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15 Aug 2018
Lagos has been ranked third among the ten least liveable cities in the world. This was contained in the 2018 Global Liveability Index released by The Economist Intelligence Unit and World Bank. The report, which rated Lagos 138th of the 140 cities on earth, said it based the report on five parameters. It cited the…
15 Aug 2018
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has affirmed the decision of the party to use direct primary for next year’s elections in the state.
15 Aug 2018
Team Lagos at the weekend picked five tickets for this year’s National Youth Games holding next month in Ilorin, Kwara State. At the Southwest zonal elimination competition held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the state acquired five team sports tickets that include handball (boys and girls), basketball (girls), football (boys) and beach volleyball (girls). The state…
12 Aug 2018
Nigerian youths have been urged to come up with innovative solution to national problems to achieve economic development. This was the position of speakers, yesterday, at the Mega Youth Conference organised by Rise Network to commemorate the 2018 edition of the United Nations International Youth Day, in Lagos. Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode identified youths…
12 Aug 2018
On the walls of the National Museum Gallery, Onikan, Lagos, the visual expressions in paintings and mixed media are no doubt rich enough to attract attention of enthusiasts. From glittering beads in digital forms by Daniel Ajayi to pastel in realism of Christian Allison, stylised impressionism of Omoniyi Gabriel as well as Akintayo Akintobi’s rendition…
12 Aug 2018
In exactly 12 days from today, the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State would be shut for vehicular and human traffic to enable the Federal Government carry out Investigative Maintenance Test (IMT) on the facility. The exercise, which was earlier billed to last from July 27 to 30, will now take place from August 24 to…
9 Aug 2018
An office of young people in Lagos State, Youth Organizing Office, in collaboration with Our Lagos Your Lagos initiative, has announced that it would be holding music concert this weekend, alongside sequence of events designed to encourage, mobilize active youth participation in the Nigerian politics. The concert is part of efforts toward forging a safe…
9 Aug 2018
Two suspected fraudsters have been arrested while producing fake US Dollars with a view to defrauding unsuspecting members of the public. The suspects, according to the police are also known as “wash wash” and they use the fake currencies for fraudulent activities within the Lagos metropolis. The suspects, George Osagi, 51 and Makinde Kudus, 28…
9 Aug 2018
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday seized a truckload of codeine cough syrup (100mg) in Lagos, valued at over N1.17 billion. The Federal Government had banned the production and importation of cough syrup containing codeine a few months ago after a report alerted on its role in drug addiction epidemic. Controller in charge of Federal…
9 Aug 2018
Tragedy struck at the popular Cele bus-stop, Ijanikin area of Lagos State on Tuesday night, as a 28-year-old commercial bus driver, Abraham Umar, was shot dead by cultists ravaging the area. Umar, popularly called Abi, who plies the Badagry expressway, was killed in his girlfriend’s mother restaurant at about 9:30p.m. when the hoodlums, numbering nine…
9 Aug 2018
The Ndubuisi Kanu Recreational Park in Alausa will come alive on Saturday, August 11 as the mega Music & Message Concert tagged ‘Safe ‘N’ Save Spaces for the Youths’ takes centre-stage. Convener of the concert and Youth Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State, Mr. Idris Aregbe, said the event is designed…
9 Aug 2018
About 1,500 children were de-wormed at Makoko and Ibasa beach communities of Lagos State at the weekend. The health outreach, which was championed by Avery Nigeria Limited in partnership with Save Our Future Initiative (SOFI) in Lagos, saw mothers bringing out their children en masse to benefit from the programme. Speaking to newsmen, managing director…

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