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Stop Sending ‘Crazy Bills’ to Customers, Fashola Warns DisCos

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has warned electricity distribution companies to desist from estimated billing, noting that, “The Discos have the obligation to meter their customers.   “They must provide them with meters for effective metering before charging them.” The minister spoke in Kano during the 18th monthly power sector and …

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Int’l Youth Day: Ambode’s Wife Empowers Youths With Entrepreneurial Skills

As part of its activities to mark the 2017 International Youth Day, Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), a pet project of wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, commenced a two-day entrepreneurial training programme, at its Oregun office for youths in Lagos State, aged from 15 …

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Press Release: ASUU/FG Ends Crucial Meeting

The meeting between leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU ) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has just ended. The meeting held at the Minister’s Conference Room, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Federal Secreatriat , Abuja took significant steps towards the resolution of the issues raised by ASUU. …

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The Shameful State of African Primary School, Erikorodo in Ikorodu division, Calls For Urgent Attention From Government, Community

These ugly images, which depict the present state of the African Primary School, Erikorodo in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, underscore the level of the degeneration of the educational sector in the country. What really made the dilapidatory condition of this school to be sadden is that it is the only …

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LASPOTECH Strike: Court Orders Unions To Call-off Strike

The National Industrial Court in Ikoyi has directed the Staff Unions of the Lagos State Polytechnic to suspend the strike action embarked upon on August 1st, 2017. In a press statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on education, said that Hon. Justice F.I. Kola-Olalere gave the order in his ruling on Tuesday, …

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Lagos To Host First Ever International Drinks Festival In December

This coming December promises more fun than ever before as Lagos is set to play host to the first ever International Drinks Festival, as brand owners, retailers, and holiday fun seekers are expected to besiege Africa’s entertainment capital in the single largest gathering of stakeholders in  drinks’ business ever witnessed in Nigeria. At an exclusive …

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Glo Lafta Fest: Basketmouth, Gordons, Helen Paul, Others Thrill Ikorodu Subscribers

Kunle Adelabu. Sunday, August 13, 2017, was a day that would not be forgotten easily in the lives of glo subscribers in Ikorodu as they were thrilled to an afternoon of laughter by A-list comedy acts,courtesy the telecommunication giant, Globacom. The event,which was tagged ‘Glo Lafta Fest’ and held at the Musical Village, situated along …

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Lagos Hosts FG Ecology Team

The Federal Government team on a comprehensive survey of ecological sites across the country on Monday, August 14, 2017, arrived in Lagos for the collation of ecological issues peculiar to each Local Government and Local Council Development Area in the State with a view to proferring lasting solutions to the challenges. Receiving the delegates on …

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LASPOTECH Strike: Industrial Court Resume Hearing Today

The National Industrial Court (NIC) will resume hearing today, Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in the matter instituted against Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnic (SSANIP) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic Chapters by the Lagos State Government. Government has filed a motion on notice for interlocutory injunction …

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Ambode Mourns Passage Of LASIEC Commissioner, Lateef Raji

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday, August 14, 2017, expressed sadness over the death of a Commissioner of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Mr. Abdullateef Raji.   Raji, a former Special Adviser on Information and Strategy between 2011 and 2015 died in the early hours of Monday at the age of …

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