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3 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) yesterday said Lagos and other coastal cities globally that are less than one metre above sea level could be submerged by 2050 if the surge continues, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “The projection by scientists in the United Nations who are the authority in climate change effects,…
3 Sep 2018
A federal High Court, Lagos has ordered that the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and other defendants should not pull down three properties in Adisa Housing Estate, Ebute Metta for rail lines connecting Lagos to Abeokuta, pending the determination of a motion on notice. Justice M.S. Hassan in his ruling recently on the motion ex party…
31 Aug 2018
With the changing face of the city of Lagos amidst massive infrastructural reconstruction of the city, delegates to the 14th Akwaaba Tourism Expo will be treated to the taste of Lagos as never before. This is what the Government of Lagos, through its Ministry of Tourism, is promising delegates to this year's African Travel Expo.…
31 Aug 2018
The Rotary Club of Lagos has restated its commitment towards fighting malaria scourge in its adopted community. The club yesterday distributed free mosquito nets to pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under the age of five at three primary healthcare centers in Lagos Island/Obalende area of the state – Sura PHC, Araromi health center and…
31 Aug 2018
The Lagos State pilgrims in the last hajj have bagged the Most Disciplined Award just as the State Muslim Pilgrims board took the second best award in hajj management. The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) announced the award in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during a post-Arafat stakeholders’ meeting. NAHCON official, Adebayo Yusuf received the second best award…
28 Aug 2018
Detectives attached to Ijanikin Police Station, Lagos State Command, have arrested a mad couple with various human parts residing under a bridge at Cele NICA bus-stop, Ojo on the Mile 2 - Badagary expressway. The incident caused huge panic as residents besieged the place to catch a glimpse of the couple whom they claimed were…
28 Aug 2018
The crisis rocking the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got worse yesterday, as the state chairman, Mr. Moshood El-Salvador and the former national deputy chairman, Chief Olabode George, openly castigated each other at separate press conferences. Salvador has formerly dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he…
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…

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Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the deputy governor of Kano State, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Kano State. Gawuna, secured the party's mandate in the early hours of Friday after he defeated his only opponent, Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada, a House of Representatives member representing the Kano municipal federal constituency. Gawuna polled 2,…
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Uncertainty trailing conduct of the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate its presidential candidate for the 2023 general election is giving party members anxious moments as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline draws nearer.
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It was the turn of All Progressives Congress (APC), delegates yesterday, to exercise their mandate of choosing governorship candidates across the country, a day after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducted theirs.
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With a combined manufacturing production value of N3.2 trillion in the second half of 2021, Lagos and Ogun industrial zones are responsible for 86 per cent of manufactured goods consumed in the country and exported.
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Apart from the contentious issue of zoning, there are some crucial red lines limiting the progression of various presidential aspirants.