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Women unite for leadership and development as Nkata Ndi Inyom Igbo holds inaugural annual conference

Reading Time: 3 minutes As this August marks the first year of its investiture, on Saturday, 21st August 2021 at 12 noon, the Nkata Ndi Inyom Igbo (NNII) group plans to spread its tentacles with an anniversary event which will be streamed across social media platforms. The theme for the programme is “Enhancing Women’s Participation and Partnership in Governance Read More…

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Lagos State makes another attempt at state-driven stable and efficient power supply

Reading Time: 5 minutes Two decades after an abortive first attempt to break the national grid monopoly, the Lagos State Government has rolled out a Lagos Electricity Policy that would ensure that the people of Lagos State will begin to enjoy stable, and sustainable state-driven power supply by 2023. This will form the basis of a comprehensive electricity law Read More…

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Lagos fully activates COVID-19 oxygen treatment, sample collection centres

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: africanews/Themba Hadebe/AP. To mitigate the effects of the third wave of COVID-19 infection, the Lagos State Government has fully begun operations at 10 COVID-19 Oxygen Treatment and Sample Collection Centres as well as 20 Local Government Area (LGA) Based Sample Collection Sites. Reviewing reports of operations at the centres, the Lagos State Commissioner Read More…

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Lagos Govt, Assembly clarify LCC ‘takeover’, say House resolution was for loan conversion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Chukwuka Tolulope Obu/Wikipedia, LSHA. Contrary to its earlier resolution on the Lagos Concession Company (LCC), the Lagos House of Assembly says it only approved Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s request to convert the $53.9 million Lagos Concession Company (LCC) private loan to a public sector loan. On Monday, 9th August 2021, it was reported that Read More…