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11 Feb 2015
PDP gubernatorial candidate for Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has declared that he will demolish all toll gates on the Lekki/Epe Expressway, Lagos, when voted into office.    Agbaje stated this during a peaceful protest march christened March for Freedom, organized by Freedom Group, a political pressure group  held in Lekki.    The march, which kicked…
11 Feb 2015
THE Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) in Lagos State has stated that it would, on February 16, charge 10 suspects in connection with the February 11, 2013 torture of three women at Oba Morufu International Market, Ejigbo.    According to the charge sheet, the suspects are the market leader, Isiaka Waidi, 61; Saheed Adisa, 29;…
Students-protest
11 Feb 2015
STUDENTS from all tertiary institutions in Lagos State on Tuesday went on a protest march to the Governor’s Office, Alausa, Ikeja, against the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).    The protesters comprised students from Lagos State University (LASU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos…
Ladipo
11 Feb 2015
•As Fashola, others storm market  IF the All Progressives Congress (APC) must win the gubernatorial elections come April, then the party must begin to look beyond the Ndigbos in the popular Ladipo International Spare Parts Market, Mushin, Lagos.    The traders, it appears, already have their minds skewed in favour of the opposition party –…
Atinuke
11 Feb 2015
IT was tales of joy and hope for enrollees of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), who gathered at Yaba, Lagos on Monday to express how they were able to access quality health care services from the scheme and saved from being ripped off by the health providers.  The enrollees, who cut across social strata,…
11 Feb 2015
IT was a day of frills and thrills last Saturday in Lagos when a notable labour law reporter and employment lawyer, Enobong Etteh, rolled out the carpet to celebrate his golden jubilee birthday. The event, described as a day of law, legacy and leisure, attracted the crème le crème in Nigeria’s legal circle, family members,…
11 Feb 2015
A RUNDOWN school in Ikorodu, Lagos on Tuesday wore a new look, thanks to Paul Orajiaka, Lagos Business School (LBS) alumnus and manufacturer of the popular Unity Girl range of dolls.   Sited at Agunfoye in Ikorodu, Lagos; Salvation Army Nursery and Primary School was dilapidated for years with rundown classrooms, leaky roofs and flaky wall…
11 Feb 2015
SONGS of praise rent the air inside the building of Star Micro Finance, Ososa in Ogun State as well as words of gratitude in divergent methods of communication by not less than 50 beneficiaries as Rotary Club of Gbagada in Lagos, renewed its micro-credit scheme, an empowerment programme that began in 2009.   In his…
DSC 3964
11 Feb 2015
CHIJIOKE Anthony Onyenwe King is a 27- year-old visually impaired man, who though prays to regain his sight, however, insisted he didn’t want to be pitied. He said he wants to achieve his dream of becoming a musician.    Narrating his ordeal, he said: “I came back from my shop that day and slept. When…
WIDOWS-
11 Feb 2015
WHEN hundreds of women under the aegis of Association of Widows on Tuesday gathered at the Okigwe Road Roundabout, their mission was to protest alleged maligning by agents of the Imo State Government, of a widow like themselves, who happened to be the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Mrs. Viola Onwuliri.   Sadly, many…
10 Feb 2015
THE Oodua Peoples Union (OPU) has reiterated the need to promote and educate the youths on the cultural values of the Yoruba people, saying that the move will prevent the cherished culture of the Yorubas from going into extinction.    Chief Ganiyu Adams, leader of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and OPU made this call at…
BAJOWA-PIX
10 Feb 2015
FOR years to come, the final burial rites of Olori Modupe Omolere (nee Ojatuwase), the Alidan Apehi Woye of Osooro Kingdom, would remain a talk of the town.   The funeral programme, which began with a wake on Thursday, February 5, at her home along Erinje Road, attracted dignitaries to Okitipupa, Ondo State.   In…

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