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Ambode mourns death of first Vice President, Ekwueme

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Ekwueme, who was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria in office from 1979 to 1983 died in a London Hospital at the age of …

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AFRIMA 2017: Complete list of winners

The 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) was held at the EKO Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island on Sunday (November 12) in Lagos. This year’s show was hosted by American singer Akon. Below is the full list of the AFRIMA 2017 winners. Best male artiste in Central …

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Lagos govt halts proposed Lekki toll hike

The Lagos State government has halted the proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge by the Lekki Concession Company, LCC. Steve Ayorinde, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in a statement on Friday said the state government had directed the company to put the decision “on hold” …

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Former Governor Tinubu releases statement on son Jide’s death

Former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu has released a statement following the death of his eldest son Jide who died this week of “cardiac arrest” in London. The statement which the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) personally signed on Friday reads: We want to express our thanks …

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Tinubu Jide’s cause of death revealed

Activist and humanitarian, Aroms Aigbehi has blamed corruption in the Nigeria’s system for the death of Tinubu’s son, Jide and the health crisis of ex-VP, Alex Ekwueme. In a message he shared on Facebook, Aiggehi noted that corruption is killing both the poor and the rich in Nigeria, adding that …

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