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29 Oct 2018
With complexities in design, execution and actualization of constructions projects, stakeholders in the building sector have called for an inclusion of health and safety measures as part of construction document. This, they said, will guide the processes of construction to ensure that works are carried out safely and in a healthy environment. The call was…
29 Oct 2018
It was a gathering of people with high spirits at the second coming of Rotarian Albert Da-Silva during his investiture as the 36th president of the Rotary Club of Lagos West, which took place at Villa Park Hotel & Suites, Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos. The event saw the club launching a book on its 35 years of…
22 Oct 2018
The oldest bank in the country, First Bank Football Club of Lagos at the weekend defeated Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Abuja 4-2 to win the 32nd edition of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) All Nigeria Financial Institutions Football competition. For winning the final match played at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, First…
22 Oct 2018
To mitigate impact of climate change, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the people to change their lifestyle in favour of nature conservation for the attainment of sustainable environment in Lagos State. He stated this during the 2018 Annual Walk for Nature, held at the State House, Marina, Lagos organised by Nigerian…
22 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s leading sports facilities construction outfit, Monimichelle has offered to fix the Abuja and Lagos National Stadiums in two months. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Ebi Egbe told journalists yesterday that he desired to partner with the Federal and state governments in eradicating bad pitches in the country, adding, “ the biggest challenge facing…
22 Oct 2018
Disturbed by the increasing rate of human casualties on project sites, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged artisans to adhere to safety procedures during construction activities. The institute decried acts of non-compliance with safety guidelines, which has been recommended internationally for artisans and called for a change of attitude to prevent further loss…
22 Oct 2018
With the emergence of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Mr. Jimi Agbaje as the standard bearers of the two main political parties, All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 governorship election in Lagos State, various support groups comprising non-Yoruba elements have started positioning themselves ahead of the campaigns scheduled to kickoff…
22 Oct 2018
It is unacceptable that Lagos State should be ranked as the third worst city for humans to live in the world. The gubernatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Babatunde Gbadamosi, who made the assertion, has called for a holistic approach to address the many challenges facing the commercial capital of Nigeria. Gbadamosi noted that…
19 Oct 2018
The co-founder, CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mr. Greg Emuze, has described genetic blood condition as not lucrative in the health sector; hence little attention is paid to it. According to him, big pharmaceutical companies would rather focus their energy and resources to conditions like leukemia, cancer, renal and cardio vascular…
19 Oct 2018
The Companion (Association of Muslim Men in Business and Professions) Lagos district has elected new executive council members to pilot the Affairs of the Association for the next two-years. The election, which took place at the just, concluded elective Conference held recently in Lagos.  The new Executive members are expected to serve between 2018 to 2020 (1440AH-1442 A.H). The team…
19 Oct 2018
Nigerian states are making strides to improve the ease of doing business for domestic small and medium enterprises, the World Bank has disclosed. A statement yesterday in Abuja by its Communication Officer, Olufunke Olufon, indicates that the report covered the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It noted that 29 states had implemented…
17 Oct 2018
The Lagos state governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, said Lagosians are tired of being led by one man. Though the Centre of Excellence has had three governors since 1999, the PDP candidate believes that the state is under the control of an individual. Agbaje, who has contested for the governorship…

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed worries over the low rate of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) collection in Lagos State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, made this known at the Eighth Annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held on Thursday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting…
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