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10 Mar 2019
March 10, 2019 (NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the two Lagos State House of Assembly seats in Badagry. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that David Setonji, the incumbent APC legislator, was declared winner of the Badagry Constituency 2, while Ibrahim Layode…
4 Mar 2019
The oil exploration by an an indigenous firm, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company may have pitched the firm against the Badagry communities in Lagos State.
4 Feb 2019
The Lagos state branch of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has given nod to the technology being applied by Echostone Nigeria Limited in the delivery of 4-in-14 housing project initiative. Chairman of the branch, Olurogba Orimalade and other executives gave the nod while inspecting the startup project site in Idale, Badagry, where…
8 Dec 2018
Though widely known as the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, it’s not by accident that the city of Lagos is also regarded as the entertainment capital of the country. Asides being home to most leading entertainers not minding their tribe or religion, Eko, as it’s widely known, has seen it all when it comes to…
2 Dec 2018
Ten years after Lagos State Agriculture Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-YES) kicked off, the project has suffered serious hiccups, which have led to the two centres at Epe and Badagry being rendered inactive. While the Epe centre has been partially taken over by weed, especially the administrative building and green houses, the Badagry centre is still…
29 Nov 2018
The Beach Soccer National Team, otherwise known as Supersand Eagles, will camp at the Aivoji Beach, Badagry outside Lagos ahead of next month’s Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. Two –time African champions Nigeria will join Cote d’Ivoire, Libya, Madagascar, Morocco, Senegal, Tanzania and hosts Egypt at the continental finals slated…
22 Oct 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, are to officially hand over the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) border posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry. In a statement yesterday, the Lagos State government said all arrangements had been perfected for a hitch-free ceremony, adding that Governor Akinwunmi…
21 Oct 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States...
9 Oct 2018
Palpable tension have continued to envelope the ancient town of Badagry, Lagos State, as residents await announcement of result of All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries into the House of Representatives and State House of Assembly. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who went round Badagry reports that people were seen in groups discussing the…
7 Oct 2018
It is curious that 2019 election politics has taken the steam out of the initial enthusiasm to commission a new multilateral facility at the Seme Border Post. A date is yet to be set for the official commissioning of the new facility. At the end of August, a step towards the opening was taken when…
16 Apr 2018
A suspected armed robber was arrested by neighbours of the victim while attempting to rape her in Badagry area of Lagos State. The suspect, Idris Yusuf, a truck driver was the lone robber who jumped the fence to gain access to his victim’s apartment. Report says Yusuf scaled the fence into a building at about…
7 Jan 2018
Sitting on the border between Nigeria and the Benin Republic and on the edge of the Atlantic, Badagry is a town with long, dazzling history and a strong tie to the trans-Atlantic slave trade. That sad episode in her history, however, gave her the opportunity of notching up a few firsts in the history of…

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