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He said having served as a local government chairman, a member of the House of Assembly, a member of the House of Representatives and a senator between 1999 and 2014, he was the most qualified to run the affairs of the state

As Nigeria celebrates its 54 years of independence, a youth
and political pressure group, Advocate for Collective Transformation ACT has said the effect of bad leadership in the country cannot be compared to ravaging Ebola Virus Disease, EVD.

Ibrahim Farinloye, the spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency in the South-West Zone, on Monday confirmed the recovery of bodies of four missing passengers of a capsized boat at the Bayeku area of Lagos State.

Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial district, Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon, on Monday donated a Brand New Toyota Bus to the Lagos State Teleivison chapter of the Nigerian Union of journalists.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola Sunday visited the site of the collapsed building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun Egbe, expressing sadness at the loss of life even as he described the incident as very unfortunate.

A middle age today was found dangling from a tree at the Isheri Olofin area in ikosi I-sheri Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.

Global acknowledgement of the sterling leadership shown by the Lagos State Government and Governor Babatunde Fashola, SAN in the containment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country came from no less a body than the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday.

A woman, Blessing Okoji, 28, was on Thursday arraigned before a Badagry, Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly assaulting her ex-lover, Chibuchi Obasi, by flogging him with a cane all over his body.

Rather, the N200 million was a direct funding by the Federal Government for the control of the EVD in Lagos.
According to the statement, among those who have donated to the fund for the containment of the EVD are the Aliko Dangote Foundation, N152 million, which will be to sponsor the Ebola Emergency Operation Centre in Lagos; ANAP Foundation, founded by Atedo Peterside, which will be supporting affected private hospitals to the tune of N100,000 per bed space, with the First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, where the index case was managed, to be the first beneficiary and that the hospital would receive N4 million since its bed capacity is 40; the Tony Elumelu Foundation, which has pledged a donation of N50 million to support the Federal Government’s containment efforts; and Shell Petroleum Development Company, which donated an ambulance to the Ebola Emergency Operation Centre in Lagos

Disu, former Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area, made the announcement in her office at a meeting with staff

Fashola made the statement in Ikeja at the grand finale of the 2014 “Be Road Friendly Competition,” an initiative of the state government to promote road safety awareness among school children