commerce (MCIC), Mrs. Hellen Adesina; Director of Cooperatives Service (MCIC), Mrs. Zulikha Ibrahim; The representative of the Commissioner and Special Adviser to the Governor on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mr. Oladele Ajayi and President Lagos State Cooperative Federation (LASCOFED), Bar. Shobulo at the sensitisation forum on Read More…

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Lagos to partner Dangote Foundation, others for employment generation

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: L-R: Director, Skills Development Department, National Board for Technical Education,(N.B.T.E), Abbati Muhammed; Consul General of Germany in Lagos, Dr. Stefan Trumann; Past President of VDMA, Dr. Reinhold Festge; President/Chief Executive, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; representative of Kogi State Governor and Deputy Governor, Read More…