• Lagos To Spend $300m On Women-owned Businesses

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    Lagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum(AWIEF) to facilitate the process of ensuring that women owned businesses have access to $300 million to boost their businesses. The state’s commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade who disclosed this to journalists yesterday at a…

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    Recession: Ambode, Mohammed Call For Concerted Efforts

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    Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and , the minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed yesterday said the current economic recession in the country can be reversed if concerted efforts are made by Nigerians to revamp the nation’s economy. The duo  spoke at the National Tourism Conference held at Eko Atlantic City…

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    Lagos Denies Plan To Licence Religious Preachers

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    Lagos State government has denied the rumour making the rounds that the government is planning to licence religious preachers, saying such speculation is not only misleading but a disservice to the residents of the state. The state’s commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef who stated this while clarifying issues on the subject matter emphasized…

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    BABY FACTORIES: Lagos Reads Riot Act To Operators

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    Lagos State Government yesterday read riot act to operators of illegal baby factories now thriving in the state, saying it had rescued at least 31 abandoned babies in the metropolis in the last one year. The state’s commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Lola Akande disclosed this while giving account of stewardship of…

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    Land Use Act Gives Governors Excessive Powers – NIOB President

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    The President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Tijani Shuaib, in this interview with GEORGE OKOJIE, gives insight into a number of issues in the industry and the tremendous impact the institution makes with the  provision of requisite manpower skills for Nigeria’s infrastructure development. Builders have been in the forefront in pressing for the…

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    Fibroids: Killer Ailment On The Prowl

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    The number of deaths from fibroid, a term used for non-cancerous (benign) tumours that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus has been on the increase across the country, creating worry and anxiety. Cases abound of people who go for treatment and before you know it, they are dead. GEORGE OKOJIE writes on this…

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  • Yuletide: Lagos Reads Riot Act To Residents Over Fireworks

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    Lagos State government has warned dealers and residents that are fond of using fireworks during yuletide season to be careful with the sales and usage of fireworks popularly known as ‘Biscoe and Banger’ , saying anyone caught will be prosecuted. The general manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Mr. Michael Akindele who gave the…

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    Lagos Govt Seals-off Marina Workers Mosque Over Pollution

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    The Lagos State government on Saturday sealed-off the popular Marina Workers Mosque, over pollution resulting from improper management of sewage in the worship center, located in the highbrow Lagos business district.. The state’s commissioner for Environment, Dr Samuel Adejare who ordered that the mosque be shut while monitoring the October edition of the monthly environmental…

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