Lagos, Kano top 93 million voter register as INEC releases final list

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday released the final list of voters that will cast their ballots in the elections, with the North-West and South-West having the lion’s share of the 93.4 million eligible voters. Presenting the voter register at a meeting with leaders of political parties at the INEC headquarters, Abuja, the commission’s Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said the number of registered youths was 37,060,399. In November 2022, the commission published the preliminary register of voters across the 774 local government areas on its website to enable eligible voters to confirm their details, as well as for Nigerians to

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Terror Alert: Ondo, Lagos, Ogun take proactive actions to prevent terrorist attacks

  Security has been beefed up in border communities across the Southwest states, following an alleged plot by suspected terrorists to attack military formations in the areas, it was learnt yesterday. Government sources said there is increased surveillance in Yewa, Ogun State border towns and Badagry-Seme borders in Lagos and Oke-Ogun, Oyo State to ward off any attack by bandits and terrorists. There was panic at the weekend after the Nigeria Customs Service and other security agencies were put on red alert to avert attacks. In Ogun State, a competent source said Governor Dapo Abiodun has concluded plans to relaunch

Breaking: Southwest PDP zones national offices to Ondo, Osun, Lagos

Southwest PDP has zoned the positions of the National Publicity Secretary to Ondo-State while Osun-State gets Deputy National Chairman and Lagos-state to produce Deputy National Secretary. Details to come.. Chief Sanya Atofarati Southwest Publicity Secretary 14/10/2021

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FG Announces Total Shutdown Of Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government has announced a total shutdown of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for three days from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday to carry out special repair works on the 11.8km platform. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola, said in a statement that the construction had reached a stage where there should not be any form of movement or vibration on the bridge for concrete casting, hence the closure. “The first total closure of the section of the bridge between Adekunle and Adeniji Adele will be from midnight of Friday, 9th October, 2020

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Lagos State Ministry of Education Disowns School Resumption Calendar

The Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) Unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Education has warned the public to disregard a resumption timetable in the social media The timetable, which claims to be the 2020/2021 academic calendar, states that the first term of the session will start on September 21 and end on December 18. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said last weekend that the resumption date he announced was tentative. The purported calendar gives January 11, 2021 and May 3 as the start dates for second and third terms. However, a statement yesterday by OEQA spokesman Emmanuel Olaniran said the

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Helicopter crashes at Salvation Bus Stop, Opebi, Lagos

A yet-to-be-identified helicopter has crashed in the Opebi area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the copter dropped from the sky around 12 noon at the Salvation Bus Stop in Opebi. No casualty or death has, however, been reported as of the time of filing this report. Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a telephone conversation. ”Yes, it just happened. The helicopter crashed in Opebi around 12pm. LASEMA operatives are on our way to the incident site. I’ll give you more updates,” he said. Credit: The

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Sanwo-Olu presents N1.1tr budget for 2020

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday presented the N1.1 trillion 2020 budget on the floor of the Lagos State Assembly. A breakdown of the budget titled, ‘Budget of Awakening’ shared by the Lagos State Government reveals that it will be funded by a projected total revenue of N1.071 trillion and a deficit amounting to N97.53 billion. It was reported that the budget provides for the new minimum wage. Credit: The Punch

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Over 600 people applied to be commissioners in Lagos – Balogun

No fewer than 600 people applied to be commissioners and special advisers in the Sanwo-Olu administration, it has been learnt . The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Tunde Balogun, said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu selected the best among them in his bid to foster good governance in the Centre of Excellence. He said the nominees, who will be sworn in in few days time, will work as a team to resolve the challenges confronting the City State. Balogun told reporters in Lagos that the commissioners-designate possessed experience, sound pedigree and integrity adding that they will not

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Man kills girlfriend after taking tramadol

Lagos—A 33-year-old man, simply identified as Mojupa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend in the early hours of Tuesday, July 2, at Corporation Estate, Mile 2, Amuwo Odofin, said he was “moved to kill her after taking tramadol.” The suspect, who has been arrested and taken to state Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, reportedly told residents that he was contracted to kill the lady by a certain man, who was waiting for him at 2nd Gate, but refused to name the person. It was also gathered that on further questioning, the suspect denied knowing the address of the contact person that sent

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