Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Okada Riders Clashed With BRT Drivers Over Death of Member

Another bloody confrontation was averted by the men of the Nigerian Police this morning when commercial motorcycle operators popularly called Okada riders stormed Agric Bus Stop, Ikorodu to protest the killing of a member. Eye witness account told our reporter that a blue BRT bus accidentally crushed the okada man plying BRT dedicated lane after …

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NIGERIA MUST LOOK INWARD TO OVERCOME FOREX CHALLENGES – AMBODE

…Says Buhari On Track To Salvage Economy …Lagos Is Secured And Safe For Business- MD Nigerian Breweries Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday expressed optimism that the foreign exchange crisis plaguing the country which has resulted in Naira depreciating considerably low against the Dollar is solvable, but that the country must look inward …

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CRIME FIGHTING: LAGOS ESTABLISHES FIRST DNA FORENSIC LAB IN NIGERIA

….Says Centre’ll Aid Investigation On Domestic, Sexual Violence Cases, Others In furtherance of its commitment to the criminal justice sector reforms and take the fight against crime to a greater level, the Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced that it has concluded plans to establish the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria which …

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LGEA Gives Mr Babatunde Owolabi Surprise Birthday Bash

It was an unexpected birthday bash for a lovable and amiable gentleman, Mr Babatunde Owolabi as staff of the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA), Ikorodu threw a surprised bash to celebrate him when he added another year today, Tuesday, February 23, 2016. THE IMPACT Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, Kunle Adelabu joined Peer Taiwo Salami and other staff of …

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT AS AGENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

By Ola Animashaun The local government system in Nigeria is presently a creation of the constitution. Section 7 of the 1999 constitution guarantees a system of local government by democratically elected local government councils. It goes further to empower states to confer functions on local governments in addition to those conferred on them by the …

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YOUTH ACADEMY: AMBODE PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR FC BARCELONA

…Says Sports Development Key To Tackle Unemployment …As Gov Assures On Successful Hosting Of Beach Soccer African Nations Cup …Lagos Marathon, One Of The Best In The World, Says NFF President   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), being presented with a jersey of FC Barcelona of Spain by the Board member of the …

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Ambode brings joy to visually impaired columnist

Fortune has smiled on Pa Oluwole Falodun, the visually impaired Waka-About columnist who lost his sight to a surgeon’s error 20 years ago, with Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode granting some of his requests. In telephone conservation with The Nation, Pa Falodun confirmed that a three-bedroom apartment has been provided for him in a choice …

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LAGOS INTENSIFIES SENSITISATION AGAINST DOMESTIC, SEXUAL VIOLENCE

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) at the weekend embarked on several activities all geared towards ensuring a holistic response to Sexual and Gender Based Violence in the State in line with the mandate of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration. Coordinator of the DSVRT, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, said the team in …

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LSHA orders LGs to prepare 2016 budget

Lagos state house of assembly, Tuesday, through its committee on local government, called on the Transition Committees in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas, LCDA, to prepare the 2016 Appropriation. The call followed a motion moved by Kazeem Alimi, committee chairman on local government.  Alimi recommended that the council budget should …

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LAGOS MOBILE COURT WILL RESPECT RIGHTS OF DEFENDANTS – AG

..As SANs Hail LASG The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem has assured residents of the State that the Mobile Court recently inaugurated would dispense justice in accordance with the dictates of the law and respect fundamental human rights of defendants charged before the court. The State Government had a …

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