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Afenifere lauds Ambode, S’West governors forum on integration

Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos governor...tears and anguish of children in prison seek your sympathy if you will hear

*Lagos Gov driving development of region By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has commended Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his counterparts in the South West geopolitical zone for taking far reaching decisions targeted at promoting commonality for the region. In a statement by the National Publicity …

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Make basic education compulsory – Girls Aint Cheap (GAC)

Mrs Ijeoma Obiajunwa, Dr Eleanor ``nwadinobi, Prof Vivian Motomigan and Hajia Rekiya Shehu at the Talk Table of Girls Aint Cheap

*Punish parents who breach education of any child By Olajide Fashikun Panelists at the maiden edition of the Girls Aint Cheap (GAC) “Talk Table” have called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to make basic education of every child in the nation not just compulsory but a punishable offence if …

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Every girl deserves maximum support to excel in sports – Shoda

Middle is Mrs Paullen Tallen and right is Dr Gloria Laraba Shoda singing the national anthem...NCWS

*At the national launch of Lets’ go, Girls! project President of the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS), Dr Gloria Laraba Shoda, has advocated for maximum support for every girl that decides to go into sports as a right not as a privilege. The former Women Premier football League club …

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Freedom of Expression: Saraki sacks teacher, seek to jail him

Senator Bukola Saraki...

*They were forced under public protest to withdraw the charges By Ayo Fasanmi, Ilorin Dr Bukola Saraki is in contention with a primary school teach in his state, Kwara over an alleged Facebook comment. The Senate President who may have ordered the persecution of the teacher, Biodun Baba, was dragged …

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Girls ain’t cheap debuts with Talk Table in Abuja

Girls ain't cheap

*Support us with just N200 and we’ll change Nigeria – Onyali Any being blessed with girl child is supposed to know that it is a massive blessing that is delivered to them. Cultural barriers towards this understanding is what we need to change and make people realise that society is …

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Building collapse: raise alarm on suspicious construction, Lagos urges residents

Collapsed building

*Warns developers, property owners against altering approved building plans By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government on Wednesday urged Lagosians not to hesitate to raise alarm if they suspect any discrepancy in the construction of any building within their vicinity. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, TPL Wasiu Anifowoshe …

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Kidnappers have no right to live – Inspector General

Idris, Inspector General of Police...got Maimuna Aliyu's petition

*Judiciary is also part of our problems Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday advocated that kidnappers have no right to live. He urged the National Assembly to enact stringent laws on kidnapping to include capital punishment. He said this during the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and other …

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Sex workers begs FG to legalise prostitution in Nigeria

prostitution

*Police force us for unprotected sex when arrested Commercial sex workers under the aegis of the Nigerian Sex Workers’ Association (NSWA) has appealed to the Federal Government to legalise prostitution in the country so that they can do their work in a humane environment free of violence, especially for from …

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Ambode backs judgment authorising state to control inland waterways

Cross section of the newly elected Chairmen of the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas in Lagos State...waterways

*Says era of uncontrolled sand dredging over in Lagos *Swears-in newly elected 20 LGs, 37 LCDAs chairmen By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday expressed excitement at the judgment of Appeal Court in Lagos which set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court empowering …

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NAPTIP operatives arrive London Heathrow, Gatwick airports

Heathrow airport in west London has NAPTIP operatives now

*To profile Nigerian travellers entering UK Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) selected for the joint operations with the Border Force of the United Kingdom have commenced operations at the London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The team comprising of male and female operatives …

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