Olofin Emerges Chairman As IPAC Gets New Exco In Lagos…

Honourable Shakirudeen Olofin of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has been elected the new chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Lagos State. In an election conducted by the body’s national officers led by Reverend Olusegun Peters, National Chairman of the Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Joseph Ogebule, of Freedom and Justice Party (FJP)…

Lagos committed to industrial growth — Ambode…

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria. Ambode said this on Tuesday in Lagos during the 2018 Africa Industrialisation Day, themed: “Promoting regional value chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s…

US consulate grant program gives $453, 568 to 45 Nigerian...

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions. The grants support a variety of worthwhile projects in the areas of human rights, transparency in government, freedom of the media, empowerment of women and youth, health, education, entrepreneurship, and the…

Gridlock paralyses Lagos, fares skyrocket…

NAN Commercial activities came to a total halt at Iganmu, Costain Roundabout, Ijora, Funsho Williams Avenue and other areas on the Lagos Mainland as trucks blocked highways, forcing commercial vehicle operators to increase fares by a record hundred per cent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that it was bedlam, especially at Iganmu on…

Man, 22, docked over alleged theft of handbag containing phones,...

A 22-year-old man, Opeyemi Shomuyiwa, was on Monday charged before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for the alleged theft of a  handbag containing two cell phones and recharge cards of various networks and N15, 000 cash, all valiued at N172, 000. Shomuyiwa, who resides at Shogbamu Street, Bariga, is facing a two- count charge of conspiracy and…

2019: PDP guber candidate, Jimi Agbaje speaks on his plans...

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has unveiled some of his plans and policies for Lagosians and how he plans to execute them when elected as the governor in 2019. While fielding questions from the Lagos residents during a Twitter Question and Answer session with the hashtag…

Lagos government assures of worthy successor to LASU VC…

LASU The Lagos State Government has assured of a worthy candidate to succeed Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun as Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU) whose tenure expires in 2020. Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiot Adebule, gave the assurance at a dinner organised by the LASU Alumni Association in honour Prof. Fagbohun on his conferment…

Intra-party rancour led to PDP loss in Lagos in 2015...

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Amos Olayinka, on Saturday said the party lost the governorship seat in Lagos in 2015 because of internal rancour. Olayinka told newsmen that intra party rancour affected the ability of members to monitor and protect the party’s governorship poll in 2015. Olayinka, who said he founded the PDP…

States with the highest number of Universities: Top 5…

Education is undoubtedly the key to the development of any society. The education system in Nigeria has been depleted by the despotic state of Politics in Nigeria. In Nigerian politics, insignificant attention is given to the education system and this is simply the major reason the Nigerian universities are recurrently on strike. In the midst…

Magu Gives Conditions to Move Against Tinubu…

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has claimed that he would only investigate APC leader, Bola Tinubu, if a petition is written against him A journalist asked him why he hasn’t looked into the source of Tinubu’s vast wealth and he retorted that if the journalist writes a petition he…

APC vs PDP: Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje meet in Lagos…

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos and Jimi Agbaje, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, met at the weekend. The duo met when they both attended a wedding event in the state. The two top contenders for the gubernatorial election in 2019 were guests of the popular Shodipo and Dosekun…

2019: Banky W to run for House Of Reps…

Banky W, 37, said he would run under the Modern Democratic Party. The post 2019: Banky W to run for House Of Reps appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news