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What Fela did to government with his music – Gov. Ambode

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, was as an enigmatic artiste who used his musician to fight bad governance. The governor stated this during the inauguration of the ‘Liberation Statue’ in honour of Fela, erected at Allen Roundabout in Ikeja. Ambode …

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Lagos State Govt. Denies Backing Demotion Of CP Edgar Imohim

Lagos State Govt. Denies Backing Demotion Of CP Edgar Imohim

The Lagos State Government has denied issuing a statement on the alleged demotion of the State Police Commissioner Ag CP Edgal Imohinmi. A top government official said on Thursday afternoon (October 12) refusing to disclose his identity the government is still studying the situation and will speak at the appropriate …

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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 houses

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The houses, located in Lagos and Port Harcourt, were said to have been acquired by the ex-minister between 2011 and 2013 using front companies. …

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One dead, 19 rescued in Lagos boat mishap

One dead, 19 rescued in Lagos boat mishap

One passenger has been confirmed died on Tuesday while 19 others were rescued in a boat accident at the Oworonsoki end of the Third Mainland Bridge area of Lagos. Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, the Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), who confirmed the mishap in a statement, said the …

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