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Ambode Strikes Again:Halts planned Toll hike

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has reacted promptly by stopping the planned toll gate hike by Lekki Concession Company. A release signed by Commissioner of Information  & Strategy reads : “The attention of Lagos State Government has been drawn to the announcement of a proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge by the Lekki Concession Company ... Read More »

Buhari approves immediate Foreign Treatment for Ailing Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate air lifting of ailing former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme for treatment abroad. The instruction waa revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday. Shehu said Buhari’s approval followed a brief he received on the medical condition of Ekwueme. He ... Read More »

Tinubu’s Emotional Tribute to Late son, Babajide “He was highly intelligent…followed his own course”

Statement by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Passing on of Son Kazeem Olajide Babajide (Oct.12, 1980-Oct.31st 2017) ABOUT JIDE (Kazeem Olajide Babajide Tinubu, Born October 12th 1980) We want to express our thanks and deep appreciation to all who have demonstrated their sympathy and expressed their condolences over the loss of our eldest son, Jide.  I want to especially thank President ... Read More »

Bafarawa Confesses: “I Am Backing Gbenga Daniel for PDP Chairmanship”

Former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa has assured Otunba Gbenga DanieI of his  support in the bid for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Receiving Otunba Daniel at his Sokoto residence, he expressed his delight at the interest of Otunba Daniel to lead the PDP back to victory in 2019. According to Bafarawa, he deliberately ... Read More »

Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi Speaks Igbo in new Movie!

Nollywood star, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, has acted as a therapist, sex trafficker, nun, lawyer, doctor, scheming lover and spoilt rich kid among others in 21 years of professional acting. A forthcoming film will see her play the mother of a gay child. The Yoruba-born actress will also be speaking Igbo for the very first time. While not giving much away about ... Read More »

Football Star, Obafemi Martins donates Nmulti-million equipment to Lagos State

Nigeria Football international, Obafemi Martins on Thursday donated health equipment worth several millions of naira to the Lagos State Government, saying it was part of his philanthropic gestures to give back to the society. Among the equipment donated by Martins, through his foundation, Obafemi Martins Foundation (OMF), include 200 Wheel Chairs, 3,240 Crutches, 100 Baby Courts, 60 Hospital Beds, 13 ... Read More »

Ambode appoints new Head of Service

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Mrs. Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. ... Read More »