At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

Apparently for want of facts, Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Wednesday, urged Lagos residents not to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje, because he is too old to rule the state at 57. He said his party’s candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has age advantage to carry on with the … Continue reading At 57, Agbaje too old to rule Lagos — Fashola

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#Media4Elections: IPC Holds Media Tweet-A-Thon Ahead 2015 Elections

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is currently holding the fifth edition of its capacity building series for journalists tagged "Media Tweet-a-Thon" with the theme: “Report of baseline survey of newspapers coverage of electoral issues ahead 2015 elections: Matters arising and lessons”. According to Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Director of IPC,in his opening speech, the tweet-a-thon with hashtag #Media4Elections … Continue reading #Media4Elections: IPC Holds Media Tweet-A-Thon Ahead 2015 Elections

I was out when Coroner Invitation was Served – T.B. Joshua

Prophet Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, on Wednesday said he was yet to be “personally served” the witness summons issued by the Lagos State Coroner, Oyetade Komolafe. Joshua made this known through his counsel, Olalekan Ojo, at the ongoing Coroner’s Inquest into the September 12 collapse of a guest … Continue reading I was out when Coroner Invitation was Served – T.B. Joshua

Police Smash Car Snatching Syndicate In Lagos, Recovers 15 Vehicles

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday said it arrested five suspected armed robbers and recovered 15 stolen vehicles from them. Briefing journalists at the command’s headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayode Aderanti, said the suspected robbers were arrested by the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad. “Through the deployment of cutting edge technology, intensive surveillance … Continue reading Police Smash Car Snatching Syndicate In Lagos, Recovers 15 Vehicles

Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) begins distributing permanent voters’ cards in thirteen states, a civil society group, the Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has urged Nigerians residing in Lagos and other states within time frame allowed by the third phase of the distribution Permanent Voters Card (PVC) exercise. According to … Continue reading Claim your Permanent Voter’s Card, CREMA Initiative urges Lagos voters, others

LASU Students Occupy Fashola’s Office Over Fee Hike

Angry students of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Thursday staged another protest at the Government House, Ikeja, over what they called government’s reluctance to reduce their hiked tuition fees. The students in their numbers stormed the governor’s office in three high-capacity buses at about 4.30p.m., demanding the reduction of the fees. They came with … Continue reading LASU Students Occupy Fashola’s Office Over Fee Hike

Group Holds Human Rights Education for School Proprietors

A non-governmental organization, Citizens Rights and Empowerment Advocacy Initiative (CREMA Initiative) has concluded plans to host a one-day conference on “Citizens/Human Rights Awareness Impact on Schools and Students Development” for proprietors of private schools in Lagos state. According to a statement signed by the group’s President/Executive Director, Rexkennedy Saltlove, speakers at the event scheduled to … Continue reading Group Holds Human Rights Education for School Proprietors