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28 Aug 2018
In a bid to tackle the issue of inducement during election, Lagos East Senatorial district chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has began a sensitization programme to educate its members on various crucial things to look out for in the selection of candidates from the zone. This is just as the incumbent Senator, Gbenga…
28 Aug 2018
This won’t be the first time that the current state of the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos would be a subject of interest on this page. The ugliness on its face, the abandonment of its history and other issues relating to the edifice have been discussed at various fora but judging by the controversies surrounding…
28 Aug 2018
The plan to close the ever busy Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, once again, from August 23-26, 2018, portended great suffering for the people. Managing vehicular traffic in the mega-city has become a herculean problem with no solution in sight. We are confronted with a picture comparable to packing thousands of people in small room…
25 Aug 2018
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday donated vehicles and other equipment to the Lagos Prison Services, stressing the need for major reforms to be carried out across the country to decongest prisons. Among the vehicles donated include five Toyota Hilux, five Green Maria and one Ambulance, assuring that the vehicles would be delivered to the…
25 Aug 2018
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), league will continue today at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. In the fixtures released by the NRRFF yesterday, Lagos RFC will lock horns with Kings College Boys RFC by 10am, while Lagos Police takes on Racing RFC at 12noon. Defending champions, Cowrie RFC, battles Gosar…
25 Aug 2018
Africa’s biggest network operator by subscriber base and most admired African brand, MTN Group, has lent its support to the development of Freestyle Football on the continent with the sponsorship of the maiden edition of the 2018 Africa Freestyle Football Championship. The 2018 Freestyle Football African Championship is organised by Feet‘n’Tricks International Limited in partnership…
25 Aug 2018
Dateline was Saturday, August 18, 2018. Suddenly the social media platforms- Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp - became trending with the story penned by a medical doctor named Banji Oyegbami.    Oyegbami, a physician at Beta Hospital Agege, Lagos had taken to social network platforms to share the courageous story of two Halogen Security Company Limited operatives, Daniel…
25 Aug 2018
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has reacted to a media report about an errant Divisional Police Officer (DPO) by ordering the recall of the officer. A statement yesterday by the Command spokesman, Chike Oti, said his boss’ attention was drawn to a publication under caption, ‘Power-drunk Lagos DPO leads team to mosque,…
25 Aug 2018
Preparation is at its peak as Sheraton Lagos Hotel is set to host Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti live in concert, on September 22, 2018. The event, curated in partnership with media and entertainment company Chocolate City Group, the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and four-time Grammy award nominee, will enthrall music lovers, Afrobeat enthusiasts and…
25 Aug 2018
The Rotary Club of Festac Town, Lagos, led by its President, Felix Nnamezie, in company of the Rotary District Governor, District 9110, Lagos and Ogun states, Kola Sodipo, and other members of the club recently visited Beth Torry Home for Mentally Challenged and Handicapped Children in Amuwo-Odofin, where they donated a refrigerator and some food items and offered…
24 Aug 2018
No fewer than 5,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state on Friday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)reports that the defectors were received into the APC at an elaborate ceremony at the ACME Road secretariat of the party. NAN reports that some 500 members…
24 Aug 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday expressed concern about the congestion of prisons, with over 70 per cent of inmates in the state awaiting trial The governor called for major reforms to decongest prisons across the country. Ambode spoke when he received a delegation from the Nigeria Prison Services, Lagos Command, led by…

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