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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…
6 Aug 2018
About 17 communities in Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos State have benefitted from a N7 million grant for promoting proper waste separation, management and disposal. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) carried out the project. NCF received Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) grant to advocate for actions that promote proper waste separation, management and disposal in…
6 Aug 2018
Operatives of the Lagos State task force at the weekend apprehend 210 miscreants and street urchins and impounded 125 motorcycles around Iludun Town, New Oko-Oba area of Agege. The enforcement operation was carried out based on complaints by different communities around the area. The team also demolished 98 illegal shanties built on drainage alignment and…
6 Aug 2018
To proffer a lasting solution to housing, two organisations have initiated a platform to accelerate land development and administration in Lagos State. The platform tagged, International Conference on Land and Development in Lagos, pioneered by University of Lagos Research and Innovation office, Akoka and Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development Studies is aimed at bringing…
6 Aug 2018
The General Overseer of Love of Christ Generation Church, Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi, has described this year’s edition of ‘Celebrate the Comforter’ annual convention, which held at the United Palace, New York, United States of America, as a success. Briefing reporters at a press conference, which took place at the Sheraton Hotel and Suites, Ikeja,…
3 Aug 2018
Ranked 80th in the July 2018 ITTF ranking, Luxembourger, Sarah De Nutte will be making an adventure into the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria for the 2018 ITTF Challenge Seamaster Nigeria Open as one of the foreigners aiming for the title in the women’s singles. The six-time champion of the Luxembourg championships believes her trip to Africa’s most populous…
3 Aug 2018
A 48-year-old mother of five, Mrs. Ebere Dike, has been arrested in connection with the death of one of her lovers, Mr. Otti-Oriekpa Mike, at her apartment in Morogbo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State. Tragedy struck after the deceased, a businessman, stumbled on the woman with another man, identified simply as Samuel, in the apartment…
3 Aug 2018
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Badagry division in Lagos, have held peace talks for all its aspirants in the 2019 polls, and advised them to work together for the success of the party irrespective of whoever emerges as the standard bearer for any elective…
3 Aug 2018
A strategic partnership between two foremost real estate groups, African Capital Alliance, and The Elalan Group, aims at bridging Nigeria’s housing gap with new contemporary luxury apartments in Lekki, Lagos. The housing project, called Blue Water Lagos, would redefine living in Lagos, by offering affordable apartments with top-notch amenities including leisure, entertainment and recreational facilities that…

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