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No crack in PDP Senate Caucus, says Abaribe

 …..Pledges Cooperation with Senate Leadership    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus on thursday denied that there is a crack in its fold.    The denial is against the backdrop of insinuations that there is a growing rift within the opposition fold in the upper chamber which necessitated conflicting statements last weekend. 

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Exploit BREXIT for economic development: UK envoy charges Nigeria

Nigerians has been called upon to latch on the opportunity of Britain exit from European Union (BREXIT) for the development of the country’s economy.   British High Commissioner to Nigeria Paul Arkwright made the call in Abuja at a roundtable on“ Global Britain, Supporting Prosperity in Nigeria.”

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Codelagos to Train One Million Lagosians On Computer Programming-Govt

Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh on Thursday said the CodeLagos Programme, billed to be launched later this month will train one million Lagosians on computer programming.Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh who disclosed this at the commencement of a three-day training session for CodeLagos Master Trainers, said the programme ...

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BREAKING: Federal Government licences MCSN as a collecting society

By Wasiu Popoola The Federal Government through the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has directed the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), to “issue with immediate effect, an approval by way of license to the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria Ltd/Gte (MCSN) to operate as a collecting society for the purpose of the Copyright Act.

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LAGOS TERMINATES CONTRACT FOR BADAGRY 48-ROOM HOTEL PROJECT

The Lagos State Government has terminated the contract for the construction of a 48-bedroom hotel project at the VIP chalets in Badagry, which was awarded in 2013 to Messrs. Anatolia International Limited. The project is currently being promoted as part of measures by the Ambode-led administration to boost tourism within the Badagry axis. A statement issued on Thursday by the ...

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LASIEC To release election guidelines tomorrow

The LAGOS state independent electoral commission LASiEC has announced that the guidelines for the July 22nd 2017 local government elections will be released tomorrow. Sources from LASiEC says the guidelines will be made public on Friday 7th April 2017. The local council elections are expected to be held in all the local government areas of Lagos state and the LCDAs.

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Buhari’s Unproductive Media Trial and the descent  to dictatorship

By Mike Ozekhome  (SAN) Justice Adeniyi Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court,Abuja,has just been discharged by an FCT High Court,Abuja,coram Justice Jude Okeke,  after a no case submission by his defence counsel.His wife,Olubowale and Mr Joe Agi,SAN,with whom he was tried,were equally discharged. This is an obviously laughable and anti-climax after   all the “gra gra”,grand standing,posturing,rabble rousing and wanton ...

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FMMC ENDS TRAINING

Victoria Hanson The Federated Maritime Media Chapel ( FMMC) of the Nigeria Union Of Journalists (NUJ) has rounded up its  3 – Day Training yesterday in Lagos. The training which was organized by Eyis  Resources Limited was commenced on Monday 3rd April 2017 and ended on Wednesday 5th 2017. Delivering a lecture on ”Concept Of Concession And Component Of Port ...

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UNILAG STUDENTS STORM AMBODE’S OFFICE OVER ARREST OF COLLEAGUES

Some students of the University of Lagos (Unilag) on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest at the Lagos State House of Assembly over the alleged illegal detention and rustication of their colleagues by the Police and university authorities. The protesters, who chanted different solidarity songs, carried placards with various inscriptions “Nigerian students say no to repression”, “Free our students today”, “We ...

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Ondo Lawmakers hold joint sitting today

After two months of division and leadership crisis, the Ondo State House of Assembly will today hold its first full sitting of all the 26 members. The 13 members in the Akindele group entered the Assembly complex moments ago to attend a Parliamentary meeting with their colleagues in the other group before heading to the chamber for plenary session. This ...

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