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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…
22 Aug 2018
Lagos State deputy governor, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, has called on Nigerians to love one another and live in peace and harmony for the progress of the nation. After observing the Eid-el-Kabir prayers at the Dodan Barracks prayer ground in Ikoyi, Lagos, yesterday, Adebule told journalists that love, peace and tolerance, as tenets of the Eid-el-Kabir…
22 Aug 2018
The popular Aswani market in Lagos yesterday recorded low patronage due to very low turnout of buyers. Though traders complained about the economy, majority blamed the poor turnout on the Muslim festival. Aswani is a popular bend-down select market, located in Isolo. It is an open-market for second hand clothes, among other household items. New…
22 Aug 2018
A Musuem of Contemporary Art, which usually comes with MOCA sobriquet, has become a global brand in visual arts management. The MOCA brand has been domesticated in most big cities around the world. For Nigeria, specifically, Lagos, a museum of contemporary art was widely envisaged to strengthen the city’s status as West Africa’s art hub.…
22 Aug 2018
The Chinese and Nigerian governments in 2013 struck a loan deal to build four new airport terminals in Nigeria. On paper, it was a fairly good deal in the light of gross infrastructure deficit and inadequate funding to fix it. But there is more to critical infrastructure gap in Nigeria than a lean purse to…
22 Aug 2018
Detectives of Ogun State police command have arrested a three-man gang who specializes in vandalising the mast of the telecommunication firm, MTN in Atan Ota area of Ado-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.   The three suspects, Kehinde Yahaya, 36; Akeem Adetona, 36; and Taofeek Olalere, 36 were arrested following a distress call made…

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
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Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…
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Elon Musk notified US regulators on Wednesday that he will rely less on loans in his bid to buy Twitter, as he and partners put $33.5 billion into the deal.